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Work experience

Nov 2015Present

Family Nurse Practitioner

HonorHealth Shea Medical Center

Collaborates with a healthcare team to diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic conditions while emphasizing health promotion and maintenance. Highly motivated and autonomous, providing care within the advanced practice nurse (APN) scope of practice. Demonstrates leadership as a provider and practices theory based nursing that is evidenced based. Practice focuses on performance standards and patient outcomes.

May 2012Nov 2015


HonorHealth Shea Medical Center

 Supervise the day shift of a busy urban emergency room. Coordinate and monitor staffing for all shifts, collaborate with physicians, participate in developing, reviewing and updating department policies and procedures. Identify and implement best practices to provide improved quality care and services. Assess and monitor clinical nursing practice for optimal patient care. Utilize evidence based practice within the department. Design and evaluate processes to improve systems and patient care results. Monitor quality of care delivered, supervise staff, and assess the needs of the department on an ongoing basis. Collaborate with all departments throughout the medical center. Assist in developing, monitoring and maintaining budget. Identify and recommend opportunities to reduce costs. Manage and resolve human resource and risk management issues. Assist with the development of staff members.

Oct 2011Dec 2012

Clinical Adjunct

Grand Canyon University

Supervise block one and two nursing students completing clinical rotations in the hospital, at extended care facilities and in laboratory settings. Responsible for providing instruction to clinical students and supervising and evaluating student performance in various clinic settings.

Jan 2006May 2012

Registered Nurse

Scottsdale Healthcare

Assess patients health problems and needs in an acute care and emergency room setting.  Advocate for patients and their families as needed.  Treat patients in varying stages of health.  Triage patients and prioritize their care.  Work with physicians and supportive staff to care for and educate patients and their families.

May 2005Jan 2006

Staff LPN

Scottsdale Healthcare

Worked as an LPN on a busy medical surgical floor. Assess patients health problems and needs in an acute care setting under the supervision of an RN. Duties included assessing patients, implementing care plans, working with physicians and ancillary staff. Care for post operative and medical patients in varying stages of health. Advocate for patients and their families to ensure that the best possible care is delivered to the patient in a timely fashion.


Licenses and Certifications

Apr 2015Apr 2020

ANCC FNP Certification - Arizona License

American Nurses Credentialing Center
Jan 2006Present

Registered Nurse - Arizona License

Arizona State Board of Nursing
May 2015Feb 2018

DEA License

United States Department of Justice DEA
Oct 2016Oct 2018

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Sep 2016Sep 2018

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Oct 2016Oct 2018

Basic Life Support

American Heart Association

Professional Associations

Emergency Nurses Association

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

American Nurses Association