RN, Emergency Dept. Hardin, Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown KY Jun 2010 to Feb 2011
Began as Nurse Extern while still in Nursing School. Then completed 120 RNA hours and transitioned to RN.
Worked closely with nurses, doctors, unit secretaries, and ancillary employees in providing competent, safe, collaborative patient care in a hectic 31-bed Emergency Department. Treated wide variety of patient conditions ranging from minor complaints to acute strokes and Code Blues.
RN Tech, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Elizabethtown KY, Sept 2009 to Feb 2010
Provided care to mainly stroke and orthopedic post-op patients during my first position in healthcare.
Worked closely with nurses, doctors, unit secretaries, physical therapists, and occupational therapists to ensure an optimal rehabilitative environment.
Asst Vice Pres/Human Resources Officer, First Federal Savings Bank, Elizabethtown KY, May 1998 to Mar 2008
Administered payroll for approximately 300 employees. Assisted employees with benefit questions and concerns daily. Collaborated among numerous departments and 16 branch locations.
Served as liaison between staff and management/Board of Directors in all matters affecting employment. Advised managers concerning personnel discipline issues to produce positive outcomes.
Interviewed and hired employees utilizing behavioral interview techniques and Predictive Index surveys. Monitored turnover and developed action plans for identified areas of improvement.
Associate of Applied Science, RN Program
Elizabethtown Technical and Community College, graduated Dec 2010
Bachelor of Science, Public Relations/Organizational Communications
Murray State University, graduated Dec 1991