(BLS) Basic Life Support Certification (AHA) 8/2016-8/2018
(ACLS) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification (AHA) 8/2016-8/2018
(PALS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (AHA) 7/2017-7/2019
(CCRN) Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification (AACN) 9/2017-9/2020
NIHSS Stroke Scale Certification 9/2017-9/2019
RN, Critical Care/ICU February 2016 to CurrentPark Nicollet Methodist Hospital － Saint Louis Park, MN
Staff RN for Medical/Surgical ICU. Unit also serves as Cardiovascular ICU and Neurology ICU for hospital. Unit provides care for select Cardiovascular/Neurology post-op patients (i.e. CABG, Craniotomy, etc.)
Provides high quality care for a wide variety of critical care patients, encapsulating all interventions within Critical Care RN scope of practice.
Participates in Code situations; BLS/ACLS/PALS Certified.
Manages ventilated/sedated patients, arterial lines, central lines, Swan-Ganz catheters, all other invasive lines, continuous ECG monitoring.
Manages all pharmacological drips, including vasoactive/sedative drips.
Collaborates with physicians from all disciplines including Critical Care Team (MD/Fellow/Pharmacist) to provide/manage care for critically ill patients.
Collaborates with and educates patient/family as appropriate in a critical care setting.
Provides end of life cares for patient/family as appropriate in a critical care setting.
Staff RN-Vascular Unit June 2015 to January 2016Abbott Northwestern Hospital － Minneapolis, MN
Staff RN for busy and fast-paced Vascular Unit.
Provided quality care for a wide variety of acute level patients with complex medical issues, including post-op patients, direct admits, ED transfers and ICU step-down patients.
Collaborated and communicated with interdisciplinary team and peers to ensure desired patient outcomes.
Performed all required duties falling under the RN scope of practice, including admissions, discharges, patient teaching, disease management, assessments, procedures, treatments, etc.
Administered compassionate care in a highly organized and efficient manner.
Maintained perfect attendance; never tardy for a scheduled shift.
Transitional Care Unit Charge Nurse August 2013 to June 2015Bethany Care Center － Minneapolis, MN
Fulfilled Charge Nurse role for an 18-bed TCU that accepts varied and complex patients and requires a high level of organization to function.
Duties included implementing RN clinical skills and judgments, patient/family teaching, interdisciplinary communication and collaboration, order transcription, leading/supervising staff members, training new staff members, processing admissions and discharges, implementing end of life care/processes.
Achieved perfect attendance for scheduled shifts; never tardy for any scheduled shift.
Served on Strategic Planning Committee; achieved improved hiring processes, staffing guidelines, and employee organization.
Implemented conflict resolution skills in accordance with Charge Nurse responsibilities.
Personal Fitness Trainer January 2009 to September 2017Move Fitness － Minneapolis, MN
Instruct clients in all aspects of health and wellness.
Perform individual client assessments/history, planning/goal setting, implementation and evaluation.
Coordinate communication between clients, management and other team members.
Able to implement safe, competent and ethical nursing interventions for patients and their families ensuring quality care throughout the continuum, including admission, assessment, treatment and referral/discharge in accordance with institutional policy and regulations.
Clinical experience with a broad range of patient diagnoses requiring the ability to process critical details in a highly dynamic health care environment.
Able to foster effective relationships and leadership across the care team, collaborating with interdisciplinary team members to plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
Proficient at listening and responding to patient and family member concerns by developing a common rapport.
Adept at educating patients about treatment procedures, recovery measures, medications, nutritional guidelines, physician instructions and discharge information. Utilizes teach-back method to ensure understanding.
Self-initiated learner who seeks out learning opportunities, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and high motivation to provide quality patient care.
Bachelor of Science : NursingCollege of St. Scholastica － Duluth, MN
Graduated: May 2015
Associate's Degree of Science: Nursing; Graduated: May 2013