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Registered Nurse Mental Health

Location:
San Jose, CA
Posted:
May 12, 2020

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BRENNAN BELLIVEAU

* * **** ****** #***, SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, 95112, USA

1-780-***-**** adc6wd@r.postjobfree.com

Licenses and Work Visas

California Nursing License (Issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs); Expires: April 2021

Tennessee Nursing License (Issued by the Tennessee Department of Health); Expires March 2021

Alberta Nursing License (Issued by the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta); Expires September 2020

US TN Work Visa; Issued November 2019

Canadian Citizen

Certifications

BLS (American Heart Association); Expires: January 2021

PALS (American Heart Association); Expires: January 2021

BLS and First Aid (Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation); Expires: March 2019

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization; Completed – 2015

Education

MacEwan University;

BScN Class of Winter 2015 (Graduated April 2015)

Cumulative GPA for entire BScN program = 3.58 (on a 4.0 scale)

Experiences and Achievements

Recognized by MacEwan University for achieving First Class Standing (GPA of 3.5 or higher) in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for the 2012/13 academic year

Recognized by MacEwan University for achieving First Class Standing (GPA of 3.5 or higher) in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for the 2013/14 academic year

Recognized by MacEwan University for achieving Dean’s List Academic Standing (GPA of 3.7 or higher) in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for the 2014/15 academic year

NURS 175 - Royal Alexandra Hospital (Unit 310; Orthopedics)

-No grade received

NURS 275 - Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital (Unit 201; Pediatric Rehabilitation)

-Received a final grade of 3.7 on a 4.0 GPA scale (A-)

NURS 277 – Lois Hole Hospital (Unit 2West; Gynecology and Oncology)

-Received a final grade of 4.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale (A+)

NURS 279 – Alberta Hospital Edmonton (Unit 10-1; Mental Health Intensive Care)

-Received a final grade of 3.7 on a 4.0 GPA scale (A-)

NURS 375 – Vascular Surgery, IMCU (Unit 41; Grey Nuns Community Hospital)

-Received a final grade of 4.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale (A)

NURS 377 – Strathcona County Health Centre (Community Health Nursing)

-Received a final grade of 4.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale (A)

NURS 379 – Lois Hole Hospital (Units 4East, 3East; Labour and Delivery; Post-Partum)

-Received a final grade of 4.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale (A)

NURS 479 – Dr. Zetter Care Center (unit 3 North; Leadership in Nursing Practice)

-Received a final grade of 4.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale (A+)

NURS 489 – Stollery Children’s Hospital (Unit 4C; Preceptorship – Pediatric Cardiology)

-Received a final grade of 4.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale (A+)

[2009 Alexander Rutherford Scholarship – academic excellence in High School]

[2011 Suncor Energy Scholarship – academic excellence]

[2011 MacEwan Student Access Bursary]

[2012 Suncor Energy Scholarship – academic excellence]

[2012 Jason Lang Scholarship - minimum GPA of 3.2]

[2013 Suncor Energy Scholarship – academic excellence]

[2013 Jason Lang Scholarship - minimum GPA of 3.2]

[2013 Edmond and Anna Harder Bursary in Nursing – academic excellence]

[2014 Edmond and Anna Harder Bursary in Nursing – academic excellence]

[2014 Jason Lang Scholarship – minimum GPA of 3.2]

[2015 Thorey Johnston Eastern Star Award in Nursing – academic excellence in the clinical setting]

Employment

-Registered Nurse (Pediatric Cardiology, Heart/Lung Transplant Care) – Full time Permanent

February 2020 – Present (Unit Manager: Shannon Feehan)

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (Stanford Unit PCU 200, Palo Alto, California, USA)

Stanford Children’s Health has the top ranked pediatric transplant program in the USA and is home to one of the leading pediatric heart centers in the world. Stanford Children’s Health has more experience repairing heart disorders in babies and children than any other center

Services and Programs: Electrophysiology and arrhythmia management, cardiac imaging, cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology, exercise and preventative heart disease, pediatric advanced cardiac therapies, Wall Center for pulmonary vascular disease, Marfan syndrome and related aortic disorders, adult congenital heart disease care

-Registered Nurse (Pediatric Psychiatry, Endocrinology, Orthopedics, Neurologu) – Full Time (13 week temporary contract)

November 2019 – February 2020 (Unit Manager: Matthew Lew)

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (Stanford Unit PCU 300/400, Palo Alto, California, USA)

13 week travel assignment with AMN Health Care

-Registered Nurse (Pediatric Cardiology, Gastrointestinal, and Liver Services) – Full Time

May 2015 – Present (Unit Manager: Jannette Hurshowy)

Alberta Health Services (Stollery Children’s Hospital Unit 4C3/4C4, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

