RN Cardiac Care

Wilmington, NC

Position Desired

Ambulatory/Outpatient Nursing
Wilmington, NC


Brittany R Ansel


To procure employment where I can use my abilities in process improvement and critical thinking to improve patient care, staff efficiency and staff satisfaction while promoting the facility’s standards of care and excellence.

Performance Review History

Consistently able to recognize unusual circumstances that lie in routine situations.

Searches for the root causes of problems, and performs this function before bringing process problems forth.

Very high level triage skills and demonstrates the ability to be a resource for others.

Highly efficient and time appropriate completion of all work plus additional duties related to charge role. Manages conflicting priorities well.

Exhibits "super user" knowledge of most process in the dept and practice, actively seeks out new knowledge.

Advocates for a high level of customer service.

Very strong rapport with patients, staff, and physicians.

Advocates for internal and external customer needs

Advocate for following standards of excellence, but also identifies where standards could be improved or met.

Flexible and reliable team member, especially to internal customers. Will put own agenda on hold to help others.

Employment History
MidOhio Cardiology and Vascular Consultants (OhioHealth)
Columbus, Ohio
Responsible for oversight of clinical areas, patient visits, physician management, and management of Medical Assistants
Maintained clinic and staff schedules and timekeeping.
Created core competencies for routine evaluation of support staff
Actively involved in creation of policies and procedures with an intense focus on Process Improvement throughout the practice
Electronic Medical Records/Computer systems trainer and super-user
Case Management- new Registered Nurse preceptor
Maintained medication samples for compliance with Ohio law and facility standards
Actively involved in identifying cost-saving measures for staffing budget

MidOhio Cardiology and Vascular Consultants (OhioHealth)
Columbus, Ohio
Assisted with inpatient rounds at Riverside Methodist Hospital
Maintain patient rounding census lists
Transcribe physician orders
Maintain working knowledge of hospital procedures

MidOhio Cardiology and Vascular Consultants (OhioHealth)
Columbus, Ohio

Worked in 25-physician cardiology practice providing outpatient/ambulatory care for interventional cardiology patients. Also experienced with peripheral vascular and electrophysiology patients. Responsible for coordinating all aspects of patient care, including coordination with scheduling for testing, education, clinic visits, inpatient admissions and surgical procedures. Responsible for education and telephone triage of patients.
Worked on Process Improvement Committees to develop solutions to provide more efficient care for patients and increase staff satisfaction in the areas of Nursing Office Workflow and Recruitment and Retention Committee.
Orientation of new staff.
Supervisor of Medical Assistant staff. Created competencies for Medical Assistants.
Created weekly staffing schedule, as well as Charge nurse, clinic support, nursing office support for Nursing Case Managers during an 11-month period without a Nursing Office Manager.
Involved in ordering and tracking supplies.
Involved in implementation of Next Gen Electronic Medical Record and Athena training use of NextGen Electronic Medical Record to new staff. Created practice-specific Electronic Medical Record competencies for staff members. Created user guides for practice-specific Electronic Medical Record use.

Genesis Healthcare Systems
Zanesville, Ohio

Provided care of complex cardiac patients in interventional cardiac unit, including post-coronary artery bypass grafting patients, post cardiac and peripheral interventional patients, congestive heart failure and critical care step-down. Experienced in arterial and venous sheath removals as well and stabilization of access sites post catheterization. ACLS certified. BLS certified. Experienced with arterial lines, ventilators, and wound care. Experienced in EKG ana...

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