Compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurse with over 3 years of clinical experience providing care at the intermediate care level in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Exceptional capacity to deliver a high standard of holistic and individualized nursing care to patients and their families. Seeking a challenging position that promotes the use of advanced critical thinking skills and vast clinical expertise to achieve excellence and deliver optimal care.
Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana, 2013 - Present; License Number: 28212866A
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2016-2018
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2017-2019
Compassionate and patient focused care
Cardiac IV medication administration
NIH Stroke Scale Certification
Proficient in thorough computerized clinical documentation
Trained as a Code Blue Team nurse
Frequently maintain role as charge nurse
Preceptor to students and newly hired nurses
La Porte HospitalLa Porte, INIMCU Registered Nurse01/2015 to Current
Evaluate needs, prioritize treatment, and maintain patient care flow of 4-6 intermediate care level patients.
Conduct diagnostic assessments and implement appropriate interventional care.
Coordinate with Hospitalist, Pharmacist and Case Manager during interdisciplinary rounds to develop individualized plan of care.
Maintain the role as Charge Nurse while simultaneously managing a full patient load. Implement new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements and patient placement. Serve as a reliable resource to unit staff.
Trained to care for patients post Cardiac-Catherization, post CABG and post Pacemaker Surgery at IMCU level of care.
La Porte HospitalLa Porte, INMedical/Telemetry Registered Nurse03/2014 to 12/2014
Deliver superior care to acute care patients in the Medical/Telemetry setting.
Monitor and interpret cardiac rhythms and respond appropriately to patients' needs in accordance to defined protocols and policies.
Establish optimal patient outcomes by implementing patient care goals and teaching patient and families to understand conditions, medications and self-care skills.
Work in collaboration with members of the healthcare team to provided coordinated care by maintaining effective communication and appropriately delegating tasks within the scope of practice.
Bachelor of Science:Nursing2013Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN
Dean's List Student: Spring 2012, Fall 2012
Bachelor of Arts:General Studies2011Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Minor in Human Developmental Psychology
Member of Medication Safety Committee, 2015-2016 La Porte Hospital
Leadership and Management Preceptorship, 2013 Riley Hospital Outpatient Cast Clinic, Indianapolis, IN
President: Rho Lambda National Sorority Leadership Society, 2008-2009 Ball State University
Community Service and Philanthropic Director, 2008-2009 Ball State Panhellenic Council