• 2273 Italy Friend Rd, Penn Yan NY 14527


To obtain employment in a Nursing role in a challenging work environment which will
provide me continued opportunity for personal growth and ongoing clinical expertise in my
delivery of patient care, utilizing Evidence – Based Nursing Practice.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Present

Registered Nurse on Inpatient Mental Health Unit

Newark Wayne Community Hospital

Rochester Regional Health System, Newark, NY.

Emergency Department working as Psychiatric Assignment Officer (PAO) completing Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluations for children, teens, and adults in crisis and in need of assessment and referral to outpatient services, inpatient psychiatric, Chemical Dependency, or dual diagnosis units. Charge Nurse experience. Group therapy experience.Phlebotomy training. Interdisciplinary team work approach to patient care. Work includes Psychiatric Consultations for inpatients on medical floors within the hospital.

Member of Education Council, NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System
Elderly) Committee, Phlebotomy Liaison Council.

Dec 2007 - Present

Registered Nurse on Inpatient Mental Health Unit

Finger lakes Health, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital

Penn Yan, NY.

Work includes providing nursing care to acutely mentally ill adults. Frequent work with
patients with dual diagnoses. Charge Nurse of inpatient staff, physical and mental health
assessments, medication administration, ED crisis evaluations, group therapy.

May 2008 - May 2011

Registered Nurse on Inpatient Mental Health Unit

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital CPEP Unit (Psychiatric Emergency Department)

Rochester, NY

Psychiatric/mental health and substance abuse assessments of adults, teens, and children in crisis in conjunction with families, collateral contacts, and interdisciplinary team members with recommendations for disposition (inpatient admission or outpatient referral).

 Work included clinical assessments, medication administration, mental and physical health assessments, caring for patients in Extended Observation Beds on CPEP Unit. .

Jul 2004 - Jul 2008

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric Crisis Team in a Level 1 Trauma Center.

Christiana Care Health Services

Newark, DE.

Work included providing psychiatric assessments of all ages, assistance with disposition, assistance with families of trauma patients, grief counseling and referrals. 2006 Award received for Nurse Excellence-Psychiatric Department

Oct 1999 - Jul 2004

Registered Nurse

State of Delaware Division of Aging

Newark, DE.

Provided in home services and case management of 70 + clients living in the community receiving Medicaid Waiver Services. Meadow Wood Behavioral Health System

Oct 1993 - 2004

Registered Nurse

Meadow Wood Behavioral Health System

New Castle, DE

Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital for adults, teens, children.Case Management, Chemical Dependency Unit. Supervisory experience.

CPR Instructor for staff., 7 years.

1986 - 1994

Registered Nurse

State of Delaware, Division of Public Health

Newark, DE.

Worked with high risk maternal/child health clients and families. Frequent work with Child Protective Services. Child Health Clinic administering immunizations.

Communicable disease investigation and follow-up.

Feb 1986 - Sep 1986

Registered Nurse

Cecil Home Health Agency

Elkton, MD

Home Health Care to Hospice patients and home bound patients in need of comprehensive nursing care.

Jan 1979 - Feb 1986

LPN then RN

Union Hospital

 Medical – Surgical, Orthopedics, Cardiac Step-Down unit, ED, ICU, Pediatrics.Charge Nurse experience.



Board Certification as Adult Psychiatric – Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist


Masters of Science in Nursing

University of Delaware

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Minor in Psychology

University of Delaware

High School Diploma

Cecil Vocational – Technical High School/ North East High School

Licensed Practical Nurse

Cecil Vocational – Technical High School/ North East High School