Graduate Assistant August 2013 to November 2014Southeast Missouri State University － Cape Girardeau, MO
Assisted in clinical setting with nursing fundamentals and adult health in undergraduate Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) students.
Registered Nurse December 2002 to CurrentSaint Francis Medical Center － Cape Girardeau, MO
General Surgical Medical Floor Charge Nurse: Supervises a 20 bed unit and patient care staff on night shift.
Responsibilities include staffing assignments, bed placement, assistance in patient complaints, rapid responses, code blue.
Clinical Preceptor: A mentor for new graduate nurses or nurses new to the facility.
Gastrointestinal: preoperative and postoperative care and education for cholecystectomy, appendectomy, colon resection, splenectomy, hernia repair, ostomy care, incisional care.
Genitourinary: preoperative and postoperative care and education for transurethral section of the bladder tumor, transurethral resection of the prostate, cystoscopy, nephrectomy, nephrolithiasis, wound care, continuous bladder irrigation, management of ileoconduit.
ENT: postoperative care nasal surgeries, thyroidectomy surgery, total neck dissections, tracheostomy care.
Trauma: Various injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, falls, burns.
Care of pneumothorax, orthopedic fractures, crush injuries, burns, facial fractures, internal injuries.
Bariatric: postoperative care and education with gastric bypass and lap sleeve.
Experience with Jackson Pratt drains, Duvall drains, wound vacs, picc lines, central lines, mediports, blood transfusions, chest tubes, foley catheters, nasogastric tubes.
Nursing Assistant May 2000 to December 2002Saint Francis Medical Center － Cape Girardeau, MO
Master of Science : Nursing, May 2016SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY － Cape Girardeau, MOGPA: GPA: 3.61Nursing 940 clinic hours completed, including OB/GYN, Geriatric, Pediatric, and Primary Care GPA: 3.61
Bachelor of Science : Nursing, December 2002SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY － Cape Girardeau, MONursing
diabetes, irrigation, mentor, Nursing, OB/GYN, patient care, Primary Care, staffing, surgery, Trauma, wound care