A highly skilled career
professional who is committed to looking after the medical needs, emotional wellbeing
and assistance of patients under my care. The skills that make me committed to
my patients, I have developed through my journey of both practice and
profession. I possess extensive communication skills, leadership and
motivational capabilities, multitasking, ability to work under pressure,
coordinated, highly personable, passion and being a positive role model.
Ability to work under pressure
Insulin medication assistance
Patient and family advocacy
High level of autonomy
Fluent in Polish
Problem resolution capability
Professional bedside manner
RN Jul 2014 - Current Cedar Lake Assisted Living and Memory CareLake Zurich, IL
Provided patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Handled day shift with a patient load of 65 residents Acquired Extensive knowledge and ability to use Extensive Care Program (ECP) system.
Cared for 18 residents in Memory Care Unit, all with dementia ranging from stage one to stage seven Overlooked 8-10 caregivers on a daily basis Cared for Neurological, cardiovascular, orthopedic, rehab, and renal patients.
Monitored Variety of blood glucose and administered insulin Arrange for tests and procedures and follow up to ensure completion; not limited to INR draws Evaluated residents regularly for evidence of changes in condition using assessment skills based on accepted nursing standards.
Evaluated residents regularly for evidence of changes in condition using assessment skills based on accepted nursing standards.
Clinicals Oct 2011 Good Samaritan HospitalDowners Grove, IL
Performed over 150 hours of direct patient care in the Emergency Room Department of a Magnet Hospital Communicated effectively with physicians and other members of the health care team Functioned in the role of a RN under supervision of a RN preceptor providing comprehensive care to children and their families experiencing acute emergency health alterations Acquired solid administrative and referral experience; admissions, assessment, treatment and education for multicultural patients Prioritized medical care for patients experiencing trauma or injury Recognized life-threatening problems in a quick manner and helped solve them effectively and efficiently.
Obtained knowledge in relation to dealing with mental health crisis in an analytic and professional manner.
Volunteer May 2011 - Aug 2011 American Cancer AssociationChicago, IL
Help with orientation set up.
Register runners for charity runs.
Inform and educated the public about the work and benefits of ACA.
Participate in the charity runs.
Nursing Assistant Apr 2011 Dryer ClinicAurora, IL
Assisted with initial assessment of children entering the Dryer Clinic.
Performed 11 immunization shots to infants and children.
Communicated with the parents about their child immunization shots and the guidelines for them.
Nursing Assistant Apr 2011 County Health DepartmentAurora, IL
Assisted with nurses' home visits for the High Risk Infant Follow-Up program.
Observed speech therapy for children at NIU Communicative Disorder Center.
Taught the importance of flossing to kindergartners and pre-schoolers at Child Development Lab.
Collaborated with Aurora's Hesed House faculty, my class peers, and a R.N.
to present information about Hypertension to the underserved of the Tri-County community including blood pressure screening and interpretation of the findings.
Volunteer Apr 2011 Hiawatha Elementary SchoolHiawatha, IL
Share with students exactly what nurses do at their jobs, skills needed, education required, and pros and cons of being a nurse.
Interacted and presented to students ranging from 8th Grade to Seniors in High School.
Nursing Assistant Oct 2010 Rush CopleyAurora, IL
for infants with a variety of critical conditions in NICU, communicated with
family members about the status and progression of their child, fed infants
through NG-tube and bottle, and performed assessments on infants every 1-hour.
for patients in Labor and Delivery: started two IVs and performed IV care,
delivered medication orally and through an IV, monitored the mother's and
fetus's cardiac rhythmic strip including contractions of the mother, performed
initial assessment on new born, assisted in delivery of two infants, observed a
C-section in the OR, explained to the new parents to be what is to be expected
during their first child birth.
Baby: Communicated with the client and their families about the detailed care
planned for the mother and child, performed initial assessment of the infant,
took vital signs of the mother and child per protocol.
Nursing Assistant Oct 2010 Central DuPage HospitalWinfield, IL
for 2 patients in the Medical Surgical Unit:; one patient with COPD and one
with Alzheimer's disease, taught patient about the management of COPD and
lifestyle changes. ·
the doctor and a nurse performing a Central Venous Catheter in ICU. ·
gather background information about a patient by being a polish interpreter
between the patient's wife and the nurse.
Nursing Assistant Apr 2010 Linden Oaks at Edward HospitalNaperville, IL
mental illness treatment: depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety,
and borderline personality. Collaborated
effectively with an interdisciplinary team to lead therapy groups on feelings,
self-esteem, and anger. Therapeutically communicated one on one with an adolescent with anger
Nursing Assistant Apr 2010 Kishwaukee HospitalDeKalb, IL
Provided care in the orthopedic unit to patients with various bone diseases including osteoporosis, assisted with transferring the patient to the radiology department and aided with body positioning for x-ray pictures.
Reviewed charts and physician orders to implement individual treatment plans for patients; delegated tasks to patient care technicians.
Volunteer Nov 2009 - Apr 2011 St. Hubert ChurchHoffman Estates, IL
Help coordinate after school activities for teens and adolescence.
Help raise funds for Haiti Earthquake victims.
Participate and help maintain open fest for the community.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing 12 2011 Northern Illinois UniversityDeKalb, IL GPA: GPA: 3.6/4.0Nursing GPA: 3.6/4.0
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