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Registered Nurse, ophthalmology

Location:
Baldwin, New York, United States
Salary:
$75,000
Posted:
October 24, 2016

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KATHERINE GARCIA

* * ****** ******, *********, NY 11575

C: 516******* acw7xx@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position as a Registered Nurse seeking to further nursing experience and

use skills and knowledge to assist your facility in a nursing role. Well- regarded skills in providing optimum patient care, committed to continued professional training, excellent interpersonal skills and dedicated worker.

SKILLS

Fluent in English & Spanish Efficient and reliable team player

Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines Adaptable

Patient and family advocacy Compassionate

Patient-focused care

WORK HISTORY

OCLI

Ophthalmic Technician & Scribe Valley Stream, NY November 2011 - Current

Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.

Performed lab tests and communicated results.

Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.

Documented patient information obtained from interviews.

Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.

Examined eyes using optical instruments and pharmaceutical agents.

Administered topical ophthalmic and oral medications to treat eye ailments.

Trained patients to safely insert and remove contact lenses.

Meticulously cleaned and sterilized ophthalmic and surgical instruments.

Conducted preliminary screening examinations including visual fields, corneal topography, Pentacam, endocell count, IOLmaster, Spectralis, LensStar, pachymetry, color vision and KOWA

Use lensometer to manually refract patients

Use slit lamp to examine patient's cornea, angles and applinate.

ACTION SPORTS MEDICINE AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

Receptionist Rockville Center, NY September 2009 - October 2011

Maintained a clean reception area, including lounge and associated areas.

Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.

Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages & scheduling

appointments.

Opened and properly distributed incoming mail.

EDUCATION

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Helene Fuld College of Nursing

Manhattan, NY 5/2016

Licensed Practical Nurse

Western Suffolk BOCES

Northport, NY 2011

CLINICAL ROTATION and Experience:

Queens Hospital, Jamaica, NY Spring 2015

Assessment and care of patients with Medical/surgical problems in a safe and nurturing environment. Focus on postoperative treatment and teaching.

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY Summer 2015

Mental health assessments and care provided to adults with cognitive and behavioral issues as directed by Psychiatric clinical instructor.

Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY Fall 2015

Focus on maternity and pediatric clients and families. Assisted on labor and delivery unit, as well as pediatric unit. Completed assessments and administered medications as per clinical instructor.

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, New York, NY Winter 2016

More detailed focus on Medical-Surgical clients, Gained greater experience with regard to critical care and treatment of such patients. More in depth knowledge of disease process obtained.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE

New York State Registered Nurse, 2016

New York State Licensed Practical Nurse, 2012

BCLS Certification, Certified Medical Scribe Specialist

AWARDS

Clinical recognition for Psychiatric & Obstetrics/Pediatric nursing 2015, HFCN

Deans list 4/2015

References available upon request.



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