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Registered Nurse Medical

Location:
Goldsboro, NC
Posted:
October 22, 2018

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Michelle Hood

Registered Nurse

919-***-****

ac7glp@r.postjobfree.com

295b falling creek church road, Goldsboro, NC 27530

Summary

Dedicated Registered Nurse with 20+ years of nursing experience, seeking position in a facility that diagnoses and manages both common and complex medical conditions in patients of all ages. Highly competent nurse with a passion for coordinating quality care for patients. Exemplary interpersonal skills and known for ensuring that patients' receive effective care that meets their preferences. Looking forward to being part of your team and bringing my vast skills to your facility.

Credentials

RN License, State of North Carolina

[1998]

Education

Associate of Science Nursing, Wayne Community College Goldsboro, NC

[1998]

Experience

3HC Goldsboro, NC, Home Health Nurse

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

Partnered with team of registered nurses to achieve overall well-being of all patients.

Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.

Assessed patients and documented their medical histories.

Developed and implemented nursing care plans.

Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.

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

Ensured safety and well-being of patients.

Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.

Cooperated and communicated effectively with physicians to ensure client satisfaction and compliance with set standards.

Facilitated an on-going assessment of patient/family needs and implementation of interdisciplinary team care plan.

Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.

Led the planning and achievement of goals and objectives consistent with the agency mission and philosophy.

Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.

Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.

Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

Followed infection control procedures.

Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.

Delivered in-home care to home bound adults.

Assessment and teaching of patient identified disease process and management

Providing and teaching wound, tracheostomy, catheter and ostomy care.

Provide, monitor, and coordinate patient care.

Initial and ongoing assessment of patients nursing care needs based on collection and interpretation of data relevant to patients health status.

Planning and implementing of the nursing care plan using the nursing process.

Evaluation of patient’s response to care plan and adjustment as needed.

Collaborating with other disciplines and team members to assure patient needs are met.

Recording significant patient information in patient medical record.

Initiation of preventive and rehabilitative nursing care as appropriate for the patient care and safety.

Managing the delivery of nursing care through delegation of responsibilities to and the ongoing supervision, teaching, and evaluation of nursing personnel.

Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.

Documented patient information obtained from interviews.

Reviewed and revised patient care plans.

Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.

Performed home visits for clients and patients.

Collected blood and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.

Advocated for patients by communicating their care preferences to practitioners, ensuring interventions met their goals for treatment and identifying insurance coverage.

Provided skilled emergency response in critical situations.

Administered medication to patients according to facility protocols.

Trained family members in how to care for patients and manage individual conditions.

Trained newly hired nurses on home health practices and procedures.

Educated patients about the use and benefits of equipment such as home blood pressure cuffs and glucose meters.

Performed lab tests and communicated results.

Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.

Educated and worked with patients to help them navigate the healthcare system and adhere to their care plan.

Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.

Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.

Talked with families about preferred care methods.

Evaluated the healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected them with optimal providers and care.

Used McKesson to maintain a database of relevant information for practitioners to access and coordinate patient care.

Confirmed accurate completion of forms/reports for the admission, transfer and/or discharge of each patient.

Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.

Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures.

Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer and Alzheimer's.

Performed basic physical assessments of home health patients.

Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisted in administering injections and urinalysis.

[June 2005 – current]

Cherry Hospital Goldsboro, NC, Registered Nurse

Worked with doctors to design specialized plans for patients after treatments.

Established and maintained effective communication with physicians, patients, family members, hospital staff, administration, and management.

Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.

Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.

Maintained accountability for controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule.

Developed and implemented nursing care plans.

Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.

Documented patient information obtained from interviews.

Reviewed and revised patient care plans.

Documented concerns for physicians to review in advance.

Oversaw and managed 7 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.

Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.

Evaluated nursing practices and processes and made changes.

Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.

Performed basic physical assessments of psychiatric patients

Closely monitored acute conditions.

Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.

Administered medication to patients according to facility protocols.

Oversaw patient discharges from the psychiatric unit.

Collected blood and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.

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

Implemented necessary changes based on evaluation of staffing requirements and floor assignments.

Closely collaborated with management team to make necessary improvements and satisfy resident needs.

