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Registered Nurse Medical

Gaffney, SC
22.00 per hour
September 17, 2018

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Theresa Adele LaMothe, R.N.

**** ***** ***** ******, *******, South Carolina 29340

Cellular: 864-***-**** / E-Mail: Experienced Registered Nurse

with professional medical experience in the following areas:

Patient Care/Nursing Working Closely with Doctors, Nurses & Other Medical Personnel

Charting (Computerized) Administering Medications Patient Education Profile:

Background encompasses professional nursing experience utilizing a strong work ethic and a commitment to providing positive emotional support for patients.

Strengths: Positive attitude – brings enthusiasm to daily tasks; excellent communication skills (able to develop positive relationships with patients and co-workers); self-motivated; works well independently or in a team environment; skilled at multi-tasking; highly responsible; dependable. Education / Training:

Associates Degree in Nursing (2007)

Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, South Carolina Nursing Courses (2003-2004)

Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina Certificate Degree in Surgical Technology (1998)

Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

Honors: Dean’s List

Basic Life Support Certified

Areas of Nursing Experience:

● Nursing/Patient Care ● Recording Medical Histories and Symptoms

● Operating Medical Equipment ● Administering Medications & Treatment

● End Stage Renal Disease ● Explaining Post-Treatment Home Care Needs

● Diabetes ● Establishing a Care Plan of Treatment

● Cardiac Disease ● Coordinating Dialysis Treatments

● Observing/Recording Patient ● Starting, Maintaining & Discontinuing IV Lines for Information Fluids, Medications, Blood and Blood Products

● Discharge Planning ● Assisting during Surgical Operations

● Surgical Instrument Sterilization ● Taking Vital Signs

● Reviewing Patient Medical Records to ● Preventing Transmission of VRE from Colonized Determine Eligibility for Admission or Infected Patients Licenses:

South Carolina Registered Nurse #109247

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Professional Experience:

Veterinary Consultants (John D. Chappell) August 2011 to Present Gaffney, South Carolina

Veterinary Technician / Barn Manager

Obtain and record patient case histories.

Provide specialized nursing care to the animals.

Prepare animals, equipment and instruments for surgery.

Collect specimens and perform laboratory procedures.

Perform dentals.

Certified in Radiology – able to shoot and develop x-rays.

Experienced in intubating and extubating surgical patients.

Place IV catheters and urinary catheters.

Skilled in large animal care.

Communicate with doctors and clients to provide high quality care.

Experienced with multiple bone surgeries and caesarean sections.

Experienced with Cornerstone Software and all IDEXX lab equipment.

Sterilize surgical instruments.

Blood drawing.

Farm calls.

Office management – schedules appointments and collected monies.

Opening/closing procedures.

Barn animal care.

Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center 2008 to 2010 Greenville, South Carolina

Staff Registered Nurse – Medical Renal Unit

Worked on a Medical/Renal 30-bed floor at the largest teaching hospital in the state of South Carolina.

Handled the daily care of patients suffering from a variety of illnesses including End Stage Renal Disease, Diabetes, Cardiac Disease, and other complex illnesses.

Frequently communicated with the Dialysis Unit and area nephrologists in coordinating dialysis treatments and discharge planning.

Donelson Eye Associates 1999 to 2002

Greenville, South Carolina

Private Surgical/Ophthalmic Technician

Assisted with approximately 25-30 ophthalmic surgeries per week at both Cross Creek Surgery Center and St. Francis Hospital.

Worked two days per week in Dr. David Donelson’s office performing a variety of eye-related diagnostic tests and screenings.

Cross Creek Surgery Center 1998 to 1999

Greenville, South Carolina

Surgical Technologist

Worked in operating room of Cross Creek Surgery Center, which is a large, outpatient surgical facility associated with Greenville Hospital System.

Assisted physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel during surgical operations.

Prepared the surgical equipment and dressings for various surgeries.

Handled all aspects of surgical instrument sterilization.

Prepared patients for upcoming surgeries including taking vital signs and transporting patients to the recovery room.

References Available Upon Request

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