Registered Nurse seeking to expand and utilize nursing education, skills, and knowledge in a full-time nursing position. Bachelor of Science in Nursing with over 762 hours of clinical experience and hands-on training in multiple health care settings. Demonstrated ability to perform safe, reliable, and effective nursing functions. Knowledgeable and dedicated professional prepared to support and apply the established standards of practice while providing exceptional patient care as a valuable member of the health care team.
Intensive Care, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
UPMC Passavant - Fall 2013 Pediatric Nursing - NICU, PICU, CICU, Cardiac Acute Unit, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - Spring 2013 Community Nursing, CCP Moon Township - Fall 2013 and Moon Area Elementary Schools - Spring 2014 Maternal and Newborn Nursing, UPMC Mercy Hospital - Spring 2013 Psychiatric Nursing, Heritage Valley Hospital System - HVHS Beaver - Fall 2013 Medical/Surgical Nursing, St.
Clair Hospital - Fall 2012 CORE PROFICIENCIES & SKILL HIGHLIGHTS ICU equipment/monitoring devices - telemetry, mechanical ventilation, central and arterial lines, GI tubes, etc.
Understanding of advanced clinical concepts, nursing care and interventions - demonstrated ability to care for critically ill patients including infants, head to toe physical assessment, blood glucose testing, vital signs, documentation, teaching Medications: IV infusions, injections, high-alert medications, blood products, patient education Computer software and EMR Systems: Athena Health, DocuTap CSM, Epic, Sunrise; Microsoft Office programs.
Registered Nurse August 2015 to CurrentChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Triage patients of GI outpatient dept, collaborate with health care team, gather information through nursing assessment and patient's chart, thorough documentation of data; Communicate with doctors, lab, pharmacy, insurance companies, or others to ensure continuity of care and effective treatment; Prescription refills and authorizations; Fax/mail documents as needed; Review lab/test results with doctor, notify family to discuss labs and plan with MD approval.
Handle patient inquiries and address any questions/concerns, assess patient to get info in addition to relevant data from chart, relay info to doctor then advise patient/family based on the MD's recommendations; Patient education: diagnosis, symptoms, meds & side effects, labs tests and procedures, etc.
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Front Office Assistant August 2013 to October 2014MedExpress Urgent Care, Scott Township PA
Key communication personnel - triage patients appropriately by performing general assessment upon arrival, assist up to 100 patients per day with registration process; review, verify, and update patient health information, manage patient accounts and ensure all required information is obtained; dispense medications prescribed during visit; complete patient evaluation forms collaboration with health care team, phone/fax communication with other offices and third party health care facilities Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care, St.
Clair Hospital - Fall 2014.
Preceptorship - Cardiovascular Surgical Unit (CVSU), critical care.
144 hours, one-on-one care of patients in critical condition and immediate post-operative period until discharge, performed nursing activities requiring constant use of critical care equipment including monitoring devices, life support, IV lines (central, arterial, and peripheral), administration of high-alert medications, etc.
Education and Training
Baccalaureate of Science (BSN) : Nursing, December 2014Robert Morris University - Moon, PAGPA: GPA: 3.2Nursing GPA: 3.2
MedExpress Urgent Care - June 2014
Volunteer for Mooncrest After School Program - Spring 2013, Fall 2013
Research Participant, University of Pittsburgh Girl Study - 1999-Present
Volunteer in surgical unit of St. Clair Hospital - June-August 2005, 2006, 2007
LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS
Registered Nurse, Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, License #RN670072 - Exp. April 2016
ACTIVITIES & AWARDS Silver Award of Employee Recognition: MedExpress Urgent Care - June 2014 Volunteer for Mooncrest After School Program - Spring 2013, Fall 2013 Research Participant, University of Pittsburgh Girl Study - 1999-Present Volunteer in surgical unit of St. Clair Hospital - June-August 2005, 2006, 2007
critical care, diagnosis, documentation, Fax, forms, injections, insurance, life support, mechanical, mail, Microsoft Office programs, Nursing, patient evaluation, personnel, Prescription refills, teaching, telemetry, phone, Triage patients, ventilation, vital signs