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Personal Summary am a professional, mature, intuitive, highly motivated person with excellent communication (written and oral) My interpersonal skills are highly developed as are my organisational skills, conflict management skills and my ability to work both as part of a team and independently. As a registered nurse I have worked in a variety of areas, including Paediatrics, Theatre (Scrub, Recovery, Anaesthesia), Immunisation, Occupational Health, Doctors Rooms, and Clinical Research. My work experience has been diverse and has included the establishment of, and teaching of a Health Education Program for year 8 students in both public and private schools in metropolitan Adelaide. I have taught Film Making at Scotch College. Written and directed Educational medical films. Recent tertiary education has included study in the areas of film psychology, sociology. Study in film included both theory and production. Citizenship/Work Status: Australian Permanent Resident Current Australian Drivers Licence: Yes
Secondary Education School Employment History Pain & Anaesthesia Research Clinic 2007 Industry Medical Research Position Study Coordinator Key Responsibilities
Assist in the conduct of clinical research trials in association with unit study assistants. Prepare for emergent studies, including resource allocation, patient or subject recruitment and source document preparation Participate in clinical activities related to the conduct of clinical research studies, including blood taking, ECG, monitoring of vital signs, patient safety, identifying adverse events. Maintain sponsor and unit files in accordance with sponsor requirements, SOP and ICH/GCP guidelines Assist in staff training CRF completion Liaise with sponsors in relation to study conduct Preparation of submissions to Research Ethics Committee Ensure cost effective use of resources Establish a subject Data Base French Connection 2006 Industry Retail Position Manager Key Responsibilities Staff rosters In sore training of staff as necessary Provide excellent customer service and have expert knowledge of the product Receiving of new stock, entering relevant information into computer Organizing and running stock takes as required by head office Achieve sales budgets and wages budget Evaluate daily and weekly sales, merchandise stock to maximise sales Maintain daily, weekly and monthly business reports Participate in business and training meetings as required
Witchery 2004 - 2006 Industry Retail Position Sales Consultant Key Responsibilities Provide excellent customer service standards and have expert knowledge of the product. Achieve sales budgets. Participate in training meetings as required. Women's and Children's Hospital 2004 - 2006 Industry Health Position Registered Nurse Casual Pool Nursing Australia 2004 Industry Health Position Casual Registered Nurse Key Responsibilities Provision of Nursing Care; responsibilities varied according to the client. Clients included Julia Farr Centre, College Grove Hospital, S.A. Law courts, Royal District Nursing Maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality Wakefield Hospital 2002 - 2005 Industry Health Position Registered Nurse Key Responsibilities Provision of total nursing care of allocated patients. Including pre and postoperative care of patients undergoing cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery and general surgery Care of monitored patients, patients with diabetes, chronic obstructive airways disease, patients of varying dependencies ECG assessment Working as part of a team Accurate reporting and documentation Participation in staff development, quality initiatives, and a knowledge of Quality Assurance programme. Respect and maintain the rights and privacy of individuals in the health care setting
Be flexible in work practices, and work within a changing environment Recognise and manage conflict in a mutually acceptable manner Establish objectives, targets, meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision Knowledge of the legal responsibilities required by the Nurses Board of South Australia (e.g. restraint, drug administration, drug calculations) Pfizer Pharmaceuticals January 2002 – December 2002 Industry Pharmaceuticals Position Disease Management Representative Key Responsibilities To heighten the awareness and use of Patient Support Programs to General Practitioners for patients who were prescribed Lipitor or Norvasc Detailed knowledge of the Cardiovascular system and associated disease processes An understanding of relevant research papers and the application of that research to the medical practitioners particular practice Liasing with Reception and Nursing staff. Presentations to Doctors, singly and in groups Management of a specified territory and of allocated resources Maintenance of data base Development of strong relationships with general practitioners Call planning and reporting Working independently and as a part of a team Country Road (Unley) June 2001 – January 2002 Industry Retail Position Sales Consultant Key Responsibilities Promotion of Children’s Wear so as to increase sales in the South West Region and the local community’s recognition of the Country Road Children’s Label Design a Marketing Plan for Children’s Wear (CW) Create and maintain a data base of CW customers and maintain written and telephone contact
Provide excellent customer service standards and have expert knowledge of the product at all times working as a member of a team
Scotch College Feb. 1999 – 2001 Industry Education (Performing Arts) Position Tutor in Film making. Key Responsibilities Tutoring year 9 – 11 students in aspects of film making including how to use a digital video camera, framing and composition of shots, basic script writing for film, documentary making, and editing on a Macintosh computer using IMovie or Final-cut Pro. Encourage students to complete a short film for entry into film competitions Write end of Semester reports Specialist Medical Rooms 1988 - 2000 Dr Randolph Williams (General Surgeon) Position: Practice Manager/ Casual Registered Nurse Key Responsibilities Financial management of the Practice Assisting with minor surgical procedures Care of equipment Patient advice Reception work, filing, typing, accounts, booking operating lists Specialist Medical Rooms Dr David Cullum Occupational Health Physician August 1995 - 1997 Position: Casual Registered Nurse Key Responsibilities Assisting with Nerve Conduction Studies Observation and care of Patients Care of equipment Adelaide University Medical Centre 1994 Position: Casual Practice Nurse Key Responsibilities Immunisations, Health Checks, Counselling Maintenence of patient files
Puddleduck Designs 1994 - 1996 Industry Children’s Fashion Position: Sales Consultant Key Responsibilities Establish and maintain a client base Home presentations of Children’s Fashions Assist clients to co-ordinate clothing and accessories Recruit sales consultants Tambrands Feb. 1990 - Jun. 1994 Industry Healthcare / Medical Position: Health Educator. Key Responsibilities Establish and maintain a Health Education Program in South Australia for Tambrands, manufacturers of Tampax tampons. Market the Tambrands Education Program to both public and private high schools Work autonomously Maintain an accurate record of contacts in each school and complete monthly statistics Lecture to year 8 male and female students Set and achieve annual targets of number of students to lecture Review targets 3 monthly, with an aim to increasing the number of students lectured. Attend interstate training conferences I eventually resigned from this position, after training a replacement educator in order to care for my children and complete a University degree. St Andrews, Abergeldie Hospital 1989 – 1994 Industry Health Position Registered Nurse (Casual) Key Responsibilities Patient care and safety in the operating theatre Management of individual operating lists including Oral Surgery, Opthalmology, Gynaecology, General and Plastic Surgery. Work effectively in a team environment with nurses and medical practitioners to provide excellent care to patients.
Provide excellent service to each individual surgeon, adapting as necessary to his or her individual ways of practice. Maintaining recognised standards of health care Ashford Community Hospital 1986 – 1992 Industry Health Position Registered Nurse (Casual) Key Responsibilities As above. Adelaide Children's Hospital 1980-1981 Industry Health Position Nurse Educator, School of Nursing Key Responsibilities Classroom and clinical education of 1st Year Nurses. (I Left this position to have my first child) Charing Cross Hospital 1978-79 Industry Health Position Paediatric Staff Nurse in a unit that catered for neonates through to
adolescents, including care of intubated patients.
Great Ormond Street Hospital 1979 Industry Health Position Staff Nurse, Cardio (Agency) thoracic Ward.
Care of ventilated post operative cardiac patients
Film Credits This is My Button (Researcher, Writer and Director) 2000 (25 mins) Information video for parents of children with a "Button". Produced for the Gastroenterology Department of the Women’s & Children’s Hospital. Listen & Learn (Producer, Camera, Editor) 2001 (20mins)
Training video for therapists of children with disabilities. Produced for the Cripples Children’s Association. Glass Walls (Writer, Director, Editor) 2000 (8mins) A short film showing how a young woman who is depressed views the world she lives in. Publications
Policy Document relating to Children Undergoing Anaesthesia (Co-author) An educational document for professionals. Anaesthesia and Your Child (Co-author) An information pamphlet for caregivers of children who are to have an anaesthetic.
Leadership Roles President of the South Australian Branch of the Association for the Welfare of Children in Hospital Member Consumer Consultation Committee for the Women’s’ & Children’s’ Hospital in Adelaide Deputy Chairman, Highgate Schools Council (1989) Chairman, Highgate Schools Council (1990,91,92) Parent representative on Principal Selection Panel for Highgate Primary School Principal Member Highgate Fund-raising Committee. (3 years) Organising 3 major fund raising events each year. Member Burnside War Memorial Hospital Foundation - Corporate fund-raising Member Friends of St. Peters College Committee (2 years) Fund-raising and organising functions and events for the juunior school community. Computer and Typing Skills WPM: 50-60 MS Office Intermediate Adobe Premiere: Intermediate Finalcut Pro: intermdiiate Media 100: Intermediate Photo Shop: Intermediate SPPS: Intermediate
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