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Medical Center Charge Nurse

Floyd, VA
September 28, 2023

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Registered nurse with extensive leadership experience in multiple areas of nursing. Extensive acute care supervisory experience and clinical background.


Certified Stroke RN

Charge Nurse

Telemetry trained

PICC line insertions

Midline insertions






RN Charge Nurse for fast paced Med Surg floors. Floated to multiple surgical areas to facilitate care for post op surgical patients including bariatric surgeries, neurosurgery, and general surgeries. Assisted placement of patients in appropriate rooms with assistance to bed placement. Did daily assignments for oncoming shift and monitored pain reassessment and monitoring for documentation from other nursing staff. Care of patients from post op surgeries including wound vacs and drains.

AUGUST 2020-JUNE 2022

DIRECTOR OF NURSING/ Skyline Nursing and Rehab/ Floyd, VA

Managed day to day operations of nursing staff. Held staffing meetings, managed admissions, scheduling and reports for corporate nursing. Facilitated between rehab staff for skilled patients. Care plan meetings with residents and families. COVID testing per state guidelines and reading of tests and reporting results to appropriate sources. Coordinated care with outside agencies such as Hospice and other reporting agencies. Wound care for residents done per physician order.

APRIL 2017 – AUGUST 2020

RN LewisGale Medical Center Salem, VA

RN Charge Nurse on a fast-paced medical PCU. Designated stroke floor and stroke certified. Manage and place patients appropriately. Responsible for schedule and assigning patients according to acuity and nurses ability. Manage complicated comorbidity patients and responds to all stroke alerts inter facility. Works closely with physicians to manage patients and transition them from azure stroke care to rehab or long-term care.

FEBRUARY 2015 - APRIL 2017

RN Charge Nurse Carilion New River Valley Medical Center Christiansburg, VA Charge nurse on surgical care unit. Supervising and bed placement of patients post OR. Managing staff assignments and coordinating patient care.

MARCH 2013 - FEBRUARY 2015

MDS Coordinator Skyline Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Floyd, VA

Responsible for maintaining care plans on all patients in the facility and completing assessment on rehab and long-term patients. Responsibilities including morning rounds on Alzheimer's unit and daily and weekly meetings and calls as related to position.

Collaboration with therapy department director to obtain minutes for patients and discuss therapy goals and treatment levels.

AUGUST 2009 - APRIL 2013

RN Nursing Shift Supervisor Carilion New River Valley Medical Center Christiansburg, VA Responsible for overseeing day to day operations for all in and outpatient units. Managed staffing ratios and reassigned staff according to approved staffing matrix. Responded to all patient codes and trauma and gold alerts. Responsible for placing PICC lines on patients that required long term line placement and patients that had no other alternative for IV placement. On weekends responsible for all administrative duties. Also responsible for taking equipment to necessary precondition procedures.

JUNE 2007 - APRIL 2009

RN Carilion New River Valley Medical Center Christiansburg, VA

RN in PACU. Cares for patients post anesthesia both general and spinal of variety of ages and surgical procedures. Also certified to run cell saver and took call for both specialties.

SEPTEMBER 2002 - JUNE 2007

Anesthesia technician Carilion New River Valley Medical Center Christiansburg, VA Anesthesia technician. Assisted in stocking and turn over if anesthesia equipment and supplies between cases. Ordered and maintained equipment and supplies for anesthesia department. Assisted in intubations and spinal anesthesia under supervision of CRNAs and anesthesiologists. Also, part of code team that responded with anesthesia to any ED and inpatient codes.

JULY 1999 - SEPTEMBER 2002

CNA / Monitor Tech Carilion New River Valley Medical Center Christiansburg, VA Worked as certified nursing assistant in PCU and CCU units. Daily bathing, vitals and blood sugars and all aspects of ADL's of patients. EKGs and monitor responsibilities in rotation. Reading of EKG strips. Documentation of vitals and ADL's and intake and output per shift.



Associate of Applied Science: Nursing RN Degree

New River Community College, Dublin, VA

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