Registered Nurse with 25 years of care giving experience within public health, home health care, hospital
(medical/surgery,Urology,pediatric units) and adult day care. An independent, flexible and self motivated RN seeking to
utilize my skills in a reputable health care setting. Health and wellness expertise Great communication and demonstration Medication /vaccine administration expert skills.Precepts other nurses and students Compassionate STD care and counselor Experience in community outreach programs Geriatric treatment knowledge Wound cleaning/care experience Computerized charting Extensive experience in home visiting and clinic flow. Specimen collection/processing proficiency Patient/caregiver educator Operates medical equipment
Excel in health and wellness
Communication and demonstration
Fulton County Department of Health and WellnessAtlanta, GeorgiaPublic Health Nurse
Conducted health assessments in clinics.
Administered immunizations and TB ,STD medications, and oral contraceptives,educated clients on potential side effects and monitored for adverse reactions.
Read and interpreted lab reports and followed up on the abnormals.
Administered pregnancy test and counseling,enrolled clients in medicaid and wic certification Investigated and monitored reports of communicable diseases such as measles hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis.
Coordinated efforts with Physicians, schools and others regarding spread and treatment of the disease.
Provided home visits and health assessments for newborns, pregnant women and other clients.
Coordinated all services in the refugee health clinic.
Performed duties as the Adult Day Program Nurse.
Electronic charting and documentation.
Dallas County Public HealthSelma, AlabamaPublic Health Nurse
Coordinated all activities in the STD, TB, and Hypertension clinics.
Collected blood, sputum, gonorrhea, syphilis specimens and sent to lab.
Performed EKG testing.
Assisted Physician with exams.
Received and interpreted lab results and administered treatment according to nursing protocol.
Administered and dispensed oral, IM, and parental medications.
Provided patient education and teaching regarding disease type.
Managed a cases load of home health patients; providing skilled nursing assessments and observations; Applied care plans according to individual patient; Provided wound care, diabetic education, inserting Nasogastric tubes and urinary cathers.
Developed care plans.
Communicated with physicians and other staff members and other agencies as needed to provide optimal care for assigned patients.
Fulton County Health DepartmentAtlanta, GeorgiaRN Clinic Nurse
Provided patient education and teaching to clients in the TB clinic regarding the disease process, and treatment.
Performed assessments, monitored lab results, reported abnormal to Physician.
Collaborated efforts of care with hospitals and other agencies.
Administered TB skin tests and collected sputum specimen and sent to lab.
Performed directly observed therapy to active TB patients to help ensure compliance.
Emory University HospitalAtlanta, GeorgiaStaff RN/ Registry Nurse
Provided clinical management and care to patients on urology unit Assisted with all procedures performed on the unit Obtained nursing history summaries and developed patient care needs.
Provided nursing assessments, reporting problems to physician, following orders as indicated.
Performed admission, discharge and transfer procedures and assisted with pt.
care and activities.
Observed, evaluated, and addressed documented and reported symptoms and changes in patient's conditions.
Received written,verbal and telephone orders from physicians followed orders as indicated.
Maintained up-to-date medical records.
Vaughan Regional Medical CenterSelma, AlabamaLicense Practical Nurse/ Staff Registered Nurse
Performed all aspects of nursing care related to a general medical surgical unit occasionally floated to pediatric unit.
Provided nursing care to patients with surgeries such as TURP,cholecystectomy, hysterectomy,mastectomy,knee/hip replacement.
Provided wound care,colostomy care.
Managed total patient care for acutely ill patients Administered medications of all types and by all routes.
Obtained nursing histories stating nursing diagnoses and patient care needs.
Provided IV therapy.
Made rounds with physicians assisting as needed.
Wallace State Community CollegeSelma, Alabama, USALicense Practical Nurse Diploma : LPN, 1985
Wallace State Community CollegeSelma, AlabamaAssociate Degree: NursingNursing