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Resume of KENWAY JOHN HEYDEN, BA, BS, RN
Acute Care, Clinical Educator, Transport and Informatics Traveling Nurse

Current Domain:
(11/1/09 to Present)
 
1444 S. Centinela Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025

(11/1/09 - Present)


kenwayh@hotmail.com
(917)648-5428
 

Education:
California State University Dominguez Hills    Carson, California                       Summer 2009
Master Level Clinical Faculty Development Program
Teaching Asst - Training Class on PDA/iPAC and associated Clinical Software

Columbia University School of Nursing           
New York, New York                May 2004
Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
Teaching Assistant for Web-Based Health Class

Purchase College, SUNY                                   Purchase, New York                  May 2000
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts (minor in Computer Applications and Programming)           
GPA 3.6/4.0 - Cum Laude (Dean's List)

Former Residence:
(6/1/06 to 2008)
 

4 Grove Street
PO Box 6
Staatsburg, New York 12580
 

Previous Addresses: :

1322 Stanford Street, #6
Santa Monica, CA 90404

(11/1/08 - 10/31/09)

 

 



Professional Organizations:
  

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
American Nurses Association (ANA)
California Nurses Association (CNA)
Nurses Services Organization (
NSO)

20 Brooks Avenue, Penthouse
Venice, CA 90291
(2/15/07 - 10/31/08)
 

10965 Bluffside Drive, #154
Studio City, CA 91604
(10/1/06 - 2/14/07)
 

134 Haven Ave, 2H
New York, NY 10032
(5/1/03 - 9/30/06)
 

Nursing Licenses:

New York             
California         
Florida

North Carolina  
Pennsylvania          
Texas
    
           



license # 558664 (original)        Date of licensure 2/24/05 currently INACTIVE
license # RN 680417                Date of licensure 6/08/06 expiration date: 11/30/2015
license # RN 9244250              Date of licensure 4/24/06 expiration date:  4/30/2015
license # RN               Date of licensure expiration date: 
license # RN 647567               Date of licensure 4/16/13 expiration date:  4/30/2016
license # 104495                       Expiration date: 10/31/2010

22 Booth Court
Greenwich, CT 06830
(6/1/00 - 4/30/03)
 

117 Haven Avenue, Poolhouse
Pelham, NY 10803
(9/1/97 - 5/31/00)
 


Nursing Experience:

                  January 2009 to Present               UCLA Medical Center  Westwood and Santa Monica, California
                  
Clinical Systems SuperUser                    (Loaned Part-Time from Float Team)

         Work Independently most of the time

         Train Doctors and Nurses on Upgrades and Newly Implemented Computer Software and Hardware

         Most recently training CAD-Admin medication administration software, Premise Bed Control and Essentris Patient  Charting Upgrades

         Working in all clinical units between Santa Monica and Westwood Hospitals

         Relay upgrade suggestions and problems with senior SuperUsers

 

                 September 2008 to Present           UCLA Medical Center  Westwood and Santa Monica, California
                  
Critical Care Transport Team Nurse      (Loaned Part-Time from Float Team)

         Work Independently

         Answer Code Blue Calls

         Transport Critical Care Monitored Patients between Santa Monica and Westwood Hospitals / EMT and Ambulance

         Move Monitored and Critical Care Patients within the Hospitals

         Take Monitored  Patients to Procedures such as CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine Tests, Radiology

         Help floor nurses with difficult IV's and complex transfers

         Work flexible shifts (AM, PM or G-Shift 9AM-9PM)

 

                  July 2007 to Present                   UCLA Medical Center  Westwood and Santa Monica, California
                  
Float/Resource Team Critical Care RN

         Under a contract with a 30% commitment (minimum 4 in 28 (12 hour) days)

         Care for up to 2 critical patients in the ICU's

         Float between all ICU's and both UCLA Westwood Medical School Campus and Santa Monica Community Hospital

         At Westwood - Care for patients in ED, CCU, COU, Neuro ICU and  BCU (Boarder Care Unit)

         At Santa Monica - Care for patients in SICU, MICU and CCU

         Limited to all ICU except immediate post Cardiac Surgeries and patients on CRRT

         Can be assigned to Float or Resource (for relief coverage or extra help)

         Requires extreme flexibility

         Using Essentris Electronic Charting and custom downtime system, paging and communications system

                

                 March 2008 to June 2008               Brotman Medical Center              Culver City, California
                
Travel Position contracted with Emerald Health Care - MICU/SICU/Step Down Travel Nurse

         Completed 1 (13-week) contract

         Primarily in MICU/SICU, but float regularly to Telemetry Unit

          Total Care for up to 4 patients

         Paper charting and Med-Dispense Units

 

