Dedicated RN with 24 years experience . Seeking a PRN position taking care of ventilator/trach patients. I have worked on a PCU for the last 10 years and most of are patients are discharged to ECF's or LTAC facilities. I feel very confident in my nursing skills. But I know that ECF's have different Rules and governing bodies. I am looking for a new challenge in healthcare.
Acute care expertise
Palliative care awareness
In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
Qualified critical care nurse
Problem resolution capability
Professional bedside manner
Safe NG tube insertion and removal
Thorough physical assessments
Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
Insulin medication assistance
Venipuncture/blood draw expert
Chest pain management expert
Patient positioning competency
Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
High level of autonomy
RN,BSN,PCCN. , 11/2004
to Current The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center – West 10th Ave Columbus,
Staff RN and Charge RN on a 33bed Progressive Care Unit. Responsible for all aspects of patient care . I have Assisted in Staff Education for annual competency, and work as a preceptor for new grads/new hires to the unit. Past duties of scheduler for night shift RN's. Certified BLS, ACLS, PCCN.
to 02/2005 Mt Carmel St Anns – Cleveland Ave,
Westerville ohio RN on a 45 bed Emergeny Department. Worked night shift, providing care to Emergent, Urgent and Non-Urgent patients.Certified in BLS,ACLS,PALS and TNCC.
Administrative Director of Emergency Services, 07/1989
to 10/2001 Knox Community Hospital – Coshocton Ave,
Mt Vernon Ohio 43050 Administrative Director Emergency Services from 1996-2001. Responsible for Development and control of Unit Budget,oversee daily operations of hiring, development, supervision of staff. Hazmat Coordinator,Trauma Register data collector,Payroll. Filled in as house Supervisor when permanent supervisors had time off. Fill in as staff RN during call offs.
Administrative Director ICU 2000-2001 . Responsible for Development and control of budget,ovesee daily operation hiring,development and supervision of staff. Filled in As staff RN during call offs.
Staff RN ICU 1989-1996. Responsible for all aspects of care for ICU/CCU patients/ and their families.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing,
1989 The Ohio State University - Columbus Ohio
American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
Registered Nurse, Ohio -Linda Roberta Tokarsky RN 223505 PCCN -Progressive Care Certified Nurse
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Mt Carmel St Anns
Knox Community Hospital
The Ohio State University
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Bachelor of Science : Nursing , 1989
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