Twenty years experience as a USAF medical technician. Various areas of experience include patient care in Flight Medicine clinic and immunizations. Flight Chief of OB/GYN. Graduated from NWFSC nursing program and now a registered nurse. Excelled as Family Planning, STD and Immunization nurse at Okaloosa County Health Department.
Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the nurse on a family planning/STD care team. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community. Determined requirements, administered and documented immunizations for adult and pediatric patients.
Participated in state program to administer flu vaccine to school age children. Screened medical information. Administered vaccine intranasally and intramuscularly. Documented medical records. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
Assisted physicians provide quality patient care. Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing. Administered all types of required vaccinations as Immunization Back-Up Technician. Performed AF official exams to include visual and audiometric testing. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Organized, updated and maintained over 200 patient charts. Member of Primary Disaster Response Team. Acted as patient advocate and supervised 30 other practitioners and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1991to present
Emergency Medical Technician 1991 to 2011
Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Florida, License number RN9385110
Healthcare: immunizations, computerized charting, intravenous therapy, diagnostic testing, medication administration.
People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills
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