- Company: J & L Anesthesia Services
- Phone: (304) 677-2444
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Anesthesiology and Nurse Anesthetist
Specialty Focus: Nurse Anesthetist, CRNA, Nurse Anesthesiologist, Expert Witness
Education: BSN, West Virginia University; Master of Science in Health Sciences, La Roche College
Years in Practice: 18
I have worked with attorneys on cases involving CRNA deviations from the standard of care and mismanagement of airways. I have extensive experience with chart review / auditing for quality assurance and adverse outcomes. I have a history of presenting lectures on topics ranging from complications of epidural anesthesia, malignant hyperthermia to quality assurance / quality improvement. Currently a clinical preceptor for Excela Health School of Anesthesia for Nurses with seventeen years of teaching experience. Involved in root cause analysis and sentinel event investigation. I have thirteen years of ongoing Chief CRNA expertise, thus managing nurse anesthetists on a daily basis. Responsibilities include: Documentation auditing and review, staff and patient safety, staff scheduling, department education, OR case and schedule management, budgeting. Super-user / programmer for electronic anesthesia documentation system implementation and use. Experienced CRNA with seventeen years of ongoing clinical practice. Graduated with (3.8 GPA) from La Roche College with Masters in Health Sciences concentration in Nurse Anesthesia. Have worked in settings as sole provider personally performing cases in small rural hospitals, office based anesthesia to medium sized community hospitals and large medically directed university practices. Experienced in the delivery of general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, cardiac, anesthesia for endoscopy cases and epidural anesthesia (>4000) epidurals performed.