Dedicated Registered Nurse with more than 14 years of nursing experience.
Background in critical care and transplant nursing.
Flexible, quick learner who enjoys a challenge and gives attention to detail.
Self-motivated professional with a commitment to providing quality nursing care.
Strong organizational, communication and critical thinking skills.
Registered Nurse (TX license #690751) Basic Life Support
Critical Care Registered Nurse
Pre BSN Nursing, Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, Texas, January 2010-present
ADN, Otero Junior College, La Junta, Colorado 81050, May 1997
• Class president
• Magna Cum Laude
• Student Nurses Association President
• Phi Theta Kappa Member
Heart Transplant/VAD Coordinator, ChristusTransplant Institute, San Antonio, TX 2009-present
•Responsible for coordinating care of patients with end stage heart failure through different stages of treatment modalities including medical management, heart transplant and placement of ventricular assist devices.
•Instrumental in implementing the Mechanical Circulatory Assist Program.
•On call after hours to triage patients in collaboration with physicians.
•Assist with marketing for the heart program
Transplant ICU Staff /Charge Nurse, Christus Santa Rosa Health System, San Antonio, TX
•Provided comprehensive nursing care to critically ill patients to include kidney and heart transplant patients and patients with ventricular assist devices.
•Worked collaboratively with the nurse manager to create and implement an extensive orientation process for graduate nurses new to the ICU.
•Presented weekly case studies for nursing orientation.
•Preceptor for new nursing staff.
•Over saw daily staffing, patient flow, and served as a resource to other staff.
Intensive Care Staff Nurse, Northeast Baptist Hospital, San Antonio, TX
•Provided comprehensive nursing care ...
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