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Charge Nurse specializing in Geriatric care for 8 years with a proven track record in dementia care. Ability to communicate effectively between residents, families, physicians, and CNAs. Energetic and motivational leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes.
Board of Registered Nursing – License #9459873
American Heart Association – Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Oversee daily functioning of the unit, directing admissions, discharges, and general patient flow
- Assign nurses and support staff to patient care while meeting the daily goals of the units, facilitating nurses’ involvement in rounds, assuring that appointments are kept, family teaching is completed, and staff receive meal breaks
- Ensure that bedside hand-offs take place at the change of shift and that charge hand-off is completed
- Maintain patient care consistent with the missions, value, and operating principles of the department of nursing and the hospital
- Support the patient’s healthcare team as an advocate for the patient and their family
- Participate in hospital committees and task forces as requested.
- Performed a full range of professional psychiatric nursing services, including assessing, planning, administering, and evaluating patient care primarily geared to mentally ill patients
- Communicated with patients based on an understanding of the needs of senior patients
- Administered medical treatment as prescribed by physician and was responsible for teaching and providing psychosocial support to patients and their families
- Provided day-to-day clinical direction to assigned Mental Health Workers and other paraprofessional staff
- Documented and reported patient progress to treatment team
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