Compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurse with 16.5 years of hands on experience in the field of healthcare. Committed to providing patients with outstanding care and support to help improve quality of life. Proven ability to collaborate to foster a friendly and caring environment. Demonstrated capability consulting with diverse family members, ensuring that they as well as their loved ones, are receiving the attention and guidance needed during highly stressful situation. Nursing background includes telemetry, critical care oncology, ICU, and PACU, at a Magnet designated facility.
Care for patients with various neurological disorders with the emphasis of patients with strokes and aneurysms, vascular malformations, post angio- therapy, post tissue plasminogen activator (tpa) treatment, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic head injury assessment and care.
Careful assessment and monitoring of patient progress , observing for sudden or subtle changes in patient's present medical condition that may require emergency interventions.
Maintenance of patent airway, adequate ventilation, and pulmonary gas exchange of critically care patient's on mechanical ventilation.
Ensure that ventilators, monitors, and suction equipment at bedside function properly
Assist in Pulmonary artery (PA) catheters at bedside, following strict sterile field.
Maintaining central venous lines (CVL), and peripheral lines.
Basic Life Support (BLS) expires 02/06/2020
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) expires 02/06/2020
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) expires 02/06/2020
Coachella Valley's Volunteers in Medicine (VIM).
Provide four hours a week of my time at the Coachella Valley Clinic of Palm Springs, California to residents of the Coachella Valley who can not afford health-care services for free.
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