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Professional Summary
Professionally trained Home Care Nurse with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs.
Skills
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • ACLS Certified
  • Patient-focused care
  • Tubule feedings and medications familiarity
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Dedicated hospice care provider
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • High level of autonomy
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
Work History
Operating Room Registered Nurse 09/2002 to 05/2004
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Wellesley, MA
  • Developed patient care plans for post-surgical and orthopedic patients, including assessments and evaluations, and administration of medication.
  • Facilitated on-going communication and collaboration with surgical team members about patients' condition.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
Cardiac Surgery Recovery Registered Nurse 05/2004 to 09/2006
Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, MA
  • Charge nurse on Cardiac Surgery Step Down Unit responsible for the assessment and monitoring of post-operative patients.
  • Ensured proper care for patients with ventricular assistance devices.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
Temporary Staff Nurse 01/2007 to 01/2008
Multiple Assisgnments Reno, NV
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
Operating Room Registered Nurse 01/2008 to 04/2011
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Wellesley, MA
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
Bartender 03/2012 to 02/2014
Chili's Grill & Bar Bellingham, MA
  • Received beverage orders from wait staff and delivered beverages to guests.
  • Managed bar revenues, ensuring that all patrons were billed and all cash properly accounted for.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage service.
  • Retrieved liquor, wine and beer from various storage facilities, and ensured liquor was secured at the end of shifts.
  • Cleaned shelving, mixers, cups, blenders and soda guns.
Home Care Nurse 02/2014 to Current
Self - Employed Bellingham, MA
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and dimentia.
  • Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
Education
Associate of Science: 2002 Massachusetts Bay Community College - Wellesley, MA Nursing
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Summary
Professionally trained Registered Nurse with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.
Skills
  • Abide by infection control standards
  • Understanding mobility assistance needs
  • Adaptive team player
  • Patient/family focused
  • Acute care expertise
  • Computer proficiency
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Professional bedside manner
Education
2016
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Rutgers University - Camden, NJ
GPA - 3.5
2014
Associate of Science: Nursing
Mercer County Community College - West Windsor, NJ
Experience
06/2017 to Current
PACU Registered Nurse St. Francis Medical Center Trenton, NJ
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Assess patients' condition after a surgery has been performed
  • Ensure that all vitals are within normal range
  • Log all findings in patients' file
  • Develop individualized care plans based on each individual patient's condition
  • Monitor patients for condition changes and report any changes to the doctor
  • Perform intervention duties in cases of post operative emergencies
  • Record sedation levels and body temperature
  • Manage blood and fluid transfusions and draw specimens
  • Ensure that the post operative space is clean and sanitized
  • Change bandages and dress surgical wounds
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
09/2016 to Current
Registered Nurse (Post Interventional Unit) St. Francis Medical Center Trenton, NJ
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Obtained information about clients medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative care.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Monitored patients femoral and radial artery sites for hematoma formation.
  • Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
  • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients\\\\' condition or environment.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
08/2015 to Current
Nursing Supervisor Arcadia Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Hamilton, NJ
  • Managed clinical oversight for 120 bed unit.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Assisted in resolving and satisfying client requests and internal operational issues.
  • Confirmed accurate completion of forms/reports for the admission, transfer and/or discharge of each resident.
  • Initiated audit process to evaluate the maintenance of facility standards.
  • Implemented necessary changes based on evaluation of staffing requirements and floor assignments.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson\\'s, Dementia, Diabetes, and Alzheimer\\'s Disease.
04/2015 to Current
Pediatric Home Care Nurse New Born Nurses Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Obtained information about clients\\' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
10/2014 to Current
Registered Nurse Arcadia Nursing Home and Rehabilitation ~ Sub-Acute Hamilton, NJ
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Provided care to patients with tracheotomies and G-tubes.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Chronic patient care in sub-acute, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 15-30 patients per shift.
06/2014 to 10/2014
RACC Counselor AAA Hamilton, NJ
  • Made reasonable procedure exceptions to accommodate unusual customer requests.