The Stollery Children’s Hospital treats the second-highest number of pediatric surgical cardiac cases in Canada and has the ninth highest surgical volume in North America each year. Our program cares for over 7,000 children and adults and performs 15-20 heart transplants annually with care outcomes. Compared to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) database, the Stollery Children’s Hospital survival statistics are superior in all surgical categories. Our cardiac program in made up of teams that focus on electrophysiology, heart failure, heart transplant, fetal cardiology, interventional catheterization, cardiovascular surgery, and mechanical devices (ECMO and VAD). The Stollery Children’s Hospital is transitioning to the Epic Systems charting system as of November 2019

My duties as a registered nurse at the Stollery Children’s Hospital include:

oWorking within an interdisciplinary team committed to family centered care focused on the management of the most highly acute pediatric patients with cardiac, gastrointestinal, and liver conditions in all of western Canada (from British Columbia to Manitoba and the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut), including those requiring heart, liver, and multi-visceral transplantations

oResponsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care prior to and post-surgical intervention for a wide range of conditions including: heart transplantation, cardiac diagnostic and interventional catheterization, cardiac arrhythmias (e.g. atrial flutter, SVT, complete or partial heart block, etc.), hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Tetralogy of Fallot, coarctation of the aorta, Ebstein’s anomaly heart failure, cardiomyopathies, Kawasaki Disease, deletion disorders (e.g. DiGeorge Syndrome, Velocardiofacial Syndrome), endocarditis, ASD, VSD, interrupted aortic arch, PDA, pulmonary atresia, pulmonary stenosis, total anomalous pulmonary venous return and drainage, transposition of the great arteries, tricuspid atresia, truncus arteriosis, cholangitis, biliary atresia, gastroschisis, IBD (Chron’s and Ulcerative Colitis), appendicitis, pancreatitis, Hirschprung’s, Disease, liver and multi-visceral transplantation, transplant rejection, multiple organ failure, and upper (e.g. cold and influenza) and lower (e.g. croup, RSV, bronchiolitis, pneumonia) respiratory illness management

oCommunicate efficiently and make timely decisions within the multidisciplinary team (including the rapid response and code teams) and practice within the scope of the Registered Nurse

oCare for pediatric patients who require a VAD (ventricular assist device) including a Berlin Heart, Heartware, or Heartmate devices. The Stollery Children’s Hospital VAD program is the only VAD program in Canada that is authorized to train other pediatric cardiac centers in VAD care management in North America

oAssume the role of charge nurse and coordinate care among patients, families, and staff. In this role I lead our 27 in patient bed unit, support our staff, patients, and families, and work with hospital management and bed coordinators to ensure appropriate use of beds and resources in our facility

oPerform skills that include: Peripheral IV starts, administering blood product transfusions, inotrope management, internal and external pacemaker management, cytotoxic medication administration and immunosuppression management, chylothorax management, PICC/IJ/Broviac/IVAD line care and dressing changes, pleural/JP/Bili/Chest Tubes and T-tube care, pain management (including PCA care and management), administration of high alert nebulized/SC/IM/IV/direct IV medications, TPN administration and monitoring, complex dressings and dressing changes, colostomy and ileostomy care, blood glucose management, NG/NJ/OG tube insertion and care, G-tube, J-tube, G/J-tube care, O2 therapy including the use of high-flow O2/CPAP/BiPAP and trach vents, nasal/oral suctioning, catheter care, performing ordered tests (e.g. blood work, swabs, intradermal Mantoux test), 12 lead EKGs, etc.

-Registered Nurse (Pediatric Mental Health) – Casual/Per Diem

December 2015 – Present (Charge Nurses: Melanie Anderson, Jessica Ferris)

CASA House (20 inpatient adolescent mental health facility; Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)

The CASA Foundations programs range in intensity from early identification, assessment and primary intervention, to intensive tertiary level treatment. All of our programs are evidence-based, community-based, and trauma-informed. Assessments and subsequent interventions are guided by a bio-psycho-social framework that considers the family and community integral to the healthy functioning of the child.

My duties as a Registered Nurse with the CASA Foundation include:

oCollaborate within an interdisciplinary team made up of psychologists, psychiatrics,

therapists, social workers, nurses, teachers, and child care councillors to promote the mental health and wellbeing of adolescents 12-18 years old

oResponsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care for those suffering from depression, anxiety, OCD, conduct disorder, psychosis, bipolar disorder, suicidal and homicidal ideation and attempts, etc.

oCommunicate efficiently and make timely decisions within the multidisciplinary team and practice within the scope the Registered Nurse

oPerform skills that include: Mental health assessments, administration of medication (including antipsychotics, narcotics, etc.), perform physical assessments, wound management, therapeutic crisis intervention management, and medical management of the side effects of psychotropic medications (e.g. extrapyramidal side effects)

oPromote mental health and wellbeing with both adolescents and their families to achieve collaboratively set goals through the use of parent social groups, individual and large group therapies, and multifamily group therapies.

