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Medical Device Clinical Specialist RN in Savannah GA Resume Virginia Edenfield

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					                              VIRGINIA M. EDENFIELD, RN
                  Rincon, GA • (912) 657-3646 • vendenfield0291@hotmail.com


                                 CAREER OBJECTIVE

Field Clinical Specialist/Registered Nurse with extensive Cardiac Cath Lab and EP Lab
experience as well as Clinical Support/Sales for Medical Devices such as Pacemakers, Implanted
Cardiac Defibrillators, Loop Recorders, Cardiac Leads, CS Catheters, and CS Balloons. Skilled
communicator with ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences including
physicians, health care providers, and consumers/patients. Proven ability to integrate technical,
medical, and business concepts to successfully manage and grow market share. Solid competence to
combine the technical product information and the software/computer aspect to provide support and
education to Physicians and all ancillary staff, while providing proven expertise in all areas of
Cardiology.

                                   AREAS OF EXPERTISE

* Cardiac Cath Lab                     * Electrophysiology Lab          *Territory Management
* Product Launch                       * Cardiac Registered Nurse       * Best Practices
* Clinical Presentations               *Marketing Initiatives           * Technical Expert
* Physician/Staff Education            *Business Development            * GEMMS/Misys



                                PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


  MEDTRONIC INC. - Atlanta, GA                                                     2001 to 2012
    Clinical Specialist (2009 to 2012)
     Provided expert technical support to physicians in the Cath Lab/EP Lab setting for all
       Medtronic Pacemakers, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators, and loop recorder devices
       during implants and device follow-ups.
     Maintained current knowledge of all Cardiac Rhythm products, services, and programs,
       including competitive products to provide consistent support for all situations.
     Provided education to physicians, Cath lab staff, and clinical office staff on new products
       and features by conducting in-services, one-on-one meetings, educational dinner
       programs, and seminars.
     Partnered with the sales team to create and implement specific account plans, and
       proactively seeks out opportunities to grow market share.
     Successfully developed new relationships in the Savannah and surrounding territories that
       resulted in increased revenue
    Contract Clinical Specialist - Charleston, SC (2001 to 2009)
     Provided clinical support to Sales team on a contract basis
     Provided expert technical support to physicians in the Cath Lab/EP Lab setting for all
       Medtronic Pacemakers, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators, and loop recorder devices
       during implants and device follow-ups.
     Conducted the monitoring and maintenance of patient devices in cooperation with various
       physician offices and Cardiac Cath Labs
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SAVANNAH CARDIOLOGY - Savannah, GA                                            1999 to 2009
  Registered Nurse (1999 to 2007 - PT/FT; 2007 to 2009 - FT)
   Functioned as the Clinical Manager supervising 6-8 clinical personnel.
   Acted as physician’s primary nurse in care of patients with expertise in current treatments,
     drug therapies, and technological advancements in Cardiology.
   Served as liaison between physician and front desk in the scheduling, coordination, and
     balancing of cardiac outpatient and inpatient procedures.
   Communicated effectively with patients on behalf of the physician.
   Worked with the clinical staff team to provide efficient and quality patient care.
   Successfully assisted in implementing and training for a GEMS computerized paperless
     charting system



ST.JOSEPH HOSPITAL Cardiac Cath Lab - Savannah, GA                 1990-1999
  Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Technologist - Electrophysiology Lab/ Cardiac Cath Lab
   Acted as Hemodynamic Monitor Tech with appropriate computer charting during case,
     Scrub Tech and Circulating Nurse during Interventional and Diagnostic Cardiac Caths.
   Assisted in procedures in the EP lab such as EP studies, RF Ablations, device implants, and
     device programming.
   Conducted various clinical trials which included collection and reporting of specific data.
   Maintained supply stock of all Catheters, Balloons, Stents, Wires, etc.
   Educated staff on use of Defibrillators, IABP devices, Phillips Fluoroscopy equipment, and
     Computer monitoring equipment
   Using sterile technique; aided physicians in balloon angioplasty, coronary stenting, temporary
     and permanent pacemaker insertion, and intra-aortic balloon insertion.
   Did Hemodynamic monitoring for unstable patients during acute myocardial infarction and
     administered emergency drugs, and respiratory support.
   Initiated and maintained a Quality Assurance Program.

                              EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS

         Associate Degree in Science - Nursing; Armstrong Atlantic University - Savannah, GA
                             Georgia Board of Nursing (RN085452) 2012

  Courses in: Coronary Stents/Angioplasty • Hemodynamic Monitoring • EKG Interpretation • Critical Care
                      Nursing • Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2010

          Attended Tenth Annual National Symposium on Pacing and Arrhythmia Control

 Medtronic CRDM Core Fundamentals • CRDM Patient Management • CRDM Implant Procedures

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Virginia Edenfield is a Field Clinical Specialist / Registered Nurse with extensive Cardiac Cath Lab and EP Lab experience as well as Clinical Support/Sales for Medical Devices such as Pacemakers, Implanted Cardiac Defibrillators, Loop Recorders, Cardiac Leads, CS Catheters, and CS Balloons.