Loyal, energetic, collaborative Registered Nurse with 21 years experience in healthcare. Skilled in providing care to all age groups primarily geriatric and middle aged med/surg with a steadfast commitment to quality care and preventative care advocacy. Excellent communication skills with strong operational skills critical for caring for patients during high census.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
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.
Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Evaluated patients presenting with asthma, appendicitis and hernia.
Provided necessary health education training for patients.
Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
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