Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 11 years experience working in high patient volume settings. Maintain strong reputation for remaining calm in high stress situations and committed to quality care.
Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia
Strong medical ethic
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
11/2014 - Current
Shenandoah Memorial Hospital － Woodstock, VaRegistered Nurse: Nursing Supervisor
Care for patients in the Emergency Department, ICU, and on Med/Surg.
Assess the patient's condition based upon observation, examination, and/or interview, physician's diagnosis, laboratory findings, age-related issues and other pertinent information.
Evaluate and document patients' response to nursing care and modify or revise treatment plans, and/or contact the medical provider as circumstances require.
Use professional judgment and critical thinking to prepare, prioritize and execute the patient's plan of care consistent with patient assessment data and physician's treatment plans and professional standards of evidence based practice/care.
2016 promoted to Nursing Supervisor.
01/2009 - 07/2016
Novant Health Prince William Medical Center － Manassas, VirginiaRegistered Nurse: Clinical Unit Leader
Provide advanced specialized nursing care to critically ill patients, characterized by the presence of actual or potential life threatening health problems.
Initiates advanced cardiovascular life support measures by mixing and administering special, potent and lethal drugs as well as intravenous fluids.
02/2013 I was promoted to the Clinical Shift Manager (now called Clinical Unit Leader).
I am accountable for managing resources, to ensure quality, cost-effective delivery of culturally competent patient services for specific patient population.
Ensures staff provide the highest quality of care and is in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act, JCAHO, federal, state, and local requirements.
Promote a professional environment through direct action, delegation, coaching and support.
Collaborate with all departments throughout the medical center.
05/2008 - 01/2009
Walter Reed Army Medical Center － Washington, DCRegistered Nurse
Screen patients to determine their suitability as a volunteer blood donor.
Establish IV access.
Monitor donor for any reactions and treat according to SOP.
Notify MD of any and all reactions.
Educate donors about the side effects of donating blood and platelets and what to do to allow their body to rest and recover.
10/2007 - 04/2008
Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children - Specialty Center － Fairfax, VirginiaRegistered Nurse
Educate patients and parents on prescribed medication(s) regimen, dosage and route.
Contact insurance companies to authorize prescribed medication(s).
Department of Defense － Wiesbaden , GermanyRegistered Nurse
04/2006 - 07/2006
Department of Defense － Hanau, GermanyRegistered Nurse
02/2004 - 05/2005
Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center － Sierra Vista, AZLPN
BLS (rec'd 12/2015)
ACLS (rec'd 03/2015).
PALS (rec'd 04/2015).
NIH Stroke Certified (rec'd 2/2016)
Non-Violence Crisis Intervention Training (rec'd 11/2015.
Department of Defense, coaching, critical thinking, nursing diagnosis, health education, health promotion, immunizations, insurance, invasive procedures, life support, managing, assist physician, administer medication, IV access, monitors, nursing care, respiratory therapy, Standard Operating Procedures, staffing, treatment plans.
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Companies Worked For:
Shenandoah Memorial Hospital
Novant Health Prince William Medical Center
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children - Specialty Center
Inova Alexandria Hospital
Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic
Hanau Middle School
Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Shanendoah Memorial Hospital
Prince William Medical Center
Inova Fairfax for Children
Department of Defense
University University of Phoenix BSN
Cochise Community College
Job Titles Held:
Registered Nurse: Nursing Supervisor
Registered Nurse: Clinical Unit Leader
RN: Clinical Unit Leader
Bachelor of Science : Nursing Associate : Nursing
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