Patient-focused BSN Registered Nurse with a background in Adult Trauma Care, PACU, ICU and Telemetry. Nurse Practitioner student with background in Trauma ICU/IMC, Surgery. Strong proficiency with work history of autonomous care for complex patients with various comorbidities. In-depth knowledge of EPIC and Cerner systems coupled with multi-tasking abilities. Proven history of evidenced based, excellent patient care.
CPR certified through American Heart Association and ACLS certification.
.Charge Nurse, Scheduler.
Served on the Trauma executive committee. Selected for the Ad video which aired on the UMMS website for nurse recruitment with the motto We heal, We teach, We discover, We care. Have served as charge nurse, scheduler, and have oriented new hires.
Treated patients with multiple ortho injuries, head trauma, ruptured bladders, splenectomies, intracranial hematomas, diabetic Ketoacidosis, etc. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including IBS, Chron's disease, COPD and asthma. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Directed facility's LPN program including recruitment, enrollment, budgeting and instruction. Trained new LPNs .Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Supervised other practitioners and employees, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations. Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements. Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Served as the RN night clinical leader from 2010 to 2015 changed from PRN status. Supervised all night shift IMC staff other practitioners and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations. Actively participated in hospital and unit-based Quality Assurance Programs. Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses.
Graduated Cum Laude
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