Bachelors of Science, Nursing Fayetteville State University 2017 Associates in Applied Science, Nursing Lake Michigan College 2008 WORK EXPERIENCE
SURGICAL CARE AFFILIATES: Blue Ridge Surgery Center 2016-present Registered Nurse, Pharmacy Coordinator
Quality Coordinator: implementation of pharmacy safety, management and medication formulary plan. Involved in quality analysis of policies pertaining to regulatory and accreditation agencies. Facilitating education and monitoring of staff compliance with pharmacy policies. Creating pharmacy related financial reports, identifying variances and providing action plans. Ensuring quarterly data is communicated with the quality management team. Medical data review, including regular chart audits. Perioperative staff and charge nurse in all facility specialties to include: retina, ophthalmology, orthopedics, ENT, GYN, spine and plastics.
STEIN PLASTIC SURGERY, PLLC 02/2014-04/2016
Registered Nurse, Assistant Operating Room Manager Organizing and overseeing all primary aspects of the operating room. Responsible for documentation, medical data review, chart audits, patient assessment, cardiac monitoring, and education. Medical, social, and physical interventions provided as appropriate to patient condition. Discharge planning. Assessment and implementation of AAASF certification requirements. BLUE RIDGE PEDIATRICS, LLC 08/2012-11/2013
Registered Nurse, Clinical Coordinator, Laboratory Coordinator Lead Clinician, Triage phone nurse performing prior authorizations. Lab coordinator: quality assessment and variance reporting for all lab testing. Re-education of staff as needed. Conducted COLA license and regular lab proficiency testing. Management of the vaccination program, supply inventory and scheduling. Administration of Quotient testing and treatments. Acquisition and monitoring of vital signs, laboratory values and primary assessment of all pediatric patients. Resource and preceptor for medical staff.
CENTERS for DISEASE CONTROL: UNC at Chapel Hill 11/2010-08/2012 Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Data Manager Requesting, receiving, reviewing, organizing, and abstracting medical records from study subjects. Data entry and cleaning via Computer Information System (CIS) designed specifically for the nation-wide study sites. Quantifying quality control events related to detailed data review. Presenting findings at study-wide conferences. Patient care and clinical monitoring, acquisition of blood specimens from children and parents in the involved study, processing of study specimens. Arrangement of patient study visits, administering patient testing and facilitation of patient information and follow up to the study director.
UNIVERSITY of VIRGINIA 02/2011-08/2012
Clinical Research Coordinator
Documentation and data cleaning of all study activities. Receiving and reviewing sensitive material, lab values, and medical history. Arraigning and proctoring site visits for participating clients. Monitoring and interviewing clients, quantifying data presented to the study director. Acquisition of blood specimens from clients, processing and evaluation of lab results. Facilitation of patient information and follow up to the study Director. Evaluating records and study data for adverse events and study deviations.
UNIVERSITY of MICHIGAN 05/2008-05/2010
Registered Nurse, Level I Trauma Center
Responsible for life threatening emergencies in pediatric and adult patients. Involved in various university studies for oncology and psychiatric patients admitted to the emergency room. Cardiac, hemodynamic, conscious sedation monitoring. Triage, assessment, planning patient care, discharge planning and facilitation of communication between all levels of staff members toward patient goals. Roles include: Triage nurse, Pediatric ER Charge nurse, Cardiac RN, and staff nurse. BRONSON METHODIST HOSPITAL 12/2001- 05/2008
Nurse Extern- Medical Intensive Care Unit 09/2006-05/2008 Nurse extender, working closely with the primary nurse, to provide care to Medical ICU patients, to include: cardiac, pulmonary and oncology specialties. Utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Providing patient care and administering medications under RN supervision in an intensive care setting.
Jasper Research Clinic, Emergency Medical Technician 02/2004-09/2006 Research and development team member involved with various confidential case studies. Activities include: EKG and vital signs monitoring, pharmacokinetic sampling, and processing client samples. Member of a level 1 trauma care team that meets immediate pediatric and adult patient care needs. Preceptor to new, incoming staff of a variety of ages, learning styles, and abilities. PCA-Pediatrics, PICU/Geriatrics 12/2001-02/2004
Patient Care Assistant-Responsibilities: vital signs, sterile procedures and patient care of all specialties in pediatric, pediatric ICU and geriatric patients. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
HEALING TRANSITIONS of Wake County 2016-2017
As a Registered Nurse in the detoxification clinic I monitored female patients using the approved withdrawal assessments CIWA and COWS. Provided support, encouragement and medical attention during the patients stay in the clinic.
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