Nurse Informatics Specialist
|Education||2006-Present University of Maryland Rockville, Maryland|
RN to MSN
1994-1999 Northern Virginia Community College Fairfax, VA
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing
|Professional experience||12/2007-Present Adventist Rehab Hospital/AHC Rockville, MD|
Nursing Informatics Specialist
Design, Build and Testing of Cerner Millennium – Electronic Medical Record for 5 entities of AHC for Nursing and all ancillary departments.
Initial design of build including standardization between entities when possible.
Documentation of all current state and future state processes.
Build of all orders, care plans, care sets, OEF’s, power forms, tasks, DTA’s, charges and security and privileges.
Performed all Unit, System and Integration testing.
Performed Regression testing after Domain Copies and installation of new code packages.
Assisted with train domain strategy for training of all staff.
Assisted with cut over plan for go-live
9/2005-12/2007 Adventist Rehab Hospital Rockville, MD
Assistant Manager/Charge Nurse
Charge nurse for 55 bed Acute Rehab Hospital.
Assignment delegation to RN and CNA staff.
Address all complaints from patients, physicians and staff.
Education of staff on observed needs.
Quarterly and Yearly Staff Reviews
Hospital Representative for Implementation of “Care Excellence” (Implementation of Cerner Millennium – Electronic Medical Record.
Daily care of 4-5 patients including Stroke, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Orthopedic, Trach/pulmonary recovery, Cardio/thoracic surgery.
8/2004-9/2005 Virginia Hospital Center Arlington, Virginia
Assistant Patient Care Director
Assistant to Patient Care Director on Acute Pulmonary Rehab/Telemetry Unit (Ventilator Dependent)
Employee annual reviews
Counseling of staff when appropriate
Hiring and training new staff
Address all complaints from patients, physicians and staff
Ensure unit is functioning at high level of standards
Preceptor for new personnel.
Self-Governance committee unit representative.
Daily care of 4-5 ventilator dependent, trached patients. Managed vent weaning process from AC, IMV, CPAP, T-Collar and T-piece, downsizing of trach size, Speaking Valve trials, Capping process and decannulation.
6/2003-8/2004 Northern Virginia Community Hospital Arlington
|Accreditations||Current Registered Nurse license in Maryland and Virginia|
CPR and First Aid Certified
|Volunteer experience||Rock Creek Valley Elementary School (Health Room), Rockville Maryland (2000-2006)|
Urbana Middle School (2007-Present)
Red Cross Waterfront festival, Alexandria Virginia. June 2000, June 2001, June 2002, June 2003, June 2004.
State of Maryland disaster response team.
|Awards received||Northern Virginia Community Hospital – Nurse of the year – 2002|