Fort Lauderdale, FL

Position Desired

OB/GYN Nursing
Fort Lauderdale, FL



Highly motivated, dependable registered nurse seeking a challenging position in an environment with opportunities for growth. Team player with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Dedicated to providing excellence in patient care.

Professional Highlights

University of Miami, Registered Nurse Outpatient Clinics: Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse responsible for all aspects of care for outpatient clinic clients. Chair of the Magnet Journey Unit Practice Council. Preceptor of new personnel. Oversees RNs, LPNs, CNAs and other patient care providers of a specified service line to ensure quality of care. Anticipates and resolves patient care issues.
Monitors daily clinical operations of outpatient clinics (patient flow, staffing, supplies, etc.) Acts as a resource person to nursing staff. Assists manager with staff scheduling, Kronos payroll, and patient relations. Incorporates leadership and communication skills with conflict resolution, time management and organizational techniques, delegation, mentorship, education, and role modeling. Assisted with set up of Urology and Multispecialty clinics. Participates in the Joint Commission survey preparation. Current experience working with physicians from various disciplines including neurology, neuro-surgery, vascular surgery, speech pathology, cardiology, hematology-oncology, rheumatology, ortho-oncology, ortho-spine, ENT, internal medicine, rehab/pain medicine and head and neck surgery.
EpicCare Ambulatory Core EMR experience since its implementation in 2010.

Assist physicians and nurse practitioners in providing Gyn exams, LEEP procedures, colposcopy, wound care, specimen collection, telephone triage, patient intake, education and discharge.

Urology and Uro-Gynecology
Assist physician with cystoscopy and intravesicular medication instillation. Perform uro-dynamic studies, specimen collection, telephone triage, patient intake, education and discharge.
Perform uro-dynamic studies and bladder scans.
Assist with voiding trials, urinary catheter care, specimen collection and processing.

California Pacific Medical Center, Medical-Surgical: Registered Nurse II
Provided nursing care to adult patients before and after surgical procedures and attend to patients being treated with medication to manage illness. Assessment, critical thinking, care planning, clarifying physician orders, weekly chart auditing, team nursing interacting with a multi-disciplinary team of care providers.

Nature’s Journey Childbirth Associates: Manager, Licensed Midwife, Doula, Massage Therapist
Primary care for pregnant women, planned home birth care, peer review, prenatal/postpartum midwifery care, doula care, nutritional counseling, childbirth preparation, labor and breastfeeding support services and client referrals to families desiring hospital and homebirth experiences. Medical, rehabilitative, and wellness massage on an out-call and clinical basis. Marketing.

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