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Professionally trained Registered Nurse with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Positive performance reviews, with major emphasis on patient satisfaction, and providing patient-centered, quality care. Energetic and motivational Registered Nurse and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Effective senior nurse and preceptor, looking for an entry-level ARNP opportunity in an outpatient setting. Innate ability to develop strong rapport with patients and their families, co-workers and other professionals. Able to remain calm during emergency situations, perform necessary tasks quickly and efficiently, and working in sync with a multidisciplinary team. Detailed-oriented & reliable professional, with verifiable track record of success in Medical-Surgical/Telemetry & Comprehensive Cancer Outpatient Infusion. Well-organized and able to manage various tasks and priorities in a timely manner. Successful in assuming increasing levels of responsibility.
Registered Nurse (RN) with specialty experience in Oncology who recently received an ARNP Certification with prospects in remaining in an outpatient setting & will be interested in being trained as an ARNP
Exceptionally skilled chemotherapy & oncology clinical nurse
Strong personal and work ethics
Client relations specialist
Strong organizational skills; Skilled Multi-tasker
Strong physical assessment skills
Expert in patient advocacy, evaluation & intervention
Strong clinical judgment skills
Adept at prioritizing & managing deadlines
Outstanding conflict resolution techniques
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Senior Registered Nurse
University of Miami Hospital & Clinics, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center 2005 - Present
Assess need for ordering, obtaining and interpreting appropriate lab tests and results.
Collecting blood and other laboratory specimens to prepare them for laboratory testing.
Administration of high dose chemotherapy and biotherapy agents, as well as blood product transfusions.
High quality and compassionate inpatient/outpatient care of stem cell transplant patients throughout the stem cell transplant process.
Nursing care of patients with post-transplant complications and febrile neutropenia. Care provided for ages 17 through geriatric.
Patient education and support, symptom management, and holistic nursing care.
Accurately document all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Assist health care team as a member of rapid response teams involving patients in critically ill situations.
Charge nurse position in outpatient setting of infusion center, in charge of delegating assignments, and assisting in decreasing wait times for patient appointments.
North Shore Hospital, Miami, Florida 2000-2005
Assist doctors with bedside and non-invasive procedures.
Implemented comprehensive nursing care for a diverse population of patients covering 5-8 high acuity patients per shift.
Performed assessments and a wide range of services including; medication administration, acquired and recorded patient information; and notified physician of clinical changes.
Prepared patient for surgical and radiological procedures, and initiated and maintained intravenous therapy.
Facilitated the recovery process through patient and family education on pre/post-operative procedures, prevention, medications and pain management techniques.
Displayed superior accuracy charting and documenting medical information.
Assessed at-risk patients, interfaced with physicians, implemented prescribed protocols and formulated patient care plans for discharge planning.
Assessed, and treated acute and chronic illnesses in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols coupled with excellent problem solving skills.
Assist patients with daily functions: monitor fluid intake and output levels.
Tracheostomy care, PEG tube management, pain management, wound and skin care.
Telemetry, chest tubes, patient controlled analgesia, total parenteral nutrition.
In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy and central venous maintenance and care.
Interfaced with patients to present in-depth performance analysis and optimization recommendations.
Cultivated skills in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds internally and externally.
Charge nurse position in Medical/Surgical 32 bed unit, delegating assignments and reassuring quality care.
Post Master's Certificate-AGNP
University of Massachusetts-Boston 2015
Master of Science, Nursing
University of Phoenix 2009
Bachelor of Science, Nursing
University of Phoenix 2006
Associate Degree, Nursing
Miami Dade College 1999
High School Diploma
Miami Northwestern Senior High 1984
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of Florida, License number #9166879
Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate, American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate, American Heart Association
ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certificate
Available upon request