Registered Nurse seeking a position where my experience and clinical skills are needed to develop, implement and assess patients' plan of care and to provide remarkable service to patients and their families. Over five years experience in skilled nursing with long term/short term care, psychiatric patients, medicare and medical patients. Experienced in working as a floater in different units. QUALITIES/SKILLS Good critical thinking Good communication skill/ability to prioritize Willing to learn new task, with good team work Leadership Ability Participates with in service training and education. Medication Administration via all routes Crisis Intervention Assessment, admission and discharges via NetSolution/PointClick Software Pain management Wound vacuum for treatment IV therapy Ability to draw blood via Picc Line. Colostomy, tracheostomy care Foley catheter insertion/removal, GT re-insertion Peg feeding via kangaroo pump, bolus feeding via G-tube Oxygen care, nebulizers, CIPAP, BIPAP DM management Patient/family education Electronic documentation via Netsolution and PointClick software
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification [year to present]CPR certified through American Heart Association
Microsoft Word, NetSolution Software, PointClick Software, Excel, Power Point.
April 2014 to CurrentAlaris Health at St. Mary's
As a staff RN in the Sub-Acute Care Unit, responsibilities include providing clinical care for a wide range of patients, including sub-acute, hospice patients.
Clinical duties include pain management, assessments, medication pass, treatments, hospice care, admissions, discharges, transfer to hospital, IV medication via PICC line, Medline, CADD pump, heplock, trach suctioning and care, colostomy care, dressing changes, oxygen therapy, nebulizers, BIPAP, CPAP, accurate documentation, discharge, assessments, fall incidents using PointClick Care Software.
Responsible for emergency situation with good team work.
Collaborate effectively with family members, physicians and other care team members.
Communicate/notify families for any needs, emergencies Monitor intake and output.
Notify dietican of changes in weight status, initiate calorie count and weekly weight per facility policy.
Educate patient and family members about disease processes.
January 2013 to CurrentNew Community Extended Care Facility
Provide direct quality care to patients including monitoring, recording and evaluating of medical conditions of up to 20 patients at a time on sub-acute unit.
Clinical duties include: Medication administration via all routes, pain management, assessments, admissions, discharges, tracheostomy care, colostomy care, wound vacuum for treatment, dressing changes, IV therapy, central line dressing/care, abiltiy to draw blood via PICC line, removal of PICC line, PICC line dressing Intake and output monitoring G-tube feeding via kangaroo pump and bolus feeding Responsible for emergency situation with good team work.
Develop, implement and evaluate care plans for patients Work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Member of Quality Assurance Program Schedule appointments for follow up visits, x-rays, labs and special procedures Follow up with lab results.
Notify primary physicians of abnormal lab results, carry out telephone orders as ordered by physician.
Using NetSolution Software for documentation patient, tracking fall incident, care plans.
Health care teaching to patient during discharge home Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team on patient care.
Nursing Supervisor January 2011 to December 2013Lincoln Park Care Center
Provided patient care including admission, assessments, discharge, administering medication, wound care.
Supervised nursing staff and delegated duties directly related to patient care Participated in continuous quality assurance initiative.
Coordinated with other members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure that patients' therapeutic goals are met.
Ensured compliance with provision of care in keeping with the facility's policy and scope of practice through chart audits, staff competency evaluation through direct observation, and evaluation of effectiveness of care provided to patients.
Actively involved in providing in-services to nursing staff including RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and Unit Clerks, thereby maximizing delivery of quality patient care.
Provided guidance and support to staff, patients and family.
June 2010 to December 2012New Community Extended Care Facility
Staff RN Psychiatric Unit Provided care for various behavioral health patients with different psychiatric diagnoses such as Substance Abuse, Schizophrenia, Schizo-Affective disorder, Alzheimer, Dementia, Substance-Induced disorder, Bipolar disorder, Psychosis and Major Depressive disorder.
Responsibilities includes: Medication Administration via all routes, Admissions/dDischarges/Transfers, Direct patient care, Consult with psychiatrist, psychologist in designing appropriate treatment plan for patients, Prepares Medication Administration Record appropriately and completely following procedure, Assists in maintaining safe and secure working environment for staff and patients, Document all patient information using Netsolution Software and follows physician's written orders.
Education and Training
December 2015New Jersey City University
Diploma : Nursing, 2009Bayonne Medical Center School of NursingNursing
Member - American Nurses Association
Member - National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America (NANNNA)
Acute Care, Schedule appointments, behavioral health, draw blood, delivery, designing, documentation, hospice, hospice care, administering medication, Medication Administration, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Word, nursing, pain management, clinical care, patient care, Direct patient, processes, psychiatrist, quality, quality assurance, recording, teaching, team work, telephone, therapy, treatment plan, wound care, written, x-rays