Passionate, self motivated professional seeking a rewarding position where effective communication and interpersonal skills can be maximized. Seeking this position within a dynamic healthcare system.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN)
Paralegal Studies Certificate
Medication administration expert
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Proficient in computer charting and navigation
06/2017 to Current
Nursing InformaticsOverlook Medical Center － Summit, NJ
Educate nursing staff in proper use of clinical information systems.
Work with IT assessing impact of information systems on production and adjusted processes as needed.
Support nursing staff in the use of new technologies.
Handle queries and issues with the system resolving or seeing them resolved.
Hold training classes for new hires, nurses, pct, unit representative, preceptor courses and charge RN courses.
10/2013 to 06/2017
Clinical CoordinatorOverlook Medical Center － Summit, NJAssistant manager of a 29 bed inpatient neuroscience unit. Facilitate patient admissions, discharges while meeting core measures. Ensuring patient safety and satisfaction is met. Providing an environment for best patient outcomes. Monitoring staff compliance by continual auditing. Ensure staffing is appropriate by completing schedule for both day and night. Provide yearly feedback to staff via performance evaluations. Recipient of the 2016 Clinical Excellence Award. Neuroscience nurse of the year nominee. RN Pact professional ladder participant, AHA Heart Walk team captain. Maintain a presence on multiple hospital committees.
02/2012 to 10/2013
RN Case ManagerOverlook Medical Center － Summit, NJWorked as a float RN Case Manager. Assigned to different units for chart utilization review and discharge planning. Met with patients and families to determine discharge needs and expectations. Worked with insurance companies to ensure patient admissions met reimbursement guidelines. Worked with outside vendors to coordinate equipment needs for the patient. Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to coordinate patient care.
01/2007 to 02/2012
Registered NurseOverlook Medical Center － Summit, NJManaged all aspects of patient centered care. Assigned to the neurological unit. Worked with a multidisciplinary team of RNs, social workers, case managers and physical therapists. Ensured physician orders were effectively carried out, including testing, medical procedures, consultations and stat orders.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: NursingMontclair State University － Montclair, NJCoursework in the field of nursing to complete a Bachelor of Science Degree.
Diploma of Nursing: NursingMountainside Hospital School of Nursing － Montclair, NJDirector List for Academic Achievement Award
Bachelor of Arts: Political ScienceMontclair State University － Montclair, NJ
Earned a Major in Political Science and a Minor in Paralegal Studies
Paralegal internship with Lowenstein Sandler corporate law firm.