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Registered Nurse - 20 Years of Experience - Near 07032


Registered Nurse

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Professional Summary To obtain a position utilizing 33 years of nursing experience. Encompassing 15 years critical care involvement including patient care, management on the director level and 18 years in the field of cardiology, electrophysiology and research. Coordinated research studies working side by side with Investigators, handling all patient and protocol management. Publishing many abstracts and presenting results at large medical meetings. Responsible for data submission and FDA reporting. Managed large Cardiology practice, handling all aspects of cardiac services including staff scheduling, patient management and insurance issues. Directed the largest support group for high risk sudden death patients for the last 15 years, speaking quarterly on topics of interest. Clinical Specialist Cardiology and Pacing/ Practice Manager/ Research Coordinator 09/01 - Present Clinical Manage day to day operation of a busy cardiology and electrophysiology practice including payroll, employee management, budget, interpreting EKG's and holters, research protocols, device and remote clinic. * Study coordinator for many major research protocols, handling all aspects of the protocol including patient management, data collection and submission, FDA reporting and presentation of findings. * Coordination of provided cardiac services including echocardiograms, stress tests, holters, cardiac catheterizations and interventional and diagnostic electrophysiology studies. Personnel management of office staff including education, hiring, discipline and scheduling. * Organized and presided over 30 plus member support group for patients with ICD's. support for sales team in-servicing clients on new monitoring systems assisting in sales of high end monitors in the hospital setting interacting with doctors nurses and support staff nationally. * Developed and taught arrhythmia courses to both clients and staff. Provided leadership guidance and training to nursing staff. Addressed any personnel issues to promote a productive and supportive work environment. Monitored patient care for quality. Collaborated with top management interdisciplinary teams and other stakeholders in order to develop implement and evaluate programs and services. Applied evidence-based healthcare practices and nursing standards. Reviewed patient and staff data to measure the effectiveness of patient care. * Managed day to day operations of a large department including budget and cost effectiveness.