Jim C. Schooler, R.N., B.S., M.B.A.
BLS, ACLS, TNCC, PALS, NIH, FEMA
Tahoka, TX 79373
To advance and expand my career by increasing my experience base and broadening my management skills.
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Presently: Immediate Nurse Care: Travel Nursing: Emergency Dept., Intensive Care Unit
Carlsbad Medical Center. Carlsbad, NM
Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Roswell, NM
United/Regional Medical Center. Wichita Falls, TX. Lubbock Heart and Surgical Hospital. Lubbock, TX.
Lea Regional Medical Center. Hobbs, NM
Physicians Network Association Lubbock, TX
Health Services Administrator-RCDC 1/2 - Pecos, TX Supervise operations of health services unit at Federal Bureau of Prisons Unit. Managing daily operations of unit including patient care and staff management including 36 RNs, LVNs, CNAs, Mental Health Counselors, Mid-Level Providers and Physicians. Responsible for preparing and ensuring compliance with Federal audit guidelines, maintaining operations within budgetary guidelines and improving quality of operations on a continuing basis. Responsible for all departments, including infectious diseases, emergency care, radiology, immunizations, dental clinic, vision clinic, routine examinations, specialty clinics as well as provider recruitment and liaison.
2008-2010: Lubbock Heart Hospital Lubbock, TX
House Supervisor-- Cardiac R.N./ Emergency Dept
Coordinate activities throughout the hospital including patient placement, liaison with Physicians, case management, discharge planning, chart audits, QI, QA and Care for Cardiac patients in the Emergency Department and Critical Care Unit. 2006-2008: University Medical Center Lubbock, TX
Cardiac Cath Lab RN
Care for patients during and after cardiac catheterization and interventions. Texas Tech Univ.Health Sciences Center Correctional Care John T. Montford Regional Medical Facility Lubbock,Tx. 2002-2006: Director of Nursing Chief Nursing Officer
--supervised 80 bed Medical-Surgical unit, 4 bed Intensive Care Unit, 2 bed Emergency Room, 8 bed Dialysis Unit, 21 bed Long Term Care Unit and 2 suite Operating Room / Surgical Department.
--responsible for staffing, quality assurance, continuing education, and patient care supervision. --- Responsible for initiation of Infection control program, Surgical standards program, Dialysis treatment standards of Practice, Emergency care protocols and Patient care / safety in Correctional Environment.
--directly involved with budget projection, implementation and revision. Texas Tech Univ.Health Sciences Center Correctional Care John T. Montford Regional Medical Facility Lubbock,Tx. 2001-2002: Director : Emergency Department
--supervise Emergency Services Department with close coordination with Intensive Care Unit.
--performed emergency patient care, stabilization, and transfer.
--supervised all Emergency Room staff including orientation and continuing education.
1998-2001: University Medical Center Lubbock, TX
Burn Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse
--responsible for all aspects of patient care to critically burned patients.
--charge nurse duties including staffing, supervision of staff, and acuity
--assist with implementation of quality assurance for JCAHO accreditation Other work experiences I have had
--member of Garza County EMS from 1994 - 2004.
--instructor of Advanced Cardiac Life Support from 2002 - 2010.
--certified CPR provider.
---member of Post Fire Department from 1981 - 1994 EDUCATION
1996-1998 Covenant School of Nursing Lubbock, TX
--Registered Nurse Diploma
--Class President 1997-1998
--Class Vice-President 1996-1997
1994 – 1995 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Tx.
-- Emergency Medical Technician - Licensed Paramedic 1973 - 1977 Lubbock Christian University Lubbock, TX
--Bachelor of Science Degree
2002 - 2004 Almeda University Boise, ID
--Master of Business Administration Hospital Administration REFERENCES
Dr, Michael Sands CCS Regional Medical Director
Kevin Nesh M.D. Hospitalist and Emergency Physician Carlsbad Medical Center 805-***-****
Nicole Chavez R.N. Director of Emergency Dept. and I.C.U. Carlsbad Medical Center 575-***-****
• Kris Armendariz Assistant Director E.D. and I.C.U. Carlsbad Medical Center 575-***-****
• Lisa Burden R.N., M.S.N. Nurse Management Consultant 909-***-****
• Dr. Marion Williams, Lubbock, TX, 806-***-****.
(Medical Director for John T. Montford Regional Medical Facility) Tara Hilliard, ACNP, R.N., Lubbock, TX 806-***-****(Acute Care Nurse Practitioner)
• Dr. Patrick Edwards Lynn County Hospital District 806-***-****