Motivated, compassionate operating room circulating nurse providing quality care to a variety of surgical patients. Detail-oriented, proactive nurse with ability to cooperate and collaborate with all members of the OR team. Patient advocate ensuring safe and responsive care to all patients.
09/2015 - Current
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center － Nashua, NHCirculating Nurse
· Operating room circulating nurse for various surgical specialities, including general, breast, gynecological, orthopedic, plastics and reconstructive, urology, robotic assisted surgery, colorectal, orthopedic, and vascular. Successful completion of AORN Periop 101 course.
· Monitor and maintain a safe and and sterile environment for all patients and staff. Documenting patient progress and care provided by the OR team. Maintain supplies and assuring sterility and cleanliness in the operative setting. Obtain and care for specimens appropriately according to hospital procedure. Use of operating room equipment accurately and efficiently. Serving as an advocate for patients under anesthesia and communicating effectively with all members of the OR team.
01/2015 - 09/2015
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital － Bradford, MAStaff Nurse
· Provide high quality care for
patients in an acute care rehabilitation hospital, clinical duties including
full patient assessments, documentation, medication administration, NG and
g-tube care, pain management, admissions, discharges, IV therapy, wound care
including wound vac therapy, TPN, oxygen therapy, colostomy care, peritoneal
dialysis, blood transfusions, IV insertion, catheter insertion/care,
phlebotomy, and tracheostomy care.
03/2014 - 01/2015
Pine Knoll Nursing Center & Rehab － Lexington, MACharge Nurse
·Provide high quality care as part
of a multi-disciplinary team for short and long term residents on a 40 bed unit.
Delegation, supervision, and evaluation of all resident care provided by other
RNs, LPNs, and CNAs.
· Assess patients, inform
physicians, families, unit managers, record information, initiate
interventions, educate on risks and benefits, evaluate and document in clinical
record, follow through on physician orders and develop and supervise
implementation of plan of care. Facilitate admissions, transfers, and
discharges. Carry out physician orders of
medication and treatment with cases such as: rehabilitation, G-tube feedings,
wound-vac therapy, hospice, use of peripheral, midline and PICC lines for IV
therapy, colostomy, and dementia/Alzheimer's care.