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Registered Nurse Care

Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
13000+ allowences
May 06, 2019

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Name Marina de Fátima Infante da Silva

Nationality Portuguese

Gender Female

DOB 15/10/1979

Language English/ Portuguese/ Spanish/ little French and little arabic e-mail

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Qualification Senior Registered General Nurse

Speciality Surgery/ A&E/paediatrics/Endoscopy&colonoscopy Education/ Qualifications

04/03/2001- 28/02/2002 Nursing Graduation

Escola Superior de Enfermagem Calouste Gulbenkian

Lisboa (Portugal)

10/10/1996- 23/02/2001 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Calouste Gulbenkian de Lisboa Lisboa (Portugal)


2017 ALS (Advanced Life Support)

Ministered by:

European Resuscitation Council, at Hamad medical corporation, Qatar 2014 ATCN (Advanced Trauma Course for Nurses)

Ministered by:

Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

2012 BLS (Basic Life Suport)

ACLS (Acute Coronary Life Suport)

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Suport)

Ministered by :

AHA (American Heart Association) in College of North Atlantic, Doha, Qatar

2003/ 2005/ 2008 Basic and Advanced Life Support

Employment History

April 2017 – April 2019 Senior Registered Nurse

Operating Theatre (surgical holding bay and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit Recovery room)

Aspetar, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital

Aspire Zone, POBOX 29222, Doha, Qatar

Duties :

Providing Care to orthopaedic surgical patients :

Patients admission;

Preparation for surgery - IV cannulation,

administration of IV medication,


Patient Education,

monitoring VItal signs,

Collaboration with anaesthetist on the administration of local and regional anaesthesia and sedation.

Post anaesthetic care unit – monitoring patients vital signs

Patient LMA care and extubation

Oxygen therapy

Aspiration of secretions

Administration of IV medication, including narcotic pain killers, PCA(Patient Controled Analgesia)

Pain management

Insertion of urinary catheter if needed

Sample Blood collection


Collaboration with X-ray technician

Dressing, wound, drains and cast care

Ice application on surgical site

Application of braces and slings

Control of hypothermia

Control of Nausea and Vomiting post surgery

stock management and checking expiry items

responsible monthly quality reports on patient care in our unit

collaboration on accreditation process for the unit ( Diamond level from Canadian Accreditation)

Attending to journal clubs and nursing lectures

September 2009 - July 2012 Senior Registered Nurse And may 2015 – March 2017 Day surgery department

Endoscopy & Colonoscopy Unit

Hospital da Luz – Setubal


• Patients admission;

• Pre and post small surgery education – mobility; special care with food; wound care;

• Endoscopy & colonoscopy education

• Patients care;

• Monitoring, interpretation and registration of vital signals: temperature; blood pressure; cardiac frequency; respiratory frequency; pain;

• IV cannulation

• Assisting Endoscopy & colonoscopy preformed by doctor;

• Patient care post sedation;

July 2012 – May 2015 Senior Registerd Nurse

Ortopedic surgery ward

Aspetar – Qatar, ortopedic and sports medicine hospital (FIFA) Aspire zone, POBOX 29222, Doha, Qatar

March 2006- july 2012 Senior Registered Nurse

General Surgery Ward

Centro Hospital Barreiro Montijo, E.P.E. – Hospital Nossa Senhora do Rosário

Avenida Movimento das Forças Armadas, 2830-094 Barreiro, Portugal The surgery ward has 54 beds and also a recovery unit (with 6 beds). The ward receives patients for elective and emergency surgery: thyroidectomy; mastectomy; pyloroplasty; gastrectomy; pancreaticoduodenectomy; exploratory laparotomy; sigmoidectomy; colectomy; transversostomy; abdominalperineal resection; apendicectomy; laparoscopic cholecystectomy; cholecystectomy; varicose vein surgery; herniorrhaphy; amputations; hemorrhoidectomy; fistulectomy; Hartman ́s surgery. Patients are admitted with different diseases and conditions such as: colitis, diabetes, cancer (thyroid, pancreas, breast and bowel), pancreatitis, gastrointestinal bleeding, cholangitis, cholecystitis, chron disease, deep venous thrombosis, intestinal sub-oclusion and intestinal occlusion. Duties:

• Patients admission;

• Pre and post operative education – mobility; special care with food; respiratory; wound care; pain scale;

• Pre and post operative care;

• Monitoring, interpretation and registration of vital signals: temperature; blood pressure; cardiac frequency; respiratory frequency; pain;

• Preparing patients for elective surgery (IV cannulationn, trichotomy; fasting education; bowel preparation);

• Use of aseptic technique;

• Collect blood sample, urine sample and other fluid samples;

• Taking care of patients transferred from Operative Room and taking care of patients transferred from recovery room;

• Monitoring, preparation and administration of intravenous, intramuscular, oral, nasogastric, subcutaneous drugs (analgesic,

• antibiotic, inotropic, between others) according to prescriptions;

• Infusion lines maintenance and manipulation of infusion pumps;

• Monitoring perfusion and administration of blood and blood products;

• Blood glucose test and insulin administration;

• Oxygenotherapy and inhalation therapy, monitoring patients with this kind of therapy;

• Oral e nasal secretions aspiration;

• Nasogastric intubation and gastric lavage;

• Preparation and administration of enteral feeding;

• Urethral catheterization (male/female);

• Bladder lavage;

• Wounds (surgical and chronic) assessment, management (types of dressing, types of products, suture removal);

• Drains maintenance and removal (Jackson Pratt, Redivac, Rubber drain);

• Maintenance of DIB – drug infusion balloon;

• Assisting medical procedures;

• Monitoring, interpretation and registration of abdominal and thoracic drainage;

• Maintenance of central venous catheter;

• Administration of drugs in central venous catheter;

• Preparation and administration of parenteral nutrition;

• Collect blood samples from central venous catheter;

• Assessment of central venous pressure;

• Preparing patients for health exams;

• Education about stoma care (colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy)

• Rehabilitation of post operative patients – mobility, feeding, surgical wound;

• Emergency situations – Cardio Respiratory Resuscitation, Pulmonary Edema; Heart Attack;

• Transference of patients to/from another hospital or clinic;

• Give emotional support to the family and patient;

• Establish with the patient and family the care maintenance after they get out of hospital;

• Execution of basic and advanced life support

• Cast care for patients with broken bones

• Skeletal traction, Cutaneous traction

• Kischner wire extraction and maintenance

March 2006- April 2009 Registered Nurse

Paediatric Accident & Emergency

Hospital Cuf Descobertas

Rua Mário Botas (Parque das Nações) 1998-018 Lisboa March 2004- March 2006 Registered Nurse

Paediatric Accident & Emergency

Centro Hospitalar Setúbal, EPE

Rua Camilo Castelo Branco 2910 - 446 Setúbal

March 2003- March 2006 Registered Nurse

Adult Accident & Emergency

Centro Hospital Barreiro Montijo, E.P.E. – Hospital Nossa Senhora do Rosário

Avenida Movimento das Forças Armadas, 2830-094 Barreiro, Portugal Sep 2002- Sep 2003 Registered Nurse

Orthopaedic Ward

Hospital Militar Principal

Praça da Estrela, 1200-667 Lisboa

Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the bones and muscles musculoskeletal system. In the orthopaedic wards we treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. The ward receives patients for elective and emergency orthopedic surgery:

• Hand surgery

• Shoulder and elbow surgery

• Foot and ankle surgery

• Musculoskeletal oncology

• Surgical sports medicine

• Hip (Acetabulum Fractures, full prostheses)

• Knee (arthroscopy, full knee prostheses)

• Orthopaedic Trauma ( Fracture Care, Polytraumatized Patient ) March 2001- March 2003 Registered Nurse

Thoracic Surgery Ward

Hospital de Pulido Valente

Alameda das Linhas de Torres 117-****-*** Lisboa, Portugal Other Skills & Competencies

2006/ 2007 Student of English in the United school – Montijo (Portugal) 2007 First Certificate in English from the British Council Interests

Dance; Music ; Reading; Sports and traveling.


I hereby declare the above mentioned information is true and verifiable to the best of my knowledge and I bear responsibility for the correctness of the above mentioned particulars. Reference letters can be provided.

I am available upon request.

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