NATIONALITY SOUTH AFRICAN
DATE OF BIRTH 29 SEPTEMBER 1976
MARITAL STATUS MARRIED
CRIMINAL OFFENCE NONE
DRIVERS LICENCE CODE 10
HOBBIES READING, MOVIES, SOCIALISING
I am an experienced and fully qualified Registered Nurse who is efficient, thorough and passionate about delivering the highest level of care to my patients. I possess extensive healthcare experience in a wide range of key fields e.g. Medical, Surgical, Neuroscience, Orthopedic and I have the required physical, mental and emotional strength to stand up to the demands of this Profession. As a driven individual who wants to progress, I am now looking for a suitable Nursing position with a reputable, exciting and modern healthcare provider.
Assessment, Planning, Implementing and Evaluation of patient’s condition.
Maintaining an awareness of clinical and Professional development in nursing care.
Always observing and maintaining strict Infection control and safety rules.
Maintaining and working according to the policies and protocols of the Institute.
Working harmoniously with other members of the healthcare Multidisciplinary Team.
Ensuring that correct reporting and administration procedures are followed.
Supervisor to Student nurses and support workers to provide quality nursing care.
Observant enough to detect any changes in patient’s condition.
Nasogastric tube insertion
Foleys catheter insertion
Nursing patients on insulin and heparin infusion
Blood and blood products transfusions
Able to maintain confidentiality of patient’s record, staff and other Health Service Businesses.
Emotional support and reassurance to patient’s and family members.
Work very well under stressful situations and able to maintain concentration and focus.
Mentally and physically strong, able to deal with highly emotional situations.
Able to write reports and recommendations in an engaging and compelling way.
Have a superb communication skill thus having a good rapport with patients, family and staff.
Ability to work independently
Very well organized and punctual
SANCA LULAMA REHAB
Designation Professional nurse -Relief Sister
Rehab centre for drug and alcohol
34 bedded Male and female facility
Dispensing detox protocols to Drug and Alcoholic Addicts
Aid in social groups to rehabilitate and provide support to patients
Admission and discharges of patients
Vital sign monitoring
Urine multi drug testing/urinalysis
Administration of oral and Imi medications
Nurse Tech agency
Gateway hospital- Umhlanga
Unit Description- Neurosurgery high care-Ward C
6 bedded ward
Nurse/patient ratio- 1:2
Duties include and not limited to following
Post op care
Management of patients post neuro surgery
Administration of medication
Strict intake output monitoring
Hourly vital signs and neuro observations
Epidural and PCA management
Carrying out Doctors orders.
Care of patients on Drains
Unit Description- Cardiac B-Ward
21 Bedded ward
Designation – Registered nurse
Unit Description- Ward D
Designation Registered nurse
KING ABDUL AZIZ HOSPITAL/Al AHSA SAUDI ARABIA
Unit Description Medical/Surgical/Ortho/Cardio/Urology-Ward 6-Business Centre
No of Beds 18+2 MPD
MPD/VIP Suites 2
Nurse/Patient Ratio 1:4
Designation Staff Nurse 1
Duration 02 December 2015 to 19 March 2018
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*Offering high quality, research based nursing care across the continuum of medical, surgical, orthopedic, cardio,Plastic,ENT and urology speciality.
*Care is delivered in double, single and isolation rooms. Two VIP suites are also available for both male and female patients. The age groups served ranges from Teenagers to Elderly people.
*Admissions to the unit from Aramco and National Guard using the assessment plan and evaluation tool.
*Pre-Op and Post-Operative care e.g Total knee replacement, TURP, ENT, Surgical procedures, Plastic procedures.
*Management and care of patients on PCA and Epidural analgesia, Anticoagulant therapy.
*Medication, IV therapy, and Insulin therapy administration.
*Blood, plasma and platelet products transfusion.
* Care of patients with Tracheostomy, peg tubes,gastrostomy, NGT, Casts, EVD.
*Discharge planning and health education.
