Registered Nurse with 8+ years experience in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations.
Strong clinical judgment
ANCC Board Certified in Medical/ Surgical nursing
ANCC Board Certified in Geriatrics
Registered Nurse, 06/2008 to Current Middlesex Hospital – 28 Crescent Street Middletown CT
Provide patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication administration to wound care to monitoring for six patients per shift. Provide pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
Charge nurse on twenty three bed medical surgical unit. Overseeing clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Participate daily in multidisciplinary rounds coordinating with members of the healthcare team improving patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
Initiated hospital-wide American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) program entitled Care Innovation and Transformation to identify areas for process improvement. Presented these innovations at conferences in Phoenix Arizona and Fort Lauderdale Florida. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
Medical Staff Services Office Clerk, 12/2004 to 06/2008 Middlesex Hospital – Middletown, CT Responsible for general office duties including filing, copying and answering phones. Perform and conduct credential file audits fir updated licensure certifications. Assist in processing new appointment and reappointment applications to the medical staff. Maintain credentials database and continuing medical education database
Patient Care Technician, 11/2006 to 06/2008 Middlesex Hospital – Middletown CT Responsible for providing patient care on a medical unit. Recording and documenting vital signs and activities of daily living.
Associate of Science: Nursing, 2008 Goodwin College - East Hartford, CT
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2011 Southern Connecticut State University - New Haven, CT