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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Registered nurse with 3+ years of experience in dialysis, in addition to 20+ years experience comprised of emergency medical response and critical care transport. Driven, dedicated, adaptable and resilient individual with strong attention to detail, seeking RN position.

  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Patient and family education
  • Staff education and training
  • Delegation
  • Checking and monitoring vital signs
  • Patient safety
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Accurately maintain patient charts and update electronic charting system daily
Chamberlain University Downers Grove, IL Expected in 06/2020 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.73 GPA
  • Continuing education in Master's of Science in Nursing
Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing Mt. Vernon, NY, Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :

Elected to Class President August 2011- June 2013

LaGuardia Community College of The City University of New York Long Island City, NY Expected in 09/2005 Associate of Applied Science : Paramedicine - GPA :





Work History
Kvc Health Systems - Registered Nurse
Hazard, KY, 06/2021 - Current
  • Closely monitor hemodynamic variances to identify signs of cardiac and other life-threatening complications associated with fluid and electrolyte imbalances
  • Experienced with care of patients involving ventilators, tracheotomies, IVs, central lines, IV pumps,, EKG monitoring, Foley catheters, G-tubes, NG-tubes, and post-op care
  • Responsible for titration of critical drips such as antihypertensive agents, heparin/tPA, anti-arrhythmic, vasopressors, diuretics, and insulin drips.
  • Administer IV medications, antibiotics, IM medications and PO medications according to hospital procedures and policies.
  • Responsible for care of 3-4 critically ill patients on 25 bed Step Down Unit, ranging from young adult to geriatric; including post-operative, alcohol withdraw, drug overdose, septic shock, respiratory failure, stroke and medically declining patients requiring emergency dialysis, neurological assessments and continuous cardiac monitoring
  • Advocate for patients who cannot speak for themselves in situations that require immediate action and act as liaison between patient, patient's family and other healthcare profession.
  • Initiate admissions of new patients from Emergency Department.
  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans in dynamic critical care environment.
  • Assist critical care physician and respiratory therapist in bedside emergent intubation and PICC line placement.
  • Provide direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Implement medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Collect blood and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitor patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Manage quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Administer medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborate with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Advise patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
Beacon Health System - Charge Nurse
Goshen, IN, 03/2018 - 07/2021
  • Administer and monitor physician ordered dialysis treatment and medication to 60+ patients per day; 8-10 patients on nocturnal dialysis
  • Maintain medication and supply inventory; maintain accurate medication count
  • Observe, report and document patient condition, progress and medication side effects
  • Implement effective strategies and care plans to improve patient outcomes and meet recovery objectives
  • Collect lab specimens and order testing
  • Evaluate healthcare needs and goals for treatment with proper referral to available resources
  • Assist in training new nurses
  • Supervise RNs, LPNs and PCTs; delegating nursing assignments
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs
  • Performs ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care
Baylor Scott & White Health - EMT- PARAMEDIC
Austin, TX, 02/2004 - 06/2021
  • Assessed situation severity of emergent medical incidents and provided care accordingly
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to quality care through continuous training and development
  • Executed well-informed critical decision making in high-pressure situations
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care
  • Operated emergency vehicles to transport critical patients
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including airway management and heart monitoring.
  • Effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives and provide medical care
ArchCare At Mary Manning Walsh Home - Resident Care Manager- Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 11/2017 - 01/2018
  • Provided telemetry monitoring of residents in post-acute environment as to prevent re-hospitalization
  • Worked collaboratively with interdisciplinary team members
  • Submit referrals to specialists
  • Educated patients and families on care and treatment
  • Assisted patients in maintaining optimal health by overseeing medication administration, provided wound care, coordinated medical appointments; planned and coordinated patient discharge
  • Assessed patient vitals and conditions during daily rounds, reporting abnormalities in health status and recommended changes to care plans

2020 - American Nurses Association: Mentorship Program

2019- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

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School Attended
  • Chamberlain University
  • Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing
  • LaGuardia Community College of The City University of New York
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • Resident Care Manager- Registered Nurse
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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