Well-qualified RN with full WI credentials and extensive experience in Hospital, Dialysis and LTC settings. Passionate about delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.
Same as at current Job
I started as a CNA while going to nursing school. Duties were the typical ones a CNA does.
Started as a RN May 1975
Worked PACU and helped in SICU when they were short staffed.
Types of patients included:
Cardiovascular including Open Heart surgery patients, AAA, vascular surgeries.
Neurosurgery including Craniotomies, Laminectomies .
General Surgeries, Pediatrics, Gynecological surgeries, Plastic surgeries and many more as we were a teaching hospital.
Very familiar with Diabetic Care, ESRD and Hemodialysis, Ventilators, many vasopressor drips, monitoring lines like arterial and Swan Ganz lines, IABP therapy.
IV Sedation, Post Anesthetic Care, IV narcotic titrations, Malignant Hyperthermia
Care duties were those of a PACU/CCRN nature
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