Gladys Ortiz Sánchez
Registered Nurse (BSN)
Tampa, FL 33634
Healthcare experience with adult and pediatric patients. Skilled RN offering 16 years of experience in trauma emergency room, general medicine, critical care, geriatric, rehabilitation, post-operative care, mechanical ventilator support, wound care, management of drips.
As a professional it is my goal to see and know that the patient is making good progress toward rehabilitation.
Woodbridge Care Center- Tampa, Florida
September 2019 - December 2019
Provided wound dressing and care, tracheostomy suctioning and care, respiratory treatments and assessment, IV fluids, G-Tube feeding and care, glucose checks and blood pressure monitoring, rehabilitation therapy.
Provided healthcare services to adult and elderly patients diagnosed with chronic /terminal conditions, convalescing patients with serious illness and injuries from surgical procedures and recovery.
Followed rehabilitation and treatment plans to accelerate patient's recovery, minimize pain, discomfort, infections and complications and optimize patients' outcomes.
Assessed, monitored and documented patient progress, symptoms and vital signs.
Educated patients and their families on the safe treatment of injuries, illnesses and conditions.
Emergency Department in Trauma /Centro Medico – Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
December 2008- December 2018
Provided direct quality care to patients (Adults and Pediatrics) including daily monitoring, recording and evaluating of medical conditions.
Provided nursing care to Level 1 Trauma Unit patients, handling multiple medical emergencies, including stroke, cardiac arrest, gunshot wound, car accident, head injury, poisoning, burns and sexual assaults.
Responsible for the Triage of patients (emergency categorization), intravenous catheter, urinary catheter, blood drawn, nasogastric tube, central line care.
Responsible for the preparation and administration of medical drugs, drips, narcotics
Documented in Electronic Record.
Recovery Room in Trauma /Centro Medico- Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
November 2011- August 2012
Assisted all patients in preparing for surgery. Providing pre- and post-surgery instructions.
Facilitated proper patient assistance in the recovery unit with various surgical specialties such as Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, among others.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatment, medications, discharge instruction and follow up care.
Education, Licensure & Certifications
2008 - University of Puerto Rico –Medical Sciences Campus
Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing
2006- National University College
Associated of Science in Nursing
2019- Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Florida
2003- Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Puerto Rico
PALS -2019 BLS-2018, ACLS –2018, ATCN-2016
Self-starter, Hard-worker, Energetic, Fast learner, Punctual, Excellent communications skills.
References: Available upon request