Professional nursing professional with broad-based experience in nursing and leadership gained through progressive responsibility in emergency nursing. Upholds high standards of nursing care of diverse populations considering cognitive, psychosocial, physical, cultural and developmental considerations. Recognized by supervisors as a, "dedicated nurse who displays strong clinical judgment, decision making, organizational priority, communications and time management skills." Strengths include:
Assessment: Skilled in performing a comprehensive physical and psychosocial assessment; recognizing and initiating appropriate steps to intervene in medical, psychiatric emergent or urgent situations with solid background in critical care, ACLS
Planning: Noted for ability to prioritize care to successfully manage during times of high volume and stress working effectively as a team member or independently to ensure quality, safety and effective care.
Intervention: Recognized for advocating for patients and families to deliver caring, competent and dignified patient care; working with positive attitude to interface with patients, family and care team.
Evaluation: Selected to precept new staff, serve on committee's and assume leadership position to improve patient care
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification , Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification , Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS), Trauma Nurse Core Course Certification
Summary of Accomplishments
09/2012 - Current
University of Nevada Las Vegas － Las Vegas, 89110Graduate Student MSN-FNP
Dedicated to life long learning, actively pursuing in Master of Science in Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner to expand knowledge, skills and scope.
06/2011 - 07/2013
Summerlin Hospital － Las Vegas, NVEmergency Staff Nurse
06/2012 - 09/2012
Desert Springs Hospital － Las Vegas, NVClinical Supervisor
Supervised and delegated patient care assignments based on nursing needs of each patient, medical regimen considering qualifications and skill mix of RNs, CNAs and HUCs.
Monitored nursing unit and patient status to identify and problems and needs
Identified and confronted issues impacting quality of patient care
Communicated concerns with incident reports reporting to clinical director
Communicated department expectations and goals to achieve success
06/2006 - 04/2011
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada － Las Vegas, NVEmergency Department Registered Nurse
Initiated, and created pain protocol collaborating with physicians, management, nursing committee to create and implement new pain protocol to achieve shared goal of providing timely treatment of pain.
Facilitated change in hospital policy to allow RNs in ED to place EJs to ensure delivery of treatments in a timely manner.
Partnered with physicians and residents to to certify and train emergency and trauma nurses in EJ placement.
Served as communication nursing liaison at monthly physician meeting to improve communication and teamwork
Successfully implemented change to improve patient care serving as committee member and Co-chair of Shared Governance.
Selected to represent nursing to present Nurse choice-resident of year award
Education and Training
University of Nevada Las VegasLas Vegas, NVMaster in Nursing Science, Family Nurse Practitioner
Dean's Honor List
University of Nevada Las VegasLas Vegas, NVBachelor of Science in Nursing