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Nurse Medical

Location:
The Bronx, NY, 10468
Posted:
October 17, 2019

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YVONNE BROWN

***-** ***** ******, ***** Albans, NY 11412 H: 917-***-**** C: 917-***-**** adal5c@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Licensed Practical Nurse with 18 years of hospital and acute care experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs,who possess strong clinical and people skills and dedicated work ethics.

SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

Phlebotomy

Perform a number of medical procedures, including foley catheter insertion and removal

Ekg's

Assist physician with procedures

Handled patient pharmacy needs by phoning in prescriptions to preferred pharmacy

Collect blood and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Administer injection and immunizations flu shots

Record patients medical information and medical history vital signs, temperature, pulse, blood pressure and weight

Treat wounds and lacerations

Administration of nebulizer treatments

Venipuncture for IV access

Maintain accurate and detailed documentation in electronic medical records using (EPIC)

09/2016 - Present Licensed Practical

Nurse

Hospital for Special Surgery - Manhattan, NY

Obtain,verifies and records health history of patients

Assist other Healthcare professionals in performing exams

Records vital signs,height and weight

Manages the physician desktop accurately and in a timely manner

Introduces self to patient while escorting patient into the room

Prepares the patient for exams and procedures

Sets up and cleans room before and after patient visit

Organizes patient flow and communicates delay effectively

Follows procedures for infection control

Performs all other related duties as assigned by RN/Supervisor

07/2001 to 04/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center - NY

Assess health care needs of the patient, instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care and follow up with PMD

Administer medication and injections

Ensured HIPAA compliance and infection control procedures

Assisted doctors with non-invasive procedures Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer,and Alzheimer's

Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement

Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate other members of the healthcare team

Perform point of care testing and quality control testing i.e.bedside glucose testing

Provide direct patient care on a med-surg unit, handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care 12 lead EKG, venipuncture for IV access

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

Charting and documentations using the electronic documentation system (EPIC).

07/1998 to 07/2001 Licensed Practical Nurse

Waterview Nursing Care Center - Flushing, NY

Charge nurse in a 30 bed unit with diverse patient population from pediatrics to geriatric

Administered medication and treatment to patients with such medical ailment as HIV/AIDS, ESRD on Hemodialysis

Delegate and supervised assigned duties to Certified Nursing Assistant.

Hands on clinical experience include Intravenous line use for hydration NGT/GT for nutrition Tracheostomy care, wound care

Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients

Transcribe medication orders

Start and maintain IV hydration

LICENSES

NYS Licensed Practical Nurse

BCLS certification

EDUCATION AND TRAINING 1996 Nursing

Rockland Community College - Suffern, NY, USA



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