Accomplished and dedicated registered nurse with a solid history of achievement in the nursing profession. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include being able to work independently, as an excellent team member, providing great patient- centered care, and performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Delivers professional and Utilizes effective communication
compassionate patient-centered for conflict resolution with
care patients, families and/or staff
Able to critically think in members.
advanced situations by using logic Formulates and communicates
and reasoning to identify the goal-directed care with patients
strengths and weaknesses of and families.
alternative solutions. Offers a high level of interaction
Serves as a leader and resource for with patients, families and
all staff members. co-workers.
Registered Nurse September 2011 to CurrentTampa General Hospital － Tampa, FL
Responsible for and adheres to, performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Offers a high level of compassion and understanding with patients and their families.
Plans and implements appropriate nursing care for the neurological patient (along with all other medical-surgical patients) under general supervision and according to the nursing standards, policies, procedures and professional guidelines.
Formulates and communicates goal-directed patient care while assuring patient safety and patient rights.
Collaborates and participates with manager in unit operations.
Collaborates and participates with interdisciplinary teams.
Provides neurology nursing care to patients suffering from nervous system disorders, stroke, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and surgical interventions of the spine.
Assumes the role of charge nurse and the responsibilities of this role such as: Serving as a leader and resource for all staff members.
Rounds on patients and their families to address any and all questions or concerns.
Utilizes effective communication for conflict resolution for patients, families and/or staff member problems.
Works efficiently and safely when supporting a nurse (and other staff members) during a change in patient condition.
Provides adequate support to co-workers on a constant basis.
Incorporates the acuity of the neurological patient (and other medical- surgical patients) in order to develop an appropriate and safe assignment for nurses and patient care technicians.
Partners with patient flow administrator to maintain efficient patient flow.
Patient Care Technician June 2009 to August 2010Tampa General Hospital － Tampa, FL
Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
Provide patients with assistance in bathing, dressing, or grooming, demonstrating these skills as necessary.
Restrain or aid patients as necessary to prevent injury.
Serve meals or feed patients needing assistance or persuasion.
Aid patients in becoming accustomed to hospital routine.
Assist with documentation that includes patient admission, intakes and outputs and dietary intakes.
Receptionist January 2007 to May 2008Shear Art Salon and Spa － Tampa, FL
Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
Greet persons entering establishment, determine purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
Receive payment and record receipts for services.
Transmit information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.
Hear and resolve complaints from customers or the public.
Schedule appointments and maintain and update appointment calendars.
Provide information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
Keep a current record of staff members' whereabouts and availability.
Take orders for merchandise or materials and send them to the proper departments to be filled.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts : May 2004Hillsborough Community College － Tampa, FLCollege Athlete, Volleyball
Team Captain (2002-2004)
Award: Player of the year and nominated for Conference Player of the year.
Bachelor of Science : Psychology, Dec 2006Charleston Southern UniversityGPA: College Athlete, Volleyball team captain (2004-2006)
Scholar AthletePsychology College Athlete, Volleyball team captain (2004-2006)
Bachelor of Science : Nursing Apr, 2013University of Phoenix － Phoenix, AZGPA: GPA: 3.64 Graduated with honorsNursing Apr GPA: 3.64 Graduated with honors
Associate of Science : Nursing Nov, 2010Galen College of Nursing － Saint Petersburg, FLNursing Nov
Preceptor to new nurses and student nurses.
Nominated for Preceptor of the year for 9A and for Nurse of the year for 9A.
Nominated for 4 Daisy Awards; nominated by patients Co-Captain for the American Heart Association Heart Walk Team (2014) Credentials and Certifications Licensed Florida Registered Nurse 2016 American Heart Association BLS/CPR 2014 NIH Stroke Scale Certified
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Companies Worked For:
Tampa General Hospital
Shear Art Salon and Spa
Hillsborough Community College
Charleston Southern University
University of Phoenix
Galen College of Nursing
Job Titles Held:
Patient Care Technician
Associate of Arts : May 2004 Bachelor of Science : Psychology , Dec 2006 Bachelor of Science : Nursing Apr , 2013 Associate of Science : Nursing Nov , 2010
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