Registered Nurse with seven years experience in healthcare. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Occupational Health Nurse October 2014 to CurrentMontgomery County Occupational Medical Services － Rockville, MD
Perform pre-placement and periodic medical evaluations to ensure that a medical condition doesn't preclude safe job performance and/or to identify reasonable accommodations. Medical evaluations include: Vision Exam, Hearing Exam, Pulmonary Function Test, Phlebotomy/Immunization, Treadmill Exercise Stress Test, Respiratory Fit tests for N95 and SCBA, Physical Ability Test, and obtaining vitals;
Perform injury care for County Fire and Rescue/EMS to include: wound care, post bloodborne pathogen exposure testing and prophylaxis, and immobilizations such as splints, casts, braces and crutches;
Conduct Countywide Flu clinics for County employees;
Counsel and trained on the use of Personal Protective Equipment especially post exposure.
Registered Nurse November 2012 to October 2014Inova Fairfax Hospital － Fairfax, VA
Provided critical care nursing on a 32-bed unit specializing in Trauma, Med/Surg and Post-op patients ill enough to require 3:1 care;
Provided compassionate care to patients suffering from conditions such as: Organ transplant, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Respiratory Disorders, End of Life Care, Cancer, Drug Overdose or Withdrawal, Myocardial Infarction, Massive Pulmonary Emboli, Traumatic Brain Injury/Bleeds, Gunshot wounds and Ventilator/Tracheostomy management;
Assessed patient conditions, titrated high-risk drips and administered medications as need;
Observed behavior and symptoms; reported changes to physician as needed;
Educated patient and family about conditions including discharge teaching and support as appropriate.
Certified Nurse Aide July 2009 to January 2011Cherrydale Health & Rehabilitation Center － Arlington, Va.
Assisted patients with activities of daily living including hygiene, feeding, range of motion, and ambulation.
Operator, Clerk and Correctional Officer February 2002 to February 2008Charlotte County Sheriff's Office － Port Charlotte, Florida
911 operator/dispatcher certified for Emergency Medical Dispatch;
Selected for early advancement as the Maximum Segregation/Classification officer responsible for inmate discipline, administrative confinement and outside work details.
Education and Training
B.S.N : 2012George Mason University － Fairfax, Virginia
A.A.S. and A.S : 2011Northern Virginia Community College － Springfield, Virginia
1999Boise Bible College － Boise, Idaho
1995U.S. Air Force Academy － Colorado Springs, Colorado
Certifications and Licenses
Virginia Registered Nurse #0001234181
Basic Life Support (exp 10/2018)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (exp 03/2018)
DOT Urine Drug Screen collector
Healthcare: Intravenous therapy/phlebotomy, computerized and paper charting, wound care, sterile technique (PICC dressing changes, Foley insertion, peritoneal dialysis, Tracheostomy suctioning), insulin administration (sliding scale SQ, IV and DKA recovery protocol) and Neuro/CIWA checks.
Interpersonal Skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills, patient preceptor/trainer, extensive de-escalation training and implementation during time as maximum segregation officer
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Companies Worked For:
Montgomery County Occupational Medical Services
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Cherrydale Health & Rehabilitation Center
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office
George Mason University
Northern Virginia Community College
Boise Bible College
U.S. Air Force Academy
Job Titles Held:
Occupational Health Nurse
Certified Nurse Aide
Operator, Clerk and Correctional Officer
B.S.N : 2012 A.A.S. and A.S : 2011 1999 1995
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