• Orchestrated the procurement, organization, and training of equipment, supplies, and personnel for both the Keesler Medical Center and satellite surgical spaces.
  • Conducted thorough inventory and parallel storage arrangements for supplies, which played a pivotal role in enabling simultaneous operations.
  • Dedicated over 40 hours to mentoring and educating technicians and corpsmen on surgical preparation procedures, ensuring their proficiency and readiness.
  • Demonstrated exceptional skills as a staff educator, significantly accelerating the career progression of 133 personnel.
  • Provided critical support to the emergency room, intensive care unit, and medical-surgical unit, contributing a total of 1,234 hours to augment their operations.
  • Successfully recovered 17 post-anesthesia cases while adhering to perioperative standards, resulting in substantial cost savings of $12,000.
  • Displayed outstanding nursing expertise by circulating 1,256 surgeries, which were highly valued.
  • Received praise from the trauma Czar Top Operating Room nurse in Operation Enduring Freedom at Bagram, Afghanistan, highlighting the exceptional performance in the operating room.
  • Assisted with more than 100 polytraumas, achieving an impressive survival rate of 99%.

Nurse Manager

  • Provided superb nursing care as the coordinator for 177 admissions, 189 discharges, and 48 interhospital transfers.
  • Authored three flight operating instructions that were adopted Army-wide as best practices, contributing to improved efficiency and patient care.
  • Served as a preceptor, guiding 32 nurses in the Intensive Care Unit and reducing orientation time by one week.
  • Augmented the Post Anesthesia Unit, successfully recovering 16 cases, exceeding perioperative standards, and saving the Army $10,000.
  • Instructed 28 medical group nursing staff on chest tube care competency, expanding the unit’s overall medical competency.
  • Provided wound care treatments and performed over 60 dressing changes during the rated period.
  • Trialed 60 troops during a medical group exercise, surpassing standards in effective triage.
  • Anticipated and provided swift interventions, resulting in a remarkable 50% decrease in emergency room waiting time.
  • Authored five operating instructions, streamlining operations and improving staff organization.
  • Ensured the completion of 60 high-risk nursing tasks and reduced procedural variance by 20%.
  • Expertly coordinated patient placement to the appropriate unit, dedicating 700 hours as an in-house supervisor.
  • Served as the Neurosurgery and General Surgery Team Manager, managing a budget of XXX dollars, eliminating redundant items, and saving the Medical Group $200,000 annually.
  • Recognized as the top choice by surgeons for difficult cases and hand-picked over peers for continued nursing excellence.
  • Spearheaded the updating of surgeons’ preference cards, effectively eliminating man-hours by XXX.
  • Trained 18 nurses and 88 technicians, and audited 22 competency folders, contributing to the 2016 Excellent rating and Joint Commission accreditation for three years.
  • Completed Professional Military Education and obtained over 250 continuing education hours in one year, surpassing the annual requirement of 20 hours.
  • Achieved perioperative certification, further enhancing expertise and professional credentials.
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