  • Provided accurate and appropriate information in response to customer inquiries.
  • Addressed customer service inquiries in a timely and accurate manner
  • Demonstrated mastery of customer service call script within specified time-frames.
05/2013 to 08/2013
Nurse Extern Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton, NJ
  • Followed a nurse around on the maternity, med-surg, and telemetry unit assisting with duties and distributing medications as a nurse would.
  • Made appropriate interventions by reading and interpreting fetal heart monitors.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Recorded patients\\' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
11/2011 to 11/2013
Patient Care Technician Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton, NJ
  • Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients\\' health status to nursing staff.
  • Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.
  • Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Floated between the Telemetry floor and the Medical-Surgical floor
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
Licenses
  • Registered Nurse in New Jersey #26NR1 May/2016 - May/2018
  • Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania #RN667304 April/2016 - April/2018
Certifications
  • BLS - Basic Life Support -Certified to give lifesaving CPR and assist when a person is choking. January/2018 - Present
  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Certified to give CPR and administered life saving drugs to individuals who are in cardiac arrest or have abnormal heart rhythms. January/2018 - Present 
  • NIHSS Stroke Certification -Able to assess symptoms of neurological deficit related to stroke. March/2017 - Present
Affiliations
  • ANA-American Nurses Association Member December/2017 - Present
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing International ~ Eta Mu Chapter April/2016 - Present
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Professional Summary

I am a dedicated RN with more than 9yrs experience, with a special passion for Critical Care. Driven by love and care for people, I generally execute my responsibilities with the needs of my clients in mind. This motivates me to keep up to date with scientific research in health care and constantly seek out ways to improve my skills. With this approach, I have come to develop strong critical thinking, problem solving and time management skills. I function efficiently and professionally in high stress, rapid changing environment and appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of health care and the team approach. Institutions I have worked for have been very satisfied with my performance, and I feel honored to have impacted many lives in a positive way. I have current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
  • Venipuncture/blood draw
  • Advance physical assessments
  • Patient and family advocacy

 

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  •  Excellent critical thinking and decision making
  • Team player
  • Fast learner
Work History
11/2016 to Current
Home Care Nurse Direct Support Care Newmarket Ontario
  • Assess patient's condition plan and implement patient care plans
  • Care for patient's hygiene needs and activities of daily living
  • Observe and record vital signs
  • Administer intravenous fluid including TPN and medications via Central line
  • Order Diagnostic tests and interpreting results
  • Provide education and support to patient's family
  • Ensure health and safety in the workplace
  • Provide effective Stoma care, for Tracheostomy, Ileostomy, Gastrostomy, Jejunostomy
  • Perform Tracheobronchial Suctioning and overall airway management
10/2013 to 07/2016
CCRN (ICU, CCU, NICU, PACU) University Hospital of the West Indies Kingston Jamaica
  • Assess the critically ill patient of all age groups and plan and implement their care
  • Provide advance life support, including neurological, cardiopulmonary and renal
  • Monitor, record and interpret invasive and non-invasive pressures
  • Ensure medical equipment function properly including ventilators
  • Utilise various equipment including Mechanical Ventilators, Intra-aortic balloon pump machine, Arterial blood gas device, CRRT machines, Electrocardiogram machines in providing care
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests 
  • Administer intravenous fluids and medications
  • Collaborate with fellow members of the health care team
  • Assist physicians in performing various procedures, including Thorocotomy and Sternotomy
  • Utilize scientific research in wound management
  • Use nursing standards and protocols for treatment in responding to various life threatening situations  
  • Provide education and psychological support to patients and their families
01/2008 to 09/2013
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse (Med/Surg), University Hospital of the West Indies Kingston, Jamaica
  • Monitor, assess, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions
  • Provide teaching and counselling including pre-operative, post-operative, self-medicating to patients and families
  • Advocate for patients and making appropriate referral according to patients' needs
  • Check and handle dangerous drugs
  • Display leadership, management and communication skills in supervising and assisting staff and students
  • Perform administrative duties including creating off duty, maintaining adequate supplies and informing staff of changes to protocol
  • Participated in conflict resolution among staff  while motivating staff through commendation, constructive criticism and facilitation of request when possible  
Education
2013
Certificate : Critical Care Nursing
University Hospital of the West Indies - Kingston Jamaica
2007
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of the West Indies School of Nursing - Kingston, Jamaica
Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2017
  • Basic Life Support (2016-Present)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification  (2016-present)
  • IV therapy/Venepuncture (Pending)
  • 15 Lead EKG interpretation and arrhythmia management (Pending)
Affiliations
  • College of Nurses of Ontario (Registration in good standing)
  • Nursing Council of Jamaica  (Registration in good standing)
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Professional Summary
25 years experience as a Registered Nurse, last 10 years in Psychiatric Nursing. Previous case manager in home health setting as well as 9 years as a Public Health Nurse. Excellent communication and teaching skills. Maintained strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient/family satisfaction. Ienjoy working with the elderly, am compassionate, high integrity, and have strong work ethic.
