Registered Nurse with over 15 years of experience in the nursing field. Experience as a nursing director. Also experience as a supervisor in a long term and rehab facility. Highly skilled in geriatric care, including care of quadriplegic patients. Fluent in Spanish and English.
Register Nurse in the State of Florida, License number RN 9412658.
In home care for quadriplegic on a vent. Performed suction as needed. Total care involving medications and breathing treatments.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Acted as a patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Tested glucose and administered injections. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
Graduated from Carleen Home Health School as a Register Nurse with an Associate Degree from Indian River State College as a License Practical Nurse.
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