Caring Registered Nurse with skills and experience providing compassionate care for 7 years in medical surgical oncology unit, looking for a RN opportunity in post anesthesia care unit.
New York State Registered Nurse License 567811-1 , Active
American Heart Association, BCLS, ACLS, Current
Medical - Surgical Certification, in progress
Basic Critical Care Certificate, April 5, 2011
Perform Charge duties on rotation which include but not limited to collaborating with co-workers in patient care, fairly make RN assignment based on evaluation of staffing requirements and report to Nursing Supervisor floor acuity and staffing.
Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 6-7 high acuity medical, Surgical and oncology patients per shift.
Administer blood, plasma and platelet transfusion and IV therapy, manage epidural, PCA pumps and Insulin drips as per hospital protocol.
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Active team member in primary care nursing. Following patient from admission through discharge.
Educate patients and families in areas of prevention, medication, pain management, use of devices, pre and postoperative procedures and test, management of diseases, wounds, drains and stomas.
Proficiently use a computer based chart entry system for research and documentation.
Provide care in accordance with hospital policy and JCAHO standards.
Serve as patient advocate to ensure patient's medical and emotional needs are met.
Tested glucose and administered injections base on value and sliding scale.
Interview patients to obtain medical history and physical.
Organized, updated and maintained patient charts.
Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
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