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Professional Summary

Experienced,  professional, and dependable RN.   Maintain a quality track record in providing patient-centered care in the hospital, nursing home, and home settings. Diverse experience. Have held leadership positions in LTC facilities and the hospital.

Clinical Experience
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Knowledgeable in patient and staff education
  • Good communication skills
  • Effective policy and program development
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Med/Surgical Nursing
  • Ortho/Neurological Nursing
  • Radiology Nursing
  • Wound & Ostomy care and education
  • Home Health and Long term care experience
Professional Experience
01/2016 - Current
Labor Solutions Inc. Winter Haven, FL Private Duty RN

Providing a wide range of nursing care in a patients home, including but not limited to medication preparation and monitoring, TPN administration, PICC line access and care, teaching, attending MD appt.,  all system monitoring. 

07/2014 - 05/2016
Nurse On Call Winter Haven, FL Home Health Registered Nurse

Coordinated and provided a wide range of care for patients at home.

01/2013 - 04/2014
Winter Haven Hospital Winter Haven, FL Wound Care, Radiology, Staff and Float RN

Evaluated skin and initiated wound care, coordinating with MD's and nurses. Provided conscious sedation for wound debridements. Pt. and staff support and education in wound, and ostomy care, skin assessment and system changes.

09/2008 - 02/2013
Winter Haven Hospital Winter Haven, FL Radiology RN

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Monitored, instructed and educated patients for procedures in Nuclear Medicine, CT, Ultrasound and Interventional Radiology. Pre and post op. monitoring related to procedures, and conscious sedation.



04/2000 - 03/2008
Winter Haven Hospital Winter Haven, FL Float/PRN Nurse

Staff float RN to multiple floors and units, ET and Radiology, admissions team RN

10/1996 - 09/1997
Winter Haven Hospital Winter Haven, Fl Staff RN

A step down unit caring for patients with multiple medical needs.  Assisted in precepting new RN's.

03/1994 - 09/1996
Shands at Alachua General Hospital Gainesville, FL Unit Developer and Director

Developed and directed facility's 20 bed step down unit including ground up ordering of beds and supplies, writing the policies and procedures, recruitment and education of staff.

Education and Licenses
1980
Valencia State College Orando, Fl, USA Associate of Science: Nursing

BLS Certification

Accomplishments

2009 Nurse of the year in Radiology, Winter Haven Hospital

2006 Nurse of the year in Nursing Resources, Winter Haven Hospital

Director and Assistant Director of Nursing in LTC Facilities

Built, directed and opened a 20 bed hospital based SNU


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Summary

A creative and passionate writer and creator with excellent technical skills and proficiency in multimedia journalism and social media. A dedicated and efficient problem solver with more than a year and a half experience in editorial writing, content creating, marketing and social media strategy, media editing, publishing, pitching and researching in a fast-paced environment.

Education

Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Bachelor of Arts : Journalism & Media and Geography, May 2019

GPA : 3.7

Relevant Coursework: Media Publishing and Design, Non Linear Editing, Specialty Camera Studio, Broadcast News Writing and Reporting, Television Reporting, Writing about Social Issues, Social Media and Participatory Culture, Consumer Media Culture, and Photojournalism

