Nursing RN recent graduate seeking to use learned skills and knowledge to assist your hospital in a nursing role. Responsible with excellent communication skills demonstrated by years of experience in healthcare. Proven to handle any medical emergency or situation, with the required skill set to perform under pressure. Excellent interpersonal skills and a dedicated worker with a sense of purpose. Possess an Associate in Nursing.
WV RN License - expected January 2015
American heart association cpr certification
Nursing Assistant, 01/2013
to Current CAMC
CAMC Health System / 7 & 3 South General Division Charleston, WV Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
Collect patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.
Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment.
Supported diagnostic procedures, assisted with technical nursing treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
Assisted patients with ambulation and crutch walking.
Transported patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and beds.
Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
Precertification Specialist, 01/2007
to 01/2013 David Lee Cancer Center @ CAMC – Charleston,
Answer calls from physician offices, hospitals, and patients using exemplary customer service skills.
Accurately enter required information into database Review structured clinical data matching it against specified medical terms and diagnoses or procedure codes and follow established procedures for authorizing request or referring request for further review.
Call back providers with authorization numbers as needed and file completed precertification requests as per established procedures Print and send orders and letters as required Maintain patient confidentiality as defined by state, federal and company regulations Maintain cooperative working relationships with all departments and providers.
Support company and department initiatives.
dog groomer, 01/2006
to 01/2007 Pet Stylist – Charleston,
Bathe, style and the fur on dogs and clip the fur and nails Compassion for and patience with four-legged clients and also deal with pet owners, showing the same traits when dealing with humans Have physical stamina to lift heavy animals onto the worktable, some grooming secessions can last for two or more hours Detail oriented Inspect the animal for any external signs of parasites, disease or injury and report findings to owners Responsible for sanitizing all of the clippers, combs, brushes and other tools used on pets to prevent the spread of disease among clients.
Maintain a safe and sanitary work area to mitigate risks to both human and animal visitors.
Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, examination and operating rooms Collected body tissue, feces, blood, urine or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
Assisted in routine examinations, as well as routine surgical, dental procedures, and euthanasia services Cared for animals pre-surgery and post-surgery including obtaining blood samples for necessary lab work Administered routine, post-operative and daily treatments to animals in collaboration with veterinarian Sterilized instruments and equipment for necessary procedures Weighed and obtained routine specimens and recorded information in client chart.
Educated animal owners regarding feeding, general care, medical conditions, and referred them to speak to veterinarian with need for further explanations.
Cleaned and maintained laboratory area Provided pet owners with excellent customer service and compassionate care for their pets.
Fed and exercise animals each day Brush, bathe and condition animals coats Kept clear and accurate records on animal behavior, food intake and medications Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all times Managed specific animal diets in consultation with veterinarian Supported front desk staff with administrative needs Administered medications as directed by veterinary staff Cleaned animal enclosures and performed minor maintenance Maintained accurate and detailed logs and inventories of animals, food, and equipment Service Team captain for the David Lee Cancer Center at the 2012 Relay for Life in Charleston, WV organized vendor donations and fundraisers.
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing,
12 2014 Bridge Valley Community and Technical College - South Charleston,
WV Nursing Related course work: management, ethics
administrative, charts, consultation, CPR certified, Creative problem solving, client, clients, excellent customer service, customer service skills, database, Detail oriented, letters, Medical terminology, nursing, Problem resolution, Quality control, Quick learner, research, safety, structured, tables, team player, phone, Verbal communication skills