Registered Nurse with 5+ years experience in clinical settings providing nursing care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. I am motivated and dedicated to the improvement and quality of patient care.
Transitional Care Unit, Registered Nurse05/2008 to 11/2011 Mercy Regional Medical Center – 1010 Three Springs Bld, Durango, CO 81301
Provided a high level of assessment skills for a large variety of patients and acuity levels.
Primary care, assessment and evaluation of pediatric patients.
Management of cardiac patients post MI, pacemaker, stent, patients with acute and chronic arrhythmias.
Provided care for oncology patients, including chemotherapy infusions.
Worked as a team with other nurses in order to manage patient flow, and staffing.
Worked closely with patients providing education and discharge teaching, including medications, disease process, diet, and exercise.
Cardiac Catheterization Lab Holding Room Registered Nurse01/2010 to 12/2010 Four Corners Regional Heart Institute – 1010 Three Spring Bld, Durango, CO 81301
Prepared and recovered patients for scheduled and acute cath lab procedures. Duties included, obtaining a past medical history, physical assessments, medication review and administration, procedure education, and starting iv's.
Preparing, assisting physicans, and recovering patients for TEE's and cardioversions.
Administrations of conscious sedation.
Removing femoral arterial sheaths, maintaining hemostatis and monitoring.
Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse11/2011 to Current Mercy Regional Medical Center – 1010 Three Springs Blv, Durango, Co 81301
Provide care for critically ill patients. Some of the duties include, care for patients on ventilator support, IABP's, and hypothermia mangengemt post cardiac arrest.
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing2008Pueblo Community College-