Debra McGinty, RN, BSN, CRN

Current Role
 Medical Imaging nurse covering all areas of radiology at BTMC
         Includes inserting picc lines

Education
 1993   BSN to RN program from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ.
 1972   ADN from Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ.


Experience
11/2000 – present     Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
                                 RN in Medical Imaging
8/1979 – 11/2000        Maryvale Hospital, Glendale, AZ.
                                  Medical Imaging RN   4/1991 – 11/2000
                                  RN Director of ICU  6/1986 – 4/1991
                                  Intensive Care Unit RN   8/1979 – 6/1986
1976 – 1979                St Lukes Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ.
                                  RN in ICU
1973 – 1976                St Lukes Hospital, Pasadena, CA.
                                 RN in ICU
1972 – 1973                Maricopa County Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ.
                                 RN in Medical ICU

Certification
 CRN (Certified Radiology Nurse) – a 4-year national certification
         Obtained CRN in 2003 by national examination
         Renewed CRN in 2007 by earning 60 CEUs
 PALS – current
 ACLS – current

 
Professional Membership
 2001 – Present  ARIN – American Radiological Nurses Association
 2003 – Present  GCSC of ARIN – Grand Canyon State Chapter         
                 2007 – present    Membership Chair
                 2003 – 2007       Treasurer and Membership Chair

Awards
 2009 Expert in Compass, Banner Thunderbird

Advanced Practice
         Picc Line Insertion
         Radiographic Interpretation of Tip Placement for Picc Nurses
         Using Ultrasound Guidance for Venous Access