Compassionate Registered Nurse completed BSN in 2004. Health care experience includes providing skilled care in Telemetry, obstetrics/gynecology, med/surg and orthopedic nursing. Desire the full-time care coordinator position at GVPC or the Pre-op/PACU position at the Canyonview Surgery Center to expand my knowledge and experience in my nursing career.
Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado
Provide nursing care to acutely ill and post-operative patients according to physician orders. Implement independent decision making within nursing scope of practice. Initiate and manage various nursing responsibilities such as thorough patient assessment, blood transfusions, wound care, medication administration, IV-therapy, isolation precautions, respiratory care, urinary catheter care, NG tubes, colostomy care, central lines. Ensure holistic nursing by assessing psych/social needs of patient and family. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team. Provide patient and family education.
Maintain and assist patient with proper body mechanics following orthopedic surgery according to physician orders. Follow patient pathways for specific orthopedic surgical procedures. Provide coumadin teaching.
Work as the sole RN in OB/GYN private practice. Provide direct physician assistance with routine gynecological/obstetric exams, ultrasounds, IV infusion as well as in office surgical procedures (D&C, colposcopy, Essure, Artificial Insemination). Initiate and interpret electronic fetal monitoring. Perform necessary patient education related to womens health. Manage infertility protocols according to physician orders. Perform phone triage. Track and maintain medication inventory for entire practice. Perform electronic medical charting.
Provide acute and post-acute cardiac care. EKG initiation and interpretation.Assist in cardioversion procedures administering conscious sedation medications under physician supervision. Manage cardiac iv-therapy including central lines. Assist in inguinal sheath removal procedures. Provide patient/family education to improve and maintain cardiac health. Collaboration with interdisciplinary team members to ensure positive patient outcomes.
Graduated Cum Laude
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