Caring Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and 17 years experience in a vast array of patient care and supervisory roles.
Medication administration expert
ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
Psych and mental health care proficiency
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Committed to compliance reporting
Diagnostic tools experience
Body mechanics knowledge
Medical clinical procedures comprehension
Infection control standards expert
Computerized charting specialist
Strong medical ethic
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
06/2017 to Current
Forensic Psychiatric NurseStein SNAMHS － Las Vegas, NevadaAccurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
02/2017 to 06/2017
Infirmary NurseCoffee Creek Correctional facility － Wilsonville, OregonRecorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
09/2015 to 06/2017
Summerplace/Riverwood Assisted Living /Director of Health ServicesPrestige Care Inc. － Vancouver, WashingtonDisciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Supervised 2 Providers, behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. other practitioners and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
01/2015 to 06/2017
Institutional NurseOregon Youth Association － Warrenton, OregonEvaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
02/2013 to 07/2015
Director of Health Services Assisted LivingAvamere － Seaside, OregonTested glucose and administered injections. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: REGISTERED NURSEPortland Community college － Portland, OR, UNITED STATESMember of Phi Theta Kappa, President for 2 years, Student Nurses Assoc.