Professional nurse with exceptional skills in critical thinking, and a passion for the profession of nursing, seeking to provide safe and comprehensive care to patients in an acute-care or ambulatory setting.
Meditech and Cerner documentation
Substance Withdrawal Management
Wound and Ostomy Care
Invasive Line Management
02/2017 to Current
Registered NurseMedical Center Navicent Health － Macon, GA
Provides care for up to 6 patients during post-op period.
Anticipates needs of the post-op patient.
Evaluates pain level and ensures adequate pain management.
Monitors diagnostic lab/test results and notifies physician as necessary.
Performs assessments of wound/incision.
Performs aseptic procedures and provides care in accordance with universal precautions with respect to surgical wound care, intake and output, injections, inserting/maintaining IV lines, maintaining PICC lines, and drawing blood for laboratory examinations.
Administers medications as ordered via the oral, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, nasogastric tube, and gastric tube routes.
Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) and other equipment to administer diagnostic tests.
Evaluates electrocardiograph strips.
Collaborates effectively with interdisciplinary team, and performs accurate charting.
Develops, implements, and revises plan of care as needed to promote safe patient care and comfort.
06/2016 to 12/2016
Registered NurseIntermediate Care Houston Medical Center － Warner Robins, GA
Conducted an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient's immediate condition or needs within the specified timeframe.
Conducted ongoing assessments as determined by the patient's condition and facility's policies, procedures or protocols and reprioritizes care accordingly.
Developed plan of care that is individualized for the patient reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
Performed appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
Performed therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care for the patient and his/her family.
Provided individualized patient/family education customized to the patient and his/her family.
Documented patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
Initiated emergency resuscitative measures according to adult resuscitation and advanced life support protocols.
Reported patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
02/2015 to 06/2015
Registered NurseMedical/Surgical & Dialysis Houston Medical Center － Warner Robins, GA
Managed assignment of up to 7 patients on Medical Surgical and Dialysis Unit.
Cared of patients with diagnoses including, but not limited to, acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, respiratory failure, diabetes mismanagement, and psychiatric illness.
Performed total patient assessments including neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, IV site/line, PICC lines, surgical/trauma wounds, tracheostomy, urinary catheters, nasogastric tubes, gastric tubes, chest tubes, and ostomies.
Educated patients and families on disease processes, medical-surgical procedures, and aspects of therapeutic regimens, including medication and pain management techniques.
Performed aseptic procedures and provided care in accordance with universal precautions with respect to surgical/traumatic wound care, intake and output, injections, inserting/maintaining IV lines, maintaining PICC lines, and drawing blood for laboratory examinations.
Administered medications as ordered via the oral, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, nasogastric tube, and gastric tube routes.
Operated electrocardiograph (EKG) and other equipment to administer diagnostic tests.
Evaluated electrocardiograph strips.
Worked effectively with an interdisciplinary team, and performed accurate charting.
Developed, implemented, and revised plan of care as needed to promote patient comfort.
07/2014 to 03/2015
Registered NurseRoss Memorial Healthcare Center － Kennesaw, GA
Managed as many as 25 residents in rehabilitation and long-term care facility Performed general nursing responsibilities, including assessments, medication administration, admissions and discharges, plan of care development/evaluation and resident/family education.
Monitored residents' condition and updated plan of care as needed.
Maintained constant communication with residents, physician and family members.
Collaborated with physician, nursing and support staff to meet residents' needs.
Delegated tasks, ensured compliance with policies, procedures and regulations and provided training to LPNs and support staff as needed.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: NursingKeiser University － Tallahassee, FL
drawing blood, diabetes, Dialysis, EKG, injections, life support, long-term care, medication administration, pain management, patient care, rehabilitation, resuscitation, trauma, plan of care, wound care, wounds
Georgia State Registered Nurse License * RN239830
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Advanced Cardiac Life Support