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20082009

RN

American Mobile Nurses

Travel Nurse, Maternal Child Health- San Antonio, TX;  Alexandria, VA; Pittsburgh, PA

      Served as Travel Nurse in labor and delivery, and post partum with 4-26 week assignments to the units

      above

      Duties included serving as Primary RN in Labor & Delivery, Post partum/Mother-Baby, including

      moderate-high risk antepartum/obstetrics care and teaching for mothers with diabetes, HTN/pre-

      eclampsia, asthma, cardiac,  and preterm labor conditions, including a large underserved population

      Assisted in Labor & Delivery Recovery suites, caring for mothers with full-term labor conditions requiring

      fetal monitoring, IVs/transfusions/induction medications , assistance with epidural/spinal anesthesia,

      vacuum extraction delivery, episiotomy, recovery/post-op care, and Apgar scoring; circulated in obstetrical

      OR for cesarean sections

      Provided post partum care and teaching, including pain management, dressing care, breastfeeding

      assistance, and well mother/well baby care

      Assessed and admitted patients, used computers for charts/plans of care and coordinated

      mulitdisciplinary teams to facilitate discharge planning

      Rotated as preceptor for Nursing Students

20072008

RN

Tailored Healthcare Staffing

Travel Nurse- Fredericksburg, TX; Northampton, MA

      Served as Travel Nurse, with 13-week assignments to the units above

      Served as Primary RN, performing duties similar to above as well as rotating Charge Nurse for one

      unit

20072007

RN

Virtua Health System

Staff RN- per diem

    Served as Primary RN in Labor & Delivery with duties similar to above, with high acuity and high risk

    population

20062007

Community Health RN

Visiting Nurse and Homemaker Services

    Served as Case Manager/Weekend Admissions RN in a CHHA, visiting homebound patients with acute

    and chronic conditions requiring clinical support and patient/family teaching to promote self care

    Assess and open patient cases, complete 485 and OASIS documentation, create care plans and charts

    for JCAHO compliance, supervise HHA's, and provide on-going case management services

    Coordinate interdisciplinary teams to provide discharge planning and referrals to specialty care/

    community resources 

20042007

Staff RN

Medical Center at Princeton

Staff RN, Maternal-Child Health

      Served as Primary RN in Labor & Delivery, Post-partum/Mother-Baby, and Nursery units

20002004

Agency Nurse, Maternal-Child Health

Relief Nursing and Progressive Nursing Staffers

    Provided staff relief in Labor & Delivery, Post-partum, Mother-Baby, and Nursery units

20032004

Pre-certification Nurse

Consolidated Services Group

      Reviewed medical service claims for automobile injuries to apply InterQual Guidelines as well as

      ICD-9/CPT codes to precertify medical services

20032003

Staff RN, Ambulatory Surgery

Chestnut Hill Hospital

      Scrubbed an circulated for opthalmic, orthopedic/arthroscopic, GU/GYN, laparoscopic, podiatric, ENT,

      plastic, maxillofacial, and fine-needle/other biopsy procedures for adult and pediatric patients

20012002

Staff/Per Diem RN, Maternal Child Health

Methodist Hospital

    Provided staff relief in Labor & Delivery and Post-partum/Mother-Baby units, including moderate risk

    antepartum/obstetric cases

19962000

Staff RN, Community Health

Gentiva Health Services (Olsten Health Services)

    Served as Case Manager (including on-call/weekends), visiting neonatal, pediatric, and adult homebound

    patients with high-risk antepartum and other acute and chronic conditions requiring extensive clinical/

    emotional support and patient/family teaching to promote self care

    Served as Acting Nurse Manager in her absence, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating professional

     and ancillary staff members

    Created and conducted inservices on mandated competencies and as-needed topics; served as

    educational resource on maternal/child health, venous access initiation/maintenance, and other

    topics

    Performed community outreach through screening/health education events

19962000

Staff RN, Maternal-Child Health

Virtua Healthcare/Memorial Hospital of Burlington County

    Served as Primary RN/Charge Nurse, caring for women and infants with ante-,intra-,post-partum, and

    nursery conditions, including moderate risk obstetrical/neonatal cases; rotated to Pediatrics

    Served as Preceptor for Nursing/Medical students and newly hired RN's

19961996

Travel Nurse

Medstaff

    Served as Travel Nurse, with a 13-week assignment to the unit above

19941995

Staff RN, Maternal-Child Health

Abington Memorial Hospital

    Served as Primary RN, performing duties similar to above as well as caring for higher-acuity obstetrical

    cases

Education

19911994

Diploma in Nursing

Abington Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
19901991

Community College of Philadelphia

Skills

Typing

Certifications

Jan 2011

NRP

American Academy of Pediatrics
Aug 2010

BLS

American Heart Association