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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Plainview, Texas, 79072, United States
Posted:
February 12, 2018

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Barbara Abigide

**** * **** ******, *********, TX. 79072 806-***-**** ac4f7i@r.postjobfree.com

Professional background

Professionally trained Registered Nurse, now Nurse Practitioner, with experience in ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs.

I am a friendly, loyal, and clearly a dedicated individual who has an ambition to succeed in any given environment. Although, I have experiences in the nursing field, I love to learn, and I am always up for new challenges.

I get along well with others, while at the same time working efficiently to care for my patients.

I have experience in cardiac critical care, medical intensive care, LTAC, geriatric care, women services, with some emergency room nursing care, and medical/surgical care.

Professional Achievements

Assessment

Executed full head to toe patient assessments, including chest tube monitoring and removal, temporary pacing, removal of temporary pacemaker wires.

12 lead EKG, IV therapy.

TPN infusion, NG and G tubes inserting and management.

Documentation

Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation

Accurately documenting in medication administration record

Documentation of the 8 rights of medication administrations

Patient Care

Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment, and referral for a broad range of patients.

Cared for patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure, and drug overdose

Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration

Responsible for providing daily functions such as grooming, bathing, feeding and turning in bed.

Delivery of compassionate care.

Successfully provided quality care to assigned patients in the hospital settings.

Family Support

Provided support to families through education on procedures, regimens prevention, and care.

Encourage family involvement with care.

Provide emotional support to family as needed, and make self-available as needed to family members

OSHA Compliance

Properly disposed of daily biohazard waste in compliance with federal and local regulations.

Patient Advocacy

Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.

Patient Education

Educated patients in regard to hospital policies, medical procedure steps, recovery measures and medication instructions.

Quality Assurance

Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, and OSHA regulations for maximum quality and control.

Surgical Preparation

Prepared patients for surgery by performing screening tests, evaluating vitals and administering IV Fluids and medications, pre-surgery assessments

Certification

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support)

BLS (Basic Life Support)

NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program)

TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course)

ENPC (Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course)

Skills

Intravenous therapy

Culturally competent care

Patient evaluation/intervention

Critical Care Nursing

Enthusiastic caregiver

Professional bedside manner

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

CPR/BLS certified

Daily living activity assistance

Hemodynamic monitoring

Drug administration

Obtaining/charting vital signs

Patient and family advocacy

Venipuncture/blood draw

Arterial line blood draws, flushes, and discontinuation of arterial line.

Chest tube removal

Transducer and pressure system set up

Patient recovery post cardiac surgery

Patient-focused care

Care of Diabetes and Stroke patients

Prioritizing/managing deadlines

Patient/family focused

Pre- and post-surgical care

NG tube insertion and removal

Infection control standards

Physical assessments

Acute and rehabilitative care

IV drug therapy management

Tracheotomy care

Colostomy care

Foley catheter insertion/removal

Gastro-enteral nutrition

Work History

Registered Nurse

Covenant Hospital Plainview, Plainview, TX

May 2012 to present

Registered Nurse

Lubbock Heart Hospital,

Lubbock, TX

May 2011 to June 2012

LVN/RN

Nurse Finders Agency,

Lubbock. TX

2005 to 2011

LVN

Prairie House Living Center

Plainview, TX

2003 to 2004

LVN

Covenant Hospital Plainview

Plainview, TX

2004 to 2005

Registered Nurse

Interim Agency, Lubbock, TX

2013 to present

Education

Family Nurse Practitioner

Graceland University, Independence, MO

April 30th 2017

MSN

Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX

May 2011 to May 2012

BSN

Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX

June 2010 to May 2011

ADN

South Plains College,

Levelland, TX

January 2009 to May 2010

LVN

South Plains College,

Plainview, TX

August 2002 to August 2003



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