Versatile Emergency Department and Level 1 trauma nurse who excels at quick, responsive decision-making in a fast-paced patient care setting. Skilled at assessing patient needs, coordinating care and overseeing patient treatment plans. Experienced in all facets of emergency patient triage and care, including disaster response and infectious disease control.
Areas of Expertise
Ultrasound guided intravenous catheter insertion
External Jugular intravenous catheter insertion
Proficient in use of Level 1 Rapid Infuser
Care of emergency thoracotomy patient
Patient and family education
Cerner and FirstNet documentation
Care plan administration
Team-focused coordinated care
University of Alabama at Birmingham HospitalJuly 2012 to August 2015Emergency Department/Level 1 Trauma Nurse Birmingham, AlabamaServed as staff nurse caring for patients with life-threatening illnesses, including acute congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarctions, cerebrovascular accidents, left ventricular assist device malfunction, drug overdose, respiratory failure and massive trauma. Promoted health and supported patients and families in coping with illness.
Education and Training
University of Mobile2012Bachelor of Science: NursingMobile, Alabama, USA
Provider: Basic Life Support (BLS) * Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (PALS) * Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) * Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)