Chemotherapy Infusion Center nurse certified by the Oncology Nursing Society for Baptist Hospital, Pensacola Fl.
Endoscopy procedures nurse also performing pre-op and post-op nursing duties for Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola Florida.
Interventional Radiology sedation nurse, also performing pre-op and post-op nursing duties Interventional Radiology at Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola Florida.
Medical Surgical unit nurse for White County Medical Center, Searcy Arkansas. Experience with primary care and education for patients and the family. Communicating directly with physicians and their staff.
Skilled Infusion Nurse coordinates and administers infusion activities to deliver compassionate patient care to meet standards of practice. Coordinates and performs infusion nursing care for patients in clinical and home setting and works cooperatively with patient, family and multidisciplinary team to establish priorities and goals of patient care. Monitors patient and processes to identify areas for performance improvement to enhance quality of care delivery and improve patient outcomes.
Administers chemotherapy infusions to cancer patients. Verifying correct dosages. Ordering and interpreting lab studies tailored to individual treatment. Providing education to patients and family.
Familiar with various chemotherapy regimens and associated medications as a chemotherapy nurse.
Performed various other non-chemotherapy related infusions including blood transfusions, IV antibiotics, IV Iron, Phlebotomies, etc...
Experience in titration schedules as well as other special administration and handling requirements.
Handled chemotherapeutic cytotoxic spills.
Treated allergic reactions safely.
Ensured correct drug dosages were calculated according to pt's current BSA.
Managed the side-effects of cancer treatments.
Provide cancer education to the patient and family.
Evaluated patients status regularly and provided appropriate care and support/
Supported patients and family throughout the chemotherapy regimen.
Assessed patients undergoing radiation therapy.
Participated in clinical research and on-going education
Assisted Physicians in performing Endoscopic procedures to include: Esophogastroduodinoscopy or EGD
Specimen collection and processing
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy tube (PEG Tube) placement and replacement.
Cauterization, including Argon Gas Cauterization.
Pre-op/Post-op nursing including patient and family education.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
Kept detailed records of nursing assessments, administered treatments and medication, discharge procedures and follow-up care needs.
Performed as sedation nurse assisting the patient through the surgical procedure and communicating to the physician all pertinent status of the patient. Keeping the family informed during procedures.
-Pre-op assessment and preparation
-The surgical procedure itself
-Post-op nursing and assessment
-Patient and family education
-Arranging follow up care
Performed in the role of charge nurse on occasion.
Prepared and administered contrast materials, radiopharmaceuticals, anesthetic and antispasmodic drugs for imaging procedures.
Handled private and confidential information in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, including HIPAA.
Charismatic, energetic nurse who quickly establishes rapport with patients, family and colleagues.
Assisted families by answering questions, supplying general information and providing frequent updates on patient progress.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Partnered with the team of Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
Coordinated with doctors and nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up Patient Controlled Anestesia pump, reviewed post-op orders and oriented patients to the unit.
Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards.
Connected with patients and families from variety of cultural and economic backgrounds to establish and maintain open communication for improved patient outcomes.
Communicated medical information and discharge instructions to patients and families to reduce return visits.
Oncology Nursing Society Certified
Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) Certification (2011 to present)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification (2011 to present)
Certified Nurses Aid since 2011
Graduated Cum Laude with a 3.6 GPA
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