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Registered Nurse Nursing

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Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
Posted:
June 17, 2018

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JASMIN AIVI G. ABALOS

Registered Nurse Division *

NMW000218114

Phone Number: 03 9015 4598

Mobile Number: +639*********

Skype name: jasminaivi05

Email Address: ac5wrc@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

A compassionate and patient-centered Registered Nurse with 8+ years of acute hospital experience, with strong clinical background in Surgical, Coronary and Intensive Care Nursing.

•Strong ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and coordinate time effectively in a busy environment

•Hardworking and energetic, flexible and easily adapts to various areas of nursing and work schedule, manages to work on any shift

•Assigned as the Charge nurse of the unit and does fair delegation to co-staff nurses in the absence of the unit’s Head nurse

•Oversee and undertake complex patient assessments and liaise as required with other health care professionals to develop an integrated and holistic patient care plan

•Able to work well both independently and with the multidisciplinary team to obtain optimal patient outcomes; proves good interpersonal skills

•Resourceful problem solver capable of implementing solutions to intricate problems

•Maintains critical thinking skills essential to providing competent and dignified patient care

•Actively involved in integrating evidence-based practice to patient care

•With certificates on Basic Life Support (BLS) and use of Automated external defibrillator, Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Intravenous Therapy insertion

•With knowledge and skill on Electronic Medical Record (EMR), MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel

WORK EXPERIENCE

Position: Registered Nurse- Permanent, Full time

Name of Hospital: Saint Louis University Hospital of the Sacred Heart- A level 3 tertiary, training hospital with a 180-bed capacity which addresses a variety of general and major specialty cases.

Address: Assumption Road extension, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

Contact Details: (074-***-**** local 529

Period of employment: November 18, 2009 to January 15, 2018 (8 years and 2 months)

Areas of clinical practice

•Coronary Critical Care Unit (4 years: November 18, 2009- December 31, 2013) – has 25 bed capacity, caters to patients with simple and complicated coronary conditions, both acute and chronic; responsibilities include care for a maximum of 5-8 coronary patients each shift. Cases handled include: patients with uncontrolled hypertension, stable Myocardial Infarction, Diabetes Mellitus with coronary problems, Stable and Unstable Angina Pectoris, Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrythmias, Cardiomegaly, Deep vein Thrombosis, Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease, Grave’s Disease, Cushing’s Disease, Endocarditis, Myocarditis, Rheumatic Heart Disease, Raynaud’s and Buerger’s disease, severe electrolyte imbalances, Cardiomyopathy, Acute and Chronic Kidney Injury, post Medical Intensive Care and post Neuro Critical Care patients.

•Medical Intensive Care Unit (1 year: January 1, 2014- December 31, 2014)- has 6 bed capacity; responsibilities include providing close, comprehensive care and monitoring to a maximum of 3 critically ill adult patients with life threatening ang potentially life threatening medical diseases of all major organ systems (cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and renal). Cases handled include: Unstable Myocardial Infarction, Severe Heart Failure, Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome/ Multiorgan Failure, Post-pacemaker insertion, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma, Chronic Kidney Disease with congestion, Pulmonary Congestion, Status Asthmaticus, Complicated Sepsis, Post- Arrest, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, High Risk Community Acquired Pneumonia, Thyroid storm, Shock (Hypovolemic, Septic, Cardiogenic, Anaphylactic), Severe internal hemorrhage, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Substance Overdose/ Intoxication, Hepatic Encephalopathy.

•Surgical Ward (1 year: January 1, 2015- January 7, 2016)– has 39 bed capacity; responsibilities include direct care for a maximum of 15-17 adult and pediatric patients. Care for pre-operative, intermediate, and post – operative, fracture, burns and other general surgical patient problems.

•Surgical Intensive Care Unit (2 years: January 8, 2016- January 15, 2018)- has 3 bed capacity; responsibilities include direct one-on-one care to immediate post-operative patients who are in a critical state or those with underlying medical conditions that needs meticulous care and monitoring; and also, to patients with serious multiple trauma and severe, extensive burns.

Duties and Responsibilities

•Nursing care is focused on the assessment, diagnosis, planning, treatment and evaluation of patients requiring intensive and immediate care.

