Caring Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and over 20 years experience in sub-acute, acute, geriatric and prehospital trauma care while deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan with the Army Reserve.
Registered Nurse in the State of New York, Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMTB), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Basic Life Support (BLS) , and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification .
Utilizes strong assessment skills while working on telemetry unit to determine necessary patient care. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures. Managed caseload of 44 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Responsible for assigning axillary staff and LPN to patients on a daily basis.
Cared for patients on a 28 bed sub-acute ventilator dependent unit with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments and medications.
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