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Professional Summary

Caring Home Health Nurse skillful in initiating plans of care, engaging patients in therapeutic activities and assessing patient needs. Dependable professional offering 1 years of experience rendering nursing services to homebound patients. Certified in Nurse Assistant and Medical Assistant. First-rate communication, time management and recordkeeping abilities.

Dedicated Home health nurse bringing 4-year background visiting patients in-home and performing array of nursing tasks, including conducting physical assessments, dressing wounds and assisting with bathing and grooming activities. Polite and courteous professional with in-depth knowledge of CPR and first aid. Committed to collaborating with physicians and families to provide quality patient care.

Attentive nursing professional presenting high level of care, patient assistance and patient care during each shift. Considered hardworking and driven. Ready for new opportunity to apply exceptional nursing skills in Healthcareer setting.

Enthusiastic Health Nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Healthcare industry.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Medication Administration
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Hospice Care
  • Bathing
  • Patient Bathing
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Emotional Support
  • Well visit procedures
  • Patient Assessments
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Collecting vitals
  • Home care
  • Sanitation
  • Preventative health
  • ADLs Assistance
  • Insurance Knowledge
  • Patient Information Collection
Education
Summerville High School Summerville, SC Expected in 05/2011 Diploma : Science - GPA :
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
  • Majored in Math
  • Minored in English
Centura College Charleston, SC Expected in 11/2014 Diploma : Medical Assistant - GPA :
  • Professional development completed in Nursing.
  • Continuing education in Health Care.
  • Graduated with 3.0 GPA
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 02/2022 Bachelor Of Criminal Justice : Criminal Justice - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.2 GPA
  • Majored in writing.
  • Minored in English.
PATCH Career Institue Charleston, SC, Expected in 07/2021 Certification : Certified Nurse Assistant - GPA :
  • Continuing education in Nursing.
  • Professional development completed in Nursing 2021.
Certifications
  • Medical Assistant Certification and Training - 2014
  • CertifiedMedication Tech - May 2021
  • CPR/First Aide/AED Certified and Training - 2014 recertification in 2021
  • Certified Nurse Assistant , Right at Home - 2021
  • BLS and AHA Training/ Certified - 2021
Work History
Bayada Home Health Care - Home Health Nurse
Fort Wayne, IN, 06/2015 - 06/2017
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Advised and coached patients progressing from hospitals, rehab facilities and other medical organizations to at-home treatment settings.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Delivered after-hours care to patients based on strict role-call rotations.
  • Collaborated with vendors to procure medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Supported personal care needs, including shopping for groceries, cleaning house and balancing accounts.
  • Determined and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Introduced changes to patient care plans based on regular evaluations and patient changes.
  • Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies, including Vitals and Weights to keep patient charts updated.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and Healthcare workshops.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
Bayada Home Health Care - Home Health Caregiver
Framingham, MA, 06/2017 - 04/2018
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to provide healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updaed.
  • Provided transportation and appointments management.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve skills.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Delivered compassionate care to improve and enhance patient lives.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Promoted development of healthy lifestyle to meet health and wellness objectives.
  • Completed required medical and program reports and maintained medical records system, program filing system and EHR, following clinic standard operating procedures.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium - Medical Assistant
Haines, AK, 11/2014 - 05/2015
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and License to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Ambulated, turned and positioned patients.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Compiled necessary documents for surgical billing packages.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Prepared initial patient charts for admission.
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Monitored patients' response to dialysis therapy and reported any unusual findings to nurse supervisor.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Prepared patients for X-rays, electrocardiograms, suture removal and dressing changes.
  • Ordered and prepared reagents and supplies.
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
Bayada Home Health Care - Home Health Nurse
Glenolden, PA, 01/2021 - Current
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Advised and coached patients progressing from hospitals, rehab facilities and other medical organizations to at-home treatment settings.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Delivered after-hours care to patients based on strict role-call rotations.
  • Supported personal care needs, including shopping for groceries, cleaning house and balancing accounts.
  • Determined and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Introduced changes to patient care plans based on regular evaluations and patient changes.
  • Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Identified Allergic Reaction and Health conditions by conducting health screenings and reviewing patient histories.
  • Administered medications to numerous of patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and Healthcare workshops.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies, including Vital Signs and Weights to keep patient charts updated.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising Caregivers.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Summerville High School
  • Centura College
  • University of Phoenix
  • PATCH Career Institue

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Nurse
  • Home Health Caregiver
  • Medical Assistant
  • Home Health Nurse

Degrees

  • Diploma
  • Diploma
  • Bachelor Of Criminal Justice
  • Certification

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