Caring Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and 20 years experience in different healthcare capacities. Energetic and motivational Nurse and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes.
Conscious Sedation Nurse09/2009 to CurrentCenter for Diagnostic ImagingCarmel, IN
Assists radiologists in procedures and exams with conscious sedation.
Order medications for sedations and code carts for five of our centers.
Follow up with patients after having procedures or if they have problems.
Implemented and follow a policy for patient's to hold blood thinners.
Yearly, I give TB PPD tests and give flu vaccines to employees.
Complete mock cardiac codes with our staff.
Doctor's Assistant02/2003 to 02/2009Ortho IndyIndianapolis, IN
Assist spine surgeon with various tasks in the clinic setting.
Ordered and scheduled tests, such as, CT scans, MRI's and CT/Myelograms, and also reviewed them with the physician and communicated findings to the patient.
Communicates with other physicians regarding mutual patients.
Neurocritical Care Nurse01/1996 to 01/2006Clarian Health Partners Methodist CampusIndianapolis, IN
Cared for two very critical patients.
Charge nurse for the unit, which consisted of 10 - 14 nurses and up to 25 patients.
Educated families on the condition of their loved one.
Updated physicians on their patient's status and would notify them of any changes.
Admitted patients and either transferred them to a step down unit or discharged them.
Maintained charts and provided confidentiality of all patients.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing1996Indiana UniversityIndianapolis, INNursing