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Summary
Responsible Obstetric Surgical Technician with excellent communication and patient care skills demonstrated by 13 1/2 years of experience in healthcare. These experiences include working in a busy, high volume, and diverse population. Being patient focused is a huge priority as well as working along side the nurses and doctors to give the best possible care. 

Skills
  • CPR/BLS certified
  • First Aid
  • Unit Clerk skills
  • Epic (Computer system)
  • Life Wings Skills in the OR
  • Training new hires
  • Effective Multitasking
  • Bathing Newborns
  • Stocking rooms
  • PatientTransport
  • Breastfeeding assistance
  • Stocking supplies
  • Sterile technique
  • Proper bedside manner
Experience
01/2004 to 06/2018
Obstetric Surgical Technician Community Regional Medical Center Fresno, CA
01/2004 to Current
Obstetric Surgical Technician Community Regional Medical Center Fresno, CA
06/2018 to 12/2018
Obstetric Surgical Technician St Agnes Medical Center Fresno, Ca
01/1996 to 08/1996
Receptionist Westside Bank Brentwood, CA
Typing, Phones, Filing, Computer skills, and customer service

Education and Training
GED Fresno Adult School Fresno , CA, US
Nursing Fresno City Fresno, CA, US Pre-Requisites for nursing program cont.
Activities and Honors
  • Northpointe Community Church: Worship Team, Childrens area, Teaching, and hospitality 
  • Peoples Church: Worship Team, Choir, and Children Dept
  • Fresno Christian School: Parent Volunteer , fill in substitute
  • Art of Life Cancer Foundation: Husband is on the board, I help out and volunteer when needed.  


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Summary
Provide a superior service within the healthcare profession using my skills, knowledge and experience as a Certified Surgical Assistant / Surgical Technologist.
Skills
  • Adaptability 
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong clinical judgement
  • Multitasking
Experience
Certified First Assistsnt 04/2018 AdventHealth Carrollwood Tampa, FL
Certified First Assistant / Surgical Tech / Sterile Processing 10/2010 to 06/2015 Belecara / Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland Towson, MD
Certified First Assistant / Surgical Tech / Sterile Processing 08/2010 to 03/2018 Ruxton SurgiCenter Towson, MD
Certified First Assistant / Surgical Tech / Sterile Processing 01/2010 to 06/2016 CosmeticSurg.net Towson, MD
Surgical Tech 08/2009 to 07/2010 Greater Baltimore Medical Center Towson, MD
Surgical Tech 08/2006 to 07/2009 Vassar Brothers Medical Center Poughkeepsie, NY
Additional Experience
  • Wide variety of experience in different specialties including but not limited to; Plastic, Orthopedic, General, Bariatric, OB-GYN, Vascular and Robotic da Vinci Surgical System
  • Assisting with positioning patients, insertion of Foley catheter, skin prep and draping. Providing aid in exposure, hemostasis, wound closure, applying surgical dressings and other perioperative functions to help the surgeon and surgical team.
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgement in daily activities and ensure patient safety.
  • Educated on cleaning and sterilizing surgical instruments; running and documenting autoclaves, Steris machines and gas sterilizers. Ordering supplies, maintaining inventory, working with vendors/reps on specific equipment and/or implants needed per procedure and doctor.
Education and Training
ACE Surgical Assisting - Online Program Online Program - 2013 Surgical Assistant – Certified (SA-C)
Ulster BOCES Port Ewen, NY - 2006 Surgical Technologist
Certificates/Training
  • Surgical Assistant – Certified (SA-C) from the American Board of Surgical Assistants
  • Robotic da Vinci Surgical System 
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Professional Summary
  • Dedicated, compassionate and energetic nursing leader with extensive experience delivering high-quality patient care.
  • Proven ability to accurately assess patient condition, develop and implement care plans and provide comprehensive education on diagnosis, procedures and prevention.     
  • Personable individual with demonstrated track record establishing and maintaining relationships with patients, families, physicians, peers, and management. Serves as a leader and mentor to home health aids, licensed practical nurses, and other members of the health care team.  


