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Knowledgeable and personable Clinical Nurse Specialist with 10 years of experience providing supervision and subject matter expertise in neuroscience and intensive care units. Passionate about using industry knowledge and clinical data analysis to implement evidence-based industry and domain best practices. Able to research, create, and implement comprehensive educational programs. Experience in both hospital and clinic settings.

Mount Agnes University,
Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification
Graduated - May 2005
Employment History
Northern Hospital
Clinical Nursing Specialist - Neuroscience  August 2017- Present 2018
  • Utilizes evidence-based practices to provide guidance to the neuro department regarding patient assessments, treatment planning, and clinical practices
  • Acts as a resource to 20 nurses regarding neuro advances practices
  • Mentors, trains, and supervises classes of 5 graduate nurses, ensuring their training is comprehensive and accurate
  • Analyzes complex clinical data sets and produces meaningful insights into areas for improved service delivery and patient outcomes
  • Acts as a client advocate, ensuring each patient received the most up-to-date and precise level of care
EdgeWater Hospital
Clinical Nursing Specialist - Neuroscience  January 2013 - August 2017
  • Provided senior leadership for a unit of 10 nurses within neuro
  • Researched and implemented strategic initiatives to improve patient clinical outcomes
  • Liaised with patient families, advocates, and healthcare teams to ensure optimum care
Costa Medical Center
Clinical Nursing Specialist – ICU  December 2008 - October 2012
  • Provided senior leadership to a unit of 15 registered nurses in the ICU
  • Mentored and trained nurses, providing regular knowledge assessments and competency tests
  • Defined and directed nursing care functions and objectives using evidence-based approaches
  • Developed and implemented educational programs to ensure staff achieves learning goals
  • Analyzed clinical data and suggested areas of nursing process improvement
Professional Skills
Nursing Supervision:Expert
RN Mentorship & Training:Expert
Neuroscience Expertise:Expert
ICU Expertise:Expert
Best Practice Development:Expert
Educational Programs:Advanced
Comprehensive Care Planning:Expert
Research & Development:Advanced
Care Plan Consulting:Expert
Patient Advocacy:Expert
Quality Assurance:Expert
Change Management:Expert
Hobbies & Interests
  • American Nurses Association
    Member (Dec ’05 – Present)
  • Alliance for Psychosocial Nursing
    Member (Jan ’10– Present)