Loyal nurse with a steadfast commitment to quality care who desires a career in which my knowledge, education, and experience bring a substantial contribution to my employer and clients.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
IV Therapy Certified
Medical Director04/2007 to 05/2009Baxter-Biolife Plasma Services
I maintain a strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction and excellence in nursing care.
State of Texas, Department of Disability & Human Services 06-2009 until present.
I serve as a patient advocate for the daily direct care of medically fragile individuals.
I use my keen assessment skills to monitor and communicate changes in condition to attending physicians.
Collaboration with team in the creation and implementation of care plans that address specific needs for that individual.
Transcribe written and verbal orders in a timely and accurate fashion.
Prepare and administer medications, injections and treatments.
Perform timely, accurate documentation.
Escort individuals to surgery, appointments, and activities.
Member of the training team, and also created and implemented department training package in 2013.
Supervisor- Emily Seago RN (318)525-2155.
As the medical supervisor, I determined suitability to donate plasma, management of donor adverse advents, review of laboratory test results, donor notification of unsuitable test results, and support of special donor immunization program.
I worked under the direct supervision of the center physician.
Familiar with regulations of the plasma collection industry and manufacturing environment.
Comply with all federal, state and local specific requirements related to quality of product.
Demonstrated continued competency in the performance of job responsibilities.
Maintain employee medical records.
Jane Crowder (940) 566-4871.
12/2002 to 11/2007United Surgical Partners- Baylor Surgicare
The LVN position allowed daily direct care of patients in several areas of the center: Endoscopy, Pre-operative, Post-operative, OR, Recovery, Discharge, and Pain Management.
I assisted the physicians with various specialty procedures.
My desire to acquire knowledge and learn new skills, lead to the advancement to cross train to other departments.
I have exceptional IV and venipuncture skills which were utilized in the Pre-operative department.
Center Supervisor- Marty Dresher RN (817) 481-0034.
12/1995 to 11/2007Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine
Assisted physicians with special procedures: Colonoscopy & EGD with biopsy, polypectomy, dilatation, Esophageal variceal banding, hemorrhoid banding.
ERCP with sphincterotomy and stent placement.
Bronchoscopy with biopsy, washing, slides, fluoroscopy, Chest tube placement, Feeding tube placement, G- tube , Motility study , Lithotripsy, Bubble study, TEE, Cardioversion , PICC line placement, Doppler studied therapy, venipuncture, medication administration, liver biopsy, parenthesis, thorocentesis, foreign body removal.
Scope and medivator maintenance.
Scheduling, Pre-operative and Post-operative phone calls.
Emergency call team.
Department preceptor & training team.
Quality assurance and special events committee.
Supervisor-Kim Ridenhour RN (817) 329-2598.
Education and Training
1995Excelsior College- RN Transition program- Currently preparing for Clinical Evaluation.
North Central Texas College- LVN Licensure 2001 Education America -Registered Medical Assistant
documentation, special events, fashion, nursing, quality, Quality assurance, Scheduling, Supervisor, supervision, phone, written
Special Commendations 7 Five Star Spirit Awards for Excellent Service- Baylor Regional Medical Center 2 Platinum Five Star Spirit Awards for excellent Service- Baylor Regional Medical Center Employee of the month- Baylor Regional Medical Center GI Nurse of the year- Proctor & Gamble Inc. Perfect Attendance- Baylor Regional Medical Center Merit Award- State of Texas Dept. of Disability & Human Services