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Registered Nurse Staff

Location:
Joondanna, Western Australia, 6060, Australia
Posted:
August 28, 2018

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CARIL MAIR JONES

Address: ** ***** ****, *********, *****. WA 6163

TEL: + (61) (08-042*******

Email : ac6t5g@r.postjobfree.com

Personal Profile

I have worked as a Registered Nurse since 2004 where I completed my training in the U.K. During my career I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings and Countries. I am dedicated to my profession and have a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare. I work well autonomously and under pressure. I have experience as a nursing supervisor in an Urgent Care / Outpatient’s department and thrive off challenges.

Work Experience

May 2018 – Present

Hendercare Nursing Agency

Clinical areas worked;

General Medical

Surgical including Plastics, General and Orthopedics

Major Trauma unit

Renal

Respiratory HDU

Emergency Department

February 2018 – March 2018

IRON bridging course Clinical placement at Armadale Hospital MAU

August 2015 September 2017

Supervisor of Urgent Care / Outpatient’s department Awali Hospital Bahrain

Awali Hospital is a 30 bedded hospital attached to a refinery. As well as industrial nursing it also serves private patients. It consists of an Urgent Care department, Ambulances, Outpatient’s department, 2 wards including general medicine, general surgical and obstetrics.

Urgent Care

Consisted of Walk in patients as well as Ambulance admissions either from home, industrial accidents from refinery or Oil fields or Road traffic accidents. Main responsibilities include;

Attending Ambulance call outs

Triage

Management of cardiac arrest / Peri-arrest patients

Anaphylaxis

Trauma

Respiratory issues

Industrial accidents

Pediatric and Adult patients

Wound management

Venipuncture and cannulation

IV drug therapy

Transfer of acutely ill cardiac or trauma patients to tertiary hospitals

Outpatient department

14 specialty doctors

Immunization Clinic including Children, Adult; Travel and occupational health vaccines

Pediatric Clinic

Antenatal / Maternity Clinic

Occupational Health, Pre-employment medicals, Routine physicals, preventing occupational hazards and health promotion and lost time management.

Overall responsibilities

Staffing and rostering the department between the 11 Nursing staff employed

Lead cardiac nurse responsible for the developing of the cardiac department including initiating policies and procedures, procurement of equipment and staff training.

24hr Blood pressure monitoring, 24-72hr Holter monitoring, Stress ECG’s, Sleep apnea studies, Dobutamine Stress ECG’s.

Documentation Task force

Infection control committee including Auditing hand hygiene

Resus committee including running mock code Blue training

September 2010 August 2015

Senior Staff Nurse Awali Hospital Bahrain

Senior Staff Nurse on a 30 bedded ward with General medical and Surgical patients.

General medical patients care include; IV drug therapy, nasogastric tubes, venipuncture and cannulation, care of the deteriorating patient.

General Surgical patient care include pre and post-operative care, post-operative pain management, wound care, removal of skin closure devices, care of surgical drains, IV drug therapy.

October 2009 September 2010 Senior staff nurse (Part time)

Surrey Cardiovascular Clinic (SCVC)

My key responsibilities at SCVC included the running of the clinic, Dobutamine stress tests, facilitating in ECHO’s, exercise stress ECG's, 24hr Blood pressure monitoring, Holter monitoring application, ECG's and venipuncture.

July 2009 September 2010

British Heart Foundation

Community Heart Failure Specialist Nurse

Daily duty consisted of; liaising between the patient’s and GP's after clinical examination of the patient, where I would recommend to the GP’s titration, amendment or adding additional medication. I was responsible for the venipuncture and checking the of the blood results in order to communicate with the GP's regarding up titration of the patient’s medication. This role required a multidisciplinary team approach to health care as admissions were sometimes required. This role was very autonomous and required clinical judgment under pressure and quick acknowledgement of the deteriorating patient.

August 2005 July 2009 Senior Staff Nurse

Coronary Care Unit

The Coronary care unit was an 8 bedded unit and my duties included;

Monitoring of STEMI / NSTEMI patients, heart failure patients and Dilated cardiomyopathy

CVP and Arterial line monitoring.

Assisting in insertions of central lines and temporary pacing wire

Recognition of abnormalities on ECG's such as infarction, ischemia and arrhythmias.

Being able to manage temporary pacing boxes.

Assisting in DCCV.

Venipuncture and cannulation

IV drug administration.

Cardiac rehabilitation with patients and relatives.

Transferring critically ill patients to a tertiary center for rescue angioplasty and permanent pace makers

Analyzing bloods for arterial blood gasses

Noninvasive ventilation used in patients with heart failure

Assisting in cardiac / respiratory arrest situations

April 2004 August 2005 Staff Nurse

Orthopedics

Post qualifying, I worked on an elective Orthopedic ward, the surgeries included shoulders, necks, spines, hands, hips, knees, ankles and feet. My key responsibilities included;

When required, taking charge of 20 beds and four staff.

Care of the Post-operative patient.

Post-operative wound management.

Knowledge of pain management, epidurals and patient controlled analgesia.

Use a wide range of pumps such as Graseby’s, Baxter’s, Ivac

IV Drug administration

Formal training

April 2018 – Registered Nurse AHPRA NMW0002179131

April 2018- Current Advanced Diploma in leadership and management Academies Australasia

October 2017 – IRON bridging nursing program

2010 Masters Module in Heart Failure Glasgow Caledonian University

2009 Degree in Cardiac Nursing Brighton University

July 05 October 05 Enhanced Care of the Elective Orthopedic Adult (NURB 378) University of Plymouth

2001 – 2004 University of Wales Swansea Diploma in Nursing Adult branch

Continuous Professional Development From June 2018 – May31st 2019

August 2018 – Aseptic Technique training

IFolio 9 hours to date

Continuous Professional Development From June 2017 – May31st 2018

October 2017 – Medication Safety training

October 2017 – Blood Safe

October 2017 – Hand Hygiene Australia

Continuous Professional Development From June 2016 – May31st 2017

•December 2016 Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (AHA) Passed with instructor potential

•September 2016 Basic life support, American heart association Passed with instructor potential

•June 2016 Hand Hygiene Australia online module

Continuous Professional Development From June 2014 – May31st 2015

January 2014 Advanced trauma care nursing, American heart association (ATCN) Passed with Instructor Potential

June 2014 Basic life support, American heart association (BLS) Passed with instructor potential

Continuous Professional Development From June 2013 – May31st 2014

September 2013 Advanced cardiac life support, American heart association (ACLS) Passed with Instructor Potential

Continuous Professional Development From June 2011 – May31st 2012

May 2011 Advanced cardiac life support, American heart association (ACLS) Passed with Instructor Potential

May 2011 BLS With instructor potential

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