Compassionate and hardworking Registered Nurse with 4+ years of experience in float pool providing individualized patient care in multiple general medical units as well as critical care units.
Strong Work Ethic
09/2019 to CurrentRegistered Nurse, Critical Care Float PoolCompany Name | City, State
Provided exceptional care on three Critical Care units (ICU, SCCU, ED) as well as PCU
Assessed complex medical cases to deliver high-quality patient care in high-traffic critical care settings.
Collaborated with all levels of healthcare providers in prioritizing surgical cases and resources.
Reported abnormal findings and changes in patient status to doctors, applying appropriate nursing measures.
Identified patient care problems and implemented corrective actions in alignment with hospital policies, procedures and regulations.
Worked with physicians, nurses, technicians and therapists to formulate, implement and modify individual care plans.
Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
Documented work in Epic Charting System and updated patients' charts with orders and observations.
Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
Protected critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by limiting visitors, using proper PPE and using strong infection control procedures.
Managed needs of chronically ill and acute patients with well-coordinated treatment strategies.
Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
12/2018 to 10/2019Registered Nurse, Float PoolCompany Name | City, State
Provided exceptional care on several General Medicine units (Med/Surg, Orthopedics, Oncology, Renal, Cardiac, Observation, Behavioral Health, Inpatient Rehab)
Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients
Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
06/2016 to 12/2018Licensed Practical Nurse, Float PoolCompany Name | City, State
Provided exceptional care on several General Medicine units (Med/Surg, Orthopedics, Oncology, Renal, Cardiac, Observation, Behavioral Health, Inpatient Rehab) under the supervision of an RN
Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
Delivered updates in patient status to designated RN, recording all changes in medical records.
Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
06/2013 to 07/2014ParamedicCompany Name | City, State
Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
Triaged injuries by communicating with patients, bystanders and family members, and identified appropriate medical facility for transport.
Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
Administered continuous 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring to record heart rhythms in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
Communicated with treatment center personnel and dispatchers to provide information about situation, arrange reception of victims and receive instructions for further treatment.
Used Epic Charting System to accurately document services provided to reduce liability and improve patient care.
Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
Performed intubations to secure airway in patients under respiratory and cardiac arrest.
Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at scene.
Communicated with medical professionals in medical terms to relay patient needs and maintain accuracy.
Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring.
Stayed in constant communication with patients to continuously maintain care and comfort during transportation.
05/2018Associate of Applied Science | Registered NurseNorthland Community And Technical College, City
05/2016Associate of Applied Science | Licensed Practical NurseNorthland Community And Technical College, City
05/2013Associate of Applied Science | Firefighter/ParamedicNorthland Community And Technical College, City
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Northland Community And Technical College
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Registered Nurse, Critical Care Float Pool
Registered Nurse, Float Pool
Licensed Practical Nurse, Float Pool
05/2018 Associate of Applied Science | Registered Nurse 05/2016 Associate of Applied Science | Licensed Practical Nurse 05/2013 Associate of Applied Science | Firefighter/Paramedic
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