(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Accomplished Registered Nurse with 29 years of expertise in emergency services, patient care and team leadership. Passionate about driving positive outcomes for diverse types of patients. Dedicated to enhancing quality of care, safety and patient outcomes.

  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • OR and ER experience
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
Education and Training
Baptist Hospital Licence Practical School Nashville, TN, Expected in 05/1992 : Nursing - GPA :
Columbia State Community College Columbia, TN, Expected in 05/2000 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Chamberlain University Downer's Grove, IL, Expected in Master of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Dean's List Honoree: Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
  • Major in Executive Leadership
Care Initiatives - RN, Charge Nurse
Montezuma, IA, 09/2016 - Current
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Supervised ancillary staff of nurses, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
Southcoast Health System - RN Staff Nurse
Lakeville, MA, 03/2015 - 5/2016

Worked at staffing agency as and ER Nurse, Rehab Nurse, and Office Nurse.

Adventist Healthcare - Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
Waldorf, MD, 2/14 - 6/15
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Completed daily client rounds and tracked client movements.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with fellow staff members to enhance team collaboration.
  • Followed standard admissions procedures and documentation requirements for all client intakes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Identified behaviors associated with substance abuse and recognized signs of being under influence of alcohol or drugs.
Geo Group Inc. - RN
Pecos, TX, 7/11 - 2/14

Used computerized system and telephone system to communicate with hospitals and physicians in order to transfer patients to a hospital for higher level of care.

Bed Management duties for Centennial Hospital

Used my knowledge of emergency diagnoses to assure proper placement and transfer to the appropriate hospital.

Common Spirit - ER Nurse
Folsom, CA, 9/10 - 6/11
  • Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.
  • Triaged incoming patients and communicated with doctors to encourage timely attention to urgent situations.
  • Cared for patients of all ages, giving special attention to newborn and geriatric patients with age-specific needs and risks.
  • Assisted licensed physicians in treating or evaluating patients as required to support treatment logistics and document cases in real time.
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
Northcrest Medical Center - Registered Nurse Emergency Department Director
City, STATE, 2/96 - 6/2010
  • Managed performance of nursing staff, reviewing task completion, prioritization and report quality.
  • Received and investigated complaints from families, patients and clinical staff, devising solutions to multifaceted challenges.
  • Performed management activities, including interviewing, hiring, disciplinary actions and dismissals.
  • Monitored staff performance and provided coaching and formal counseling to staff as needed.
  • Improved patient outcomes through peer groups and facilitating continuing education.
  • Maintained awareness of advances in modern medicine, including computerized diagnostic equipment, data processing technology, sanitation protocol and life support machinery.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, fluctuating for public health emergencies and disasters as needed.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Coordinated delivery of exceptional patient care by evaluating workflows and facilitating positive changes.
Additional Information

BLS Certification

PALS Certification

ACLS Certification

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School Attended

  • Baptist Hospital Licence Practical School
  • Columbia State Community College
  • Chamberlain University

Job Titles Held:

  • RN, Charge Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
  • RN
  • ER Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Emergency Department Director


  • Associate of Science
  • Master of Science

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