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Professional Summary
Compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurse with over five years of nursing experience serving in the United States Navy caring for active duty service members and their dependents. Seeking to expand my nursing profession.
Skills

Neonatal Assessment

Vitals Signs

Medication Administration

IV Therapy

Communication

Patient Education

Leadership and Delegation

Time Managment

Phone triage

Electronic Medical Records

Central Line Maintenance

Critical Thinking Skills

Neonatal Resuscitation

Antibiotic Therapy

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Work History
01/2018 to Current
Pediatric Nurse Manager Hamilton Health Center Harrisburg, PA
  • Provides direct supervision of Medical Assistant Team Leads
  • Approves staff time approval and payroll
  • Triaging medical related calls and walk-ins
  • Oversee lead testing; responsible for submitting referrals and applications to the City of Harrisburg Lead Program
  • Ensures that all abnormal lab results receive appropriate follow-up care as directed by medical providers
  • Submits monthly reports to the Director of Nursing
  • Coordinator of VFC and Adult 317 vaccination programs
  • Oversee site visits by the Department of Health
  • Assists in the implementation of nursing protocols 
  •  Responsible to administer clinical competencies for new staff members 
  • Assist in obtaining prior-authorizations 
09/2016 to 12/2017
Pediatric Registered Nurse Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune Camp Lejeune, NC

40 hours/week 

  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients, ranging in age from birth to 17 years, in a fast-paced, outpatient clinical setting.
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Performed a wide variety of diagnostic tests and interventions to include phone triage, lab tests, IM/SQ injections, IV therapy, medication administration, EKG's, respiratory treatments, and vital signs, etc.
  • Discuss care at home, medications, treatments, and follow-up appointments to pediatric patients and their families.
  • A trusted team leader, preceptor, mentor, and resource.
  • Served as primary nurse in weekend clinic to ensure every aspect of acute patient care was performed in a safe working environment
04/2015 to 09/2016
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune Camp Lejeune, NC

40 hours/week 

  • Provide family focused patient care to diverse acutely and chronically ill newborns and their families in a Neonatal Intensive Care environment through comprehensive assessments and interventions.
  • Educated parents on proper handling and positioning of infant, expression and storage of breastmilk, bathing, cord care, circumcision care and car seat safety.
  • Served as charge nurse by providing direct oversight to nursing staff and non-licensed military healthcare personnel on a 9-bed unit.Collaborated with Labor and Delivery and the Maternal-Child Postpartum Unit to ensure department cohesiveness.
  • Performed a variety of diagnostic tests and procedures to include but not limited to vital signs, IV therapy, nursing assessments, medication administration, central line maintenance, CPAP, etc.
  • Provided neonatal stabilization for transport to a tertiary care center
  • Encourage parental bonding and family involvement in all aspects of their infant's care.
03/2012 to 03/2015
Neonatal Intensive Care Registered Nurse Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, MD

40 hours/week

  • Provide family focused patient care to diverse acutely and chronically ill newborns and their families in a Neonatal Intensive Care environment through comprehensive assessments and interventions.
  • Advocated confidently for patients and their families by utilizing effective communication and escalation skills.
  • Served as charge nurse by providing direct oversight to nursing staff and non-licensed military healthcare personnel on a 24-bed unit.
  • Collaborated with Labor and Delivery and the Maternal-Child Postpartum Unit to ensure department cohesiveness
  • Performed a variety of diagnostic tests and procedures to include but not limited to vital signs, IV therapy, nursing assessments, medication administration, IV sedation, central line maintenance, respiratory management-conventional ventilation, high frequency oscillatory, or high frequency jet ventilator, CPAP, high flow nasal cannula; exchange transfusions, whole body cooling therapy, and maintenance of G-tubes, NG-tubes, and chest tubes, etc.
  • Provided post-surgical care to include but not limited to patients with gastroschisis, pyloric stenosis, tracheostomy, ventriculoperitoneal shunt, ostomies, etc. 
  • Member of neonatal transport team, facilitating transportation of infant to outside facility
06/2011 to 01/2012
Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Harrisburg, PA

