Mary Rivera, RN, CNS, AOCNS
Mary L. Rivera RN, CNS, AOCNS is the Chief Nursing Officer for RN Cancer Guides Solutions. She is nationally certified as an Advanced Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist by the Oncology Nursing Society.Mary started her career in the US Army Medical Corps and earned her MSN, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Liberty University. Mary is an Advanced Practice Nurse with a designation of a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Like other advanced practice registered nurses, Clinical nurse specialists provide diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of patients. They also provide expertise and support to nurses caring for patients at the bedside, while helping to drive practice changes throughout the organization, ensuring the use of best practices and evidence-based care to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.
Her 20 year Oncology experience includes clinical research, inpatient, outpatient, and palliative care for a wide range of cancer diagnoses. She has served as an oncology clinical expert in the production and strategic growth of Clinical Pathways programs at several institutions. She has also served as a Nursing Professor as well as curriculum developer for Oncology related courses. She is a Florida native and enjoys gardening and traveling with her family.