Patient-focused Registered Nurse with 17+ years experience in the cardiovascular ICU. Skilled in providing post-op care to the adult, pediatric and neonatal population. This includes post anesthesia recovery and pain assessment needs and control.
Certifications and Licenses
Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota, License number 128070-6
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 1995 - Present
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2002 - Present
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) Certification 1997 - Present
Skilled cardiac care nurse
Strong medical ethic
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
IV drug therapy management
Medication administration expert
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Mercy HospitalJune 1994 to March 1999Registarted Nurse Janesville, WI
Mayo ClinicMarch 1999 to CurrentRegistered Nurse Rochester, MN
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Education and Training
Rochester Community and Technical College1994Associate of Science: NursingRochester, MN, USA