Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.
Assisted doctors with examinations of patients by taking vital signs, including blood pressure, height, weight and drawing blood.
Monitored patients' comfort and safety during examinations and tests to alert physicians of abnormalities and changes in patient response.
Assessed extent and nature of injury or illness to prioritize and establish medical procedures.
Administered first aid treatment and life support to care for sick or injured individuals.
Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
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