Carolyn R. Bennett                                                

Education:
St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Diploma Nursing                        University of Phoenix
111 Center Street                                                                              4615 E. Elwood Street
Bangor, Maine 04401                                                                        Phoenix, Arizona 85072
Diploma – January 1975                                                                    BSN – November 1996

Certifications:
American Heart Association – BLS, ACLS, PALS
American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses – CAPA
American Radiological Nurses’ Association – CRN
American Association of Critical Care Nurses – CCRN (1984-2002)

Awards:
Annual Grand Canyon State Chapter of Radiological Nurses’ Certified Radiology Nurse
Scholarship award initiated and named “The Carolyn Bennett CRN Scholarship” – April 2007
Arizona PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association “President’s Award” - 2003
American Board of PeriAnesthesia Nursing Certification “Orchestrating Patient Care: An Award
for Advocacy” – 2001
Office of the Governor; Arizona “Outstanding Achievement PeriAnesthesia Nurse: In Pursuit of
Excellence” – 1991

Professional Memberships:
American Society PeriAnesthesia Nurses – since 1989
AZ PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association – since 1989 (Board member 90-92 & 99-03)
University of Phoenix Nursing Honor Society – since 1997
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, Omicron delta Chapter – since 1998
American Radiological Nurses Association – since 1999
Grand Canyon State Chapter of Am Radiological Nurses Assoc. – (founding member, President:
2004-2007, Treasurer 2007 - present.)

Experience:
1999 – Present            Phoenix VA Healthcare System, Phoenix, AZ
                               RN – PeriAnesthesia, Interventional Radiology Nurse Team Leader
1994 – 2004                  St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
                               RN – “Pool”  MRI sedation and monitoring
1997 – 2000                  Banner Desert Hospital, Mesa, AZ
                               RN – “Pool” Interventional Radiology
1996 – 1999                  Care Flight Air Ambulance, Scottsdale, AZ– (Headquarters
                               Clearwater, FL
                               RN – PRN Long distance hospital to hospital critical care transport via
                               Lear jet
1995 – 1995                  Native American Air Ambulance, Mesa, AZ
                               RN – fixed wing hospital to hospital regional transport.        
1995 – 1997                  Chandler Regional Hospital, Chandler, AZ
                               RN – “Pool” ICU/ER/PACU
1992 – 1995                  Staffing Partners, Inc, Phoenix, AZ
                               RN - Staff relief – ER/CCU/PACU
1994 – 1996                  Phx Center for OP Surgery, Phoenix, AZ
                               RN – “Pool” PACU/Pain Clinic/IV Sedation

1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998   US Nursing Corporation, Denver, CO
                                         RN - Travel contracts – PACU, ICU, ER

1993, 1994               Favorite Nurses Inc, Shawnee Mission, KS
                          RN - Travel contracts – PACU, ER, Occupational Health
1987 – 1994             Casa Grande Regional Med Ctr, Casa Grande, AZ
                          RN - PACU, ICU, ER, Nsg Supervisor
1981 – 1983             CGRMC – DBA: Hoemako Hospital, Casa Grande, AZ
                          RN – ICU
1985, 1986, 1987     Kimberly Quality Care, Seattle, WA
                          RN – Summer travel contracts PACU/CCU/ER/IV Team
1985, 1986               Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ
                          RN - Instructor – Nursing Assistant program
1984 – 1985             Magnolia Convalescent Hospital, Riverside, CA
                          RN - Director of Staff Development
1983 – 1984             Flow Memorial Hospital, Denton, TX
                          RN - Hospital Supervisor
1981                         St. Francis Medical Center, Lynwood, CA
                          RN - relief charge cardiac step-down
1976 – 1979             Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft ME & summer 80, 82
                          RN – ER/OPD Head Nurse

Volunteer Activities:
Operation Smile International
6435 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA  23509





























Cascade Medical Team      April 2004, Guatemala PACU nurse
2557 Willona Dr.
Eugene, OR 97480

American Red Cross
PO Box 10502
Casa Grande, AZ 85222

St. Vincent de Paul Free Medical Clinic    1993 – 1999 Volunteer at free clinic
420 West Watkins
PO Box 13600                                        
Phoenix, AZ  85002
Jul 92       David, Panama – pre/post op nurse
Jul 93       David, Panama – PACU nurse
Oct 93      Nairobi, Kenya – PACU nurse
Jun 94      St. Petersburg, Russia – PACU nurse
Jun 94      Petrozavdsk, Russia – PACU nurse
Oct 94      Nairobi, Kenya – Clinical Coordinator
Jan 95      David, Panama – Clinical Coordinator
Oct 95      Nakruru, Kenya – PACU nurse
Dec 96     Nablus, West Bank – Clinical Coordinator
Feb 98     Cebu, Philippines – Clinical Coordinator
Feb 99     Cebu, Philippines – Clinical Coordinator
Mch 99    HoChiMen City, VN – PACU nurse
Oct 99      Machala, Ecuador – Clinical Coordinator
Feb 00     Cebu, Philippines – Clinical Coordinator
Apr 02      DaNang, VN – Clinical Coordinator
Aug 02     Goiania, Brazil – Clinical Coordinator
Oct 03      Nakuru, Kenya – Clinical Coordinator
Nov 04     Wuhan, China – PACU nurse
Aug 05     Amman, Jordan – Clinical Coordinator
Feb  06    Davao, Philippines – Clinical Coordinator
Sep 06     Aman Jordan – Clinical Coordinator
Nov 06     Nanjing, China – Clinical Coordinator
May 07     Assitu, Egypt – Clinical Coordinator
Nov 07     Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Clinical Coordinator
Aug  08    Urumqi, China – PACU Nurse
Nov 08     Foshan, China – Clinical Coordinator
Jan 93        Arizona Floods
Aug 93        Midwest Floods
Jan 94        California Earthquake