Vivian Ringo, BSN, RN, CNOR

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  • Professional Information

    Job Title :
    Registered Nurse

    Areas of Treatment :
    Operating Room

    Specialties :
    Nurse

    Hospital Affiliation :
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital

    Practice Name :
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital

    Location :
    , USA

    Practice Website :
    http://www.baylorhearthospital.com

    Years in Practice :
    1999

    Description of Practice :

    Laparoscopic and robotic surgery.  Proficient in circulating and scrubbing General, Vascular and Urologic surgery.  Perioperative educator.  Manager and Director.

    Areas of Expertise :
    13

    Education/Degree :
    Texas Woman's University

    Year Graduated :
    1998

    Residencies :
    St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital Hospital. One year post graduate.

    Board Certification :
    CNOR (Certified Nurse-Operating Room)

    How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?
    Advocating for the patients in the operating room by performing at the highest professional level in order to keep the patient safe.

    Professional Society Memberships :
    Sigma Theta Tau, American Nurses Association, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

    Professional Affiliations :
    Women for Women International

    What made you choose a career in nursing?

    I chose a career in nursing because I wanted to be a world changer.  It is important to me to make use of the knowledge I possess in order to positively influence women on a local and international level.  I feel very strongly regarding educating women and advancing nursing in developing and third world countries.  I also very much enjoy volunteering on surgical mission trips.

    What motivates you at the start of each day?

    The idea of the unknown and what might happen.

    Attributes Success To:

    I attribute my success to hard work, my colleagues and mentors, and the desire for continual growth and development. 

    Languages :
    English

    Place of Birth :
    Palacios, TX

    Gender :
    female

    Favorite Medical Journal :
    American Nurses Association Journal, AORN Journal

    Favorite Vacation Place :
    The Texas Hill Country

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Reading, Outdoor Activities, Skiing, Boating, Biking

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