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Summary

Registered Nurse with a diverse clinical background.  Experience in emergency nursing, IV therapy as well as non-invasive cosmetic procedures. Participated in various process improvement projects to improve efficiency and engagement of patients.    

Work History

Mar 2016Present

Registered Nurse

Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases

Williamsburg, Va. Infusion Nurse

       Provide infusion therapy for patients.

       Performed assessment of rheumatology patients.

       Scheduling of patients though use of EMR.

     

Apr 2002Present

Registered Nurse

Plastic Surgery Center Of Hampton Roads

Newport News, Va. Registered Nurse, Esthetician -Special procedures nurse

  • Conducted pre-op assessment as well as post op recovery of patients.
  • Performed cosmetic and reconstructive tattooing, with a focus on tattooing  after breast reconstruction.
  • Collaborated with estheticians on events to increase customer engagement.
  • Participated in quality improvement projects, such as analyzing patient discharge times based on provider's use of local anesthesia intraoperatively.
  • Performed chart review to ensure documentation completeness.
Nov 2009Nov 2011

Registered Nurse

Wellpoint HMC/ 24/7 Nurseline

Richmond, Va    Registered Nurse

  • Performed telephone triage to determine the severity of illness and assisted members in finding an appropriate level of care.
  • Assisted in developing process improvement committee ( to improve metrics while increasing members satisfaction).
Mar 2008Oct 2008

Staff Registered Nurse

Sentara Port Warwick Emergency Department

Newport News, Va. Staff Registered Nurse

  • Provided care for patients of varying acuity levels.
  • Performed ekgs, blood draws, and IV medication administration.
19972004

Staff Registered Nurse

Mary immaculate Hospital Emergency Department

Newport News, Va. Staff Registered Nurse

  • Provided care for urgent and emergent patients.
  • Performed IVs, ekgs and medication administration.
  • Participated in process improvement project to decrease ER wait times.
19992001

Registered Nurse, Health Care

Anthem Alliance For Health

Hampton, Va. Registered Nurse, Health Care Finder

  • Conducted prior authorizations for surgeries and outpatient procedures.
  • Assisted members in obtaining timely specialty appointments.
  • Data abstraction/ entry for statistics of emergency department visits.

Education

20112012

 Esthetician

Institute Of Health and Healing

Newport News, Va

19941996

Associate in Applied Science / Nursing

Thomas Nelson Community College

Certification and Licensure

  • Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist through the Plastic Surgery Nursing Board
  • Registered Nurse /State of Virginia with Multi-state privilege
  • Esthetician / Virginia DPOR
  • Micropigmentation
  • Advanced Ultherapist
  • Basic Life Support
  • Member of American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses