New Jersey City University FastTrack BSN Program, Jersey City, NJ (2008 – 2009)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
GPA: 3.81

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ (2004 – 2007)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in the Social Self
GPA: 3.813 – Magna Cum Laude

New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
PICU Staff Nurse - October 2009 - Present

  • Charge nurse overseeing a 23 bed ICU with as many as 18 RN’s on a given shift with tasks including but not limited to overseeing clinical care, assignment creation for current and oncoming shifts, performance of quality control tests on various pieces of equipment, organization of admissions and discharges in collaboration with physicians, and acting as liaison between patient families and staff to create a positive experience and healing environment
  • Valued and well regarded Honor Roll staff RN at the only children’s hospital in New York to be ranked in all 10 clinical areas by U.S. News and World Report
  • Maintain a consistently high level of care for children (infant - 21 years) with life-threatening medical conditions and recovering from complex surgeries
  • Active participation in continuous interdisciplinary care of children including but not limited to extensive open heart post-operative care requiring mechanical ventilation and vasoactive drips, renal transplant, pre and post operative neurosurgical care requiring invasive and non-invasive cerebral monitoring, epilepsy, respiratory failure/ARDS using high frequency oscillatory ventilation, DIC, multi organ failure, ESRD with CVVH/PD, sequelae of prematurity including NEC, spinal fusion, and post-operative oromaxillary facial care.
  • Frequent collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center health care professionals in the maintenance of hematology/oncology patients’ plan of care
  • Member of the highly coordinated PICU/Burn Center team offering comprehensive treatment throughout the three phases of burn-injury care
  • Implementation of trauma protocols as part of the Level 1 Regional Pediatric Trauma Program, with extensive work in traumatic brain injuries
  • Preceptor to both new grad and experienced RNs

Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
PACU Patient Care Technician/Unit Representative – June 2007 – August 2009

  • Collaborated with PACU nurses to facilitate admission and initial assessment post operatively
  • Precepted new patient care technicians to the PACU
  • Educated patients and family members following same-day surgery to ensure optimal recovery
  • Generated positive patient satisfaction through direct patient and family interaction

St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
Child Life Department Intern January 2005 – December 2006

  • Encouraged pediatric patients to work through the stress of hospitalization through music, art and play therapy
  • Provided patients with a sense of mastery, control, and self-expression through the use of medical play
  • Organized various activities and projects appropriate to the developmental and clinical status of inpatient children
  • Collaborated with the Child Life staff to implement community outreach programs such as Teddy Bear Clinic, school visits and holiday parties


Weill Cornell Medical Center Excellence in Preceptorship Award (2013) – Peer nominated and awarded

New Jersey City University Clinical Excellence Award Recipient - Faculty awarded leader among peers in clinical practice, leadership, and application of evidence based practice.

Nomination and Attendance of The National Student Nurses’ Association 57th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee (2009) - Nominated by faculty and the Dean of New Jersey City University to represent the NJCU at the annual convention.


Basic Life Support (BLS) certified – 2007- Present

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certified – 2009 – Present

NxStage System One Renal Replacement Therapy Super User – 2010 – Presen

American Heart Association Certified Instructor - 2016 -Present