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LYNN F. SWETT, RN 806 Lakewood Avenue, Schenectady, NY, 12309 518-859-9317 ls15f769e@westpost.

net CLINICAL APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST CONSULTING / IMPLEMENTATION MANAGEMENT / EDUCATION/TRAINING /FIELD SUPPORT Seasoned RN with three years experience in Clinical Applications management. Ove r 30 years nursing, leadership and education experience in hospital Critical Car e settings. Clinical applications expertise includes coordination and delivery o f educational programs for implementation of patient monitoring systems in hospi tals. Education expertise includes program design, didactic instruction, develop ment of self-learning modules/ inservices/skills fairs; student remediation, com petency evaluations, and strategic education planning. Clinical expertise consis tent with over 30 years practice with critical care, cardiovascular, and cardiop ulmonary patient populations. Appointed member of the Capital District Region Cr itical Care Education Consortium's planning committee and faculty. Project Planning/Implementation /Critical Care Operations Management Standards o f Care /Staff Scheduling /Patient Education /Program Design Change Management/ Process Improvement/ OSHA/Regulatory Compliance /Strategic Planning/Budgeting /N eeds Assessment /Performance Evaluation /Training & Development Critical Care Nu rsing PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE NIHON KOHDEN AMERICA, INC., Foothill Ranch, CA 2008 - 2010 Tokyo-based, $100M provider of neurological, ECG and other patient monitoring de vices throughout Asia, Europe and the United States. Assigned US hospitals range from 25-bed remote quick-access centers to large, nationally prestigious teachi ng facilities. Clinical Applications Specialist Reported to Clinical Applications Manager. Played a key role in installation and implementation of hospital critical care monitoring systems for accounts nation wide. Responsible for all equipment programming and configuration; presented adv anced clinical resource programs; responsible for staff training, evaluation and follow-up; ensured account satisfaction and effective integration of monitoring equipment and processes. * Led 26 successful system installations, integrations and education programs fo r critical care areas in hospitals on a national level. * Made key contributions to company's consistent 94% MD buyline customer satisfa ction scores, the highest in the monitoring industry. * Coordinated successful, 16-week implementation at a prestigious university hos pital; educated staff in eight large out-patient units to successfully integrate equipment with practices. SETON HEALTH/ ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL, Troy, NY 1977 - 2008 180-bed Catholic community hospital serving New York's Capital District region a nd offering Medical/Surgical, Orthopedic, Oncology, Diabetes, Addictions, Matern al-Child, Emergency, Telemetry and Critical Care. Education Specialist, 2005 -- 2008 Reported to Director of Educational Resources. Directed all critical care conti nuing education, including development of new programs, self-learning modules an d skills labs. Developed alternative delivery vehicles including use of hospita l intranet for education. Member of the Regional Critical Care Education Consor

tium's curriculum committee and dysrhythmia faculty; ACLS/BLS instructor; PCI/IA BP education coordinator for new cardiac catheterization lab. * Improved community education for stroke awareness via public education program s to regional senior centers, assisted living facilities and community centers. * Developed educational plan and materials for hospital's national Stroke Center certification. * Extended ACLS program to include community firefighters and medical profession als to increase department revenue. LYNN F. SWETT ( PAGE TWO Critical Care Nurse Manager, 2002 - 2005 Reported to VP Patient Services. Led 35 direct reports including RNs, Monitor Te chnicians and secretarial staff. Managed all operations for a 12-bed Critical Ca re unit with operating budget of $1.8M. Responsible for patient care standards, policy/procedure development, staff management, orientation, training, evaluatio n and scheduling. Developed three-year strategic plan to upgrade unit equipment and staff training protocols. Developed improved patient care standards and prot ocols for advanced interventions and treatments. Member of Regional Critical Car e Education Consortium committee and faculty for dysrhythmia curriculum. * Developed new CQI measures and critical competency procedures, successfully ta rgeting identified unit problems for effective and innovative resolution. * Developed an improved Critical Care Orientation Program. Reduced Critical Car e staff turnover by 18% by incorporating didactic components, med-surg and tele clinical time, accountable preceptorship and progress meetings into the orientat ion experience. * Streamlined ICU nursing documentation to realize 10% reduction in nursing over time in the first year. * Improved availability of supplies to reduce nursing time for bedside procedure s; led to increased staff and MD satisfaction. * Secured $10,000 foundation grant to implement AACN's computerized critical car e education program (ECCO). Patient Care Coordinator, 1988 - 2002 Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Coordinator, 1985 - 1988 Nurse Manager, Progressive Care, 1983 -- 1985 Critical Care Staff Nurse, 1977 -- 1983 EDUCATION, LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS Diploma in Nursing, Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, Troy, NY Certificate in Dental Assisting, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY Registered Nurse License, NY #299450 Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses Member, National Nursing Staff Development Organization ACLS and BLS Instructor, American Heart Association Committee and Faculty Member, Capital District Region Critical Care Education Co nsortium Competent in MS Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.