Accomplished Registered Nurse with over 25 years of expertise in ambulatory and clinical patient care experience. Passionate about driving positive outcomes for diverse types of patients. Dedicated to enhancing quality of care, safety and efficiency in a team environment. Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 15 years as a G.I. procedure nurse. Well-versed in the comprehensive care of G.I. patients; such as preoperative, PACU, procedural care; including the administration of conscious sedation. Offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with a variety of G.I., pancreas and liver disorders. Best strengths include positive attitude, flexibility, and joy and purpose in providing top-notch service to patients and colleagues.
Current role and duties include Adult Internal Medicine Clinic RN and Telephone TRIAGE. Patient population includes a variety of chronic medical diseases; incuding diabetes, kidney, liver and oncology patients. Cross trained to work several days weekly in Oncology Chemotherapy Infusion Center administering chemotherapy and other infusion treatments. Current ONS Chemotherapy BIO certification. Strong communication and written skills. Assists with paracentesis procedures. Excellent patient care and team leadership skills. Health Connect EPIC commuter charting.
Patient advocate; assists with appropriate referrals, medication management. High level of respect by staff and physicians, and management. Well organized, disciplined, high level of productivity. Pursuing Master's level education in Nursing.
Acute Care Setting: Post Anesthesia care of post operative patients; including G.I. patients, adults and pediatric population; monitor patients airway, vital signs and treat for pain and/or adverse reactions. Pre-op prep of patients included.
Certification in ACLS, PALS and BLS.
GI Procedure Nurse- administer conscious sedation to endoscopy patients under MD supervision; monitor Vital Signs, airway. (primary responsibility during time at Hope Square Surgery Center.
Assist in post anesthesia care unit; responsible for the assessment, intervention and nursing care plan for patients recovering from surgery; including Adults and Pediatric population; Ears, Nose and Throat, gynecology, orthopedic, eyes, general surgery and pediatrics. Current certification in ACLS, PALS and BLS.
Preoperative and Post anesthesia care nurse; responsible for the assessment and intervention of care for patients prior and after surgery; including Adults and Pediatric population; Ears, Nose and Throat, gynecology, orthopedic, plastic surgery, eyes, general surgery and pediatrics. Current certification in ACLS, PALS and BLS.
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