Seven years of experience as a dedicated registered nurse in a fast paced progressive care / Step down unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. Seeking a challenging nursing position where my medical, professional and practical experience will be fully utilized.
Opened a new Step down / IMU unit for critically ill ventilated patients. Provide bedside care to new and chronically ventilated patients. Management of chest tubes, multi system organ failure, DKA, cardiac drips, epidurals.
Provide top quality inpatient care to a broad range of telemetry patients on a high acuity 33 bed Progessive Care Unit at a 536 bed MAGNET recognized facility. Care specializing in Cardiothoracic Surgery, CABG, Valve replacements, Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacements, and Tracheostomy Mechanical Ventilation management and weaning. Management of pleural and thoracic chest tubes, arterial lines, temporary invasive pacemakers, epidurals, and IV cardiac drips with titration.
Preceptor to new nursing hires, student nurses, and experienced nurses orienting to unit.
Complete monthly schedule for over 50 nurses.
Under supervision of Registered Nurse assessed patient conditions and advised of changes in status. Performed clinical tasks according to hospital policies and procedures. assisted patient and family members with education and health care needs.
Certificate in Orthopedic technology
Current California RN license
Progressive Care Certified Nurse through AACN
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers
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