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Professional Summary

Hardworking Healthcare professional with a strong medical background that is passionate about improving individual and community health through education and public awareness. Good teacher and relationship builder with excellent communication skills. Offering over six years of experience in fast-paced settings. Competent in organizing charts, preparing patient rooms and supporting diagnostic processes through laboratory testing and medication administration. Positive and upbeat with excellent communication skills.

Skills

-Empathetic, strong communicator, detail-oriented and attentive listener
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Strong assessment skills and interviewing skills that involve detailed writing and critical thinking for best outcomes
-Calm and patient with a professional demeanor
-Aware of legal and ethical standards

-Ability to maintain accurate client records and able to manage client crises

-Able to participate in multidisciplinary team approach and able to work independently and as a team member

-Excellent relationship building skills and comfortable with diverse populations

-Proficient in Microsoft and Windows applications

-Certified CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor for adults, children and infants.

-Infection control and aseptic procedures

-EMR / EHR Experience

-Monitoring patient progress

-Collecting vitals

-Medication Administration

Work History
Health Educator, 08/2019 to Current
La Pine Community Health Center La Pine, OR

Worked with students, staff and parents within schools and supported adolescent/adult referred LCHC patients through health assessments at La Pine and Gilchrist School Based Health Center (SBHC). Advocated for all students' health and wellness while promoting affiliated SBHC services (Primary Care, Mental/Behavioral Health, Outreach Services, etc.) Planned organized and implemented health promotion programs for specific health populations routinely as needed. Coordinated with Deschutes County Health Services to create and implement relevant health education programs with community.

Social Services Specialist, 12/2015 to 05/2018
Department Of Human Services Bend, OR

Investigate reports alleging child abuse or neglect. Interview children and parents to collect evidence of abuse or neglect, conduct risk assessment to determine validity of report and decide on appropriate action to ensure safety of children. Testify in all related court hearings to ensure child safety. Oversaw and supervised visitation coordinators.

Psychiatric Registered Nurse, 04/2013 to 10/2015
College Hospital Costa Mesa Costa Mesa, CA

122-bed acute care hospital with medical surgical and psychiatric services for adolescents and adults. Medical Surgical includes medical detoxification from drugs and alcohol and 99 designated psychiatric beds. Developed deep passion for acute and psychological care, refining skills as a psychiatric nurse. Supervised and delegated nursing duties to LVN's and Mental Health Workers.

Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Nursing, 2012
University of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA
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Professional Summary

Motivated Interim Resource Nurse with 29 years of experience in acute care nursing and palliative care setting, seeking a position as a Full Time Resource Nurse on the 9th level at Etobicoke General Hospital.

Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2014
Ryerson University - Toronto
DIPLOMA : GENERAL NURSING AND MIDWIFERY , 1990
Guru Teg Bahadur School of Nursing - India
Skills
  • Nursing leadership
  • BCLS
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Patient/family focused
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in Pain Assessment Tools (PPS & ESAS)
  • Skilled mentor and preceptor for staff
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
Work History
Interim Resource Nurse, 08/2018 to Current
Etobicoke General HospitalToronto
  • Preparing daily nursing assignments for the unit staff. Ensuring that assignments are fair, and prioritize patient equity and safety. Facilitate and support admissions and discharges in a timely manner, identifying, assisting with, and escalating any barriers or challenges. Managing and supporting operations of Med-Flex beds since February 2019.
  • Proactively identify,resolve and escalate any safety issues which may contribute to an unsafe hazardous work environment for staff and patients. Supporting the role out and staff adoption of the Measuring and Monitoring Safety Framework (MMS) pilot project in collaboration with the Clinical Services Manager. Attend and contribute to monthly clinical operations meetings, communicating outcomes and updates to unit staff.
  • Adept in the Kronos Software. Utilizing the program to reconcile time cards, approve shift changes, and notifying staffing office with regards to unfilled shifts. Responsible to provide front line leadership to staff, ensuring that workflow is performed efficiently and safely. Support bullet rounds, attend Access and Flow bed meetings and supporting staffing challenges.
  • Support the unit and staff when gridlock occurs. Assist staff in prioritizing discharges and safely accommodating extra patients on the unit.
  • In collaboration with the Manager support the role out and adoption of local level and corporate quality improvement initiatives, such as, Accreditation, Best Possible Medication History, Positive Patient Identification.
  • Collaborate and work closely with all members of the inter-professional team, to ensure patient and staff safety. ie; Infection Prevention and Control, Access and Flow, Physicians, Acute Pain Service, Transition Care Coordinators, LHIN.
  • Implemented Pilot Project about Patient Code Status. The project aims to enhance staff understanding of whether to resuscitate patient or DNR in emergency situation.
Full-Time Registered Nurse (Palliative Care And Medicine), 01/2002 to 08/2018
ETOBICOKE GENERAL HOSPITALToronto, ON
  • Coordinated nursing care , assisting and rounding with physicians, transcribing physicians' orders and administering medication via oral, IV, and intramuscular injections. Updated patient charts using Meditech System with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Checked and recorded vital signs of patients, assessed and reported changes in patients' behavior or conditions. Accurately recorded all interactions in medical charts, documenting incidents and interventions applied. Utilizing PPS and ESAS assessment tools to support palliative patient care.
  • Demonstrated the ability to advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety, and rights of the patient. Strictly protected confidentiality of all information related to patient care activities. Supported nursing team in exceeding patient care goals and fostering continuous improvement.
Registered Nurse, 03/2001 to 12/2016
LEISUREWORLD ETOBICOKEToronto, ON
  • Delivered medications via oral, and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns. Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates. Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, procedures, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Full Time Registered Nurse, 02/1997 to 01/2001
YORKVIEW LIFECARE CENTREToronto, ON
Registered Nurse And Weekend Supervisor, 01/1997 to 01/2001
HIGHBOURNE LIFECARE CENTREToronto, ON
Full Time Registered Nurse (Acute Medicine), 01/1990 to 01/1994
GURU TEG BAHADUR HOSPITALPunjab, India
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Professional Summary

Motivated Registered Nurse with seven years combined experience in emergency department and interventional radiology nursing functions. Strong background with multiple disciplines as Travel and Staff Nurse and exposure to diverse patient populations, illnesses, and emergent situations. Maintains strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction.  Possess superior assessment, triage, and care implementation skills that support excellent communication, collaboration, planning, and teaching abilities.

Core Qualifications
  • Acute and critical care
  • Patient education and instruction
  • Care planning
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • IV drug and medication administration
  • Broad medical terminology 
  • Medical procedures assistance
  • HIPAA and regulatory compliance
  • Emergency department operations
Experience
Hydrate Medical | Charlotte, NC Infusion RN 02/2019 - Current
  • As a nurse with Hydrate Medical I operate a clinic where I specialize in IV recovery hydration, athletic performance recovery and generalized wellness treatments. These services include a complex of vitamins, IV fluids, and other products that help boost energy, aide in recovery, help with addiction, and contribute to an overall better quality of life
ATRIUM HEALTH | Charlotte, NC Registered Nurse 04/2018 - Current
  • Instruct and educate patients and family members on proper after care plans.
  • Monitor patient reactions to medication, treatments, and procedures to  record individuals' status. 
  • Document all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
TRUSTAFF | Cinannati, OH Travel Registered Nurse 10/2016 - 01/2017
  • Contracted as Travel Registered Nurse in Asheville, NC for Mission Hospital's Interventional Radiology department.
CLUB STAFFING | Boca Raton, FL Travel Registered Nurse 02/2016 - 09/2016
  • Transitioned from the emergency department at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital to the interventional radiology department in the same facility, under a new travel contract with a new company.

    •Performed rapid initial assessment, recognized, and acted on acute decompensating or emergent situations.

    •Assisted physicians during procedures and administered sedation medications, managing drips or medications and monitoring patient vitals signs and condition
FLEX RN | Washington, DC Travel Registered Nurse 06/2015 - 02/2016

Remained with Medstar Georgetown University Hospital emergency department, under new contract.

•Evaluated and triaged patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.

•Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics, and test results in medical records.

