Thirty two years of experience in medical surgical nursing. At present on Medical Surgical Telemetry unit with Stroke certification. Focus on assessment, evaluation, initiating treatment following protocol and care plan. Strong reputation for maintaining patient safety and communication. Has experience as Charge Nurse, Resource Nurse and Flex Nurse, team-player.
Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio, License number RN 346534.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 07/12/2012 to 07/2014
NIH Stroke Scale - English Group C-V3 - 3rd Certification
Use the 3 right checks before passing medications
32 years of conducting physical exams on medical surgical units
NIH Stroke Scale Certification 2013
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Safely administered medications, including IVs, TPN/Lipids, blood productions and PCA (patient controlled administered IV pain medication). Performed sterile dressing changes using aseptic technique.
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