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Katie Hooven Curriculum vitae

 

PROFILE

Motivated and results-driven Registered Nurse with an eight-year track record of excellent patient relations and an extensive clinical background. Previously involved with Unit Council, served as the chair of the committee, a governing board providing regulatory oversight, cost-cutting concepts, and continuing education for the staff, patients and families. Demonstrated leadership abilities through being a previous chair on two hospital based committees. Involved with nursing research and performance improvement. Effective personality with the ability to readily adapt to changing environments and demands. Currently serving as the clinical coordinator for The College of New Jersey utilizing both my nursing and business degrees while managing grants, implementing projects, coordinating and maintaining relationships with clinical affiliates. Teaching a course to RN-BSN students on the roles of a professional inclusive of diversity, ethical decision making and policy and advocacy for the profession.

Key strengths include:

● Acute Care
● Analyze patient data
● Leadership qualities ● Effective communicator
● Strong analytical skills
● High emotional intelligence ● Work ethic, accountable
● Team work
● Proactive problem solver

EXPERIENCE

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, NJ 2006 – 2008
Registered Nurse-Telemetry-Step Down Unit

● Responsible for close monitoring of patients pre and post cardiac diagnostic procedures
● Provides total patient care for up to 5 patients of a diverse population
● Process admissions and discharges
● Assessment, treatment, and education for patient and families
● Effective communication regarding patients condition to other members of the health care team
● Responsible for analyzing and interpreting cardiac rhythm strips
● NIH Stroke Scale Certified

St Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA 2007-2012
Registered Nurse- Surgical Services

• Provide Pre and Post Operative Assessments of Surgical Patients
• Cross Trained as a circulating RN for Pain Management and Endoscopy
• Conscious Sedation Certified
• Nurse Preceptor
• Facilitates patient flow through the departments surrounding the Operating Room

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 2011-Present
Clinical Coordinator- Department of Nursing

• Responsible for arranging and maintaining clinical sites for the BSN and NP students
• Organizing continuing education programs with the college
• Co- Instructor for NUR328 (Spring 2012) which is an Evidence Based Practice/Research course for the BSN students
• Serve as a member on the curriculum committees
• Instructor for NUR310 which is a professional role course teaching students about ethics, professionalism, diversity and theory

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

• Certification Course in Nursing Education- Completed 7/20/12 at Rutgers University
• Research Council Member 2008-2011
• Chair of Research Council 2011- 2012
• Clinical Ladder Review Board Member 2009- 2012
• ASU Shared Governance Committee Member 2010-2011
• Chair of Surgical Services Practice Council 2011- 2012
• 2010 Surgical Services Nurse Excellence Award Recipient

EDUCATION

West Chester University- BSN May 2006 Graduation
Member of Sigma Theta Tau
Member of Alpha Sigma Tau

La Salle University- MSN/MBA May 2011 Graduation
Member Sigma Theta Tau

Villanova Univeristy- PhD Student May 2013- Current
Member Sigma Theta Tau

NATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
CAPA (Certification in Ambulatory PeriAnesthesia Nursing), Certificate in Nursing Education (Rutgers University- July 2012)
KEYWORDS
Current PA & NJ State Licenses, BLS, ACLS, PALS, Preceptor

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Poster Presentation at Villanova University on “Preprocedure Warming” in April 2009
Hooven, K. (2011) Preprocedure Warming Maintains Normothermia throughout the Perioperative Period: A Quality Improvement
Project. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing.26; 9-14.
Ledger, P. & Hooven, K. Settle up before surgery. Outpatient Surgery Magazine. December 2013.
Poster Presentation at AORN National Conference on “Preprocedure Warming” in Philadelphia, Pa. March 2011
Poster Presentation at ASPAN National Conference on “Preprocedure Warming” in Seattle, Wa. April 2011
Presenter at the Trauma Nurse Course at St Mary Medical Center on Perioperative Trauma 2010-2013
Expert Content Reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Nursing

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