36 hours/week 

  • Provided patient centered care on a Medical-Surgical Unit including but not limited to: nursing assessments, vital signs, medication administration, wound care, admissions and discharges, and patient education.
  • Collaborated with other members of the healthcare team to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Delivered detailed and comprehensive medical assessments to neurological-impaired patients to include post TPA, TIA's, and stroke alerts in the Emergency Department.
  • Dedicated to providing the highest standard of nursing care using evidence-based practice.
06/2010 to 06/2011
Nurse Supervisor Brookline Manor Mifflintown, PA

40 hours/week 

  • Served as a Nursing Supervisor in charge of providing oversight and leadership to clinical support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Acted as staff advocate for patients and families by utilizing effective communication skills
  • Provided end of life nursing care to hospice patients by delivering palliative care in relationship to a patient's moral and ethical beliefs.
  • Coordinated with speech therapy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy to promote a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care.
Education
2010
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Messiah College - Mechanicsburg, PA
Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support- October 2019
  • BLS- Basic Life Support- May 2019
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiac Life Support- September 2018
  • Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania, License # 616579, current through 10/2019
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Professional Summary

Professionally trained LPN with 21 years of experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs.

Worked on Pediatrics and Nursery and specialize in Lactation and NICU.

While working at Washington Regional was trained and taught by the best education

department. Highly skilled LPN with RN skills

Skills

Lactation Counselor

IV therapy

NICU

  • Basic Life Support
  • NRP
  • OB ACLS
Work History
Obstetrician And Gynecologist/Nursery, 03/2010 to Current
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center Harrison, Arkansas, United States
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
  • Diligently observed patient safety, risk management and infection control policies and procedures at all times.
  • Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care.
  • Decreased waste and promoted cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care.
  • Consistently exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
  • Treated each patient according to a written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • assisted with Lactation to breastfeeding mothers
  • plan of care for home follow up to breastfeeding and formula fed mothers
  • assisted with different positions of breastfeeding
  • taught education to postpartum mothers for feeding their newborns
  • assist on becoming baby friendly
  • follow baby friendly steps to baby friendly
Postpartum/Nursery, 09/2008 to 03/2010
Willow Creek Women's Clinic Springdale, Arkansas, United States
  • Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.
  • Assessed patients and documented their medical histories.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
  • Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisted in administering injections and urinalysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patients.
Pediatric Nurse, 09/1999 to 07/2008
Washington Regional Medical Center Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
Education
Lpn: nursing, 1996
Rich mountain school of Nursing - Mena, Ar
Certifications
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification year to present
  • Lpn,L34437, 1996 to present
  • Lactation Counselor-ALLP-253274
  • Neonatal Resuscitation- current
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Summary
Patient-focused Registered Nurse with 18 years of experience in Progressive Care/Telemetry, Step-down ICU, Coronary Care, and Geri-Psych/Neuroscience Specialty Units. Caring Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and a Master of Science degree in Clinical & Counseling Psychology. Travel RN intermittently from year 2004 throughout the State of California. Relief Charge Nurse experience intermittently for 10 years and Certified Preceptor experience for 2 years. Consistent strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Collaborative team member and Proactive problem solver.
Skills
Proficiency with Computerized Charting & CPOE EPIC, Carevue, Meditech, Cerner Proficiency with PYXIS & Medication Bar Code Scanning
Experience
Apr 2016 to Jun 2016
Travel RN
Travel RN Apr 2006 to Oct 2006
Cedar-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA
Travel RN Jan 2006 to Apr 2006
Century City Doctor's Hospital Los Angeles, CA
Travel RN Jul 2004 to Mar 2005
Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital Inglewood, CA
Travel RN Apr 2004 to Jul 2004
UCSD Thornton Hospital La Jolla, CA
Registry RN Oct 2003 to Apr 2004
Sharp Memorial Hospital San Diego, CA
RN Case Manager/Certified Chemo and Pediatric Nurse May 2002 to Oct 2003
MSN Healthcare Staffing Altoona, PA
Critical Care & Specialty RN Float Mar 2001 to May 2002
Home Nursing Agency Altoona, PA
Sep 2000 to Apr 2001
Altoona Regional Hospital Altoona, PA
Education and Training
Master of Science, Clinical Psychology Counseling Psychology 2015 Walden University Minneapolis, MN, USA Clinical Psychology Counseling Psychology 00
Bachelor of Science, Nursing 2001 Pennsylvania State University Altoona, PA, USA Nursing 39
Associate of Science, Nursing 2000 Pennsylvania State University Altoona, PA, USA Nursing 00
Bon-Secour Holy Family Hospital Altoona, PA
Skills
Meditech, Scanning
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Professional Summary
Energetic and motivational Licensed vocational Nurse and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes.
Licenses

