Registered Nurse with experience providing compassionate care in a hospital environment.Patient-focused Registered Nurse with a background in geriatric care ,subacute ,hospice and 18 years of experience in the medical field as a nurse. Skilled in providing assessments,IV assess and IV therapy,wound care,and many more nursing task with excellent communication and teaching skills.
Assess patients,obtain history,educate patients on covid 19,medications ,adverse reactions ,selfcare,isolation and precautions.Administer covid vaccinations and data entry.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.Tested glucose and administered injections.Administered IV therapy and insertion of peripheral lines for IV therapy.Lab draws through PICC lines.
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSING
Academic Achievement Award
Registered Nurse-Associate of Science in Nursing
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification CPR certified (American Heart Association)
LTAC,Rehab & Acute care,PCU & TCU exp,MedSurg/Tele,Orthopedic, hospital exp., Hospice, infection control, team leader, Palliative care, patient care, exp. Covid units.Patient evaluation, positioning, Problem resolution, progress, Staffing and wound care,ekg ,telemetry exp.
Experience with various Cardiac drips,insulin drips,limited exp Bipap management, stroke certification, manage and maintain chest tubes,insert NG and peg tubes,exp w/covid patients.Perform EKGs,Lead nurse exp.and orienting/training new staff nurses.
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