Registered Nurse with over 13 years experience in Labor and Delivery. Dependable, organized, can multi-task and work well with others.
Advanced Fetal Monitoring
*Provide patient centered care for mothers during their ante-partum period, induction, labor, and/or cesarean section.
*Evaluate patients in the triage area and provide necessary treatments including administration of tocolytics, IV hydration, Magnesium initiation, sterile speculum exams, Amnisure tests, etc.
*Circulate for scheduled and/or emergency cesarean sections and recover in PACU.
*Initiate bonding with parents and newborns using the "Baby Friendly" process.
*Successfully completed training to Newborn Nursery, Mother Baby Care Unit, and Labor and Delivery consecutively.
*Cared for laboring mothers through delivery, recovery and cared for newborns post delivery.
*Started inductions with prostin gel, cervidil, or cytotec. Managed Pitocin, inserted IUPC's and FECG's.
*Preceptered newly graduated nurses in the process of Labor&Delivery throughout their 12 weeks preceptership and new hires.
*Performed tasks associated with the Charge Nurse role for Labor and Delivery that included staff assignments, next shift staffing, assist in emergent cases, triage, and support team members.
*Instructed students enrolled in the accelerated B.S.program intheir OB clinical rotation at Little Company of Mary Hospital.
*Ensured their objectives were met regarding newborn assessment, assisting with vaginal and cesarean deliveries, care of the postpartum patient.
*Observed medication administration, head-to-toe assessment of laboring and postpartum patients, and discharge teaching.
*Care plan review and grading of a teaching presentation to their peers at post conference.
*Instructed students enrolled with the accelerated B.S. program for their OB clinical rotation at Anaheim Memorial Hospital.
*Coordinated student assignments in cooperation with staff nurses of the unit.
*Assisted in helping students provide culturally sensitive nursing care for patients and their families.
*Care plan review and grading of teaching projects.
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