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Candice Hanssen

Georgetown,TX

Summary

Dynamic Emergency Room Registered Nurse bringing 13 years of treating patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced emergency medicine settings.

Overview

21
21
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Baylor Scott & White
2023.09 - Current
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis, and treatment.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV, and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.

Director of Nursing

The Arbor Behavioral Healthcare
2021.10 - 2023.09
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives, and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Collaborated with staff, management, and external groups to coordinate patient care.

Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Ascension Seton
2019.03 - 2021.10
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis, and treatment.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV, and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.

Clinical Supervisor Emergency Services

HCA Healthcare Inc.
2015.01 - 2019.05
  • Lead and directed team of 35 clinical personnel and support staff.
  • Assessed patients, determined needs and managed care.
  • Facilitate hiring of qualified Emergency Department personnel by interview applicants and making recommendations for employment.
  • Developed and adjusted work schedules for Nursing staff.

Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Tenet Healthcare
2012.01 - 2015.01
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis, and treatment.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV, and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.

Paramedic

MedCare EMS
2006.05 - 2010.08
  • Delivered advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), basic life support (BLS), and pediatric advanced life support (PALS) under pressure.
  • Delivered compassionate care to patients with a variety of medical emergencies, including cardiac arrests, traumas, strokes, and respiratory distress.
  • Improved patient outcomes by providing timely and accurate assessments, treatments, and interventions.
  • Worked en-route to hospital to prepare patients for arrival or surgery and control wounds.
  • Documented patient care accurately using electronic medical records software according to regulatory guidelines for billing purposes and continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Paramedic

Willacy County EMS
2002.12 - 2006.05
  • Delivered advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), basic life support (BLS), and pediatric advanced life support (PALS) under pressure.
  • Delivered compassionate care to patients with a variety of medical emergencies, including cardiac arrests, traumas, strokes, and respiratory distress.
  • Improved patient outcomes by providing timely and accurate assessments, treatments, and interventions.
  • Worked en-route to hospital to prepare patients for arrival or surgery and control wounds.

Education

High School Diploma -

Harlingen High School
Harlingen, TX
2000-05

Associate of Science - Paramedicine

Texas State Technical College
Harlingen, TX
2002-12

Associate of Science - Nursing

South Texas College
McAllen, TX
2012-12

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Western Governors University
Salt Lake City, UT
2020-06

Master of Arts - Healthcare Leadership

Western Governors University
Salt Lake City, UT
2021-07

Doctorate - Nursing Practice

University of Texas At Tyler
Tyler, TX
Current

Skills

  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Patient Assessments

Insulin medication assistance

  • Sanitation
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Trauma recovery
  • EMR / EHR
  • Emergency Care
  • Patient Assessments
  • IV Insertion
  • Trauma Nursing

Certification

  • Basic Life Support

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • TX RN Compact License #831316

Timeline

Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Baylor Scott & White
2023.09 - Current

Director of Nursing

The Arbor Behavioral Healthcare
2021.10 - 2023.09

Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Ascension Seton
2019.03 - 2021.10

Clinical Supervisor Emergency Services

HCA Healthcare Inc.
2015.01 - 2019.05

Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Tenet Healthcare
2012.01 - 2015.01

Paramedic

MedCare EMS
2006.05 - 2010.08

Paramedic

Willacy County EMS
2002.12 - 2006.05

High School Diploma -

Harlingen High School

Associate of Science - Paramedicine

Texas State Technical College

Associate of Science - Nursing

South Texas College

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Western Governors University

Master of Arts - Healthcare Leadership

Western Governors University

Doctorate - Nursing Practice

University of Texas At Tyler
  • Basic Life Support

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • TX RN Compact License #831316

Candice Hanssen