Mark F. Gaines M.S. B.S.N. RN RRT CPFT

            116 B Windsor Street

            Enfield, CT 06082 USA

            860-741-8785/741-8787 FAX



Qualifications and Career Objectives

Registered Nurse, and Registered Respiratory Therapist, currently licensed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.

Long term position desired in Nursing Service within progressive organization stressing interdisciplinary teamwork, excellence, and autonomy.

Work Experience

USPHS Disaster Medical Assistance Team Respiratory Nurse. Medical-Surgical Nurse on Medical Surgical Respiratory Floor. Staff Development, Infection Control and Employee Health/OSHA Nurse in LTC facility. Corrections Nurse in maximum security prison hospital, clinic and emergency response team. Critical Care RN in SICU and MICU for one and one half years, In San Antonio and Brownsville, Texas. Full time didactic and clinical instructor in LPN Program for one and one half years in Hartford, New Britain and Hamden, Connecticut. One years experience at staff and supervisory level in LTC facilities including ventilator, tracheostomy and wound care experience. Critical Care Respiratory experience since 1985 includes high risk NICU Transport, NICU, PICU, PCICU, MICU, SICU, CICU, CSICU, ER, PACU and Code Team. Supervisory Experience includes ICU Coordinator, QI, inservice education, staff orientation, writing policy and procedures, investigations and staff discipline. Two years experience as an Instructor at The Enfield Police Regional Training Academy for oxygen and airway modules. Two years experience as a Firefighter EMT in Guilford County, North Carolina. Two years experience as EKG Telemetry Unit Clerk during college. Four years service in U S Coast Guard with Honorable Discharge.

Education Background

M.S., LaSalle University, Mandeville, LA., Health Service Management major. Graduated November 1998,Cume Laude

B.S.N., University Of Illinois, College Of Nursing, Chicago, IL. Graduated December 1995

B.S., Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA. Computer and Health Sciences, minor in Theology, Graduated Cum Laude September 1991

A.A.S., Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, NC., Respiratory Therapy Technology Program

A.A.S., Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, NC., Emergency Medical Sciences Program

Diploma, Computer Processing Institute, East Hartford, CT., Advanced Computer Operations Program

Professional Qualifications

Emergency Medical Technician, NREMT, 1974

Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician, June 1985

Registered Respiratory Therapist, NBRC, December 1987

Registered Respiratory Therapist, CBRC, August 1988

Pediatric-Neonatal Specialist, NBRC, March 1991

Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist, NBRC, June 1991

Registered Nurse, March 1996

Connecticut Notary Public

Personal Interests, Activities, Awards, and Special Skills

Interests: Traditional American Folk Dance.

Activities: American Assembly For Men In Nursing, American, Association For Respiratory Care

Awards: First Coast Guard District Good Conduct Award 1970, Suffield Volunteer Ambulance Association                              Service Award 1987, Team Spirit Award from Santa Rosa Hospital 1997.

Special Skills: Personal Computers and Internet Telecommunications.