Fifteen years nursing experience with over eight years in operating room. Knowledge in many nursing avenues. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking leadership role as Nurse Coordinator-Pain Management Center.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification
Trauma nurse certified
Attended Spinal Cord Stimulator seminar,St Jude Medical, in Texas
Lifting heavy objects correctly and with ease.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Responsible for operation of cell saver within OR setting.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Assisted in multiple high risk cases (AAA). Experience with insertion of spinal cord stimulator.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.Tested glucose and administered injections.Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Charge nurse responsibilities.
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
Registered Nurse on evening shift. Wound care specialist on South Wing. Performed daily physical exams, provided medication. Worked one on one with physicians for patient care.
Treasurer of Nursing Club
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