Whitney Wilson Pierson, RN, CCRN, PCCN
Oct 2021 - Contracted Covid-19
June 2021 Covid - 19 Quarantine
St.Vincents Hospital and Health 2019
March 2019 to Feb 2020
Internal Medicine RN Staff - patient care, triage phone calls
Sweetwater Retirement Living
Registered Nurse (PRN)
Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Compliance and Quality Assurance Director 2018 - 2019
Big Sky Dialysis Clinic - Billings, MT - 2017 02918
Peritoneal Home Dialysis RN
Advanced Care Hospital of Montana - DON 2015 - 2018
Responsible for Daily operations of 40 bed LTACH
Supervise and Assess 52 staff members
Strict adherence to budgetary thresholds and all goal targets
Lead and participate in staff training and continuing education
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID 2009 to 2015
Nurse Coordinator, CardioPulmonary Rehabilitation –
Responsible for daily management of CVPR program.
Admission and assessment of cardiac and pulmonary patients.
Responsible for constant assessment of every patient’s cardiac rhythm while
exercising and insuring the safety of all patients.
Accomplished successful National certification of Cardiac program August 2010
Recertified in 2013
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID 2004 to 2009
Manager Telemetry Unit, Heart Center
Chosen unanimously for position by Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon and Cardiology
Operational Responsibility: Management of daily operations for department with
7500+ patients and 29 beds, emphasizing high quality care for a wide variety
of subspeciality patients exhibiting a cardiologic component. Responsible for
JACHO-compliant policies and procedures.
Budgetary Responsibility: Preparation, accountability for and adherence to budget for
salaries,supplies, equipment and capital requests and acquisitions. Strict adherence to
Six Sigma and Solucient productivity goals.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise and assess 58 staff. Coordinate orientation,
training and development for new staff. Implemented precedent-setting staff cross-
training policy with clinical laddering for all support personnel.
Physician Providers: Provide regular opportunities with all physician groups to
solicit appropriate input and grow department business.
Manager Endoscopy Department - 2002 to 2004
Operational Responsibility: Management of daily operations for department with 4000+ annual Endoscopic cases, emphasizing inpatient therapeutic and outpatient diagnostic procedures for Gastroenterologists, Pulmonologists and General Surgeons. Responsible for JACHO-compliant policies and procedures.
Budgetary Responsibility: Accountability for and adherence to budget for salaries, supplies, repair and maintenance of Endoscopic equipment, and capital equipment requests and acquisitions. Development and Implementation, New Programs: Developed and implemented (Nov. 2003) Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, featuring the LapBand technology. Cooperated with Corporate Development, Finance, Perioperative Services, Mission Services, Materials Management and employee resources in establishing program.
Physician Providers: Provide regular meetings with all physician groups to solicit appropriate input and grow unit business.
State of Montana, Dept. of Public Health and Human Services 2002
Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Coordinator
Co-wrote successful $9M HRSA Grant.
Coordinated Dept. of Defense and Dept. of Justice training courses.
Montana Legal Nurse Consultants – Sole Proprietorship
Legal case review, senior claims agent reviews, mock-trial management for Farm
Bureau Insurance Company, Montana and Wyoming
Deaconess Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana 1985 - 2002
SICU: Senior receiving nurse in department performing 450+ CABG and valve replacement procedures annually. Intra-team preceptor and mentor.
Cardiovascular A&P, Basic EKG, advanced 12-lead EKG classes formulated and taught over interactive TV format to outlying hospitals.
Outreach Services lead instructor facilitating ACLS, PALS, ATLS courses. Coordinated instructor scheduling, recertification and updates.
American Heart Association adjunct faculty.
CCRN, PCCN and ACLS-EP – ACLS instructor
Presbyterian - St. Lukes Hospital School of Nursing, Chicago, IL - Diploma