D.N.A.P. Midwestern University Graduate 8/2019
M.S.A. Middle TN School of Anesthesia GPA 3.97 12/09
B.S.N. University of Tennessee 12/05
NREMT Roane State Community College 05/02
A.D.N. Roane State Community College 05/99
High School Little Creek Academy 05/93
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support
PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support
01/2017-Present Parish Management Consultants/Mercy Mount Shasta
Chief CRNA for a four FTE all CRNA group. Our team has reduced hospital opioid use by over fifty percent and increased billing collections by twenty eight percent. I am actively involved in medical staff meeting, surgery committee, trauma committee and quality improvement including opioid reduction studies. I also volunteer on Siskiyou county's opioid reduction task force.
09/2013-Present Parish Management Consultants/Mercy Mount Shasta
Provide anesthesia services for a CAH, level 3 trauma center as a full service independent practitioner. Specialties include, but not limited to, OB/GYN, general, colorectal, carotids, endoscopy, orthopedic, spine, eyes, trauma and ER coverage. Comprehensive regional anesthesia program including ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, continuous catheters, and chronic pain.
12/2009-09/2013 AMAET/American Anesthesiology of Fort Sanders
Staff CRNA for a referral hospital as well as three surgery centers. Surgical specialties include hearts, neurosurgery, robotic, vascular, general as well as high risk OB. Adjunct clinical instructor for both the UTK and LMU anesthesia programs.
02/2006-07/2007 University of Tennessee Medical Center
Staff RN for CVICU/CCU in a level one-trauma center.
03/2002-07/2007 Roane State Community College
Taught ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, BLS and Wilderness First Responder as an adjunct instructor. Voluntarily served on nursing program advisory board.
10/2002-07/2006 Air-Evac Lifeteam
Began as staff flight nurse, promoted to Lead Flight Nurse after six months. In this capacity, opened three new bases and received the company’s highest award: The Presidential Award. Experienced in the management of critical patients from trauma scenes and inter-facility transports. Maintained an active outreach program which included teaching regular ACLS, PALS and PHTLS classes for referring agencies.
06/1999-09/2003 Parkwest Hospital
Worked in SCU/ICU/CCU gaining extensive experience in critical care, management of IABP and immediate post open heart surgery stabilization. Cross-trained in ER.