Emergency Room Nurse with sixteen years
experience working in urgent and high patient volume settings. Current experience as Emergency Department Nurse
Manager at Shawnee Mission Health Overland Park free standing location.
Committed to hospital initiatives, missions and values.
Demonstrate strong leadership by example.
Effective, respectful and compassionate communication skills.
Skilled in safely staffing department appropriately for patient care needs.
Experience in facilitating throughput of patients within the department and throughout the hospital.
Excellent IV skills including SonoSite training.
Enthusiastic and compassionate caregiver.
Shawnee Mission Health - Overland ParkOverland Park, KSEmergency Department Nurse Manager01/2017 to CurrentManage nursing staff, lead recruiting and hiring, manage employee review process and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Monitor unit budget and productivity to ensure financial objectives are met. Support staff and physicians in care of
patients along with
implementing department initiatives and
standards. Work with administrative team in developing strategic plan for growth and development of current off site campus, as well as future campuses.
Shawnee Mission Medical CenterShawnee, KSEmergency Department Charge Nurse/Staff Nurse07/2004 to 01/2017Supervised staffing and throughput of patients
through the Emergency Department, collaborating with ancillary
departments to provide care and placement of patients. Provided direct patient care
with compassion, good time management
and highly developed critical thinking
Favorite Nurses Travel DivisionOverland Park, KSTravel Nurse01/2004 to 07/2004Emergency Room contracted RN
Research Medical Center Emergency RoomKansas City, MOEmergency Department Staff Nurse05/2001 to 12/2003
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science:NursingRockhurst University/Research College of Nursing
Bachelor of Arts:PsychologyRockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification January
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) May 2016-2019
NIH Stroke Certification January 2019
Vital Smarts Crucial Conversations
Activities and Honors
Developed, planned and implemented fee flu shot clinic for Shawnee Mission Health Overland Park. Over 200 residents of the surrounding area were vaccinated, improving the health of the community.
Shawnee Mission Health Peru medical mission trip 9/2017.