License Vocational Nurse

Skill Highlights
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • Medical clinical procedures comprehension
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Committed to pediatric nursing
  • Skilled cardiac care nurse
  • Neonatal and maternity specialist
Professional Experience
Clinic coordinator and Nurse manager
May 2011 to April 2013
Fort Worth Heart Fort Worth, Texas
  • Nurse manager and primary nurse for cardiologist.
  • Responsible for scheduling and managing appointments and coordinating all procedures.
  • Phone triage with support and education to patients.
  • Management of clinical employees.

Supervised <4> other employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.

pediatric Nurse
October 1997 to May 2011
Cook Childrens Physician network Fort Worth, Texas

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Provided necessary health education training for patients.

May 2011 Fort Worth, Texas
  • Pediatric office nurse Pediatric office nurse, responsible for supervision of medical assistants Triage of patients, schedule appointments and coordinate services.
  • Make assessment take vital signs and prepare incoming patients Assist physician with procedures,administer vaccines,patient education Order supplies, referrals and maintain accurate continuous education On call for physician's at various times.
July 1995 to July 1997 Texas Health Care Fort Worth, Texas
  • Obstetrical and gynecology office nurse Obstetrical and gynecology office nurse Triage of patients,schedule appointments , coordinate services Assessment of patient and prepare for doctor assist physician with minor surgical procedures lab collection 24 hour on call for the physicians one weekend of a month.
Additional Information
  • Licenses License Vocational Nurse Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Skill Highlights Cardiac nursing and phone Triage Computer EHR Pediatric nursing and phone triage Athena Ob/Gyn nursing and phone triage Nexgen Clinical office manager
  • Harris Hospital school of Vocational nursing Fort worth, Texas, united states License vocational Nurse LVN
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Professional Profile

Caring, hardworking, and service-oriented Pediatric Nurse with more than 20 years of pediatric experience in all levels of care, including staff nurse, charge nurse, shift coordinator, and clinical manager. Possess very strong assessment skills, exceptional communication skills and invaluable leadership skills. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in building effective teams and identifying and leveraging opportunities for growth. Committed to working as part of a larger team to deliver high-quality care and influence positive outcomes.

Qualifications
  • Committed to research and evidence based practice
  • Effective policy and program development
  • Staffing management ability
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Relationship and team building expertise
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Resource allocation
Experience
Hendricks Regional Health | Danville, IN Pediatric/Women's Health Registered Nurse 12/2018 - Current
  • Provided quality nursing care for Pediatric and Women's Health patients in accordance with care policies and procedures.
  • Performed all nursing care with a patient-centered focus while continuously seeking opportunities for improvement
  • Participated in the Unit Practice Council and served as Secretary for the past year.
  • Coordinated and lead multiple community service based projects.
  • Helped develop and coordinate implementation of bedside report process for the unit.
IU Health West Hospital | Avon, IN Pediatric Registered Nurse 02/2016 - 04/2019
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with care policies and procedures.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Facilitated development of Pediatric Research group and implemented policy changes and patient/staff education based on research and evidence based practice
St Vincent's Hospital | Indianapolis, IN Admissions Coordinator 06/2014 - 01/2016
  • Developed the role of Admission Coordinator for the organization, including job functions, goals, and developing tools needed to do the job
  • Coordinated all admissions and transfers to the hospital, ensuring patients were admitted in the correct status using Interqual criteria
  • Collaborated with physicians on a daily basis to establish admission criteria for patients
  • Assessed and reviewed patients for discharge and planning, including integrating services for patients requiring home care, home infusion, and durable medical equipment (DME).
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health | Indianapolis, IN Pediatric Registered Nurse/Clinical Manager 06/2001 - 12/2013
  • Held several positions, including staff nurse, charge nurse, shift coordinator, and clinical manager during 12 years of employment
  • Interviewed applicants and made recommendations to hire staff for medical/surgical nursing unit.
  • Evaluated quality index scores and key performance indicators to identify opportunities for improvement; devise and actualize strategies to improve patient care and operational workflows.
  • Introduced new departmental policies and coached staff to facilitate adoption of changes.
  • Supervised [75] staff members and provided yearly performance evaluations.
  • Oversaw daily activities and interactions with patients.
Education
Indiana University School of Nursing | Indianapolis, IN Associate of Science in Nursing 2001
Chamberlain College of Nursing | IL Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2016
Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN)


