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OBJECTIVE

Represent the United States Army Graduate Program of Anesthesia Nursing and the U.S. Air Force as a faculty clinical instructor of nursing anesthesia. As a subject matter expert, provide student mentoring utilizing current evidenced based practices,  to promote safe and competent anesthesia providers that can deliver care anywhere around the world.

Work experience

Jun 2011Present

Anesthesia Chief Anesthetist

10th Medical Group- US Air Force Academy, Colorado
  • Supervise anesthesia team of 6 CRNAs/ 3 MDAs
  • Manage $450K anesthesia budget
  • Coordinate procedures for 5 specialty clinics/7 sub-specialty clinics
  • Administer peripheral nerve blocks and catheter insertion
  • Provide anesthesia in austere and deployed locations.
Feb 2009Present

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Kaiser Permanente – Diablo Service Area California

Provide General, Regional, and local anesthesia to surgical patients

Jan 2008Jun 2012

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Vitruvian Medical Locum Tenens- Houston Texas
  • Provide independent practice anesthesia- solo provider
  • Provide anesthesia care at regional trauma centers
  • Provide General, Regional, and local anesthesia to surgical patients
  • Provide anesthesia for critically ill, OB and pediatric patients
Jul 2006Jun 2011

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist/PACU Chief

60th Medical Group - Travis AFB, California
  • Manager of busiest PACU in USAF AMC
  • Provide General, Regional, and local anesthesia to surgical patients
  • Provide anesthesia for critically ill, OB and pediatric patients
  • Obtain peripheral, central and arterial line access

Education

Aug 2013Present

Doctorate of Nursing Practice

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HSC- Houston, Texas 

DNP program- expectant graduation date of 8/2015

Jun 2005Dec 2007

Masters of Nursing Science

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HSC- Houston, Texas

Anesthesia Nursing/CRNA Program - MSN awarded

19982000

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY- Chicago, Illinois

BSN awarded

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Colorado Association of Nurse Anesthetist- voting board member

America Association of Nurse Anesthetists- member

Sigma Theta Tau-selected member