Dedicated registered nurse with clinical practicum experience and passion for delivering quality healthcare. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner, patient-centric focus and expertise in discharge management.
Arkansas State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 6 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in inpatient and outpatient care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements.
Dedicated registered nurse with clinical practicum experience and passion for delivering quality healthcare. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner, patient-centric focus, expertise in discharge management, and post hospital care.
Medication and IV administration
Triaging patient concerns
Direct and Indirect Patient Care
Infectious disease control
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Electronic Health Records Management
Nursing Plan Development and Modification
Inpatient and outpatient care
Family and patient support
Patient education and counseling
Encompass Health SystemTexarkana, TXRegistered Nurse02/2020 to Current
Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
Little River Nursing and RehabAshdown, ARRegistered Nurse Supervisor02/2018 to 01/2020
Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
Monitored infection control and critical incidents and made changes and improvements to processes where necessary.
Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
Supervised ancillary staff of 40+ on-call nurses, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
Lansdell Family ClinicDequeen, ARLicensed Practical Nurse01/2016 to 02/2017
Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with 30+ active patients per day.
Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
Triaged patients and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
Education and Training
High School Diploma05/2013Horatio High School, Horatio, AR
Nursing06/2014Rich Mountain Community College, Mena, AR
Nursing12/2019Cossatot Community College of The University of Arkansas, De Queen, AR