Samantha M. Allen, BS, RN, CCRN, SANE
Aspiring Family Nurse Practitioner
Stillwater, OK 74074
405-***-**** • email@example.com
A dedicated, highly trained Registered Nurse pursing an advanced degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Committed to the professional and interpersonal development and growth of medical professionals; a champion of comprehensive, hands-on learning and continuing education. A leader of nursing practice with experience as a Charge Nurse in a variety of settings. Excited to leverage professional experience with classroom knowledge to support a practice as a Nurse Practitioner.
Author of a Ramsay Sedation Scale Quality Improvement project, Small, Easy Changes for a Big Impact on Patient Safety, published in the Journal of Critical Care Nursing in 2018.
Patient & Critical Care
Stillwater Medical Center, Stillwater, OK
Critical Care Nurse Educator 5/2016 to Present
Lead efforts to improve overall quality of care by leveraging professional experience and teaching acumen to prepare nurses for a variety of patient diagnoses and situations. Research, develop, and instruct curriculum on critical care nursing topics including basic hemodynamics, 12 Lead EKG, IABP, PA Catheter, Therapeutic Hypothermia, and Impella. Evaluate and assess hospital-wide education programs. Employ creative solutions to improve overall instruction and education experience. Serve as a Charge Nurse and perform bedside nursing duties, when requested.
Coordinate all clinical orientation efforts for the Hospital including Quarterly Nursing Orientation, Clinical Orientation, ICU Nursing Orientation, and Cath Lab Orientation.
Organize professional in-services and continuing education programs for hospital staff.
Champion hospital-wide changes based on best practice and evidence-based recommendations.
Registered Nurse, Catheterization Lab 6/2015 to 5/2016
Assisted physicians during scheduled and emergency catheterization procedures. Supported Radiologists in procedures as a trained radiologic nurse. Monitored patient vitals during procedures. Routinely performed stress testing. Clinically assessed cardiac patients; determined appropriate interventions to support optimized health and ensured comprehensive care across interaction. Educated patients and families on proper post-procedure care.
Provided nursing leadership in STEMI Call procedures.
Recorded and reported patient data in national cardiovascular data registry.
Charge Nurse Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit 6/2013 to 6/2015
Led and scheduled the daily nursing operations of the Intensive Care Unit. Supervised team of 20 Registered Nurses; mentored nursing staff in delivery of patient service. Provided collaborative, compassionate, comprehensive care to critically ill patients; supported patient families by translating medical jargon into understandable terms and educating on best home care practices.
Surgical Unit Assistant 6/2008 to 6/2014
Led and schedule the daily nursing operations of the Intensive Care Unit. Supervised team of 30 Registered Nurses; mentored nursing staff in delivery of patient service. Provided collaborative, compassionate, comprehensive care to critically ill patients; supported patient families by translating medical jargon into understandable terms and educating on best home care practices.
Additional experience as a Unit Lab Technician at the Noble Research Center
at Oklahoma State University from 2008 to 2010.
Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Expected May 2019
Simmons College of Nursing, Boston, MA
Associate of Science in Nursing May 2013
Northern Oklahoma College, Stillwater, OK
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry Molecular Biology May 2010
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Training and Certifications
Associations and Memberships
Registered Nurse, State of Oklahoma
Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nurses Association
Instructor & Certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Heart Association
Instructor & Certification, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, American Heart Association
NIH Stroke Scale Certification, American Heart Association
Instructor, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Crisis Prevention Institute
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER), OSHA
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau, international Honor Society of Nursing
Community Engagement and Volunteerism
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Stillwater Medical Center June 2014 to Present
Engage in community outreach and education with local university Greek organizations; cultivate shared understanding and awareness of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and integration of prevention strategies. Support patients who have experienced sexual assault or abuse through medical forensic care. Serve on an on-call rotation 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
Trainer Stop the Bleed Program, American College of Surgeons July 2018
Facilitated trainings for general public on actions to stop life-threatening bleeding as a result of everyday emergencies or disasters.
Program Facilitator Oklahoma State 4-H 2017
Led workshops in a 4-H Student Outreach Program to educate participants on relevant health concerns and provide preventative action steps to reduce risk of concerns.