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Martha Lynn Nance

Wichita,KS

Summary

Dedicated RN with 8 years experience in Cardiac Critical Care, Home Care Case Management, wound care in the home setting, Burn ICU and PICU, as well as floor nursing in the hospital setting in various specialty areas through experience with Resource Pool at Via Christi.

Overview

15
15
years of professional experience

Work History

Registered Nurse

Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER
2023.12 - Current
  • Improved patient outcomes by implementing evidence-based nursing interventions and individualized care plans.
  • Reduced hospital readmissions through effective discharge planning, patient education, and follow-up care coordination.
  • Enhanced patient satisfaction by providing compassionate, holistic nursing care that addressed physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
  • Streamlined medication administration processes for increased safety and accuracy during busy shifts.
  • Administered medications safely according to established guidelines while closely monitoring for side effects or adverse reactions requiring intervention.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to develop comprehensive treatment plans for complex patients with multiple comorbidities.
  • Conducted thorough patient assessments to identify changes in condition, promptly notifying physicians and initiating appropriate interventions when necessary.

Registered Nurse - PICU/Burn Unit

Via Christi Health / Ascension
2017.04 - 2023.11
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of infant and pediatric patients
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability
  • Managed care for post-operative patients in Burn Unit through discharge
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care
  • Closely monitored acute conditions
  • Performed basic physical assessments infants and pediatric patients
  • Followed infection control procedures
  • Specialized in the nursing care of patients with burns

Registered Nurse - Resource Pool

Via Christi Health / Ascension
2016.08 - 2017.05
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological nursing practice for adult and geriatric patients in regards to chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Chronic patient care on various med-surg floors as well as various acute-care units, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring of up to 8 patients per shift in the med-surg floor setting.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.

Registered Nurse - 4 SE Cardiac Telemetry Floor

Via Christi Health / Ascension
2016.02 - 2016.08
  • Quality Patient Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Customized Patient Teaching
  • Care Plans
  • Patient Flow
  • Emotional Support
  • Patient-Centered Focus
  • Strong Assessment Skills

Registered Nurse - Via Christi HOPE

Via Christi Health / Ascension
2014.07 - 2016.02
  • Led clinical team in delivering care services that promoted optimal resident health in the home setting
  • Coordinated with other departments including social services and PT and OT to ensure availability of appropriate clinical and support staff for resident care.
  • Facilitated an on-going assessment of patient/family needs and implementation of interdisciplinary team care plan.
  • Investigated and reported issues relating to patient care or conditions that might hinder patient well-being.
  • Delivered home care wound therapy to homebound patients.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans for the patient in the home care setting.

Attended Post Graduate Courses

Wichita State University
2013.01 - 2014.07

Registered Nurse

Kansas Heart Hospital
2009.06 - 2013.01
  • Acute patient care in cardiac critical care unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to post op care to telemetry cardiac monitoring for average of 2 patients per shift.
  • Specialized in the nursing care of patients with acute MI.
  • Specialized in the post-surgical acute nursing care of patients having Coronary Bypass Grafts.
  • Specialized in the post-surgical acute nursing care of patients having Valve Repair/Replacements.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients and their family through discharge care planning in specific classroom setting education.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of post-surgical Thoracic patients.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of post-surgical Vascular patients including Amputations.

Education

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Wichita State University
2009

Master of Science - Nurse Practitioner

Wichita State University

Skills

  • Patient Care
  • Life Support
  • Strong Assessment Skills
  • Patient-Centered Focus
  • Emotional Support
  • Customized Patient Teaching
  • Cardiac Life Support
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Professional bedside manner

Timeline

Registered Nurse

Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER
2023.12 - Current

Registered Nurse - PICU/Burn Unit

Via Christi Health / Ascension
2017.04 - 2023.11

Registered Nurse - Resource Pool

Via Christi Health / Ascension
2016.08 - 2017.05

Registered Nurse - 4 SE Cardiac Telemetry Floor

Via Christi Health / Ascension
2016.02 - 2016.08

Registered Nurse - Via Christi HOPE

Via Christi Health / Ascension
2014.07 - 2016.02

Attended Post Graduate Courses

Wichita State University
2013.01 - 2014.07

Registered Nurse

Kansas Heart Hospital
2009.06 - 2013.01

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Wichita State University

Master of Science - Nurse Practitioner

Wichita State University
Martha Lynn Nance