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Registered Nurse Home Health

Location:
Redding, CA
Posted:
October 14, 2018

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Patricia Gase

*** **** ****** **., **** Park, Florida 33825 - 863-***-**** (C) - ac7dks@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

Energetic and motivational Registered Nurse and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care.

Patient- focused, with a background in Dialysis, ICU, ER, MS, LTC, and Rehab Nursing

Skill Highlights

Skilled in conducting physical examinations Geriatric treatment knowledge

Committed to compliance reporting Successful treatment of Hemodialysis,

Excellent organization Skills Ventilator, End of Life,(Hospice), Diabetic,

Excellent IV skills Respiratory, Cardiac, and a variety of other

MDS/PPS Compliant patients confined to inpatient facilities

Acute and rehabilitative care Familiarity with disease management

Infection control standards programs

Flow sheet charting Gastroenteral nutrition education

Trained in in- and out-patient care Computerized charting

Colostomy care familiarity

Professional Experience

Maxim Home Health Care March 2018- Present

Tampa, Florida

HomeHealth Nurse

Correstions Hardee Corrections Jan 2008- 2010

DON

US Renal Care June 2017 to 12/2017

Select Hospitals Cincinnati,Ohio

Staff Dialysis Nurse, Float to Med Tele, ICU, PCU Floors and Behavioral U

Units

Sanford Medical Center November 2016 to June

Staff Dialysis Nurse 2017

Travel position

Fargo, North Dakota Float to ICU,PCU, Med Tele Floors and Behavioral

Shasta Medical Center November 2015 to October

Staff Dialysis Nurse 2016

Access and assess dialysis catheters, fistulas, and grafts. Medication pass.

Float to Med Tele, ICU, PCU Floors.

Education to patients and family in disease process, medications, procedures.

Fort Dodge Dialysis Center September 2015 to November 2015

Staff Dialysis Nurse

Fort Dodge, Iowa

Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medication and education.

Accessed and assessed dialysis grafts, fistulas and catheters for the specific purpose of Hemodialysis.

(travel position)

Kettering Hospital July 2014 to September 2015

Staff Dialysis Nurse Acutes

Kettering, Ohio

Provided quality nursing care in accordance with facility care policies and procedures. Worked as part

of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient as well as appropriate delivery

of patient care. Assessed and accessed patient dialysis fistulas, grafts, and catheters, for the purposes

of hemodialysis treatments per physicians orders. Obtained specimens, administered medications and

blood, delivered appropriate teaching and educational material as indicated. Float to ICU, PCU, and Med Tele Floors.

(travel)

Florida Cancer Specialist July 2014 to August 2015

Staff Infusion Registered Nurse

Sebring, Florida

Effectively administered Chem drug therapy, Iron deficiency medications, and autoimmune

medications to patients on an outpatient basis. Effectively started IV's when necessary and

appropriate education on various medications to my patients. (travel position)

Select Hospitals March 2014 to July 2015

Acute RN ICU/PCU

Orlando, Florida

Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.

Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.

Administered and initiated IV medications, Obtained Physician Orders as indicated, hands on patient

care including ADL's. Addressed family inquires and questions through Education. Appropriate and

accurate documentation on procedures, orders and assessments. (travel)

Quality Care Center March 2014 to June 2015

Staff RN

North Port, Florida

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of

processes and treatments. Administered Medications and Wound Care per orders. MDS/PPS

Documentation for Medicare Patients/ Rehab Patients (travel)

Mills-Penensula Hospital January 2015 to March 2015

Staff RN ICU/PCU

Burlingame, Ca.

Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma, DKA, and Cardiac

issues. Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing appropriate for each patient and

individual case. (travel) floated to Behavioral Units

Strike Nursing December 2014 to January 2015

Staff RN ICU/PCU

Washington, DC

Strike Nursing at Washington Med Star Hospital Washington, DC. ICU/PCU10 days. San Jose,

California Kiaser Hospital On Boarding 5 days.

West LA, California Kiaser Hospital 5 days ICU/PCU

Southern VA October 2014 to January 2015

Staff RN ICU/ER

Tucson, Arizona

Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. 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. (travel) floated to Behavioral Units

Dialysis Nursing March 2011 to Oct 2014

Staff RN Acutes and Chronics

Sebring, Florida

Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Often

commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. Per Deim DaVita Acutes and

Chronics 3/2011-7/2014. On staff at Highlands Dialysis Chronic unit 3/2011-4/2012

Brandon Hospital January 2006 to February 2011

Staff ICU

Brandon, Florida

Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Accurately documented all

elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Responsible for

primary care, case management and medication management. (travel) floated to Behavioral Units

travel Nursing/Corrections January 2000 to February 2010

Staff RN MS ER Corrections DON

Wauchula, Florida

Traveled throughout US

Corrections DON 2008-2010

Home Health/LTC 1992-2000

Long Term Care Psychiatric Facility February 1992 to November 1999

Adams and Wayne Care Centers

Sandusky, Ohio

Education and Training

Owens Community College

Associate of Arts: Nursing

Toledo, Ohio

Terra Community College

Associate of Arts: Marketing

Fremont, Ohio

Terra Community College

Associate of Arts: Secreteiral Science

Fremont, Ohio

Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014-2016

CPR certified through American Heart Association

Advances Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2014-2016



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