                 August 2007 to February 2008        Kaiser West LA Medical Center     West Los Angeles, California
                
Travel Position contracted with American Mobile thru NurseFinders - CCU/Tele Travel Nurse

         Completed 2  (13-week) contracts

         Primarily in Telemetry Unit - 5B, but float sporadically to CCU

         Care for up to 4 heavy load cardiac patients

         New 28 bed enormous unit w/ 2 nurses stations, 1 Pyxis 3500, 1-2 CNA's for entire unit, Tele tech, secretary and without resource RN

         Primarily Geriatric patients, high acuity often with blood transfusions and in isolation

         Kaiser is a private health insurance hospital for its members

         Using HealthConnect Electronic Charting and Pyxis 3500 Workstation

 

                 December 2006 to July 2007          USC University Medical Center       Los Angeles, California
                
Travel Position contracted with American Mobile - Abdominal Transplant Intensive Care Unit Travel Nurse

         Completed 2 (13-week) contracts

         Primarily worked in Abdominal Transplant ICU, but occasionally floated to CCU, Neuro, and Ortho ICU

         Cared for pre & post kidney/liver transplant patients

         All dressing changes

         Isolated (MRSA, VRE and Neutropenic) and largely Confused Population

         Abodominal ICU is a 8 bed High Acuity Unit

         USC University Hospital is a Tenet Hosptial

         Using Cerner Electronic Charting and Pyxis 2000 Workstation


                 October 2006 to November 2006  Northridge Medical Center   Northridge, California (San Fernando Valley - North of LA)
                
Travel Position contracted with American Mobile - Medical, Surgical and Trauma Intensive Care Unit Travel Nurse

         Completed for 4 day a week (8-week) contract

         Northridge is a Trauma 1 Emergency Medical Center

         Cared for 1-2 High Acuity Patients (Primarily Young-Middle Adult)

         Trauma - Gunshots, MVA, Stabbings (Halo care, Quadrapalegics)

         Medical - Drug Addicts, AIDS, ESRD, Anemia

         Surgical - Post op day 2+ Cardiac and Ortho patients

         Float to Step down Telemetry Unit and care for 4-5 patients

         Northridge is a Catholic Health Networks Hospital

         Using Cerner Electronic Charting and Pyxis 2000 Workstation

 

                 January 2006 to Sept 2006   Lincoln Medical Center New York, New York
                  
Per Diem thru White Glove Agency - RN Yellow Jacket

         Hospital Information Systems: Train doctors and nurses on how to use the computer systems in the
NYCDOH Northern Generation’s Network (Lincoln, Harlem and Metropolitan Hospitals

         Go Live unit to unit

         Evaluate and design intake and flow in Mysys and Ultrview Electronic Systems

         Primarily in the Emergency Rooms including triage, progress notes and corrections

 

                  May 2005 to Sept 2006   Metropolitan Medical Center New York, New York
                  
Medical Intensive Care Unit - Staff RN

         Per Diem in ICU and ED

         Float between MICU and SICU

         Admit patients to unit, with full physical, mental, family, support and care evaluation

         Discharge from unit to medical floor or home

         Care for various patients all with high acuity such as: DKA, AIDS, CMV, Non-hotchkins lymphoma, respiratory failure, heart failure, DVT, Sepsis, MRSA, blunt trauma wounds, ESRD (PD and HD), etc.

         Post mortem care and family support

         Titrate sedation and pain drips (Versed & Morphine)

         Administer medication and manage Insulin, Pressors, Blood Thinners, Hydration and other Drips

         Prepare, assist with placement and maintain Central Venous Catheters, SWAN Catheters and Arterial Lines

         Hourly vitals, q4  Temp & FS usually

         Patient Education

         Support other nurses, MD's, PCA's and all other medical staff and hospital staff

         Evaluate patients based on continues care

         Interdisciplinary meetings; recommend course of actions for patients

         Advocate for patients (Nurses being the last barrier)

         Performing wound care, monitoring ekg’s, labs and vitals

         Provide social support to my 1-3 patients during each shift

         Maintain multiple drip, push medication and be active and available for all codes

         Assist in Bedside procedures (CVC, SWAN, A-Line or PD Placements, Debridements, Intubations, etc)

         Alternate as charge nurse, narcotics nurse, Monitor and Code Cart daily evaluations

         Using Mysis Ultraview electronic charting - No Pyxis


                   May to July 2004   Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center  New York, New York
                   
Cardiovascular Unit - Staff RN

         Provided care to cardiac and diabetic patients pre and post op cardiac catheterization/angioplasty

         Performing wound care, monitoring ekg’s and social support to 4-5 patients during each shift

         Administer Drugs, Intake admissions and patient discharge and teaching

Clinical Rotations:

               New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Medical Center        March – May 2004

Nursing Integration: 8 weeks, 36 hours per week one-on-one with nurse manager preceptor on orthopedic unit with mix of general
hospitalized patients. Progressed from 1 to 6 patients. Provided total care for patients, including intake, care plans, assisting with medications,
AM Care, I & O’s, vitals, wound care and patient teaching.

