Patient focused and ambitious Registered Nurse with 3 1/2 - 4 years experience in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations and pediatric patients. Nursing care to cardiac and surgical pediatric patients for approximately 1 1/2 years. Specialized in neonatal critical care for approximately 2 years. Provided critical evaluation of neonatal and newborn patients, and managed complex medication/treatment regimens. Managed/treated patients with sickle cell disease during red blood cell exchanges. I have a passion for learning and growing professionally in the dynamic healthcare industry.
Registered Nurse, Tennessee License
Qualified critical care nurse
Strong clinical judgement
Problem resolution capability
Professional bedside manner
Patient and family advocate
11/2014 to Current
Registered NurseNeonatal ICU Le Bonheur Children's Hospital － Memphis, TN
Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal patients.
Primary care, assessment and treatment of ventilated, sedated and tracheotomy patients.
Management and care of peripheral access lines and central lines including umbilical catheters, internal
jugular lines, PICC lines and CVLs.
Management and treatment with continuous pharmacological agents, including narcotic and cardiac drips.
Closely monitored acute conditions.
Assessed need for, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
Collected blood, tissue and other
laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures at the bedside.
Followed infection control procedures.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.