Fully credentialed LPN with 15+ years experience in health care. Skilled in providing vent/trach care. Excellent communication and teaching skills. Desire position in medical office, hospital, clinic, research or private duty.
CPR certified through American Heart Association. Current N.C. and PA licensure.
Comply with goals and objectives of POC. Utilize strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provide necessary health education training for patients/caregivers. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Respectful of patient / family confidentiality.
Travel/ staff nurse at Scottsdale HealthCare for 1yr. 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. Staff nurse at Banner Health on med-surg units.
Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.
Worked in hospital travel nursing positions on med-surg ,ortho and telemetry units in Miami and Sarasota FL. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and oriented patients to units. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgeries.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Tested glucose and administered injections.
I began my nursing career as a staff nurse on the neuro unit at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. I transitioned into scrub tech position at Cooper University Hospital, Level 1 trauma center in 1994. My nursing experience includes corrections, hemodialysis, travel, O.R. and medical office positions.
Clinical GPA. 3.4
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