Latresha Wade would like to describe herself as a Energetic and motivational Registered Nurse and a leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. I am Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes. I feel that I am a Loyal, collaborative Nurse with a steadfast commitment to quality care and preventative care advocacy, I am a Fully credentialed RN with experience providing compassionate care in a hospital environment, I am a Patient-focused Registered Nurse with a background in geriatric care, Supervisor experience, Wound care, Serious Mental illness and most of all a Caring Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and 6 years of experience in geriatric care and 5 years as LPN and 2 years as RN with excellent communication and teaching skills. I feel that i can be a Team-oriented Registered Nurse with strong track record of establishing solid relationships with clients, co-workers, administration and local agencies.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Certified nursing assistant
Certified in Proficiency
BLS-Basic Life Support
As A mental health nurse I have Monitored patients prescribed with psychotropic medications to assess the medications' effectiveness and side effects, I have assisted with Conducting psychiatric evaluations and executed medication management for both inpatient and outpatient facilities,Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notesI have Worked with parents and Veterans to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques and Served as lead staff for patients with bipolar, depression, anxiety and personality disorders I have Developed comprehensive treatment plans for patients diagnosed with opioid addiction and Charted and recorded information in client files,Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.
As the DON is was able to oversee the entire nursing department ( LPN,RN,CNAS,LCNA,Restorative) As the interim DON I was responsible for Coordinated all department functions for team of at least 86 employees, Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency,Coordinated meetings with other departments managers and served as main liaison between staff, I Improved communication efficiency as primary liaison between departments, clients and vendors, Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency.
As a agency nurse I was responsible for going to different places such as the correction center, the state hospital and long term care facilities. We established billing where the agency needed help at I Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records,Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit, Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues, Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
As a Long Term Care worker I was able to Evaluate patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow,Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care,Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care,Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients,Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height,Skillfully performed suture removals for patients and Supervised numerous employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
As a Agency worker i was responsible for Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records, Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments,Provided necessary health education training for patients. I arrived to the facility I was unaware of the assignment until I got there and i was suppose to fill in and fill the roll that was assigned to me.
This was a long term care facility and as the nurse at this facility I was over Resolving and clarifying issues with patient medications and collaborated with local pharmacies, Ensured that Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma and Supporting patients with customized patient teaching tools, I Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care and Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care while Providing quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures I Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient and Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, and acute diseases while Acting as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 15-20 high acuity patients per shift.
This also was a long term facility that held primarily geriatrics patients and responsible for wound management. Also I Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team,Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics. As the wound care nurse I was responsible for ensuring that the management of skin integrity was maintained and that geriatrics were keep safe with accordance with the OLTC and that medication were given within a accordance time with OLTC. I also Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, vision and hearing tests,Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs,rectal tube, G-tube, J-tube, and regular catheter insertion.
This agency provided care to the elderly in there home or there place of residency my job description included Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets,Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients,Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters,Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming,Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment,Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.Documented resident records on daily flow sheets,Assisted with ADLs.
As the nurse tech on this floor i was primarily responsible for assisting the M.D. and other nurse with labor and delivery of their newborns, I was responsible for setting up the OR for STAT C-Sections and Vaginal Deliveries. We also as a team work tubal litigations, sterilizing instrument,Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow,Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure,Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care,Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies,Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Coursework in Registered Nursing
Academic Achievement Award
Coursework in Nursing
Coursework in Women's Health
Coursework in Adult and Family Health
Member of Beta Club
N.A.P.P.I (Non-Abusive Psychological and Physical Intervention This is a 2 day training certification that was present to me as an agency worker for the Arkansas Sstate Hospital which is a hospital for the mental illness ranging from children to older adults. This was a course that taught the staff how to protect themselves psychological from situations that would results in getting hurt. This certification was approved by the OLTC for 2 years.
Certification to administer TUBERCULIN Skin test with this certification the department of health made the OLTC facilities responsible for administering TB test with there employees, with this certification i was able to administer TB testing and read the appropriate induration for positive reactors or converters in regulation with the Arkansas Department of Health-TB Division
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