*QUADRAMED DOCUMENTATION LEADING TO BEST CARE DOCUMENTATION
*USE OF ADC (AUTOMATIC DISPENSING CABINET
SESSIONAL WORK IN VARIOUS PRIVATE HOSPITALS IN DURBAN
Unit Description Medical/Surgical/Orthopedic/Cardiology/Post natal
Designation Registered Nurse
KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL & RESEARCH CENTRE (JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA)
Unit Description Neurology/Neuroscience/Psychiatry (1 South)
No of Beds 16 Beds + 2 EMU Beds = 18 Beds
Nurse/Patient ratio 1:4
Designation Registered Nurse
Duration April 2013 to 12 October 2014
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
*Admission of patients to the unit, utilizing the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation tool.
*Utilizing modern specialized medical healthcare equipment e.g. Pyxis medication machine and Icis Documentation.
*Monitoring patients vital signs, observing and recording patient’s condition, wound care .
*Management and care of patients with tracheostomy, gastrostomy, nasogastric tubes, chest tubes, external ventricular drain (EVD).
*Management and care of patients on Pain controlled analgesia (PCA), observing and recording.
*Ensuring that care plans are implemented and evaluated on a regular basis for every patient.
*Providing health education to both patient and family members.
*Pre-op and post - operative care of patients undergoing surgeries e.g. Craniotomy, Lumbanectomy.
*Carrying out routine investigations and care procedures such as blood extraction, administration of medications, intravenous therapy and oxygen therapy management.
*24hr EEG monitoring and observing of seizure patients, and recording accordingly.
*Discharge planning and if required liasing with community nurses, GPs, Physiotherapists, Dieticians
ADDINGTON HOSPITAL (SOUTH BEACH,DURBAN)
Unit Description Male Medical Unit
No of Beds 27
Nurse/Patient ratio 3 RN/2EN/2ENA:27
Designation Enrolled Nurse Translating to Registered Nurse
Duration 05/2005 to 03/2013
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
*Shift leader and supervisor to sub ordinates to ensure efficient and excellent nursing care.
*Delegation of duties to staff according to their scope of practice.
*Maintaining high standards of Professional conduct in area of practice.
*Working efficiently and professionally with other members of Multidisciplinary team.
*Assisting Physicians with procedures e.g. Lumbar puncture.
*Ensuring all Physician orders is carried out to provide efficient diagnosis and recovery of patient.
*Ensuring continuity of nursing care by report writing and hand over to next shift.
*Providing excellent/cost effective quality nursing care
Mc CORD HOSPITAL (OVERPORT, DURBAN)
Unit Description Medical/Surgical/Orthopedics/Pediatric/Theatre/OPD
Designation Student Nurse
Duration 01/2001 to 12/2002
***Matric Senior Certificate with Endorsement 1994
***Certificate in Enrolled Nursing 2002
***Diploma in General Nursing 2009
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT 12/2017
ICU SHORT COURSE 2015
NDNQI PRESSURE ULCER TRAINING 11/2013
EPIDURAL & PCA WORKSHOP
CHEST TUBE WORKSHOP
INFECTION CONTROL WORKSHOP
BRINGING EVIDENCE BASED TO THE BEDSIDE
HIV/AIDS COUNSELLING & TESTING CERTIFICATE 09/2012
Certificate of Excellence Magnet Designation 1st in Saudi Arabia
NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality 2013 – 6th Internationally
CONTRIBUTION TO ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS
Member of Neuroscience Unit Council @ King Faisal Hospital- 1 South
REFERENCES UPON REQUEST
1.Institute. Addington Hospital
Name Naomi Williams
Title Nurse manager
Contact number +277********
2.Institute King Faisal specialist hospital
Name Tracy Schoombie
Title Unit manager
Contact number +966*********
3.Institute National Guard hospital
Name Rohana Yahya
Title Unit manager
Contact email firstname.lastname@example.org
Name Sr Henry/ Sr Karen
Title Unit Manager