Registered Nurse with 15 years experience. Strong prioritization and time management skills. Attention to detail and quality care. Excellent listening skills and experience with telephone triage. Able to work independently and focus in a busy environment.
RN-BSN 1998 to present; License in MD # R144535
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1998 to present
ACLS Certification 2012 to present
I am a heart trained nurse and work full time on a 10 bed cardiovascular intensive care unit where I care for open heart among other cardiac patients. I am familar with cardiac monitoring, sedation, ventilated patients and post surgical care including medication.
Worked on a busy high turnover MS floor with high acuity patient. Cared for variety of patients including post op care of abdominal surgeries and ostomy care, pain management issues and , wound care needs. Experience with thorough history and physical routine.
Community service representative through telecommunication for a diverse population Performed telephone triage assessment for adult and pediatric population. Able to adhere to nurse scope of practice providing health education, recommendations through symptom evaluation with approved guidelines. Familiar with insurance and health care system to navigate client to optimum care.
Performed staff RN and charge nurse responsibilities on a fast paced orthopedic and urological floor. Cared for patients with joint replacements, trauma and also back surgery. Strong musculoskeletal and neurological assessment skills. Managed patients with chronic pain also. Also had telemetry monitoring on this floor.
Worked on a high acuity 40 bed surgical telemetry unit for care of post operative patients in need of telemetry such as open hear and gastric bypass clients.
Worked on a medical surgical floor with team nursing caring for 6-8 patients on a shift. Particular care of patients with chronic respiratory problems including COPD, emphysema and asthma disorders.
Surgical Assistant in a busy oral maxillofacial surgery center. Care of pre and post op patients including education and home care after procedures. Also preformed telephone follow up calls
Strong focus on Community health
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