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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
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Professional Summary
Compassionate and skilled healthcare professional with 20+ years proven experience providing quality evidence based patient care.   Loyal and collaborative team player with a commitment to development. 
Skills
Ensure HIPPA compliance 


Knowledge of core measures and compliance monitoring 

Budgeting efforts 

Effective communication 

Provide care for a range of complex physical and psychiatric health conditions 

Proficient with staffing and meeting productivity 

Supervision of clinical staff 

Work History
Contract Registered Nurse, 03/2017 to Current
American Healthcare Resource Birmingham, Alabama
Behavioral Nurse
Travel Psychiatric Nurse, 04/2017 to 04/2018
DCH Northport Medical Center Northport, Alabama
Behavioral Nurse (Adex Medical Staffing)
Registered Nurse Clinical Coordinator, 07/2012 to 10/2016
Brookwood Baptist Medical center Birmingham, Alabama
Psych Charge Nurse
Registered Nurse, 01/2002 to 12/2011
UAB Hospital Birmingham, Alabama
Med/Surg Nurse
Registered Nurse, 05/1997 to 08/2001
UA Brewer Porch Children's Center Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Behavioral Nurse 
Registered Nurse, 04/1997 to 11/1999
Taylor Hardin Secure Medical Facility Tuscaloosa, AL
Behavioral Nurse 
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing , 1996
The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Professional Summary
Dedicated registered nurse with four and a half years of work in the mental health, social services and community service fields. Extensively trained in the handling of and deescalating multiple mental health disorders. Experienced nurse with strong clinical and people skills. Professionally trained job title with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs.  Enthusiastic nurse with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Fluent in more than three languages.
Skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in an inpatient psychiatric setting
  • Experience with diverse populations
  • Experience with prison population
  • Experience working with adults
  • Familiarity with substance and mental health systems
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Patient-focused care
  • Patient/family focused
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Client relations aptitude
  • Public speaking ability
  • Strong clinical judgment
  •  Patient counseling experience
  • Ability to de-escalate clients in another vulnerable emotional state
  •  Patient and family advocacy
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Fluent in French, Swahili  and English
  • Excellent team player and community builder
  • Compassionate
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Adaptable
  • High level of autonomy
Work History
09/2015 to 08/2017
Licenced Vocational Nurse Big spring state hospital 1901 N HWY. 80 Big spring, TX 79720
  •  Ordered, obtained and/ or appropriate lab tests.
  • Direct patient care on thepsychiatric medical unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication administration to wound care to monitoring for a number of patients per shift.
  • Led psychiatric nurse assistants(PNA)' training program and conducted classes for prospective PNAs.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Oversaw and managed Number of direct care staff in patient care activities such as vital signs, weights and girth measurements while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Experience with various medical and psychiatric conditions including Dementia, Diabetes, HIV/AIDS , Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder,.
05/2013 to 09/2015
Psychiatric Nursing Assistant Big Spring State Hospital Big Spring, Texas, United States
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Monitored patients' vital signs, weight and girth measurement.
12/2010 to 04/2013
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) St Joseph Manor Rehabilitation Center 1500 Wahington Avenue, Portland Maine 04103
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Daily Living Activities
  • Took and recoreded patiemts' vitals signs, weights and height.
  • Range of Motion Exercises
  • Prepared Patient Rooms
  • Monitored daily Inputs and Outputs
  • Participated in improving patients' mobility Activity
07/2007 to 11/2010
community volunteer UNICEF Burundi Bujumbura, Bujumbura Mairie, Burundi
  • Counseled and educated patients about reproductive health issues and wellness. Especially in STDs, HIV/AIDS and family planning.
  • Organized and led Number support groups per time period in subjects related to physical and emotional health to ensure long-term patient well-being.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Oversaw and helped with health screenings, physicals and special education assessments with a number of communities in the county
  • . Ensured external follow-up where required.
09/2017 to Current
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse Big Spring State Hospital Big Spring, TX
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of psychiatric patients.
  • Charge nurse on the psychiatric-medical  floor. Oversaw average of Number patients per shift.
  • Oversaw and managed Number 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.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.


