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Registered Nurse Nursing

Millendon, WA, 6056, Australia
October 23, 2018

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Hyde Sherrine Rodrigues

Current address : ** ****** ****, ********* ***** WA 6056 Contact Telephone Nos. : +61 – 470 254 885 (Australia)

+91 – 974**-***** (Whatsapp Contact No.)

E-mail Address :

Work Eligibility Status : I am presently in the process of applying for Australian permanent residency, hence, should I be successful with my application I will require my potential employer to sponsor my work-visa. EDUCATION

2007 – 2012 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Nursing) degree from

(4 years) *Lourdes College of Nursing (Sidhi Sadan), Ernakulam, South INDIA

*The college is recognised by the Indian Nursing Council and it is affiliated to the Kerala University for Health Sciences. 2005 – 2007 Pre-Degree course (equivalent to Year 12) from

(2 years) S.N. Higher Secondary School, Ernakulam, South INDIA PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION DETAILS

July’18 to May’19 Registered Nurse (Division 1) with Australian Health Practitioners Regulating Agency (AHPRA).

Australian Registration number: NMW0002193503

June 2018 Completed Initial Registration for Overseas Nurse (IRON) bridging program** offered by the

Institute of Health & Nursing Australia (IHNA), Perth WA.

**This bridging course is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). May'12 to Dec.'22 Registered as a nurse professional with the Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council, India

Registration Number: 57350 (dated 28-5-2012; renewed 14-12-2017) CAREER OBJECTIVE

I am a dedicated REGISTERED NURSE, who is seeking a challenging position where I can utilise the varied skills I have acquired over the last 5-6 years as a registered nurse in India. I am hard-working, keen and enthusiastic. I continually strive to add to my skill-base whenever the opportunity presents itself.

I am a compassionate, responsible care-giver who is well-organised and focused. I make efforts to build professional rapports with all my patients and stakeholders in order to achieve desired outcomes.

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Dec. 2013 to Dec. 2017 Certifications for successfully completing cognitive & skills evaluations in accordance with American Heart Association ‘Basic Life Support’ (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED) Program.

Aug. ‘15 (& Aug. ’16) Certificate(s) for facilitating in-house workshops to Lourdes Hospital staff on

‘Lactation Management’ conducted by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics. May 2014 Certificate for attending a cognitive & skills evaluation workshop on ‘Basic Newborn Care’ conducted by The Indian Academy of Paediatrics and National Rural Government Hospital Health Mission (IAP-NRHM)’s Neonatal Resuscitation programme at Ernakulam, South India. Feb. 2014 Certificate for facilitating the workshop, ‘Acupressure-One Technique Heals All’ to nursing students at St. Ann’s College of Nursing, Mangalore, South India Proficiency in operating medical equipment, especially the following:

CTG machine


Pulse oxymeter

Multipara monitor



Steam inhaler


Suction apparatus



Vibro acoustic stimulator

Syringe pump

Infusion pump

Radiant warmer



Jun'18 – Jun '18 Student Nurse, Aurrum Aged Care (North Wing), Erina, NSW 2250

(1 week)

May '18 – Jun '18 Student Nurse, The Sydney Private Hospital, Ashfield NSW 2131

(4 weeks) in the following clinical areas:

Rehabilitation Unit;

Surgery Ward; and

Recovery, Day Surgery Unit

Aug '12 – Mar '18 Staff Nurse, Maternity Complex [which includes Labour Room, Birth Suite,

(5 yrs. 7mths) Operation Theatre, Postoperative (intenstive) Care Unit, Observation Room]

***Lourdes Hospital, Ernakulam, South India (please see additional information attached).

NURSING Duties and Responsibilities:

In Labour room

Coordinate and manage patients’ care & recovery in consultation with other healthcare members. Prepare timely and accurate patient-records, recovery charts etc;

Manage patients’ birth expectations, and options, in conjunction with their medical needs: o Offer relaxation techniques during labour, and assist with painless (epidural ) labour; o Monitor dilatation, and foetal heart rate for abnormalities; o Assist in normal and abnormal deliveries like twins, triplets, instrumental deliveries etc; o Assist the doctor in inducing labour by administering Oxytocin or Cytotec; o Initiate appropriate intervention measures in emergencies situations.

