Obtain a position as Registered Nurse where I will provide excellent patient care and participate as an effective team member.
Dream Center Medical ClinicCharleston Summerville, SCRegistered Nurse07/2013 to Current
Performs triage while considering physical elements, psychosocial elements, and acuity level
Records patients' current vital signs, dressing changes, wound care
Works directly under physicians, assisting during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments
Initiates and prepares patient referrals
Performs focused assessments of chief complaints
Initiates patient education plan and follow up return visits
Performed triage while considering physical, psychosocial elements, and acuity level
Managed basic life support needs and stabilized patients
Recorded patients' current vital signs, dressing changes, wound care
Worked directly under physicians, assisting during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments
Prepared and recorded prescribed medications
Started IV lines, lab draws, and IV therapy
Performed focused assessments of chief complaints in a timely manner
Initiated patient education plan for discharge as prescribed by physician
Displayed professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner
Fresenius Medical CorporationCharleston, SCRegistered Nurse06/2014 to 01/2015
Responsible for direct patient care of assigned patients in the Inpatient Renal Replacement Services at East Cooper Medical Center, Vibra Healthcare, and Health South.
Responsible for assessing patient and family understanding of therapy regimen and conducting ongoing education for patients and their families.
Assesses patients' responses to treatment therapy making appropriate adjustments and modifications to the treatment plan as indicated by the appropriately credentialed physician. Communicates problems or concerns to the inpatient program manager, appropriately credentialed physician, patient hospital primary nurse and others as indicated.
Provides and monitors vascular access care according to established procedures.
Responsible for the implementation, administration, monitoring, and documentation of patient's response to prescribed intradialytic transfusions, including appropriate notification of adverse reactions to physician and appropriate blood supplier.
Collaborates and communicates with physicians and other members of the healthcare team to interpret, adjust, and coordinate daily patient care plan to ensure continuity of care.
Initiates and coordinates communication to FMS facility nursing staff and appropriate hospital personnel as needed.
Ensures all physician orders are transcribed and entered into the medical record in a timely manner.
Accurately documents all treatment information in the individual patient record.
Reports any significant patient information to the correct health care team member(s) including the physician etc.
Instructs hospital/facility staff on aspects of specialized care related to renal replacement therapies.
Appropriately completes any required documentation and contacts the inpatients chronic facility before hospital discharge to discuss the events of the hospitalization.
DMC Graphics and Printing ServicesCharleston, SCGraphic Designer01/2008 to 01/2010
Developed images and logos used in a variety of creative projects, including presentations, brochures, advertisements, catalogs, direct mail, corporate identity and packaging
Responsible for design, layout, and formatting of materials
Proficient using Mac and Windows based platforms and software
Pink Zebra Paper & PresentsFt. Mill, SCOwner/Sales/Marketing Manager01/2004 to 01/2008
Implementation of business plan from concept to creation of retail invitation/gift store
Managed and supervised 6-10 employees
Designed, maintained and purchased inventory, printed and placed orders
Created and implemented inventory purchasing budget, sales payroll taxes, and weekly payroll
Designed store layout, monthly merchandise turnover, and implemented sales and marketing strategies
Delivered exceptional customer service while performing all graphic design needs of clients
Bachelor:Science NursingUniversity of TexasUniversity of Texas Bachelor Science Nursing February 2015 Magna Cum Laude
Associate:NursingTrident Technical CollegeTrident Technical College Associate Degree Nursing May 2013
BA:PsychologyUniversity of North CarolinaUniversity of North Carolina BA - Psychology, Pre-Med May 1996
Family Services/United Way Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Hotline, -, Volunteer
Magna Cum Laude
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Member since 2015
RN Registered Nurse American Heart Association BLS American Nurses Association Emergency Nurses Association Acute Inpatient Dialysis Registered Nurse, June 2014 - January 2015 ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Member since 2015 Emergency Nurses Association Member since 2013 Institute of Health Improvement Member since 2013 National Student Nurses Association Member since 2011
Developed images and logos used in a variety of creative projects, including presentations
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