RN with 18 years experience in oncology (staff nurse) , family practice (office RN and lab manager) and long term care (staff nurse, inservice director, ADON). Currently employed in summer months at camp for developmentally disabled children and adults. Certified in CNA and QMA instruction. Excellent communication and teaching skills.
Registered Nurse in the State of IN 1992, License # 28117746A
CPR Adult/Child/Infant & AED certification
Chemotherapy Certification 1992
Nurses Aide Program Director and Instructor Training 2008
Qualified Medication Aide Instructor 2008
Summer Camp Nurse at camp for developmentally disabled children and adults. Administered meds, responsible for treatments, G-tubes, dressing changes, general first aid issues. Maintained calm, positive experience for all campers, ensuring their health and safety.
2004-2006 Staff nurse responsible for assessment, implementing plan of care of patients in skilled setting. 2006-2009 ADON, Inservice Director responsible for staffing, employee education and orientation, infection control, quality assurance and budget management in compliance with nursing standards, policies, procedures. 2009-2011 Staff nurse, CNA clinical instructor.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team. Obtained/Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Provided patient education. Performed as triage nurse also performed suture removal, venipuncture, tested glucose, administered injections. Managed and maintained CLIA lab. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
Managed caseload of 6 patients, providing assessment, education, plan of care, treatments, IV therapy, med administration, central line and wound care. Completed chemotherapy certification, administering chemotherapy as ordered. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
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