Victoria M. K. Holloway
Permanent Address: 4110 Heritage lake Ct. Lutz, FL 33558
Compassionate nurse practitioner seeking employment in an inpatient critical care setting to provide care to acutely ill patients through quick assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and education to ensure optimal outcomes for the patient and family.
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
MSN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, December 2018
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC
BS Nursing, May, 2014
Clinical Experience/ Employment
Clinical Experience 1, Holiday Heart and Vascular Clinic (180 hours)
Managed up to 30 patients a day with various sub-acute or chronic cardiac and vascular disease
Made medication changes based on subjective and objective information
Interpreted multiple electrocardiograms (ECG), nuclear cardiac stress tests, echocardiograms, Holter monitors, and internal loop recorders
Observed venous ablation and heart catheterizations
Assessed, diagnosed, and initiated plans on patients that were new to the practice
Recommended further diagnostic tests including echocardiogram, Holter monitor, exercise or nuclear stress test, cardiac catheterization, venous mapping, venous ablation, ankle-brachial index, carotid ultrasound, or tilt table test based on patient’s presenting symptoms.
Clinical Experience 2, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Clinical Decision Unit and Emergency Department (180 hours)
Assessed and diagnosed patients in the emergency department with various ailments
Ordered labs, diagnostic tests, consultations and medications based on the patient’s presentation
Recorded the patient’s history of present illness, SOAP note, diagnoses and treatment plan
Observed a carotid endarterectomy procedure
Interpreted ECGs, CT scans, echocardiograms, chest and abdominal x-rays
Presented patients to the hospitalist or critical care pulmonologist with my prospective plan of care
Clinical Experience 3, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Critical Care Pulmonology (90 hours)
Performed internal jugular central line insertion with use of ultrasound on intubated patient
Performed chest tube insertion for pleural effusion
Performed bedside paracentesis, removing 5 L of fluid from the patient
Assessed, diagnosed, and recommended treatment for various critical care conditions
Clinical Experience 4, Florida Hospital Tampa, Cardiothoracic Surgery (90 hours)
Beginning October 2018
Charge Nurse, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Zephyrhills, FL, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (February 2016 – current)
Care and management of critically ill post-operative surgical patients including: Heart valve repair or replacement, Coronary artery bypass graft surgery, and open abdominal aortic and thoracic aneurysm repairs.
Care and management of patients with an impella device.
Care and management of patients with Intra-aortic balloon pump.
Care and management of patients on various continuous renal replacement therapies.
Care and management of code-cool patients.
Care and management of myocardial infarction patients including post-percutaneous coronary intervention, removal of femoral sheath, and arrhythmia management.
Care and management of post-operative femoral artery bypass graft, fasciotomies, and various other vascular surgeries.
Bed management of patients being transferred into and out of our unit.
Ensuring safety and quality of care with every patient, with every encounter
Registered Nurse, UNC HOSPITAL, Chapel Hill, NC, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, (July 2014-August 22, 2015)
Assisted physicians in bedside procedures such as bronchoscopies, sternal washouts, sternal wound vac changes, chest tube insertion, central line and arterial line insertions, colonoscopies, and other sterile, open, procedures.
Care and recovery of pre-op and post-op heart and lung transplants, TAAA repairs, Fevars, Tevars, CABGs, valve replacements, and VADS.
Recovery of post-op thoracotomies, esophagectomies, and other endovascular, cardiac, and thoracic procedures.
Management of lumbar drains and CRRT machines.
Made critical thinking decisions and titrated drips based on changing patient status
Monitored, recommended, and advocated for patients and families in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit
Clinical Support Technician 2, UNC HOSPITAL, Chapel Hill, NC, Cardiothoracic ICU, (August 2011 – July 2014)
Perform dual roles as a Heath Unit Coordinator and as a nurse assistant
Place post-operative patients on the cardiac monitor, record inputs and outputs, and send STAT labs
Retrieve blood products from the blood bank
Assist in unit codes by performing chest compressions, retrieving the code cart, and the defibrillator
Assist the physician with sterile bedside procedures
Assist with wound care and dressing changes
Assist the nurse or physical therapist with ambulating the patient
Admit and transfer patients into and out of our unit census
AACN member (2016-current)
Skin Resource Team member (Aug. 2012-Aug. 2015).
Donation and transplant awareness member (Nov. 2013-Aug. 2015).
Transfer and Mobility coach (Aug. 2012-Aug. 2015).
Retention committee member (Sept. 2014-Aug. 2015).
CTICU design committee member (June 2015-Aug. 2015).
Nurse Speaker. One of three nurses chosen to speak on a panel that kicked off UNC Hospital’s Nurse Recognition Week, May 2015.
New Graduate Nurse Recognition Award. Featured in the 2014 UNC Nursing Annual Report. 2014 year highlights at UNC Hospital (unchealthcare annual repot).
Agnes W. Ammons Memorial Scholarship. April 2013.
BLS American Heart Association
ACLS American Heart Association