An accomplished nurse, capable of connecting with a diverse patient population while consistently producing quality care through an evidence/relationship-based nursing approach. Seeking an opportunity that utilizes my critical thinking, time management and patient advocacy mentality.
Registered Nurse/Nurse Supervisor May 2014 to CurrentManorCare Health Services － Walnut Creek, CA
30-40 hours a week Collaborates with physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dieticians, social workers, case managers, pharmacists, speech language pathologists, respiratory therapists, and other members of the disciplinary team to help patients maintain or increase modified levels of independence.
Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families in order to understand care requirements Creates and establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
Teaches patients rehabilitation techniques for independence Helps establish patient care goals; teaching patients, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards Strives to resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Promotes a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; requesting assistance from health care support personnel when needed Establishes preventative care techniques for patients by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Strives to create continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Rehabilitation Unit Coordinator September 2009 to March 2012CPMC - California Pacific Medical Center － San Francisco, CA
Provided general clerical and administrative assistance to staff members who cared for the stroke, spinal cord injury and brain injury patients in the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.
Responsible for electronic patient information management, patient data collection and entry, forms management, order and results processing, processing of admissions/discharges/transfers, and departmental communication.
Coordinated and prioritized unit activities in conjunction with nursing staff, physicians and other departments within the hospital.
Assured smooth and efficient operation of the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.
Recruitment Assistant March 2008 to July 2008Eden Medical Center － Castro Valley, CA
Handled announcements for the two hospitals through Taloe software, including internal postings, reviewed and distributed resumes Monitored and maintained the transfer bids and requisition files Facilitated interviews and hiring documents Coordinated and followed up with background checks Coordinated and followed up with required health and immunization testing Administered employee referral program Written offer letters and coordinated new hire orientation Created and maintained employee files Processed employee information in Lawson payroll/HR system Covered the front desk for the HR Representative while at lunch.
Human Resources Coordinator February 2005 to March 2008LifeLong Medical Care － Berkeley, CA
Handled all recruiting needs for 7 clinics with 350+ employees, including announcements, internal and external job postings, reviewed and distributed resumes and applications, phone screened potential candidates, conducted interviews and coordinated and attended job fairs Facilitated interviews and hiring documentation Coordinated new hire orientation Coordinated required health and immunization testing Processed employee information in ADP payroll/HR system Created and maintained employee badge/photo system Administered employee referral program Co-coordinated benefits enrollment, changes, terminations of benefits and COBRA notifications Administered and coordinated tuition and continuous medical education reimbursement Processed all payroll action forms Coordinated and maintained introductory/annual employee evaluation scheduling Prepared various reports including EEO and EDD reporting Managed employee verifications, termination paperwork and exit interviews Professional Experience cont.
Nursing Assistant December 2000 to November 2006John Muir Medical Center － Walnut Creek, CA
Provided patients with personal hygiene and daily living needs; provided comfort, transportation and vital signs monitoring Prepared equipment and supported Register Nurses/Doctors during patient assessment and treatment Effectively addressed patient issues and ensured customer satisfaction Documented actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records Maintained work operations by following policies and procedures Performed general administrative duties 2.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science : Nursing, 1 2013Denver School of Nursing － Denver, CONursing
Bachelor of Science : Business Administration, 1 2004California State University － Haywood, CABusiness Administration
Licenses & Certifications: California State - Department of Consumer Affairs Sacramento, CA Registered Nurse (95032387) Expiration Date: May 2016 BLS Healthcare Provider Expiration Date: March 2016 ACLS Expiration Date: September 2015