Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Certification
Timeline
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Dallas DeVore

MHA, BSN, RN
Gretna

Summary

Highly organized and resourceful ICU charge nurse with exceptional clinical and communication skills. Provides expert, day-to-day guidance, consultation, and leadership to an assigned team of critical care nursing and related support staff. Known for the ability to quickly and effectively discern needs, solve problems, and strengthen relationships with a high volume of diverse patients and family members while maintaining a composed, diplomatic, and helpful demeanor.

Overview

3
3
Certifications
4
4
years of post-secondary education
11
11
years of professional experience

Work History

Surgical ICU Staff Nurse

Touro Infirmary
2013-07 - Current
  • Serve as charge nurse on 12-bed unit while delivering high-quality and compassionate nursing care for surgical, medical, neurological and cardiac intensive care patients.
  • Oversee daily functioning by directing admissions discharges and general patient flow
  • Assign nurses and support staff to appropriate patient care
  • Participate in hospital committees and task forces as requested.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Make sound ethical and independent decisions consistent with medical and hospital protocols Perform all tasks with patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Essential link between patients and coordinate care with other direct care providers while educating patients on disease processes, new medications, and new equipment.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Proficient in Hemodynamic monitoring, IABP, CRRT (SLED and SCUF), and therapeutic hypothermia, external ventricular devices (EVD)

Neuro ICU Staff Nurse, Staff Nurse

Tulane Medical Center
2017-02 - 2018-09
  • Deliver high- quality compassionate nursing care for patients with diagnosis of CVA, TIA, intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, brain tumors, and various neurological surgeries Educate patients on disease processes, new medications, and new equipment.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Serve as preceptor to orient new employees.
  • Make sound ethical and independent patient-centered decisions consistent with medical and HCA protocols
  • Received Team Daisy award, awarded to Neuro ICU/ 4 West

Staff Nurse- ICU

Ochsner Medical Center- Kenner
2013-07 - 2015-10

· Deliver high-quality and compassionate nursing care for surgical, medical, neurological and cardiac intensive care patients.

· Serve as relief charge nurse on 16-bed critical care unit.

· Serve as preceptor to new employees

· Manage care of newly diagnosed neuroendocrine cancer patients and assist with understanding treatment plans, goals and outcomes

· Proficient in Hemodynamic monitoring, IABP, CRRT (SLED and SCUF), open heart experience, prone ventilated patients, and therapeutic hypothermia

· Received 8 “Spirit on the Spot” awards from unit director and CNO for displaying exceptional teamwork, diplomatic skills, and patient care.

Education

Masters of Healthcare Administration

Louisiana State University At Shreveport
2019-08 - 2020-08

Bachelors of Science - Nursing

Southern University And A & M College
2010-01 - 2013-05

Skills

Medical record auditing

Process evaluation

Patient care planning

Employee performance

Staff Management

Multidisciplinary team collaboration

Certification

Registered Nurse: Louisiana, 2013- Present
ACLS and BLS Certification, 2013- present
NIHSS Certification, 2017 - present

Timeline

Masters of Healthcare Administration

Louisiana State University At Shreveport
2019-08 - 2020-08

Neuro ICU Staff Nurse, Staff Nurse

Tulane Medical Center
2017-02 - 2018-09

Staff Nurse- ICU

Ochsner Medical Center- Kenner
2013-07 - 2015-10

Surgical ICU Staff Nurse

Touro Infirmary
2013-07 - Current

Bachelors of Science - Nursing

Southern University And A & M College
2010-01 - 2013-05
NIHSS Certification, 2017 - present
ACLS and BLS Certification, 2013- present
Registered Nurse: Louisiana, 2013- Present
Dallas DeVoreMHA, BSN, RN