Registered Nurse of 7yrs at the Phoenix VA Health Care, seeking employment within the Phoenix VA Health Care System. Have experienced knowledge, of providing skilled and compassionate care to our Veteran population for over 21years.
Work history and experience:
Registered Nurse: Phoenix VA from 01/2006 until current. Experienced in Spinal Cord, Medical Surgical, and Palliative Care nursing. Currently working on 4D.
LPN : Phoenix VA from 6/2003 to 12/2005 on 4D Spinal Cord/ Medical Surgical Unit until transitioned into RN role 12/2005.
LPN: Central Baptist Heart Institute in Lexington Ky from 9/1997 until 3/2003, where I accepted an LPN position at the Phoenix VA. Relocated to Phoenix 4/2003.
LPN: Began my nursing career at the Lexington Ky VA, from 9/1986 until 9/1997. Was granted the opportunity to work with a Cardiovascular Surgical Group at Central Baptist Heart Institute.
Registered Nurse holding current License #(RN136895) in the state of AZ
BLS Certification 2013 to present
Under the direction of RN Team leader, provided skilled nursing care and mental health support to the Veteran population ranging from WWI,WWII, Vietnam, Korean and South Pacific. Worked as Lead LPN in the Ventilator Support Unit. Worked on skilled Spinal Cord Injury Unit.
Under the direction of RN Team Leader, worked as a skilled cardiac nurse on a highly fasted paced unit, to include duties as; Monitoring post-op CABG, telemetry monitoring, medication administration (PO and IV), reviewed post-op orders. Member of IV team and carried pager at night.
Under the direction of RN Team Leader, carried out duties within the scope of practice as an LPN on skilled Spinal Cord, Med/Surg Unit.
Was granted the opportunity to transition into the RN Team Leader role on Spinal Cord, Palliative Care, and Med. Surgical Unit. Duties are but not limited to: Charge Nurse night shift, providing assignments to other practitioners and disciplines. Discuss plan of care with Veteran, Physician, and all disciplines involved. Skilled care provided to the Veteran by implementation, intervention and evaluation of care plan until discharge.
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