Board-certified Nurse Anesthetist passionate about the care of children. Seeking full-time position in Children's Hospital committed to providing excellent, family-centered care to children.
Acute care expertise
Strong clinical judgment
Culturally competent care - spent 2 weeks in 4/2012 working in NICU of Patan Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
EHR proficient - Meditech & EPIC trained
03/2012 to 05/2013
ECMO SpecialistChildren's Hospital Colorado, The Heart Institute – 16123 E. 16th Ave, Aurora CO 80016 Management, initiation and discontinuation of Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation on pediatric patients, age newborn to 20 years. Responsible for development of End of Life on ECMO protocols. Participated in development of ECMO protocols related to coagulation algorithms and Antithrombin III administration. Served on hospital-wide ethics committee as ECMO representative. Acted as preceptor for new team members.
04/2008 to 03/2012
Clinical Nurse IIIChildren's Hospital Colorado, Neonatal Intensive Care – 16123 E. 16th Ave, Aurora CO, 80016 Clinical Nurse III in Level IV NICU. Trained on all therapies offered, including ECMO, head cooling, multiple types of ventilatory support, and CRRT. Served as unit resource and relief charge nurse. Acted as Phase III preceptor to new graduate nurses and new hires. Cross-trained for both Cardiac and Pediatric ICU's for all age groups.
11/2005 to 04/2008
Travel Registered NurseOnward Healthcare – 64 Danbury Road, Wilton CT, 06897 9 months at St. Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO in mixed Medical, Cardiac and Surgical adult ICU. 1 year at Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO in mixed Medical, Trauma, and Surgical adult ICU. 3 months at Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT on the Multidisciplinary Team. Responsible for house resource, trauma and code nurse role at night.
04/2005 to 06/2006
Registered Flight NurseAerocare Medical Transport – 7601 E. Apache St, Tulsa OK, 74115 Nurse responsible for care of critical adult & pediatric patients during fixed wing air transport. Trained on transport ventilators, infusion pumps, and intubation, chest decompression, and central line placement.
01/2002 to 11/2005
Registered NurseTulsa Regional Medical Center – 744 W. 9th St, Tulsa OK, 74127 Staff nurse, eventual charge nurse, in mixed Medical, Surgical, and Cardiac adult ICU. Trained on intra-aortic balloon pump, CRRT, open-heart recovery. Cross-trained to cardiac cath lab, interventional radiology, and emergency room. House Supervisor experience.
Ph.D.: Nurse Anesthesia Fairfield University - 1073 North Benson Rd, Fairfield CT, 06824 Obtaining Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration in Nurse Anesthesia, with plans to sit for CRNA certification upon completion.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Oral Roberts University - 7777 S. Lewis Ave, Tulsa OK, 74117
Emphasis in International Missions
Secretary of Student Nurses Association
member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
graduated cum laude, 3.42 GPA
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2002 to present
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2008 to present
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Certification 2008 to present
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2001 to present
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification 2004 to 2008
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 2013 to present