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Health Information Registered Nurse

Location:
Leland, NC
Salary:
60
Posted:
October 24, 2021

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Linda Bose

802-***-**** ado470@r.postjobfree.com Winnabow, NC 28479

SUMMARY

Competent and caring RN offering 40 years of coordinating and carrying out patient care in high- volume hospital environments. Demonstrated performing with speed and accuracy to assess patients, deliver treatments and delegate tasks. Proven history of advocating for patient needs and fostering top-quality care.

SKILLS

• Patient record auditing

• Duty delegation

• Care plan management

• Clinical Instruction

• Procedure development

• Patient care management

• Patient assessments

• Quality assurance controls

• Diabetes management

• Intake and discharge

• IV drug therapy management

• Medication and IV administration

• Unit administration

• Body mechanics knowledge

• Diagnostic tools experience

EXPERIENCE

Charge Registered Nurse, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, June 2013-August 2021 Wilmington, NC

• Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.

• Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.

• Monitored delivery of patient care for entire unit, including implementation of care plans.

• Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.

• Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.

• Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.

• Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.

• Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.

• Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.

• Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.

• Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.

• Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.

• Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.

• Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.

• Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.

• Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.

• Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.

• Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.

• Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.

• Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals

• Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.

• Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.

• Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.

• Assessed unit patients continuously from admission to discharge.

• Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.

• Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.

• Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.

• Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.

• Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.

• Implemented interventions and strategies to manage chest tubes, nasogastric tubes and G- tubes.

• Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.

• Prioritized care and assessed needs through skilled triaging of incoming phone calls from ER and inpatient units.

• Managed central lines, catheters and vascular access devices. RN Staff Nurse, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, December 2009-June 2013 Wilmington, NC

• Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.

• Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.

• Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.

• Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.

• Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.

• Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.

• Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.

• Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.

• Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.

• Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.

• Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.

• Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.

• Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.

• Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.

• Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.

• Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.

• Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.

• Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.

• Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.

• Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.

• Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.

• Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.

• Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.

• Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.

• Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.

• Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.

• Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.

• Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals. RN Rapid Admissions, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, April 2007-July 2021 Wilmington, NC

• Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.

• Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.

• Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.

• Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.

• Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.

• Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions. EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Diploma in Nursing

Nursing, Frankford Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA May 1980 Associate Degree in Science And Liberal Arts

Science And Liberal Arts, Penn State University, Philadelphia, PA May 1980 CERTIFICATIONS

• Registered Nurse. License number #215006

• BLS: Course date: 3/2/21

• NRP: Course date: 3/27/21

• AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring course. Last completed in October 2020



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