Provided direct nursing care to infants up to the young adult age group.
Performed technical skills, including medication administration.
Assisted physicians with procedures.
Performed nurse triage to patients, schools, and other health care facilities.
Floated to the Obstetrics and Gynecology department to meet the staffing needs of the clinic.
07/1997 to 05/1999
Registered NurseSioux Valley Hospital － Sioux Falls, SD
Worked on the Surgical Cardiology Unit.
Provided nursing care to cardiac, plastic, vascular, and general surgical patients, as well as trauma patients.
Floated to Cardiology Unit as needed.
Performed technical skills, medication administration, and telemetry monitoring.
Organized and analyzed data, and followed pertinent integrated clinic pathways, standards of care, and nursing diagnoses.
Acted as a preceptor for new staff, and assisted with nurse aide skills validations.
09/1995 to 07/1997
Assistant Director of NursingMeadowlane Health Care Center － Benson, MN
Assisted the Director of Nursing in overall operation of the facility in accordance with company policies, standards of nursing practices, and government regulations, and maintained excellent care of all Resident's needs.
Carried out, coordinated, and managed administrative functions and programs which included documentation of medical records, skin care program, MDS assessments, case mix review, care plans, staff scheduling, selection, training, and orientation.
Filled in as Director of Nursing, charge nurse, and other nursing positions as needed.