Strong patient care skills working within hospital, clinic, and home/health setting.
Hardworking and energetic, flexible, adapt easily to change of environment and work schedule.
Maintain critical thinking skills essential to providing competent and dignified patient care.
Personable with positive attitude, interface effectively with patients, families, physicians, and nursing staff.
Licensed Practical Nurse, Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification CPR certified through American Heart Association
Investigate,track,trend, and perform follow-up monitoring recieved from community leaders, family members, providers, medical practioners and other state/county agencies. Collect factual information related to quality of health care issues brought to the attention of the Chief Correctional Officer and make recommendations for corrective action to resolve the issue and prevent reocurrence. Directed the installation of improved work methods and procedures to achieve agency objectives. Routinely evaluated the overall inmate care within the facilities and diligently enforced high standards of concerns. monitor performance indicators by reviewing policies, patterns of providers and sanction processes.
Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.Charted and recorded information in client files.Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.Evaluated patients for psychiatric services and psychotropic medications.Evaluated patients to determine potential need to transfer to specialized inpatient mental health facilities.Administered medication to patients presenting serious risk of danger to themselves and Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.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.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Tested glucose and administered injections.Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.Executed appropriate risk-assessment and mitigation strategies.
Coursework in Community and Public HealthCoursework in Health Service Policy and AnalysisCoursework in Acute Care NursingCoursework in Women's HealthCoursework in Adult and Family Health
agency budgets and contracts, CPR, First Aid, hiring,payroll, policies, processes, staff training, Quality Assurance
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