Professional Experience
A Better Home care | Egg Harbor Township, NJ Nursing Supervisor 06/2018 - Current

Completes initial assessment and creates plan of care. Performs monitoring visits assessing  function, psychosocial, nutritional and home safety issues. Directly observes home health aids in the home environment performing care. Enhances care by teaching techniques and evaluates learning by returned demonstration. Appraises the skill level of the assigned home health aid and initiates changes in caregiver assignment as needed..    

Heartland Hospice | Northfield, NJ Case Manager 05/2016 - 11/2016

Excelled in the care of clients and families in the home environment and long term care facilities providing terminal care. Developed and updated plan of care, trained home health aids on care plan, observed aids directly providing care and guided care as needed. Justified Medicaid eligibility with supporting documentation. Presented client cases to the  interdisciplinary team and served as a patient/family advocate. 

Southern Ocean Medical Center | Manahawkin, N.J. Staff Nurse Float 07/2010 - 12/2015

Selected by this 178 bed hospital to provide nursing care to CCU, Telemetry, Medical-Surgical and ER holding patients, demonstrating flexibility, adaptability and utilizing clinical expertise to provide superior patient care. Adapted the position to include CCU for qualified staff members. Advocated for bed-side reporting utilizing SBAR, decreasing foley catheter use, and instrumental in implementing frequent oral care to decrease the incidence of hospital acquired pneumonia. Key participant in the Journey to Magnet Committee, developing process improvement by recommending multi-disciplinary rounds to inspire collaboration and excellence company-wide.

Fresenius | Atlantic City, N.J. Hemodiaylsis Staff 06/2009 - 05/2010

Performed Hemodialysis and monitored technicians. Gained valuable knowledge about the renal system and strict sterile techniques.

South Jersey Healthcare- | Vineland, N.J. Staff Nurse/ Surgical Telemetry/ Cardiac Telemetry 02/2002 - 06/2009

Surgical position- Cared for up to five post-surgical patients, specializing in the needs of the bariatrics patient. Minimized hospitalization by utilizing exceptional assessment skills to make key decisions regarding early ambulation, effective pain control and advocating decreased time for nasogastric tubes. Served as a resource for intensive care emergencies and frequently rotated to the Surgical ICU to meet the needs of the hospital. Key participant of the Interdisciplinary Patient Teaching Committee, helping to develop and initiate video-on-demand as a teaching tool.

Cardiac Position-Provided direct care and managed care for ten to twelve cardiac, medical-surgical, gastrointestinal, neurological and peritoneal dialysis patients on this forty bed fast-paced unit. Initiated the addition of a resource position to report patient status to bed planners and clinical management as well as assist nurses with emergencies, admissions and discharges, enhancing the admission process, decreasing ER wait times, and greatly improving patient satisfaction.

AtlantiCare | Atlantic City, N.J. STAFF NURSE ICU / ONCOLOGY 05/1985 - 08/2001

ICU Position-Selected by this large teaching hospital to care for critically ill cardiac, neurological, surgical, and medical patients. Responsibilities included handling emergency code situations, post arrest patients, TPA and acute MI's, titrating medications, and organ donation. Gained expertise utilizing ICP, A-line, Swan-Ganz and ventilators. Served as a team leader directing triage and allocating tasks.

Oncology position -Brought on to manage a caseload of up to 15 patients in this 35-bed Oncology unit. Oversaw a team consisting of a Licensed Practical Nurse and Patient Care Technician. Provided direct patient care and became certified to administer chemotherapy. Established strong relationships with grieving families and patients, providing key emotional support.

