San Antonio, TX ****7
Energetic and motivational Graduate Nurse and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a
position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes. Work Experience
Health and Wellness Director
Brookdale Assisted Living - San Antonio, TX
March 2015 to Present
Assessments on potential residents, collaborating with outside resources to give residents the best care, scheduling associates for three shifts, in charge of all medaides and resident care associates, ordering medications and supplies for all residents and office, complete nutrition at risk monthly, input complete residents information into point click care, complete personal service assessments along with care plans, monthly reports, skin observation sheets, keep track of psychotropics, med destruction, meet with primary care physicians, order labs, x-rays, ultrasounds. Provide care as needed to all residents. On call 24/7.
HACIENDA OAKS NURSING AND REHABILITATION - Seguin, TX September 2012 to Present
Supervise and direct C.N.A staff
Perform all respiratory treatments, wound/incision care, catheter care Complete thorough assessments, vital signs and care received Documentation of Nursing weekly summaries,
Medicare skilled list charting, acute charting
Care plans Admissions and Discharges Follow up with Physicians on changes in condition Fill out incident reports
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures. Trained 10 staff nurses to provide top-quality patient care. TREATMENT NURSE
CONNALLY MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER - Floresville, TX January 2011 to January 2012
Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological
Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Responsible for Hemovac Autotransfusion System administration. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Evaluated patients presenting with asthma, appendicitis and hernia. HEAD NURSE
CEDAR VIEW PROFESSIONAL BUILDING - Seguin, TX
June 2006 to March 2008
Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met. Managed team of medical support personnel.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Simultaneously served as lead health care provider and office manager of family clinic. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics.
Assisted in minor surgical procedures.
Family Research - Seguin, TX
November 2004 to May 2006
Open and close office, recruited patients and new Private Investigators, made my own patient charts and progress notes, phlebotomy, followed strict protocols for qualifications, scheduled out side appointments when necessary, scheduled all appointments, marketing, administered double blind studies, as well as other class studies, for asthma, bronchitis, bacterial vaginosis, sinus taps, diabetes. Accomplishments
We came out first place for the most patients recruited. I was able to recruit certain private investigators that CEO was unsuccessful in obtaining. State mentioned my extreme accuracy documentation on every progress note for every patient. I feel that my passion for research is was made me very successful.
Excellent technical skills, bilingual was a plus, computer skills, excellent work ethics. All labs were done and sent out by me due to my phlebotomy skills on elderly and pediatrics. Communication skills . BACK OFFICE MEDICAL ASSISTANT
FAMILY MEDICAL CLINIC - Seguin, TX
March 2000 to October 2004
Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Assisted in minor surgical procedures.
Cross-trained in X-rays.
Coordinated medications with pharmacy and patients. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program. Education
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE in nursing education
GALEN COLLEGE OF NURSING - San Antonio, TX
LICENSE in nursing
GALEN COLLEGE OF NURSING - San Antonio, TX
DIPLOMA in MEDICAL ASSISTING & PHLEBOTOMY
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - San Antonio, TX 1998 to 1999
Diploma in Registered Medical Assistant
SEGUIN HIGH SCHOOL - Seguin, TX
Health and wellness expertise OR and ER experience Geriatric treatment knowledge Flow sheet charting
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care Cool and collected under pressure Trained in in- and out-patient care Skilled problem solver Acute and rehabilitative care Customer service skills Good at following instructions Dependable independent worker Effective team leader Computer literate
Extremely organized Strong work ethic
Data management Trained in emergency response
Neonatal and maternity specialist Vascular care understanding Bi-lingual in English and Spanish Skilled in conducting physical examinations Broad medical terminology knowledge