Education
2017
Associate Degree of Nursing: Nursing
Texas State Technical College - 300 Homer K.Taylor Dr, Sweetwater, Tx 79556
2015
Licensed Vocational Nurse Certificate: Nursing
Odessa College - 201 W. U niversity Blvd, Odessa, Tx 79764
2007
High School Diploma:
Lycee de la Convivialite - Bujumbura, Burundi
2009
Associates Degree in Economics and management: Business and case management
Lake Tanganyika University - Bujumbura Burundi
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in Texas, License Number 931632 (2017) 
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse in Texas, License Number 328305 (2015)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2013 to present
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Professional Summary
  • CNA  Instructor, Infection Control, & Staff Development 
RN for 18 years in Geriatrics, Physical Rehab, LTC, Psych, & Med surg

 

LPN for  16 years in LTC & Psych Nursing
Skills
  • BLS
  • PALS
  • TB Certified
  • Phlebotomy 
  • Psych Charge Nurse
  • Infection Control
  • ACLS
  • TNCC
  • CNA Instructor
  • Staff Development
Work History
Psychiatric Registered Charge Nurse, 11/2017 to 02/2018
Freedom Behavioral Magnolia Magnolia, MS
I have been  working 7p-7a FT on a 14 bed psych/behavioral unit as Charge Nurse supervising 2-3 MHT's & 1 LPN providing  Physical as well as psychological care while  maintaining safety for our pts.

I also draw all daily labs & provide respiratory treatments & wound care. 
 


RN, 01/2008 to Current
Lawrence County Hospital Monticello, MS
  •  Direct care on geri-psych unit until it closed, then transferred to the acute care & ER units
  • Supervise LPN, CNA
  • Patient & family education
  • Physicians rounds
  • Ensure HIPAA compliance.
  • Provide acute care for post op orthopedic & cardiac pts.  As well as their care & tx in swingbed. 
Registered Nurse, 04/2017 to 12/2017
Lawrence County Nursing Center Monticello, MS

  • CNA Instructor
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Infection Control Nurse
  • Continuing education for staff & resident education 
  • Scheduling & Staffing all nurses & CNA's 
  •  TB, Hep B, Flu, & Pneumonia vaccines for all staff & residents in 60 bed facility.
  • Staff supervision ofLPNs, CNAs and non-clinical staff.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's disease, ESRD
  • CE in the growing population of younger residents in LTC & their diverse needs. 
RN Physical Rehab Charge Nurse, 05/1999 to 01/2010
Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center McComb, MS
  • Assisted in opening the physical therapy unit on 6th floor rehab working all shifts & providing complete pt care while assisting  PT, OT, & ST in helping our pts reach their maximum potential after strokes, orthopedic surgeries, cardiac surgery, & any decline in their physical health.  
  • 18 years with SMRMC
RN Supervisor & Staff RN, 01/2006 to 01/2008
Silver Cross Health and Rehab Center Brookhaven, MS
  • Weekend supervisor, Medicare charting
  • Staff RN 
LPN, 01/1984 to 12/2002
Countrybrook Living Center Brookhaven, MS

Charge nurse 1 Night shift in 120 bed facility

SPN, 08/1983 to 01/1984
Mississippi State Hospital Whitfield, MS
Psych Nurse in skilled & intermediate LTC
Education
Associate of Science : Registered Nursing, 1999
Southwest Mississippi Community College - Summit, MS
EMT Basic: Emergency care, 1995
Copiah Lincoln Community College - Wesson, MS
LPN: Nursing, 1983
Copiah Lincoln Community College - Wesson, MS
Certifications
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Basic Life Support
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • TNCC Trauma Nursing in Critical Care
  • TB-Tuberculosis testing & reading
  • CNA Instructor
personal experience
I currently help my family take care of my Father that requires 24 hour nursing care due to multiple CVAs, Diabetes, dementia, & RLE amputation, on my time off. 