Manage antenatal, intranatal, postnatal matters, and educate mothers on proper newborn care. Hyde S. Rodrigues Page 3

In Labour room - Operation Theatre room:

Attended to emergency Obstetrics and Gynaecology surgeries, like caesarean, myomectomy, hysterotomy, cervical encirclage, dilation and curettage, suction evacuation etc;

As scrub nurse, I worked closely with the surgeon(s) within the sterile field, passing instruments, sponges, and other items needed during surgery;

As circulating nurse, I worked outside the sterile field within the Operation Theatre by keenly observing the surgical team and assist them as required;

Communicate continuously with operating team and other medical staff;

Monitor patient for any negative signs during surgeries. In Labour room - Post-operative (Intensive) Care Unit:

Provide constant care to patients immediately following surgery;

Implement control use of sedations and high risk medications in accordance with hospital policies; and adhere to all health and safety policies at all times;

Administer blood and blood products as per doctor’s instructions;

Administer medications via intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intradermal, sublingual, per vaginal, per rectal, and oral route, as and when necessary;

Evaluate the incision site to ensure that the sutures are holding and the wounds are healing;

Demonstrate ability to perform assessment of drains and catheters. SPECIALISED Duties & Responsibilities

Perform complex procedures; such as, IV cannula insertions, urinary catheter insertions, stem cell collections and neonatal resuscitations;

Assist with the management of PPH (postpartum haemorrhage), shoulder dystocias, eclampsias, preeclampsias, gestational diabetes, abortions, etc;

Conducted quality assurance audits, in accordance to NABH requirements (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers).


2015 – Assigned to work as IV nurse after only 3 years of service as staff-nurse.

2015 - Certified as hospital’s lactation counsellor and conducted monthly sessions for new mothers.

2014 - Acted as head shift nurse (shift-in-charge) in Delivery Room, whenever required.

2012 - Selected to conduct in hospital monthly health educational programmes for ante-natal mothers. Hyde S. Rodrigues Page 4


1) Name of Referee: Jaymon George (Senior RN)

(Written reference is The Sydney Private Hospital, Ashfield NSW 2131 attached) Tel. No. 040*-***-***


2) Name of Referee: Sr. Sarita Philip (Nursing Superintendent)

(Written service cum Lourdes Hospital, Ernakulam, India reference letter is attached) Tel. No. +91– 949-***-**** Email:

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***LOURDES HOPITAL is a large Christian missionary hospital management by the Catholic Archdiocese in Ernakulam, South India. It was established in 1965 and it is one of the oldest hospitals in the region. It now employs 200 doctors and 1500 nursing professionals. The Catholic nuns manage the day-to-day running of the hospital to a very high standard and ethos. Lourdes Hospital is 600 bed NABH accredited (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers) hospital with super specialty departments, such as:

Cardiology& Cardiothoracic Surgery;


Neurology, Neurosurgery,


Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

Paediatrics& neonatology,

Vascular Surgery;

Bariatric Surgery& Plastic Surgery;


Urology& Nephrology,


Pulmonology with other speciality services.

Lourdes Hospital is equipped with 16 suite Operation Theatres, Cath Lab, MRI Scan, and Nuclear Imaging etc.

It is also a tertiary teaching hospital, and a centre for selection into DNB (Diplomate of National Board) programmes; and Paramedical & Nursing post-graduate and undergraduate courses.

During my 5 years with Lourdes Hospital, I had the opportunity to work in various areas within its Maternity Complex.

The Maternity complex has 22 beds and its own Operating Theatre, with well-equipped Labour Room, Birthing Suite, Operating Theatre, Pre-Eclampsia Unit, Observation Room, and Post- operative Unit.

Other than routine patient-care involving antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum aspects of normal labour, I was took care of high-risk patients with IUGR (intrauterine growth restriction), eclampsia, gestational diabetes, antepartum haemorrhage, cardiac disease complicating pregnancy, seizure disorder, multiple pregnancies, premature labour and instrumental deliveries. I was actively part of Lourdes Hospital’s 100-150 deliveries per month, including caesarean and other complex deliveries.

I have assisted in the Operating Theatre as scrub, circulating and recovery nurse, and been part of various surgeries, like, lower-segment caesarean section, suction evacuation, cervical encirclage and dilation and curettage etc.

I also provided patients close-care (intensive care) immediately after surgery like dilation and curettage, suction evacuation, cervical encirclage, lower segment caesarean section, open and laparoscopic hysterectomy, ovarian cystectomy, laparoscopic & open myomectomies. Hyde S. Rodrigues Page 6

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