Critical care MSN RN with
experience in PACU, Cardiac Cath Recovery, CCU, IMC, PCU, Telemetry, and ER
nursing. Leadership experience includes
preceptor, charge nurse, participating in nursing education, and nursing committees
during employment at a Magnet recognized facility.
Thorough physical assessments
Strong clinical judgment
Patient and family advocacy
Professional bedside manner
Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
Problem resolution capability
CERNER proficient (EMR)
IMC-RN, 07/2011 to Current Franklin Square Medical Center – Baltimore, MD Provide care for a diverse population of patients including but not limited to, CHF, MI, renal failure, respiratory distress, sepsis, CVA, ETOH, and substance abuse crisis. Participant in staff meetings, patient rounding, and policy committee. Current preceptor and unit resource for safe patient handling, mobility coaching. Assisted in informatics department with education to new employees with use of CERNER and equipment.
Telemetry-RN, 07/2006 to 07/2011 Franklin Square Medical Center – Baltimore, MD Cared for telemetry patients through discharge. Assisted with education and unit transition to use CERNER (EMR).
ER-RN, 07/2005 to 07/2006 Franklin Square Medical Center – Baltimore, MD Worked as a team member to assess, treat, admit, or discharge patients according to diagnosis.
Cardiac Cath Recovery-RN, 07/2002 to 07/2005 Union Memorial Hospital – Baltimore, MD Managed care for patients undergoing cardiac catheterization, stent, pacemaker, defibrillator placement, and ablations. Credentialed and experience with balloon pump.
CCU/Telemetry-RN, 07/1998 to 07/2002 GBMC – Towson, MD Primary care, assessment, and evaluation of cardiac patients. Experience with ventilated patients and temporary pacemakers. Completed chart audit for the unit on a monthly basis. Preceptor and charge responsibility.
PACU-RN, 07/1997 to 07/1998 GBMC – Towson, MD Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
PCU-RN, 01/1994 to 07/1997 Good Samaritan Hospital – Baltimore, MD Primary care of telemetry and cardiac patients. Charge and preceptor responsibilities.
Clerk / Mechanic, 07/1983 to 07/1987 U.S Army – U.S Performed military requirements and completed enlistment term. Clerical work including inventory, replenishing stock, and record keeping for unit motor pool supplies.
Master of Science: Nursing Informatics, 2014 Chamberlain College of Nursing - IL
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2012 Chamberlain College of Nursing - IL
Diploma: Nursing, Union Memorial School of Nursing - Baltimore, MD
American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
Sigma Theta Tau
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification expires July 2019
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification expires June 2019
Registered Nurse in MD, License number R120823, 1994 expires January 2020