I am currently employed in the EP LAB in MUSC for 9 years and 10 years in PCU Stepdown (Progressive Care Unit) offering my expertise to expand professional development in other areas of Nursing that is relevant and engage in other roles to contribute to MUSC's goal of excellence.
Skilled and experienced cardiac care nurse
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Committed to patient satisfaction
Excellent interpersonal skills
Dependability with tasks assigned
Organized and attention to detail
EP LAB nurse05/2007 to CurrentMedical University Of South CarolinaProviding perioperative care to patients who are getting Pacemaker and Defibrillator implants, simple to complex ablations (i.e. AV node, SVT, A. fib and A flutter), Left atrial appendage closure device, Leadless pacemaker, Subcutaneous ICD and Loop Recorder. Using critical care and judgement during assessment, diagnosis, planning and implementation of patient population. Circulation and monitoring during the procedure and scrubbing with the provider during the above mentioned procedures. Providing moderate sedation to patients for short procedures like TEE. Working intimately with the Physician providers filtering and notifying with critical information necessary for the flow of the daily operations of the lab.
STEPDOWN NURSE09/1997 to 05/2007Medical University of South CarolinaProviding comprehensive nursing care to inpatient cardiovascular population admitted for Cardiac procedures and surgery, Cardiovascular ailments like CHF, PVD, CAD accompanied with other comorbidities like DM, COPD, Obesity, etc. Proficient with multi pharmaceutical knowledge for the stated patient population.
Registered Nurse06/1996 to 12/1996Deborah Heart and Lung CenterBrowns Mills, NJUtilize nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation in providing care on admitted cardiac patients under telemetry monitoring. Perform routine nursing procedures within the standards of nursing and acknowledge situations that needs immediate attention by a provider. Be a resource for the provider as he delivers emergency and routine care.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: BSN 1989SAN PEDRO COLLEGEDavao City, Philippines