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Registered Nurse Manager

Kansas City, Missouri, United States
November 07, 2018

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Registered Nurse Position


*I value honesty, have integrity, value diversity, and compassion

*I am committed to giving the best care possible to my patients/residents

*I am committed to treat my patients/residents with courtesy and respect

*I am committed to be a life-long learner to ensure providing best care

Professional Experience

03/2018 – 9/2018 - Director of Nursing – Primrose Retirement Communities Kansas City, MO 64154

Accomplishments: Developed a Nursing “Boot Camp” training for CNA’s and Nursing Staff, Reduced Over-time while growing staff and during staff development, attained CPR/AED/First Aide Instructor Certification

01/2018 – 03/2018 (Temp. Position) - ADNS – Riverside Nursing and Rehab Riverside, MO

Accomplishments: Polished Leadership Skills in preparation for Director of Nursing Position

09/2016 –02/2018 – Registered Nurse – Research Medical Center KCMO (A HCA Facility)

Level 1 Trauma/Emergency Department – Trish Selby Assistant Manager

Documentation - Meditech

Accomplishments: Improved Triage Skills, Obtained ENPC, Renewed TNCC,

11/2015 – 09/2016 – RN Gastroenterology Department – Freeman Medical Center Joplin, MO – Kerry Helton Manager

Documentation – Meditech

Accomplishments: learned to be team lead, new skills in assisting physicians with scope, biopsies, and managing the GI Lab during procedures, maintaining a calm, controlled, workable atmosphere

04/2015 – 11/2015 –RN Emergency Department – Mercy Hospital (Hired to help open new facility) - Libby Clark Charge Nurse

Documentation - Epic

Accomplishments: New Hospital Building Opened, Locked Psych Unit in ED Opened, Triage Opened

07/2014 – 04/2015 – ER RN – Bay Area Regional Medical Center (opened 07/2014) - Darcy Heaney Charge RN

Documentation - Cerner

Accomplishments: Learned to write policies and procedures, what supplies are needed for triage, improved triage skills, went to Cardia Symposium, Education for Staff, set up a “Safe Haven” Zone, etc.

01/2014 – 07/2014– ER RN – St. Joseph Medical Center- Twyla George Director

Documentation - Epic

(I was assigned to serve on the Stroke Committee and was the Super User in the ED for the strokes IE: Use of the Robot, Documentation, Protocols, etc.)

Registered Nurse – Memorial Herman Southwest (Emergency Department & Cath Lab 09/2012-12/2013)

05/2013 to 12/2013 – Emergency Department - Patient Population – unborn to 112 years

Documentation - Epic

09/2012 –05/2013 Memorial Hermann Southeast – Cath Lab – Todd Ginapp - Director

HCA Facilities 12/2010-09/2012 - Mainland Medical Center 06/2011 – 09/2012

ICU/CCU/Rapid Response Team/Code Team – (promoted 12/2011, floated back to Pedi unit to charge PRN)

Med/Surg/Pedi Unit – Staff Nurse and Back-Up Charge Nurse- Rebecca Brown – Charge Nurse

Medical/Surgical Unit - The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana (HCA Facility 12/2010-6/2011)

Documentation - Meditech

Accomplishments: moved from Med/Surg RN to Charge Nurse to ICU and RR and Code Teams

Registered Nurse - A Kindred Health Care Facility

Brighton Care Center (House Supervisor) – & Cherry Hills Health Care Center (Charge Nurse)

07/10 – 11/10 (layoff due to low census; however am eligible for Re-Hire and/or hire at another Kindred Facility)

Direct and Supervise Nursing Staff including the RN’s, LPNs, and CNAs, Assessments, IV care and therapies, etc.

08/2010 – 12/2010 – Seasonal - Registered Nurse – Flu Shot Clinics – Visiting Nurses Association

Administer Flu Shots, Flu Mist, and Pneumonia Shots, Assess Patients prior to administration and after administration – Monitor for adverse reactions – maintain inventory, and fill out required paperwork, ECT.

05/2010-09/2010 (Seasonal- Summers Only) - Research Nurse – Colorado Kids Sun Care Program

University of Colorado – Anshutz Medical Campus

Duties: Research Nurse, count and document moles on children for research purposes, skin assessments, etc.

03/1999 to 06/2006 - Chief Operating Officer R & S Realty and Property Management Aurora, CO

06/2006 to 05/2008 remained on staff as a consultant

Accomplishments: Manage Office; write legal documents for the company, sign leases with renters,

Answer phones, handle various problems and emergencies, sign new clients, moderate home owner meetings, attend court for various types of lawsuits filed, work with attorneys on legal issues of running a real estate office, assign duties to maintenance department, keep track of continuing educational requirements of staff, moderate weekly staff meetings, set and write company policies, minor accounting, and receivables, payables, budgets, etc.

Certifications/Professional Affiliations

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Registered Nurse – RN

BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED); ACLS; TNCC; ENPC; Certified Instructor for CPR/AED/First Aide, and BLS for HealthCare Providers, ALF Resident Assessment Training (Missouri Assisted Living Association)


Regis University, Denver, CO

Honors Bachelor of Science in Nursing Graduated May 7, 2010

GPA: 3.6/4.0/Cum Laude/Alpha Sigma Nu

Scholarships: 2 Americorp Scholarships 1 for 900 hours and 1 for 450 hours of service;

Transfer Student Scholarship Regis University

Awards: Sigma Theta Tau International Academic Excellence 2009 & 2010

Other Experience

C.N.A – Oncology, Cardiac, Mom/Baby, Pediatrics, and Home Care (8 years experience)

Community Service Projects for the Little Sisters of the Poor Denver, CO

Nursing Honors Program/Evidence Based Practice:

Regis University BSN Program/Honors Program 2008-2010

Community College of Aurora AA and AS 2006-2008

Nursing References:

1. Rebecca Brown (Charge Nurse, Manager, Friend) 6/2011 to current; 281-***-****

2.Darci Heaney (Charge Nurse, Friend) 6/2014 – Current; 409-***-**** (have known Darci since 2011, however, we did not work together until 2014)

3.Kelli Zarifis (Charge Nurse, Friend) 11/2015 – Current; 417-***-****

4.Anna Fisk (co-worker, friend) 09/10/2016 to current

5. Kerry Helton (Manager, friend) 11/2015-current; 417-***-****

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