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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Seasoned nursing professional with 14 years of experience offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Advanced skill working with diverse patient populations in various settings including acute care, home care, and inpatient psychiatric facility. Experience in training new nurses by imparting knowledge and skills that have been acquired over time.

  • Collecting vitals
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Treatment Planning
  • Data entry
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Medication administration
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Home care
  • Case management
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Therapeutic communication
  • Fluent in Spanish
Education and Training
Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville, OH Expected in 02/1993 Bachelor of Arts : Theology - GPA :
Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville, NY Expected in : Nursing - GPA :
St. Vincent College Bridgeport, CT, Expected in 05/2005 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Qualification Highlights
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Southcoast Health System - RN Staff Nurse
North Dartmouth, MA, 10/2015 - Current
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehensible terminology.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
Orange Regional Medical Center - RN Case Manager
Middletown, NY, 01/2008 - Current
  • RN Case Manager responsible for the ongoing nursing assessment of patients that have been diagnosed with a terminal illness with a prognosis of 6 months or less.
  • Provided education to patients and caregivers regarding signs and symptoms of disease progression and approaching death with a focus on symptom management and comfort measures.
  • Implemented and revised patient care plans reflecting changes in patients' condition.
  • Maintained comfort and quality of life while alerting physician about changes in patients' condition.
  • Communicated with interdisciplinary team to coordinate care and ensure that patients' needs are being met by all disciplines so that patient receives a holistic approach to end of life care.
  • Provided physical, emotional, and spiritual support to patient and caregivers through ongoing assessment of needs, education regarding the dying process, and validation of feelings.
Medical Search International - RN Floor Nurse
Los Angeles, CA, 11/2007 - 10/2015
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to severely compromised patients in a long term acute care facility.
  • Responsible for 4 to 5 critically ill patients requiring frequent monitoring of ventilator support including tracheotomy care/suctioning and ventilator maintenance.
  • Performed extensive wound care, medication administration including I.V. drip medications, telemetry interpretation and monitoring, and functioned as a code team member.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
Community Rehabilitation Hospital South - Registered Nurse
New Palestine, IN, 10/2006 - 10/2007
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action on a busy Orthopedic/Neurology/ Urology floor.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Planned and spearhead in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Educated patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.

Brenda Haislip - Administrator - Trinity Hospice - 706-401-3954
Patricia Scoggins - Administrator - Trinity Hospice - 706-951-6048
Carol Callahan - East Central Regional Psychiatric Hospital - 706-792-7006
Nancy Andrews - DNP - 203-895-4426
Dr. Jon Christopher Gibbs - MD - 706-831-0204

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School Attended
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • St. Vincent College
Job Titles Held:
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Case Manager
  • RN Floor Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science