Summary: I am a Registered Nurse with an Advanced
Practice Degree. I have five years of management
and leadership experience in a family practice
setting. I currently teach in a private Catholic
College located in Fairmont, MN.
I also practice in a family
· Advanced education and clinical training in primary care and
leadership/management in healthcare
· A Registered Nurse; a Master of Science Degree in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner focus
· Work autonomously and in collaboration with health care team to diagnose and manage patients' healthcare
· Order/conduct/interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests and prescribe treatments and medications
· Experience in collaborating with Administrator and senior management team to manage day to day operations
of the clinical department in a busy family practice clinic
Presentation College, Aberdeen, SD (Fairmont, MN campus)
Nursing Faculty August 2007-present
Instructor in nursing classes in the classroom as well as the clinical setting.
Active collaboration with other instructors and advisor to nursing students.
Smart Clinic, Fairmont, MN
Nurse Practitioner September 2007 to present
Work autonomously to diagnose and manage patients' healthcare
Order/conduct/interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests and prescribe treatments and medications.
Provide health-care to patients with acute and chronic illnesses.
Apple Valley Medical Center- Apple Valley, MN
Charge Nurse Urgent Care-August 2001-July 2002
Director of Clinical Services July 2002 - present
Certified Nurse Practitioner December 2004 - present
Manage multiple departments (nine) and staff within the Clinic setting.
Create yearly budgets for each department, develop policy/procedures and evaluate yearly.
Manage CQI program and health plans pay for performance programs.
Oversee marketing, credentialing, and scheduling for contract physicians working in urgent care.
Responsible for all yearly evaluations of clinical and non-clinical staff reporting to me.
Provide care to a variety of clients across the life span in an urgent care setting focusing on
acute illness and injury.
Intrepid Companies, Inc. - Edina, MN
Administrator April 1997 to March 1999
Director of Nursing March 1996 to April 1997
Managed multi-site home care company, directed managers at each location.
Assisted CEO in development of yearly budget, developed and implemented policy change.
Collaborated with CFO during acquisitions of new companies.
Assisted leadership team in attaining JCAHO accreditation
Lake of the Ozarks Hospital - Osage Beach, MO
August 1993 to March 1994
Staff Nurse: Labor & Delivery, Newborn Nursery
Responsible for care of patient ante and post partum, circulated in surgery; delegated duties
to CNA. Level One Nursery care.
Fairmont Community Hospital - Fairmont, MN
Hospital Supervisor March 1994 - March 1996
Responsible for entire hospital operations, patients, and staff on evening and night shifts
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse: Labor & Delivery, Medical Surgical, & Emergency Departments July 1990-August 1993.
Responsible for patient care in all stages of illness
Responsible for the administration of the unit, including all staffing needs, delegating duties to appropriate
staff, transcribing physician orders, and assisting the family of patient's as needed.
Minnesota State University-Mankato - Mankato, MN
Master of Science Degree in Nursing/Family Nurse
Practitioner, May, 2004
Bethel University - St. Paul, MN
Bachelor of Science Degree/ Nursing Major
Iowa Lakes Community College - Emmetsburg, IA
Associate Degree in Nursing
Certification and Licensure
Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center December, 2004
Board of Nursing
Basic (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Certification (pending ACLS certification)
Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing
Strengths Known as a patient and employee advocate
Strong interpersonal communication skills