Registered Nurse with 2 years nursing experience on a pulmonary step-down unit. Provided care to high acuity patients requiring complex medication/treatment regimens. Looking to expand my nursing knowledge in the area of labor and delivery.
Acute care expertise
Palliative care awareness
In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
Venipuncture/blood draw expert
Professional bedside manner
Thorough physical assessments
Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
11/2011 to Current
RNPulmonary Step-Down, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital – Pittsburgh, PA
Provide direct care for up to four patients needing lung transplants, or those who have had a previous lung transplant.
Knowledgeable in insulin and heparin drips, chest tube care, and tracheotomy care.
Work closely with the pulmonary team of doctors.
Performed lab tests and communicated results.
Have taken on the role of charge nurse when needed.
Precepted several new RN's.
05/2009 to 11/2011
Patient Care TechnicianPCT, Acute Care, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital – Pittsburgh, PA
Provide direct patient care as directed by the RN including activities such as bathing, feeding, toileting, and ambulating patients.
Obtain and record patient vital signs and blood glucose levels.
Respond to call lights and telephones.
Transported monitored patients to testing.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Carlow University - Pittsburgh, PA