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Patient-oriented registered nurse with more than 35 years’ comprehensive experience in providing quality care to patients within inpatient and outpatient facilities, including pre- and post-operative units (PACU) and intensive and critical care units. Demonstrated success in implementing process and performance improvement initiatives to advance patient care and hospital goals. Seeking to leverage experience to transition into a per diem position at a respected surgery center that rewards hard work, dedication, and proven record of success.
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Pre and Post Operative Care Performance Improvement Relationship Building
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Education and Training Trauma and Triage Telemetry
Championed hand hygiene initiative to achieve 100% compliance in support of Carilion scorecard initiative. Spearheaded Carilion educational presentations for high school students to increase engagement in nursing and raise awareness. Advocated performance improvement initiatives to improve patient satisfaction, pain control, and infection rates.
Pre-Op RN, 2000 – Current, Carilion Clinic Roanoke Company Name Roanoke, VA l Collaborate with multidisciplinary healthcare teams to provide optimal care to patients; provide individualized and specialized nursing care to patients in accordance with physicians’ orders, recognized nursing practices, and established hospital policies and legislative regulations. l Provide efficient and cost-effective assessments of existing pre-op unit procedures on 25-bed floor; develop and implement plans to streamline activities and maintain Level I trauma hospital initiatives. l Enforce compliance with HIPAA/JCAHO requirements and collaborate with healthcare leaders to drive objectives. l Act as charter member and lead of Performance Improvement Committee; collaborate with committee members to identify opportunities and solutions within pre-op evidence-based research function of EPIC EMR. l Mentor students, current staff and new staff on medical procedures, hospital policies, and overall patient goals and patient care expectations; design and initiate in-services to develop nursing staff. l Instruct patients and caregivers on pre and post-operative treatment, disease management, and medication administration. Post-Anesthesia Care Unit RN, 1985 – 2000, Roanoke Company Name Roanoke, VA l Planned and directed activities within pre and post anesthesia care units of Level I hospital to provide and sustain inpatient/outpatient activities and ICU workflows. l Maintained crash carts, defibrillators, emergency response equipment, and supplies; activated codes and provided support to physicians to administer resuscitative treatment and life-saving measures. l Managed arterial lines, ventilators, and CVP lines; monitored vitals, airways, and sedation and pain levels; administered medications and therapies via IV lines and drew blood from central lines. Previous work includes, NeuroTrauma ICU RN, Roanoke Company Name, Roanoke, VA Shift Charge RN, Friendship Manor, Roanoke, VA Head RN North Unit, Camelot Nursing Home, Vinton, VA
Diploma: Nursing, Roanoke Company Name School of Nursing – Roanoke, VA
Registered Nurse Florida #RN 9387330 (expires April 2016) Registered Nurse Virginia #0001062259 (expires May 2015) BLS, American Heart Association (expires October 2015) ACLS, American Heart Association (expires October 2015) Certified Post-Anesthesia Nurse (CPAN) (expires May 2016)
ASPAN American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses VSPAN Virginia Society of Perianesthesia Nurses