Strong, innovative leader skills
Articulate, enthusiastic communicator
Well developed communicator
Well developed interpersonal skills
Promotes cohesive team environment
Loyal team player and charge nurse
Well developed charge nurse
Experienced PICC nurse
Responsible for direct patient care under the supervision of staff nurses. Obtained vital signs, assisted with daily cares, assisted staff nurses with admissions and discharges.
Assisted charge nurse with preparing rooms for admissions, obtaining linens, making beds, retrieving proper equipment needed for individual patients.
Assisted nurses by visiting with patients and families; assisting them with their needs within the scope of a student's practice.
Provided high quality health care and support for adult patients and monitored their recovery during treatment, with strict adherence to the established health and quality standards.
Responsible for the setup and organization of the patient's rooms prior to admission, ensure the presence of essential amenities and necessary medical equipment.
Performed IV placement procedures, assisted providers with procedures, administered medications for treatment and assisted with wound care.
Prepared patients and families for treatments; ensured patient's and families' needs were met.
NICU nurse for level IV NICU, responsible for direct patient care of critically ill neonates. Maintain equipment, including multiple ventilators; high frequency oscillators, Jet ventilation, inhaled Nitric Oxide, monitoring ABGs/CBGs, care for infants requiring full body hypothermia, monitor patients closely, acutely aware of clinical changes in a patient's status, anticipate patient's and families' needs, provide a caring and safe environment and provide high quality care for the highest acuity of neonates.
Insertion and maintains peripheral IV's and peripherally inserted central lines.
Permanent charge nurse, extensive experience with strong ability to manage competing priorities with ease to produce quality patient outcomes in a busy high stress environment. Responsible for managing, supervising and assisting the nursing staff, providing administrative support, assessing and designing plan of care that is individualized to the patient and unit needs. Proficiently addresses and assists in solving problems among staff and works with upper management to discuss and problem solve personnel/administrative issues. Create patient/nurse assignments, maintain adequate support and supplies and inform staff of changes to protocols. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills; provide crucial conversations with staff and families.
Superuser for EPIC, evaluated impact of information systems on staff workflow, provided support and training during the go-live phases, worked with informatics council to handle problems with charting,continue to assess and supervise the accuracy of work and documentation of data.
Member of the supply and equipment committee, stay abreast of supply changes, shortages and address the need for supplies on a need and demand basis. Attend meetings to continue education of new equipment available, assess the need for new equipment. Advocate for proper amount of supplies and equipment for the workflow of the unit.
American Heart Association; Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - Current
Neonatal Resuscitation Certification - NRP - Current
Excelled in early in nursing career as RN/nurse leader (1996-present) and hospital staff nurse (1990-1996), with commendations for quality total patient care and strong leadership.
Known as a loyal team player and charge nurse with an unwavering commitment to providing quality care and preventive medicine advocacy.
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