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Registered Nurse Care

Location:
Beech Island, SC
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
July 26, 2021

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E: adnwuc@r.postjobfree.com 803-***-**** A: Beech Island, SC 29842

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Well-qualified nurse with full state of Georgia credentials and extensive experience in OB/GYN, mother/baby, and high risk antepartums in the hospital setting. Passionate about delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise.

WORK HISTORY

Augusta University Medical Center - Registered Nurse Augusta, GA

05/2001 - Current

SKILLS

EDUCATION

University of South Carolina - Aiken

Aiken, SC

05/2003

Associate Of Science

Nursing

CERTIFICATIONS

Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.

Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.

Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.

Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.

Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.

Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.

Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.

Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.

Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.

Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.

Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.

Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.

• Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive

• Intravenous Therapy

• Precepting

• Infection Control Measures

• Personal Care Needs

• Patient Check-Ins

• Chronic Disease Management

• Preventative Health

• Staff Supervision

Infection Control and Aseptic

Procedures

Licensed Registered Nurse - 2003- to

present

• BLS

• ACLS

• NRP

• STABLE

AL / ASHLI LEEK

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

AFFILIATIONS

Member of AWHONN

•AWHONN is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization that promotes the health of women and newborns

pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure

(CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.

• Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms. Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.

Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.

Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.

Assessed evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.

Documented medications administered, treatments and patient procedures performed in appropriate records according to privacy requirements.

• Cared for patients' wounds and changed dressings. Directed patient care activities, guided and trained RNs, LPNs and residential advisors during shift.

• Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes. Documented information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to clinicians and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.

Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.

Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.

Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.

Supervised and managed functions for unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.

Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.

Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments.

• Clinical Ladder RN III

• Successfully participated in hospital's clinical ladder program for 5 years that requires participants to complete 4 tasks each year to better the community and hospital



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