To obtain a position as a Registered Nurse where my nursing education and training as well as my skills can be utilized to provide the highest level of care.
Medication administration expert
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Strong medical ethic
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Successful treatment of [conditions]
UPMC ShadysideSeptember 2011 to CurrentRegistered Nurse Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
40 bed telemetry unit Dedicated Cystic Fibrosis unit Care of 5 to 8 patients at a time Perform physical assessment of patients, continuously assess patients to identify progress and trends that require interventions and/or reporting to physician Interpret cardiac rhythms via cardiac monitoring system, perform rhythm check every shift and when patient condition warrants Perform Peritoneal Dialysis according to policies and procedures of the institution Perform Tracheostomy care and suctioning Administration of blood and blood products according to policies and procedures of the institution Perform other procedures including dressing changes, colostomy care, blood collection for cultures and lab work, and collection of body fluid specimens Medication administration according to policies and procedures of the institution Administration of tube feedings and total parenteral nutrition Charge RN duties as of December 2012 Preceptor to newly hired Registered Nurses as of January 2013.
Highlands HospitalJuly 2011 to November 2013Behavioral Health Registered Nurse Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Geriatric, Adult, and Adolescent unit Care of 5 to 18 patients per shift Conducts preliminary evaluations of emotionally disturbed patients Formulates and carries out nursing treatment plans Observe patients and reports and records their condition and behavior Gives all types of oral, intramuscular and other medications and treatments and records such actions Explain and participate in treatment procedures Provide individual, family, or group psychotherapy Participate in crisis intervention activities Works in conjunction with other members of the treatment team Oversee the performance of patient care technicians Maintain a safe and secure environment by observing and removing physical hazards, drugs, or medications.
Miller's YamahaSeptember 2005 to July 2011Parts Associate Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania
Invoice parts via Lightspeed NXT computer program Inventory, receiving, and ordering of merchandise Offer parts and accessories with purchase of a unit Work with service department to order parts and accessories Answer multi-line phone system Sales via Ebay internet site/Shipping via UPS, FedEx, and USPS.
Fayette Emergency Medical ServiceAugust 2008 to May 2010Emergency Medical Technician Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Respond to emergency call, drive to scene, and assess situation Obtain basic medical history and perform extensive physical examination of patient Provide emergency care at the scene and during transport to hospital Routine transfer of patients to doctor's appointments, dialysis, and other facilities Opening and maintaining an airway and ventilation Administration of oxygen, glucose, activated charcoal, nitroglycerin, and epinephrine Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation Treatment of shock Bandaging wounds Immobilization of painful, swollen, or deformed extremities, neck, or spine Controlling hemorrhage Manage general medical complaints of altered mental status, respiratory, cardiac, diabetic, allergic reaction, seizures, poisoning, behavioral emergencies, and environmental emergencies Ability to lift stretcher and patient and secure within ambulance.
Education and Training
Connellsville Area Senior High SchoolMay 2004DiplomaConnellsville, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State UniversityMay 14, 2011Bachelor: Science
Robert Morris UniversityAugust, 2013Master of Science: Nursing EducationMoon, PennsylvaniaNursing Education
Obtained on August 24, 2012 UPMC Shadyside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania BLS for the Healthcare Provider Renewed August 2013 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Obtained July 2008 Certification 114170 Mutual Aid Ambulance Service, Greensburg, Pennsylvania Emergency Vehicle Operations Course Obtained July 2008 Mutual Aid Ambulance Service, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
American Heart Association Heart Walk
Relay for Life
Fayette EMS Fire Rehabilitation Team
Pennsylvania EMS Strike Team