              Cabrini Medical Center - Hospice Care Unit                                   February – March 2004

  Hospice Care: Provided counseling and palliative care for families and terminally ill NYC residents with home hospice care. Patient’s
  diagnosis ranged from AIDS, ALS, Alzheimer’s, cancer, COPD, end stage liver disease and Parkinson’s. Contributed with intake,
  bereavement and discharge. 

              New York State Psychiatric Institute                                               January – February 2004

  Psychiatry: Initiated one-on-one patient contact employing therapeutic modalities for patients with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia,
  suicide attempts and violent histories. 

             Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center                                             November – December 2003

 Obstetrics: Provided care to birthing mothers including anti-partum & post-partum assessments, birth assistance, breast-feeding education,
 newborn care and teaching. 

            St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital – Pediatric Emergency Room        October – November 2003

Pediatrics: Acute care for pediatric patients 2 months to 21 years old. Including complaints of asthma, fevers, sports injuries, abuse, falls,
sickle cell anemia and burns. Performed physical assessments, patient teachings, and administered medication. 

            New York Presbyterian Hospital -Columbia Medical Center         September – October 2003

Medical/Surgical: Cared for mostly indigent and homeless patients with HIV, AIDS, TB and other serious medical problems and
administered medication. 

            Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center                                             May – August 2003

Medical/Surgical: Cared for patients on a gastrointestinal pre and post op floor. Performed patient assessments, teaching,
stoma care, vitals and administered medication.


Other Work Experience:

                   May 1991 to June 2003      Alpha Surgical Enterprises, Inc.  White Plains, New York
                   Systems Administrator

         Oversee operation on all levels for efficiency and productivity

         Network Administrator: Purchase, set up and maintain computers

         Design topology and set up LAN/WAN - DSL, ISDN and Dial-Up Accounts

         Supervised the design, content, promotion and programming of company web sites

         Maintain company web sites

         Create and maintain databases for mailing, patient intake, statistics and accounting

         Extensive computer training of staff from President to lower level employees

         Internet Research as Paralegal: Legal and investment research online

                         Administrative Manager / Operations Manager

                   - Managing and maintenance of OB/GYN Offices nationwide, their licensure and
                    OSHA/CLIA
                  - Oversee operation on all levels for efficiency and productivity
                  - Liaison between Principle and Attorneys, Accountants, New Project Personnel
                  - Security: Design and installation of extensive Video Surveillance and Security Systems
                  - Paralegal: Legal Research, Manage Legal cases, Maintain Corporate Documents
                  - Clerical support: Telephones, filing, faxing, light typing
                  - Medical Billing, Bank Reconciliation's
                  - HR: Interview and hire Middle and Lower level positions

                 May 1989 – Nov. 1990      Prudential Relocation Mngt.           White Plains, New York
                 System Technician and Jr. Account
                 - Troubleshooter for Hardware problems / Data Entry and closings on DOS based software

                 July 1988 – April 1989       Ash Application Inc.                          Elmsford, New York
                 System Technician / Administrative Management
                 - Install DOS based programs and train staff on all software
                 - Purchased and Maintained Computers

                July 1987 – June 1988         Crabtree Cadillac                            New Rochelle, New York
                System Technician / Administrative Assistant to President
                - Trained staff on computers systems
                - Various administrative jobs

                1984 - 1986                       Meizner Business Machines Inc.          Pelham, New York
                Repair Technician
                - Repaired Pet and (Commodore) Vic-20, and other Basic language computers
                - Installed same computers in NYC classrooms

Activities: Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed 3 Film Shorts
               - The Morning Move                    1997
               - SUNY Purchase Most Wanted  1998
               - Fall Guy                                     1999

Hobbies:  Ski, Snowboard, Water Sports, Run, Hike, Socialize, Race, Dodge ball, Basketball,
                Windsurf and Racquetball, Aerobie, Teach (end-user computer training),
                Web Site Design, Travel and Internet exploration, Non Smoker.

