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Kristie Stephens, MSN
Work History 
Assistant Professor  (July 2011 - July 2012)
Loma Linda University - School of Nursing
  • Provide course coordination and oversight of Adult Health II - N317
  • Creates and coordinates educational opportunities for nursing students
  • Develops class lectures to stimulate student discussion and learning
  • Evaluates student''s ability to apply nursing theory to nursing practice

Instructor of Nursing  (July 2010 - July 2011)
Loma Linda University - School of Nursing
  • Provides course instruction for Adult Health II - N317
  • Provides clinical supervision for Adult Health II - N317
  • Creates and coordinates educational opportunities for nursing students in both the classroom and clinical setting
  • Assesses and evaluates safe practice, clinical skills, writing skills and critical thinking skills
  • Develops class lectures to stimulate student discussion and learning

Assistant Director/Educational Specialist  (September 2009 - May 2006)
Loma Linda University - School of Medicine - Medical Simulation Center
  • Responsible for public relations and marketing
  • Provide guidance for faculty with simulation process and debriefing process
  • Provide innovating and creative input into scenario building
  • Facilitates faculty development and implementing simulation scenarios

Clinical Nurse C (January 2009)
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Assess, prioritize, execute, coordinate patient care and evaluate clinical outcomes in the perianesthesia and operating room.

Project Coordinator - Hospital Administration (November 2007 - January 2009)
Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Manages special projects in support of strategic plan and administration
  • Works collaboratively with all levels of the organization to ensure patient safety and quality initiatives
  • Champions the innovating excellence University Hospital roll outs
  • Partners with Patient Care Directors to ensure success of innovating excellence
  • Serves as the Planetree Coordinator
  • Develops, plans and manages all Planetree implementation
  • Ensures and complies with requirements of planning, regulatory, inspecting agencies and LLUMC polices, Medicare Conditions of Participation, Department of Health Services and the Joint Commission

Nurse Manager (September 2006 - November 2007)
Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Provides administrative, human resource and financial management for the G.I. Laboratory
  • Ensures and complies with requirements of planning, regulatory, inspecting agencies and LLUMC polices, Medicare Conditions of Participation, Department of Health Services and the Joint Commission
  • Develops, implements and maintains performance improvement and patient safety programs
  • Collaborates with physician to provide quality care and achieve operational goals and objectives
  • Plans and prepares capital and operational budget
  • Monitors and evaluates budgetary compliance and ensures budgetary and productivity goals are met
  • Participates in strategic planning process and align department goals with the mission, vision and values of LLUMC
  • Mentor and coaches staff to ensure clinical practice

Staff Development Educator (April 2003 - May 2006)
Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Educator for the Adult Division, comprising of med-surg, acute, intermediate and critical care
  • Develops, lectures, manages hospital based programs
  • Serves as an Educational Consult

Neurosurgery/Trauma Clinical Educator (April 2003 - February 1999)
Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Responsible for comprehensive orientation for clinical and non clinical staff
  • Responsible for ongoing education for clinical and non clinical staff
  • Development of protocols, polices and procedures
  • Development of unit specific preceptorship program
  • Serves as liaison for international nurses

Fundamentals Clinical Faculty  (September 1998 - December 2000)
Loma Linda University - School of Nursing
  • Creates and coordinates eduatioanl opportunities for nursing students
  • Selects clinical assignments for students
  • Supervises students in the clinical setting
  • Assess and evaluates the safety, clinical skills, writing and critical thinking skills of students
  • Evaluates student''s ability to apply nursing theory to nursing practice

Clinical Nurse B (August 1997 - February 1999)
Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Assess, prioritizes, executes, coordinates patient care and evaluates clinical outcomes for neurosurgery/trauma/general surgery populations
  • Educate patient/family on diseases/illness, medical management plan, health promotion/illness prevention
  • Assist as with interprofessional health care team