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Registered Nurse Care

Location:
Waco, Texas, United States
Salary:
68,500.00
Posted:
October 11, 2016

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

I have over seven years’ experience in a hospital health care setting. Of those years I have spent half as a Registered Nurse in the emergency department learning to provide efficient, safe and compassionate care. I am seeking a nursing positon at your respected institution. I am a very motivated, hardworking, punctual, compassionate, responsible team worker with a positive attitude. I believe I would be a great asset to your team.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to transcribe and implement all information/orders clearly and accurately

Ability to be flexible and positive with intermittent interruptions

Able to provide direct patient care safely and efficiently

Excellent communication skills

Able to make nursing assignments appropriate to the skill level of employees

Identifies problems and guides personnel to an appropriate solution

Recent Long Term Care and rehabilitation experience

Experience in accurate triaging of the acute/chronically ill patient

Ability to provide safe and focused assessments

Efficient in bedside monitoring and prioritizing

Great at working collaboratively with other disciplines to provide direct, safe patient care

Proficient in safety procedures and policies

TNCC-Trauma nurse Certified

Experienced in computer systems ( Epic, Meditech, Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook)

Proficient in IV insertion, IM injections, EKG 12 lead interpretation, telemetry care, vital sign monitoring, blood and safe medication administration, Accucheck/Glucose monitoring

Knowledgeable in safe medication administration and patient education of medication

Competent at recognizing the existence of intellectual differences and utilizing proper resources obtainable throughout the facility

Experience in working with mental health patients

Excellent time management skills

Mathematical aptitude

Team player

Knowledgeable of wound vac operation and wound care

Recent Long Term care experience

Proficient in oxygen therapy including: Trach care, intubation, mechanical ventilation, BVM, nasal cannula, suctioning, all O2 masks

Compassionate, positive and accountable attitude

Discharge education, documentation

Great time management skills

Assisting with doctor exams and treatment

Experience in evaluating and intervening for the critical or deteriorating patient

Creating and managing care plans

I use tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations

Great at promoting positive public relations and building rapport with patients, family members, and staff

Experienced in delegating appropriate assignments to CNAs and other unlicensed staff EDUCATION

McLennan Community College, Associate Degree in Nursing completed December 2011

TNCC Certification

ACLS

BLS

PALS

CPR

Stroke Certification recently updated

All Certifications are hospital Healthcare Provider acquired EXPERIENCE

02/25/16-Present Registered Nurse/Substitute Teacher, PRN Float Pool Waco ISD, Waco Tx

Responsible for providing temporary and emergency care for sick and injured students or staff according to district policy and procedures, Serve as a health advocate for students, Notify parents of an accident or illness and secure medical care for students in emergency cases (if parents or emergency contact cannot be reached), Coordinate a management system to administer medications to students at school, Administer medications according to district policy and procedures, Perform screening procedures as required by Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Educational Agency, and district policy, Make referrals as necessary, Develop and coordinate continuing evaluation of the campus health program and make changes based on findings, Participate in the development of campus health education curriculum and provide health education to individuals and groups, Provide health counseling and instruction to individual students.

Serve as a health liaison between school, physicians, parents, and community, Assess student needs and make referrals as appropriate, Collaborate with students, teachers, parents, the counselor, or the principal to ensure the best outcome, Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee, crisis team, and school committees, Participate in the assessment and reporting of suspected child abuse, Communicate regularly with the principal and the Coordinator of Health Services regarding any health services issues or concerns, Review and maintain current immunization records, Enforce procedures to ensure proper program administration according to district policy, Serve as a resource nurse and provide training to nurse aide(s) and LVNs in clinic procedures and responsibilities according to district policy, Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including clinic records and accurate, updated health records on all students, Provide for the maintenance and organization of clinic supplies and equipment. Request supplies as needed to maintain clinic inventory, Comply with policies, laws and regulations established by federal and state laws, Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Nurse Practice Act, The Teacher Education Code, FERPA, and Waco ISD board Policy and Regulations, Report potential health and safety hazards to the principal, Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations, Maintain current certification in CPR, vision screening and hearing screening, and spinal screening, Model behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible, Provide clinic procedural and medication administration training to campus staff that have been appointed by the principal to cover nursing duties when the nurse is away, Provide basic training to campus employees regarding Bloodborne Pathogens, Food Allergies, Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Anaphylactic Shock and emergency AED use, Comply with the District’s Medicaid Reimbursement Program by participating in the School Health and Related Service (SHARS) billing and by completing the Random Moment in Time Study (RMTS), Serve on the Peer Review Committee as assigned, Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct the work of LVNs and assigned nurse aide(s). Report any concerns to the Coordinator of Health Services.

10/18/2015-02/12/16 Charge Nurse-RN at Senior Care of Hewitt, Hewitt, TX

Responsible for patient care in a long term/ rehabilitation setting, care plans, wound care, transcribing and implementing MD orders, experience with care of patients with private and Medicare insurances, monitoring vital signs, delegating to licensed/unlicensed staff, providing and maintaining safe therapeutic care to patients, maintaining a professional approach with confidentiality, consistently following established standards, policies and procedures of the facility and nursing care, admission and discharge of long term care residents, wound vac operation and maintenance, tracheostomy care/suctioning, oxygen therapy as indicated per patient needs, patient education, supervision/charting and safety of the suicidal patient, physical therapy, provide nursing care to the patient as prescribed by the Md and in accordance with standards of nursing practice

06/22/2015-Present (PRN)-Registered Nurse at Lighthouse Nursing Inc. Agency Nursing in the Emergency Department, Florence, Texas

Responsible for direct patient care in emergency setting, triage, assessments, documentation, transcribing physician orders, addressing patient care needs safely, patient education, discharge/admission education, monitoring and maintaining safe care of critical patients, (see responsibilities/duties in previous emergency room employment as it required the same competencies). 12/10/2011-06/21/15 Registered Nurse at Scott and White

Responsible for direct patient care, triaging, focused assessments, interventions, medication administration, oxygen therapy pertaining to patient needs, patient education, following patient safety procedures, delegating tasks, stocking medical supplies, answering ambulance calls, monitoring vital signs, blood administration, wound care/wound vac operation, dressing changes, vaccination administrations, transcribing orders, following policies and procedures on any and all patient care, care plans, discharge education, hospital admission education in hospital setting, abiding by all OSHA and HIPPA policies/procedures. All duties performed were in emergency care settings.

08/10/2008-11/30/2011 Certified Nurse Assistant at Scott and White Float Pool

Responsible for vital signs, blood sugar checks, assisting Nurse with procedures, baths, dressing, Iv catheter removal, urine output documentation, monitoring suicidal patients, assisting with activities of daily living.



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