Expert registered nurse with more than seven years of experience in the hospital and community clinic environment. Provide exceptional patient care, physician support, and exercise supervision over LPN's, nurses aids and student nurses. Solid credentials and diversely experienced with comprehensive background in ICU nursing, Burns and ER. Looking to leverage diverse experience and passion for interior design in a new, challenging role as a designer.
Excellent people skills
Great time management
Designing pillows, throws and lamps
attention to detail
Faux finishing painting
Driven to excellence
Resolute and decisive
Strong personal values with positive outlook
Knowledgeable Technical skills with all medical equipment used in critical care unit
Dedicated team leader or mento
Reaching optimum health of patients by discharging out of Critical Care. Extensive Knowledge in telemetry by prevention of cardiac arrhymias. Knowledgeable in lab values by delivery of info to physicans. Successful kidney and liver transplants by discharging patients out of Critical Care. Charge Nurse supervising 4 nurses in a 8 bed critical care unit. Excellent coaching and mentoring elementary kids by participating in state championships in tennis, Excellent coaching and mentoring elementary kids in state championships in soccer. Designing pillows, lamps and throws by selling to satisfied customers. Creative in interior design by decorating customers homes. Experience in painting by teaching others in faux finishing and antiquing furniture.
Work from HomeJun 1991 to Mar 2016 Self employed - Shreveport, LA.Put career on hold to raise three wonderful children. Active in Church by teaching in Sunday School and helping with child care. Active in children's elementary school by volunteer work, starting and leading fundraisers, implementing tennis into schools athletic program and coaching tennis for five years, coaching soccer for six years and basketball for two years, room mother(assisting teacher) with any activities for seven years. Autodidacticism in sewing and designed pillows, throws and lamps to sell. Autodidacticism in speciality painting creating faux finishes and antique painting furniture.
Critical Care Registered NurseJun 1987 to Jun 1991 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA - Mobile, Alabama
Charge Nurse overseeing expertise of four nurses in a 8 bed critical care unit(Surgical, Neuro-Trauma, Medical, Coronary, Burns and Emergency Room).
Extensively trained with Transplants and Open Heart patients.
Mentoring new nurses in the critical care units
Critical Care Registered NurseMar 1987 to Jun 1987 BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - Memphis, Tennessee
Implementing total patient care in seven different critical care units
Critical Care Registered NurseMay 1985 to Mar 1987 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL HOSPITAL - Shreveport, Louisiana
Implementing patient care in critical care setting(Surgical and Neuro-Trauma units).
Extensively trained with Transplants and Open Heart patients
Registered NurseJun 1983 to Jun 1985 Jefferson Davis Memorial Hospital - Natchez, MS
Implementing patient care in wound care, orthopedic equipment, intravenous insertions and care, transporting to and from surgeries, experience in care plans and goals, mentoring new nurses and overseeing their expertises. Experience in prepping patients for surgeries and implementing excellent care after surgery.
Nursing AssistantJan 1980 to Jan 1983 Jefferson Davis Memorial Hospital - Natchez, MS
Assisting nurses with patent care, taking vital signs, turning and walking patients when assistance is needed, bathing and bathroom assistance.
Ward ClerkJan 1979 to Jun 1979 JEFFERSON DAVIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - Natchez, MSTransferred physician's orders onto patient care charts. Knowledgeable in medical terminology. Ordering all procedures and lab work. Daily ordering of medical supplies.
Jan 1979 to Jan 1979
Bachelor of Science, Nursing1983University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Associate of Science, Nursing1981University of Mississippi - Oxford, Mississippi, USA
Clerical, Patient Care, Trauma, Designing patient care plan and implementing care, any technical skills using medical equipment, Excellent People Skills, Critical Care experience, Transplant surgeries, Open-Heart surgeries, Intravenous Insertion, Coaching Tennis, Soccer and Basketball, Faux Finishes, Antiquing furniture, Designing pillow, throw and lamps, Interior Design.
ACTIVITIES and HONORS Rebellettes Dance Team, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Dean's List