Skilled RN with four years of hospital experience in an acute-telemetry medical/surgical floor. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Excellent communication and teaching skills, honored to have precept several new graduate nurses of the VERSANT Nursing program at Alaska Regional Hospital 2013-2015 . Energetic and motivational Registered nurse and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes.
Provided quality nursing care in accordance to policies and procedures.
Worked as a floor nurse and covering charge nurse on a busy progressive care unit.
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas.
Managed acutely ill patients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.
Assisted patients with multiple acute and chronic diagnoses including but not limited to AMI, CAD, PVD, COPD,CHF, shock, renal failure, metabolic disorders, etc.
Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
Assisted in training new graduate nurse/s as a preceptor for the Versant-RN teaching program.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, IV fluids, reviewed post-op orders for surgeries such as abdominal, gynecological, gastric bypass, etc.
11/2008 to 01/2010
License Practical NurseKodiak Ambulatory Care Clinic - Kodiak, Alaska
Assisted physician in focus care for a family health /urgent care clinic.
Assisted physician with minor surgical procedures such a vasectomies, womens health check ups, and general practice.
Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
Simultaneously served as the lead LPN of family clinic.
11/2005 to 10/2007
License Practical NurseJML Care Center - Falmouth, MA
Managed up to fourteen patients in a sub-acute nursing floor specializing in orthopedic surgeries.
Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses while recovering from various orthopedic surgeries.
Reinforced teachings done by specialist and other other health care disciplines while providing resource materials as well.
04/2005 to 06/2008
License Practical NurseRehab Hospital of the Cape and Islands - Sandwich, MA
Delivered high quality and compassionate treatment for patients recovering from various major surgeries including orthopedic, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and post open heart surgeries with sub specialty with bariatric patient/s.
11/2015 to Current
Registered Nurse-Float pool NurseSHARP HOSPITAL - La mesa, CA
Independently performs nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Performs safe nursing care for patients in more complex situations with some assistance and supervision.
Coordinates patient care administered by other members of the care team.
Assumes responsibility of relief charge nurse and assists in preceptorship/professional development of new nurses and students.
Recognizes inconsistencies in patient care and manages potential complications.
Demonstrates consistent organization and prioritization of workload.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: NursingUniversity of Anchorage Alaska - Anchorage, AlaskaNursing Nursing Excellence Award 2006 JML Care Center Cape Cod, Ma. Spirit of Nursing Award-2010 University of Anchorage Alaska. Nominated for DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) award Alaska Regional Hospital 2015.
ACLS, BLS, Stroke Certified.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association (2015 to 2017) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification through American Heart Association (2015 to 2017.
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Proud nominee of the DAISY award foundation for nursing excellence, expertise and extraordinary compassionate care Alaska Regional Hospital 2015. Licensed Practical Nurse from 2004-2010 after graduating Weber State University Outreach Nursing Program. Graduated with Spirit of Nursing award in 2011 at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Nursing Excellence award 2006 for exceptional nursing service in Sub Acute
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Licenses Registered Nurse in the State of California, License number 95061631 Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association (2015 to 2017) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification through American Heart Association (2015 to 2017.