Accomplishments: As night-shift charge nurse provided safe nursing practice to 14 G-tube residents and 12 trachea patients on one unit. Their respiratory status were non-labored without aspirations episodes while on duty. I Ensured that high risk fall patients were in safety measures to prevent falls. Routine rounds were completed frequently by all assigned nursing staff to ensure the safety and dignity of our residents and to provide them with comfort and healthcare assistance.
Skills Used: Oral care provided. Trachea and suctioning care. Inertion of displaced G-tube training provivded by the DON. Ultrasounds were taken prior to uses. G-tube care completed, with placement and daily dressing changes. Auscultation of bowel sounds. Change out daily feedings, and syringes on shift. Administer feedings and medication parental. Oxygen therapy provided. Oxygen saturation and vital signs documented and reported. Air mattress completely inflated per setting and protocol. Wound care and daily skin assessments completed and documents. Safety measures for bed ridden patients were in place. Turning and positioning every hour and as needed while on shift.
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