Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland, # R115875
Registered Nurse in the State of Florida, #1644052 (Inactive)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
NICU Neonatal Resuscitation Nurse 12/2018 to CurrentInova Fairfax HospitalFalls Church, VAAttending high risk deliveries in the NRN role, providing immediate and transitional care.
Travel Contract/RN Network-NICU/NRN09/2017 to 12/2018Inova Children's HospitalFalls Church, VACaring for critically ill newborns in the NICU; Attending high risk deliveries in the NRN role, providing immediate and transitional care.
Travel Contract/RN Network, FT, Level II Nursery04/2017 to 08/2017Trident Medical CenterNorth Charleston, SCCaring for newborns 32 weeks gestation and older. Attending deliveries as needed for immediate and transitional care.
Travel Contract/RN Network, FT Neonatal Resuscitation Nurse10/2016 to 03/2017Inova of Fairfax HospitalFalls Church, VAAttended deliveries of high risk neonates, providing immediate and transitional care.
Adjunct Professor/Clinical Instructor- Pediatrics01/2013 to 08/2014Frederick Community CollegeFrederick, MDClinical Instructor for Nursing students, taking them through their Pediatric/Pediatric ER clinical rotations at Frederick Memorial Hospital and Inova of Loudon Hospital.
Staff Nurse, RN II06/2001 to 10/2016Frederick Memorial HospitalFrederick, MD
Provided care to critically ill newborns in a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Attended high-risk deliveries, assisting with resuscitation, stabilization, and transport to the unit.
Permanent Charge Nurse, 2010-2011.
Chairperson, Unit Practice Committee, 2014.
Staff Nurse, Home Health04/2000 to 05/2002Home CallFrederick, MDProvided nursing care in the home environment to both Pediatric/Neonatal patients and adults. Assisted families and patients with transition from the hospital to the home. Provided care, education, and management to patients and caregivers regarding Diabetes management, wound care, central line and PICC care, and administration of IV therapies (antibiotics, TPN, various infusions). Supervised Home Health aides.
Licenced Realtor 05/1998 to 02/2000Macintosh RealtorsFrederick, MD
Assisted clients with the sale and purchase of new and existing homes.
Awarded Rookie of the year, 1999 along with partner Kristi Jacobs.
Staff RN01/1993 to 06/1995Prince George's Hospital CenterCheverly, MD
Provided care to critically ill newborns in a Level III NICU.
Travel Contract/Cross Country Nurses08/1992 to 12/1992Children's National Medical CenterWashington DC
Provided care to critically ill newborns, Level IV NICU.
Travel Contract/Cross Country Nurses; Staff RN, NICU06/1991 to 08/1992All Children's HospitalSt. Petersburg, FL
Initially worked a 15 week travel contract, Pediatric Oncology unit.
Hired as full time staff RN in the NICU, Unit N2.
Staff RN10/1989 to 05/1991Children's Hospital of New OrleansNew Orleans, LAProvided care to critically ill newborns, Level III NICU.
Staff Nurse01/1986 to 10/1989Keesler Medical CenterBiloxi, MS
Initial assignment as 1st Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Provided nursing care to Oncology patients ages 18 and up. Administered chemotherapy, worked with central lines, blood product administration, strict isolation. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant during this time.
Transferred to Level III NICU in 1988, provided care to critically ill newborns. Final 12 months worked as Charge Nurse. Promoted to the rank of Captain during this time.
Separated from service in October, 1989.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing1985Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL, USA
Air Force ROTC Scholarship awarded, spring of 1983.
Attended ROTC courses and training 1983-1985.
Commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Air Force upon graduation- May, 1985.
Fall of 1985- Assigned to Sheppard AFB for completion of Officer Training.