Professionally trained Registered Nurse with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients, with diverse needs, in an ever changing health care system with high demands.
Strong clinical judgment
Acute care expertise
NIH Stroke Certification
Legal Nurse Certification
Pediatric ICU expertise
Aeromedical Transport Nurse for Pediatric Critical Care Unit
Level II Trauma Experience
Peds, PICU and ER charge nurse experience
Ability to manage staffing for call-ins etc.
Experience with staffing assignments
Stroke, Obstetric, Burn experience
Cardiac Arrest and Traumatic Cardiac Arrest Expertise
Conscious Sedation knowledge and effectively monitoring patient before, during and after procedure
Intubation and airway management from neonatal to adult
Ability to insert Intra-osseous access
Ability to identify pt in need of needle chest decompression
Assist with Lumbar Punctures and bone marrow aspirations
Can identify a patient in airway, breathing or circulatory compromise
Knowledge of transfers and referring centers
Effectively treat pain
High level of autonomy
In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
Qualified critical care nurse
Problem resolution capability
Professional bedside manner
Adept at prioritizing/managing
Safe NG tube insertion and removal
Thorough physical assessments
Patient positioning competency
Clinical experience with child abuse and neglect cases
Substance abuse expertise
Domestic violence prevention
Effective team leader
End of life care
Rapid patient assessments
Sound decision maker
Spinal immobilization methods
Calm under pressure
Patient chart auditing ability
Excellent problem solver
Close attention to detail
Excellent verbal communication
Strategic planning capability
Planning and development
Independent judgment and decision making
Promotes positive behavior
Background in Level II Trauma Center with Burn, Pediatric and High Risk pregnancy expertise
Research and analysis
Trained in pre- and post-surgical care
Mobility assistance aptitude
Diabetes, Hospice, Cardiac and Stroke Patient Care
Policy and program development expertise
Superb interpersonal skills
Exceptional telephone etiquette
Excellent time management
Personable and friendly
Strong team player
Insulin medication assistance/education
Proper catheter insertion/removal
Medical laboratory procedures
Patient and family advocacy
IV access skills
Chest Tube knowledge
Venipuncture/blood draw expert
Chest pain management expert
Can effectively do an EKG
Able to cut a cast and knowledgable of cast care
Experienced in various splint applications
Hospice philosophy understanding
Assistance with Women's health exams
Ability to anticipate needs and prepare before critical situation occurs
Can assist coworkers and doctors without being overbearing
The ability to manage an ER thru put effectively meeting the needs of the patient in a high volume and demanding environment
Highly functional in the assessing, diagnosis, planning and implementing in the nursing process and scope of practice
Registered Nurse-PerianesthesiaThree Gables Surgery Center - Proctorville, OH08/2008 - Current
Closely monitor acute conditions.
Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
Monitored patient reactions to drugs.
Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement.
Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
Delegated staff nurse duties.
Trained new staff.
Followed infection control procedures.
Assisted patients with daily functions.
Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.