A Registered Nurse with over 25 years experience in providing nursing care to diverse populations in hospital and community long term care environment. Seeking employment as a Staff Nurse at a prestigious healthcare center in Hawaii.
I work at this neurology clinic both as an RN and MA. I work with 4 neurologists in 2 separate offices. I do both front and back offices. I admit and check in patients, go over their demographics and history, and reason for the visit. I do triage and take in the patients into the examination rooms, take their vital signs and history and reason for their visit. I am knowledgeable in EMR, particularly E-clinicals. For the front office, I do scheduling appointments, diagnostic labs and procedures. I do patient teaching to the patient and family whether its about their disease, medications, diagnostic, pre-op teaching and so on. I am also versed in billing, insurance prior authorization, and referrals to community or private resources. For the back office, I prepare medications, instruments, machines and patients for procedures such as EMG and Botox injections. I have a very good relationship with my employers, my coworkers, and especially to my patients and their families. I have received numerous positive comments, compliments, feedbacks and evaluations for my professional and personal conduct towards my work performance.
I worked at the Discharged Planning Unit (DPU) for 4 years taking care of patients who are ICF/SNF level of care status. I was the Unit Council chair for 3 years, awarded a Certificate of Preceptorship, and mentored new hire staff nurses. When DPU closed, I transferred to the Medical Surgical Unit, specializing in orthopedics. Provided nursing care to acute care patients, post surgical patients, and overflow of Med/Surg patients. Competent in administrative duties such as computerized charting, electronic medical record (EMR), admission and discharge process. Competent in doing nursing clinical skills as listed at the end of this resume.
I worked as a Charge Nurse overseeing RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and HUCs, while providing compassionate nursing care to ICF/SNF level of care residents at this 158 beds occupancy long term care facility. I have work experience as a TA/Supervisor (Temporary Assignment) overlooking the nursing department for evening and night shifts. A skilled nurse with knowledge and experience in computer charting and other administrative duties. I performed my nursing clinical skills competently and an advocate to my peers, residents and families. I was an active member of the Maluhia Interdisciplinary Team and awarded a Certificate in Compassionate Caring. Competent in doing nursing clinical skills as listed at the end of this resume.
I worked both the front and back office at this private practice specializing in Urology and Men's Health. I performed administrative work such as scheduling appointment and surgeries, typing doctor's progress notes and consultation notes, ordering office and surgical supplies, insurance, billing, etc. For the back office, I checked in patients. I obtained personal medical information and documented in their charts, obtained and monitored their vital signs, weights, and collected urine specimen. I have done patient teaching in regards to medications, procedures, use of assistive devices. I prepped and assisted the doctor in doing office procedures such as cystoscopy and vasectomy. I was familiar and knew how to sterilize surgical instruments. I was a great contributing team member with excellent work ethics, good attendance and time management in keeping the patient flow.
Registered Nurse License ID: RN-41266
Status: Current, valid and in good standing. Active, expires 6/30/2021.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, expires 9/2022.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification, expires 9/2022.
Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS) Certification, expires 9/2022.
National Certification in Geriatric Nursing, since 2002.
Medical Assistant: Certified since 1988.
Clinical nursing skills competently performed but not limited to doing nursing assessments and choosing the appropriate nursing diagnoses and interventions for patients nursing care plans. Provided bedside nursing care such as medication administration via oral, injection, intravenous and per NGT/GT/JT tubes. Performed blood and plasma transfusions, and also TPN infusion via central line and PICC lines in the hospital. Other clinical skills that I have performed included dressing changes, from a simple GT dressing changes to a challenging negative pressure wound treatment (NPWT) on pressure ulcer wound care dressing changes, tracheostomy care, tube feeding administrations, and also assist with patient ADLs and ROMs. Responded and acted immediately to emergency events, report and fill out event reports appropriately. Administrative nursing skills included patient admissions, transfers, and discharges. Attended multidisciplinary rounds with other departments and MDS/RAI for admission, weekly SNF, quarterly ICF, significant change, annual and discharge meetings and care plan evaluation. Nursing documentation to patient's medical records done with great accuracy. Knowledgeable in written and EMR charting. Accuracy in verbal and written reporting also maintained. Worked as a charge nurse during day and evening shifts in the hospital. At the nursing home, I worked as a charge nurse at the nursing floor and also have worked as a TA (temporary assignment)/Supervisor overseeing the Nursing department during evening and night shifts, overseeing the RNs, LPNs, CNAs and other facility staff, handling emergency situations, scheduling, and staffing needs. Excellent workplace ethics and interpersonal relations with patients, family, staff, and physicians.
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