Energetic, motivational, patient-focused Registered Nurse, with a background in geriatric care, and a leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes.
Registered Nurse in the State of PA, License number RN608238
Registered Nurse in the State of NY, License number 664035-1
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Assistant Manager07/2016 － CurrentDunkin DonutsElmira, NY
Assistant Manager08/2013 － 12/2015Dunkin DonutsParkside, PA
Unit Manager08/2011 － 06/2012Fair Acres Geriatric CenterLima, PA
Managed 2 units with 98 beds in a facility with 980 beds.
Set up, and monitor invasive equipment and devices such as colostomy or tracheostomy, catheters, gastrointestinal tubes, and central lines.
Perform administrative duties that facilitate admission, transfer, or discharge of patients.
Leading a meeting with other healthcare departments to assure patients are receiving highest level of care
Distinguish between normal and abnormal development and age related physiological and behavioral changes in acute critical and chronic illness.
Manage patient pain relief and sedation by providing and monitoring of pharmacologic intervention.
Perform emergency medical procedures such as BLS.
Document data related to patients' care including assessment results, interventions, medications and patient responses or treatment changes.
Supervisory and nursing administrative duties including but not limited to directly reporting to the department of health.
Monitoring and evaluation of new wounds and existing wounds measurements and treatments.
Staff Nurse05/2010 － 08/2011Fair Acres Geriatric CenterLima, PA
monitored between 22 to 43 patients on a unit.
Integrate advanced knowledge and experience in delivering safe, effective quality care to geriatric clients in primary care.
Administer and monitor medication regimen while recommending adjustments to ensure adherence and pain relief.
Assess the patient's mental status and cognitive skills
Understand patient's acute and chronic health issues.
Discuss common health concerns, such as falls, incontinence, changing sleep patterns with patients, family and other health care team to provide highest level of care.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
delegated tasks and care of patients ADLs to other team members
performed initial admission body assessment and obtained vitals signs, weight, and height while initiating care plans.
Coordinated with doctors and other health care providers to provide high quality dignified life style for each patient.
Nurse Extern06/2008 － 06/2009Thomas Jefferson University HospitalPhiladelphia, PA
Worked on post-operative unit treating ENT, Neurology, and Respiratory patients rotating to epilepsy unit
Phlebotomist03/2005 － 12/2006Brookside Clinical LaboratoryBrookhaven, PA
Bi-lingual in English and Gujarati/Hindi
Administrative duties to facilitate Admission knowledge
Wound cleaning/care expertise
IV drug therapy management
Colostomy and Tracheostomy care familiarity
Medical clinical procedures comprehension
Specimen collection/processing proficiency
Foley catheter insertion and management familiarity
Education and Training
2009Bachelor of Science:Widener University - NursingChester, PA, USA
Eta Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Honors Society
Breakthrough to Nursing Chair, Student Nurses Association
2004Certified Medical Assistant:Cittone Institute - Medical AssistantPlymouth Meeting, PA, USA4.0 GPA