JEN MFURANZIMA, R.N., B.S.N., OCN

DESIGNATIONS

 

Licensed Registered Nurse in Maine (compact licensure) and Massachusetts, Oncology Certified Nurse-OCN, BCLS certified, CRMA trainer, and Maine Developmental Disabilities Nursing Network member.
 

EDUCATION


Simmons College
Boston, MA
Spring 1997
Bachelor of Science        
Major: Nursing  

          
EXPERIENCE


Specialty Pharmacy Nursing Network (SPNN)

Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire
Feb. ‘21 - Present

Home IV Nurse    

   

  • Provides in-home specialty IV therapy in three states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine

  • Sets up the IV device for the patient

  • Orders and picks up medication from the network pharmacies

  • Ensures delivery of the correct dosages

  • Answers questions from the patient

  • Creates a calming environment and makes sure the patient is comfortable during the treatment

 

New England Integrated Living Support LLC     
Saco, ME
May 2020-Present

Nurse Director

   

  • Supports assisted living for Section 21 recipients serving Cumberland and York counties by providing quality care for Intellectually and Developmentally Challenged individuals.

  • Trains DSPs as a  State certified CRMA course instructor

 

Option Care Health: Infusion Therapy Services

Bedford, NH
Jan 2011- Mar 2020
   
Nursing Supervisor '

 

  • Specialized in-home IV therapy as a field nurse, nursing supervisor, and Clinical coordinator

  • Tenured nursing supervisor role for two years -14 Direct reports, 13 RN’s, one administrative staff member, and responsible for Maine DOH state licensing audit 

  • Facilitated, monitored, and addressed nursing productivity, nursing cx monthly financials, yearly staff reviews, annual skills lab, and supervisory nursing visits

  • Conducted interviews and hiring of new nurses, an orientation program for new staff, weekly/monthly and quarterly staff meetings as well as 1:1 audits

  • Ensured nursing chart documentation and audited individual nurse notes

  • Provided education to improve documentation accuracy 

  • Participated in quality improvement programs that included chart audits, employee file audits, incident reporting audits, scheduling of RN’s/patient visits with a focus on cost-effective scheduling

  • Held responsibility for infection control measures

  • Cared for chronically ill patients with immune deficiency, oncologic diagnosis, end of life care, pain management, infectious disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Autoimmune Disorders, and neurologic disorders

  • Assigned as intake and charge nurse half-time (2001-2010)

  • Maintained off-hours on-call duties with telephone triage

 

UBUNTU Care
Portland, ME
Nov ‘19 - Ju ‘20

RN Consultant

       

  • Provided expert nursing consultation for eMAR management, managed MAR, responsible for all new prescription entries and monthly MAR configurations, clinical documentation, and support staff education

  • Participated as a member of the executive management team.  Provided on-call support for staff

  • Educated staff on documentation requirements, individual client health needs, medication purpose, and side effects


Maine Medical Center
Scarborough, ME
No ‘09 - Dec ‘18

RN Care Manager, Clinical Nurse II, Outpatient IV therapy Room  

             

  • Held responsibilities ranging from case management to utilization review for a variety of specialties, including but not limited to medical cardiology, joint replacement units, oncology, Mother-Baby/Newborn/NICU/CCN.  Daily assignments could range between 15-20 patients

  • Specialized in IV therapy

  • Cared for GYN oncology, general oncology, blood disorders, immune deficiency, infectious disease, neurological disorders patients

  • Attained expert proficiency in peripheral and central line access and care

  • Assigned to Charge Nurse duties that included order entry, triage of patient flow, RN assignments, assisting secretary with scheduling, physician follow-up, and chemotherapy order verification

  • Took part in an interdisciplinary care team

  • Acted as a patient advocate


University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
Sep ‘05 - Mar ‘17

Clinical Instructor        

 

  • Taught Junior and Senior level nursing students in the clinical setting at Maine Medical Center

  • Researched appropriate patient assignments for students   

 

University of New England
Portland, ME
Jan ‘13 - Jul ‘13

Adjunct Faculty Member

 

  • Guided and instructed eight nursing students in a clinical setting

  • Functioned as a clinical instructor on the 40-bed adult inpatient oncology and Acute Care for the Elderly units Maine Medical Center

 

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
Boston, MA
Aug ‘98 - Jul ‘00

Registered Nurse

 

  • Specialized in chemotherapy administration

  • Provided care to the general oncology population in the outpatient setting

  • Developed individualized patient care plans, and post-chemotherapy discharge teaching sheets

  • Worked as an integral part of the nurse-physician team to manage the chemotherapy infusion room

  • Acted as per diem telephone triage nurse on after-hours call line

 

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Aug ‘97 - Aug ‘98

Registered Nurse

       

  • Handled total and complete care of inpatient oncology patient

  • Bore responsibility for developing individual care plans and collaborating with the patient to execute the plan

