Registered Nurse with 34+ years of experience in acute care hospital setting. Very competent and experienced in delivery of complex care to a variety of primarily adult patient populations, often with several coexisting morbidities.
Capable of and skilled at providing preventative, acute, chronic or rehabilitative care to patients as needs dictate.
Proficient in computerized charting erecord
Considered to be a mentor to many, especially to those newly entering the profession. I enjoy mentoring and teaching, especially the young enthusiastic nurses who are new to the profession, as well as patient teaching. I have a variety of clinical skills both in medical and surgical nursing areas. I have a strong basis in nursing theory and excel in the areas of physical assessment, interpreting of abnormal physical and physiological signs and symptoms. I enjoy interaction with all types of patients. One of my major strengths is defined as the ability to therapeutically interact with even the most socially difficult and challenging patients. I consistently embrace the ICARE values, and pride myself on delivery of excellent patient care, as reflected in quite a few "Strong Stars." I am an expert in documentation and a resource to others for proper documentation substance and format. I have experience in review of medical charts for legal matters and incorporate that experience into teaching others proper documentation standards and techniques.
SIgma Theta Tau (National Honor Society for Nursing) Beta Nu Chapter
Registered Nurse Licensed in New York State since passing NYS Nursing Board Exam in 1980.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, renewed 2014
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, renewed 2014
Telemetry Certified, Advanced Arrhythmia Training and Competency
Enrolled in Crucial Conversations Class Education at SMH, November 2014
Sigma Theta Tau Beta Nu Chapter (National Honor Society for Nursing)
---inducted 1979 intermittently active, currently inactive status
PNCC (Preventative Nurses Cardiac Care) active member
INTERVOL Volunteer 2001- 2003 Unused Medical supply collection, Medical Mission Dangriga, Belize
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