Twenty six years of experience in post anesthesia care care at Alamance Regional Medical Center. Extensive patient assessment and intervention skills. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient care. Additional expertise includes formating the hospital's Surgical Information System for PACU. I am also a super user for EPIC. Continuing education is a prime focus to stay current on new technology and patient care interventions. Certified in ACLS and PALS. A steadfast commitment to quality care. A desire to focus on preventative care and health education.
Eight years of experience in critical care. Two years as nursing supervisor responding to a wide range of staff and patient urgent need issues. Excellent communication, task setting and problem solving skills were a necessity.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification [Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification and Adult Life Support (ACLS) Certification
Lab draw and EKG proficient
Knowledgeable in medications including IV drips (vascular active meds, and cardiac drips)
Good at interpreting EKGs and lab results
Experienced in care of children, adults, and the elderly
Experienced in obtaining medical and surgical history
Expert in physical assessments and intervention
Knowledgeable in computers
Expert in anesthesia agents and their effects
Communication skills with other departments, patients, families, and physicians
Knowledgeable in multiple body systems: vascular, urology, orthopedics, general surgery, ENT, gyncology
Instructor in computers and BLS
Wrote policies and procedures
Alamance Regional Medical CenterBurlington, ncPACU nurse
Provide post anesthesia care to a wide variety of surgical patients. Assist with anesthesia blocks and blood patches.
Alamance Regional Medical CenterBurlington, NCEvening Nursing SupervisorObtained medications from pharmacy after hours, covered for call outs, responded to codes blues, responded to nursing and patient care issues. Called in axillary departments as needed.
Alamance Regional Medical CenterBurligton , NCCCU nurseProvided ICU and CCU care. Managed Vents, IV drips, Swans lines, central lines, responded to emergency situations.
Chatham HospitalSiler City, NCCharge nurseCharge nurse of a 30 bed med/surg floor, 8 beds were ICU beds.
Education and Training
Davidson Community College'Lexington, NCAssociate of Applied Science: Nursing
Bob Jones UniversityGreenville, SCBusinessCertificate
Greensboro CollegeGreensboro, NCBachelor of Science: Business/Economics