  • Developed therapeutic relationships with patients and their families

  • Experienced all aspects of oncology care, including care of stem cell and BMT transplant patients

  • Engaged in patient care rounds with the interdisciplinary team consistently 

  • Performed all patient care without CNA assistance

  • Took part in continuing education programs

  • Applied and was admitted into the Oncology Nursing Society, local chapter SMONS

  • Became Oncology Certified Nurse since 2010

  • Attained the Active Chemotherapy Provider Card

 

INTERESTS

Yoga, gardening, travel, and gourmet healthy cooking
 

CEDRIC MFURANZIMA

EDUCATION

Babson College, School of Business

Class of 2020

Wellesley Hills, MA
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management

 

Global Scholar: Selected for highly competitive, full-tuition, four-year scholarship (1 of 10 students), based on academic performance, leadership, and global mindset
Areas of Interest: Corporate Finance, Manufacturing and Logistics, and Strategic Management
Relevant Coursework: Financial Trading Strategies and Risk Management, Financial Simulation, and Intermediate Accounting for Finance

SOAS - University of London

Spring 2019

London, Great Britain
Concentration in development studies

 

Relevant Coursework: Finance in MENA, Corporate Governance, and Comparative Studies in Development
Honors: Study Abroad Scholarships: Babson International and Education Abroad 

 

Bridge2Rwanda Scholars Program

Summer 2015

Kigali, Rwanda
Graduate

Selected as one of 43 Scholars (from 1780 applicants) for a highly competitive gap year program that identifies and prepares talented African students to compete and win scholarships to international colleges and to return as entrepreneurial leaders dedicated to advancing Africa’s growth


EXPERIENCE


House of Languages

Fall 2020-Present

Portland, ME
Kinyarwanda Interpreter and Translator  

                                                                                                                                               

  • Provides in-person and remote interpreter services for House of Languages’ customers in a variety of  settings, including medical, social service, educational, legal, and business

  • Translates and proofreads a variety of documents

  • Provides a high level of customer service to ensure superior and timely delivery of interpreting and  translation services

 

New England Integrated Living Support LLC.

Summer 2020-Present

Saco, ME
Business Administration Department Director                

  • Presides over the daily operations of the company and interacts with residents, direct support professionals, and vendors

  • Implements strategic plans and makes changes to the program as necessary

  • Oversees and manages sub-departments, i.e., HR, payroll, accounting, and other departments under the scope of business administration

  • Maintains the agency’s electronic hardware and ensure the smooth operation of the company’s cyber network

Bank of Kigali Group, BK Capital            

Summer 2019

Kigali, Rwanda

Investment Banking Summer Analyst           

                                                                                                                                       

  • Analyzed financial statements and created valuation models for four of Agaciro Development Fund portfolio companies

  • Drafted a constitution, prospectus, subscription form, and investment questionnaire for BK Capital’s first collective investment scheme

  • Shadowed BK Capital’s broker as she executes transactions on the Rwanda Stock Exchange on behalf of more than ten clients

  • Wrote four jargon-free articles about financial services in Rwanda, currently posted on LinkedIn, and accumulated a total of 1400 views

 

Vanguard Economics            

Summer 2018

Kigali, Rwanda
Summer Analyst Intern     

                 

  • Led the team in drafting a technical proposal and analysis for economic, social, and energy  sectors to a potential investment in the Ruzizi II hydropower project

  • Assembled feasibility study for enhancement of transport and trade connectivity on Lake Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

  • Produced the Democratic Republic Congo borderlands Programme report that aimed to understand patterns and dynamics of trade between Eastern DRC and the East African Community

 

Ernst & Young U.S. LLP (EY)                                                                                                                                                                      

Summer 2017

Boston, MA
Launch Intern                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

  • Prepared quarter assurance documents for two of EY’s healthcare and technology clients in the Greater Boston Area

  • Gained knowledge and experience in client relationships


LEADERSHIP & ACTIVITIES


Credit Suisse – Holt Valuation Challenge

Fall 2017

Certified Holt Partner

Took part in an online interactive course that covers accounting, finance, and valuation. I applied the concepts learned to Adidas and Puma, resulting in a better understanding of how the stock market values these companies and what the market expectations imply about the companies' prospects.

 

AXA Investment Advisor Boot Camp

Fall 2018

Explored various financial products and services designed for AXA Advisors clients and won first place in a 5 minute or less “rocket pitch” for a financial planning firm              

 

Babson Residence Education

Fall 2016

Resident Assistant                                

Organized and built a cohesive and respectful community of 20 students in one Babson College campus’s residence halls
 

SKILLS

Computer: Programming with R & R Studio | Rotman Interactive Trader | Tableau |Excel | Palisades Decision Tools | MS Project | Microsoft CRM
Languages: English (Business fluent), Kinyarwanda (Native speaker), French (Intermediate), and Swahili (Beginner)