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Professional Summary

Professionally trained and Bachelor-prepared Registered Nurse with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs; Interested in a flexible position in which obtained education, training, and skills will be successfully utilized; Possesses a compassionate personality centered on prioritizing patient wellness; Open to new and on-going educational experiences.

Skills
  • Managed care of COVID+ patients on crisis assignments
  • Promotion of VTE Prophylaxis
  • EMR/EHR (i.e. EPIC—Superuser, MediTech, Cerner)
  • Endotracheal & tracheal tube maintenance
  • CPAP/BiPAP/NIPPV/Ventilators/O2 Delivery/Nebulizer Maintenance
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) - NxStage, Prismaflex, Prismax trained
  • Acute Hemodialysis, Manual Peritoneal Dialysis, and Apheresis trained
  • Impella, Balloon pumps, VADs, and external pacers
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Therapy
  • IV Catheter insertion/maintenance/removal capability
  • IV drug therapy management/exposure to multi-drip management
  • Oncology medication admin and patient care
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal/maintenance
  • Insulin medication assistance/diabetes education
  • NG/OG tube insertion/removal exposure & training
  • Management of G/J-tubes & feedings/med admins
  • Various Wound/Ostomy/Stoma care
  • Experience with Cheetah Starling SV Hemodynamic Monitoring System
  • EKG reading and interpretation
  • Patient/family focused care
  • Patient/family education & advocacy
  • Customer Satisfaction/Conflict Resolution
  • Flexibility in receiving difficult patient assignments, unit floating, & teamwork
  • Compliance with hospital's Core Measures (i.e. Sepsis, VAP/VAE, PNA, CVA, AMI/HF, SCIP, CLABSI, CAUTI)
Certifications/Licensure
  • California RN License by Endorsement #: 95246459 - exp. December 2022
  • Virginia Compact RN License #: 0001257656 - exp. November 2022
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - exp. February 2024
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) - exp. February 2024
  • NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) - exp. July 2022
  • Health Services Management (HSM) - Received December 2014 from Norfolk State University
  • Medical Cannabis Consultant - Received May 2021 from Lolita Korneagay's Cansoom Certification Program (AHNA #1510)
Education
Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA Expected in 12/2014 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated with Health Services Management Certificate December 2014
  • Graduated Cum Laude Honors December 2014
  • Helping Hands for Healthy Harvesting (co-founder) - 2014 senior-level service project created to target the youth in demonstrating and promoting healthy harvesting for a healthier living
  • Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Incorporated Eta Beta Chapter Vice President 2012-2013
  • National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) 2012-2015 - General membership
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA Expected in 12/2010 Bachelor of Science : General Science & Sociology - GPA :
  • Independently & strategically planned to graduate in 3.5 years with dual science degrees and a Minor in Psychology
  • Pre-Nursing Major 2008-2010
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society 2010
  • Multiple time Dean's List Awardee
  • Sociology/Criminal Justice service project (Spring/Fall 2010) - Tutored/Mentored troubled teens within juvenile detention centers; Prepared them for mandatory state standardized testing and for re-entry back into society
Work History
Adventist Health System - Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse
Cheyenne, WY, 04/2022 - Current
  • North Hampton (Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg) and South Hampton (Portsmouth) - Rising Tides Acutes Region 7;
  • Trained Modalities: Hemodialysis, PD, CRRT, Apheresis;
  • Educated patients and families on dialysis side effects;
  • Recognized changes in each patient's condition and adjusted dialysis treatments as needed;
  • Provided each acute renal patient with compassionate and dedicated plan of care for treatment;
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans;
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
Bickford Senior Living - Cardiac ICU Registered Nurse
Omaha, NE, 12/2021 - 03/2022
  • Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Level III Trauma, 376+ Beds (CCU/ICU);
  • Experience caring for post-op open heart patients;
  • Provided nursing care and management of patients suffering from critical conditions related to all body systems;
  • Managed COVID-19 patients;
  • Managed patients requiring mechanical ventilation, sedation, analgesia, vasoactive drips, intravenous antibiotics, & blood products;
  • Communicated with the medical team, received, verified and placed orders in EPIC;
  • Communicated the plan of care with patients and families.
Krucial Staffing, Inc. - Neuroscience ICU/ICU Float RN
City, STATE, 06/2021 - 09/2021
  • Community Regional Medical Center, Level I Trauma, 851+ Beds (Neuro ICU, Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Trauma ICU);
  • Provided nursing care and management of patients suffering from critical conditions related to all body systems;
  • Managed COVID-19 patients;
  • Managed patients requiring mechanical ventilation, sedation, analgesia, vasoactive drips, intravenous antibiotics, & blood products;
  • Assisted with invasive procedures;
  • Evaluated lab tests and communicated results to the medical team;
  • Communicated with the medical team, received, verified and placed orders in EPIC;
  • Communicated the plan of care with patients and families.
Riverside Regional Medical Center - CIRH - COVID Crisis ICU Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 12/2020 - 04/2021
  • Palomar Medical Center, Level II Trauma, 330+ Beds (COVID ICU, Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Trauma ICU, ED ICU Hold Float RN);
  • CVA, Sepsis/SIRS, External Ventricular Drains/Ventriculostomies, Seizures, PNA, COVID (+) management & pronation, Subdural Hemorrhage/Hematoma, Chest Tubes,Hemodynamics, Transfusions, Assist in Emergent Bedside Surgical Procedures, etc;
  • Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare team to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions;
  • Practiced & initiated proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety;
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preference.
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare (CRMC/CRH) - COVID Crisis ICU Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 09/2020 - 12/2020
  • ICU COVID Crisis Assignment in Texas: Laredo at Laredo Medical Center, Midland & El Paso BorderRAC/BLU-MED;
  • CVA, External Ventricular Drains/Ventriculostomies, Seizures, PNA, COVID (+), Hypercapnea - uncontrolled, Subdural Hemorrhage/Hematoma, Chest Tubes, Hemodynamics, transfusions, ECMO, etc.
First Choice Nurses - Critical Care Registered Nurse - Staff/Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 05/2019 - 08/2020
  • Critical Illness Recovery Hospital (25 bed unit in Riverside Regional Medical (RRMC) - 570+ bed teaching hospital;
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems;
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities;
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management;
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads;
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on unit, providing direct care to up to 25 critical illness recovery patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks;
  • Supervised new employees and student nurses to promote adherence to established patient care standards and practices;
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization;
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situation;
Envoy Of Thornton Hall - Critical Care Float Pool Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2016 - 07/2018

