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Home Health Registered Nurse

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
September 01, 2017

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***** **** **** ****** ****** #1512, Dallas, Texas 75248 • Cell: (214)***-**** • ac13xh@r.postjobfree.com Dedicated RN with 9 years experience in Oncology, both in the hospital and out patient settings. I am a passionate patient advocate, dedicated to the highest ethical standards of nursing care; as well as a team player and leader, excellent communicator, and an effective teacher. I am seeking a position in a dynamic out patient infusion suite setting that will utilize my strong Oncology background and knowledge.

Passionate Oncology nurse

Patient centered

Accomplished infusion nurse

Excellent communicator

Strong critical thinking skills

Proficient in lab result interpretation

Experienced in use of central lines

Absolute team player

Registered Nurse Case Manager, 03/2016 to 05/2017

Ally Home Health – Dallas, Texas, United States

Administered IV infusion therapy for patients in the home setting including antibiotics, fluids, steroids, and IVIG

Collected physician ordered blood samples for weekly lab work and reported out of range values to the physician

Managed and maintained PICC lines and Mediports using aseptic technique in the home setting

Performed full system assessments of patients during each visit Educated patients regarding medications and possible side effects Monitored patients for interdisciplinary needs such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and home health aides

Physician Nurse, Supervisor, 01/2015 to 03/2016

Texas Oncology – Dallas, Texas, United States

Assisted physician with patient exams and bone marrow biopsies Administered IV infusions in the outpatient infusion clinic, including chemotherapy, biotherapy, IV fluids, Iron infusions, and antibiotics Collected blood specimens for lab work using PICC lines and Mediports Monitored lab and radiology results, reported findings to physician Assessed new patients on arrival, obtaining history and medication list, and directly report to physician

Education

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Certifications

Coordinated hospital admissions and infusion suite times for patients undergoing treatment Supervised 4 Registered Nurses and 5 Certified Nursing Assistants Charge Nurse, Preceptor, 10/2008 to 01/2015

Medical City Dallas Hospital – Dallas, Texas, United States Administered chemotherapy, biotherapy, and blood product transfusions; replaced electrolytes daily based on physician protocol; provide end of life care through monitoring the use of PCA pumps

Performed patient assessments to determine patient needs Designed and implemented daily care plans, monitored treatment plans Coordinated with social workers for patient home health care needs Provided education to patients on disease process, medication use and side effects, symptom management, interpretation of lab reports, chemotherapy regimens, and post discharge care options

Supervised as many as 8 nurses and patient care technicians on the step down Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

Precepted and educated student nurses and new employees specifically in Oncology Associate of Science: Texas Board of Nursing License #761***, **** Brookhaven College - Dallas, Texas, United States

Numerous City Star Awards presented by patients and their families at Medical City Hospital Personal recognition letters from Medical City CEO, Erol Akdamar, citing various accomplishments on the Oncology Unit

Shining Star awards presents by coworkers at Texas Oncology Provider CPR certified



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