Nurse RN, BSN with 10 + years of experience of providing quality care to a wide variety of patients. Certified in the specialty area of Rehab Nursing for last 5 years and a member of the American Rehab Nurses Association. Aiming to leverage my experience and knowledge to effectively fill the nursing position at your organization.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, Wilmington NC
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2007
GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Greensboro NC
Associates of Science in Pre-Nursing, 2003
NEW HANOVER HEALTH NETWORK (NHRMC)
BRUNSWICK HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Medical/Surgical, Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Community, Emergency Department, Orthopedics, and Psychiatry
Certified Rehab Registered Nurse (CRRN)
BLS, CPR Certified
NHRMC, INPATIENT REHABILIATION UNIT (2008-CURRENT)
Perform initial nursing assessments to gather data and identify the patient’s needs for the episode of care.
Develop and implement an individualized plan of are for all patients admitted to the inpatient rehab hospital.
Coordinate and communicate patient care needs for discharge planning in patient care conferences and with other members of the health care team.
Collaborate with physicians and other health care team members in coordinating the plan of care and facilitating patient outcomes.
Implement and evaluate the patient’s response to care through assessment and reassessment and update daily plan of care.
Ensure the patients are admitted, transferred and discharged in a timely and efficient manner.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills for problem solving and anticipating patient care needs.
Document assessments, delivery of patient care and patients’ response to care in the electronic medical record (EPIC)
Provide information and facilitate patient/family teaching.
Demonstrate the standards of performance for ownership, communication, compassion and teamwork.
Maintained professional accountability by participating in in-services, committees, and staffing needs.
Worked in various department within the network as needed i.e. Emergency department, Med-Surg, and Wound care.
Participated in performance improvement activities based on the patient population by identifying barriers to care, systems and process issues, and contributed to data collection and analysis for improvement plans.
Assisted staff in clinical decision making and priority setting to ensure an optimal hospital length of stay
Acted as a clinical/educational resource for patients, families, and interdisciplinary team members.
NHRMC, MED-SURGE (2007-2008)
Coordinates daily patient care activities and participates/leads daily patient care conferences.
Responsible for shift and specialty team operations, ensuring that policies, practices, procedures, and standards are followed in providing excellent patient care.
Accepted a patient care assignment and provided care utilizing critical thinking skills with nursing process, ANA Standards and NCBON.
Assisted in the development of department staffing schedules, edited ANSOS daily, and participated in updating daily huddle boards.
Provided input for the development of departmental budgets, and review vision ware with the managers daily.
Rounded daily on patients, staff, doctors and waiting areas. Ensured that discharge phone calls are completed daily.
Provided education and orientation to staff, tracked adherence of all mandatory education and assisted with staff development.
Assisted unit manager with performance appraisals, completed audits, and performed conversation as directed by the management team.
AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST