and forensic care.
Almost 2 years of experience working in a Transitional Care Unit.
Over 3 years experience working as a Nursing Shift Supervisor in a Psychiatric Institute.
BLS Instructor. Expiration date: July, 2016. Responsible for over seeing the assessment,
Psych and mental health care proficiency.
Medication administration expert.
Psychiatric Nurse IV November 2015STATE OF ALASKA/OFFICE OF CHILDREN SERVICES - Anchorage, AK
Over 7 years experience as Psychiatric Registered Nurse with a background in neuro psychiatric intensive care; planning, implementation, evaluation and review of the 24-hour professional nursing care provided, and the management of staffing levels on 5 in-patient care units 2 Adult admission unit, Adolescent Unit; Neuro Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit; Forensic Serves as head of placement committee determining medical necessity for behavioral rehabilitation services for.
Nursing Shift Supervisor March 2012 to November 2015STATE OF ALASKA-ALASKA PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL - Anchorage, AK
Monitors the unit program/schedule working with the multidisciplinary team assigned to unit for evaluation of the unit treatment program and treatment specific concerns and required interventions to maintain Join Commission JC) and Certified Medicaid Services (CMS) certification providing safe quality care.
Responsible for maintaining core staffing levels.
First respondent for patient/family complaints/grievances working closely with the hospitals Consumer and Family Specialist for their assigned unit.
Works directly with the Admissions Office and Treatment teams coordinating individualized care plans for patients with high risk needs (suicidal, homicidal aggressive/assaultive behaviors/tendencies.
Directs and personally administers nursing care on the patient unit and resolves concerns regarding quality of care.
Directly provides leadership and guidance to staff.
Provides feedback to the Nurse IV and monitors overtime to ensure that all OT is justified and is within assigned budget allocations.
Responsible for staff assignment to unit and patient duties, coordinate patient activities and clinical needs with community resources, institutes emergency actions and medical interventions within scope of practice.
Provides training, assigns work and checks quality of the lower-level nursing personnel.
Determines the number of assignments of personnel to provide optimum nursing services.
Observes performance and gives on-the-job training to subordinate professional and nonprofessional nursing personnel.
Coordinates nursing services with the departments, reviews medical records for proper charting and updating.
Reviews admissions, discharges and nursing care provided to ensure services meet the objectives of the institution.
Administers medications, treatments, narcotics as required.
Directs interventions in specific situation such as "suicidal" patients or patient absent from the facility.
Coordinates patient movement within the hospital, coordinates patient and unit activities.
Directs intershift reports and meetings, functions as a participating member in the hospital wife committees.
Effectively recommends and discusses decision with supervisor, then takes action.Presents recommendations to supervisor, makes decision and directs position to take action.
Conducts investigations, solves problem and conflict resolutions and completes investigate reports and make recommendations.
Responds to codes and completes debriefing, WC.
Registered Nurse August 2009 to May 2011PROVIDENCE - Anchorage, AK
Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
Provide professional nursing care to a specific group of residents in a long term care environment.
Assists with clinical interventions and resident activities of daily living.
Supervise team members, coordinating referrals to other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, families and physicians.
Serve as point of contact for resident information.
Accountable for the delivery and supervision of safe, quality care that is individualized for their assigned patients and follows the nursing process in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act (assessment, planning implementation, evaluation).
For example, blood draw, IV insertion, Peritoneal Dialysis, Tube feeding.
Delivered services for residents with co-occurring problems such as residents with Dementia and Psychiatric problems along with multiple medical problems.
Performed all duties in a manner that respects and supports the family centered care model.
Registered Nurse I-II June 2009 to March 2012STATE OF ALASKA-ALASKA PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE - Anchorage, AK
Direct patient care, de-escalates unpredictable, dangerous, or violent behavior.
Intervenes non-verbally,verbally or physically with patients who may cause harm to themselves or others.
Respond to codes and direct staff when necessary following hospital protocol.
Make frequent security rounds and bed checks to ensure patient's safety.
Serves as an advocate on patients who's unable to articulate their needs.
Participates on treatment team, collaborate with the team regarding patient's treatment regimen.
Complete nursing report and audit orders, medication administration and ensuring proper documentation and progress notes up to date.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE : NURSING, 2004University of Bohol - Tagbilaran Bohol, PhilippinesNURSING
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE : PHYSICAL THERAPYUniversity of Bohol - Tagbilaran Bohol, PhilippinesPHYSICAL THERAPY
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE : PSYCHOLOGYXavier University - Cagayan de Oro City Cagayan, PhilippinesPSYCHOLOGY
Attended FASD Training with Certificate Attended Leadership and Power with Certificate Attended Risk Assessment/Comprehensive Evaluation Training with Certificate. Attended Trauma Informed Services Training with Certificate Attended Sexual Behavior Problems Training with Certificate Completed Substance Abuse Treatment with FASD clients with Certificate. Completed Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse with Certificate Certified Preceptor.Attended Managing Aggressive Behavior Training with Certificate Attended Back Injury Prevention Training with Certificate Attended Understanding and Responding to the Effects of Trauma in Children and Adolescents with Certificate Completed Childhood Trauma Training with Certificate Completed Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling with Certificate Attended Pandemic Influenza Community Assistance Workshop with Certificate Completed Residential Child and Youth Care Professional Training with Certificate Completed Family Teaching Model Training with Certificate
Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor - current
CPR certified through American Heart Association
NAPPI-Non-Abusive Psychological and Physical Intervention certificate
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Companies Worked For:
STATE OF ALASKA/OFFICE OF CHILDREN SERVICES
STATE OF ALASKA-ALASKA PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL
STATE OF ALASKA-ALASKA PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE
University of Bohol
Job Titles Held:
Psychiatric Nurse IV
Nursing Shift Supervisor
Registered Nurse I-II
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE : NURSING , 2004 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE : PHYSICAL THERAPY BACHELOR OF SCIENCE : PSYCHOLOGY Attended FASD Training with Certificate Attended Leadership and Power with Certificate Attended Risk Assessment/Comprehensive Evaluation Training with Certificate. Attended Trauma Informed Services Training with Certificate Attended Sexual Behavior Problems Training with Certificate Completed Substance Abuse Treatment with FASD clients with Certificate. Completed Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse with Certificate Certified Preceptor.Attended Managing Aggressive Behavior Training with Certificate Attended Back Injury Prevention Training with Certificate Attended Understanding and Responding to the Effects of Trauma in Children and Adolescents with Certificate Completed Childhood Trauma Training with Certificate Completed Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling with Certificate Attended Pandemic Influenza Community Assistance Workshop with Certificate Completed Residential Child and Youth Care Professional Training with Certificate Completed Family Teaching Model Training with Certificate
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