Nine years of experience in primary care; Geriactric, Behavioral, Alzheimer/Dementia, Skilled, and Rehab long term care. Maintained strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking long term role in any aspect of this field.Excellent communication skills. Strong desire to focus on preventative care and health education.
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Licensed Practical Nurse in State Of Indiana #27053843A
Licensed Practical Nurse in State Of Kentucky #2038467
Committed to compliance reporting
Strong medical ethic
Trained in in- and out-patient care
IV drug therapy management
Colostomy care familiarity
Wound care specialist
Alzheimer/Dementia and Behavior training.Years of admissions experience.
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Wound cleaning/care expertise
Acute and rehabilitative care
Body mechanics knowledge
Specimen collection/processing proficiency
I am the charge nurse for 47 residents. I delegate responsibilites to CNA's
I maintain all safety for residents. I oversee all aspects of the unit, including safety, activities, meals and medication administration. Interact with family members on a daily basis, as well as confer with the Physicians.
The main area I focused in, was the Alzheimer/Dementia Unit. However, I worked on the Skilled and Rehab units as well. I was utilized throughout the facility. I would pick up any extra shifts where I was needed. I was a Charge Nurse. I had to leave the position due to an immediate member of my family became critically ill. I had to go out of state to attend to the situation.
I was a Charge Nurse on Highly skilled unit. I had 32 residents. Numerous G-Tubes, Traches, I.V.s and H.I.V.+ residents. Very fast paced. Numerous admissions on a daily basis. I worked on the unit until Feb. of 2001. I was asked to move to the Rehab Unit, due to the need of a strong admissions nurse. I was told that I worked very well independently. I was informed by my Directer, that she needed a strong confident individual.
In April of 2001, My parents were almost killed by a drunk driver, and I had to resign my position at that time, due to I had to go and care for them after their hospital stay due to surgery.
I was offered employment on a rehab unit. I was moved to various units on a daily basis due to low census. My unit was closed. There were no hours for me to obtain. I submitted my resignation, and took a position at Brownsboro Hills in Nov. of 2009.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test resultsin medical records.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.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
IV Certified CPR Certified PPD Certified Alzheimer/ Dementia training
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