Certified Registered Nurse with 13 years experience in maternal-child care. Primary focus in high risk labor and delivery with exceptional core strengths of supervision, mentoring, and applying advanced critical thinking skills. Strong desire to be optimally utilized in a leadership role.
Registered Professional Nurse Licenses:
IL #041.320495 Exp: 5/31/2014
AR #R076737 Exp: 05/19/2014
NY #572166-1 Exp: 1/31/2015
CA #665526 Exp: 3/31/2015
FL #RN9186184 Exp: 4/30/2015
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification Exp: 08/2014
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Exp: 10/2014
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) Exp: 11/2014
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Exp: 01/2015
RNC-OB, C-EFM with NCC Exp: 06/30/2015
Member of AWHONN since 2001
Certification for OB Ultrasound Issued: 03/2012
Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Issued: 07/2011
Advanced FHM (KRA)/AWHONN Issued: 10/2009
NICHD EFM Resource/AWHONN Issued: 10/2009
Current Secret Security Clearance
Voluntary separation from USAF with honorable discharge on August 1, 2013. 36-bed OB unit including ante/intra/post-partum care, and circulation/recovery of cesarean sections.
MSMC had transitional program for individuals holding bachelors degree in different area crossing over to a nursing career, with clinical rotation at Ronald Regan Hospital. UCLA faculty needed an instructor for traditional BSN students placed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. A rewarding experience, declined continued employment due to acceptance to USAF.
Travel assignment with Emerald Health Services in a brand new state of the art facility that had recently transitioned from another location. Requested to stay longer, but committed to clinical instructor position.
Travel assignment then per diem on level three labor and delivery unit performing average of 500 deliveries per month. After repeat assignments had full time job as a flight attendant, and HR was happy to give per diem. A permanent management job offered multiple times, but time commuting became difficult.
Staff nurse working in the Birthing Center assisting with a diverse population of low risk patients that desired to experience a home-setting delivery within the shelter of a hospital, and care provided by midwives. Position available as a short-term travel assignment though Cross Country Travel Corps with option offered to extend.
Staff nurse in the Labor and Delivery Unit. Began working at Sacred Heart to gain knowledge and practice with high-risk obstetrical care that generated approximately 350 deliveries per month.
Assigned to Women and Children's Department. Nursing care covered obstetrical, neonatal and pediatric patients. Assisted transition to LDRP units. First novice nurse/officer to start career on this specialty unit with intention as a temporary fill.
Floated to all areas of hospital as needed including: oncology, labor and delivery, medical surgical units, telemetry and emergency room under the supervision of a registered nurse before taking/passing the NCLEX.
Accelerated program taken while on Active Duty in US Navy
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Outstanding Undergraduate Student Nurse Award: April 2000
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society Member
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