Ms. McGee, R.N., is a compassionate registered nurse with a wide range of experience in providing quality care to a diverse population of patients in the ambulatory and critical care settings.
She started her nursing career as a volunteer surgical technician on a Mercy Ship that traveled to sub-Saharan Africa to deliver healthcare. She spent 11 months aboard a ship in Togo and Benin assisting in operations in sweltering surgical suites 6-days-a-week.
Ms. McGee is now certified as a critical care and cardiac surgery nurse who is considered by her peers to have excellent assessment, monitoring, and leadership skills with the ability to remain calm and think critically in emergent and high-stress situations. She specializes in thoracic transplant and cardiovascular surgery with an expert emphasis on comprehensive management of acute post lung-transplant patients and the postoperative recovery of cardiac surgery patients. Nurse McGee has earned a reputation as a respected leader in clinical and administrative settings by enhancing nursing staff clinical competence and knowledge through developing ongoing education. She collaborates with an interdisciplinary team to formulate the best plan of care that encompasses the mental, physical, and emotional needs of patients and their families.
As Thoracic Transplant Nurse Coordinator at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland since 2012, she provides a variety of follow-up and cares for patients after lung transplantation along the continuum of inpatient to outpatient. Prior to this assignment, she was a Senior Clinical Nurse I, in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit at the Medical Center.
Nurse McGee graduated from the Prince George’s Community College in May 2004 and is presently attending the University of Maryland University College in Baltimore, Maryland. Expected Graduation Date: Fall 2016. She has professional certifications in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association. She is a member of the American Associated of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).
Nurse McGee is married to Laurence McGee. They have two boys. She is also the Cloud’s daughter.