Work History
Psychiatric RN 09/2013 to 03/2014
Amedisys Home Health Agency Winter Haven, FL
Psychiatric care in the home to include counseling and CBT. OASIS admissions and discharges. Initial plan of care, med/surg treatments as ordered by the MD. 
Staff Nurse 09/2007 to 07/2012
Stanford Hospital and Clinics Palo Alto, CA
Complex ongoing assessment of the Psychiatric patient's in an acute unit, Responsible for admissions and discharges. creation of initial plan or care and updating as needed, medication administration and management, extensive computer charting, NAMI consultant, member milieu management team, past member of Quality Council group, member of multidisiciplinary treatment team, emphasis on discharge and patient/family education, and chart auditing.
Registered Nurse 03/2007 to 09/2007
O'Grady Peyton Travel Nurse Company/Stanford Hospital San Diego, CA
Responsible for admissions, medication administration and management, ongoing assessments of the psychiatric patient in an acute setting.
Registered Nurse Children's Psychiatric Unit 06/2006 to 12/2006
St. Raphael Hospital New Haven, CT
Charge Nurse with patient care responsibilities, medication nurse.
Registered Nurse 03/2006 to 06/2006
O'Grady Peyton Travel Nurse Agency San Diego, CA
Travel Nurse responsible for all medication administration and management.
Charge nurse adult and adolescent phychiatric unit 01/2005 to 03/2006
State of Tennessee Western Mental Health Institute Bolivar, TN
Charge nurse, ongoing patient assessments, medication administration and management
Charge Nurse/Ortho Rehab Unit 10/2001 to 03/2004
West Tennessee Healthcare/Jackson Madision County General Hospital Jackson, TN
Charge nurse, patient admissions and discharges, ongoing patient assessments, creation of initial plan or care, medication administration oral and IV, general nursing duties
Home Care Nurse 08/2000 to 10/2001
West Tennessee Healthcare/Jackson Madision County General Hospital Jackson, TN
Skilled nursing treatments and assessment in the patient's home, initial evaluation and admission, detailed paperwork with emphasis in Medicare, Tn care, and private insurance, skills include but not limited to IV therapy, venipuncture, wound care, diabetic assessment and treatment, patient and family teaching, supervision of LPN and CNA.
Public Health Nurse 08/1992 to 08/2000
Jackson Madision County Health Department Jackson, TN
Child health assessments and immunizations, family planning and prenatal program, HIV clinic, coordinator HUG program.
Home Health Nurse/Team Builder prn 10/1996 to 08/2001
West Tennesse Healthcare/Jackson Madision County Home Health Jackson, TN
Skilled assessments and treatments in the home, evaluation and admissions/discharges, general nursing duties
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing 1989 Shelby State Community College - Memphis, TN
Accomplishments
One of 5 finalists for Humanitarian of the year 1992 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital/West Tennessee Healthcare.