Caring, compassionate, patient and dedicated registered nurse with 7 years experience caring for high-risk obstetrical patients. Determined to ensure high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Eager to be involved in the education of patients, family members, and members of the healthcare team.
Staffing Committee Leader
Physical and Emotional Assessments
Proficient in Spanish for the Obstetric Patient
Breast Feeding Care
Education and Coaching
Operating Room Circulator
Bedside Surgical Care
Strong Clinical Judgment
Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse, 01/2013 to Current University Medical Center Brackenridge – Austin, TX 78701
Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse, 01/2013-07/2013
Supervised and served as charge nurse for high-risk Labor and Delivery Unit in teaching hospital.
Oversaw patient care across 8 LDRs and 2 operating rooms.
Collaborated and coordinated with health care team to best meet patient's needs and desired outcomes.
Maintained staffing to preset grid based on patient census and acuity level.
High Risk Maternal Transport Nurse, 09/2011 to Current University Medical Center Brackenridge – Austin, TX 78701
Assessed and stabilized critically ill expectant mothers from surrounding communities prior to transport via air or ground to Level III NICU.
Communicated with referring and receiving physicians, charge nurses, flight and air crew to ensure safe patient care during the transport process.
Performed ongoing assessment of patient, modified plan of care as needed, and implemented interventions to improve outcomes.
Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse, 10/2009 to Current University Medical Center Brackenridge – Austin, TX
Delivered expert nursing care to childbearing women at this teaching hospital emphasizing evidence based practice and customer satisfaction.
Conducted comprehensive assessments and provided complete care to mothers utilizing external/internal fetal monitors, IV therapy, and natural childbirth methods.
Adept in crisis management and comfortable in fast-paced emergency situations.
Technically proficient, comfortable with computerized charting and documenting systems.
Agency Registered Nurse-Labor and Delivery, 01/2009 to 10/2009 Medical Concepts Staffing – Austin, TX
Provided treatment and care to antepartum, laboring, and postpartum mothers.
Assisted mothers and support persons to have a positive birthing experience.
Maintained flexibility and professionalism while working with unfamiliar organizations or healthcare teams.
Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse, 07/2006 to 09/2008 University Medical Center Brackenridge – Austin, TX
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2006 The University of Texas - Austin, TX Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing GPA 3.64/4.00
National Certification Corporation Inpatient Obstetric Nurse National Certification Corporation Electronic Fetal Monitoring Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider The STABLE Program Learner/Provider Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Registered Nurse Texas Board of Nursing