Seeking a position as a Perioperative nurse at UF Health Jacksonville
Basic Life Support certified (BLS).
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certified.
Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS).
Surgical Technologist certificate.
Dental September 2009 to CurrentDENTAL TECHNICIAN Navy Reserve Naval Branch Clinic Jacksonville － Jacksonville, FL
Command Security Liaison, ensure that all command members are current on Health Insurance Portability Act (HIPPA) and Information Awareness (IA) Responsible for all the instruments in the Dental clinic Ensures dentists have all necessary equipment and supplies needed to perform exams.
Perform dental x-rays with 100% accuracy.
Cost savings of $19,860 to the Navy.
Create new and temporary dental records.
Assist dentist with dental exams at a cost savings of $5,000.
Review patient dental records to determine what procedures are required to ensure members are dental qualified.
Clean, wrap, and sterilize dental instrument packs ensuring no interruption of patient care.
NURSING STUDENT July 2012 to October 2014Chamberlain School of Nursing Veteran's Affairs Clinic Southpoint － Jacksonville, FL
Provided exceptional care to labor and delivery patients Measured and assessed vital signs of neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit Responsible for assessing and providing care in compliance with established nursing standards Administered medications and performed diagnostic tests Performed intravenous therapy Promoted and restored health by completing the nursing process Collaborated with physicians and multidisciplinary team members about patient treatment plan Assured quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards Provided spiritual, emotional, and psychological support to patients and their families Protected patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols Maintained patient confidence and protected operations by keeping information confidential Documented patient care services by charting in patient and department records Performed percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube feedings Participated in coordination and collaboration of patient care management with PACT team during 4 month preceptorship at Veteran's Affairs Clinic Southpoint Jacksonville, Florida Completed patient assessments and critical thinking skills during telephone triage while performing preceptorship.
OTOLARYNGOLOGY TECHNICIAN July 2009 to November 2012Otolaryngology
Naval Hospital Jacksonville － Jacksonville, FL
Managed a team of 6 surgical technicians Managed 3 surgeons' surgical cases Responsible for $980, 696.84 operating budget Assisted surgeons in carrying out surgical techniques.
Assisted in surgery as a circulating technician, scrub technician and/or first assist.
Provided nursing care, safety and support to patients before, during, and after surgery.
Selected, sterilized, and prepared instruments, materials, and the aseptic environment necessary for surgery.
Maintained surgical equipment and records.
In charge of ordering all supplies needed for otolaryngology surgical procedures and otolaryngology clinic.
Independently performed postoperative clinical care such as suture removals, nasal splint removals, and general wound care.
Performed audiology testing and evaluation Performed over 300 ear cleanings Surgically assisted in over 2,000 surgical procedures in the operating room and over 5,000 routine procedures in the otolaryngology clinic.
Liaison between hospital and surgical representatives for all equipment, operating, and clinical supplies.
Responsible for maintaining, restocking, and auditing of the airway and crash carts.
SURGICAL TECHNICIAN September 2005 to June 2009Naval Hospital Jacksonville － Jacksonville, FL
Surgically assisted in over 3,000 surgical procedures in gynecological, otolaryngology, and general surgical specialties.
Senior surgical technician for gynecological surgical specialty Responsible for equipment and ordering all supplies for gynecological surgical specialty Managed 4 surgeons' surgical instruments and procedures Managed and assigned duties to 3 surgical technicians for gynecological surgical specialty Assisted patients and surgeons during labor and delivery procedures.
Provided assistance during vaginal deliveries Ensured the cleanliness and efficiency in labor and delivery wards by keeping rooms prepared and monitoring patient health Assisted and prepped patients and surgical rooms for over 1,500 cesarean sections Responsible for overseeing the operating room for cesarean section patients Conducted training for 20 staff members on gynecological surgical procedures Enhanced gynecological quality patient care by 20 percent Maintained all equipment, materials, and instrumentation for labor and delivery surgical suites Performed instrument and small count before, during, and after surgical procedures.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN March 2004 to December 2004Naval Branch Health Clinic Mayport
Administered first aid treatment to emergency patients.
Performed emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures.
Operated the ambulance to transport sick and injured patients.
MEDICAL CORPSMAN Medical Assistant September 2002 to December 2004Naval Branch Health Clinic Mayport
Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations Interviewed patients to obtain medical information Administered prescribed medications Measured blood pressures, heart rates, respiratory rate, temperature and pain levels.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics, and information Performed venipunctures Performed Foley catheterization Assisted in clinical procedures such as Papanicolaou tests and ingrown toenail removal Scheduled appointments Maintained medical records.
Education and Training
2002Naval Hospital Corps School Hospital Corpsman
2005Naval School of Health Sciences Surgical Tech
Associates : Arts, 2012Florida State College of JacksonvilleArts
Bachelors : Nursing, 2014Chamberlain School of NursingNursing