Motivated individual whom desires more experience in health care field. Desire and seeks enhanced learning opportunities within the nursing profession.
Volunteer Experience: Relay for Life, Heart Walk of Michigan, Children with Hair Loss, Huntington's Disease support group, Grief Support Group of Camp Hope, Viva Voca Chior Nurse, Red Cross Blood Donor, FEMA Support Registered Nurse.
Leadership Experience: Sub acute rehab setting for team of 100-150 staff members, on call rotation for staffing, leadership with infusion center as lead infusion nurse, charge nurse role, educator for CIWA task force, CIWA expert participation in grand rounds, EPIC SuperUser.
Registered nurse on Michigan Medicine unit/ progressive care, geriatric resource nurse, telemetry interpretations, intravenous catheter placement, laboratory obtainment and monitoring, sepsis screening and protocol monitoring, insertion of nasal gastric tubes, infusion drips of cardiac medications, patient assessment collection and input into EPIC computer system, Evidence based practice updates with medication shortages, clinical alcohol withdrawal syndrome, CIWA task force, resource nurse for the unit, trainer for preceptee, education compliance & training facilitator, charge nurse role for the unit with demonstration of delegation, assurance , coordination ofadmissions, bed management, bed utilization, anticipates and coordinates staffing model with nurse manager, participates in interdisciplinary rounds, role model for Clinical Excellence, Outstanding Nurse of the Year for 10 east 2019, Education development for CIWA patients, EPIC superuser, works closely with team members to provide patient centered care.
Infusion nurse, proficient in time management, proficient in intravenous line insertion for adults and pediatric patients, maintenance of picc lines, access and de-access of internal medi ports, administration of high risk medications such as rituxan, radicava, gammaguard, tysabri..ect. Administration of subcutaneous hormonal substances, wound care, obtainment of vital signs, scheduling patients, insurance verification, mixing and preparing IV medications per weight base dosages and calculations, monitoring and collection of laboratory specimens, history and physical obtainment, Monitoring for adverse reactions, reaction protocol medication administration, Cerner Powerchart data & order entry
Volunteered to support the pandemic as a PCU- Surge ICU RN thru COVID-19. Worked as a surge ICU RN under the leadership of an ICU RN with titration of drips, start and infusion of pressers, proning, infection management, isolation management, proper protective doning and doffing, ventilator care, suctioning, turning and repositioning, sedation and paralytic infusions, monitoring of labs, awakening trials, ect.
Employed thru many years with job titles of nurse aide, licensed practical nurse (LPN), registered nurse, nurse manager, Developed appropriate care plans for at-risk individuals and high-risk families. Advocated for patients by providing patient centered care, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients treatment goals, verbal physician's orders input, peripheral IV insertion, wound care for complex wounds, doppler usage for SBP monitoring, coordination of admissions, nurse leader service recovery, fill in manager, tracking of infection control, chart auditor, medication administration for IV, PO, DHT, Peg tubes, care for left ventricular assistive device (LVAD), sterile dressing changes, insertion site monitoring. Trach care and suctioning.
Registered Nurse RN- BSN completion program. Dean's list all semesters, Excel's in Education graduate
Bachelors graduate with 4.0 GPA.
Graduate Registered Nurse Associates Degree. Advanced placement program completion of LPN- RN. Dean's List, Skills proficiency completion, clinical rotations completed in psychology inpatient setting, medical surgical unit with observation in cath lab, obstetric labor and delivery with recover and expression of milk via pump, Childrens hospital infection control unit. Average GPA 3.6
* CPR certified through American Heart Association
* NICHE Certified Geriatric Resource Nurse (GRN)
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