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Sulphur Springs, Texas, 75482, United States
Posted:
November 27, 2017

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Danny T. Underwood Sr.

*** **** ****** • Apartment 102A • Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

903-***-****• ac3h4o@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

Compassionate, caring, dependable Registered Nurse seeking a full-time position, to utilizing my education, skills and experience. And learn multiple positions/specialties and continue learning/education. And continue being an asset. Skills

*Strong nursing and assessment skills/ knowledge/knows limitations/critical thinking/nursing judgment/instinct and common sense, strong time management and organizational skills, abilty to multi-task and maintain working composure under pressure and the ability to adapt and overcome, Patient advocacy.*Strong patient care documentation

*Ability to recognize change in condition and take proper action including treating and or notifying MD

*Functional proficiency of Windows operated computers/electronic medical records, paper/computer/documentation

*Working/proficient knowledge of various medical equipment dyna maps /monitors/telemetry/ekgs wound vacs etc.

* IV insertion and removal. care and management*Care and management of central lines and removal

*Use of hoyer lifts and other lifts for transferring, use of gait belts/w/c and body mechanics to safely move, transfer in and out bed or chair as well as bed positioning

*Care and management of wounds/wound vacs/various types of drains

*Insertion/removal of ng tubes+care and management*Care and management of abd gastric tubes/ng/oral suction

*Transfusion of blood products/venipuncture for labs

*Care and management as well as insertion/removal of catheters indwelling and straight cath manual /continuous / intermittent bladder irrigation.

*Strong knowledge of various medical conditions, both acute and chronic diseases, illnesses injuries, post surgical- including EENT, skin ortho, neuro, cardiac, urinary, nephrology, respiratory, psych, behavior but not limited to

*Care and management respiratory, physical, occupational, speech therapy. Employment

EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER (ETMC) Tyler TX

RN STAFF NURSE: ER AND SPECIALTY HOSP (LTAC) November 2015-October 2017

*Process admissions/discharges with complete nursing assessments, and including past medical and social history

*Provided NG /ABD tube suction intermittent, continuous prn,and oral suction

*Provided care/management and use of nasogastric tubes for the care of patients

*Provide nutrition via ng/abd gastric tubes and via central lines

*Care and management, and use of abdominal gastric tubes(peg, J tube etc.) for care of patient

*Assess/care/management and monitor oxygen therapy and breathing treatments

*Insertion/ removal and care/management of indwelling urinary catheters, bladder irrigation continuous/intermittent with pump or manually

*Care and management of drains to various sites

*Care and management of chest tube/drainage system

*Obtain blood via venipuncture, central lines

*Type and Cross patient and gave blood product for transfusions

*Obtain fecal, blood, sputum specimens for cultures and various test

*Provided and assist patients with incontinence care, perineal care, personal hygiene, dressing, (ADL's)

*Provided and assisted with care/management of patients with colostomy

*Care and management of patients in various forms of isolation

*Use of PPE and aseptic and sterile techniques

*IV therapy: care and management, medications and fluids via peripheral, central sites, and ports

*Insertion/removal of peripheal IV's, and removal of central lines

*Monitor of trachostomy/vent patients

*Provided wound care and other skin care and treatments, care and management of wound vac drsg/cannister change

*Monitored patients and administered medication per schedule and as needed, per various routes

*Performed /assisted with CPR/codes

*Monitor telemetry and performed ekg's

*Worked with an economically, culturally and racially, gender diverse patient population

*Worked on ER unit (4 patients) and Specialty hospital (4-6 patients), consisting of various medical conditions, both acute and chronic diseases, illnesses injuries, post surgical, EENT, skin ortho, neuro, cardiac, urinary, nephrolgy respiratory,psych,behavior and some patients requiring total dependent care and some assisted and independent care

*Assist MD/NP, in various ways as needed

*Assisted/ PT, OT. ST. with rehab and restorative care

*Provided, passive range of motion

*Monitored and assess dialysis vascular access

*Performed all types of patient transfers, turning, repositioning, with or without assistance, and assist with ambulation

*Provided palliative/hospice care

*Monitored, assessed, provided comfort care of dying patient, and their families

*Provided postmortem care

*Used various types of medical equipment

*Obtain vital signs and blood glucose level per glucometer checks (finger sticks), manual/electronic cuff used for b/p, weighing patients

*Completion of patient documentation, during shift

*Carried out, doctor's orders

*Provided total,,assist, independent care

*Provided various interventions: pharmaceutical/non pharmaceutical as needed

*Documentation via paper and electronic medical records

*Provided complete and focus assessments during shift

*Monitor and report, change of condition(COC)

Oak Haven Drug and alcohol rehab./Community Healthcore Marshall /Longview TX LVN-STAFF NURSE Decemeber2007-December2010

*Assisted doctors with physical examination.