Undergraduate Nurse Employee/Registered Nurse (Pediatric Orthopedic Rehabilitation) – Casual/Per Diem

May 2013 – May 2015 (Unit Manager: Tannis Busch)

Alberta Health Services (Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Unit 201, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Working in an interdisciplinary team committed to family centered care focused on intensive rehabilitation for surgical pediatric patients

Provide care to the pediatric patients who have been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord Injuries, brain injuries or trauma, or requiring orthopedic post-operative surgery rehabilitation care

Communicate timely and effectively with the unit clerk, unit manager, nurses, physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, school Instructors, and recreational therapists to ensure that the pediatric patients receive the best possible care while addressing their families needs simultaneously

Working as an unregulated member of the inter-professional health care team providing patient centered care while under the supervision of an RN

-Undergraduate Nurse Employee/Registered Nurse (Forensics Addiction & Mental Health); Casual/Per Diem

February 2014 – Present (Unit Manager: Glenn Blanchette)

Alberta Health Services (Alberta Hospital Edmonton Unit 3-4, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Working in an interdisciplinary team to offer treatment to persons in conflict with the law including those found not criminally responsible (NCR) by way of mental disorder who have been admitted to Alberta Hospital Edmonton

Communicate timely and effectively with the unit clerk, unit manager, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, school instructors, and recreational therapists to ensure that the pediatric patients receive the best possible care while addressing their families needs simultaneously

Working as an unregulated member of the inter-professional health care team providing patient centered care while under the supervision of an RN

-Undergraduate Nurse Employee (Forensics Assessment Community Services AHE Outpatient Clinic); Casual/ Per Diem (Temporary Relief)

April 2013 – August 2013 (Unit Manager: Jill Cates)

Alberta Health Services (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Working in an interdisciplinary team to offer treatment to persons in conflict with the law including those found not criminally responsible (NCR) by way of mental disorder who have been discharged from Alberta Hospital Edmonton

Assisting in programs designed to facilitate recovery and promote mental health along with developing and promoting vocational and other skills necessary to lead a pro-social lifestyle

Working as an unregulated member of the inter-professional health care team providing patient centered care

Working to demonstrate the ability to work within the context and structure of a team while also having the flexibility to adapt to the dynamics of community-based treatment

Interact with clients during mandated check-ins, administer PO/SL/SC/IM medications as prescribed and chart all client interactions appropriately

Administered 627 IM injections of long acting depot Antipsychotic medications (1st Generation/Typical/Conventional & 2nd Generation/Atypical/Novel Antipsychotic medication)

-Undergraduate Nurse Employee (Influenza Administration Campaign); Casual/Per Diem (Temproary Relief)

September 2013 – November 12th, 2013 (Manager: Emily Morris)

Alberta Health Services (Bonny Doon Mall, Strathcona County Health Centre, Ft. Saskatchewan Hospital; Alberta, Canada)

Working in an interdisciplinary team setting throughout the Edmonton and area region administering the influenza vaccine in the appropriate forms (inactivated injectable or live nasal spray) to those who qualified ranging from infants at 6 months of age to the geriatric population

Administered the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine to those who qualified for the vaccination

Completed health assessments, provided teaching in a family centered care environment, maintained appropriate protocols with respect to the fragile limitations of the vaccinations (e.g. maintaining cold chain), and respected each client and their confidentiality with each interaction

Skills, Seminars

Epic Charting System Trained

Peripheral IV Starts

Ventricular Assist Device Certified (e.g. Berlin Hearts, Heartware, Heartmate)

Inotrope Management Certified

Cytotoxic Medication Level I Certified

Direct IV Medication Certified

Alberta Health Services It’s Your Move certified

Standard First Aid Certification

Alberta Health Services Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NCI) certified

Alberta Health Services Mental Health First Aide certified

Preceptor Leadership Workshop held at Norquest (2017)

Nurse Practitioner Association of Alberta 2015 Conference (November, 2015)

Attended “Psychosis in Mid and Late Life” presented by Dr. Zahinoor Ismail (May 28, 2013)

Fire Extinguisher training certified

WHIMIS certified

Volunteering and Council Experience

Stollery Children’s Hospital Patient and Family Centered Care Quality Council (Council Member); August 2019 – Present

Stollery Children’s Hospital Cardiac Family Advisory Care Team Council (Council Member); September 2019 - Present

Stollery Children’s Hospital Unit 4C3/4C4 (Pediatric cardiology, gastrointestinal, hepatic services) Quality Council (Council Member); January 2019 – Present

Institute of Health Economics (Council Member); July 2018 – Present

Public Speaker at MacEwan University for fourth year BScN students; 2016 – Present

First Aid/CPR - Kids with Cancer Society – CAP it for Kids Walk & Run (2015)

MacEwan University Bachelor of Science in Nursing open house (2014)

Big Brothers Big Sisters (2010 – 2012)

First Aid/CPR – Sherwood Park Relay for Life (2012)

First Aid/CPR - Taste of Edmonton Festival (2010, 2011, 2012)

First Aid/CPR - Edmonton Metropolis Festival (2011)

First Aid/CPR and athlete facilitator - 2007 Alberta Summer Games

References

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