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Cardiac Nurse with 24 years experience

Location:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Posted:
September 24, 2018

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NANCY FOSTER

**** ******** ** *** * Charleston, South Carolina 29407 H: 304-***-**** N ac65o9@r.postjobfree.com Professional Summary

** ***** ** ********** ** an Registered Nurse with Telemetry as my specialty. 22 years of experience with pre and post cardiac intervention patients. Passionate about patient focused care and patient education.

Education

Associate of Science, Nursing - University of Charleston-Charleston, West Virginia Certifications

Registered Nurse, State of West Virginia--1994--Present Registered Nurse, State of Virginia--2001--2003

Certified First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications--1994--Present ACLS-In Process

BLS-In Process

Highlights

● Proficient in cardiac arrhythmia

identification

● Wound management

● Pre and Post Cardiac Cath

patient care

● Chest tube management

● Proficient with IV insertion

● Assisting with bedside TEE

● Cardioversion

● Thoracentesis

● Paracentesis

● Pre and post cardiac

interventions

● Strong patient advocate

Professional Experience

Thomas Memorial-Charleston, West Virginia--2004-2018 Registered Nurse

● All associated duties with Registered Staff Nurse position

● Started training for oncology nursing to initiate and maintain chemotherapy.

● Administered and maintain cardiac research medications Weekend Charge Nurse

● Supervise nursing staff up to 14

● Assigned patients to nurses based on nurse experience and patient acuity

● Reference point for any questions regarding cardiac patients

● Liaison between nursing staff and physician

● Training experienced nurses to become charge nurses

● Maintain staffing sheet

● Social worker duties due to lack of social worker on weekends Saint Francis Hospital-Charleston, West Virginia--2003--2004 Registered Staff Nurse

● All associated duties with Registered Staff Nurse position Sentara Norfolk General-Norfolk, Virginia--2001--2003 Registered Nurse

● All associated duties with Registered Staff Nurse position

● Maintaining patients medications requisition

● Cared for post open heart patients

● Pre heart and lung transplant patients medication and education for successful

● Transplant

● Cared for up to six post cardiac intervention patients education and maintenance

● of critical drips--e xamples: aggrastat, integrilin, reopro Charleston Area Medical Center-Memorial Division-Charleston, West Virginia-1994-2001 Registered Nurse and Relief Charge Nurse

● All associated duties with Registered Staff Nurse position

● Pre and post open heart patient education

● Congestive heart failure patient education and management

● Post cardiac cath patient maintenance

Logistics Plans Specialist and Vehicle Operator/Dispatcher, United States Air Force--1984-1990 Awards

● AF Training Ribbon

● AD Longevity Service Award

● AF Good Conduct Medal

References

Professional

Pam Myers, Nursing Supervisor

304-***-**** P ac65o9@r.postjobfree.com

Tina Hill, Hospitalist PA

304-***-**** T ac65o9@r.postjobfree.com

F. Scott Moore, D.O.

304-***-****

4501 MacCorkle Ave, S.W. Suite 301

South Charleston, WV 25309

Personal

Akeem Tinsley, Google Operations Engineer 2

910-***-**** A ac65o9@r.postjobfree.com

JD Rucker, Target Warehouse Manager

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Jenny Hawk, Physician Assistant and Former Coordinator- 304-***-****



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