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Registered Nurse, Anthropologist

Washington DC

Education

University of Maryland, School of Nursing, December 2015
Traditional BSN Program; Dean’s List, Sigma Theta Tau, Speaker at Sigma Theta Tau induction, contributor to school newsletter, evidence based senior project on Mindfulness Practice for Nurses, GPA 3.77
University of Maryland, College Park, August 2012
Bachelor’s of Arts in Anthropology; Dean’s List; Irish Studies Study Abroad program, Teaching Assistant for Medical Anthropology, Research Poster Presentation at Society for Applied Anthropology, GPA 3.63

Employment Experience

Registered Nurse- Medical/Oncology Unit, Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD, May 2018- Present
·       Coordinate care for adult patients with an interdisciplinary team

·       Assess patients

·       Provide culturally competent care

·       Administer medication

·       Educate patients on medication, disease process, and preventative health techniques

·       Document with Cerner

·       36 hours per week

Registered Nurse- Medical/Oncology Unit George Washington, University Hospital, September 2017- May 2018
·       Coordinate care for adult patients with an interdisciplinary team

·       Assess patients

·       Provide culturally competent care to patients

·       Administer medication

·       Educate patients on medication, disease process, and preventative health techniques

·       Document with Cerner

·       36 hours per week

Registered Nurse- School Nurse, St. Timothy’s Boarding School, August 2016- August 2017
·       Oversee health and wellness of 200 girls ages 14-21 coming from international backgrounds

·       Coordinate Wellness Wednesdays and Employee Exercise Program

·       Educate students and staff about nutrition, stress management skills, navigate insurance, ailments, and doctor referrals

·       60+ hours per week

·       Coordinate care with local urgent care centers, pediatric office, and emergency departments

Registered Nurse- Leukemia Unit, University of Maryland Medical Center, February 2016- August 2016
·       Administer chemotherapy

·       Participate in interdisciplinary patient care

·       Documentation with Epic

·       Manage needs and demands of patients and families

·       Work 36 hours per week

Fitness Aide- Rockville Senior Center, April 2009- September 2017

·       Teach fitness classes given at the Rockville Senior Center

·       Organize office documents and supplies

·       Guide blind-deaf client through fitness room and activities

·       Educate senior center members on healthy lifestyle choices

·       Coordinate Wellness events

·       Work 30-40 hours per week

Volunteer Experience

Nursing Assistant- Youth Haven Camp- Lutheran Social Services- Volunteer, August 2015, July 2017
·       Assist nurse in pediatric health assessments, first aid care, client records
·       Educate campers on safety, hand hygiene, nutrition, and coping mechanisms
·       Supervise camping activities, managing conflict and injuries

Dance Company Member- Light Switch Dance Theatre, Fall 2013- Present
·       Perform pieces that address social justice topics such as sex trafficking, immigration, and racism
·       Attend rehearsal at least once a month

University of Maryland- Center for Integrative Medicine Conference- Volunteer, Fall 2014

·       Guide lecturers and participants
·       Prepare packages for participants
·       Attend lectures on acupuncture, Qi Gong, and chanting
·       Advertise the conference around the community

Pregnancy Aide Center, Greenbelt, MD- Internship, Spring 2011
·       Shadow nurse practitioner and OBGYN
·       Assist in daily office tasks- file papers, medical history, organize office supplies
·       Disperse weekly nutrition program for expectant and new mothers

Habitat for Humanity International- Volunteer, October 2008
·       Built homes for families in Mozambique, Africa along with a team of volunteers from a variety of backgrounds, and Mozambique Habitat employees

 

Leadership

Contributing writer on article published in Imprint, Spring 2016
Sigma Theta Tau Initiation- Student Speaker, Fall 2015
University of Maryland, Nurse Association- Community Engagement Chairperson, Fall 2014- Fall 2015
Contributor to School of Nursing newsletter, “The Gauzette,” Fall 2014- Fall 2015
Global Health and Climate Change summit participant, Fall 2015
Campaign Manager- Breakthrough to Nursing, NSNA Conference, Spring 2015
NSNA Member, Spring 2015

 

Scholarships/ Awards/Certifications

Oncology Nursing Society, Cancer Biology, Cancer Basics, Chemotherapy Biotherapy, December 2016
American Heart Association, Healthcare Provider CPR/AED Certified, December 2017
Flora Hoffman Tarun Memorial Award, Fall 2015
Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union Scholarship, Summer 2014
Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant, Maryland Higher Education Commission, Fall 2014

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