Expert registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience in hospital and community clinic environments. Perform professional nursing work of considerable difficulty including care of clients and
exercising supervision over Rn's, LPNs and nurse aides.
Retired from State of IL in the fall of 2005 to care for infant and disabled parent and grandparents.
Taught Art as an Art Mentor with public and parochial schools k-3rd. Set up finance and fundraisers for High School Cheer program
PTA president, fundraisers, facilitated meetings, produced monthly newsletter, set up script program.
Continued to seek education through various CME programs.
LIcense Practical Nurse (IL)-1989
Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois 1992- current,
Registered Nurse in State of California 2014, license #95040529
Supervisor and Staff Nurse.
Experience with evaluations, assessments, interventions
of patients, employees, infections, and safety programs.
Developing effective policy and programs.
Developing and implementing staff/ patient plans of care.
Evaluating and implementing Quality Assurance plans.
Implementing Employee evaluation and disciplinary plans.
Worked close with nursing staff, physicians, administration, and ancillary departments to assure quality of care.
Staffing of nursing and non-nursing personnel.
Prepared regular charts on patient's health-related history, medication restrictions, and allergies.
Ensured charting accuracy.
Provided patient education by explaining treatment procedures, medication risks, nutritional guidelines, and physician instructions.
Ensured quality control through processing admissions, assessments, treatments, and referrals for a
diverse patient base.
Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure, and glucose, and lab results.
St. Mary's Hospital merged with Blessing Hospital and all impatient medical services were moved to Blessing in 1993. I selected an open position in Dialysis unit in 1993-1995.
Two Degree Program offered at Southeastern Community College through JWCC in Quincy, IL. Extensive Med/Surgical and Psych training offered at this school. Obtained educational experiences from many facilities in Iowa while attending ADN program.
License Practical Nurse at JWCC 1 year program and was licensed in the state os IL. Work as a LPN on a Med/Surg, Onocolgy Unit while attending RN School.
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