Recent nursing RN graduate seeking to use knowledge and clinical skills earned to assist your hospital in a nursing role. Proven to work under medical emergencies, with the requisite skills to work under pressure. I posses excellent communication and interpersonal skills, I am a dedicated worker with a sense of purpose. I have 5 years of experience in healthcare working at a rehabilitation hospital. Provide skilled care across all populations with chronic and acute conditions.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2016 - present
Nursing Student / Clinical RotationSep 2016 to Nov 2016 Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital － Hoffman Estates, IllinoisMaintained patient charts and confidential files. Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms. Completed 60 hours of clinical work in behavioral health. Participated in group therapy with most patients depending on the milieu. Patient interviews included discussions for discharge and outpatient therapy.
Nursing Student / Clinical Rotation (Med Surg)Jun 2016 to Aug 2016 MacNeal Hospital － Berwyn, IllinoisPerformed tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. I have completed 100 hours of clinical work on the Medical Surgery Unit. I partnered with a team of Registered Nurses to ensure overall well-being and safety of all patients. Vital signs, weight and height, glucose tests and administration of injections were performed. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Nursing Student / Clinical Rotation (Med Surg)Apr 2016 to Jun 2016 St. Francis Hospital － Evanston, IllinoisWorked as part of a team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with patient care policies and procedures. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Administered medications to patients on the unit.
Nursing Student / Clinical Rotation / GeriatricsJan 2016 to Mar 2016 Swedish Covenant Hospital － Chicago, IllinoisCompleted 100 hours of clinical work in Geriatrics. Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests in addition to providing necessary health education training for patients. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, generalized weakness and intracranial hematomas.
Recreational Care Assistant (RCA)Oct 2011 to Current Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital － Wheaton, IllinoisMonitor vitals, fluids, review post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Actively participate in unit-based Quality Assurance Program. Provide sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Assist patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Provide behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Assist patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Record patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Utilize strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Obtain vitals for a floor of 25 patients per shift. Partner with team of Registered Nurses to ensure overall well-being of all patients. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of patients. Prepare for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets are available to patients in all clinics.
Education and Training
Master of Science, Nursing2017DePaul University － Chicago, Illinois, United States