Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456
I have been a Registered nurse since 2004. Trained as a Nurse Anesthetist at the University of North Florida (UNF). UNF has a vigorous didactic curriculum and a dynamic array of clinical sites. My clinical experiences centered mainly at level one trauma center’s treating a variety of patients. These clinical sites include:
UF Shands, Jacksonville, Fl
Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Fl
St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fl
My clinical experience at each of these highly praised sites offered a wide array of challenges thereby enhancing my clinical knowledge base.
Developed preoperative assessing skills for high acuity patients.
Communicated effectively with physicians and nursing staff to develop plan of care for patients.
Developed a preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative anesthetic plan based on comorbidities.
Implemented intraoperative plan for induction, maintenance and emergence and adjusted appropriately.
Placement of central lines, arterial lines, pulmonary artery catheters.
Utilized different anesthetic techniques for inpatients and in outpatient setting (general anesthesia – LMA/Intubation (nasal, oral), MAC, TIVA and regional.
Airway management achieved with mac and miller blades, fiberoptic, lightwand, glidescope, intubating LMA, bougie and tracheostomy,
Administration of medication (narcotics, benzodiazepines, vasopressors, vasodilators, muscle relaxants, etc.).
Completed appropriate fluid management utilizing crystalloid and colloid products
Appropriate postoperative orders individualized for patient.
Appropriate treatment for laryngospasm/bronchospasm.
Cases for pediatrics, geriatrics and all other ages include but are not limited to the following: in depth cardiac, vascular, thoracic, transplant (heart, lung, liver, kidney), intracranial, neuroskeletal, trauma, orthopedic, general (laparoscopic), endoscopy, gastrointestinal, OB, gynecology, urology, eyes (extra ocular and intraocular), ear, maxofacial and robotic.
Completed high acuity cardiac, transplant, pediatric, geriatric, obstetric and regional training.
2010-2014 University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
MASTERS OF SCIENCE in NURSING - GPA 3.9
2006 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, Morgantown, West Virginia
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/NURSING – GPA 3.5
2004 ST. MARYS NURSING SCHOOL/MARSHALL UNIVERSITY, Huntington, West Virginia
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE/NURSING – GPA 3.0
2014-2019 Health and wellness within community
2009-2010 SHANDS JACKSONVILLE HOSPITAL, Jacksonville Florida
STAFF NURSE (SICU, TRAUMA)
2006-2009 KENT HOSPITAL, Warwick, Rhode Island
SHARP MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, San Diego, California
INOVA FAIRFAX HOSPITAL, Falls Church, Virginia
LOS ROBLES, Thousand Oaks, California
TRAVELING NURSE (CVICU, SICU, TRAUMA, OPEN HEART RECOVERY)
2004-2006 ST. MARYS HOSPITAL, Huntington, West Virginia
STAFF NURSE (CCU, OPEN HEART RECOVERY)
The following include a summative of my nursing duties and skills acquired throughout my nursing career:
Monitoring and assessment of vital signs and interpretation of arrhythmias
Hemodynamic and intracranial monitoring
Maintaining ventilator and vasopressor support
Administration of emergency and maintenance drugs
Participating in the Code Blue and Rapid Response Teams
Assisting physicians in treatment/protocol of critical care patients
Providing education and support to patients as well as their families
Providing end of life palliative care
Collaborating and communicating effectively with the interdisciplinary team
Providing appropriate documentation to the medical record.
Bedside surgical procedure assistance including tracheostomies, PEG tubes, abdominal washouts, and emergency laparotomies
Management of sedation/muscle relaxation of unstable patients
Florida Board of Nursing Registered Nurse
BLS, ACLS, PALS