I come from a family of nurses & it is a passion of mine. 

I personally took care of my Grandfather during his last years of Alzheimer's Disease & my Mother N Law as she fought ESRD on dialysis. 

After more than 30 years of mostly night shift, I'm ready for a schedule allowing me a bit more flexibility for myself & family. I'm looking for a rewarding career in hospice or home health to put my years of experience to use during “normal” hours. Helping those in need of medical/palliative care in their own homes surrounded by family. 
I spent many years as an LPN (1) working in LTC facilities while raising my family. These included geriatrics & psych patients. Thus my love for caring for the elderly.

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Professional Summary
Patient-centered Psychiatric Nurse experienced in treatment of bipolar disorder, ADHD, depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders in adults and geriatrics. Experienced in treatment planning, including psychotherapy and psychotropic medication administration. Efficient and able to deliver nursing care with quality attention to an average caseload of 15 patients per day.
Skills
  • Epic Electronic Health Record
  • Cerner Electronic Health Record
  • Group psychotherapy expert
  • Dual diagnoses expert
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Strong public speaker
  • Anxiety disorder expertise
  • Seclusion procedures professional
  • Psychotropic medications knowledge
  • PTSD specialist
  • Personality disorder treatment aptitude
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder proficiency
  • Neurology expert
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) expert Learning disability awareness
  • Thorough physical assessments
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse License, Mississippi
  • TB skin test certification
  • BLS certification
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training
  • SAFE training
Work History
Travel Registered Nurse, 08/2016 to Current
Aya Healthcare San Diego, CA
  • Developed and implemented individual short- and long-term psychiatric treatment plans (and discharge plans) for patients inup to35-bed units. Treated patients with depressive diagnosis, substance abuse/addiction disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, attention disorders, hyperactivity disorders and behavioral disorders.Completed intake assessments to determine level of care needed; developed and implemented individual short- and long-term psychiatric treatment plans for adults and geriatric populations.Treated patients with substance abuse/addiction disorders, mood disorders, depressive disorders, psychotic disorders, attention deficit disorders, eating disorders, dementia and behavioral disorders.Monitored patients\' mental and emotional condition; frequently assessed potential safety concerns and provided companion and personal care services.
  • Able to communicate with physicians accurately to obtain medication before behaviors escalate
  • Knowledgeable in pharmacological treatments to include proper dosing and administration and monitoring for side effects
  • Using therapeutic communication to maximize positive patient outcomes
  • Proper training in restraints and monitoring during restraint period for maximum patient safety
Registered Nurse Medical Psychiatric Unit, 09/2012 to Current
University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, Mississippi
  • Able to communicate with physicians accurately to obtain medication before behaviors escalate
  • Knowledgeable in pharmacological treatments to include proper dosing and administration and monitoring for side effects
  • Using therapeutic communication to maximize positive patient outcomes
  • Proper training in restraints and monitoring during restraint period for maximum patient safety
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
  • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
  • Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
  • Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
Clinical Nurse, 12/2012 to 12/2015
Preferred Nurse Staffing Flowood, MS
Routine nursing care for pediatric and adult patients in outpatient clinic settings (including family medicine, orthopedic and ENT clinics).
  • Responsible for reception and assessment of patients, collection of information and medical status. Facilitate colaboration with the patient, family, primarty provider and other members of the health care to for instituting effective plan of care.
  • Lead Fuel Operator, 06/2005
    United States Air Force
    • Supervised new Airmen to the base to make sure they understood and performed to the high standards of the United States Air Force.
    • Excelled at performing all work while adhering to all safety rules and regulations.
    • Tasked to deliver fuel, liquid oxygen, diesel, and other types of petroleum to aircrafts and bulk storage tanks.
    • Worked as a Maintenance Technician in charge of evaluating vehicles in day to day operations, including fuel delivery vehicles.
    • Worked as a Bulk Storage Operator, in charge of transferring fuel to delivery vehicles and from tank to tank.
    Education
    Bachelor of Science: Nursing, May 2012
    Mississippi College - Clinton, MS