Dedicated Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and dedicated work ethic demonstrated by exceptional care, compassion and quality care, with 8+ years of extensive experience in healthcare.
Strong clinical judgment
Clinical Nurse Preceptor
Excellent bedside manner
Shared Governance Committee Chair
Patient and family advocacy
Venipuncture/ blood draw expert
Travel NurseMay 2020 - Aug 2021 Company NameCity, State
Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
Documented patient interactions and interventions in Cerner MedConnect System
Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop, implement and manage care plans, ensuring inclusion of patients' individual needs.
Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
Documented all elements of care and updated patient charts and confidential files to reflect changes in care plans, interventions applied and observations.
Registered NurseFeb 2014 - Feb 2020 Company NameCity, State
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
Performed lab tests and communicated results.
Counseled and educated patients about reproductive health issues and wellness.
Expertise in STDs, HIV and family planning.
Charge nurse on postpartum unit. Oversaw average of 15-30 patients per shift.
Examined patients and dispensed contraceptives and other medications as needed.
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Closely monitored acute conditions.
Shared Governance Chair - Unit-based committee consisting of nurses and patient care technicians who address and discuss concerns that can improve quality and safety, patient satisfaction and overall working environment.
Social Committee Chair- responsible for planning and coordinating social activities in order to improve the social environment of the workplace and encourage collaborative action to help create a sense of togetherness among staff.
Charge NurseJan 2013 - Jan 2014 Company NameCity, State
Oversaw and managed 15 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
Responsible for conducting daily nursing functions in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines
that govern the facility.
Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned comply with the written policies and procedures.
Admit, transfer, and discharge residents with documentation regarding care and service provided.
Participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to the facility.
Complete daily clinical and environmental rounds to evaluate resident care being provided and report significant
Meet and resolve issues with residents and/or family members.
Report significant issues to the supervisor.
Dementia, wound care, quality assurance, infection control,
Emergency Room TechnicianMay 2012 - Feb 2013 Company NameCity, State
Emergency Room technical support for physicians and nurses to optimize patient care.
Assists the RNs and MDs in providing technical care of the patients by performing phlebotomy and IV starts,
performing 12 lead EKGs, transporting patients to other departments, placing patient on cardiac and vital sign
monitors, performing Point of Care Testing, performing wound care, inserting Foley catheters, obtaining lab
specimens and documenting all care/procedures provided.
Assists the Emergency Physician with technical support such as suturing simple lacerations.
Assists the MD with physical exams, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Applies a variety of orthopedic splints and fits patients for crutches.
Cleans equipment and workspace.
Recognizes equipment malfunctions and refers for repair.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2012 - Present
Neonatal Resuscitation Certification
CPR certified through American Heart Association
RN License R203711
NIH Stroke Certified
MASTER OF SCIENCE: MSN/MBA HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION FOCUSWilmington UniversityCity, State
BACHELOR OF SCIENCEBowie State UniversityCity, State
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