Skills
  • Well versed in online, print, and broadcast writing as well as different writing styles including editorial, news, feature, and blog writing
  • Expert in AP and Chicago Style
  • Skilled at creating news packages, including interviewing, writing, shooting, reporting, and editing
  • Trend spotting and researching
  • Technical camera skills
  • Advanced proficiency with creating content and managing Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Proficient with various online publications (Wordpress, Blogger, Medium
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Self starter with extreme attention to detail and time management
  • Experienced with SEO, CMS, and web analytic tools
Professional Experience
Marketing Intern
October 2018 to Current
Colavita Edison , NJ
  • Write lifestyle articles and press releases, create newsletters and copy write
  • Collaborate with marketing tea and recipe developer to produce and edit recipe videos and food photography for social media channels and website
  • Track and analyze analytics for all social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube) using Hootsuite, Google Analytics, and specific platform analytic tools
  • Upload webpages, blogs, and recipes to Wordpress with the use of HTML and CSS and edit SEO content
  • Collaborate with videographer and recipe developer to produce and edit videos and food photography for social media channels and website
  • Assist in company event planning, including the Fancy Food Show and NYC Pride
  • Use research tools (Meltwater and Google Trends) to find trends, advertising opportunities, influencers, features, and competitor ad
  • Create social content for social media profiles and updated web pages to engage consumers
Public Relations Intern
June 2018 to September 2018
LaRue PR LLC Somerville, New Jersey
  • Sent press pitches and assisted in creating and distributing press materials.
  • Tracked and updated client mentions in various press outlets including Seventeen Magazine, Teen Vogue, Brit + Co, and Architectural Digest.
  • Updated and organized distribution lists and media contacts with PR tools (Cision and Muck Rack).
  • Research new contacts, influencers, and outlets for new PR opportunities for clients (SONY, Lulu and Georgia, ban.do, Kristen Ess Hair, and more).
  • Assisted in special events planning, including the Create and Cultivate Chicago 2018 Conference.
Editorial Intern
June 2017 to September 2017
KNOW YOUR MEME Brooklyn, New York
  • Researched, wrote and edited encyclopedic (long-form) and news articles (short-form) in a fast-paced, 24-hour digital newsroom environment in html format with SEO content strategy
  • Trend spotted on various social media, platforms, websites
  • Edited and uploaded media content (photos and videos) for social media and online publication
  • Created and managed content on the Know Your Meme website and social pages.
Research Assistant
September 2015 to Current
THOMAS EDISON PAPERS Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Assist in development of research procedures, manage details of database, and verify database accuracy.
  • Review, transcribe, and edit informational data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information.
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Summary
As a experienced patient care technician my ability to perform multiply medical tasks enables me to be successful in the duties of this position. 
Experience
Patient Care Technician Sep 2014 to Oct 2017
Good Shepherd Medical Center Longview, Tx Assisted nurses with laboring and delivery patients. Also, as a unit clerk I obtained patient information following HIPAA guidelines and assembled patient charts; greeted patients and showed individual to specific assigned room. Proficient in Meditech, Microsoft Outlook, maintain multi phone line system, and other essential office work.
Home Health Aide Apr 2014 to Sep 2015
Jordan Health Services Longview, Tx Traveled to clients homes and performed light housekeeping and assisted in activities of daily living.
Patient Care Technician II Sep 2011 to Sep 2015
Community Healthcore Longview, Tx Facilitated individuals which had intellectual disabilities, in activities of daily living and assisted with correct medication intake.
Nursing Assistant Mar 2009 to Sep 2011
Highland Pines Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Longview, Tx Delivered direct care to patients (bathing, toileting, feeding, grooming, etc.) As directed by the RN or LVN in charge. Always maintained patient comfort and safety.
Nurse Aide Nov 2008 to Mar 2009
Truman W Smith Children's Center Gladewater, Tx Delivered direct care to adolescent patients by maintaining their comfort and safety. 
Education and Training
Kilgore College Longview, Tx
GED, Nurse Aide Gary Job Corps San Marcos, Tx
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Licenses
Registered Nurse- New Mexico.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2001-present. CPR certified through American Heart Association. Previous Certified BLS instructor through American Heart Association.
Professional Summary

Eleven years experience as a Registered Nurse, BSN. Including home health care, MED/SURG, LTAC, Corrections, and Upper Management. Seeking employment which will allow me to provide patient care and utilize my management and supervisory experience with a company who desires a nurse with a large amount of diverse experience in nursing and nursing management. Current unencumbered New Mexico License.

Professional Experience
BSR, RN-Health Services Administrator
June 2019 to Current
Corecivic Inc. Estancia, NM

Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.

Managed work schedule and assigned tasks to individual staff.

Oversaw the on-boarding and training of new healthcare team members.

Monitored contracts that were related to the strategic mission of the healthcare system.

Assisted with the development of regulatory compliance systems.

Monitored employee and provider credentials and immunization statuses.

Recruited well-qualified candidates to fill vacancies and offer residents unparalleled care.

Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.

