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Registered Nurse

London, Ontario, Canada
September 29, 2019

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Sarah Thompson, RN

Phone: 519-***-****


oUniversity of Western Ontario: Bachelor of Science in Nursing Dec. 2015

oFanshawe College: Pre-Health Sciences Certificate, with honors April 2012

Work and Volunteer Experience:

Registered Nurse – Niagara Region April 2019- present

oAssessing and monitoring residents in LTC

oManaging staffing as well as resident needs

oWorking as manager in charge on evenings, nights and weekends

oAppropriate documentation

oWorking with families to meet goals of care

oAdhered to the MOHLTC guidelines

oWorked as a team leader with RPNs and PSWs under my guidance

Registered Nurse – NHS, Nephrology/Medicine April 2016-April 2019

oAssessing and monitoring patients in a hospital setting

oAdvocating for my patients and their families

oWorking independently, as well as part of a team

oAdministering medications

oAppropriate monitoring and documentation

oClinical judgment utilized

oHealth teaching

oPalliative care experience

oExcellent time management skills

oWound care experience

Support Worker – Pace (WeCare) Homecare Oct 2013-Nov 2015

oSupported a variety of clients in their home, as well as long-term care institutions

oExcellent assessment skills

oPalliative care experience

oWorked independently, as well as part of a team

Support Worker – Participation House April 2013-Sept 2014

oSupported disabled clients in their home

oAssisted with ADL’s, physiotherapy, medications, meals, and community trips

oManaged the needs of 3 total care clients independently

Volunteer - Regional Mental Health Sept 2012-Jan 2013

oProviding comfort, companionship and entertainment to patients

Clinical Nursing Experience (Education):

LHSC Victoria Hospital, General Medicine Sept–Dec 2015

oMastered handling a full patient load on a busy medicine floor

oLearned the nursing skills of venipuncture and IV starts

LHSC Victoria Hospital, Oncology May–June 2015

oGained experience in both an inpatient, and outpatient (clinic) setting

LHSC Victoria Hospital, Pediatrics Jan– March 2015

oUtilized critical thinking skills and gained experience in assessing and managing the specific and complex needs of pediatric patients (mainly infants) with various illnesses as well as gained experience in family health teaching

LHSC University Hospital, General Surgery/Plastics/Urology Oct-Dec 2014

oCollaborated with inter-professional team members to assist patients in recovering from surgery and became very familiar with wound care

Western University, Community Placement Jan–April 2014

oEstablished a therapeutic relationship with a client in the community who was a new mother and met in client’s home once weekly to monitor her progress with her baby, and provide health teaching

SJHC Parkwood Hospital, Geriatrics Oct–Nov 2013

oManaged the needs of the geriatric population and assisted with ADLs

Certifications Awards & Memberships:

oRegistered Member of the CNO (RN)

oOrbcon Blood Easy Certification

oCIWA Training certificate (2016)

oHealth Care Provider Level CPR

oSafeTalk Certificate (2012)- a suicide prevention-training program

oFirst Place for a “Technical Writing Paper” through Fanshawe College (2012)

oNational champion of the 2009 Global Travel and Tourism Partnership Case Study Competition. Represented Canada in the international conference, which took place in Nice, France.

oMember of the RNAO

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