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William A Byrd, MSN, RN, CNOR, FNP-C

2512 Creeks Edge Dr.


Pearland, TX 77581
Tel.: 281-997-9243
Cell: 281-433-6767
Email: wabyrd3@gmail.com
Employment
2012-Present PRN Staff Nurse-Operating Room
Memorial Hermann Southeast HospitalHouston, TX
Perform the duties of a First Assistant during surgical procedures.
Perform the duties of the circulating nurse in surgical procedures.
Perform the duties of the scrub nurse in surgical procedures.
Assist in orienting new nurses to the responsibilities of the
operating room.
2009-2012

Nurse Clinician IV-Staff Nurse


University of Texas Medical BranchGalveston, Galveston, TX
Perform the duties of the circulating nurse in surgical procedures.
Perform the duties of the scrub nursing in surgical procedures.
Responsible for charge nurse duties on weekend night shift.
Assist in orienting new nurses to the responsibilities of the
operating room.

2008-2009

Research Nurse, Leukemia Department


University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, TX
Responsible for the coordination of care for both inpatient and
outpatient leukemia patients participating in research studies.
Responsible for data entry related to leukemia studies.
Reporting of required data to the Institutional Review Board, the
FDA, and the sponsoring drug company.
Made myself available as a resource for physicians regarding
specifics of the studies that I managed.
Was available to patients during all hours as a non-emergency
resource.

2005-2008

Nurse Clinician III-Staff Nurse


University of Texas Medical BranchGalveston, Galveston, TX
Perform duties of the circulating nurse in surgical procedures.
Perform duties of the scrub nurse in surgical procedures.
Frequently responsible for charge nurse duties on night shift.
Assist in orienting new nurses to the operating room.

1998-2005

Surgical Technologist
University of Texas Medical BranchGalveston, Galveston, TX
Assist in surgical procedures.
Perform autoclave biological testing.
Assist in orienting new surgical technologists to the operating
room.

1992.1998

Surgical Technologist
Evans U.S. Army Community HospitalFort Carson, CO
Assist in surgical procedures.
Preceptor for military trained Surgical Technology students.
Installed Surgi-Server 2000, an operating room resource
management program, and ensured system was properly
maintained.
Trained staff to do data entry for post-operative charting and
surgeons preference card maintenance.
Responsible for scheduling Continuing Education in-services.
Honorably discharged March 16, 1998

Education
2010-2014

University of Texas Medical Branch-GalvestonGalveston, TX


Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner. GPA: 3.59

2012

Angelo State UniversitySan Angelo, TX


Post-Masters Certificate: Registered Nurse First Assistant. GPA: 4.0

2009-2010

University of Texas-ArlingtonArlington, TX
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, December 2010. GPA: 3.74

2005.2006San Jacinto CollegePasadena, TX


Professional Pilot Development Program, Obtained the following Federal
Aviation Administration Ratings: Private Pilot-Instrument Airplane,
Commercial Pilot-Instrument Airplane, and Commercial Pilot-Multiengine
Instrument Airplane. GPA: 3.88.
2003.2005

San Jacinto CollegePasadena, TX


Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing, May 2005. GPA: 3.39

2000-2003

University of HoustonHouston, TX
Major: Mathematics and Physics. GPA: 3.67.

1998.2000

San Jacinto CollegePasadena, TX


Associate of Arts Degree in Mathematics, May 2000. GPA: 3.68.

1993

Academy of Health SciencesFort Sam Houston, TX


Certificate of Completion, Surgical Technology Program.

Licensure/Certification
APRN-Initial Licensure Date 6/18/2014 (TX #AP125842)
RN-Initial Licensure Date 6/28/05 Maintained Current (TX #717623)
CNOR Certification-Initial Date 12/07 Maintained Current (#1623706)
Health Care Provider CPR through the American Heart Association
Commercial Pilot-Airplane with Single Engine, Multi Engine, and
Instrument Ratings (#2995613)

Activities

Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners


Member, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
Member, American Nurses Association
Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Member, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Volunteer Pilot, Angel Flight South Central