Compassionate, dedicated nursing professional with an extensive clinical background in Women’s and Children’s Services, patient advocacy, and patient care management.
Effective leader exhibiting a versatile professional skill set and seamless situational adaptability. Collaborative communicator continually focused on cultivating productive relationships with patients, families and colleagues to drive quality care and positive outcomes.
Provided expertise as sub-investigator in published scholarly article, “Music Therapy for Hospitalized Antepartum Patients: A Mixed Methods Study” (Music Therapy Perspectives, 2022).
Additional Areas of Expertise:
Women’s Health Navigator (5/2015 – 1/2023) – Inova Loudon Hospital, Leesburg, VA
National Birth Center Program Coordinator & Operations Manager (3/2021 – 12/2022)
Labor & Delivery Clinical Nurse (11/2011 – 5/2015)
Myriad responsibilities included: preparing and educating patients and families for individualized birth experiences; patient consultations; development of individualized care plans to address specific needs and concerns; communication and collaboration with case and risk managers to coordinate adoptions, gestational surrogacies, teen pregnancy cases, and other high-risk cases; and coordination of referrals to community-based services and special case professionals.
Additional roles included: Patient Experience Performance Advisor; Outpatient Pelvic Floor Rehab Program Navigator; staff education and training; quality improvement initiatives, including staff review and evaluation; hospital committee participation; and Covid-19 liaison, collecting, analyzing and disseminating data for Perinatal Services throughout the pandemic.
Pursuing Master of Science in Nursing, Concentration in Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ – (Expected program completion: 10/2024)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
Associate of Applied Sciences – Northampton Community College, Northampton, PA
Virginia Multistate Compact License
Inpatient Obstetrics Certification, National Certification Corporation
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider
Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Healing Touch Level 1 Provider
Position Seeking: Healthcare Navigator, Case Manager, and Nurse Education
Current Location: Inwood, WV
Compensation Seeking: Hourly Rate $52