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Private Duty Nurse

United States
September 13, 2010
Contact Info:

Ann J. Confino
*** ******** ******
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
(914) ***-****

Objective: To return to the nursing profession as a Private Duty Nurse.

Education: Cornell University School of Nursing
Bachelor of Science (Nursing) with honors, 1973

Current New York State Nursing License
Certifications: Infectious Diseases
Child Abuse
Work Experience:

1973-1976 New York Hospital
Medical floor and Private Care floor
-General Patient Assessment & Care.

1976-1978 New York University Medical Center
ICU-Rotations through Open Heart Surg.
CCU-Med. ICU and Surg. ICU
* EKG Interpretation, Bloods, IV therapies, Respirator Care.

1978-1980 New York Hospital, New York, NY
Per Diem-Placed on floors where there was shortage of Nurses
ie: Pediatrics & Dialysis.

1979-1981 Private Duty Nurse
-Through NYH Registry:
* General Patient Assessment & Care in hosp.
* When pt. was discharged went with them to home to continue care.

1981-1999 Raised Children

1989-1991 American Lung Association
Assistant Program Director
* Conducted education programs throughout the NY metropolitan area on Tuberculosis, Smoke Cessation and Emphysema.
* Coordinated referrals for medical assistance.
* Coordinated medical fairs and seminars.
* Was offered Program Director position.
1991-2003 Continued to raise children

2005-Present Caregiver for elderly parent with Parkinson's Disease
* Manage medications and monitor food intake.
* Administer daily catheterizations.
* Maintenance of gastric tube.
* Conduct breathing and swallowing exercises; and ambulation.

SKILLS-Spanish (Intermediate level)