***** *********: Master of Arts-Psychology, Pepperdine University
Bachelor of Science-Nursing, Mount. St. Mary's College
4/73, Los Angeles, California
Associate of Arts-Nursing, Los Angeles Valley College,
6/68, Van Nuys, California
Licenses and Certification: Registered Nurse(R.N.)
California, Colorado, Washington, Maine
Hemodialysis Nurse Certification(BONET)
Critical Care Certification(AACN)
2003-present: Sunrise County Home Care Service. Per diem visiting nurse . Responsible for home visits, assessments, admissions, discharges, supervision of nurse aides, on call duty. Cooperation with all team members to support home care patients.
1994- 2003: P.J.West and Associates:
Independent acute hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis nurse. Responsible for acute hemodialysis treatments, peritoneal dialysis treatments and therapeutic apheresis procedures in the intensive care settings in various hospitals in the Los Angeles area. Inservice education classes when requested.
1993-1994-Staff Nurse Inpatient Hemodialysis unit. St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma, Washington
1990-1992- 11-7 Administrative shift supervisor, General Hospital Medical Center, Everett, Washington.
1987-1990-Independent Acute hemodialysis nurse under contract to NephroNurse Services, Inc, Santa Barbara, California. Responsible for acute hemodialysis treatments, C.A.P.D. inpatients, and therapeutic apheresis in intensive care settings for 3 hospitals. Supervision of other nurses, staffing, scheduling, teaching, orientation of new employees.
1982-1986- Co-coordinator, C.A.P.D. and Home Hemodialysis training nurse, Valley Dialysis Associates, Burbank, California. Responsible for home training all home hemodialysis patients and partners. Peritoneal dialysis and acute hemodialysis for inpatients, on call coverage, training of peritoneal dialysis patients for self care.
1984-1990- Consultant: ATA Dialysis, Inc. Granada Hills, California,Provides on call acute hemodialysis nursing service to contract hospitals for intensive care patients.
1980-1984-Owner-partner, Ann Todd Dialysis Service, Inc. Glendale, California, responsible for all renal related care of acutely hospitalized hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients for contracting hospitals, supervision of staff, staffing, inventory control, machine maintenance, transport procedure manual preparation and other operations including budget preparation.
Professional profile: AnnTodd, pg 2
1980-1981- Home Hemodialysis Training Nurse, Dialysis Operations, Inc. North Hollywood, California. Responsible for initiation of home hemodialysis program. Development of policy, procedures,support and evaluation of ongoing care of selected patients. Teaching of all self care patients.
1979-1980- Clinical Instructor, Nursing Fundamentals, Mesa College, Grand Junction, Colorado. Responsible for student nurse supervision, teaching and class planning.
1979-1980- Administrative Evening Supervisor, St Mary's Hospital, Grand Junction, Colorado. Responsible for organization administration and quality of care throughout the 250 bed hospital.
1978-1979- Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit. St. Mary's Hospital, Grand Junction, Colorado. Responsible for institution of home hemodialysis training program. Development of policy and procedure for the only dialysis unit in western Colorado. Compliance with E.S.R.D. Medicare requirements, development of education for staff, staffing for acute, chronic and home programs.
1976-1978-Partner, hemodialysis nurse and consultant, A.T.A. Dialysis Services, Granada Hills, California. Performed all phases of acute hemodialysis. Operated and maintained equipment, facilitated training of nursing personnel and patients. Provided consultation to hospitals and nephrologists with regards to proprietary company and the institution. Procedure manual preparation, water system maintenance, and administrative functions relative to the day to day operation of this business.
1974-1977-Coordinator- Mobile Acute Dialysis Program, Dialysis Operations, Inc. North Hollywood, California. Supervision of up to 10 R.N. personnel in intensive care settings, coordinate instillation of equipment, staff development, 24 hour call for emergency dialysis for approximately 34 hospitals in the L.A. California area.
1974-1975-Staff nurse, Dialysis Operations, Inc, North Hollywood, California.
!975 Cardiovascular Nurse Specialist, Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Desert, California. Instrumental in organizing the nursing portion of the cardiovascular surgical program. Responsible for teaching nursing staff E.K.G, C.P.R, I.V, and I.C.U procedures. Acted as relief house supervisor.
1973-1974, 1968-1970- Staff nurse Critical care units, Granada Hills Hospital, Granada Hills, California, and Panorama Memorial Hospital, Panorama City, California.