Company: Methodist Hospital of Southern California
Location: Chatsworth, CA, United States
Kalene J. Buffington is a Basic Life Support Instructor and Surgical Nurse with the Methodist Hospital of Southern California. Specializing in patient care, and in cardio and thoracic surgery, Ms. Buffington lends her skill set to the renowned hospital by expertly conducting classes on surgical procedures, precepting, and assisting surgeons in the operating room, primarily in the area of cardiac surgery. Ms. Buffington holds the following accreditations:
Master’s Degree in Nursing and Health Care Education, University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix
Diploma in Nursing, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX
She has garnered a reputation of distinction over the years for her dedication and commitment to quality, and also for her compassion for her patients and eagerness to continue learning. Ms. Buffington was recently named a Professional of the Year in Nursing, and she has also received a Scholarship to Attend Nursing School at Memorial Hermann at the University of Texas through the Good Samaritan Association. She was also named Nurse of the Quarter by the Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Ms. Buffington has been a perioperative nurse for 40 years, with over 20 years as a cardiovascular surgery nurse.
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