RN
February 2018 to Current
Accountable Healthcare Staffing Albuquerque, NM

RN at Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Los Lunas, New Mexico. Staff RN in the Mental Health Treatment Center, Level II, and Receiving and Diagnostics. My primary duties include, medication administration, sick call, emergency response,controlled substance, tool, and sharp accountablity, monitoring inmates medical conditions.

RN- LTAC
December 2017 to February 2018
Kindred Hospital Albuquerque, NM Long term acute care. Assessment, admissions, and discharges. Multi disciplinary team approach.Tracheostomy and ventilator care. PICC line and mid line medication administration and care. Peg tube care including medication administration and tube feeding. NG tube care including medication administration and tube feeding. PIV care and medication administration. Extensive wound care, foley catheter placement and care. Colostomy dressing placement and care. 
RN
January 2017 to October 2017
CoreCivic-TCDF Estancia, New Mexico Charge Nurse on night shift for 600 inmates, overseeing one other RN and one LPN. Responsible for medication administration, sick call visits, emergent/urgent situations. Transfer paperwork preparation for inmates transferring out or going to court. Initial Health Screenings. Medical observation monitoring, Mental Health unit monitoring. Current training to perform Initial Health Screenings (Physical Assessments) under the direction of an FNP and MD. All documentation done in EMR (Allscripts).
Health Services Administrator
October 2014 to August 2016
CCA-TCDF Estancia, NM Coordinated all department functions for team of 30+ employees. Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency. Verified and logged in deadlines for responding to daily inquiries. Coordinated meetings with other department managers and served as main liaison between medical, security, and unit management teams.Created databases and spreadsheets to improve inventory management and reporting accuracy. Improved communication efficiency as primary liaison between departments, inmates and government agencies. Handled and processed confidential patient information.
Clinical Nurse Supervisor
August 2011 to October 2014
CCA-TCDF Estancia, NM Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained 16-23 new staff annually. Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness. Created annual goals, objectives, and budget and made recommendations to reduce costs. Served as liaison between management, clinical staff and security and unit management. Implemented standards and methods to measure the effectiveness of facility activities. Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations. Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines. Jumped in to fill gaps for nursing shortage. On call status 24/7.Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed. Organized and led monthly personnel meetings with all team members.Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information. Conducted or approved the performance evaluations for all nursing department employees.
Staff RN
November 2009 to August 2011
CCA-TCDF Estancia, NM Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to inmates. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols during sick calls and emergency's. Initial intake screening, PPD placement, lab draws. Transfer paperwork. 
Staff RN, Med-Surg
July 2009 to November 2009
Presbyterian Hospital Albuquerque, NM 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. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
RN
July 2009 to July 2009
Travel Nursing Albuquerque, NM Provided home healthcare to 2 patients in Grants and Milan, NM with black lung disease from coal mining. Assisted with ADL's, medication administration, light housekeeping, and errands.
Lead Medical Assistant
July 2003 to August 2008
First Choice Community Healthcare Edgewood, New Mexico Lead medical assistant to one MD and two Nurse Practitioners. Assisted with obtaining vital signs, and chief complaints of patients prior to their visit with the provider. Assisted providers with in office procedures, gathering information from outside providers such as x-ray results, notes from referred providers. Trained all new medical assistants and lab technicians. Maintained par levels for supplies and completed monthly orders for supplies and equipment. Filled in for schedulers and referral clerk as needed.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science : Nursing, 2018 Chamberlain College of Nursing USA
Associate of Science : Nursing, 2009 Apollo College Albuquerque, NM, USA
Medical Assisting, 2003 Pima Medical Institute Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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Summary
Registered Nurse with 31 years of experience in Public Health, Home health, hospital and nursing home settings.  Skilled at recognizing changes in patients' statues, administering medication and managing side effects and adverse reactions.  Excellent communicator with both patients and families.
Skills
  • Effective and clear communicator
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Specialization in Tuberculosis disease and medication management 
 
Experience
Public Health Nurse - Case Manager Tuberculosis Division Apr 2004 to Current
Chicago Department of Public Health Chicago, IL
Responsible for performing physical assessments, education and treatment for tuberculosis patients using appropriate protocols and guidelines.  Administer and read skin tests to screen for tuberculosis. Conduct home visits to ensure  patients are complying with prescribed treatment and taking their medication. Provide information and educate individuals regarding the transmission of communicable and infectious diseases.     Assist and coordinate TB contact investigations in the community. Collaborate with physicians and other health professionals to meet the health needs of the patients. Maintains up to date record keeping of tuberculosis cases in State database (INEDSS).  Collect laboratory specimens.  Assist with administration of flu vaccines in community flu clinics. Also worked in the Tuberculosis clinic and provided direct patient care. Familiar with Cerner EMR.
 
