Joan Sample, RN View Full Profile

Joan Sample ,

Current:  
Past: Staff Nurse ICU at Saline Memorial Hospital
RN Float Pool at Saline Memorial Hospital
Education: CareerStep

Summary

  • Forty-four years as nurse in multiple areas with main areas of specialty in ED and ICU.
  • Specialized training in cardiac and vascular procedures and surgeries while working at Arkansas Heart Hospital.
  • Continuing education in interpreting cardiac rhythms, cardiac care and trauma.
  • Management experience in areas that include ED, ICU, GI Lab and Occupational Medicine.
  • Travel experiences in ICU, ED and as Clinical Educator.
  • Have developed policies and procedures based on Standards of Care in ED, ICU and GI Lab.
  • In charge of recruiting and orienting ED,ICU and GI Lab staff in newly built hospital..
  • Teaching experience in BLS, ACLS, and TNCC courses.
  • Marketing experience of services offered in ED and Occupational Medicine programs.
  • Clinical Educator for personal care products to Long Term Care facilities in Kansas, Oklahoma,Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, California and Louisiana.
  • Past Certifications in Emergency Nursing and Gastroenterology Nursing.
  • Current Certifications held in Trauma Nursing Core Course, BLS and ACLS.
  • Member of a hospice team with goal of providing best possible spiritual and physical comfort to patients and their families at end of life in their home.
  • Completed Vicki Milazzo Legal Nurse Consultant Course.
  • Currently enrolled course to become certified in Medical Coding and Supporting Documentation.
  • Membership in American Nurses Association, International Nurses Association, and American Critical Care Nurses Association.
  • Guest speaker at Emergency Nurses Association national convention in Seattle, WA i and the GI nurses National Convention in Washington DC