Registered Nurse with 11 years experience in clinical settings, including maternal/newborn, general nursery, Gynecological services, Mental Health, and Rehabilitation services, providing nursing care to diverse populations.
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Psych and mental health care proficiency
Committed to pediatric nursing
Broad medical terminology knowledge
Committed to compliance reporting
Strong medical ethic
Computerized charting specialist
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Familiarity with disease management programs
Wound cleaning/care expertise
Flow sheet charting
Acute and rehabilitative care
IV drug therapy management
Gastroenteral nutrition education
Neonatal and maternity specialist
Medication administration expert
Registered NurseAug 2014 to Current Select Medical － Fort Worth, TXRecorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
Registered Nurse IDD ServicesJun 2013 to Jun 2014 Mental Health and Mental Retardation of Tarrant County － Fort Worth, TXPart time employment.Charted and recorded information in client files. Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose. Conducted comprehensive initial in-home psychosocial assessments prior to first wraparound meetings. Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans. Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes. Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services. Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel. Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills. Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school. Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications. Evaluated patients for psychiatric services and psychotropic medications. Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess the medications' effectiveness and side effects.
Registered NurseJun 2005 to Jul 2014 Texas Health Harris Methodist － Fort Worth, TX
I am an energetic employee, involved in the care, assessment, and maintenance of the postpartum patient and the newborn.
I perform physical assessments, take vital signs, perform ordered tests, procedures, reporting to physicians when needed.
I administer ordered medications, PO and IV, assess surgical dressings.
I am my patient's advocate, providing help and education throughout the hospital stay.
In addition to caring for the postpartum patient, I also care for the gynecological patient when needed.
Patient Care Tech, Unit SecretaryJan 1997 to Jun 2005
Texas Health Harris Southwest 6100 Harris Parkway Patient care tech on medical surgical and telemetry unit, responsible for taking vital signs, assisting with baths, ambulating patients; As Unit Secretary, I was responsible for the inputting of physician orders, organizing of patient charts, copying of charts for patient transport, setting up patient transport with Med 'Star, Non Emergency Transport, etc.
I helped to maintain a good work flow of the units I worked on.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, RN-BSN Program2018Ashworth College － Atlanta, GA, United StatesI am currently participating in the RN-BSN as an online student. My tentative completion year is 2018.
Associate of Applied Science, Nursing2005Weatherford College － Weatherford, TXNursing
Registered Nurse in State of Texas, License number 719388, issued June 2005.
l BLS certification.
l NRP certification.
charts, copying, educator, organizing, Patient care, Patient evaluation, positioning, Problem resolution, reading, reporting, telemetry, therapy, vital signs, take vital signs