Registered Nurse with experience in subacute rehabilitation, long term care, and hospice setting. Strong clinical assessment skills. Experienced in: IV therapy, parenteral and enteral therapies, wound care treatment, medication administration, managing and coordinating care for patients with multiple comorbidities, care planning. Acted as shift supervisor.
Registered Nurse RN47511
CPR and AED BLS for Healthcare Providers (American Heart Association)
Charge nurse of a busy 23 bed unit which consisted of varying populations ranging from 23 skilled patients at one time, to a mix of skilled patients with long term residents and hospice patients. Managed the care of each patient while coordinating with multidisciplinary teams from point of admission to discharge. Patient care and management, diabetes management, medication administration, IV therapy administration, parenteral and enteral therapy, wound care treatments, care planning, end of life care. Management of unit, supervision of med technician and nursing support staff. Trained new hire nurses.
Put resident service first to ensure residents and their families received the highest quality of care. Directed the restorative therapy program for unit. Performed ADL's. Coordinated schedules for residents requiring OT, PT, and ST. Took and recorded vital signs, applied skin treatments, applied simple clean dressings, compression stockings, and support bandages. Mentored new nursing assistants and nursing assistant students.
Direct client care with adults with behavioral and mental health problems. Created treatment plans in order to set and track client's progress and goals. Collaborated and brainstormed with treatment teams. Created safe, secure residential setting for clients. Dispensed and ordered medications. Attended classes to learn new therapeutic tools. Oversaw family meetings and groups to maintain appropriate interaction. Filled out appropriate data and documentation to maintain accurate records. Coached and recruited clients for the Special Olympics.
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