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Summary

I am driven to provide the highest level of patient care.

Top-performing Registered Nurse with substantial experience in recovery nursing. Demonstrated ability to monitor and document patient’s condition accurately. Current ACLS, BLS and PALS along with 3+ productive years of delivering commendable post anesthetic patient care. RN Licensure State of Kentucky.

Work experience

Jul 2011Mar 2015

PACU Nurse

Baptist Health Lexington

I am currently employed in the post anesthesia care unit at Baptist Heath Lexington. I have extensive experience and training in recovering patients ranging from low to very high acuity within; neurological, gynecological, general, orthopedic, thoracic, cardiovascular, hand, oral & maxillofacial, otolaryngol, plastic, pediatric, urological, and colon/rectal surgeries. I am trained to manage airways, blood pressure, pain and a myriad of medical conditions which require close observation and maintenance. I have also been trained to manage the psychosocial elements of patient and family care.   

Dec 2011Jul 2012

Circulating Nurse

Baptist Health Lexington

I assisted the surgery personnel with surgeries according to hospital policy and core competencies regarding patient care. I used sterile technique and provided emergency assistance when necessary. I prepared operating rooms for surgery, assisted with intubations,  and cleaned the surgical suites post surgery. 

Sep 2010Dec 2011

Anesthesia Technician

Baptist Health Lexington

I prepared the area and supplied the necessary tools and equipment for the anesthesia personnel. I cleaned the anesthesia machine and work area post surgery. I was also responsible for providing assistance to the anesthesia personnel within the operating room during code situations.

May 2010Sep 2010

Surgical Nursing Assistant

Baptist Health Lexington

I assisted surgeons in all areas of surgery according to sterile technique, patient transport, emergency assistance, prepping rooms for surgery and cleaning rooms post surgery. 

Education

Jan 2014Dec 2015

Bachelors of Science in nursing

Kentucky Christian University

I gained training in the philosophy of nursing care. 

Sep 2009Dec 2011

Associates Degree in Nursing

Midway College

I gained training in the most essential nursing skills necessary to care for patients in the clinical setting. 

Certifications

Jul 2011Oct 2016

Basic Life Support

American heart association
Jul 2011Jul 2016

Pediatric Life Support

American heart association
Jul 2011Dec 2015

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

American heart associaton

References

Dr Steve Solvik - BHL Staff Anesthesiologist 

859.361.6689

Pam Ball - BHL Anesthesia Technician Manager

859.806.3803

Trevor Fitch - BHL Staff PACU RN

859.779.5890

Dr Joshua Huffman - Staff Hospitalist at St Joseph Hospital

859.797.4894