NURSES RX | Huntersville, NC Travel Registered Nurse 05/2014 - 06/2015
  • Traveled to and worked at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, DE and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., and worked in the emergency department at both locations.
  • Triaged patients and implemented emergent, life-saving measures to diverse patient populations.
CONE HEALTH | Greensboro, NC Registered Nurse 05/2012 - 05/2014
  • Conducted rapid assessment, planning, and implementation of care to acutely ill, emergency department patients.
  • Developed valuable knowledge as Certified Trauma Nurse.
  • Exercised critical thinking, swift identification, efficient prioritization to treat life-threatening injuries and illnesses.
  • Collaborated with peers and patients to educate and coordinate patient care.
CONE HEALTH | Greensboro, NC Nurse Technician 08/2011 - 05/2012
  • Assisted emergency department medical staff in caring for acutely ill patients.
  • Performed various functions, including stocking inventory, taking patient vital signs, obtaining EKGs, and ensuring effective departmental work flow.
Education
The University of North Carolina | | Greensboro, NC, USA BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in Nursing 2012
  • Academic Achievements: Seven-time selection to dean's, selected to chancellor's list and induction into Alpha Lambda Delta honors society for Freshman, Golden Key international honors society and Sigma Theta Tau national honors society for nurses; graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Licenses and Certifications
  • North Carolina Registered Nurse, License number 253641
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - 11/2018 - present
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification - 04/2019 - present
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) Certification - 04/2019 - present
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification - 06/2019 - present
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification - 4/2019 - present
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - 3/2018 - present
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Summary
Experienced in pediatrics, geriatrics, correctional facilities and psychiatric units for the last five years
Skills
  • Medication administration expert
  • Pediatric exams competency
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Medical clinical procedures comprehension
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Mobility assistance
Experience
08/2015 to Current
Psychiatric Nurse North Valley Behavioral Health Yuba City, CA
Ensure an environment free from hazards an individual can harm themselves
Shake down patients rooms and remove any unwarranted materials
Verbally deescalate psychotic individuals
Swiftly and safely apply restraints 
Administer Injections & Medications as Court/Doctor Ordered
Admit & Discharge patients
 
06/2015 to 12/2015
Pediatric Nurse Ampla Health Pediatrics Yuba City, CA
Administer vaccines. Perform CHDP. Complete specialty referrals
Perform Prior authorizations. Record inventory every month
Oversee M.A.'s workloads and intervene when necessary. Triage children's symptoms via telephone or by walk in. Read PPD skin tests 
Obtain vital signs. Perform any ordered treatments by M.D. like nebulizer treatments, oxygen therapy and ear lavages
01/2015 to 12/2015
Correctional LVN County of Yuba Marysville, CA Assess patients via a sick call list. Report finding to M.D. to obtain orders. Transcribe said orders. Execute said orders in timely manner. Quickly & efficiently respond to Injured inmates. Monitor detoxing patients and Suicidal patients being held in booking throughout my shift. Administer medications in a 2-2.5 hour medication pass throughout the varies levels of the jail. Collect specimens and store said specimens per our laboratories policy. Deliver biohazard cans & specimens collected to couriers every shift. 
01/2013 to 06/2015
LVN Ampla Health Lindhurst Medical & Dental Olivehurst, CA
Roomed patients. Obtained vital signs. Administered medications per Dr. orders. Performed referrals, Scheduled appointments & followed up
Provided wound care per Dr. orders Administered medications per our Patient assistance program. Assisted in performing INS Physicals under supervision of our civil surgeon. Monitored & recorded refrigerator temperatures. Cleaned the autoclave monthly when my rotation became available. Triaged patients in the lobby as they arrived according to the severity of symptoms both subjective & objective. Assessed for symptoms of flu or cold-provided respiratory masks for contaminated individuals. Exercised hand hygiene and followed infection control guidelines
Education and Training
2012
Nursing License: Nursing Unitek College Sacramento Campus Sacramento, CA, United States License # 279085
Simple CPR Expires October of 2019
CPI Certificate Expires October of 2018
2018
IV Therapy Pending Completion of course