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Professional Summary
Diligent and highly skilled Professional Nurse with 1 year of outpatient experience in urology and 5 years of acute care in medical/surgical/telemetry.
Skills
  • Meticulous assessment skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize and delegate as appropriate
  • High level critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with interdisciplinary team, patients, families and Spanish-speaking population
  • Team oriented
  • Exceptional work ethic and leadership ability
Professional Experience
Urology Specialist, 05/2016
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group 455 Lewis Avenue, Meriden, CT 06541
  • Provided quality nursing care for patients with diverse urologic conditions and needs, catheter changes, intravesical chemotherapy instillation, botox injection, PTNS therapy and medication administration.
  • Effectively triaged telephone calls by assessing patient symptoms and providing appropriate intervention.
Professional Nurse I, 07/2014 to 09/2015
Bridgeport Hospital, Pediatrics Bridgeport, CT
  • Lead nurse for medical unit and resource to nursing personnel on shift.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to deliver quality comprehensive care to challenging adolescents housed in detention facility.
  • Ensured continuity of care through effective communication and accurate documentation during transfers and discharges.
  • Coordinated multiple administrative responsibilities; performed monthly inventory, processed monthly report for department performance, and conducted daily and monthly safety checks and sharps count.
  • Demonstrated great prioritization and organizational skills balancing administrative responsibilities and direct nursing care; conducting nursing intakes, extended stay assessments, and medication administration.
Professional Nurse I, 08/2009 to 06/2014
Bridgeport Hospital, WT10 Bridgeport, CT
  • Managed primary care, assessment and evaluation effectively for six to seven patient assignment on med/surg unit for a diverse patient population from young adult to elderly patients.
  • Diagnoses included Cerebral Vascular Accident; Transient Ischemic Attack, Acute Coronary Syndrome; Congestive Heart Failure; New Onset Atrial Fibrillation; Asthma; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation; Acute Kidney Injury; Chronic Kidney Injury; Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage; Sepsis; Sickle Cell Crisis and Etoh Withdrawal.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2009
Quinnipiac University - Hamden, CT
  • Cum Laude, GPA 3.5
  • Inducted into Tau Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, 2009
Accomplishments
  • Nominated for Alice P. Longstreth Humanness Award.
  • Recipient of Bill Jenning's Letter in recognition of high impact positive interactions with patients.
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Professional Summary
Clinical nursing background in acute and chronic care effectively reducing readmission rates with optimal clinical and financial outcomes. Career Profile: Sound knowledge of medical equipment, terminology, software and advanced technologies End user - CCMS, EPF, Carecast, EMR-citrix, Citrix, Sigma, Chem RX - Feeding and gravity pumps, Trach's, O2 apparatus, vents, pulse oximeter, apnea monitor, co2 meter. Microsoft word, Powerpoint, Excel, Exceptional communication and demonstration skills (*team leader, mentor, hospital unit in-servicing).
Skills
Work History
Care Management Analyst, 01/2012 to Current
Montefiore Medical Center
  • Provide comprehensive care coordination for patients as assigned.
  • Document the utilization of all resources and patients progress Identify patient needs and coordinates reliable delivery of services they require.
  • Handle all aspects of case planning and case management including updating clinical records and evaluating patient progress levels.
  • Ensure assigned patients receive legal assistance during provision of health-related services if needed.
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for number patients per shift.
Professional Nurse - Perdiem Med Surg, camp, school nurse, 01/2010 to Current
Maxim Agency/ Five Star Staffing Agency- Nursing NY
  • Try Us Health Care-/Preferred Health Care-Stouffers -Pediatric Nursing LPN, NJ Murray Weigel Hall - Fordham University, Fort Tyron Nursing Center, DeWitt Skilled Nursing facility, Philips and Westchester BOCES.
  • Responsible for direct patient care performing clinical tasks according to set facility policy on 260/500 bed units.
  • Educated patient/families on health care needs - i.e PT/INR instrumentation training - PHILLIPS.
  • Experienced in acute and chronic patient care - Pediatric, Rehab, Geriatric, Med-Surg, Adult, Short/Long Term Care, Camp Nurse.
  • Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals and special education assessments in number schools with number students. Ensured external follow-up where required.
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for number patients per shift.
Account Manager, 01/2007 to 01/2008
HOME SOLUTIONS Livingston, NJ
  • Daily communication with physicians, case managers and other primary decision makers in expediting and transitioning patients requiring various IV therapies from medical facilities into the home setting.
Medical Technologist, 01/2003 to 01/2006
TRINITAS HOSPITAL NJ
  • Performed examination of micro-organisms to determine their morphological and physiological characteristics.
Account Manager - Hospital Sales, 01/2000 to 01/2002
SANOFI - SYNTHELABO INC- Hospital Sales Professi New York, NY
  • Extensive Training
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative, 01/1997 to 01/2000
INNOVEX/GLAXO WELLCOME Parsippany, NJ
  • Marketed
Medical Technologist, 01/1994 to 01/1996
POLESTAR LABORATORIES, INC Rahway, NJ
  • Coordinated activities in a diagnostic laboratory; collaborated with Medical Doctors to discuss tests results.
Administrative Assistant to VP Social Work, 01/1992 to 01/1994
THE MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER SICU- Social Work New York, NY
  • Internal affairs appointed liaison for the Director of Surgery and Director of Social Work.
Education
Lincoln Technical Institute - Edison, NJ
Bachelor of Science: Medical Technology, 2010
SUNY - Stonybrook - Stonybrook, LI NY
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Profile
Energetic and motivational registered nurse dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Experienced in providing compassionate care in acute and long-term care environments. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes to assist in the healing and general well-being of patients.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing May 2013 RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY New Brunswick, NJ Nursing 3.78/4.0 Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Licenses and Certifications

  • Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey, License number 26NR1
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider [2015-present]
  • American Heart Association ECG Emergency Pharmacology Certified
  • IV Therapy Certified
Skill Highlights

  • Broad medical terminology knowledge 
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations 
  • Medication administration expert
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Cerner Powerchart EMR system
 
  • Bilingual in English and Hindi/Urdu
  • Proficient in peritoneal dialysis
  • Sterile/clean dressing procedures
  • Wound assessment and treatment
  • Knowledge of infection control standards 
  • IV therapy
Professional Experience
Registered Professional Nurse 12/2014 to Current JERSEY CITY MEDICAL CENTER Jersey City, NJ
  • Comprehensive care provided to patients with varying diagnoses according to individualized plans of care including state and federal regulations and nursing standards of practice.
  • Serves as a liaison between physicians, residents, case managers, social workers, nutritionists, pharmacists, and others involved in patient care to ensure open lines of communication and continuity of care.
  • Utilize professional assessment skills to identify physical, mental, and psychosocial needs of patients; act as patient advocate to ensure these needs are met.
  • Acts as Charge Nurse on a rotating basis, supervising between 6-7 RNs to manage a 38 bed unit specializing in oncology, renal, hospice care, and general medical-surgical patients.
  • Facilitates admissions of patients; develops, implements, and evaluates plans of care which include nursing diagnoses, short term/long term goals, and criteria for meeting goals prior to discharge; oversees of the nursing process for patients in an acute setting.
Registered Professional Nurse - Wound Care 06/2017 to Current ATLANTIC HEALTH SYSTEM Union, NJ
  • Treatment of complex, non-healing wounds including pressure injuries, venous and arterial ulcers, diabetic ulcers, and trauma wounds.
  • Coordinates treatment to provide comprehensive wound assessments and plans of care including goals, implementation, evaluation of outcomes for patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric. 
  • Assists physicians with procedures including wound debridement, skin grafts, dressing changes, compression therapy and wound vacs.
Registered Professional Nurse 01/2014 to 12/2014 CARE ONE AT MORRIS Parsippany, NJ
  • Coordination/provision of care provided according to individualized plan of care including state and federal regulations and nursing standards of practice; oversight of the nursing process for residents in both a sub-acute and long-term care setting.
  • Provide high quality comprehensive nursing care to short-term and long-term patients in a skilled nursing facility; assesses, treats, and documents changes in resident condition using both objective and subjective nursing assessment.
  • Works cooperatively with members of the interdisciplinary team and communicates effectively with physicians, social workers, nutritionists, CNAs, and family members to promote patient health status and independence.
Nurse Intern 08/2013 to 01/2014 UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF PRINCETON Plainsboro, NJ
  • Assisted in the facilitation of admissions, transfers, and discharges in the UMCPP Emergency Department.
  • Evaluated patient rooms to ensure proper medical equipment was readily available.
  • Inquired and provided status updates to patients and their families as requested.
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Professional Summary
Expert Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience in an acute care hospital setting. Proven track record in clinical and administrative functions. Deep practical knowledge in Nephrology and Urology patient care. Well-versed in engaging with medical professionals, patients, and families. Experienced at managing large scale hospital-wide education initiatives. Exceptional organizational, prioritization, and leadership skills.
