Caring Registered Nurse with 28 years experience in multiple areas of nursing.Skilled in providing corporate, individual, and urgent/emergent care to all types of patients. Most recent focus being triage and staff duties within an urgent care setting.
Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2004 to present
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2006 to present
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1980 to present.
Registered Nurse (RN) License 1985 to present
Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE) Certification 2011 to present
OSHA representative, Lead nurse responsible for overseeing daily operation in conjunction with physician,mid level, and CMA.Responsible for patient flow from triage through discharge. Proficient in specimen collection and reflex testing. Proficient in maintaining and documenting patient medical history,vital statistics,and test results in medical record. Application of soft splints. Initiate and maintain IV therapy. Package and sterilization of instruments for autoclave.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Responsible for maintaining employee medical records,administered
hearing, pulmonary function,breath alcohol and urine drug screening,responsible for emergency response team during shift. Provided basic first aid for injury and illness during shift.
Involved in start up of center. Assist with work comp injuries. Occupational health physicals. Urine drug screen collection and MRO reporting. Breath alcohol testing, DOT exams , vision,hearing, and pulmonary function testing. Administer and maintain travel eds. Obtain blood and urine specimens for wellness testing.
Assist physicians with physicals, maintain team and individual physician schedule, telephone triage, assist with flexible sigmoidoscopy, maintained patients medical records: updating history,vital signs,and medications.
Triaged ambulatory,and EMS patients, Assisted ER physicians with various emergencies, Assisted with scheduled Or type here your correction... , Initiated and maintained intravenous assess, Adviser for new graduates.
Primary care for assigned medical patients rotating 1st and 2nd shift. Assisted in orienting new employees to the unit. Assisted with charge duties when a senior nurse was absent.
Admit, assess, and care for postpartum patients. Admit,assess,and care for newborns . Maintained charge in units when senior nurse was absent. Oriented new employees to the unit.
6 week training course for RN's interested in working in critical care areas of the hospital.
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