Registered Nurse with 10+ years experience as LPN in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations. Seeking a challenging and rewarding position as a RN. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction.
Registered Nurse in Florida, 2012
Basic Life Support ( BLS) Certification , May 2013 to present
Manage administrative and functional areas or programs within the Nursing Department. Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team. Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with Dementia and Alzheimer's. Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents, family members and staff.
Assist in overall operation of the Nursing unit in accordance with Company policies, standards of nursing practices and government regulations. Make daily rounds to ensure that all nursing personal are performing their work in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. Make rounds with physicians as necessary. Review complaints and grievances made or filed and make appropriate changes as needed. Review admissions/discharges, nurse's notes to verify accuracy and completion. Monitor medication passes and treatment to ensure compliance. Verify that all resident care rooms, treatment areas and nurse stations are maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner. Assist the MDS/Care Plan coordinator in planning, scheduling and revising the MDS, including the implementation of RAPS and Triggers. Participate in the development of a written care plan form each resident. Develop and maintain a good rapport with all staff members including other departments. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.
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Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Delivered high-quality and compassionate nursing care. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. 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. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intra-cranial hematomas. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Perform with the highest level of professionalism and with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
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Coursework in Women's Health
Coursework in Diabetes Management
Coursework in Adult and Family Health
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