Driven and compassionate health care professional with 10+ years hands-on experience in fast-paced hospital environments. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on patient wellness.
Member of Sigma Theta Tau
On call for high tech and acute care Administered IV medications and injections All areas of wound care Fluent in EMR - McKesson Patient education Nursing informatics Promote and maintain health of individuals, families and the community through teaching, counseling and appropriate preventive and rehabilitative measures.
Identify patients who have physical and emotional illnesses and /or disabilities through observation and analysis of records and help families secure appropriate medical, hospital or other needed care.
For patients / visits assigned, provide development of care plan, coordination of needed services and observation and monitoring of the patient's response to care and treatment.
Provide skilled nursing care to patients requiring part time professional nursing service.
Carry out prescribed treatment to patients in their homes and other community settings.
Demonstrate, teach and supervise care to patients and families.
Supervise Home Health Aides.
Develop and interpret care plans to such personnel.
Record observations, treatments given and other significant information.
Maintain adequate records which reflect all aspects of patient care at all times.
Rotate weekend visit responsibility: one weekend in every quarter year.
Rotate one major and one minor holiday visit responsibility per year.
Consult about individual or family health problems with other professionals, such as physicians, dieticians, social workers and therapists.
Promote continuity of patient care by planning and exchanging information with physicians and other health and social agencies and updating the patient's Nurse or Therapy Case Manager.
Help families to accept appropriate medical, hospital, nursing home, welfare or other care as necessary.
Interpret extent and limitations of service available.
Arrange referral and communicate pertinent family information to the agency.
Enhance professional growth and development by attending educational programs and in service meetings.
Participate on agency committees as requested.
Interpret the role of the nurse and the agency's programs to the community.
Carry out policies of the Visiting Nurse Association.
Telemetry certified Certifications annually in all areas of practice Updated nursing license Malpractice insurance Member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society
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