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Core Qualifications
  • Experienced in pediatric and adult
  • medical ICU.
  • Knowledge of age-related growth and
  • development principles 

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  • necessary to provide appropriate
  • service and safety of patients. 

  • Strong medical and work ethics. 

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  • Culturally sensitive 

  • Strong knowledge in venous access.   

  • Ability to work with medical software.

  • Proficient at prioritizing workloads . 

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  • Excellent skills for caring for patients
  • with long-term illnesses.

  • Document and communicate actions to
  • maintain continuity 

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate
  • care to patients.
Professional Summary

A dedicated Registered Nurse (RN) with more than 4 years acute, sub-acute, home health, and long term care experience. looking for a RN position.  Furthermore, I possess extensive knowledge concerning health care organizations and I have the necessary skills to create a positive working environment uplifting patients' spirits.

Experience
RN staff, PRN charge nurse Feb 2014 to May 2015
Golden Living Center - Hopkins, MN

This position managed a 26 bed Transitional Care Unit with patients suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular issues, cancer, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, patients recovering from surgeries, and hospice patients. Additional duties included; admission of patients from hospitals to participate in the continuation of physical rehabilitation in preparation for return to their respective communities; supervising and delegating specific tasks to a team of nursing staff and nursing assistants while ensuring that the highest level of patient care is given to patients 

• Effectively managed a 120 - bed facility resulting in improved patient health.

•Successfully supervised seven RN staff including conducting daily performance reviews.

•Successfully managed a team of thirty two nursing staff resulting in effective execution of patient care.

•Effectively collaborated with other RNs in designing and executing thorough assessments and clinical monitoring of patients resulting in shorter stays and improved health.

•Developed and managed one hundred plus nursing care plans annually. 

Effectively educated patients and their family on skills such as blood pressure monitoring, wound care, diabetes, medication set-up, medication self-administration, health care reporting, and how to seek medical attention when needed. 

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Adult and Pediatric Nurse Staff Feb 2008 to Jan 2012
Addis Ababa university school of medical college - Addis Ababa

Treating wounds and providing advanced life support.


Ensuring that ventilators, monitors other types of

medical equipments function properly.


Assisting physicians in performing procedures.

Secure IV line .


Provide emotional support to patents families and

them on procedures of an ICU. 

Rn staff Walker Methodist HCC - Minneapolis, MN

This position is responsible for admitting patients from hospitals into Walker Methodist Health Care Center that are in need of physical rehabilitation. Additional responsibilities include managing a demanding 44 bed Transitional Care Unit and 10 beds Cardiac Transitional Care Unit.  Duties include monitoring knee/hip replacement patients, cardiovascular, diabetic, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary, dialysis, cancer, and hospice patients needs.  Key achievements include


  • •Collaborated with appropriate health care team members to coordinate daily plan of care for assigned patients.
  • Successfully managed a team of 12 nursing staff resulting in progressive patient care achieving desired goal outcomes.
  • Effectively collaborated with other RNs in designing and executing valuable assessment and clinical monitoring plans of patients resulting in shorter hospital/nursing home stays.
  • Instructed patients and their family in proper patient care in anticipation for eventual discharge planning
  • Effectively educated patients and their families on skills such as blood pressure monitoring, wound care, diabetes, medication

Education
Associate of Science, RN 2008 Medico Bio medical college - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia CGFNS has evaluated the following Nursing education credential(s). National nurse licensure examination and further nursing education in Ethiopia. May be considered for undergraduate admission to most colleges and universities in the United States. Comparable to completion of Registered nursing Bachelor of science program in the United States. Passed NCLEX- RN first attempt 
Diploma, Information Technology 2005 CPU - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing St Mary's University Of Minnesota USA Expected.   2017
Languages
English 
Amharic
License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certification Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 
  • Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota, License number 218859-3