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8796 Van Buren Road Everson, WA 98247

PHONE: (360) 303-1796 E-MAIL:

Geri L. Van Dyken, RN

To obtain a position in the public health care field that will utilize nursing skill and provide opportunity for public education.

2001 2005

High School Diploma

Lynden High School

Lynden, WA

2003 2005
Whatcom Community College

Associates of Arts and Science Degree

Bellingham, WA

Spring 2006
Centers for Academic Programs Abroad

College Credits through Whatcom Community College

Florence, Italy

2008 2014

Associates of Applied Sciences

Bellingham Technical College

Bellingham, WA

2014 Current

Bachelors of Nursing Program

Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA

Registered Nursing Licensure
Current CPR Certification
Excellent Leadership Skills

Time Management Skills

IV Therapy Training
Quick and Efficient Learner

Teamwork Skills
Communication Skills
Organizational Skills

Registered Nurse
Peace Health Geriatrics
Bellingham, WA
July 2014 Present

Triage and respond to patient communications.

Performs selected nursing and administrative duties, and assists physicians as part of the clinical care team.

Process and complete physician orders.

Licensed Practical Nurse
Peace Health Neurology Associates
Bellingham, WA
April 2010 Present

Performs selected nursing and administrative duties, and assists physicians as part of the clinical care team.

Prepares patients for examination and treatment, including obtaining patients history and vital signs.

Triages and responds to patient communications.

Rehabilitation Licensed Practical Nurse Christian Health Care Center
Lynden, WA

September 2009 April 2010

Passes medications and carries out treatments as ordered on the Medication Administration Record.

Assures adequate pain relief for all patients as needed.

Communicates with Nursing Assistants and provides guidance, education and supervision with daily duties.

Provides patient education, assures patients are ready and prepared for discharge.
Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist
St. Joseph Hospital
January 2007 May 2012
Process lab orders and lab specimens.
Perform phlebotomy on patients.
Work in a wide variety of both in-patient and out-patient settings.

Bellingham, WA


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Member

Grade point average of 3.5 or higher maintained over the course of schooling.

Lifetime member as long as academic achievement is maintained.


Deans List

Grade point average of 3.75 or higher for each quarter.

2009, 2013, 2014

Whatcom County Alternate Dairy Princess

2005 - 2006

Public Relations Representative for the Dairy Industry of Whatcom County.