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Summary

Ambulatory Care – Sports Medicine  – Critical Care – Emergency Medicine

Accomplished leader with record of achievement in nursing combined with success in marketing and public relations. Experience encompasses delivering quality, patient-centric care, with specialist skills in Intensive Care, Reconstructive Surgery and Emergency Medicine. Strong capacity to lead teams and collaborate with clinicians to devise and develop care plans. Demonstrated ability to consistently monitor regulatory procedures to ensure standards are met and surpassed. Talented educator recognized for guiding, mentoring and training student nurses and new graduates. Offers additional transferable skills in strategic planning, communication methodologies and data analysis gleaned from experience working in U.S. and European healthcare markets.

   

  •   Intensive & Emergency Care
  •   Reconstructive Surgical Care
  • Clinical Management
  • Pre/Post Operative Care
  • Ortho/Neuro
  • Pain Management
  • Care Plan Development
  • Education & Training
  • Team Leadership

Key Qualifications

  • Worked in a general department working with and leading teams in the delivery of high standards of patient care.
  • Managed and maintained safe clinical environment, continuously assessing area to ensure regulatory standards and organization policies were met.
  • Collaborated with medical professionals to devise and implement care plans.
  • Closely monitored physiological and psychological health and reported changes to medical team, along with initiating corrective procedures when required.
  • Managed medical procedures including administration of oral and intravenous medication.
  • Provided direction to nursing and auxiliary teams, scheduled duty rosters and assigned tasks.

Nursing Experience

Speciality Nurse

Prince Mohammed Bin Nasser Hospital

2121 SURGERY CENTER LIMITED, Santa Monica, CA                                                          1997 – 1998
Circulating /PACU Nurse

436 NORTH BEDFORD SURGICENTER, Beverly Hills, CA                                                   1994 – 1998
Circulating /PACU Nurse

CANDID CAMERA PRODUCTIONS, Pebble Beach, CA                                                          1993 – 1994
Homecare /Staff Manager

SARATOGA NURSES REGISTRY, Beverley Hills, CA                                                               1992 – 1995
Hospital / Home Health Nurse

ASSSOCIATED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, Los Angeles, CA                                             1991 – 1994
Supplemental Staffing – Intensive Care, ER

Held additional roles as Charge Nurse and Staff Nurse at Century City Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

2012-092014-09

Staff Nurse

Apple Multi Speciality Hospital

Additional Professional Experience

Feb 2015Present

Vice President, Account Management

M.A.D. GROUP 
Steer strategic planning for business development and manage staff for advertising and brand identity agency
May 2013Present

Senior Producer

IVY ISLAND PRODUCTIONS

Lead video production, specializing in brand stories, executive presentations and documentaries.

Jan 2013Oct 2013

Sr. Marketing Manager

VIEWRAY

Drove strategic corporate initiatives for market introduction of radiation therapy system, including managing speakers bureau, events, trade shows and clinical symposia.

Jul 2009Dec 2012

Principal, Chief Brand Strategist 

BRAVA CREATIVE AGENCY

Led a team of six consultants in the planning and execution of communications strategies for clients, i.e., brand strategy, content and creative.

Jan 2004Sep 2009

Senior Marketing Manager, Web Managing Editor

MEDTRONIC

Recruited to establish women’s health department and increase awareness of risk for spinal fractures. Received three Distinguished Achievement awards for Marketing and Communications.

Dec 1998Dec 2004

Director, Marketing & Public Affairs

ISTITUTI ORTOPEDICI RIZZOLI

Developed marketing strategies to increase support for scientific research within medical device industry, including scientific symposia that led to establishment of an international consortium of surgeons and industry.

Education

Bsc Nursing

RN Shetty College Of Nursing

Digital Media Studies

San Diego State University School of Journalism

History

University of Baltimore

Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts

Baltimore City College

Professional Affiliations

  • Operation Boomerang – Executive Director of nonprofit that provides support, advocacy, fundraising and job placement assistance for the long-term unemployed over age 45.
  • San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, San Diego Press Club, House of Italy
  • Health Care Communicators of San Diego, Public Relations Chair 2007 – 2009