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6002 W. Spur Dr.

Phoenix, AZ 85083
623.692.5780

Lauren Powell

laurenpowell@email.arizona.edu

OBJECTIVE____________________________________________________________ _____
Seeking a position in the RN New Graduate Nurse Residency Program at UCLA Medical Center in the Medical
Intensive Care Unit.

PROFILE____________________________________________________________________

Compassionate, resourceful, self-motivated, and collaborative professional


Proficient education ensuring high standards of competent care for a wide variety of patients with
diverse needs
Efficient in building new strategies
Proficient in all Microsoft Programs (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Proficient in documentation and using Epic
4 years of Spanish (skilled in reading and writing) & 1 year of American Sign Language
Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
Dedicated to produce quality results and safe outcomes

EDUCATION________________________________________________________________
University of Arizona College of Nursing
-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
-Grade Point Average: 3.6

Tucson, AZ
Expected Graduation: December 2016

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE________________________________________

Tucson, AZ

Banner University Medical Center


Medical Intensive Care Unit (Preceptorship)
- 180 hours
Performed physical assessments, admission assessments, and administered medications per physicians
orders
Demonstrated competencies of comprehensive and focused assessments, critical thinking,
communication, and patient-centered teaching
Monitored signs and symptoms of patient diagnoses, vital signs, and provided patient care to multiple
patients within the unit
Provided nursing interventions to manage nursing care that promotes health of individuals, families, and
groups
Analyzed patient lab studies, tests, treatments and provided timely patient care
Collaborated with the interdisciplinary team in providing care
Demonstrated clinical decision making and professional behavior in the clinical setting
Performed IV starts, blood draws, nasogastric tube insertion, urinary catheterization, enteral feedings,
dressing changes, hygiene care, and range of motion exercises
Applied evidence-based practice principles to planning, delivering, and evaluating nursing care
High Acuity Medical-Surgical
- 270 hours
Pediatrics
- 135 hours
Tucson Medical Center
Medical-Surgical
- 135 hours

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System


Fundamental Skills and Long Term Care Center

Lauren Powell
St. Josephs Hospital
Obstetrics
Banner University Medical Center - South
Psychiatric
North Public Health Nursing Office
Community Health

- 112 hours
laurenpowell@email.arizona.edu

- 75 hours
- 75 hours
- 75 hours

WORK EXPERIENCE________________________________________________________
Royal Flux Dance Company Los Angeles, California
2012-Present
Contemporary performance dancer.
Erice Danza Workshop Sicily, Italy
2013 & 2014
Practiced communication skills with a language barrier. Provided and demonstrated dance education and
healthy physical exercises.
Royal Dance Works Phoenix, Arizona
2009-2012
Taught dance to children ages 5-18. Demonstrated patience and leadership skills. Practiced problem
solving and decision making abilities.
Balanced Physical Therapy Glendale, Arizona
2011-2012
Demonstrated excellence in service and communication skills. Effective when working under pressure
and managed time efficiently. Organized files and maintained supplies, tools, and equipment in order to
ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Aldo Shoes Beverly Hills, California
2012-2013
Demonstrated excellence in service utilizing interpersonal communication skills.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE__________________________________________________
Soulistic Hospice - Tucson, AZ
Christ Church of the Valley Nursery and Child Care - Phoenix, AZ

2013
2007-2011

SHADOWING EXPERIENCE__________________________________________________
Neurological Surgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Josephs Hospital
SWAT Nurse at Banner University Medical Center

Phoenix, AZ
Tucson, AZ

SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS & CERTIFICATES_______________________________

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certified


BLS (Basic Life Support) Certified (CPR and AED)
Deans List
Academic Distinction
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
AIMS Scholarship
Society of Female Scholars

2016-Present
2016-Present
2013-2015
2013-2015
2014
2012-2016
2010-2012

ACTIVITIES & HONORS______________________________________________________


Passionate Performance Dancer Contemporary, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz
Multiple awards and achievements New York LA Phoenix