Experienced, degreed skilled nursing professional with over thirteen years' clinical, managerial/supervisory and support experience in a variety of health care environments with ability to communicate effectively with patients, clients, customers, other professionals and support staff. Career experience spans bottom-up employment from STNA/home health aide, licensed practice nursing to registered nurse supervisor/case manager. Clinical experience also includes medical surgical nursing, and seven years' work on a Vent and Trach unit. Qualities include inherent passion for providing exceptional, individualized, quality care to every patient. Good listener, open-minded with a positive attitude. Patient, detail-oriented problem solver and team player.
Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel); Internet research
Versed in electronic medical records systems including P Version and Point Click Care
Comprehensive medication administration, including G Tube.
Comprehensive treatments including safe and accurate insulin administration.
Colostomy care and irrigation.
Wound cleaning/care expertise.
IV drug therapy.
Skilled cardiac nursing.
Psychiatric and mental health proficiency.
Acute and rehabilitative care.
Sterile dressing changes.
Excellent aseptic and sterile techniques
STNA Train the Trainer
CPR and First Aid Performed established tasks associated with patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement
of processes and treatments consistent with accepted ethical, independent decision-making process and medical
Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and
improving medical protocols and guidelines
Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high
Compliance with state and federal regulations.
Assisted patents with post-surgery healing and recovery.
06/2013 to 12/2014
Unit ManagerRegency Manor － Columbus, Ohio
Provided comprehensive, professional nursing care to residents as follows:.
Assessed residents, and analyze obtained information to develop appropriate interventions to prevent decline in health status.
Recorded signs of change in condition, notifies appropriate staff per facility protocol.
Evaluated weight loss, decline in ambulation, development of skin breakdown and other changes in patients.
Observed conditions that indicate possible need for restorative nursing programs and then notify appropriate staff per facility protocol for need of further evaluation.
Administer medications and treatments to residents; monitor administration of intravenous fluids; places orders for medication with the pharmacy.
Communicated with physician to report changes in patients' conditions, when appropriate.
Direct the team functions of the nursing activities in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Responded to emergencies.
Evaluated effectiveness and efficacy of medications and treatments.
Determined need for appropriate ambulance service if needed and notify family of residents' transfers/admissions to hospital.
Maintained up-to-date knowledge of the financial aspects of nursing operations and provide accurate documentation of all services in order to assure reimbursement.
Ensured that a clean, comfortable and safe environment for residents is maintained at all times and assure that resident needs are met.
Participated in the development of a written care plan and assessment for each resident and review and revise as appropriate.
Made referrals when appropriate.
Program CoordinatorUltimate Care Supported Living
Medication administration, money management, staff supervision, bathing and cleaning.
Bachelor of Science : Nursing Associate of Science A Coursework in pediatric, adult and family health
Licensed Practical Nursing, Brown Mackie College, Findlay, Ohio Coursework in peditriatic, adult and family health.
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