By integration of my practical
knowledge and higher education as a healthcare
provider, nursing leader, and
advanced education advocate. I hope to facilitate management in alignment
with the core values and
mission of Saint Francis Hospital. With the expertise I have achieved and the attitude of commitment I ensure
including the ability to collaborate with team
members and ability to self-motivate. I am certain of the mission
to provide effective management with strong dedicated to your nursing staff.
More than 8 years of experience in telemetry and critical care environments
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to promote problem solving skills and foster critical thinking.
Effective oral and written communication skills
Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
Trained Preceptor - Ability to evaluate nurse's learning needs and serve as a clinical resource
Ability to maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods
Strong knowledge of unit and hospital-wide policies and procedures
Critical Care Nurse 01/2012 to Current MICU / CCU, Winthrop University Hospital – Mineola, NY
Maintain continuous hemodynamic monitoring and support for critically ill patients, with overall goal of delivering care to minimize morbidity and mortality, as well as facilitate optimal patient outcomes.
Communicate changes in patient conditions with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Management, and coworkers as appropriate.
Proficient in operating/monitoring patients on respiratory ventilators and interpretation of arterial blood gases.
Proficient in Intra-aortic balloon pump, Artic Sun Hypothermia/Post-Cardiac Arrest Protocol, and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy.
Telemetry Nurse 06/2006 to 12/2011 Gardner Pavilion, Winthrop University Hospital – Mineola, NY
Provided acute and close monitoring of adult cardiac patients with arrhythmia disorders, myocardial infarct, anticoagulation therapy, cardiac and peripheral diagnostic procedures, tilt table, and cardioversions.
Interpretation of cardiac rhythms and assisted with urgent cardiac interventions, including transvenous pacing, defibrillation, and cardioversions.
Facilitated leadership of daily multidisciplinary care rounds and Nursing "hands off" process;ensuring patient safety and care between shifts.
Involved with patient teaching regarding, various cardiac diseases, medications, and pre/post care after procedures.
Maintenance of peripheral intravenous sites and medication adminstration, IV fluids and blood products.
Active Charge Nurse: responsible for RN and NA activities, accountable for patient assignments, unit operation, staffing, and overall patient care.
Unit Clerk & Patient Care Associate 03/2001 to 05/2006 Gardner Pavilion, Winthrop University Hospital – Mineola, NY
Assisted patients with daily functions.
Assisted nurse's with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
Performed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply counts.
Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
Maintained all patients medical information record
confidential and Compliant with HIPPA regulations.
Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
Master of Science: Nursing Education CurrentWalden University -
Bachelor of Science: Nursing 2012Farmingdale State College-
Associate of Science: Nursing 2006Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center -
Development of the Nursing Practice Model at Winthrop
Developed Educational Poster Board called "The Effects of Smoking" located on Gardner Pavilion 2nd floor
Member of the Preceptor program at Winthrop
American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
American Association of Critical Nurses Member ( AACN)
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Member
National Association of Professional Women ( NAPW)
Winthrop's Educational and Professional Development Council Member
Registered Nurse License, State of New York 2006 to present
BLS,ACLS Certification 2012 to present
Currently obtaining CCRN certification
Currently obtaining Rapid Response Training ( RRT) at Winthrop University Hospital