Twenty years of experience in primary care in acute care hospital environment. Maintain direct responsibility for providing comprehensive and quality nursing care including assessments, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Assist with examinations and various procedures, perform tests, administer medications, and observe, evaluated, report, and document any changes in patient condition. Excellent communication and teaching skills. Committed to quality care and preventative care. Demonstrated ability to render sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Quickly establish rapport with patients and colleagues. Maintain a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Recognized for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction.
Note: The hospital closed as a result of Hurricane Katrina from August 2005 until October, 2005.
Minor in Chemistry
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1996 to present
CPR certified through American Heart Association 1996 to present
Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana 1996 to present
decision-making, health education, medication management, care coordination, palliative care, patient care, patient flow, primary care, processes, protocols, planning, quality assurance, assessment, rapport, optimal surgical outcomes, optimal medical care
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