Highly effective professional nurse with 15 years of experience across health care industry. Provides excellent customer service, direct health care, compliance and database management, and comprehensive staff development. Committed to bringing strong solutions to dynamic and challenging work with clients, colleagues, community members, and organizations.
(2017-2018) Served on Whatcom County Infection Control Taskforce at Whatcom Health Department, co-chair of 2018 infection control conference
*(2011-2017) Surpassed agency strategic goals by introducing electronic education platform training and tracking 250 employees. Initiated methodical, outcome-driven standards for internal education and compliance programs. Created and led award-winning employee wellness program for non-profit healthcare agency. Promoted internally three times in three years, expanding successful telehealth program from 45 to 80 clients and was adept with health insurance authorization management. Delivered meaningful training and extensive, top-notch customer support for all incoming staff and system users.
(2015-2017) Served on board of directors as director-at-large for HHNUG (Horizon Homecare National Users Group) in partnership with the McKesson Corporation. Brought value to board and agency.
(2010-2016) Earned certifications for Personal Training (AFAA) and the Spinning Program to teach Bootcamps, indoor cycling classes, and more. Successful completion of 6 attempted Spartan Races including 2014 Trifecta with World Championship finish.
(2001) Certified by CISLA program (Toor Cummings Center for International Studies and Liberal Arts) at Connecticut College in recognition of proficiency in a foreign language, executing independent study of indigenous medicinal plants in Bali, Indonesia, a rigorous and multicultural academic program.
(1996-1997) Completed 10 month NCCC ( Americorps*National Civilian Community Corps) serving the Eastern United States through projects in the environment, education, public safety, disaster relief, and unmet human needs. Earned certification as wildfire fighter with USFS in the Francis Marion National Forest, SC.
Graduated cum laude with honors thesis and self-designed major in Ethnobotany: Plants, People, and Culture including semesters abroad in Bali, Indonesia and Nepal with the School for International Training. Semester in Nepal culminated in month-long study on medicinal plant trade from Western Nepal district of Humla to Kathmandu. Undergraduate work study completed at the Science Center of Eastern Connecticut as program educator facilitating science learning and exploration for all ages.
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