15 years of health care experience in providing knowledgeable, compassionate, and professional care to patients of all ages and medical conditions. Detail oriented, organized, vigilant, and accurate while working under pressure in fast paced environment. Adept at managing multiple and diverse tasks simultaneously. Identify opportunities and provide patients and caregivers education to promote wellness and healthful follow-up care. Dynamic communication skills with peers, patients, and all medical personnel while keeping the needs of the patient foremost in mind. Identify and solve problems using available resources .Flexible to changing priorities based on the needs of the patient and the facility.
Registered Nurse State of TN License number 145603
Critical Care Registered Nurse number 1035803
As charge nurse in SICU, I made daily assignments, assisted in patient care and in training/transitioning new hires. Supervised other RN, PCTs, and Unit clerks. A resource of knowledge and experience. A liaison between bed desk, doctors, other collaborating health care workers, and families. Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Partnered with a team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.Worked as part of a team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.
As a staff nurse in SICU, provided the highest level of care while working in a Level 1 Trauma hospital. Obtained my BSN and CCRN while working in the unit. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
As charge RN in L&D/Triage/High Risk Antepartum Unit, I was in charge of all three areas including making patient assignments, assisting with any nursing or patient needs, providing resources, training and education. Scheduling inductions, and Cesarean Sections as well as accepting transfers and admits to the departments.
As staff nurse, provide quality care to labor & delivery patients, including high risk antepartum patients requiring supervision of both patient and baby. Monitoring fetal heart tones both with external and internal monitors. Assessing and monitoring the progress and tolerance of laboring patients with and without induction meds including Pitocin, Cytotec and Cervidil. As well as managing patients who are in preterm labor and preventing delivery with medications such as Magnesium Sulfate. Assisting with both vaginal and cesarean sections, and monitoring during the recovery period status post delivery.
exceptional delivery of care
eagerness to learn and advance
quality nursing to every patient
great team rapport
American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
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