Public Health Nurse - Case Manager   Maternal Child Division
Worked with a caseload of high risk infants and high risk maternal patients in the home setting. Responsible for conducting physical assessments, ensured that patients followed prescribed treatment plans and linked families to community resources.  Provided health education and administered immunizations to infants and children. 
Staff Nurse - Long Term Care Facility Little Sisters of the Poor Chicago, IL Provided direct patient care to geriatric patients in a long term care facilty
Staff Nurse ManorCare Health Services - Oak Lawn East Oak Lawn, IL Provided patient care to short and long term patients in a skilled nursing facility.  Duties included performing all routes of medication administration, administered treatments, performed dressing changes, tube and catheter insertion and provided enteral tube feedings.
School Nurse Chicago Board of Education Chicago, IL Duties included addressing the complex needs of acute and chronically ill students, obtaining and assessing school physicals and immunization records, conducting individual health counseling sessions, administering first aid, handling medical emergencies and conducting case study evaluations.
Home Health Nurse West Suburban Hospital Medical Center Oak Park, IL Responsible fir addressing the complex needs of acute and chronically ill patients in the home setting.  Administering and monitoring patient response to pharmacological and therapeutic interventions.  Collaborated with physicians and other health care providers to coordinate efficient patient care.
Staff Nurse Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL Worked as a staff nurse in a variety of areas-Cardiac, medical/surgical, geriatrics and maternal child.  Formulated nursing care plans which addressed the complexity of needs of acute and chronically ill patients.  Initiated appropriate health teaching for patients and their families.  Administered care to patients with a wide range of medical and surgical complications.  Frequently assumed charge nurse responsibilities.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, NURSING 1986 Rush University Chicago, IL
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Professional Summary
Dedicated Public Health Nurse who enjoys advocating for high-risk groups. Comfortable interfacing with stakeholders, peers, community leaders and all members of the public. Seeking a public health role with an organization that assists individuals with HIV and tropical diseases prevention and control.
Skills
  • MS Office package
  • SPSS package and other data entry packages.
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Research and reporting
  • Needs assessment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
Education
School attended, certificate and grade obtained Date Liverpool School of Tropical Nursing, UK (DSRH) In view: Liverpool School of Tropical - 2007
Professional Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health: Public Health Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine - England, United Kingdom 2018
Professional Diploma in Tropical Nursing: Public Health Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine - England, United Kingdom 2017
Diploma: Tropical Nursing Facilitator- School health program, Ikwodioku primary school, Amikwo-Awka, Nurse Leader- Nkala Iyke (NGO) medical outreach and skills acquisition program in communities (Umuawulu, Nibo, Nise, Amawbia, Mbaukwu, Isiagu, Ezinano) in Awka south Local Government of Anamabra state. Quarterly and Annual projects. Facilitator- Mental Health Aware program for Takoradi Christian youths. SDA Ghana project
Bachelor of Science: Nursing University Of Cape Coast - Cape Coast, Central, Ghana 2016
AfriHUB ICT Solutions for Africa:
Registered Nurse: Health Sciences School of Nursing, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital - Enugu, Nigeria 2013
Federal Government Girls' College, Bauchi State (NECO Certificate):
Diploma: Sexual and Reproductive Health West End University College - Accra 2018
Mamco Selab Award/Scholarship recipient for Diploma in Tropical Nursing, 2016 Overall best graduating student Award (First class honour)
West End University College - Accra 2016
Best graduating student (Faculty of Health sciences), Best outstanding Nigerian Student (NANS-GH Award)
AIDS: University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital - 2016
National Students' Award 2014/2015 academic session ('best foreign student of the year') Female category. 2015, Undergraduate project Prevalence of omphalitis in new-born: a retrospective study in Budunburam community, Ghana. Burnout syndrome among haemodialysis nurses: A cross sectional study in F.C.T, Abuja, Nigeria Awareness and perception of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) among medical laboratory scientist in South-East, Nigeria. Conference/Seminar/workshop attended Theme, Organisation, Venue and Date Serve, Connect, Transform & Lead: "Sculpting the Future of Nursing". Sigma Theta Tau International, Honour Society of Nursing, Tau Lambda-at-Large Conference, Park town, Johannesburg, South Africa, August, 2015. South-Eastern Scientific Zonal Conference, Schools of Nursing in south-eastern Nigeria, November, 2012 Nurses: From Silence to voice. Calvary Touch Mission, USA, August, 2012 Campaigning for nursing's future in the 21st century: The need for continuing education, National Association of Nigerian Student Nurses and Midwives, September, 2011 Nursing care of people living with and affected by HIV/, Community health outreach by Church of Pentecost International, Ghana, April, 2016
Community/voluntary services Facilitator- Health education to Umuawulu Catholic women organization, annual august meeting
Work History
Nursing Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa-Ibom - Oron, Akwa Ibom 07/2017 - Current
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
Public Health Nurse Nkala Iyke Foundation, NGO - Awka, Anambra Current
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Counseled and educated patients about reproductive health issues and wellness. Expertise in STDs, HIV and family planning.
Data Officer World Health Organization - Accra, Ghana, Accra 09/2016
Zenith Medical & Kidney Centre, Garki 2, Abuja 01/2013 - 01/2016
Affiliations
Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nurses (USA) Nigeria Red Cross Society (Nigeria) National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwifery (Nigeria) Participated Awards
Volunteer-World Health Organisation (WHO) study on the burden of data reporting on Ghana health workers (fieldwork on data collection) and data entries. 2015- 2016. Volunteer- Institute of Childs Care (ICH) outreach unit (University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital) to Obeledu Community, Anambra State, 2010 to 2012
Languages
Language and technical competence English Language - Official language widely spoken in Nigeria Igbo Language - Native language spoken in the eastern part of Nigeria Hausa Language- widely spoken in the Northern part of Nigeria
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Professional Summary

