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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
San Antonio, TX
Posted:
December 27, 2020

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Gerald Baluti

San Antonio, TX *****

412-***-****

adizq2@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Highly motivated and organized Family Nurse Practitioner seeking a position to work with a team in a dynamic and challenging medical field while enhancing the overall level of patient care

SKILLS

Keen ability to multitask, set priorities, and provide good customer service. Flexible to meet operational goals.

Intake and discharge

Adhere to documentation and reporting of the patient's change in status to their physicians.

Communicate effectively with the patients and providers in an effort to coordinate patient care.

Patient-Family Advocate while in collaboration with multiple healthcare disciplines.

Provide compassionate care while using a Patient-centered approach.

Performed over 150 hours of direct patient care in a nephrology practice with Dr. Anand Reddy that included rounding on patients in both outpatient and inpatient setting. Monitored patients' conditions and progress and participated in the re-evaluation of treatments with the preceptor Nephrologist as necessary.

Understanding, respecting and accommodating patients' preferences and needs with regards to their individual beliefs, customs and practices to facilitate planning and delivery of nursing care.

Recognizing my personal strengths, limitations and seeking guidance when necessary

Performed over 700 hours of direct patient care while formulating diagnosis and treatment plans Performed head-to-toe assessment and Medication Management/reconciliation.

EMR/EHR

Extensive knowledge of providing and teaching Preventative Health Management to populations in rural communities with diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney failure, and high cholesterol

Family planning services education

Acute care expertise

WORK HISTORY

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER 06/2020 to CURRENT

Texas Tech Management Care TX

Provide direct primary health care services to patients autonomously according to standardized protocols with the Supervising Physician to achieve patient health needs.

Perform effective assessments, evaluations and resolution skills.

Order, conduct, and interpret diagnostic and laboratory test while following practicing guidelines.

Identify and manage uncomplicated disease processes according to written protocols.

Utilize the knowledge of professional nursing practice based on scientific principles, and nursing standards.

Effective oral and written communication skills and have the ability to remain flexible and positive in stressful situations.

CCU REGISTERED NURSE 07/2019 to 12/2020

Continue Care Hospital Odessa, TX

Assessed patients from head to toe, identified there needs and discussed with them there goals of treatment the day and entire time of stay at Continue Care Hospital.

Perform various duties pertaining to constant cardiac monitoring including response to patients administered medication, and titration.

Demonstrated critical thought and judgment in delivery of care and management of cardiac patients.

Helped patients navigate the healthcare system and their care plans by educating them on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout the treatment process.

Electrocardiography and vital signs monitoring.

Electronic healthcare competency using Cerner.

Adhered to HIPPA policies while providing care to the patients.

ACUTE REGISTERED DIALYSIS NURSE-CHARGE NURSE PRN 04/2015 to 11/2020

Fresenius Kidney Care

Educated patients about following a strict kidney diet, encouraged them to take their prescribed medications, and educated them why it is essential for them to attend to all there scheduled dialysis treatments.

Provided hemodialysis treatments to both chronic and acute ill patients while following strict guideline policies and procedures.

Assessed patients overall health first, and dialysis access sites before providing dialysis treatments to the patients.

Worked directly Nephrologist in verifying the patients prescribed dialysis treatments based on their kidney laboratory values on their scheduled dialysis days.

Delivered direct nursing care while following established policies, procedures and protocols for dialysis treatment.

ACUTE DIALYSIS REGISTERED NURSE III 03/2015 to 01/2018

Memorial Hermann, Texas Medical Center

Educated family members about proper dialysis care procedures.

Responsible for the application of dialysis nursing skills in the delivery of treatment to patients, Including venipuncture, catheter care, medication administration, anemia management, blood draws, recognition of cardiac arrests and performance of CPR.

Informed physicians about patient's abnormal laboratory values and adjusted treatment accordingly.

Worked as a team the with other nurses, physicians, social workers, patient's families, and pharmacists in the delivery of patient's care.

Recorded, interpreted and reported patient responses and collaborated with appropriate members of the interdisciplinary care team.

Provided patient and family teaching.

Documented and maintained assigned primary patient charts.

Prepared, monitored and maintained dialysis machines and system clean and safe to use.

REGISTERED NURSE II 12/2012 to 03/2015

Life Care Hospital of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA

Delivered direct nursing care while following established policies, procedures and protocols.

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.

Provided necessary health education training for patients.

Developed and implemented successful patient care plans.

Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.

REGISTERED NURSE 11/2011 to 12/2012

Shadyside Nursing and Rehab Center Pittsburgh, PA

Alternate between evening shift and night shift on a 30-bed rehab unit, providing quality long-term nursing care for geriatric patients while exercising the four steps of the nursing process as a floor staff nurse and also work as an interim supervisor.

Educated family members about proper nursing care plans.

Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including: hypertension, diabetes, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardio pulmonary disease, and asthma.

Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

Assessed patients' condition and reported changes to the unit coordinator, family and physician as appropriate.

Delivered direct nursing care while following established policies, procedures and protocols.

LPN 08/2008 to 11/2011

Shadyside Nursing and Rehab Center Pittsburgh, PA

Provided direct patient care under supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Gave direct patient care according to the therapeutic plan and individual patient needs per patient care plan.

Administered prescribed medications to patients under the specific policies and procedures.

Performed selected prescribed treatments and nursing measures for the patients under specific guidelines.

Ensured HIPAA compliance.

Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.

Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.

EDUCATION

Master of Science Nursing 12/2019

Herzing University, Menomonee, MI, United States 5305

Associate of Science Nursing 2013

Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA

Diploma Practical Nursing 2010

Community College of Allegheny County, Monroeville, PA

Lenape School of Practical Nursing, Kittanning, PA 2017

AFFILIATIONS

Member of Nephrology Nurses Association

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