A highly skilled, dedicated, and compassionate Registered Nurse with extensive experience providing patient care, leading hospital initiatives, and spearheading training programs is eager to apply background and knowledge toward a Clinical Nurse Specialist position. 2 years as LPN and 13 years as RN with excellent communication and teaching skills. Proven track record of developing and implementing education programs that result in skilled, capable nurses. Demonstrated ability to supervise and coordinate staff to ensure optimal nurse-to-patient ratio. Strong communicator and collaborator, well recognized for having a positive attitude and serving as a calming influence in high-stress situations. Areas of Expertise Patient Care Staff Hiring & Training Patient Education Staff Supervision Project Management Diabetes Education Patient Monitoring Occupational Health care Scheduling Mental Health Evaluations Verbal & Written Communication Cross-Functional Collaboration Community Involvement
Registered Nurse Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist in the State of Arizona, License number AP7411Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014 to present.
Completed 500 hours of clinical work in Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist programDelivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Headed onboarding process for new nursing staff.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow..
Arizona Nurses Association, Member National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) American Diabetes Association Community Involvement Glendale Fire Department, Crisis Response Unit: Awarded Certificate of Excellence
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