*Assisted/teaching with muscle massages, stretching, mental imaging, redirection, walking, games and therapeutic communication to assist with the withdrawal process along with pharmaceuticals intervention

* Care and assessment /management of medical detoxification; focus and general assessments

*Process new patient admission, and medical history placement, and patient care documentation

*Monitored /assessed patients for withdrawal signs/symptoms, and administered medication per schedule and as needed, various routes used.

*Provided and assisted with care/management of patients with colostomy

*Care and management of patients in various forms of isolation

*Use of PPE and aseptic and sterile techniques

*Worked with an medically, economically, culturally, racially, and gender diverse patient population

*Worked with dual diagnosis of mental health and drug or alcohol addiction and single and multiple addictions

*Responsible for 10-20 patients

*Reported change of condition and or progress to MD

*Patient advocate

*Obtain vital signs and blood glucose level per glucometer checks (finger sticks), manual/electronic cuff used for b/p

*Documentation via paper and electronic medical records

*Carried out, doctor's orders

Whispering Pines Lodge Nursing Home and Rehab Longview, TX LVN-STAFF NURSE February 2007 - December 2007

*Process new admissions with complete nursing assessments, and including past medical and social history

*Provided care/management and use of nasogastric tubes for the care of patients

*Provided oxygen therapy and breathing treatments per schedule and as needed

*Insertion/ removal and care/management of indwelling urinary catheters

*Provided and assist patients with incontinence care, perineal care, personal hygiene, dressing, (ADL's)

*Provided and assisted with care/management of patients with colostomy

*IV therapy: care and managament monitor site, medications and fluids via peripheral, central sites, and ports

*Monitor care and management of trachostomy

*Obtain fecal, blood, sputum specimens for cultures and various test*

*Care and management of drains to various sites

*Provided wound care and other skin care and treatments

*Monitored patients and administered medication per schedule and as needed, per various routes

*Responsible for assessing and using gastrostomy tube for the care of patient

*Performed /assisted with CPR

*Worked with an economically, culturally and racially, gender diverse patient population

*Worked on dementia unit (10-20 patients) and general population (20-40 patients), consisting of various medical conditions some patients requiring total dependent care and some assisted and independent care

*Assisted PT, OT. ST. with rehab and restorative care

*Provided, passive range of motion

*Monitored and assess dialysis vascular access

*Performed all types of patient transfers, turning, repositioning, with or without assistance, and assist with ambulation

*Monitored, assessed, provided comfort care of dying patient, and their families

*Provided post mortem care

*Used various types of medical equipment

*Obtain vital signs and blood glucose level per glucometer checks (finger sticks), manual/electronic cuff used for b/p, weighing patients

*Completion of patient documentation, during shift

*Carried out, doctor's orders

*Provided total,,assist, independent care

*Provided various interventions: pharmaceutical/non pharmaceutical as needed

*Documentation via paper and electronic medical records

*Provided complete and focus assessments during shift

*Monitor and report, change of condition(COC)

*Provided palliative/hospice care

Carriage House Manor Nursing and Rehab Sulphur Springs TX LVN-STAFF NURSE September 2001-January 2007

*Process new admissions with complete nursing assessments, and including past medical and social history

*Provided care/management and use of nasogastric tubes for the care of patients

*Provided oxygen therapy and breathing treatments per schedule and as needed

*Insertion/ removal and care/management of indwelling urinary catheters

*Provided and assist patients with incontinence care, perineal care, personal hygiene, dressing, (ADL's)

*Provided and assisted with care/management of patients with colostomy

*IV therapy: care and managament monitor site, medications and fluids via peripheral, central sites, and ports

*Monitor care and management of trachostomy

*Care and management of drains to various sites

*Provided wound care and other skin care and treatments

*Monitored patients and administered medication per schedule and as needed, per various routes

*Responsible for assessing and using gastrostomy tube for the care of patient

*Performed /assisted with CPR

*Worked with an economically, culturally and racially, gender diverse patient population

*Worked on dementia unit (10-20 patients) and general population (20-40 patients), consisting of various medical conditions some patients requiring total dependent care and some assisted and independent care

*Assisted PT, OT. ST. with rehab and restorative care

*Provided, passive range of motion

*Monitored and assess dialysis vascular access

*Performed all types of patient transfers, turning, repositioning, with or without assistance, and assist with ambulation

*Monitored, assessed, provided comfort care of dying patient, and their families

*Provided post mortem care

*Used various types of medical equipment

*Obtain vital signs and blood glucose level per glucometer checks (finger sticks), manual/electronic cuff used for b/p, weighing patients*Obtain fecal, blood, sputum specimens for cultures and various test

