Constance L. Young
Madison, Alabama 35757
Cell phone 256-***-****
Over thirty-one years of various nursing experience. Experience includes but not limited to acute care, long-term care, specialized nursing care, and educator. Served as an innovative Nurse professional in leadership roles as well as a viable team player. Skilled and Competent in many areas but eager and willing to learn for continued growth. Capabilities include but not limited to the following:
Excellent communication skills
Great interpersonal relationship skills
Microsoft PowerPoint/Excel/Word/Database Access
Great writing skills
Preceptorship training with new employees
2019 August – Present, 20 hours per week, Crye-Leike Real Estate services, Huntsville Al. (Recently obtained Real Estate License)
Works as an independent real estate agent (self-employed)
Assist clients with buying, selling or leasing properties.
Prepare and assist client with contracts and other documents need in transaction.
Host open houses and walk throughs
Keep customers and consumers updated on market trends
2018 Oct.-2015 Cardiology Nurse,40 hours per week, Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville AL.
Outpatient assessment and monitoring of patients with congestive heart failure.
Obtaining blood samples through venipuncture for lab analysis.
Administering cardiac drugs and drips as ordered and needed.
Admit new CHF patient to clinic and orient patient and family to clinic process and review plan of care.
Obtain and monitoring patients vital signs and report abnormalities as noted.
Educate patient and family on CHF medications, diet, signs/symptoms of exacerbation and fluid restriction.
Monitoring patients on anticoagulation therapy (warfarin).
Perform point of care testing for INR results.
Health education to patients and family regarding instructions for medication, diet, signs and symptoms of bleeding and other care related to warfarin.
2013-2015, 40 hours per week, Surgical unit nurse: Orthopedic and Spine, Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville AL.
Admit post op surgical patient to unit from recovery room.
Monitor and provide skilled nursing care to post op orthopedic and spine patient according to post op orders.
Administer post op drugs and assist with rehab exercises.
Educate patient and family on post op care in preparation for discharge planning.
Appropriate documentation of patient care via computer in accordance to hospital standards.
Report patient status and orders to nurse of oncoming shift.
Communicate any abnormal findings to charge nurse and physician.
2009-2015, 40 hours per week, Radiology Nurse, Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville AL.
Outpatient assessment of patients scheduled for diagnostic and interventional radiographic procedures.
Educating patient on procedure, recovery phase and post procedure discharge instructions.
Appropriate documentation of patient care
Collaborate with referring and attending physicians, Radiologist, and Department Tech to ensure continuity of care.
Compile and submit monthly report to supervisor of outpatients seen and the type procedure performed.
Provide post-procedure recovery care to outpatients.
Administering of medications as ordered and needed to provide sedation and/or pain relief for patient.
2007-2009, 40 hours per week, Oncology Nurse/Shift charge nurse, Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville AL.
Provided skilled nursing care for oncology patients.
Skilled nursing care to include but not limited to IV therapy via peripheral, PICC, PAC access, wound care and catheter care.
Admitting new patients and developing a comprehensive plan of care and ensuring plan of care implemented.
Administering medications to include chemotherapy to patients as ordered by physician.
Educating patient and family on illness, medication, plan of care, discharge planning, safety precautions and other areas as needed.
Collaboration with physician, staff members and other departments to ensure continuity of care.
Appropriate documentation according to hospital and joint commission guidelines.
Delegation of patient assignment to nurses and techs for shift.
2003-2007, 40 hours per week, Itinerant School Nurse, Huntsville City School, Huntsville AL.
Developing a plan of care for children in the school setting with specialized medical needs.
Implementing educational programs to age appropriate children on sexually transmitted diseases, puberty and developmental changes at various age levels, infection control measures and the effects of smoking.
Assist in the training of teachers and staff members on medication administration to the children.
Provide first aid to the children and staff as needed.
Collaborate with teachers, physician and parents to ensure students education and medical needs met.
Appropriate documentation according to school policy and State board of Nursing.
1997-1998, 40 hours per week, Home Health Nurse, Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville AL.
Provide and managed care for the Homebound patient.
Admit new patients and recertification of existing patients in accordance to medicare guidelines.
Collaborate with physician and family members to ensure continuity in care.
Provide supervisory visits of LPN and Home Health Aides.
Educating patients and family members on medication regime, plan of care and treatment plan.
1993-1996, 40 hours per week, Home Health Aide Instructor/Employee Health Nurse, Columbus MS.
Served in two different positions: Home Health Aide Instructor and Employee Health Nurse.
Home Health Aide Instructor.
Interview and selection of students as candidates for Home health aide class for on the job training program.
Provide instruction to students in class and clinical setting.
Auditing of student’s documentation and monitoring of the student’s patient care in clinical settings.
Assist with placement of students in various satellite offices.
Develop, administer and grade test.
Employee Health Nurse:
Assist in the development and enforcement of policies and procedures for employees related to safety and health issues.
Follow-up and tracking of employee’s illness and injuries.
Assist with worker’s compensation claims.
Prepare and distribution of newsletters on health and safety related topics.
Collaborate with quality improvement department to decrease charting deficiencies.
Submit monthly, quarterly and annual report to QI and Education director.
1991-1993, 40 hours per week, LPN Instructor, East Mississippi Community College, Mayhew, MS.
Assist in screening and selection of students for LPN program
Develop and implement lesson plans in accordance with the State Curriculum program.
Provide students with direct and indirect activities in the classroom, laboratory and other fields of learning.
Managing and completion of forms on attendance, mid-term report, grade reports and student advising and discipline.
Maintain and promote professionalism at all times.
Prepare and organize lesson material, equipment and skills training.
Provide academic support, tutoring and hands on skill enhancement.
1987-1997, 40 hours per week, Obstetric/Labor &Delivery Nurse, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus MS.
Providing and managing of care for women during the labor and delivery phase in the birthing room.
Providing and managing of care for pregnant women hospitalized due to pregnancy Assist the physician as scrub nurse during c-section.
Providing and managing of care for women post-delivery of babies.
Educating new moms and family on breastfeeding, postpartum care and newborn care.
1982 – 1987 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus MS.
1991-1992 Classes taken toward Masters in Vocational Education, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS.
2019 obtained real estate license, Alabama Real Estate Commission
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