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Registered Nurse Health Care

Melissa, Texas, United States
October 18, 2016

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Katharine Janowski, rn

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Clinical Operations Quality Improvement ~ Care Coordination & Therapeutic Knowledge ~ Safety & Regulatory Compliance


Highly motivated, patient-focused, and dedicated health care professional, offering valuable experience and career chronicled in a wide-variety of medical settings and specialties. Display in-depth knowledge of nursing profession’s values, theories, and practices, as well as in implementing standard procedures to effect dramatic improvements in medical center operations’ efficiency, productivity, and processes. Well-versed in building long-term quality relationships and fostering mutual respect to all patients, staff, and other health care professionals. Known for keen eye for detail and extreme capability to multitask in fiercely competitive, challenging, and fast-paced environment.


Associate of Science in Nursing (Professional Registered Nurse) Trocaire College, Buffalo, NY: 1998

Licensed Registered Nurse in TX and NY American Heart Association (AHA) Certification

BLS Certification Instructor with proven ability to teach CPR, First Aid, and BLS to staff and associates:

ACLS / American Heart Association Healthcare Provider


Health Care Assessment and Treatment Plans

Performed physical examinations, made tentative diagnoses, treated patients, and communicated test results to patients; demonstrated excellent triage assessment skills

Offered a special caring environment for patients in medical-surgical, pediatric, geriatric, ER, orthopedic and ob/gynecology, and other work settings

Provided treatment plans for patients from initial diagnosis and evaluation in ER, to transfer of patients to appropriate facilities

Played a key role in observing patients; charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment; and taking necessary actions

Accurately maintained the flow of computerized and manual health care records through in-depth knowledge of various computer functions and SORIAN software

Supervision, Leadership, and Team Building

Direct and coordinate the daily activities of a group of nursing units during a specific shift in order to assure optimum patient care in adherence to organizational goals and objectives

Determined staffing requirements and oversaw personnel process, such as conducting performance evaluations, counseling, and administering disciplinary action

Trained facility staff to develop their competencies and to provide the health care facility a continuing supply of efficient, experienced personnel

Mentored facility staff, prepared work schedules, and delegated specific duties and priorities to provide professional care to patients

Compiled and maintained accurate records of daily staffing to ensure compliance with hospital and regulatory guidelines and requirements

Promoted a positive working environment to develop high team morale and maximize staff performance level

Outstanding Patients Relations

Fostered a safe, nurturing, laughter-filled, and loving environment to motivate and inspire patients

Regularly communicated and assessed the needs of patients; positively and responsibly resolved conflicts

Improved health and enhanced patients’ quality of life by promoting a positive attitude among patients on their treatment programs

Received numerous kudos and thank you letters from the upper management for providing superior patient care

Program Direction & Instruction

Rewrote the lesson plans to accommodate a day-to-day lesson; facilitated orientations to new students; and monitored students retention and attendance

Oversaw four other Medical Assistant Instructor in performance and stayed abreast to program changes

Enhanced students’ clinical and non technical skills such as: Pharmacology, dosages, calculations, administering medications, medical transcription, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, first aid and CPR


Enlivant Preston Place Sherman, TX 2015-2016

Care Service Manager

Mercy Nursing Facility/ OLV Buffalo, NY

Nursing Supervisor 2012-2015

ATI Career Training Center Garland, TX

Acting Program Director/Medical Instructor


South Buffalo Mercy Hospital Buffalo, NY (1999–2009)

Charge Nurse-Med / Surg


Charge Nurse-Ambulatory Surgery Unit


Orchard Park Health Care Center Orchard Park, NY

Charge Nurse



Member, American Nurses Association (ANA)

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