- Spokane WA
Nurse practitioner for cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgery. Now constructing a pulmonary nodule service and assistance with TAVR program. Practice includes operating room, clinic and hospital. Have seen cardiology patients in clinic and hospital over past year.
Provided expertise and assistance with the transformation of the Heart and Vascular program combining at Bergan Mercy. Functioned as a charge nurse and open heart recovery nurse, as well as providing orientation to new nurses within this specialized field. Have consistently consulted with physicans regarding patient issues with a critical role in patient advocacy.
Provided assistance in the development of the new Heart Center at Immanuel with a focus in cardiovascular services. Gained experience in intensive care level of skills with a strong command of hemodynamics. Qualified as an Open Heart Recovery Nurse. Experienced opportunities as a preceptor and charge nurse.
Gained experience in a post-intensive care environment. Actively sought out new experiences and gained an extensive amount of skills and knowledge.
Provided staff for all Alegent facilities including Midlands, Immanuel, Bergan and Mercy. Gained experience in all levels of care as a nursing assistant within the Alegent system.
Assisted in acute level of rehabilitation with spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries.Participant of Spinal Cord Injury Team.
Extensive knowledge of surgical supplies and equipment. Gained experience in setting up surgical procedures and sterilization of equipment. Gained knowledge of identification of surgical equipment.
Magna Cum Laude
Cardiothoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon.
Rockwood Clinic, Spokane WA
Has functioned as the scheduler for surgical services.
Functioned as my collaborating physician within Golden Living Center.
Cardiologist and Endovascular Surgery.
Has been my Operations Director with each job change in my nursing career. Has known me professionally since 2004.
Has functioned as a NP in my career in cardiovascular services at Immanuel and the transition to Bergan. Has also been an instructor and clinical facilitator in my master's program at Creighton.
Functioned as my preceptor in the family practitioner role for 2 semesters.
Extensive experience and skills in the healthcare field. Major areas of interest have been critical care and cardiology, with earning a subspecialty in cardiovascular care in Master's program. Clinical experience during program of study included a primary care office and the hospitalist role at Bergan Mercy.