A self-motivated, hard working, well rounded, Registered Nurse with BSN and 20+ years nursing experience in a variety of areas including supervisory and managerial.
Registered Nurse in the State of CT, License number E57366
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1995 to present
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification Mar 2011 - Mar 2013
TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course May 2010 - May 2012
Directed facility's LPN clinical program. Recorded students' medical history, vital statistics and test results to ensure they are meeting the basic standards of the program. Ensure they are completing appropriate number of hours in the clinical setting. Supervised other practitioners assist recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations. Created and maintained all absentee calendars, nurse schedules and staff meeting minutes, as related to clinical
Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in LPN program. Routinely met with students regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions. Developed, administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner. Coordinated after school tutoring hours to help students in need of extra attention. Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom instructional techniques from students. Implemented student discipline measures, as required
Ran the day-to-day operations of 120 bed skilled nursing facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines. Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff. Cooperated with other health related agencies and organizations. Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations. Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed. Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development. Established and maintained positive relationships with government regulators, residents, families, other area health care providers, physicians and community at large. Monitored the nursing and operation of support departments to ensure that resident needs were met and facility was properly maintained.
Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management for critically ill clients. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow for same. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all. Provided sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Managed team of medical support personnel. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
Responsible for direct hands on care of acutely ill, traumatized, and mentally ill clients. Development of skills including prioritizing, emergency management, and care of clients with neurological, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, and mental health emergencies. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Administered IV therapy, delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
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