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OBJECTIVE: A dedicated RPN with hands-on nursing experience in an Acute, LTC and Community setting. Seeking for a position in your health care facility where I can utilize my nursing skills obtained from work, education and training, as well as perform my duties with total sincerity, honesty, integrity and selflessness
High level of autonomy • Strong clinical judgment• Thorough Physical assessment •Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines •Foley catheter insertion/removal •Enteral feeding •NG Tube monitoring •Oral, IV Medication administration• Tracheotomy Care• Wound Care •Patient and Family Education
Summary of Qualification
Experience working in acute medicine, continuing care complex and long term care facility
•Strong patient assessment, patient care and patient recording skills with excellent problem solving and analytical skills
•Thorough knowledge in providing routine physical, emotional and in-depth knowledge of medications and treatment used in patient care
•Demonstrated ability to review patient chart; treatments, record and report experimental symptoms, reactions, and changes in patient’s conditions
•Proficient with electronic and paper charting, including Meditech, Kardex and PCC
•Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills ensuring effective relationship with clients, co-workers, supervisors and health care team members
•Current police check and valid driver’s license
Registered Practical Nurse/ PSW Oct 2018 – Till date
Staff Relief (Richmond ON.)
Assess client’s health conditions, follow up plan of care, implement physicians order, provide nursing interventions and monitor client for effectiveness of treatment
Updated and consulted the Physician and Registered nurse of any change to client’s health condition.
Advocate for clients’ when necessary and ensure reviews are done on care plans to help client achieve an optimum health status.
Collaborate with clients and their family members to plan, implement and evaluate client’s course of treatment.
Administer oral, subcutaneous, inhalation medications, educate client on the use and side effects of their medications, and monitor for any adverse reaction or positive outcome.
Implement effective nursing interventions within RPN scope of practice, in response to emergencies and urgent client care.
Using the appropriate guidelines of documentation as required by CNO, practicing within the RPN scope, and further educating self on areas of improvement in nursing practice.
Thorough assessment of resident changing health, collecting both subjective and objective data, planning with resident and other health care team member involved in resident’s care, implementing interventions as per physician order in agreement with resident, and evaluating for the effectiveness of care given.
Follow the policies, guidelines and rules that governs the organization. For example filling out a risk management form on point click care in the case of a fall, ensuring to do a fall/post fall assessment, a progressive head injury assessment for unwitnessed falls, and a fall-follow up documentation three shifts after a fall.
Supervising personal support workers, and delegating duties to them after proper education and return demonstrations have been done.
Registered Practical Oct 2018 – Till date
A Supreme Nursing and Homecare (Toronto)
Provide care to different clients at their homes and Long term care facilities.
Provide companionship to Alzheimer’s and dementia clients, help orientate them mentally as needed and assist them with basic activities of daily living
Collaborated with members of the multidisciplinary team to provide adequate and effective client care
Administered medications for over 30 – 32 clients in a long - term care facility, monitor them for effects and side effects, and notify the physician/registered nurse of any observation.
Utilize organization’s policies and procedures to assess and determine when a patient is at high risk for falls, what restraint measure to implement and document appropriately in the case of a fall.
Strictly adhere to the policies and procedure of each company, ensure to perform my nursing duties and roles in accordance to them and also practicing all care within the scope of practice of a RPN
Assess client on an ongoing basis or as ordered by the physician, provide nursing interventions and document in a timely manner any deviation from the norms of the client.
Maintain privacy and confidentiality of client’s health information, and communicate only with health care team responsible for client’s care if needed.
Registered Practical nurse/ Personal support worker Oct 2018 – Till date
Book Jane, Richmond, ON
Assisted clients with activities of daily living, and encouraged independence.
Assisted client with ambulation, ensured a proper body alignment and gait when standing or walking, transferred from bed to wheelchair.
Assisted clients by transferring onto the toilet, performed perineal care and ensured incontinent products are used correctly to avoid tears or skin irritations.
Repositioned bedridden clients every two hours to prevent pressure ulcers, followed the appropriate policy and guidelines in wound dressing and management
Administered medications, ensured client takes medication and reported to family members of any health concerns such as bowel movements and pain complaint.
Monitored intravenous medication and assessed for signs of adverse effect.
Monitored resident’s weight, fluid input and output, assess for signs of dehydration and malnutrition; documenting any deviation from baseline.
Documented according to CNO requirements, practiced within the RPN scope, and educated self on all areas of nursing practice updated by CNO and areas of less competence
Practical Registered Nursing Student
Ukrainian Canada Care Center Toronto, ON Jan-April 2018
Worked as a valuable member of the health care team providing care to patients with strokes, head traumas, intracranial hematomas and ensured behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's disease in a long-term care setting
Leveraged compassion in facilitating pain management and completing prescribed treatment including dosage changes, acute checks and ambulation
Demonstrated excellent understanding and application of aseptic techniques and infection control principle
Displayed strong assessment skills to identify and monitor patient’s needs and consulted with appropriate personnel to provide timely and efficient treatment
Reviewed laboratory results and x-rays and consulted with the most responsible physician reporting abnormal finding
Practical Registered Nursing Student
Baycrest Center Toronto, ON May– Sep. 2017
•Performed head-to-toe assessment/monitored signs and symptoms on patient before giving morning care daily
•Administered and Monitored Oxygen and concisely document on patient record
•Tested and monitored blood glucose and administered PO, SC, IM medication
•Assessed and dressed wounds and liaised with healthcare team and patient’s family members to evaluate ongoing needs of patient
•Updated and maintained patient information using POC
Personal Support Worker
Kensington Health care
Personal Support Worker (co-op) Nov-Dec.2011
•Devise and implement interactive programs tailored to each patient’s needs to promote independence
•Contribute to client’s personal growth by encouraging participation, providing guidance regarding problems, and demonstrating care and respect
•Worked closely with staff, prioritizing workload to meet stringent deadlines
•Bathing, dressing and helping patients get in and out of bed.
•Completed aftercare services, making sure needs were met
•Provided emotional support to clients and their families.
Personal Support Worker Jan 2012
C.E Webster Junior Public School
•Performed employee evaluations to ensure full adherence to company standards.
•Assisted with daily personal activities and other assignments as required.
•Transferred or position kids into chairs and school bus.
•Helped autistic kids to become independent by assisting with activities such as toileting.
•Used safety precautions to ensure kids safety
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Practical Nursing Diploma Jan. 2016- April 2018
Centennial College, Toronto, ON
City Adult Learning Center, Toronto, ON April 2011- Jan. 2012
Current Standard First Aid & CPR (Level C HCP Level)
Current Registration with CNO
Reference Available upon Request