Compassionate and energetic Registered Nurse with over two years experience specializing in a combined 32 bed cardiac IMC/ telemetry unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Desire a nursing position that will further my career development in a collaborative and innovative work setting.
Registered Nurse, State of Massachusetts <2011, present="">
Registered Nurse, State of Maryland <2011-present>
Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certification <2012-present>
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification <2006-present>
Certified Nursing Assistant <2010-2011>
Provide quality, evidence based care to a wide variety of cardiacpatients in a culturally diverse setting. Conduct frequent assessments, implement ongoing orders, and participate in patient rounding to facilitate congruent care and patient advocacy. Thoroughly document all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and ongoing CHF education. Received patient satisfaction award for exceptional service and compassion towards all patients and family members.
Provided direct patient care for minor to severe medical concerns in the ED, rated a level II trauma center. Primary responsibilities included performing EKG's, obtaining vital signs, lab specimens, managing heart monitors, recognizing and reporting irregular findings and assisting in trauma/code situations. Dealt with a diverse population of patients from elderly to pediatric, including those with mental health conditions.
Delivered personalized and compassionate care to a temporary & long term elderly patient population. Aided in optimizing the patient's quality of life by assisting with activities of daily living, meals, exercise, and safety assurance. This position provided a strong understanding of basic patient care, time management, communication and how to establish a good rapport with patients.
Graduated with Honors / Distinction [3.59] GPA
Member of Golden Key International Honor Society
Student Nursing Organization
Massachusetts General HospitalWinter/Spring 2011
Senior Practicum: Cardiac Step Down Unit (Ellison 10)
Worked 294 hours with an experienced RN to refine nursing skills, decision making, knowledge and understanding of the nurses role in a specialized cardiac setting. Responsible for full patient assignments, documentation, medication administration and coordination of care to optimize skills and critical thinking ability.
Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Fall 2010; Behavioral Health Rotation; Adult Psychiatric Unit
Exeter Main Street School, Fall 2010; Community Health Rotation;School Nurse
Exeter Hospital, Spring 2009; Maternal & Pediatric Rotation; Labor and Delivery Unit
Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Fall 2009; Medical/Surgical Rotation; Orthopedic Unit
Elliot Hospital, Spring 2008; Intro toNursing Clinical; Medical/Surgical Unit
BARCS Animal Shelter, Baltimore, MD 2012-Present
Influenza Immunization Clinic, UNH Health services (2009)
Mothers of Multiples, New Hampshire Seacoast Area (2010-2011)
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