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Registered Nurse Medical

Atlanta, GA, 30349
August 19, 2012

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Gerenda "Gigi" Anderson Wilborn



• Oxford College of Emory University- Oxford, Ga.

Associates Degree in Liberal Arts, 2000

• Emory University- Atlanta, Ga. School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2002

Work Experience:

• 01/9/12- Present Grady Memorial Hospital, Psychiatric Unit Director(Inpatient)

Managing a 31 bed inpatient unit with a 30+ bed Crisis Intervention Service

Managing a staff of 120 individuals under JACHO/CMS/APS guidelines

Facilitating a staff of 120 FTEs

Facilitating the general function of the unit including direct patient care

• 11/1/2010- 01/04/12 Atlanta City Detention Center, Director of Nursing

Managing the Medical and Mental Health units

Managing and revamping the Medical Records unit

Writing and revising various policies and procedures

Managing a staff of 40 individuals under ACA guidelines

Facilitating chart audits based on ACA guidelines

Facilitating and troubleshooting the day to day issues on the medical unit

Planning numerous health fairs and staff training classes

• 01/2010- 12/20/10 Staff RN(SICU) Emory University Hospital

Care of critically ill surgical ICU patient (gastric/liver transplant unit)

Experience working side by side with the Anesthesiology staff

Management of patients on vasoasctive drugs

• 10/2009- 6/30/2010 Staff RN Piedmont Fayette

Critical Care Nursing

Experience high population of geriatric patients

• 09/2009 – 3/2012 Staff RN Emory Adventist Hospital

Critical Care Nursing- (Night Charge Nurse)

Experience with high acuity patients

• 04/2009 – 09/2009 Registry Various Hospitals in California

Worked on call in several hospitals in the Los Angeles area

Hospitals worked include (Foothill Presbyterian ER/ICU, UCI Neuro ICU, Queen of the

Valley ICU, Glendale Memorial ICU, Good Samaritan ER, San Gabriel Valley ER, Glendale Adventist ER, Beverly Hospital ER, Taranza ER, St. John's Regional Medical ER, St. John's Medical Santa Monica)

• 02/2009 – 04/2009 ED RN (PRN Agency/ICU/Telemetry) Henry Medical Center

Critical Care

Experience working with mechanically ventilated patients and patients on Bipap

• 12/2008- 02/2009 Flight Nurse Phoenix Air Ambulance

International transport of critically ill patients

Transport of patient from Curacao to El Paso Texas

Experience working with various cultures with patient care

Experience providing patient care in a Leer Jet and G3 Jet

Knowledge of FAA regulations

• 03/2008 – 09/2008 ED RN Central Staffing Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Pediatric Critical Care/Trauma

INT insertion in pediatric population

Pediatric IV drug administration and titration

• 03/2007- 02/2009 Flight Nurse Emory Flight/Lifenet Georgia

Care of Level I Trauma patients/ Critical Interfacility transfers

Experience transporting critically ill patients in a helicopter

Experience with role of being key medical decision maker

Exposure to aviation protocols

Experience working in a prehospital setting (i.e. major interstate, forest)

Experience working 24 hour shifts

ICU RN shadowing on unit 31 at Emory Midtown Hospital

• 03/2006 – 04/2006 ED RN (4 Week Travel Assignment)Fort Defiance Indian Hospital, AZ


Care of psychiatric patient

Exposure to Navajo culture

Care of Level I Trauma patients

Neonate IV insertion

• 07/2005 – 09/2006 ED RN (PRN Agency) Douglas, Paulding & Cobb Wellstar

Critical Care/ Charge Nurse


Care of psychiatric patients

• 03/2004 – 04/2007 ED RN Staff Pool Grady Memorial Hospital

Level I Trauma Experience

Critical Care (4 patient ICU setting)

Critical Care Preceptor

Charge Nurse Experience/Day Supervisor

• 10/2002 – 2/6/10 Registered Nurse Emergency Dept. (ED RN)Emory Midtown Hospital

Critical Care

Permanent Charge Nurse Position/Night Supervisor

Experience in Care Decision Unit (CDU)

Fast Track experience

New graduate preceptor

• 06/2001 Volunteer Missionary Assistance, Haiti

Experience with Haitian Culture

Administering healthcare in remote areas of Haiti

• 09/2000 – 09/2002 Patient Care Technician (PCT) Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Care of pediatric patients with respiratory compromise


Georgia and California Registered Nursing License (BSN)





Charge Nurse Certificate


MAB certification

Fire Safety Card

CPI certified


Working 8 years as Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department with 1 year being in an ICU

Experience with Critical Care/Trauma Patients in a Level I Trauma facility- 5 years direct trauma care

Knowledgeable in use of critical care equipment (i.e. Arterial Lines, Mechanical Ventilation, IV

Pumps, Swann-Ganz cath)

Ability to adapt to fast work pace

Ability to focus and perform duties under pressure

Ability to work in adverse conditions

Experience intubating patients

Experience placing ETT, LMA, and Combi tubes

Knowledgeable on how to perform Needle Decompression, Cricothyrotomy, and Pericardiocentesis

Knowledgeable on how to place Intraosseus Needles

Experience using RSI drug during prehospital intubations without need of physician supervision

"Third Rider" experience with Henry County Fire Rescue

Several Intubations done during OR rotation at Atlanta Medical Center

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