Flexible and dedicated Registered Nurse with 8 years of CNA experience providing quality care
to geriatric patients. Currently seeking position in clinical decision unit at Advocate Sherman Hospital.Able to work collaboratively with other members of the health care team as well as independently. Self-motivated professional with strong commitment in delivering quality nursing care.
Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois, License number 041.437641
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Assisted residents with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming and meals.
Assessed vitals signs such as blood pressure, temperature, and glucose readings.
Documented pertinent resident information per facility policy.
Reported physical, behavioral and psychological changes of residents to charge nurse.
Maintained a clean, orderly and stocked environment in resident rooms.
Adhered to safety and privacy guidelines set forth by facility at all times.
Maintained therapeutic relationship with residents and family members.
Directly reported to owner Laurie Compton about concerns regarding residents on a weekly basis.
Assessed , planned, implemented and evaluated the care of 36 geriatric residents within a 22 room facility.
Made daily resident assignments for certified nursing assistants.
Administered PO, intramuscular, subcutaneous and G-tube medications as ordered.
Utilized time management skills to maximize productivity while maintaining safe and quality care.
Supervised up to 7 certified nursing assistants and ensured safe and quality care for all residents.
Accurately documented pertinent resident data per facility policy.
Directly reported to owner, Laurie Compton of concerns regarding residents.
Performed in-depth assessments on patients in various units including Ortho/ Neuro, Labor and Delivery and Adult med/ Peds
Prioritized patients based on the severity of their needs.
Collaborated with members of the health care team to plan, implement and evaluate care for patients.
Administered IV,PO, NG and G-tube medications as ordered.
Accurately documented pertinent patient data on the electronic health record system.
Performed IV, Foley catheter and NG insertions on several patients.
Educated patients and their families on disease processes, treatment plans and medications.
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