Monique Caswell-Phillips MBA BSRT, RCP, CRT, LPN, CST
Certified Surgical Technologist/ Respiratory Care Practitioner/ Licensed Practical Nurse
Bronx, NY 10451
Highly accountable, take-charge and goal-driven professional with strong leadership abilities. MBA student in healthcare management with a commitment to improving quality care and service delivery. Extremely organized, detail-oriented and tenacious clinician looking to direct healthcare operations to ensure optimal quality care and patient satisfaction. Certified preceptor experienced in mentoring and training residents, nurses and students. Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and a ”can do” attitude. Resourceful professional with good troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
LICENSED PRACTICAL WORK TRAINING:
Licensed Practical Nurse Extern May 2019- September 2019
Care One Wellington, Hackensack, NJ
Performed patient assessments, dispensed medications and nebulizer treatments, wound care, tuberculin testing, documented electronic MAR, vitals signs, assisted patients with ADLs.
Licensed Practical Nurse (Mental Health Clinical) January 2019- April 2019
East Orange General Hospital, East Orange, NJ
Documented observations of patient’s behavior and status to the administered, provide therapeutic interactions with the patient to assist them with identifying sources of anxiety, administer medication and treatments under RN supervision.
Licensed Practical Nursing Student (Med/ Surg Clinical) January 2019- April 2019
Emerson Healthcare Center Emerson, NJ
January 2019- April 2019
Performed nursing duties under RN clinical instruction such as medication distribution, I.V. therapy, peg tube feeding, nasopharyngeal suctioning and O2 therapy, evaluation of patient’s needs, utilizing aseptic and clean techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications, nursing care plans and documentation, phlebotomy and vital signs with nursing assessments.
Licensed Practical Nursing Student (Clinical) July 2018- December 2018
Allendale Community for Senior Living & Rehabilitation Allendale, NJ
Performed total nursing assessments, vital signs, assisted with ADL’s, colostomy hygiene, medication dispensing, assisted with hoyer lift transfer.
Licensed Practical Nursing Student (Clinical) February 2018- June 2018
Care One LTC ( Geriatric Nursing) - Westwood, NJ
Performed total assessments including neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal. Vital signs, assisted with ADL’s, G-tube feeding, ostomy care.
Worked effectively with an interdisciplinary team and performed accurate charting procedures under RN supervision
Certified Surgical Tech and Respiratory Therapist Clinical Work Experience:
Orthopedic Surgical Technologist- Level 3 January 2016 to Present
NYU Langone Hospital for Joint Diseases - New York, NY
Assisting surgeons with trauma, orthopedic, spine, and sports medicine surgical cases. Assist with robotic cases such as Globus, Nuvasive, and Mako. Preceptor for new nurses and students.
LPN/Scrub Nurse July 2011 to Present
Harlem Hospital - New York, NY
Assisted in the operating room and PACU setting under RN supervision with taking vital signs, I.V insertion, assessed patients and patient care. Circulated and scrubbed for surgical cases. Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Endovascular, Ob/GYN, Labor &Delivery, Plastics, Neuro, Urology, ENT, Endoscopic procedures.
Senior Scrub Nurse July 2015 to February 2016
Northshore LIJ/ Lenox Hill Hospital - New York, NY
Assisted and anticipation of the surgeon's needs during surgical procedures in an operating room setting. Learned to circulate under the supervision of Preceptor RN. Specializing in Robotics, Orthopedics, ENT, GYN, Neuro, Plastics, Urology, Cardiovascular, Endovascular, etc.
Respiratory Therapist/Sleep Technician October 2012 to July 2013
Columbia University Sleep Disorder Ctr. - New York, NY
Assessed patients with sleep apnea and other sleeping disorders with Bilevel and CPAP titrations,AVAPS,, oxygen therapy, Vital signs, EMG, EEG, EOG, Electronic Medical Records
Respiratory Therapy Technician April 2011 to June 2013
NY Downtown Hospital - New York, NY
Assisted with suctioning patients.Aerosolized medication therapy and chestphysiotherapy.Intubation and extubation in the ER and ICU and adult, neonatal units.exchanging of oxygen tanks. Mechanical ventilation checks and vital signs.Tracheostomy change and care.Monitored patients on BiPAP and CPAP.Sputum induction. Bronchoscopy, Pulmonary function testing,
Respiratory Therapy Intern November 2009 to April 2011
Hackettstown Regional Medical Center - Hackettstown, NJ
Responsibilities: Assisted with mechanical ventilation, airway management, chest physiotherapy, aerosolized treatments, maintaining respiratory equipment and supplies. Assisted with ABG sampling and calibration, point of care testing, electronic medical records
Surgical Technologist( Labor & Delivery) April 2000 to July 2010
NY Methodist Hospital - Brooklyn, NY
April 2000 to July 2010
Assisted surgeons with vaginal deliveries and scrubbed in c- sections, dilation and curettage procedures in Labor & Delivery. vitals signs, peri care for post partum patients, transported newborns and new mothers to mother/ baby unit.
Master Degree: MBA in Healthcare Management
Concordia University-Saint Paul, MN
2019-2020 (currently attending) Anticipated graduation: 5/04/2021
Diploma in Practical Nursing
Lincoln Technical Institute – Paramus, NJ
2018-2019 Graduated: 09/25/2019
Bachelor's Degree in Cardiopulmonary Science
Concordia University - Saint Paul, MN
Cardiovascular Perfusion Student Shadow program
SUNY Upstate Medical University - Syracuse, NY
2015 to 2015
Perioperative Blood Management Technologist in perfusion technology
University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, NE
2015 to 2015
Diploma in Surgical Technology AAD program
Bronx Lebanon Hospital/CWE - New York, NY
2014 to 2015
AASM- A STEP Modules (Certification) in Sleep Technology
Academy of Sleep Medicine - Darien, IL
2014 to 2014
Associate Degree of Science - graduated 04/2013 in Respiratory Therapy
Cchs-Independence University - Salt Lake City, UT
2010 to 2013
Diploma in Medical Assistant
Mandl School of Allied Health
High School Diploma
John Adams High School - Miami, FL
1992 to 1994
ACLS, BCLS, PALS Certified, knowledge of EKG, ICD 9 coding, medical billing of major insurances ( Medicare & Medicaid), phlebotomy, urinalysis, glucose monitoring.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Respiratory Care Practitioner. NYS Licensed Practical Nurse# (pending)
July 2017 to January 2019
NBSTSA Certified Surgical Technologist
American Association for Respiratory Care.NYS EMT,New York Society of Respiratory Care
Member # 954946
New York State Nurses Association, National Student Nurses' Association
NY Downstate Association for Respiratory Therapist INC.
Association of Surgical Technologists
American Society of Extracorpeal Technology
February 2015 to Present
Bilingual(Spanish& English) )Computer literate.
References available upon request.