Education and Training
STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE | POMONA, NJ Bachelor of Science in NURSING NURSING
ATLANTIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE | MAYS LANDING, NJ Associate of Science
Licenses

Registered Nurse in the State of NJ

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)

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Summary
Fully credentialed LVN with experience providing compassionate care in a hospital environment, skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home health. 
Skills
  • Health and wellness expertise Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke
  • Medication administration Patient Care
  • expert Computerized charting specialist
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge Infection control standards
  • Psych and mental health care expert
  • proficiency Flow sheet charting
  • Broad medical terminology
  • knowledge Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Committed to compliance
  • reporting
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Specimen collection/processing
  • proficiency
  • Medical clinical procedures
  • comprehension
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Gastroenteral nutrition
  • education
  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Budgeting expertise
Experience
Lvn 10/2018 to Current California Veteran Homes West Los Angeles, CA Daily charting, passing medications transcribing doctors orders, admitting and discharging patients, bedside care, supervising care staff and everything in my scope of practice.
Lvn Charge Nurse 07/2017 to 06/2018 Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Los Angeles, CA Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Administered medications to patients per doctor orders.
Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.  
Licensed Vocational Nurse 02/2017 to 06/2017 Los Angeles Community Hospital Los Angeles, CA Interacted with patients, families, hospital staff and the general public. Completed all mandatory education and training classes. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift. Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Medical Records Director 06/2016 to 07/2016 Skline Healthcare Center Los Angeles, CA
  • To keep patient charts in order and confidential.
  • set patient up patient charts.
  • Made sure all Medicare documents were signed in a timely manner by the MD, doing daily audits on all nursing documentation and other staff, keeping past and present charts together and available when needed.
  • ICD 10 coding, keeping patient demographics updated, filing, taking minutes in meetings, and much more.
LPN Field Nurse 05/2016 to 12/2016 Spirit Home Health Care Los Angeles, CA
  • Implemented standards and methods to measure the effectiveness of agency activities.
    Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
    Conducted onsite visits to perform evaluations.
    Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.
    Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
    Tested glucose and administered injections.
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  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.

Care Coordinator 11/2015 to 05/2016 Studio Royale Assisted Living Culver City, California
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines for facility.Oversees and managed 15 clinical and support staff in patient care activities.
  • Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
  • Coordinated with doctors and families to develop care plans for patients.
  • Created and maintained all absentee calendars, schedules and staff meeting minutes.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
Assisted Living Director 10/2014 to 05/2015 Country Villa Assisted Living Los Angeles, Ca
  • Supervised 35 other and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Doing monthly schedules for employees, providing in services for staff, admitting and discharging residents and much more.
Case Manger 05/2014 to 11/2014 Independent Living System Los Angeles, CA
  • Responsible for primary care, case management of patients.Effectively served as an advisory resource by providing patient/family with helpful information to make their life much more easier with my experience expertise in the medical field.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Expertly planned, coordinated, organized and directed all operations of the agency.
Lvn Charge Nurse 04/2014 to 10/2014 Country Villa Terrace Los Angeles, CA
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • 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.Managed team of medical support personnel.
LVN Charge Nurse 06/2009 to 12/2013 Belmont Village Los Angeles, CA
  • Passing medications,Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Sound, ethical and independent decision- making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Managed team of medical support personnel.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.
CHARGE NURSE 04/2008 to 12/2012 LVN- SUB Briarcrest Nursing Center Bell Gardens, CA
  • Passing medications, suctioning residents, wound care,Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Tested glucose and administered injections.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • And managed support staff.
Education and Training
diploma 2006 American Career College Los Angeles, CA
Interests
CPR certified through American Heart Association, Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of California, License number 229050,Blood withdrawal Intravenous Therapy Certification.
Skills
agency, blood pressure, Budgeting, budget, case management, charts, compliance reporting, compliance reporting, decision-making, Diabetes, documentation, emotional support, emotional support, filing, financial, focus, health education, hiring, Hospice, ICD 10, Infection control, injections, medical terminology, Medication administration, medication management, meetings, mental health, nursing, Patient Care, patient care, personnel, primary care, processes, coding, protocols, quality, rapport, recruiting, safety, Sound, Specimen collection, staffing, statistics, supervision, wound care
Additional Information
  • LICENSES CPR certified through American Heart Association, Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of California, License number 229050,Blood withdrawal Intravenous Therapy Certification.