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Objective

Currently a self-motivated Ambulatory Infusion Nurse specializing in the area of hematology and oncology care coordination and education. Seeking a new role in hopes of broadening my skillset and knowledge.

Qualifications

Performs well in high pressure, fast-paced environments,  organized and flexible to constant changing needs.

Dependable and  knowledgeable in oncology solid and liquid tumors. Equips patients with knowledge to empower them to play an active role in their own recovery.

Team oriented and passionate about optimizing patient care and satisfaction.

Work History

November 2016Present

Ambulatory Infusion Nurse: Breast and Gastrointestinal Oncology

DANA FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE, Boston, MA

Serve as a charge nurse and resource for staff. Help staff to diffuse problems and navigate complicated interdisciplinary situations.

Actively participates in assisting staff in emergency situations.

August 2013October 2016

Clinical Research Nurse: Hematology, Oncology & Transplant

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, Bethesda, MD

Collaborated with healthcare team members to organize a plan of care that aligns with patient needs and goals

Enhanced patient and family experience, providing emotional and educational support regarding disease process, treatment and life after transplant

Provided comprehensive and compassionate end of life care, promoting comfort, relief of pain, and support for patients and their families

Mentored new and experienced nurses in transition to research emphasized oncology nursing

Aug 2013Oct 2014

Clinical Residency

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, Bethesda, MD

Trained in implementing evidence based practice by experts within their field at NIH and its affiliates

Exposed to nursing practice within muliple different units, clinics, treatment centers and operating rooms throughout the hospital

Jan 2013May 2013

Adult Transplant Nurse Intern

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, Washington, DC

Developed prioritization skills while critically appraising patient needs and risks to effectively complete care of 3-5 patients of varying acuity

Frequently assessed and advocated for patients in order to address their current and anticipated needs

Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare team members to determine appropriate interventions for patient care

Jan 2012May 2013

Clinical Experience

Dominion Hospital, Falls Church, VA-Mental Health: Adult and Adolescent 

Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Springs, MD-Medical Surgical Pediatrics

INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA-Obstetrics: High Risk, Family Centered Care, Labor and Delivery

Reston Hospital, Reston, VA-Medical Surgical and Oncology

Jan 2011May 2011

Cognitive Rehabalitation Intern

ACADIA REHAB, Lancaster, PA

Merged leadership and facilitation when mediating group therapy, promoting therapeutic communication

Implemented client specific assistive techniques for Activities of daily living

Education

Jan 2012May 2013

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accredited by CCNE)

Marymount University, Arlington, VA

Research Focus on Depression and Pain in Chronically Ill

Sep 2007May 2011

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Biology

Elizabethtown College

Research Concentration in Neuroscience 

Licensure & Certifications

Nov 20152017

ACLS for Healthcare Providers Certified

American Heart Association
Oct 20152016

Registered Nurse

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nursing

License Number: RN2304906

Jan 20152017

BCLS for Healthcare Providers (AED &CPR) Certified

American Heart Association
Oct 20142016

Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Certified

Oncology of Nursing Society
Sep 20142016

Blood & Marrow Transplant Certified

Oncology of Nursing Society

Language Skills

Basic Spanish verbal and written skills

Volunteer work

Camp Fantastic, Medical Staff for Pediatric Oncology Camp, 2014-2016

Habit for Humanity, Dog Therapy, Hunger Clean Up, Special Olympics

Affiliations

Member, Oncology Nursing Society