•Receives handovers from the outgoing shift or from other units and gives detailed and accurate handovers to the incoming shift or to other departments

•Obtains patient health history and performs thorough holistic assessment as culturally appropriate

•Maintains safety measures when performing nursing duties, works within scope of practice

•Implements principles of infection control such as strict and frequent handwashing and follows hospital protocols for standard, contact, droplet and airborne precautions

•Administers medications via various routes (oral, intravenous, subcutaneous, intramuscular, enteral, intradermal) and blood products safely and meticulously. Monitors for any adverse reactions

•Provides close and comprehensive, total bedside care and monitoring to critically ill patients

•Attends to and initiates emergency resuscitative measures in life threatening situations or codes throughout the hospital, operates life-saving monitors and equipment, administers emergency medications as ordered

•Assists in intubation, bedside thoracentesis, paracentesis, lumbar puncture, central venous catheter and renal replacement catheter (femoral catheter and intrajugular catheter) insertion and chest thoracostomy tube insertion

•Provides hemodynamic monitoring, vasopressor and inotropic drip titration

•Prevents post-operative and Intensive Care Unit-acquired complications; assesses pressure ulcer risks

•Observes proper and accurate documentation and justification for treatment provided. Maintains and records accurate and detailed flowsheets of patient’s conditions

•Liaise with physicians and other health care team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans in a dynamic critical care setting

•Careful oxygen administration; oral, endotracheal and tracheostomy suctioning

•Revises and prioritizes patient treatment plans as specified by the current state of the patient

•Immediately reviews and refers all laboratory and diagnostic results to the doctors

•Performs wound care aseptically

•Performs strict close monitoring of vital signs, intake and output from urine and drains, active bleeding, wound sites and pain status of patients who underwent general and complex surgeries

•Initiates and provides pain management for patients

•Acts as the charge nurse of the unit in the absence of the Head nurse

•Carries out doctor’s orders accurately

•Admission and discharging of patients. Providing patients with detailed home care instructions

•Prepares patients for diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic procedures

•Facilitates laboratory and diagnostic procedures such as blood extractions, venipuncture, X-rays, Ultrasonography, Computed Tomography, and 2D Echocardiogram

•Promotes health through health education that is appropriate for the patient

•Promotes patient and family independence when it comes to caring for themselves at home

•Makes rounds as often as possible to check patients’ needs and evaluate their condition

•Supervises, orients and supports novice nurses, student nurses and nursing aides in the unit

•Promotes and maintains a culturally sensitive working environment in the unit

•Respects the values, beliefs and rights of the patient and create atmospheres that are humanitarian, compassionate and healing

•Respects and supports patient’s and relative’s right in deciding for a self-directed informed decision

•Establishes rapport with clients and colleagues and communicates professionally and therapeutically

•Provides emotional and spiritual support to both patients and their families and significant others

•Adheres to hospital policies/rules and regulations

•Maintains and protects confidentiality of patient information

•Participates in rotating rosters across a 7-day service

•Attends to monthly unit meetings and contributes ideas for the improvement of the unit

•Attends in house hospital trainings and continuing education

Clinical equipment/machines handled

IV infusion pumps, syringe pumps, cardiac monitors, blood glucometer, suction machines, defibrillator, mechanical ventilator, automated external defibrillator, pulse oximeter, nebulizers, bag-valve mask, chest tube drains, enteral tubes (nasogastric, gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes), drainage tubes (Jackson pratt and hemovac drains, colostomy bag, ileostomy), 12 lead ECG machine, Holter monitor, arterial/ central venous pressure lines, nebulizers, patient-controlled analgesia pump, casts, assistive devices such as wheelchair, walker, crutches, skin and skeletal tractions, intubation set (laryngoscope and endotracheal tube), tracheostomy tube, pulse oximeter, vascular doppler, suprapubic and indwelling catheters, bladder irrigations, sara stedy, hoists, computer-on-wheels

Clinical Placement in Australia

Name of Hospital and ward: Box Hill Hospital (Eastern Health), Ward 8.1: Renal/Vascular Unit

Inclusive dates: February 26, 2018 to March 25, 2018

•Handled a maximum of four focus patients with the supervision of buddy nurse

•Familiarized with the Australian health care setting and expounded my knowledge on safe and quality health care.

