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Registered Nurse Medical

Location:
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 21, 2018

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KATHERINE MARTINEZ, B.S.N., R.N.

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San Antonio, Texas 78233 (210) ***-****

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1998.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:

Registered Nurse, State of Florida

Registered Nurse, Puerto Rico

Patient Care Technician

BLS

Wound Care

Hemodialysis Nurse

HIPAA

OSHA

SKILLS:

Multitask RN

Excellent time-management and leadership skills – effective in building positive staff and patient relationships.

Excellent communication, patient care, coaching/teaching skills.

Effective in collaborating, an innovative and strategic decision-maker, able to adapt to different healthcare scenarios.

Administered medications and conducted physical examinations.

Worked with geriatric patients and possess a working knowledge of end-of-life care.

Bilingual with the ability to work with English and Spanish-speaking patients.

Culturally transformation oriented.

Skilled in IV therapy, pain management, ulcer intervention and procedures, flowsheet charting, and equal CPRS.

EXPERIENCE:

DAVITA MARYMONT DIALYSIS CENTER, San Antonio, Texas 2009 – Present

Patient Care Technician

Provide direct care to patients with renal conditions.

Accurately document information related to patient treatment.

Prepare pre- and post-dialysis assessment

Monitor patient treatment and document in dialysis flowsheet.

Assist in all emergency procedures.

ATLANTIS RENAL CARE, Fajardo, Puerto Rico 2007 – 2009

Dialysis Nurse

Provided direct patient care and supervised treatment provided renal patients.

Functioned as Team Leader, managed and provided staff training and development training.

Operated and monitored dialysis treatment for patients with end-stage renal failure.

Experienced in mixing dialysate formulas.

Rounded with doctors in the clinic.

Monitored patient vital signs, assessment, the treatment process, and documented all information.

SAN LUCAS HOSPICE MEDICAL CENTER, Fajardo, Puerto Rico 2000 – 2007

Hospice Registered Nurse

Provided geriatric health nursing and hospice care and medications for elderly patients.

Administered IV fluids, oral medications, and PCA parental nutrition.

Worked with patients with gastrostomy, tracheotomies, and inserted indwelling Foley catheters.

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EXPERIENCE (Continued)

Participated in data collection to support facility operations, billing, and chart reviews.

Assisted family members by providing education to help meet their needs and understanding of the end-of-life journey.

Managed an LPN and assisted in coordinating patient care.

Functioned as Charge Nurse for 20+ patient beds.

Worked under pressure and as part of a team.

GENESIS MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, Fajardo, Puerto Rico 2000 – 2007

Enterestomal Therapy Nurse (PRN)

Supervised the delivery of patient care and functioned as a consultant to nursing staff on the clinical management of patients with wounds, ostomy, tubes, and urology management.

DOMINGUEZ HOSPITAL, Humacao, Puerto Rico 1998 – 2000

Medical Surgical Nurse

Provided direct patient care to patients with a variety of health problems on a 24-bed Med-Surg floor.

Worked with an LVN and CNA to ensure proper care and required patient interventions.

Assessed and managed pain with or without medications.

Administered IV meds, doctor prescribed PCA fluids, and provided daily care (ADL).

Updated patient information using an e-Charting system.

Provided case management charting and review and work with patient and educated patient and family members to facilitate transition.

Performed patient assessment and nursing diagnosis.

Administered IV push medications and flushes.

Properly administered intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular injections.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Member of the Military Program National Unified Service Command.

OSHA Manager Inspector at Davita Dialysis.

Service Excellence Award, Davita Dialysis

Bilingual Employee of the Year Award, San Lucas Hospice.

Member, Christian Ministry Medical Missions (Yo hago Algo Nuen)

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

MEDICAL MISSION EL SALVADOR 2014

Registered Nurse

Provided care to patients a health fairs.

Worked as Charge Nurse and as part of a team of nurses and performed patient assessments, administered doctor-ordered P.O.

Provided patient education and information to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Took patient blood pressure, vital signs, cholesterol and other health screenings,

Prepared Wellness information on distributed bulletins.

NATIONAL UNIFIED SERVICE COMMAND, Puerto Rico 2009

Registered Nurse (Volunteer)

Provided education and support with different entities in emergency cases.

Functioned as a second responder to emergencies.

Provided community-oriented support services that included disaster preparedness and response, crowd control, search and rescue, and traffic management

Educate, train, and executed disaster preparedness program.



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