Personable, hands-on and dependable Patient-focused Registered Nurse with 16 years experience in health care. Skilled in providing wound care, and other medical procedures within adult care, strong geriatric background and knowledge in hospital health, resource management, and regulations along with patient and health advocacy. Organized, providing concise attention to detail, with a distinct ability to multi-task, prioritize and effectively collaborate with teams and educating patients and care givers, working within complex environments. Vision of providing care that is individualized, quality based and cost effective, comfortable with palliative care, discussing difficult topics and working with challenging situations to find quality solutions.
Microsoft OMedication administration expert
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Body mechanics knowledge
Talented in minor surgery assistance
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Strong medical ethic
committed to compliance reporting
Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Providing education, treatments, IV therapy, veni-puncture and wound care.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnosis, Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Obtained vitals for a floor of 20 patients per shift. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Tested glucose and administered injections. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Assisted patients with chronic diagnosis including COPD and asthma.Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Diabetes, directing, discharge planning, first aid, Harvard, home health, internal medicine, Team lead, managing, administers medication, Microsoft Office Suite, Word, nursing, nursing home, oncology, patient care, peak, policies, receiving, rehabilitation, staffing, supervision, telephone, Wound Care,great bedside manner,, sigma care and mCkesson, point click care computerized charting, enthusiastic people person, great organizational skills.
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