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Private Duty Nurse

United States
September 13, 2010
Contact Info:

Ann J. Confino

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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)