12 years nursing experience in Peri-operative, Medical Intensive Care, Telemetry and Vascular Radiology. Maintains strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction and being strong advocate for patients. Committed to providing excellent, compassionate care and teaching to patients.
Registered Nurse (RN), State of North Carolina 2004- present
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014-present
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2015- present
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) 2015- present
Vascular care understanding
BAC screening/drug screen collection
Strong medical ethic
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Trained in in- and out-patient care
IV drug therapy management
Colostomy care familiarity
Trained in pre and post op care (adults and pediatrics)
Wound cleaning/care expertise
Moderate Sedation expertise
Excellent IV start skills
Trained in vent management
EKG strip interpreter
Excellent phlebotomy skills
Company NameCity, StateStaff RN IIMonitored pre and post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Assisted patients with oxygen therapy in post-op. Managed caseload of variety of clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care. 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. Provided necessary health education training/ discharge instructions.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD, DM2, and asthma.
Company NameCity, StateStaff RN IIExcellent vascular radiology staff nurse. Expertise in various vascular radiology procedures including embolization, angioplasty, stent placement, IVC, drug eluding beads, and thrombolysis. Responsible for
administering moderate sedation for patients receiving various invasive
interventional radiological procedures under fluoroscopy. Duties include
pain management, airway management, mentation management during such
procedures; including points on a continuum per patient. Additional duties included starting IV's and initiating and maintaining monitoring of vital signs while under moderate sedation.
Company NameCity, StateLead Nurse, Third floor, Float Pool NurseResponsible for providing professional nursing care services for patients with medical and long-term psychiatric disorders. Utilized strong clinical care skills as well as psychosocial support to patents and families. Duties
included managing patients with difficult and combative behaviors,
learning NCI training, medication administration, assess clients
thoroughly after incidents or accidents, ensuring participation in
plan of care and coordinating care between medical doctors
and psychiatrist. Additional duties included starting IV's and deescalating violent behavior directed toward self, staff, and other residents.
Company NameCity, StateStaff Nurse (Agency)Provide staffing assistance for on-site clinics within large manufacturing companies in NC. Duties
included on-site drug testing, BAT testing, vision screenings/ exams,
hearing screenings/ exams, pre-placement physicals, respirator
physicals and office visits. Responsible for first aide in all facility accidents. Coordinated care with on-site ANP and MD. Dispensed OTC medications per policy.
Company NameCity, StateStaff NurseServe as charge nurse and preceptor. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Provided comprehensive care for patients with life threatening illnesses in medical ICU. Promoted health, education, and support to patients and families. Duties
included bedside monitoring, 12-lead EKG expertise, experience with variety of
ventilators and calculating various drips and titration parameters to
achieve hemodynamic stability. Knowledgeable in responding to a medical arrest and following ACLS guidelines. Duties
also included providing assistance to the physician for bedside
procedures such as spinal taps, insertion of a central lines, and assist
with the insertion of arterial lines. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with unit policies and procedures.
Company NameCity, StateStaff NurseStaff nurse for patients with life threatening illnesses in CCU or cardio/pulmonary unit. Duties
included bedside monitoring, 12-lead EKG,
ventilator experience, and calculating/ maintaining various medication infusion drips to
achieve hemodynamic stability. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Company NameCity, StateStaff NurseDelivered a complete range of acute care services for long-term patients. Accurately
obtained and documented patient history and medication lists, assessed
individual conditions and needs, and prioritize patient care. Worked extensively with ventilators, arterial monitoring and triple lumen CVP monitoring. Prepared equipment and assisted physicians during patient examinations. Also
worked extensively with wound care which including: staging wounds,
providing a detail assessment of the wounds once exposed for cleaning/ treatment, assisted with bedside debridement,
provided various treatments/dressings. Expertise in various wound vac's, pulse
lavage and specialty beds.
Company NameCity, StateMonitor Technician/ Registered NurseProvided direct nursing care, medication, and blood
administration to patients with mild congestive heart failure, acute
chest pain, and gastrointestinal bleeds. Accurately obtained and documented patient history and medication lists, and assessed individual conditions and needs. Received
extensive knowledge with reading EKG rhythm strips and analyzing
difficult and rare cardiac conditions. Extensive knowledge of how to read and perform a 12-lead EKG's. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
Education and Training
Nash Community CollegeCity, StateAssociate Degree: Nursing, ADNNursing, ADN
University of North Carolina at WilmingtonBachelor of Science: NursingCurrently enrolled since August 2015 in online RN-BSN program. Current GPA 3.89. Awarded Deans List 2015. Member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.
Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for a broad range of patients.
Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.
Documented patient intake information.
Educated families about procedures, treatment regimens, prevention and care.
Maintained compliance with regulatory standards designated on each unit .
Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.
Healthcare: intravenous therapy, EPIC computerized charting, great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills
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Nash Community College
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
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