Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with success providing individualized direct patient care. Committed to delivering high quality care in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Hardworking and skilled in Acute Care and Critical Care Nursing bringing proven skills in managing needs of patients with concerns such as heart failure, complications with prematurity, and oncology. Supports patients continuously using clinical expertise and sound judgment. Effective in emergency situations and critical codes. Successful RN with advanced abilities in patient assessment, treatment and monitoring. Manages small loads of critically ill patients as well as acute patients in the general care setting including Surgery Short Stay, TCC, and Rehab. Proficient in working with multidisciplinary teams and each patient population on their respected in-patient unit.
Daisy Award Recipient for October 2020 for composing an individualized care plan for a heart transplant patient who would be needing a 24 hour stay by parent before discharge home. I coordinated with pharmacy, physicians, and charge nurse to write a care plan and checklist for family to prove competency before discharging home with their child. My accomplishment was recognized by the Cardiac ICU and I was nominated by staff for the Daisy Award for creating and implementing a complex care plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team in order to have the patient discharge on schedule without delay.
In addition to my nursing career, I am active in my local church. My husband is a children's pastor and we organize activities for children 6th grade and younger. I help oversee and lead 100 children weekly in various programs offered. I also help organize, implement, and direct community events involving 250-1000 people in each event. I train teachers and teenagers as volunteers and help cultivate their talents. I demonstrate excellent communication skills amongst parents and volunteers within our church and community.
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