Web Sites
Owned:
       www.nurseken.com                    (Bio and Resume) (2005)
                    www.signaturern.com                 (Possible Startup Company - owned site but not yet formed) (2006)
                    www.signaturenurse.com            (Possible Startup Company - owned site but not yet formed) (2006)
                    www.signaturenurses.com           (Possible Startup Company - owned site but not yet formed) (2006)
                    www.kens-help.com                   (On-site Computer Services - When living in CT 2000-2003) (2000)
                    www.drinkingwithstrangers.com   (Venice Beach/Santa Monica/Marina Del Ray Social Group) (2/2007)
                    www.wpdz.com                          (Whoopsa-Dazey's Ski/Party Group) (1999)
                    www.meetup.com/DWFers        
(Venice Beach/Santa Monica/Marina Del Ray Private Social Group) (1/2008)
                   
www.meetup.com/latransplanthttp://img1.meetupstatic.com/img/clear.gif     (Los Angeles Transplants Social Group) (Mid 2007)


Licenses:  CA Drivers License 1/21/2009

Certifications:
                      

Date Taken

Course

Expires

Sponsor

Location

CME Hours

5/19/2005

Infusion Pumps

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

5/19/2005

FSBG / Accucheck machine bedside - POCT

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

5/19/2005

Medication Management

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

6/6/2005

PB 840 ventilation certification by respiratory care

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

6/29/2005

Sedation and Analgesia by Non-Anesthesiologists

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

7/8/2005

Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Sepsis

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

7/9/2005

12 Lead EKG

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

7/12/2005

Stroke Management Certification

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

7/23/2005

Blood Transfusions (FFP, PRBC)

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

7/23/2005

Central Line Insertions and Maintenance

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

7/25/2005

Continuous Minimally Invasive Cardiac Output Monitor

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

11/29/2005

Critical Care Core Program 11/14-29/05

 

NYC-HHC

Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC

?

12/5/2005

Titration of Hemodynamic Infusions

 

NYC-HHC

Manhattan, NYC

?

12/21/2005

Cardiac Dysrhythmia Interpretation 12/19-21/05

 

NYC-HHC

Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC

?

4/15/2006

Multi-Star Annual (Safety) training 4/15/06

 

NYC-HHC

Metropolitan Hospital

 

5/31/2006

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) Prevention

 

 

 

?

8/30/2006

2006 Workplace Safety and Patient Care Standards

 

RN.com

Online

0

10/1/2006

 Infusion Pumps

 

NurseChoice

Northridge Hospital

 

10/1/2006

Medication Management

 

NurseChoice

Northridge Hospital

 

12/13/2006

 Infusion Pumps

 

HealthStream

USC- (LA) Online

 

12/13/2006

HospitalDirect: Pyxis MedStation 2000 System for Nursing

 

HealthStream

USC- (LA) Online

0

12/13/2006

Medication Management

 

HealthStream

USC- (LA) Online

 

12/13/2006

Tenet HealthSystem - Information Privacy and Security at Tenet

 

HealthStream

USC- (LA) Online

0

12/15/2006

Moderate Sedation/Analgesia:eoa02

 

HealthStream

USC- (LA) Online

1.8

1/10/2007

Los Angeles Fire Safety Class

1/31/2011

HealthStream

USC- (LA) Classroom

 

4/25/2007

BLS/CPR recertification

4/25/2009

Amercan Mobile

San Diego, CA - Classroom

 

4/25/2007

ACLS recertification

4/25/2009

Amercan Mobile

San Diego, CA - Classroom

8

7/7/2007

Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Spectrum of Conditions and Emerging Therapies

 

RN.com

Online

4

7/7/2007

Critical Thinking: Managing Stress

 

RN.com

Online

8

7/7/2007

Pulmonary Artery Catheter and Hemodynamic Values

 

RN.com

Online

2

8/30/2007

2007 Workplace Safety and Patient Care Standards

 

RN.com

Online

0

3/24/2009

BLS/CPR recertification

3/2011

UCLA Healthcare

CHS -Dr's Dining Room

0

4/14/2009

ACLS recertification

4/2011

Advanced Healthcare

Wendy Boller, RN BSN
800-989-ACLS

8

4/17/2009 to 4/19/2009

UCLA Circle of Caring Retreat at UCLA Conference Center Lake Arrowhead, CA

 

UCLA Ethics Dept.

Co-Director - Katherine Brown-Saltzman, RN, MA

12

4/28/2009

CRRT Class - Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Program

 

UCLA

Moss Auditorium 8-4:30

8

7/21/2009

CRRT Practicum with NxStage and Prisma Renal Replacement Units - 3 Hours

 

UCLA

B-120

 

4/30/2009

8th Annual Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference

 

UCLA Health Systems

UCLA Sunset Village
Coval Commons, 3rd Floor

6

5/19/2009

UCLA Nursing Grand Rounds - Evidence for Healing Energy: Healing Touch

 

UCLA

Deb Caswell, RN ACNP

1

References Available Upon Request