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RN cardiac/PACU ICU/IMCU/ED

Location:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80929, United States
Posted:
January 06, 2018

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Taresa J. Keith, RN

***** **** ****** **** ******** Springs, CO 80929 * 707-***-****

ac3xqk@r.postjobfree.com

Specialty Units

PACU

Cardiac

ICU/Telemetry/Step-Down

Renal

Medical-Surgical

Same Day Surgery and Procedure

Core Competencies

Admission, history, and discharge

Administration of medication, IV, titrate drips

Monitor cardiac femoral artery sites/ central line

ICU patient monitoring and assessment

Telemetry

Pre and Post Op care

Trachea and ventilator care

Immunization

Certification

BCLS, ACLS, PALS -current

RN – 1996 to present

US Air Force Captain – Immunization Team Leader

US Air Force Enlisted Educational Manager E-6 – 1993 to 1996

EMT-Intermediate – 1993 to 1996

LVN – 1990 to 1996

CNA – 1981 to 1988

Trauma Nurse: Critical Course (expired)

Education

August 1997 Montgomery, Alabama

USAF Officers Training School

December 1995 Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Road

Godfrey, Illinois 62035

618-***-****

Certificate of Nursing

June 1994 Community College of the Air Force

Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

Flight Medical Service

Work Experience

Alta Bates Medical Center 8/2015 to 8/2016

2450 Ashby Avenue Berkley, CA 94705 *510-***-****

Position RN- ITC/ telemetry

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center 10/2013 to Present

2500 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, CA 94553 925-***-****

Position: RN- IMCU, ICU, telemetry

ReadyLink HealthCare 06/2012 to 10/2013

PO Box 1047, Thousand Palms, CA 92276 800-***-****

Position: RN

Duties: Floor nurse for telemetry, step down, and med-surg.

Private RN 4/2010 to 6/2012

California State Prison, San Quentin 07/2007 to 04/2010

San Quentin, California 94964 415-***-****

Position: RN

Duties: Triage and Treatment Area: assess, monitor and treat patients, administer IV, medication, perform wound care, update treating physician. Process returning inmates from outside hospitals or other correctional institutions, assess, treat and send to appropriate housing. Emergency responder to any medical alarm. Inform colleague on unit procedures, educate patient about pre/post operative procedures and/or disease processes. Transfer to outside hospital for higher care when needed per physician's order.

All Health Services - California State Prison, Solano 03/2007 to 07/2007

555 1st St. Suite # 301, Benicia, California 94510 800-***-****

Position: RN

Duties: Same as San Quentin

Napa Surgery Center 01/2007 to 02/2008

3444 Valle Verde Drive, Napa, California 94558 707-***-****

Position: RN, per diem

Duties: Pre and post operation care, admission/discharge assessment, monitoring of vital signs, document patient history, administer medication and IV. Give home care discharge instructions and call medication to pharmacy per physician's orders. Educate and review with patient and caregiver

Queen of the Valley Medical Center 12/1998 to 03/2007

1000 Trancas St. Napa, California 94558 707-***-****

Position: RN

Duties:2002-2007 PACU / Same Day Surgery / Procedure - admit patient, take vitals and monitor, administer IV and medication, document patient history, consents, pre/post operative education, discharge review with patient and caregiver, call prescriptions into patients pharmacy of choice, care of post-op patient directly out of surgery.

1998-2002 Step-down / Telemetry / ICU - admit patient, monitor vital signs, cardiac, glucose, vents, and treatment. Tend to pre/post operative open heart patients, administer meds, IV bolus or drips. Transfer patient to different care per physician's orders, educate patient about treatment, disease processes, and discharge instructions. Participate in discharge planning, charting, creation of care plans, coordinate with other departments for procedure or treatments. Supervise CNAs and discharge patients.

Software Experience

CC LINK/Epic

Microsoft Operating Systems

Microsoft Office applications

Krames

Meditech

Careconnect

Merlin



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