Richmond, VA *****
Compassionate Registered Nurse with 13+ years of experience in hospital settings providing Pediatric Intensive Care Nursing and Post Anesthesia Care.
•Licensed RN in Virginia •Certified Pediatric Nurse
•Patient and Family focused •EBP Nurse
•Strong clinical judgement •Implementation of VAP bundle
•Culturally competent care •Procedure development & implementation
•Patient and family education
Oct 2013 to Henrico Doctor’s Hospital
August 2018 Richmond, VA
RN, Pediatric ICU
•Provide quality care to patients with many different diagnoses, including Post OP surgical patients, overdose/suicide attempts, respiratory failure and patients on life support.
•Experienced with conventional ventilators and Oscillators.
•Work independent of physicians.
•Educate patients and families on many different diagnoses.
•Precept new or less experienced nurses.
•Pulled to work in Pediatrics and Neo Natal ICU where I am able to take a
I am also pulled to the Newborn Nursery frequently
•Member of the Wound and Ostomy Care Committee, Member of the Bereavement Committee and Member of Shared Governance. Member at
Large for Society of Pediatric Nursing.
Mar 2013 to Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center
Present Richmond, VA
RN, Pre Op & PACU
•Prepare pts for surgical procedures, including starting IVs and assisting with
nerve blocks and recovering pts after surgical procedures.
Mar 2013 to Horizons Hospice
July 2013 Richmond, VA
Weekend On Call Nurse
• I was responsible for all aspects of Hospice care, including pain management,
wound care, admissions and pronouncing of death.
Sept 2012 to VCU Health Systems
Feb 2013 Richmond, VA
RN, Post Anesthesia Care Unit
•Recovered patients who had undergone surgery with general anesthesia or
•Recovered patients with minor surgeries, to liver transplants, skin grafts and
•Managed care of patients with many co-morbidities.
April 2012 to Maxim Home Health
March 2013 Richmond, VA
RN, Pediatric Home Health
•Managed care for children and infants with a wide variety of diagnoses who
qualify for home health nursing.
•Developed patient care plans including assessments and evaluations,
administered medications, tube feeding and patient care.
•Made appropriate interventions for care.
April 2012 to American Mobile Nursing
June 2012 San Diego, CA
RN, Traveling PICU
•Completed assignment at UVA Medical Center in the PICU.
•Cared for PICU patients with a variety of diagnosis including surgical, diabetics and asthmatics.
November Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital
2006 to Richmond, VA
March 2012 RN, Pediatric ICU
•Provided quality care to patients with many different diagnoses, including Post
Op surgical patients, DKA, overdoses, snake bites, spider bites, respiratory
distress and patients on life support.
•Experienced with both conventional ventilators and Oscillators.
•Able to work independent of physicians.
•Provided patients and families with teaching for different diagnoses.
• Was a member of the Pediatric Critical Care Transport team.
•Implemented VAP protocol for the PICU.
•Acted as unit charge nurse and preceptor.
•Pulled to work in the Labor & Delivery unit, Mother Infant Unit, Anti Partum,
Pediatrics and the Neo Natal ICU.
January Retreat Hospital
2006 to Richmond, VA
November RN, Progressive Care/Telemetry Unit
2006 •Cared for acutely ill patients with a variety of diagnoses.
•Provided Peritoneal Dialysis on the unit.
•Made appropriate interventions by reading and interpreting telemetry
October VCU Health Systems
2005 to Richmond, VA
December Care Partner, Evan Haynes Burn Unit
2005 •Care partner prior to graduating from Nursing School.
1997-2005 Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Company – Senior Processor
1991-1997 Aetna Insurance Company – Associate Underwriter
1985-1991 Markel Insurance Company – Assistant Underwriter
2018 Western Governor’s University
Bachelor’s In Nursing
2005 John Tyler Community College
•Graduated in Dec 2005 with Associates in Nursing
•Registered Nurse – Multi State Privilege
•Certified in CPR, AED, ACLS & PALS
•Certified Pediatric Nurse
Throughout my nursing career, I have worked on several committees, developed the Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia protocol that is currently being used in St Mary’s Hospital PICU, was a member of the team responsible for implementing bedside reporting in the PICU at SMH, was a member of the Family Centered Care Committee, was a member of the PICU Clinical Advance Committee and a member of the Applied Research Council and Evidence Based Practice Board at SMH. I currently serve on the Wound and Ostomy Committee, the Bereavement Committee and the Shared Governance. I am also a member at large for the Society of Pediatric Nursing.