Experienced acute care RN seeking to provide quality, compassionate care for clients in the home care setting.
American Heart Association: Healthcare Provider BLS - 3/31/18
American Heart Association: ACLS - 9/30/18
RN-LTAC, 02/2016 to CurrentDaniel Drake Center for Post Acute Care － Cincinnati, OH
Provide nursing care to patients with ongoing/acute medical conditions such as: Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injuries, Acute Respiratory Failure, Complex Wound Care, Organ Transplants, and Complex ENT surgery.
Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to develop an individualized plan of care.
Work closely with physicians to communicate changes in assessment findings, abnormal labs/diagnostics, and patient/family concerns.
Provided quality nursing care to a wide variety of acute/chronically ill adults in the hospital setting.
Participated/completed multiple skill building programs offered by hospital including but not limited to: IV therapy certification, Telemetry/EKG certification, EPIC training, and LIFT training.
As part of the hospital float pool, I had the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of acute care settings including the following: telemetry/step-down, cancer care, med/surg, and rehabilitation.
Spent approximately ten years on an Ortho/Neuro/Med-surgical floor. Gained extensive experience in the care of a wide variety of post-surgical patients. Monitored/maintained within scope of practice: IV infusions, PCA pumps, epidural infusions, Murphy drips, chest tubes, and other various surgical drains and appliances.
Participated and contributed to maintenance/improvement of unit/hospital quality assurance goals and interventions including: SCIP, fall prevention, and prevention of UTI's.
Participated and contributed to maintenance/improvement of unit/hospital customer satisfaction ratings (Press/Ganey).
Participated in/contributed to the unit's evidence based practice journal club.
Served as preceptor for LPN students and new employees.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science:Nursing,2014Hondros College of Nursing － West Chester, OH, United States
Clinical rotations in the following hospitals: Bethesda North Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Fort-Hamilton Hughes Hospital.
Preceptorship at Bethesda North Hospital in Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).
Recipient of Nurse Scholar Award which recognizes outstanding clinical and academic performance.
Recipient of Nightingale Award which recognizes excellence in teamwork, professional attitude, and working toward the good of the class and school.
Practical Nursing Diploma:LPN,1995Career Development Center － Newport News, VA, United States
Clinical Rotations at the following sites: Williamsburg General Hospital, Childrens Hospital of the Kings Daughters, Hampton General Hospital, and Riverside Hospital.
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