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Skills

AED monthly evaluation
accu-check/ quality assurance
computerized charting

Interest

other areas of expertise include:

  • ambulatory care outpatient clinics
  • GI clinic
  • HIV/AIDS adult special care
  • Medicine Clinic
  • PACU
  • Liason Nurse for outpatient scheduling department
  • Cardiac Cath Lab Pre/Post opt

Work experience

Jan 1994Present

RN, BSN

The Regional Medical Center at Memphis,TN
  • Emergency room nurse at level 1 tauma center
  • Triage nurse,assess patients
    • identify the patient.
    • bear record of assessment findings.
    • identify the priority of the patient's need for medical treatment and transport from the emergency scene.
    • track the patients' progress through the triage process.
    • identify additional hazards such as contamination.
  • Charge nurse ,responsible for managing, supervising and assisting the nursing staff, providing administrative support and patient care.
Jan 2009Present

School Nurse

Well Child
  • School nurses develop emergency care plans for students with life-threatening health conditions such as severe allergies to peanuts or bee stings, severe asthma or diabetic students with insulin reactions.
  • School nurses oversee staff administering medications to students and care for ill or injured students in the school setting.
  • School nurses are responsible for the health assessment of students being evaluated to receive special education services through the Shelby County Unified School district  nurses are responsible for organizing state-mandated vision and hearing screening.
  • School nurses are alert to any possible communicable disease outbreaks in the school setting and work closely with the Memphis Health District 
  • School nurses serve as a liaison between the school, the home, and medical or other community resources.
  • School nurses provide health education to students.
  • Classified school nurses are responsible for close management of diabetic students in the school setting.
  • Shleby County School District certificated nurses have a bachelor's degree in nursing, a current Registered Nurse license . Many nurses have advanced degrees. School nurses are required to have current First Aid and CPR training.
  • Sep 2010May 2013

    Experienced Travel Nurse

    US Nursing /Fast Staff Nursing agency
    • Over five strike assignments worked in various states:with the majority worked in California ,Massachusettes, Washington,D.C, and Maine
    Sep 1997Feb 2005

    RN/Emergency Room

    Methodist Health Care
  • Triage nurse,assess patients
    • identify the patient.
    • bear record of assessment findings.
    • identify the priority of the patient's need for medical treatment and transport from the emergency scene.
    • track the patients' progress through the triage process.
    • identify additional hazards such as contamination.
  • Charge nurse ,responsible for managing, supervising and assisting the nursing staff, providing administrative support and patient care.
  • Education

    Sep 1990Dec 1993

    RN/BSN

    The University Tennessess Health Science Center at Memphis,TN
    • 4 year nursing program with clinical rotation

      BSN coursework emphasizes critical thinking, health and human functioning, care and therapeutics, person/environment fit and health care resources. Clinical experiences occur in a wide variety of hospital and community settings serving diverse populations; role development, decision making, health status evaluation, and scholarship are emphasized. The BSN program is highly competitive, and demands rigorous academics combined with experiential learning.

    Sep 1988May 1990

    AA(associate in art)

    Coahoma Community College

    Certifications

    Sep 2013Sep 2015

    Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

    The Regional Medical Center
    Dec 2012Dec 2013

    ACLS/PALS

    The Regional Medical Center