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Medical Registered Nurse

Location:
Bonifay, Florida, 32425, United States
Posted:
February 09, 2018

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MICHELE VUOLO, RN, MSN, FNP

850-***-****

ac4eu3@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: Provision of the highest level of psychiatric and medical

nursing care to patients and families that are acutely and

chronically effected by mental health disorders and to

encourage and facilitate public education and tolerance

to those whose lives have been plagued by mental illness

and other medical conditions.

EMPLOYMENT:

July, 2016- West Florida Hospital-Pavilion

Current N. Davis Highway

Pensacola, FL

Title: RN/Charge Nurse

Duties: Supervision of unit staff and patients in 60-bed psychiatric crisis unit divided into three separate units. Knowledge of hospital procedures and protocol. Knowledge of psychotropic medications and side effects involved with administration of these. Knowledge of medical conditions and care involved in provision of nursing care. Maintenance of safe environment for psychiatrically challenged patients in locked unit. Verbal de-escalation skills involved with crisis situations and ability to provide a safe environment throughout crisis. Knowledge of procedural guidelines and application of seclusion and restrain protocol. Collaboration with psychiatric and medical doctors in provision of individual care of patients. Establishment and updating of individual treatment plans. Collaboration with patients and families regarding inpatient care and outpatient follow up.

May 18, 2015- Correct Care Solutions

April 2016 5400 Bayline Drive

Panama City, FL 32404

Title: Charge Nurse

Duties: Supervision of other medical staff on duty. Assessment of inmates declaring medical emergencies. Triage of those declaring newly-reported medical problems, including psychiatric issues. Treat emergent and life threatening problems based on acceptable protocol. Refer others for clinical assessment. Oversee and assist in medication administration, including compiling medications for a 1,000 bed prison and reviewing medication administration records for accuracy. Conduct nightly medical treatments and therapies as ordered by the Chief Health Officer. Provide phlebotomy services as ordered, including safe practices for blood borne pathogens. Coordinate with security to provide necessary treatment for inmates requiring alternate housing and high risk inmates.

June 14, 2014- Life Management Center-Crisis Stabilization Unit

Current 525 E. 15th St

Panama City, FL

Title: Charge Nurse

Duties: Supervision of unit staff and patients in 20-bed psychiatric crisis unit. Knowledge of hospital procedures and protocol. Knowledge of psychotropic medications

and side effects involved with administration of these. Knowledge of medical conditions

and care involved in provision of nursing care. Maintenance of safe environment for

psychiatrically challenged patients in locked unit. Verbal de-escalation skills involved

with crisis situations and ability to provide a safe environment throughout crisis. Knowledge of procedural guidelines and application of seclusion and restrain protocol. Collaboration with psychiatric and medical doctors in provision of individual care of patients. Establishment and updating of individual treatment plans. Collaboration with patients and families regarding inpatient care and outpatient follow up.

August 24, 2013- Ft Walton Beach Medical Center

June 14, 2014 100 Mar-Walt Dr.

Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Title: Registered Nurse

Duties: Knowledge of hospital procedures and protocols, work in float position between crisis stabilization unit and stabilized open-setting unit, provide medical assistance and maintain withdrawal protocol for chemically dependent patients, provide medical care as necessary and maintain control of medical issues, perform emergency assessments in Emergency Room, assure patient and staff safety at all times, member of “Dr. Love” team. Initiate treatment plans on individual patients, collaborate with other disciplines in providing adequate psychiatric care, maintain attendance and serve as a positive role model

Reason for leaving: Position offered at Life Management which ended extensive travel.

October 2011- Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital

August 24, 2013 1940 Harrison Ave

Panama City, FL 32401

Title: Registered Nurse (Mental Health Technician from October 2011- December 2011 when licensed as RN)

Duties: Knowledge of hospital procedures and policies, work in float position but majority of time on intensive crisis unit, open adult unit which is less acute and predominantly Axis II (Personality Disorder) and depressive patients, work on Chemical Dependency Unit. Provide medical assistance and maintain withdrawal protocol for chemically dependent patients. Member of "Code Team" which are the immediate responders to crisis situations. Charge nurse and oversee unit staff assuring staff/patient safety at all times. Initiate treatment plans of individual patients according to individual patient needs. Collaborate with psychiatry, medical, social work, and treatment team in accordance with care of individual patients. Perform 24-hour chart checks as part of night shift. Maintain attendance and serve as a positive role model.

Reason for leaving: Inadequate support from administrative staff

June 2006- Returned to college to finish pre-requisites and obtained ADN.-

October 2011 Was employed as a personal assistant and caretaker

to private citizens in need of different types of assistance with loved ones, homes, and condos.

OTHER Extensive ability to use verbal intervention and de-escalation techniques

RELEVANT Not intimidated by highly acute situations or agitated patients

EXPERIENCE: History of high stress positions and ability to multi-task and remain focused Four years food/beverage service

Three years bartending experience

Class D Chauffeur’s license and three years of experience in private transport

EDUCATION: High School Diploma.

Certified Medical Transcriptionist

Graduate of AA Program for Liberal Arts at Gulf Coast Community College

Graduate of RN-ADN Program at Gulf Coast Community College-December 2011

Graduate of BSN Program at Gulf Coast State College-December 2014

Graduate of Chamberlain College of Nursing – Master’s of Science-FNP Program December 16, 2017

REFERENCES: Will be furnished upon request



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