GIOVANNA FERRARO ALBERSHEIM

RN, BSN, CNOR

 

(303) 263-3426 Cell/Msgs

galbers@hotmail.com

Updated: March 1, 2003

 

 

CAREER OBJECTIVE

 

To provide personalized, quality patient care through a nursing position in a medical environment that will allow challenging opportunities to learn new skills while improving on current experience.

 

EDUCATION

 

·         Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1986, Loretto Heights College

·         Perioperative Nurse Internship Program, 7/88 to 2/89, Saint Joseph’s Hospital

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

 

·         Association of Operating Room Nurses, 1988 to present

·         Certifications: CNOR, 1992 to present

·        ACLS certified

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

KAISER AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER, Denver, Colorado - 3/02 to present

·       Per Diem Staff Nurse

Responsibilities include scrubbing and circulating all ambulatory procedures in all specialty areas including, but not limited to orthopedics, and ophthalmology.

 

AVISTA ADVENTIST HOSPITAL, Louisville, Colorado - 1/02 to present

·       Per Diem Staff Nurse

Responsibilities include circulating all procedures, most of which are orthopedic, supervising surgical technicians, and acting as a critical care resource.

 

EXEMPLA SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL, Denver, Colorado - 6/86 to 1/02             

·         Cardiovascular surgery team, 2/99 to 1/02

Responsibilities include scrubbing and circulating all open heart and vascular procedures, operating the cell-saver, and setting up invasive monitoring lines and medication drips for anesthesiologists.

·         General surgery team, 11/95 to 2/99

Responsibilities included scrubbing and circulating all general, gynecology, urology, pediatric, and laparoscopic procedures.

·         Neurosurgical team, 2/89 to 11/95

Responsibilities included scrubbing and circulating all types of craniotomy and spinal procedures.

·         Additional Circulating Experience, 2/89 to present

Responsibilities include circulating orthopedic procedures, as required.

·         Perioperative Nurse Internship Program, 7/88 to 2/89, Saint Joseph’s Hospital

·         Pediatric and Adult Medicine Floor, 6/86 to 7/88

Responsibilities included total patient care and relief charge nurse duties.

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

·         Languages:   Speaks fluent Italian.

·         Interests:       Travel, cooking, reading, music, movies.

·         Strengths:      Organized, Quick Learner, Even Tempered, Reliable, Loyal, Caring