I have been a Rn for 6 years. Three years experience atURHCS as a PCU Cardiac Nurse. Also, I was trained as a charge nurse. I received numerous achievements from patient satisfaction. I was also trained in several skills such as line and tubes, BCLS, AClS, Basic Arrhythmias, IV Therapy, Phlebotomy, etc. I then went to Red River Hospital and trained in psychiatric nursing. I have been a charge nurse up to a house supervisor.
I am currently at MSU in the BSN program and plan to graduate December 2013.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification issued 7-26-11 expired 7-20-13
CPI certified expired April 2013
Registered Nurse TX#744147
Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.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.Managed team of medical support personnel.Provided patient diagnosis under strict time constraints.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Headed onboarding process for new nursing staff.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.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.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
Member of Student Nursing Association
Junior College Academic Achievement Award
SNA Outstanding Nursing Student Award
Outstanding Student Nurse Award Vernon College 2007
I am currently enrolled at MSU RN to BSN program. Plan to graduate in December 2013. I hope to be accepted into the graduate program to pursue my Nurse Practitioner.
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