SHANNON W HICKS BSN,RN,CNOR
Winston Salem NC
JOB TITLE YEARS EMPLOYED (7/2011-PRESENT)
Service Line Coordinator for Ortho/Neuro High-Point Regional-High Point, NC
As head of service I manage a team of 4 staff RN’s and 5-6 surgical technologists. I am responsible for providing all necessary equipment and instrumentation for surgery. My duties include directing and supervising staff, room organization, product requests, and handling any problems that may arise during the day. I also function as the liaison for 8 orthopedic surgeons and 1ortho spine surgeon, as well as 2 neuro-surgeons. I work closely with the Manager and Director as we implement new policies and procedures and align our department with current best practices and standards.
JOB TITLE YEARS EMPLOYED (3/1999-MAY 2011)
Staff Nurse RN operating room Watauga Medical Center-Boone, NC
As staff nurse I am responsible for circulating and scrubbing on multiple surgical cases daily in our 9 room OR. I organize the procedure and care for my patient before, during and immediately after the surgery. I am chair of our advisory committee for the entire peri-operative department. I am crossed-trained to our Birthing Center, ICU and Pain Clinic, and I work there when needed. I have worked at Watauga medical Center in many different units over the last 12 years. Currently I am full time in the OR.
JOB TITLE YEARS OF EMPLOYMENT (10/2008-1/2009)
Travel RN High point Regional Health care system
(Cross- Country Travecorp)
I worked in a 9 bed labor and delivery unit as a contract nurse. I was responsible for the care of the laboring mother through the recovery phase.
JOB TITLE YEARS EMPLOYED (8/2006- 4/2007)
Office staff RN Appalachian Gastroenterology-Boone, NC
I worked as a staff nurse in this office and assisted with Colonoscopy’s and EGD’s out of their ambulatory OR.
JOB TITLE YEARS EMPLOYED ( 2001-8/2005)
Birth Center Charge Nurse Watauga Medical Center- Boone, NC
As a Perinatal Charge Nurse in a 12 bed LDRP unit, with a Level II Nursery, my skills include both direct patient care in the antenatal, intrapartal, and postnatal phases, plus management of nursing staff.
My duties include overseeing emergencies, patient assignment, stabilizing neonates, as well as a resource for staff. I am also trained to work in Labor an Delivery, Postpartum, C-Section Circulator and Scrub, Well Nursery and Special Care Nursery.
JOB TITLE YEARS EMPLOYED ( 1999 - 2001)
Med-Surg Staff Nurse Watauga Medical Center-Boone, NC
As a Staff Nurse I was responsible for direct patient care of 6-9 patients. Duties included passing medications, following Dr. Orders, patient baths and routine care of patients after surgery, elderly patients with non-critical illnesses.
JOB TITLE YEARS EMPLOYED (1996-1998)
RN -OFFICE MANAGER Dr Celeste Peterson-Family Practice
My duties included assessing patients, managing office: insurance, overseeing patient appointments, hiring staff, screening phone calls, overseeing daily operations in office and staff. I also worked with Dr. Placentra and trained his staff, at the time, when he first arrived in town in 1997. Since then I have filled in occasionally as a RN in the office.
1. Western Governor’s University
RN-BSN MAY 30 2011, Current student for MSN- Leadership and Management October 2012
2. Caldwell Community College and TI
Associates Degree in Nursing November 1996
3. Western Carolina University
General courses 1992-1994
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Licensed Registered Nurse