Results-driven, goal-oriented and highly skillful senior healthcare
professional of seventeen years practice with a strong background in emergency,
telemetry and medical/surgical nursing. Motivated, skilled, and caring
professional seeking a position in nursing where my extensive training
and experience will promote positive outcomes for my patients and employer.
Able to Multi-task, solve problems, and
implement solutions in a timely manner
Organized and flexible team-player
Excellent rapport with patients, families,
physicians, and staff
Mentored and trained nursing staff and other
allied health professions
Reliable, responsible, and punctual
Disciplined and energetic
Excellent organizational skills
Strong leadership skills
Demonstrated awareness of ongoing ER unit needs to provide other team members with leadership and direction for reaching optimal nursing care standards.
IV insertion and Maintenance
Phytel Case Management
Ability to draw and interpret Arterial Blood Gases
Riverside Regional Medical CenterNewport News, VARegistered Nurse06/2011 to 01/2014
Specialized in assessing, intervening, and stabilizing a variety of
trauma and illnesses. Highly proficient clinical, critical thinking, and
collaboration skills. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while
seeking opportunities for continuous quality improvement. Actively participated
in unit-based quality assurance programs. Utilized Phytel population health
management software for patient advocacy, follow-up care, satisfaction, and
Intervened and stabilized trauma and illnesses
with decisive action using TNCC, PALS and ACLS protocols.
Sound, ethical, and independent decision-making
ability consistent with medical protocols.
Forensic Nurse Examiner training.
Successfully triaged patients in a 42 bed level two emergency department in a timely and organized manner with consideration to
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered
focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Suggested improvements to charting, triage, and
processes implemented by facility.
Assessed and analyzed outcomes, identified
complex problems in patient care, and provided interventions to assist to
achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Ability to coordinate delivery of health
services with other medical health and human service providers.
Managed and established strong partnerships with
patients and care givers to deliver optimal care.
Administered medication and IV fluids including antibiotics, TPN, and narcotics, and carefully monitored for side effects and adverse reactions.
Independently maintained safe and effective care to patients with various acuity levels in a time-restricted and demanding environment
Sentara Careplex HospitalHampton, VARegistered Nurse08/2001 to 02/2007
Delivered high quality care in the resource pool
in medical, surgical, oncology, telemetry, emergency department, ICU and CCU; superintended
liabilities in various surroundings throughout the hospital effectively.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
Implemented total patient care through a team nursing
process; covered 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
Facilitated patients with healing and recovery
after surgery; executed team of medical support personnel.
Worked on different units each shift as a
resource nurse, able to adjust to changing environments and patient populations
with ease which facilitated excellent patient care.
Floated up to three different units in a 12 hour shift.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Riverside Regional Medical CenterNewport News, VARegistered Nurse04/1999 to 08/2001
Delivered high quality care to patients on a 36 bed Medical/Surgical unit, responsible for 8-12 patients per shift. In addition, specialized in treating patients in a pre/post cardiac catheterization unit.
Verified patients medical history, vital
statistics or test results and accomplished primary care proficiently.
Developed and implemented patient-focused care
Accurately documented all components of nursing
assessment, medications and discharge instructions.
Planned and implemented nursing care needs of patients before, during, and after surgical procedures.
Monitored and discontinued chest tubes and other drainage devices.
Cardiac monitoring and rhythm interpretation.
Peritoneal Dialysis management.
Education and Certifications
Bachelor of Science- Nursing:Nursing2014Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
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