Confirmed accurate completion of forms/reports for the admission, transfer and/or discharge of each resident.

Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.

Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer and Alzheimer's.

Cooperated and communicated effectively with physicians to ensure client satisfaction and compliance with set standards.

Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.

Ensured safety and well-being of patients.

Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.

Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.

Assigned employee areas and scheduled staff breaks.

Continually improved knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback and self-identified professional developmental needs.

Facilitated an on-going assessment of patient/family needs and implementation of interdisciplinary team care plan.

Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.

Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.

Provide, monitor and coordinate direct patient care.

Implement medical restraints and restraint/seclusion per hospital policies and procedure.

Medication and treatment administration and documentation

Collaboration with treatment team for patient plan of care.

Coordination and conduction of structured activities and education for group or individual patients according to program treatment team plan and patient’s needs.

Patient rounds throughout the shift to assure prescribed care is being administered and necessary follow up is completed.

Admission, discharge and transfer of patients on acute psychiatric male unit.

Supervision of licensed practical nurses and health care technicians.

Observe, report and document patient care and change in patient behavior or status.

[Sept. 1999 - June 2005]

O'berry Center Goldsboro, NC, Lead Nurse

Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.

Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.

Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.

Followed infection control procedures.

Documented patient information obtained from interviews.

Primary care, assessment and evaluation of patients with development disabilities.

Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer and Alzheimer's.

Performed basic physical assessments of developmentaly disabled patients.

Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.

Developed and implemented nursing care plans.

Documented concerns for physicians to review in advance.

Evaluated nursing practices and processes and made changes.

Worked with doctors to design specialized plans for patients after treatments.

Educated patients on procedures and facility processes.

Maintained accountability for controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule.

Provided skilled emergency response in critical situations.

Administered medication to patients according to facility protocols.

Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.

Organized and administered immunizations to patients.

Performed lab tests and communicated results.

Reviewed and revised patient care plans.

Collected blood and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.

Provide direct client care and assess the results of that care

Evaluate medical needs of the clients and their medical condition.

Instruct other disciplines as it relates to health care needs.

Assess and evaluate nursing and client medical needs.

Assist physician on daily rounds.

Independent rounds on unit to assure prescribed care is being administered and necessary follow up is completed.

Admission, discharge and transfer of clients.

Assess, treat and refer client to appropriate medical personnel.

Provide and assist medical emergency care of clients.

Timely documentation.

Administration of medications, treatments and procedures as ordered by physician, monitoring for side effects.

Completing twenty-four hour nursing report.

Make weekly nursing assignments and changing as needed.

Develop medical plan of care in conjunction with attending physician.

Perform quarterly nursing physical.

Complete annual nursing assessment.

Monitor feeding programs.

[July 1998 – Sept. 19999]

Skills

Records maintenance High level of autonomy

Hospice philosophy understanding Intravenous therapy comprehension

Patient-focused care Strategic decision-making

Information collection Managing deadlines

Foley catheters Intravenous therapy

Proper catheter insertion/removal Insulin medication assistance

Scheduling Strategic planning capability

Tracheostomy care Patient evaluation

Professional bedside manner Foley catheter insertion/removal

Strong clinical judgment Hospice and palliative care

Diabetes and nutrition education Physical assessments

CPR certification Patient and family advocacy

Clinical judgment IV drug therapy management

Evaluations Sanitation

Gastrostomy buttons experience Medical laboratory procedures

Care plan development Medical evaluation

Palliative care awareness Preventative health

Administering immunizations Patient discharge

Infection control measures CPR/ACLS certified

Vitals monitoring IV setup

Procedure preparations Setting up referrals

Confidentiality Family education

Medication distribution Removing sutures

Medication administration Culturally-sensitive

Feeding pumps understanding Vaccine administration

McKesson use Medical recordkeeping

Appointment scheduling One-on-one instruction

Urine collecting Blood collecting

IV Catheter insertion and removal Wound care

PICC line care and maintenance Port-a-cath care

Accessing port-a-cath Sterile dressing changes

Collecting vitals Gastrostomy tube care

Suprapubic catheter insertion and removal Central line care and maintenance



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