Dedicated RN with 10 years medical-surgical experience. Experience in assessment, treatment, and support of pediatric through adult patients as a member of the primary health care team. Act as Charge Nurse on weekdays and House Supervisor on weekends as needed. Member of the Spiritual Care Committee, Palliative Care Committee. Involved in developing Care Partner Program, Open Medical Records Policy, and Comfort Care Orders.
Strong clinical judgment
Successful diagnosis/treatment of adult & childhood illnesses
Thorough physical assessments
Patient and family advocacy
High Level of autonomy
Professional bedside manner
Adept at working independently and prioritizing/managing deadlines
Hospice and Palliative care philosophy understanding
Problem resolution capability
Registered Nurse, Med-Surg, 01/2003 to Current Central Peninsula Hospital – Soldotna, Alaska
Patient care on med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment for 4-6 patients per 12 hour shift.
Manage care for post-operative patients through discharge.
Liason between patients and physicians to ensure high quality of patient care.
Instruct patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Initiated hospital-wide study to identify areas for process improvement in end of life care.
Preceptor for new graduate nurses and experienced RN's.
Fill in charge nurse during week or supervisor on weekends as needed
Member of the Spiritual Care Committe and Palliative Care Committee. Involved in development of Care Partner Program, Open Medical Records Policy, and Comfort Care Orders.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2003 University of Alaska - Anchorage, Alaska