Service minded Infection Prevention & Control officer with skill in evaluation, monitoring, and health assessment. Experienced in analyzing, trending and presenting data related to improving  quality of care quantitatively.  Serving as a Registered Nurse for more than 18 years in various settings, has resulted in meticulous, resourceful, and proactive approach to nursing care.

Skills
  • Client assessment and analysis
  • Self-motivated
  • Team leadership
  • detail oriented
  • Project management
  • Team liaison
  • Strong verbal communication
Work History
10/2016 to Current
Clinical Nurse Specialist - Infection Prevention & Control Federal Bureau of Prisons Lompoc, CA
  • Provide professional skilled nursing nursing intervention to individuals across the age continuum in  a correctional setting
  • Serve as a resource providing advise and education to nursing staff  and healthcare professionals  regarding infectious disease practices for the correctional complex
  • Manage data surveillance and collection for infectious disease population in the correctional setting
  • Provide educational classes to newly hired staff and annually to all staff regarding infectious diseases, universal precautions, and hand hygiene
  • Collaborate with Executive staff reviewing health care practice policies annually and updating policies to stay current with trends in Infection control practices
  • Report all updates related to infectious diseases data during the Quarterly Infection Prevention & Control Meeting  attended by all department heads
02/2011 to 10/2016
Public Health Nurse - Whiteriver Service Unit Indian Health Services Whiteriver, AZ
  • Epidemiology Program Coordinator
  • Manage lab surveillance for confirmed communicable diseases and sexually transmitted infections on the White Mountain Apache Reservation( population 8,000+)
  • Investigator- Complete consults for confirmed communicable disease cases with states reporting system ( MEDSIS) 
  • State (MEDSIS) investigator for the White Mountain Apache Reservation( 10,000 members on and off reservation)- verify investigated cases and manage transferred cases from other areas that impact the White Mountain Apache Reservation
  • Prepare report(s) for Infection Control Committee
  • Plans the Community Health Nursing program for assigned district/programs working closely with Tribal, State, and County Health agencies 
  • Parent Coaching Program Coordinator under the First Things First Grant Program
  • Receive referrals from outside sources for families that may benefit from Parent Coaching program services
  • Provide professional  nursing interventions to individual and familes in homes, schools and/or outreach clinics that include measures designed to prevent developmental complications and to minimize disabilties
  • Develop programs to meet the unique health needs of clients in settings to include schools, Head Start Centers and Senior Citizen Centers
  • Complete monthly and quarterly Parent Coaching Program reports including success stories of the program to First Things First over site committee
02/2011 to 10/2016
Clinical Lead Nurse Indian Health Services Whiteriver, AZ
  • Work closely with providers using doctors' orders and protocols communicating effectiveness of orders and needs for optimal patient outcomes
  • Manage patient cases for patients using resources' outside the clinic network ensuring that patients stay connected to services needed for continuity of care (1300+ tribal member ) 
