Caring Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and 10 years experience in medical-surgical and psychiatric disorders in adolescent, adults and geriatric patient.
Summary of Skills
Medication administration expert
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Specimen collection/processing proficiency
Wound cleaning/care expertise.
Familiarity with disease management programs
04/2017 to 12/2017
Registered NurseEvergreen Home Health Services, Inc － Houston, TX
Provided nursing care to both adults and pediatric patient: initiating initial evaluation visit, assessment, admission, implementing a plan of care and necessary revision.
Provided specialized nursing care such as, but not limited to: wound care, care of patients with Tracheotomy and Ventilator, wound vac, PICC line dressing change, patient on chest tube and intravenous therapy.
Experience in blood draw and other specimens for laboratory work.
Provided education and teaching to the patient and their family.
04/2015 to 12/2017
Registered Nurse - Home CareEpic Health Services － Houston, TX
Provided complete direct patient care, including acute care for medically fragile patients, health monitoring, physical assessment and complete health history.
Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
Provided necessary health education training for patients.
10/2016 to 07/2017
Intake NurseSacred Oak Medical Center － Houston, Texas
Evaluated patient care needs,prioritized treament and maintained patient flow.
Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
Provided mental health assessment, developed the treatment plan and conducted progress and wellness group.
manged medication administration, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the medication.
09/2014 to 06/2016
RNBayshore Medical Center － Pasadena, Texas
Acute Psychiatric Unit:
Acted as the patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
Administered medications, schedule and ensure patient attendance of therapies, monitor patient behavior for signs of illicit drug use and provide initial screening, searches, and seizures as part of intake processes.
Provided teaching to the patient and their family where applicable.
Provided input and recommendations regarding patient needs to the interdisciplinary team.
Provided teaching to patients on detoxifying and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
Provided palliative care in the inpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
Performed tasks of monitoring, analyzing and interpreting data on blood pressure, heartbeat and physical distress.
Administered oral, sublingual, transdermal, and intravenous medications and PICC line
Monitored chest tubes, JP drains, PD catheters, nephrostomy tubes and pacer wires.Prepared and administered oral, rectal, NG/PEG tubes, SUBQ, IM, IV, and recorded prescribed medications.
09/2013 to 08/2014
Registered Nurse IISW Memorial Hermann Hospitals － Houston, Texas
Conducted admissions, provided screening, ensured visitation policy adherence and consulted with security personnel and therapy providers regarding patient behaviors.
Supervised therapy aides, scheduling work commitments, coordinating activities, and providing direction to assisting nursing staffs.
Used critical thinking to intervened and provided appropriate intervention in an urgent or emergent patient care.
Cared for patients with eating disorders, manic depressive, hallucination-delusions, suicidal and other psychiatric related disorders.
Proficient in the use of de-escalation techniques.
06/2007 to 07/2013
Registered Nurse IIKingsboro Psychiatric Center － Brooklyn, NY
Managed multiple patients assignments in an acute and long-term care facility that comprises of multiple-diagnosed and mentally challenged psychiatric patients.
Provided complete direct patient care, including acute care for medically delicate patients, health monitoring, physical assessment and complete health history.
Provided teaching, plans and educated patient and their family where applicable.
Provided input and recommendations regarding patient need to the interdisciplinary team members.
Utilized nursing intervention, documentation, health teaching and counseling in restorative care.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: NursingHelene Fuld College of Nursing － Manhattan, N.Y.Nursing
L.P.N: NursingEastern Suffolk BOCES LPN － Bellport, NY, Long Island
BSLS, CPI, acute care, EMR charting, counseling, critical thinking ability, experience in long-term care, medication management, Excel, Microsoft Word, direct patient, scheduling staff, therapeutic teaching and conducting groups, initiating and executing the plan of care, wound care.