Registered Nurse with over 15 years of experience of proven versatility in a variety of health care settings such as correctional institutions, hospitals, dialysis treatment centers, etc... Proven Leader with exemplary communication skills, demonstrated professionalism, as well as self motivated with the ability to work with all persons in a variety of settings. Strong patient advocate with a caring attitude and unconditional positive for patients and families.
Strong clinical judgment
Hospice and palliative care experience
Patient and family advocacy
High level of autonomy
Problem resolution capability
Admission Nurse 02/2010
to Current Gentiva Hospice – Beaumont,
Perform clinical assessments on individuals to screen for appropriateness for Hospice Services.
Coordinate Hospice Services with Attending/Primary Care Physicians.
Perform consultations with patients and families regarding Hospice Care and Services. Assist with the election of benefits and enrollment.
Charge Nurse 04/2001
to 08/2007 Fresenius Medical Care – Beaumont,
Coordinated and supervised the delivery of hemodialysis to patients with chronic kidney failure.
Provided oversight for hemodialysis treatment to patients in an outpatient clinical setting; assisted in ensuring that best medical practices were followed, as well as, compliance with state/federal regulations.
Provided consultation to patients/families regarding pre/post hemodialysis treatment and care.
CVICU/Staff Nurse 11/2005
to 12/2006 St. Elizabeth Hospital – Beaumont,
Assisted physicians in the delivery of care in an intensive care unit.
Delivered patient care to include but, not limited to the administration of intravenous fluids and medications as well as the monitoring of ventilators and various electronic monitoring equipment.
Assisted physicians/others in the delivery of care during acute life threatening situations. Performed critical assessments and acute treatment during end of life situations.
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing 2003Lamar University -
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