  • Make patient work assignment for nursing/ancillary staff and provide guidance on changed nursing clinical procedures and techniques
  • A clinical  resource for community outreach programs and  EMS personnel providing guidance, clinical intermediary and educationist
  • Manage the daily functions of the Health Care center in the absence of the Clinical Supervisor
  • Maintain professional knowledge and proficiency in nursing through continuing education courses, workshops and serving on various committees
10/2008 to 02/2011
Program Management Officer-Clinic Federal Bureau Prison, FCI Estill Hampton, SC
  • Evaluate and Collaborate on the improvement of the Health Care delivery systems and clinical outcomes
  • Participate in Bureau of Prison ( B.O.P) designated National Performance Measures( clinical improvement markers) which help to develop a local plan for health performance improvement
  • Collaborate in the development and/or revision of Annual Infection Control Department goal with Infection Control Committee and Clinical Director
  • Coordinate, Prepare, Record and Report significant finds relatd to quality of medical care and infection control practices to Governing Body Committee for FCI Estill
  • Provide consultation for prevention, surveillance and control procedures  related to health care environment, sterilization practices, and disinfection/decontamination procedures 
Education
2000
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Medical College on Georgia - Augusta, Ga
1999
Associate of Science: Nursing
Georgia Perimeter College - Decatur, GA
Certifications

Licensure: Registered Nurse, State of Georgia- Jan 2019 exp.

Basic Life Support- Oct 2019 exp

Other

Volunter girls softball Coach  for local recreation program

Facilitator for Native Fit Circle( Cibeque, AZ community wellness group)

Received invitations as guest speaker for various Health Care conferences on health care related topics

Hosted bi-annual talk show on local radio station( Whiteriver, AZ) on various health related topics

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Professional Background

To be able to work in a variety of settings that includes nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living facilities and private homes.

Professional Experience
Certified Nursing Assistant 06/2013 to Current Meridian Retirement Community Galveston, Texas
Public Health Nurse II 01/1983 to 02/2013 MALABON CITY HEALTH OFFICE Manila
  • Frontline health care worker in a community.
  • Assists and assess the patients during arrival in the Health Center.
  • Taking vital signs, height and weight and collect sputum specimen Asks personal data, medical history and other related medical condition.
  • Carrying out physician's orders properly and accurately.
  • Administration of medications to patients.
  • Coordinates or collaborates with the health care team for the patient.
  • Supervising in taking their medications especially TB patients.
  • Worked with schools and communities in organizing and conducting education and training on health issues with focus on early intervention and risk.
  • Follow up patients on their homes.
  • Consolidation of weekly and monthly report.
Education and Training
Bachelor Of Science: Nursing 1980 Our Lady Of Fatima University Valenzuela City, Philippines
Graduate Nurse 1979 Our Lady Of Fatima University Valenzuela City, Philippines
High School Diploma 1974 Dalubhasang Epifanio de los Santos Malabon City, Manila, Philippines
Elementary 1970 Malabon Elementary School Malabon City, Manila, Philippines
Certifications

