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Work History

Jan 2015present

ER RN

Atlanta VAMC

Triage of patients visiting the emergency room, prompt treatment of sick and injured patients, IV starts, medication calculation and administration, conscious sedation, perform EKGs and interpret findings, assist physician with procedures, carry out verbal and written orders by physician, follow BLS and ALS protocols.

Apr 2013Jan 2015

ER RN Contractor

Global Empire at VAMC

Triage of patients visiting the emergency room, prompt treatment of sick and injured patients, IV starts, medication calculation and administration, conscious sedation, perform EKGs and interpret findings, assist physician with procedures, carry out verbal and written orders by physician, follow BLS and ALS protocols.

Jun 2010Present

RN

Sylvan Grove Hospital

Triage of patients visiting the emergency room, prompt treatment of sick and injured patients, IV starts, medication calculation and administration, conscious and moderate sedation, perform EKGs and interpret findings, assist physician with procedures, carry out verbal and written orders by physician, follow BLS and ALS protocols.

Sep 2011Oct 2013

Senior Staff RN

Grady Memorial Hospital

Triage of patients visiting the emergency room and Level 1 Trauma Center, prompt treatment of sick and injured patients, IV starts, medication calculation and administration, conscious and moderate sedation, perform EKGs and interpret findings, assist physician with procedures, carry out verbal and written orders by physician, follow BLS and ALS protocols.

Feb 2011Oct 2011

Clinical Supervisor/RN

SunCrest Home Health

Supervise a team of nurses, home health aides, and schedulers, address patient and family concerns as calls come in to office, review completed OASIS charts and approve for final billing, make corrections and complete proper paperwork for clinician to make corrections, write and approve supplemental orders, correspond with doctors and doctor's office staff regarding patient's needs and concerns, make home visits to patient's as needed.

Jul 1993Jul 2011

Paramedic

Columbia County EMS

Respond to 911 calls, render emergency care to sick and injured citizens, IV starts, calculation and administration of medications, rapid sequence intubations, airway maintenance with various airway adjuncts, perform EKGs and interpret findings, carrying out BLS and ALS protocols.

Jul 2010Feb 2011

RN Case Manager

SunCrest Home Health

Perform admission visits for patients referred to services. Perform recertifications, discharges, resumption of cares as required by Medicare guidelines. Perform multiple nursing skills such as all systems assessments, wound vac application and wound care, venipunctures and IV's, foley catheter changes, developing patient specific plans of care.

May 2010Jul 2010

RN

Henry Medical Center

Triage of patients visiting the emergency room, prompt treatment of sick and injured patients, IV starts, medication calculation and administration, conscious and moderate sedation, perform EKGs and interpret findings, assist physician with procedures, carry out verbal and written orders by physician, follow BLS and ALS protocols.

Jan 2009May 2010

ER Nurse Contractor

Atlanta VA

Triage of patients visiting the emergency room, prompt treatment of sick and injured patients, IV starts, medication calculation and administration, conscious and moderate sedation, perform EKGs and interpret findings, assist physician with procedures, carry out verbal and written orders by physician, follow BLS and ALS protocols.

Oct 2007Jan 2009

RN/Paramedic

Shands at Lake Shore

Triage of patients visiting the emergency room, prompt treatment of sick and injured patients, IV starts, medication calculation and administration, perform EKGs and interpret findings, assist physician with procedures, carry out verbal and written orders by physician, follow BLS and ALS protocols.

May 2007Sep 2007

Held Orders Agent

SITEL

Trouble shoot business accounts for orders with Dell Financial that are on hold, contact customer by telephone or email to attempt to resolve issue, authorize orders for businesses, update information in computers, note account actions, data entry, disclose terms and conditions to customers.

Feb 2006Mar 2007

RN/Paramedic

Shands at Lake Shore

Triage of patients visiting the emergency room, prompt treatment of sick and injured patients, IV starts, medication calculation and administration, perform EKGs and interpret findings, assist physician with procedures, carry out verbal and written orders by physician, follow BLS and ALS protocols.

Sep 2003Mar 2005

RN

Lake City Dialysis Center

Initiate and terminate hemodialysis for renal failure patients, cannulate different dialysis accesses, taylor treatments to patient's needs, pre and post assessments of patients, medication calculation and administration, monitor patients during treatment, address any emergency that may arise with patients.

Education

Apr 2001May 2003

Associate of Science

Florida Gateway College, Lake City, Florida

Nursing

Aug 1991Jun 1995

Certificate

Florida Gateway College

EMT/Paramedic

Objective

I am in search of a move in my career that facilitates my personal and professional growth. A change that is enjoyable and offers a great learning experience and is challenging. I would like for this move to allow me to continue to grow skillfully and continue to be a great registered nurse.

Certifications

2012present

TNCC

ENA
1992present

ACLS, BLS, PALS

American Heart Association