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Nurse Professional Experience

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
December 07, 2017

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Cathy D. Willingham, RN, MSN

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Las Vegas, NV



Northcentral University, Prescott Valley, AZ

Doctorate in Nursing Education expected August 2018

Dissertation Study: A Crisis in Healthcare: A Qualitative Survey Study of the United States Nursing Faculty Shortage

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

MSN 5/1998

Thesis -Quality Improvement Measures to Improve Childhood Immunization Rates

Member Sigma Theta Tau

Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY

BSN 8/1994

Certification and Licensure

RN Licensure- Washington State

Temp RN License - Nevada


Professional Experience

United General Hospital 2015- Current Sedro Woolley, WA

House Supervisor

• 26 Bed Critical Access Hospital

• Oversight of entire hospital during night shift

• Assist with patient care where needed

Kindred Hospital 2013-2015 Seattle, WA

Nursing Supervisor

• 48 Bed Extended Stay Hospital

• Oversight and Assistance during night shift

Down East Community Hospital 2010-2013 Machias, ME

Nursing Supervisor

• 26 Bed Critical Access Hospital

• Administrator during Night Shift

• Present during all deliveries in OB

• 2nd RN in ER after 2300

• Assist where needed

Parkridge Medical Center 2009-2010 Chattanooga, TN


• Staff and Charge Nurse

St Marys Hospital 2007 - 2009 Athens, GA

Charge Nurse ICU

• 12 Bed ICU

• Nursing care to patients as assigned

US Army 2001-2007 Various

Head Nurse Cardiology Services

• Diagnostic and Interventional Cath Lab

• Coumadin Clinic

• Cardiac Rehab

Chief, Readiness, Education, Training, Security

• Oversight of Readiness Plans

• Oversight of Security Plans

Director, Education

• Education Program Director for 350 Civilian and Military Personnel

• Taught required classes

Platt College 1998-2001 Lawton, OK

• Clinical Instructor

• Didactic Instructor

Memorial Community Hospital 1998-2001 Frederick, OK

• 20 Bed Critical Access Hospital

• Charge Nurse, ER, ICU, MS

Arizona Association of Community Health Centers

1995 - 1998 Phoenix, AZ

• Director of Clinical Programs

• Childhood Immunization Program Director

Teaching Experience

US Army

2005 - 2007

Taught ACLS, BLS, Combat Medic, EMT, yearly required education

Platt College


Clinical Instructor for MS, ICU, ER, Surgery

Didactic Instructor for Math, Psychology, Skills Lab and MS

Honors and Awards

Meritorious Service Award 2004 and 2007

Teacher of the Year 1999 - 2001

Publications and Presentations

Arizona Childhood Immunization Program

National Association of Community Health Centers 1996, Washington, DC

National Immunization Conference 1997, Seattle, WA

National Immunization Conference 1998, New Orleans, LA

National Association of Community Health Centers, 1998, Washington, DC

Membership and Associations

Army Nurse Corps

Army Association for Nurses

Sigma Theta Tau

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