Registered Nurse with current Maryland RN nursing license Eighteen years' experience, including facility and personnel supervision in nursing home settings Extensive knowledge and experience of nursing practices and the ability to communicate practices and procedures to staff Implementation of the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care
for patients Emphasis on health education for patients and caregivers Advanced Training in Cardiac Management, Focused Physical Assessment, and Orthopedic Management Excellent academic background with emphasis on projects related to care plans, and clinical rotations in multiple medical environments, including Northwest Hospital, Baltimore.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification [year to present]
Registered Nurse/Supervisor01/2013 to CurrentELLICOTT CITY HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTERMD
Skilled nursing center and member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies, Ellicott City offers short-term recovery and rehabilitation, as well as long-term services.
Plan, maintain and schedule facilities and personnel, including supervision of 182 beds.
Initial care plan development for patients; treatment plans, and health care goals for individuals with chronic diseases.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary healthcare team members.
Acts as a role model to enhance the professional nursing image and acts as an advocate for clients and staff.
Coordinate plans of treatment; consult with physicians as needed.
Communication, conflict resolution, and problem solving skills.
Train and coach staff regarding performance standards, and provide guidance to staff for procedures.
Supervise direct patient care in accordance with unit standards, with a focus on infection control techniques for equipment and in all patient interactions.
Staff training specific to Infection Control practice to ensure ongoing compliance with agency policies, procedures and regulations; educate patients on tests, procedures, and medication therapy.
Admissions and discharges; administration of medication, medical treatments, wound care, and completion of patient documentation.
Licensed Practical Nurse MD01/2005 to 01/2012POWERBACK REHABILITATION, BRIGHTWOOD CAMPUSLutherville, MD
As part of Genesis HealthCare, Powerback Rehabilitation provides post-acute care designed to get patients home as quickly as possible; state-of-the-art facilities and time-saving, online documentation technology.
Performed and coordinated initial and follow-up patient assessments in accordance with the scope of practice.
Implemented care plans customized to patient needs based on nursing principles and basic assessment skills.
Documented care-related information in accordance with policies and procedures.
Monitored and reported infections as defined by the Centers for Disease Control.
Licensed Practical Nurse MARINER HEALTH CARE OF GREATER LAUREL, (NOW CALLED PAXUTENT RIVER HEALTH AND REHAB NURSING).
01/1998 to 01/2004
Mariner provides extended-stay nursing care to seniors with varying levels of disabilities.
Performed all skills, treatments and procedures in accordance with the scope of practice.
Implemented individualized care plans, monitored health status, documented and reported changes in condition, and adhered to state/federal laws and facility policies and procedures.
Participated in counseling, teaching and emotional support to the client and family.
Licensed Practical Nurse01/1998 to 01/2000PLEASANT VIEW NURSING HOMEMount Airy, MD
Pleasant View provides seniors with an atmosphere of involvement and activity, to encourage camaraderie and socialization, and offers state-of-the-art Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy for residents, as well as on-staff Psychologist, Psychiatrist.
Assessed patient needs and provided client and family/caregiver education and information.
Provided direct patient care using established practice standards, sound judgment and critical thinking.
Provided accurate, detailed and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.
Recognized the need for and instituted emergency measures in a rapid and appropriate manner.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Nursing2012HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGEMDNursing
Licensed Practical Nurse MED TECH TECHNICAL, Alexandria VA1998
acute care, art, agency, basic, caregiver, coach, conflict resolution, counseling, critical thinking, client, clients, documentation, emotional support, Staff training, focus, image, Infection Control, NURSING, direct patient, personnel, plan development, policies, problem solving skills, Psychiatrist, Rehabilitation, sound, Speech Therapy, supervision, teaching, therapy, treatment plans, plan of care, View, wound care
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Companies Worked For:
ELLICOTT CITY HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER
POWERBACK REHABILITATION, BRIGHTWOOD CAMPUS
PLEASANT VIEW NURSING HOME
HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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