Hello, my name is

Michelle Verna

I am a

Registered Nurse

Objective

To make the world a better place. Seriously.

Certifications

AHA BLS

Valid through 11.2018

AHA PALS

Valid through 11.2018

AHA ACLS

Valid through 11.2018

Here's what I've done so far...

05.2016 - 07.2017

Inspire Surgery Centre

OR Director

Managed a team of 10+ Registered Nurses and Surgical Technicians for safe and compassionate care of surgical patients in the ambulatory surgery setting. Hands-on bedside nursing in addition to all managerial duties. Nursing duties included work in Pre-Op, OR, and PACU. Managerial duties included all equipment management, materials management, pharmacy management, ordering supplies and medications—including narcotics in accordance with slate and federal regulations, HR and payroll, hiring, scheduling staff and surgical procedures, day-to-day management of time and all facility functions.

02.2015 - 05.2016

Stonegate Surgery Center

RN

Assist patients and surgery center staff with surgical experience, including PACU and circulating pain management, plastic, and orthopedic surgeries under general anesthesia, MAC, and local anesthesia. Uses AAAHC standards of care and documentation. General tasks include patient consent, OR management, medication administration, patient education regarding discharge instruction, site prep, pharmacy management, QAPI and survey readiness.

07.2014 - 03.2015

Austin Plastic Surgery Center

RN

Assist patient and surgery center staff with full surgical experience, including pre-op, circulating, and PACU for plastic surgery patients with procedures under local and general anesthesia. Uses AAAASF documentation and standards for patient care and surgery center operations. General tasks include IV start, patient consenting, management of OR, medication administration, wound care, patient education, site prep, surgical dressings, supply management, materials management, decontamination and sterilization, recovery and discharge.

08.2011 - 11.2014

Brykerwood Skin & Vein Center

LVN/RN

Perform all office clinical duties including rooming patients, taking accurate patient history and chief complaints in accordance with standards of practice for ICD-9 billing purposes, phone triage, in-office sterile surgical procedure assistance, coordination of care with multiple specialties and disciplines, and customer service in both a medical and cosmetic setting.  Recent duties include medical billing, and improvement/streamlining of day to day practice for both medical and clerical aspects of the company.  Planning and implementation of conversion from paper charting to EMR.

11.2010 - 08.2011

Lighthouse Hospice

Inpatient LVN

Assumed responsibility and accountability of a group of patients for a designated time frame under supervision of an RN, including patient observation, assessment, documentation, coordination of care with an interdisciplinary team, skilled implementation of care regarding medication administration and various nursing procedures, quality of care for both patients and their involved parties with regard to psychosocial wellness, documentation, and compliance.

Education

01.2012-08.2014

Austin Community College

Associates Degree in Nursing

10.2008-09.2010

Concorde Career College

Completion of Vocational Nursing Program