Patient-focused Registered Nurse with a background in geriatric care. Skilled care of adult patients with chronic and acute conditions. Effective clinical manager and preceptor looking for an opportunity with management and training responsibilities. RN with excellent communication and teaching skills.
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Pennsylvania.
Health and wellness expertise
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Skilled cardiac care nurse
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Psych and mental health care proficiency
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Familiarity with disease management programs
Wound cleaning/care expertise
Infection control standards expert
Flow sheet charting
Acute and rehabilitative care
IV drug therapy management
Colostomy care familiarity
Gastroenteral nutrition education
Medical clinical procedures comprehension
Teaching and mentoring new nursing staff.
Nursing tutor-medical surgical,psychology,ob/gyn.
Exceptionally good in planning and implementation of the educational programs.Provided both lecture-based and clinical instruction to students in patient care practices.Trained students on how to work as part of the medical team in hospital settings.
Nurse Manager January 2001 to CurrentGenesis Healthcare － Phila, PA
Promotes and restores patients' health by developing day-to-day management and long-term planning of the patient care area; directing and developing staff; collaborating with the physicians and multidisciplinary professional staff; providing physical and psychological support for patients, friends and staff.
Maintains nursing operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational and personal policies and procedures.
Leading the daily operations of the nursing staff to achieve quality performance and continuous, efficient functioning through exceptional nursing services.
Ensuring patient's comfort to highest possible degree, while meeting highest level of medical care and by establishing standards of nursing care for the unit, applying evidence-based standards and health care research.
Mentoring and training nursing staff in order to develop professional/collaborative nursing teams.
Handle all supervisory duties for the unit, overseeing registered and licensed practical nurses, nursing aides, medical clerks and support staff.
Attended to patients with emotional, mental, and behavioral disorders Gathered and documented data on patient's family history, symptoms, and medical history Performed comprehensive physical assessments to detect need for medical attention aside from mental health interventions.
Collaborated with other members of the health care team, such as psychologists, psychiatric nurses, and psychiatric social workers, to diagnose and treat patients with depression.
Medical-Surgical Charge Nurse January 1998 to January 2001Aria Torresdale Hospital － Phila, PA
Utilizes assessment skills and techniques to determine patient needs and condition upon admission and on an ongoing basis, responding appropriately.
Completes and documents the nursing admission assessment in a thorough and accurate manner as defined by unit policy.
Assesses the need for patient/family instruction.
Make rounds on all patients on the team.
Initiate, develop and document patient plan of care based on patient's assessment and medical diagnosis and setting priorities for nursing action in accordance with the unit's policy on time-frames.
Review and update the plan of care once every 24 hours or as necessary.
Develop patient teaching and discharge plan as necessary.
Collaborates with other health team members in planning and providing care.
Unit Manager/Supervisor January 1997 to January 1998St. John Newman Nursing Home － Phila, PA
Responsible for coordination, planning and implementation of residents care and services on a Long-Term Care Unit.
Directs staff, creates work assignments, and makes daily rounds to ensure each resident receives appropriate nursing care.
Created care plans to resolve and follow through on patient issues.
Charge Nurse January 1995 to January 1997Care Pavilion － Phila, PA
Nursing care for residents on a progressive post-acute/long-term unit.
Perform daily patient assessments and determine if consultation is necessary.
Implement, evaluate and document all patient care interventions and responses.
Administer oral and IV medications.
Dispenses medications and feeding via peg tube.
Formulates individualized nursing care plans using the nursing process.
Makes certain that each resident's physician and family are notified of any changes in the resident's well being.
Assists the medical director on rounds.
Educate patients and their families on disease processes, and other aspects of therapeutic regimens, including medication and pain management techniques.
Performs admission and discharge of residents.
Education and Training
Bachelors of Science : Nursing, 1991Christian Medical College － Vellore, 632004, IndiaNursing
Masters of Science : Nursing, APRN-FNP, 2014Graceland University － Lamoni, IANursing, APRN-FNP
English - speak fluently and read/write with high proficiency
Malayalam ,Tamil & Hindi - speak fluently and read/write with high proficiency
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