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Registered Nurse Care

Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Posted:
October 22, 2016

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Angelette N. Sykes, RN, MSN, FNP-C

***** **** ****

Olive Branch, MS 38654

901-***-**** (c)

acw6n7@r.postjobfree.com

Qualifications

Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Mississippi; BLS/BLS instructor certified; Critical Care Experience: Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Surgical/Medical Intensive Care Unit, Critical Care Unit; Certified in Chemotherapy Administration; Computer Literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and various hospital programs for health information documentation via computer.

RN License 879128

APRN License 901751

FNP 07161135

Education

Baptist College of Health Sciences, Memphis, Tennessee

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, August 2006-April 2008

St. Xavier University, Chicago Illinois

Masters in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Lead Program August 2010-May 2013

South University

Post Graduate Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner September 2014- June 2016

Professional Experience

Registered Nurse, 3F Surgical Ward Veterans Administration Hospital, 1030 Jefferson Ave Memphis, Tennessee 10/15-present, 40hr/week. Supervisor Linda Sueing 901-***-**** ext 7092.

1. Responsible for total care on a 18-bed pre/post-surgical unit.

2. Primarily manage surgical patients that have undergone various surgical procedures

such as orthopedic surgeries such as total knee/hip replacement, vascular surgeries

such as partial and total limb amputations, surgeries for oncology patients to remove various tumors, as well as many other surgeries otherwise listed. Care for patients are also complicated by other co-morbidities hypertension, diabetes, and renal failure.

3. Specific duties include telemetry monitoring, admissions, assessments,

development of care plans, dispensing/infusing medication, IV insertions, wound care, discharge planning, patient and family teaching, and charting/documentation of health information using the various computer systems.

6. Develop, implement, evaluate and maintain plans of care to include identifying

potentially harmful events that may have an adverse impact on the quality of

patient care.

Registered Nurse, South Primary Care Clinic Veterans Administration Hospital, 1056 E. Raines Rd Memphis, Tennessee 1/15-10/15, 40 hr/week. Supervisor Ms. Moody 901-***-****.

1. Primary care coordinator RN for PACT 5. Performs role as PACT coordinator with multiple duties and responsibilities which include collaborating with doctor, pharmacist, nutritionist, and other healthcare professionals of the healthcare team to ensure safe, timely and efficient delivery of care to the patient

2. Provide leadership of multi or interdisciplinary teams that address ethical issues of patients, families, colleagues or systems

3. Discuss and facilitate the use of programs such as Care Coordination Home Telehealth (CCHT) for patients that have difficulty maintaining a healthy blood pressure, blood glucose, or weight. This program allows the patient to be more involved in his/her care with the convenience of not having to leave home

4. Consult other multidisciplinary professionals such as prosthetics and Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) to ensure patients are evaluated and provided with what they need to promote the highest level of safety for the patient

Registered Nurse, Hematology/Oncology Clinic Veterans Administration Hospital, 1030 Jefferson Ave. Memphis, Tennessee 08/10-1/15, 40hr/week. Supervisor Dorothy Anderson 901-***-**** ext 6873.

1. Primarily manage patients with various hematological and oncological disorders such as Sickle Cell Anemia, Hemachromatosis, Polycythemia, Anemia, Iron deficiencies, HIV and many more hematological disorders as well as CLL, AML, CML, Lymphomas as well as many other oncological disorders.

2. Administer chemotherapy agents to cancer patients via peripheral IV, central line, or portable catheter or by mouth.

3. Administer blood products.

4. Develop, implement, evaluate and maintain plans of care to include identifying potentially harmful events that may have an adverse impact on the quality of patient care.

5. Initiate interdisciplinary projects to improve organizational performance. Identify potential problems associated with certain treatment regimens and provides intervention and alternative measures for positive outcomes for patient.

6. Coordinate care and perform appropriate consultations between physicians, social workers, and other members of multidisciplinary team.

7. Coordinate hospice and palliative care for patients after careful assessments and determination of health status has been made.

Registered Nurse, Hospice Care Hospice Advantage 919 Ferncliff Cove Southaven, MS 38671 10/2012-12/2013, Supervisor Ruth Collier 662-***-****.

1. Manage care for hospice patients. Includes admissions, assessing, and medication administration.

2. Develop, implement, evaluate and maintain plans of care to include reevaluations for hospice appropriateness

Registered Nurse, Surgical Intensive Care Unit Veterans Administration Hospital,1030 Jefferson Ave. Memphis, Tennessee 8/09-08/10, 40hrs/week. Supervisor Vernell Bohling 901-***-**** ext 6561.

1. Responsible for total care on a 12-bed critical care unit.

2. Primarily manage patients with cardiovascular problems including acute

myocardial infarctions, dysrhythmias, valvular disorders, cardiomyopathy, varying degrees of congestive heart failure including patients requiring ventricular assist device, and managed patients with a variety of co-morbid diagnoses including hypertension, diabetes, and renal failure.

3. Provide post- surgical care for patients undergoing AICD/PPM implants, patients

undergoing abdominal surgeries, ear nose and throat surgeries, other cardio

thoracic surgeries, as well as patients undergoing vascular surgeries.

4 Provide post anesthesia care for open heart surgery including coronary artery bypass

grafting, heart valve repair/replacement, patients requiring Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump.

5 Specific duties include telemetry monitoring, admissions, assessments, ventilator

management, line management, titrating and monitoring the administration of

vasoactive drugs; management of invasive hemodynamic monitoring devices and

lines including arterial lines, central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheters,

and swans ganz catheters, development of care plans, dispensing/infusing

medication, IV insertions, wound care, discharge planning, patient and family

teaching, and charting/documentation of health information using the various

computer systems.

6. Develop, implement, evaluate and maintain plans of care to include identifying

potentially harmful events that may have an adverse impact on the quality of

patient care.

Registered Nurse, Medical Intensive Care Unit Baptist Memorial Hospital, 7601 Southcrest Parkway, Southaven, MS 4/08 - 8/09, 36hrs/week.

1. Responsible for total nursing care on a 36-bed Intensive care unit.

2. Specific duties include admitting and managing patients with a wide variety of diagnoses mainly

including patients carotid endarterectomy, cardiac catheterization and myocardial Infarction; Sepsis, Respiratory Distress, Acute Respiratory Failure, Diabetic ketoacidosis, Motor Vehicle Crash, GI Bleed, and Renal Insufficiency/Failure.

3. Other pertinent duties include EKG monitoring, Ventilator management, IV insertions and line management; titrating and monitoring the administration of vasoactive drugs; management of invasive hemodynamic monitoring devices and lines including arterial lines, and central venous catheters.

Licensed Practical Nurse United States Army 08/04-01/06

Responsible for total care on a 50-bed Medical Surgical Unit

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, assessments, IV insertions, collection and preparation of specimens for analysis, administration of various medications and immunizations, stabilization of patients/soldiers and accompanying them to other medical facilities, provided guidance and supervisions to subordinates.

Health Care Specialist United States Army 04/02-08/04

Responsibilities included administration of emergency treatment in a field environment, assistance with inpatient and outpatient care, IV insertions, maintenance of health records, and obtaining and recording vital signs.

Nurse Intern Baptist Memorial Hospital, Collierville, Tennessee 04/06-04/08

Conducted physical assessments, assisted with activities of daily living, organized and performed discharge teaching for 4-5 patients under the supervision of a registered nurse

Other Relevant Experience

• Member American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), National Dean's list 2006-2007, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) National Registry certified2004-2006.

• CPR Instructor



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