*Completion of patient documentation, during shift

*Carried out, doctor's orders

*Provided total,,assist, independent care

*Provided various interventions: pharmaceutical/non pharmaceutical as needed

*Documentation via paper and electronic medical records

*Provided complete and focus assessments during shift

*Monitor and report, change of condition(COC)

*Provided palliative/hospice care

PineHaven Nursing Home and Rehab Texarkana, TX

CNA-Dementia Unit February2001 -August 2001

*Worked with an economically, racially, culturally, and gender/diverse patient population

*Assisted patients with incontinence care, perinea! care, indwelling catheter care, personal hygiene and dressing(ADL's)

*Monitored patients and reported any changes or abnormalities

*Assisted PT, OT. ST. with rehab and restorative care

*Assisted with ambulation passive and active range of motion

*Assisted with colostomy cleaning and changing bag

*Partial and total assisted with patient transfers, turning and repositioning Worked with the general patient population as needed

*Worked around patients on oxygen therapy

*Responsible for 10-15 patients on dementia unit or 10-20 on general population, when working each assignment.

*Both include some patients requiring total dependent care, some assisted, and independent care

*Total and partial assistance with patients meals

*Provided palliative/hospice care

*Assisted with comfort care of dying patient and their families

*Assisted with postmortem care

*Obtain vital signs and blood glucose level per glucometer checks, manual/electronic cuff used for b/p, weighing

*Used various type of medical equipment

*Documentation during shift

*Advocated for patients*

*Provided total,,assist, independent care

Carriage House Manor Nursing Home and Rehab Sulphur Springs TX CNA-General Population September 2000 -January 2001

*Worked with an economically, racially, culturally, and gender/diverse patient population

*Assisted patients with incontinence care, perinea! care, indwelling catheter care, personal hygiene and dressing(ADL's)

*Monitored patients and reported any changes or abnormalities

*Assisted PT, OT. ST. with rehab and restorative care

*Assisted with ambulation passive and active range of motion

*Assisted with colostomy cleaning and changing bag

*Partial and total assisted with patient transfers, turning and repositioning Worked with the general patient population as needed

*Worked around patients on oxygen therapy

*Responsible for 10-15 patients on dementia unit or 10-20 on general population, when working each assignment.

*Both include some patients requiring total dependent care, some assisted, and independent care

*Total and partial assistance with patients meals

*Provided palliative/hospice care

*Assisted with comfort care of dying patient and their families

*Assisted with postmortem care

*Obtain vital signs and blood glucose level per glucometer checks, manual/electronic cuff used for b/p, weighing

*Used various type of medical equipment

*Documentation during shift

*Advocated for patients*

*Provided total,,assist, independent care

Wingo Feed, Inc Sulphur Springs, TX

Commodities Receiver/Maintenance January 1983 -August 2000

*Responsible for keeping up with and ordering bulk commodities

*Responsible for unloading tractor trailer's hoppers into a pit ensuring that it moved into the auger system correctly

*Responsible for maintaining a clean work area

*Performed general maintenance on the entire system

*Climbed heights of 75 to 150 feet multiple times per day

*Unloaded 10 to 20 trucks per day

*Assisted other departments as needed

Beckville Housing Authority Beckville, TX

General Maintenance and Groundskeeper May 1979 – December1982

*Mowed multiple yards and fields and edged curbs and sidewalks

*Painted as needed*Performed general maintenance using various hand and electrical tools Education

Kilgore College, Kilgore, Texas

Associate of Applied Science

LVN to RN Transition Program

Awarded diploma: May 2015

Graduated with honors

GPA 3.45

Kilgore College, Kilgore, Texas

Prerequisite courses for Associate Degree Nursing Program Completion date: May 2011

GPA 3.70

Texarkana College, Texarkana, Texas

Licensed Vocational Nursing Program

Awarded certificate: August 2001

GPA 3.58

Paris Junior College, Paris, Texas

Certified Nursing Assistant

Awarded certificate: June 2000

Paris Junior College, Paris, Texas

Prerequisite courses for Associate Degree Nursing Program Completion date: May 2000

GPA 3.82

Paris Junior College, Paris, Texas

Awarded GED Date: October 1997

Certifications/Licensures

RN License Awarded - June 2015 current. Released LVN license when RN License was awarded. BLS/ACLS current. Affiliations and Awards

Kilgore College - PHI THETA KAPPA National Honor Society - Since 1998/ Carriage House Manor - Nurse of the Year – 2003/ East Texas Medical Center : 5 nominations for the Daisy Award for extraordinary nurses 2017(ETMC) References

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