One year as Registered Nurse with focus on critical care and family practice, working on a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Desire a full-time position in a professional healthcare setting.
Registered Nurse (RN) License 2015- Present
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2015-Present
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2015-Present
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification 2016-Present
ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
Committed to compliance reporting
Broad medical terminology knowledge
Strong medical ethic
Health and wellness expertise
Skilled in conducting physical examination
IV drug therapy management
Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse, 10/2015 to CurrentWheaton Fransican Healthcare － Waterloo, IARecorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Administered IV therapy, set up PCA's. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines regarding pain control. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
Convenient Care Medical Assistant, 06/2014 to 10/2015Wheaton Fransican Healthcare － Waterloo, IAAccurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies. Tested glucose and administered injections. Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
Family Practice Medical Assistant, 06/2012 to 03/2014Wheaton Fransican Healthcare － Waterloo, IAOrganized, updated and maintained over 200 patient charts. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics. Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met. Managed team of medical support personnel.
Family Practice Medical Assistant, 10/2009 to 09/2011Mercy Hospitals and Clinics － Des Moines, IASimultaneously served as lead health care provider. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Assisted physicians in focus studies.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science:Nursing,2017Kaplan University － Cedar Falls, IA, USA
Associate of Science:Nursing,2015Kaplan University － Cedar Falls, IA, USA
Associate of Science:Medical Assisting,2009Kaplan University － Cedar Falls, IA, USA
High School Diploma:General,2007Ackley Geneva Wellsburg Steamboat Rock Schools － Ackley, Iowa, USA