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Nurse Management

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 57105, United States
80,000- 90,000
March 14, 2011

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Connie Ann Miles

**** *. **** ***, ***** Falls, SD 57105


Cell Phone 1-605-***-****

SKILLS SUMMARY Management Experience as Supervisor of Labor and Delivery Unit for three years and 21 years experience in military medical management. Registered Nurse experience in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Oncology, Diabetes, Renal Transplantation, and Adult Mental Health. Excellent background in planning major project and working with staff. Experienced in developing and implementing programs for major training exercises for South Dakota Army National Guard.


MSN in Nursing Administration

Currently Seeking

University of Mary, Bismarck , North Dakota

Expected date of completion April 2011

B.A. in Psychology

A.D. in Nursing

Huron University, Huron , South Dakota


• Oncology Certified Nurse 2001-2003

• AHA Basic Life Support Instructor since May 1998-present

• NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Provider

• Stable

• Certified Car Seat Technician by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Association 2006-2010

• State of South Dakota Emergency Medical Technician 1996

• State of South Dakota Certified Nurse Assistant


800 East 21st Street, PO Box 5045, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57117

Avera McKennan Women’s Center

Unit Supervisor April 2008- Present

• In charge of staff scheduling for a 110 direct reports

• Assist with performance review of 110 direct reports

• Maternal Flight Team Manager for high risk pregnancy patients

• Member of Value Analyst Team 2008-2009

• Responsible for reviewing billing and coding for inpatient and outpatient

• Assist with management of day to day operation on a 14 bed LDR with two Surgical Suites, High Risk Pregnancy patients, 24 bed Post Partum/ GYN unit, and Level II Nursery.

• Average number of deliveries per year 1900 birth, birth per month is 150.

• Work on Floor as a Staff Nurse when needed.

• Assist with training and education of staff

• Certified Car Seat Technician who assist family with car seat education

Elsevier/MC Strategies Inc

Marquis One Tower, Suite 1900, Peachtree Center Ave, Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Author February 2011-present

• Working with Senior Editor of Mosby Nursing Skill

• Assist in the development of the maternal-newborn collection in Mosby’s Nursing Skills

• Clinical experts to revise this skill collection


800 East 21st Street, PO Box 5045, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57117

Registered Nurse February 2002-March 2008

Provide care and treatment of intrapartum, high risk antepartum, gynecological and general surgical pt.

• Certified AHA Basic Life Support Instructor since 1998

• Certified Car Seat Technician by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Association 2006

• Member of Shared Nurse Governance Counsel for Women Center

• Member of the Unit scheduling committee

Avera McKennan 3 East

Registered Nurse May 1999-Feburary 2002

• Provided care and treatment for Renal Transplant, Diabetic, Bone Marrow transplant, Oncology, HIV, Radiation, and Hospice

• Resource Nurse , member of unit scheduling committee

• Was 1 of 2 selected in state of South Dakota and received a grant to provide education to the rural community on Breast Cancer Awareness. I prepared and provided education sessions to 10 rural communities on Breast Cancer Awareness

• Was selected and received a grant to teach peripheral neuropathy education to medical professionals and provided several education in-services to nurses on unit.

South Dakota Human Resource Center

3515 Broadway Ave, Yankton South Dakota 57078

Mental Health Registered Nurse May 1998-May 1999

• Work with mentally ill patients on Oakwood 2, Adult Acute Ward.

• Provided one on one education for medication, general admission counseling and medication administration.


September 1988- February 2009

70 B (Field Medical Assistant Officer) Captain,MSC

Duty assignment September 1998- February 2009

• Field medical assistant on all matters pertaining to the tactical employment of company assets. The duties and responsibilities are consistent with those identified for the headquarters support company executive officer. The executive officer is responsible for supervising the activities pertaining to the supplies, operations, and communication of the company headquarters. The executive officer supervises and coordinates security, planning, tactical operations, OPSEC, and logistical training functions of the company.

• Executive Officer duties: assistance to commander, in planning coordination and execution of company activities

• Unit Movement Officer: Coordinate movement of personnel and movement by land, sea and air. Preparing load plans, hazmat certification, classified documents and materials, arranging housing, meals and clothing. Coordinated and obtained security clearance for movement for entire company.

Deployment Operation Desert Storm/ Desert Shield

November 1990 –May 1991

• SPC, E-4, 91D Operating Room Specialist, duties to prepare, maintain surgical environment and equipment in a war situation.

• 2 Ton truck driver section assigned equipment and any relocation of sites.

Operation Iraqi Freedom

February 17 2003- April 2004

CPT, 0-3, 70B, Field Medical Assistant, Executive Officer, UMO,

• Coordinated design and construction of company’s facilities.

• Met with contracting office, finalized design and provided cost estimated for facility.

• Coordinated, obtained approval and managed over 1 million dollars to complete several projects.

• Interfaced with local Iraq civilian contractors, military finance, and legal organization to meet unit’s requirements and create positive atmosphere with unit.

• Managed designs and construction of renovations for building and equipment at headquarters in field environment for a war environment

• Ensure medical care and medical equipment was available to provided for over 32,000 pt ( Iraqi civilian, international worker, Iraqi prisoners of war and Coalition forces)

• Headquarters Platoon Leader ensures all soldiers completed tasks and handled all personnel issues.

• Reviewed and reported all classified information to commander and staff

• Took over command when commander absent.

• Unit Meritorious Citation 2008 (performance in Iraq)


Three oversea humanitarian missions Honduras, Jamaica, Panama in remote

Villages providing medical and dental to poverty stricken natives


• ARMY COMMENDATION AWARD 1995 (Solider of Annual training)


• ARMY COMMENDATION AWARD 2007 (Outstanding service AT 2007)


REFERENCE Upon Request and portfolio available

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