Professional Experience
May 2013 to Current Documentation Specialist, Health Information Management
  • Analyze patient records to ensure documentation is accurate, consistent, and complete
  • Monitor charts and report recommended changes in treatment plan, diagnoses, and/or acuity
  • Validate cases against diagnosis to ensure accurate ICD-10 coding for financial optimization
  • Ensure appropriate Diagnosis Related Group assignment for profiling and payment accuracy
  • Lead Clinical Documentation taskforce attended by 10 team members; review cases, decide outcome, and create action plans  
  • Create bi-monthly physician newsletter as part of HNMC's ongoing education initiatives
  • Deliver personalized training to physicians on documentation process; develop material and conduct seminars as required  
  • Design and maintain educational program to associate Forces of Magnetism framework with Outcomes Department in preparation for Magnet re-certification  
  • Proficient computer, communication, and information systems skills
May 2008 to May 2013 Infection Prevention and Control Registered Professional Nurse
  • Broad knowledge of the cause and control of infectious diseases
  • Familiarity with sterilization, disinfection, and sanitation in a healthcare facility
  • Assessed patient condition and took appropriate actions
  • Taught patients and family proper home health care activities
  • Planned and represented Infectious Disease agenda at monthly Infection Prevention Committee meetings
  • Developed and implemented facility-wide Infectious Disease education program focused on hand hygiene
  • Proficient with statistical information software programs  
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission, OSHA, DSHS, and CDC regulations
May 1989 to May 2008 Assistant Nurse Manager
  • Oversaw daily operations for Nephrology/Urology unit
  • Supervised team of LPN and Certified Nursing Assistants directing duties, answering questions, and assisting staff as needed
  • Maintained staffing regarding patient census and acuity levels
  • Managed schedule for days, evenings, nights for entire unit comprised over of 30 employees  
  • Maintained on-line timekeeping and processed payroll  
  • Performed all clinical procedures as part of medical treatment including standard vital sign assessment, invasive procedures, and life-saving interventions  
  • Built trust and working rapport with staff, patients, family members, and physicians to enable effective communication pertinent to patients' well being and care  
  • Led and mentored newly licensed nurses in developing and achieving professional expertise​ 
 
Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) May 1988 to Current Teaneck, NJ
May 1988 to May 1989 Registered Nurse
  • Provided direct quality care to patients including daily monitoring, recording, and evaluating medical conditions for a 40 bed Nephrology/Urology unit  
  • Developed and directed the Inter-disciplinary team in managing the care of patients in the department  
  • Interacted and communicated with patients of all ages and ethnic backgrounds giving quality medical care and treatment
Education
St. Peter's University 2016 Bachelor of Science: Nursing Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Dean's List (2014 and 2015)

Licenses
  • Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey
Certifications
  • CDS Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist, 2017
Awards
  • HNMC Spirt Recognition Award recipient in 2004
  • Member of HNMC Magnet Nursing Team in 2014
Affiliations
  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control; Member 2008-2013
  • Association for Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists; Member 2013-current