Enthusiastic, compassionate RN with excellent interpersonal skills and strong work ethic seeking to stimulate professional growth by caring for diverse patient populations in community based medical facilities.
Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients. Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems. Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity. Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options. Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions. Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches. Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV and Cardiac drips therapies, experienced working with Covid-19 patients infections control and prevention.
Acute patient care in telemetry medical surgical unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring patients per shift. Ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient. Checked and recorded vital signs of patients and reported changes in patients' behavior or conditions as per protocol. Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and roundingwith physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments and assisting staff. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Assessed patients and documented their medical histories. Managed care for patients through discharge.
Experience with various medical conditions, treated patients with chronic/acute health problems. Developed and implemented treatment plans for patients with broad range of physical and mental health issues. Achieve the respect of physicians and coworkers for calm, levelheaded and quick thinking to restore the safety and security of patients and staff. Ensured that doctors orders were effectively carried out, including testing, medical procedures. Ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests. Liaised between patients, physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Instructed patients , family members on proper discharge care.
Monitored patient reactions to drugs, and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials. Experience with various conditions including Schizophrenia, PTSD, OCD, Bipolar disorder, alcohol withdrawal syndrome, opiates withdrawal, sexual abuse. Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests. Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management. Developed and implemented nursing care plans. Provided on-call care at all times of day and night. Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies. Scheduled patient admissions and discharges. Specialized in the nursing care of patients with chemical dependency.
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