•Commended for the following strengths: Good time management, able to set priorities, and communicating well with patients and family. Marked as Independent by clinical preceptor in the Summative Assessment in the following standards:

1.Thinks critically and analyses nursing practice- being able to provide evidence-based nursing care

2.Engages in therapeutic and professional relationships- being able to maintain good therapeutic relationship with patients

3.Maintains the capability for practice- being able to provide appropriate education to patients and families, such as discharge education

4.Develops a plan for nursing practice- being able to plan appropriate care plan for focus patients

5.Provides safe, appropriate and responsive quality nursing practice- being able to provide safe nursing practice to patients and initiate appropriate patient care

6.Evaluates outcomes to inform nursing practice- being able to evaluate practice and seeking feedback

Duties and responsibilities in the ward:

•Checked completeness of bedside equipment and supplies for emergency use

•Received handover from outgoing shift and rendered updated and complete handover to the incoming shift with the use of ISOBAR technique

•Performed comprehensive and holistic assessment to focus patients. Prioritizes their needs using the ABCDE method. Planned, implemented and evaluated nursing care plans

•Immediately reported any significant assessments or observations of patients to my preceptor

•Carried out doctor’s orders in a timely manner with the supervision of my preceptor

•Performed different types of wound dressings aseptically

•Monitored vital signs, capillary blood glucose and ketones, daily weights of renal patients, intake and output of renal patients, pain status, and vascular observations of patients in the ward

•Performed meticulous bedside care such as bed bathe, linen change and assisting in patients’ ADLS

•Anticipated the needs of the unit and assisted the nurses appropriately as needed

•Performed nursing tasks and procedures carefully within my scope of practice

•Administered medications safely and appropriately together with my buddy nurse.

•Attended to and observed MET calls in the unit

•Observed strict and frequent handwashing technique and observed unit protocols for standard, airborne, droplet and contact precautions.

•Documented complete care plan and assessments of patients using the Electronic Medical Record

EDUCATION

January 2018- March 2018 Initial Registration for Overseas Registered Nurses (IRON Program)

Deakin University Burwood Campus

Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia

November 2011- March 2012 Graduate Program: Adult Health Care

Saint Louis University

Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, 2600

June 2009- October 2009 Graduate Program: Disaster Nursing

Saint Louis University

Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, 2600

June 2009- October 2009 Graduate Program: Advanced Pathophysiology

Saint Louis University

Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, 2600

June 2003- March 2007 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Saint Louis University

Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, 2600

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

•Registered Nurse (Division 1)- Australia: Issued by: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Registration number: NMW0002181145; Expiry date: May 31, 2019

•Registered Nurse- Philippines: Issued by: Professional Commission Regulation

License Number: 0434708, Valid until: September 5, 2019

•Certified IV Therapy Nurse: Issued by: Association if Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines

Card number: 14-012779

•Member: Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc: Membership number: 14494

Philippine Nurses Association: PNA no. 201*-******

TRAININGS AND SEMINARS ATTENDED

Feb. 24, 2018 : Hand Hygiene Course provided by Eastern Health

Feb. 24, 2018 : Introductory to Electronic Medical Record Training provided by Eastern Health

July 27, 2017 : Basic Life Support Course with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) provided by Philippine Heart Association Council on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

July 1-2, 2016 : Integrating Global Standards in Local Practice provided by Philippine College of Physicians

July 27-28, 2012 : Going Critical: Principles of the Intensive Care, Venue: Baguio City, Philippines

Dec. 19, 2011: Carrying out Doctor’s order: It’s Legal Implications to Nurses provided by SLU-HSH Nursing Service

Dec. 29, 2010: IV Therapy Documentation provided by Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines

Dec. 28, 2010 : The Ethico- Legal Implications of IV Therapy provided by Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines

Dec.27, 2010: Managing Complications of IV therapy provided by Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines

Aug. 21-23, 2009 : Course and training on Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Basic

Life Support provided by Philippine Heart Association

Oct. 11-13, 2007 : IV Therapy Training Program for Nurses provided by Association of Nursing Service

Administrators of the Philippines

June 28-29, 2007 : Basic Life Support (CPR training for Healthcare Providers) provided by Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC)

June 25-27& 30, 2007: Standard First Aid Training provided by Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC)

CHARACTER REFERENCES

Mrs. Nancy M. Dakiwas

Nurse Supervisor

Former Head nurse- Coronary Critical Care Unit, NCCU, MICU

Supervisor-in-charge of ICU complex

Saint Louis University Hospital of the Sacred Heart, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

+639*********

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Mrs. Maribel Dicang

Head Nurse, Surgical ward

Saint Louis University Hospital of the Sacred Heart, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

+639*********

Mrs. Kristy Rayner

Mr. Don Benito Sanchez

Clinical Support Nurse

SVPHM Clinical Nurse Specialist (RN1CNS)

Renal and Vascular ward, 8.1

St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne

Box Hill Hospital

+61 3 9928 6007

044*******/ 83968869

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I verify that this Curriculum Vitae is an accurate and truthful overview of my qualifications, professional experience and relevant personal information as of May 30, 2018.

Jasmin Aivi G. Abalos



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