Registered Nurse with 7+ years experience in the acute care setting providing nursing care to diverse patient populations. Proven expertise working in level-one trauma academic facilities serving as both a charge and bedside nurse.
Acute care expertise
Qualified critical care nurse
Experienced Charge Nurse and Resource Nurse
Strong clinical judgment
Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
Current BLS and ACLS certification through the American Heart Association.
CA State Registered Nurse, License #RN95079163, Dec. 2015
AZ State Registered Nurse, License # RN163545, June 2010.
Registered Nurse, 08/2016
to Current UC San Diego UCSD – San Diego,
Travel nurse through RCM Travel Health Care.
RN for the Intermediate Unit Float Pool.
Utilize advanced nursing skills on various ICU step-down units throughout the University Center of San Diego health system. IMU specialty areas include cardiac, neuro/neurosurgery, general surgery, orthopedic/spine, oncology and BMT (Bone Marrow Transplant) units.
IMU float to UCSD's Thornton, Jacobs, and Hillcrest Medical Centers.
Registered Nurse, 09/2013
to 05/2016 Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix,
Specialized in Cardiovascular Progressive Care in a level-one trauma academic center and magnet facility. Care for cardiac patients (vascular, cardiothoracic, and heart failure
specialty units) as well as a wide variety of post-operative and post-trauma
patients as a step-down unit.
Serve Charge Nurse and Resource Nurse on the Cardiovascular and Trauma Progressive Care Units. Assist management with staffing, track unit census, patient transport,
respond to rapid responses and codes. Assist floor nurses with tasks,
admissions, discharges and unit transfers.
Registered Nurse, 04/2011
to 09/2013 AZ Orthopedic Surgical Hospital – Chandler,
Serve as charge nurse on the inpatient unit.
Provide post-operative care for patients who have undergone orthopedic or spinal surgeries.
Admit and stabilize patients that require extended care, observation, pain management, and rehabilitation from the PACU.
Registered Nurse, 06/2010
to 06/2011 Select Specialty Hospital – Phoenix,
Long-term acute care unit.
Assist in the total care and rehabilitation of patients with a wide variety of critical and complex medical conditions, such as cardiac, neuro, post-trauma, and those requiring ventilator weaning.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing,
Current Grand Canyon University - Phoenix,
AZ Currently enrolled in RN-BSN program. Graduation date: December, 2017.
Associate: Applied Science Nursing,
May 2010 Scottsdale Community College - Scottsdale,
AZ Graduated with a 4.0 GPA.