Healthcare professional with exceptional clinical experience. Skilled in technical procedures with an strong emphasis on patient assessment, education, assisting physician with procedures and providing excellent nursing care for patient populations ranging from neonate to adolescents. Experienced in well baby nursery, NCCU and pediatrics. comfortable with fast paced emergency situations and adept in crisis management. successful in managing time, prioritizing tasks, exercising sound judgment and improving the quality of patient care.
Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of New York, License number 618829 Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 02/2011 to 02/2013 Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 03/2012 to 03/2014 Neonatal Resuscitation Program provider 04/2012 to 04/2014
Health and wellness expertise
Medication administration expert
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Pediatric exams competency
Committed to pediatric nursing
Bi-lingual in English and portuguese Culturally sensitive
Computerized charting specialist
Infection control standards expert
Specimen collection/processing proficiency
Medical clinical procedures comprehension
Hematology testing aptitude
Body mechanics knowledge
Gastroenteral nutrition education
IV drug therapy management
Flow sheet charting
Familiarity with disease management programs
Lenox Hill Hospital New York City, New YorkPediatric Nurse Works in a pediatric unit. Floats to well baby nursery and step down NCCU. Records patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Assist children with healing and recovery after surgery.Evaluates patients presenting with asthma, appendicitis and hernia. Provides necessary health education training for patients and parents. Takes vital signs of newborns while assisting in NICU.Evaluates patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documents all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Takes and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Utilizes strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Maintains patient charts and confidential files. Tests glucose and administered injections.
Lenox Hill HospitalNew York City, NewYork Medical surgical NurseRecorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to a high class patient community. Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.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.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 4-6Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with hospital's care policies and procedures.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of patients. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
Education and Training
Adelphi University New York City, New York, USABachelor of Science: Nursing