Energetic and caring RN with a background in Medical-Surgical Nursing dedicated to delivering compassionate
and top-quality care and service. Looking for a position with a company that embraces the same commitment and goals to providing excellent patient focused care.
CPR for the Healthcare Provider certified through American Heart Association. NIHHS Stroke Certified. Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina, license number 199622.
Strong medical ethic
Excellent computer skills
IV drug therapy management
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Efficient with time management & prioritization
Excellent people skills and team player
December 2015 to December 2016
Lake Norman Regional Medical CenterMooresville, NCRegistered Nurse
Provide patient-centered care to patients admitted to fast-paced Medical-Surgical Unit.
Utilize strong assessment
skills to determine necessary patient care.
Evaluate patient care needs, prioritize treatment and maintain patient
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions
and follow-up care.
Take and record patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
Administer medications as
ordered by physicians (oral, IV, sub-Q and IM).
Prepare patients for surgery and other diagnostic testing.
document patient's medical history and medication reconciliation upon admission.
Provide compassionate care to
all patients and family members, especially during end-of-life care.
Act as a patient advocate.
Make sound, ethical
and independent decisions consistent with medical protocols.
Notify practitioner of critical lab/test results and
carry out orders received.
Perform all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for
improvement of processes and treatments.
Assist patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Provide behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those
with dementia and Alzheimer's.
Serve as Charge Nurse and complete Charge Nurse responsibilities while having
a patient assignment.
Orient new nursing employees and serve as resource to other employees.
floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
August 2010 to December 2015
AA Better Choice In-Home Aide ServicesCharlotte, NCDirector of Nursing and Agency Director
Responsible for assessing patient's needs for Home Care Services.
Delivered high-quality and compassionate
treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
Supervised over 100 employees, led recruiting and
Managed employee review processes and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
Provided care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans
and medication reconciliation.
Developed individualized plans of care for each patient with a patient-centered
focus specific to their needs.
Established and maintained rapport with employees, colleagues and patients.
Responsible for conducting in-home visits to ensure CNAs were providing care as assigned.
disciplinary actions and yearly evaluations of employees.
Accountable for submitting all necessary
correspondence to the State in a timely manner.
Provided training to employees and conducted quarterly staff
Reconciled and submitted billing to Medicaid for payment.
Conducted mediations on behalf of patients.
Approved timesheets and processed payroll.
August 2003 to July 2009
CMCConcord, NCRegistered Nurse
Started out as a CNA while pursuing a degree in Nursing then was hired on as a floor RN.
Worked on an
observation (clinical decision) unit.
Once further testing conducted if patient needed to be an admission status,
the patient was moved to an in-patient unit, or was cared for on observation unit until discharge if hospital was a
capacity and in-patient room unavailable.
Performed all aspects of nursing functions, IV therapy, antibiotics, prep
for testing and possible surgeries/procedures.
Unit also served as Stroke overflow unit.
Cared for patients that
had recently suffered ischemic/hemorrhagic strokes.
Education and Training
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Concord, NC, United StatesNursing Associate of ScienceNursing Recipient of the W.R. Floyd Surgical Nursing Award Academic Achievement Award 3.92 Graduated Magna Cum Laude
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