CPR &AED Expires February2015

Licenses

Certified Nursing Assistant (Texas) Obtained May 2013


Registered Nurse (Philippines) Obtained September 1980

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Summary
Bachelor's prepared healthcare professional with 35 years experience. Strong desire to work in a quality organization with a commitment to providing the highest standard of service to consumers.
Highlights
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities
  • Strong supervisory and management skills
  • Time management

 

  • Policy development and implementation
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work problems to a satisfactory outcome


Experience
Employee Health Coordinator / Infection Preventionist
December 2013 to Current
THE WESLEY COMMUNITY Saratoga Springs, NY
Coordinate pre-employment and annual healthcare requirements for 600 employees
Provide direct clinical care to employees as needed
Coordinate the infection prevention program at the facility
Chair safety committee and infection prevention committee
Supervising Community Health Nurse
December 2012
LIVING RESOURCES CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AGENCY Albany, NY
  • Supervise a team of 5-6 Registered Nurse case managers through joint visits, record review, case conferencing and multidisciplinary patient centered conferences.
  • Participate in interviewing, hiring, and orientation of new nursing staff.
  • Determine ongoing educational needs of clinical staff and identify ways to meet these needs Triage phone calls from patients, accept physician calls and new patient orders.
  • Obtain insurance authorization for skilled nursing visits.
  • Interpret agency policies and procedures to staff, patients and community agencies.
  • Maintain schedule of patient and staff visits Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Act as case manager for patient care when needed.
  • Assist the Director of Patient Services in ensuring quality patient care and maintenance of agency standards.
  • Assume role of Director of Patient Services in her absence.
Patient Services Manager
April 1995 to November 2012
VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF ALBANY, SARATOGA AND RENSSELAER Albany, NY
  • Managed a satellite office of 10-26 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale, discipline, and professionalism.
  • Oversaw care of an average office patient caseload of 100-200 patients.
  • Coordinated and managed the daily workload and productivity of the team.
  • Provided ongoing guidance and direct supervision to clinical staff and support staff through observation/joint visits, record reviews, case conferences, performance appraisals and if necessary, the disciplinary process.
  • Clearly articulated clinical standards and expectations and held staff accountable.
  • Advised administration on staffing needs, patient and community needs.
  • Collaborated with Human Resources in interviewing and selecting qualified staff, recommendation of advancement, retention or termination of staff.
  • Oriented new staff to community health, agency policies and procedure.
  • Promoted staff development through coaching, recognition of staff educational needs and promotion of attendance at inservices and seminars Continually interpreted agency policies and procedures to staff, patients and the community.
  • Actively participated in quality improvement efforts of the agency.
  • Ensured compliance with State and Federal rules and regulations.
  • Reviewed and updated service policies and procedures.
  • Promoted cooperation between educational institutions and agency to arrange for educational experiences for students.
  • Triaged calls, provided case management, and assisted with intake as needed.
  • Agency Employee of Excellence in 2005.
Public Health Nurse
June 1984 to March 1995
VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF ALBANY, SARATOGA AND RENSSELAER Albany, NY
  • Assessed physical, mental, emotional, socioeconomic, cultural , spiritual and environmental factors which affected patient's illness, disability and ability to cope.
  • Identified patient problems based on assessment and worked with patient and caregivers to develop, implement, evaluate and revise a plan of care for the patient that was multidisciplinary in nature.
  • Provided direct nursing skills including wound care, venipuncture, collection of laboratory specimens, medication administration and health teaching under the orders of a medical practitioner.
  • Utilized standard precautions and appropriate infection control techniques to prevent the spread of disease.
  • Provided instruction, guidance and supervision to HHA's involved in patient care.
  • Maintained timely and accurate documentation.
  • Assisted with orientation of new staff and acted as preceptor.
  • Participated on agency committees.
  • Maintained self growth and education through attendance at inservices and seminars.
  • Continually had positive performance appraisals and patient satisfaction surveys.
Staff Nurse
January 1981 to May 1984
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Albany, NY
  • Provided direct nursing care under the primary care model of nursing on a medical surgical floor.
  • Participated on hospital code team.
Education
Bachelor of Science : NURSING, 1980 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY, United States GPA: Graduated with college honors and departmental honors in nursing
Additional Information
  • LICENSES Registered nurse licensed in New York State, license # 329181-1