Emergency Room Nurse with over 11 years experience working in urgent and high patient volume settings. Experience in level one trauma to single bed facilities, and all in between.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1999-present
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2001-present
Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2001-present
TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course
Free standing emergency room, where I am the only nurse on duty during a shift. Good communication is a must amongst staff due to the type of facility, we must be prepared to handle what any and all types of emergencies. No ancillary staff to call on. I collect process and result labs in timely manner. As well as maintain stock and ordering of needed supplies throughout emergency room.
I assist patient and dr to achieve an effective treatment plan for an array of autoimmune disorders. I infuse patients with immune gobulins, and monitor for reactions during and post infusion. Provide necessary education on how to manage conditions and follow up care.
Multifaceted environment with a diverse clientèle, which include medical, psychiatric, pediatric and surgical patients. I also had the opportunity to mentor new graduate nurses, assist in planning the new pediatric emergency room, relief charge nurse duties as needed. Full patient care from triage, stabilization, to transfer.
wide range in responsibilities, from pre-op patients for procedures, post anesthesia care, in patient post op care/teaching for multiple orthopedic, plastic, spine and pain procedures. Staffed a one bed emergency room, i was the sole provider for patient until dr on call arrived.
Level one trauma center, facilitate movement of patients through the emergency system. Set up follow up with coordinating outside clinics. Monitor and stabilize and transfer patients to correct level of continuing care.
full patient care, charge nurse managing both patient and peer relations during shift, scheduling of over 70 team members, problem solving and served on patient advocacy team.
Level three trauma center, 54 bed ER, charge nurse, problem solving between staff and patients, triage, minor care, in house psychiatric facility. assisted in helping patients understand their medical care and proper follow up.
Level one trauma center, here I was able to go through trauma training with the U.S. Army, how to be able to recognize and respond to life threatening emergencies medical and surgical. Learned about patient management, time management, how to help and assist patient of numerous cultural backgrounds. At this facility we had trauma rooms, an emergency psychiatric center, ob/gyn emergency care center, minor care, and medical and surgical monitoring areas, I was able to become proficient in all areas of care.
I am currently enrolled in school and plan on spring of 2014.
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