10 years of experience in primary care at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction in delivering quality patient care.Seeking leadership role in a teaching facility such as the VA to provide a full rangeof patient care and education to Veterans with state of the art technology tools. Professional goal is to use electronic medical record to achieve evidence based practice care and research. Plan to graduate from Chamberlain College of Nursing with a M.S. degree in Nursing Informatics December, 2013. Nursing studies and practicum experience focus on case studies, systems and data management in the health care industry.
Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Completed the requirements of HIT-Clinician/Practitioner Consultant, November 25, 2011
Busy medical /surgical unit that consist of 36 beds.Acted as Charge Nurse, Staff Nurse Champion for Evidenced based practice nursing and the Pnemonia /Flu vaccine. Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 5-7high acuity patients per shift. Precepted nursing students and staff nurses to provide top-quality patient care.Supervised ancillary staff and LPN's nurses accountable for patient assignment unit operations and overall patient care patients.Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management for best patient outcomes Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatmentsImplemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements..Provided necessary health education training for patients.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies. Functioned as Scrubbed and Circulating nurse.
PRN Float nurse for medical/surgical nurse.Managed caseload of 6 patients providAccurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Provided patient education, treatments, IV therapy, and wound care for a vast majority of medical/surgical patients
Studies focus on technological evidenced based research studies, systems ,data and information management.
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