Compassionate and motivated Registered Nurse with 2+ years experience, seeking position in a healthcare setting to utilize the education, skills and professional experience to provide quality patient care.
Student Nurse Extern - Pool Position, 06/2012 to 04/2014 Einstein Healthcare Network – Philadelphia, PA
Function in the role of a patient care associate (PCA) at all units in the hospital.
Assist the Registered Nurse (RN) with admissions, transfers and discharges.
Perform vital signs, blood glucose checks, EKG and blood draws.
Provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) and one-to-one observation for patient safety.
Document vital signs, ADL's, and one-to-one observation.
Communicate patient needs and changes in condition to the assigned RN.
Registered Nurse, 05/2014 to Current MossRehab - Stroke Unit – Elkins Park, PA 19027
Provide nursing care including assessment, intervention, evaluation, education to patients and family members. emotional and spiritual
Administer medications, including intravenous fluids/drugs and evaluate the patient response to treatment.
Perform blood draws, tracheostomy care, wound care, gastrostomy and nasogastric tube care, central line care.
Monitor laboratory values and notify physicians when appropriate.
Provide education to patients and family members from admission to discharge regarding their condition and medications.
Develop appropriate patient care plans, including assessments, interventions and nursing diagnoses.
Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members about changes in a patient's clinical condition and provide recommendations.
Provide basic nursing care and assist with activities of daily living (ADL).
Assume the role of a charge nurse on a rotating basis which includes making shift assignments, delegating care to other staff members.
Education & honors
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2014 Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
Recipient of J. Russell Fawley Fund Scholarship
State of Pennsylvania - Registered Nurse, 2014; License Status: Active
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association, PA
CPR/BLS - American Heart Assocation, PA
Efficient in Electronic Health Record (EHR) System: AECIS and EPIC