Critical Care Resource Pool/Travel Team for 310-bed teaching hospital with 20-30 patients per unit;

  • Worked ICU/PCU Float - Training consisted of 18 Modules of Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) 2.0 via AACN and 3 months of in-depth ventilator, endotracheal, tracheostomy training, multi-drip management & titration, RSI, RRT, Hemodynamic monitoring (Cheetah Starling SV Hemodynamic Monitoring System), CIWA protocol, post-cardiac surgical procedures, ventriculostomy care, chest tubes, ICP, ECMO, CRRT monitoring, etc.;
  • Float 3CDU - unit comprised of ED Obs/Step-Down/Telemetry/Med-Surg overflow patients (June 2016-May 2017);
  • Made self flexible in floating for exposure to various patient populations/experiences;
  • Super-User for EPIC medical charting system, Capsule vital machines, and Cheetah Starling SV Hemodynamic Monitoring System;
  • Proficient in admitting, discharging, patient/family education, and planning patient care with care management, hospitalists, and specialized physicians;
  • Participated in departmental quality improvement initiatives to achieve higher standard of patient care;
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
Care Advantage, Incorporated - Registered Nurse, Local Travel LTACH
City, STATE, 08/2015 - 03/2016
  • Travel nurse to various rehab and assisted living facilities in Tidewater area of Virginia;
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care;
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients;
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
Company Name - Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse LTACH
City, State, 07/2015 - 03/2016
  • Provided Skilled Nursing to Rehab patients in acute setting;
  • Worked closely with Physical Therapists to restore patients back to their baseline of functioning prior to anticipated discharge;
  • Provided care to Assisted Living residents and assisted with their Activities of Daily Living (ADL's);
  • Held Charge Nurse position to assigned unit(s) and delegated patient/resident care appropriately to CNA's/LPN's;
  • Super-User and key trainer of 15+ staff and new hires for Point-Click-Care (PCC) EMR/EHR system - audited 50+ charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy of orders and PHI transferred from prior paper charting system;
  • Strengthened unit care standards and policies with focus on patient safety and dignity.
Company Name - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
City, State, 12/2009 - 06/2012
  • Monitored vital signs and reported abnormalities to RN/LPN;
  • Assisted patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) to include bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination;
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, ambulation, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles;
  • Cooked/prepared appetizing and satisfying meals/snacks with proportion and nutritional value in mind;
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments;
  • Maintained clean, healthy, and safe environment.
Accomplishments
  • Multi-Awards in Teamwork & Leadership (2019-2020)
  • Multiple Daisy Award Nominations between (2017-2018)
  • Envoy of Thornton Hall Award of Passion in Patient Care Honoree for November (2015)
  • Graduated with Cum Laude Honors from Norfolk State University December (2014)
  • Valedictorian of CNA Training Program through Virginia Health Services (Summer 2009 Cohort)
Affiliations
  • Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Incorporated - February 2012 to present - professional organization founded in 1932 for registered nurses and student nurses (male and female) representing many cultures & diverse ethnic backgrounds with the goals of "service for humanity" & expanding the nursing profession;
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) - January 2017 to present - Utilize for certification obtaining, CEU's, evidence-based practices, and nursing updates;
  • American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) - June 2021 to present - General Member/Advocate;
  • Cannabis Nurses Network (CNN) - June 2021 to present - General Member/Advocate/Consultant;
  • American Cannabis Nurse Association (ACNA) - June 2021 to present - General Member/Advocate/Consultant;
  • Black On The Job (BOTJ) - July 2018 to present - Nurse Mentor/Advisor/Consultant - Our purpose is to inspire forward momentum in each person's career using mentoring, skills enrichment and community engagement;
  • Professional Nurses Association (PNA) - Jul 2018 to present - General Member/Networking - Dedicated to the passion of Nursing and improvement of health in all communities;
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) - April 2015 to present - Utilize for CEU's, evidence-based practices and legislative up-dates;
  • Virginia Nurses Association (VNA) - April 2015 to present - Utilize for CEU's, evidence-based practices, and local nursing events;
  • Nursing Careers and Pathways, Incorporated - September 2016 to June 2017 - Tutor/Mentor elementary to high school students in math and science in pursuance of a career in the health field.

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School Attended

  • Norfolk State University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Job Titles Held:

  • Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse
  • Cardiac ICU Registered Nurse
  • Neuroscience ICU/ICU Float RN
  • COVID Crisis ICU Registered Nurse
  • COVID Crisis ICU Registered Nurse
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse - Staff/Charge Nurse
  • Critical Care Float Pool Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Local Travel LTACH
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse LTACH
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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