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Nurse Care Manager

Waldorf, MD
April 06, 2022

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Address: 3461C Orchid Place, Waldorf, MD 20602

Cell phone- 301-***-****


My objective is to be capable of delivering efficient, safe, therapeutic and cost-effective nursing care utilizing evidenced-based nursing practice, clinical pathways and protocols according to organizational goals.


Montgomery College, Takoma Park,

Associate Degree in Nursing, March 2013

Stevenson University

1525 Greenspring Valley Road,

MD, 21153

Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, 2017

Licensure Status:

Active DC RN License # RN1032911

Active MD RN License # R205745

University of Ibadan, 1988

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural-Economics


Team player, Punctuality, able to work with people of different background, employee of the month, preceptorship, step in as Charge Nurse when charge is not available, pay attention to details, loves to learn

Travel RN Experience

Med Surg / Covid Unit

Adventist Rehab Hospital

7600 Carroll Ave

Takoma Park, MD 20912

12/07/2020 – 03/06/2021

Vaccinations/ Covid testing

State of Maryland Regency Stadium

11800 Holly Lane

Waldorf, MD 20601

03/29/2021 – 06/28/2021

Med Surg / Telemetry

Medstar Montgomery Medical Center

18101 Prince Phillip Drive

Olney, Maryland


12/07/2021 – 02/26/2022

Full time RN experience

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center

5 Garrett Avenue, La Plata

MD 20646


01/22/2019 to date

ICU floor

07/04/2021 to date

Work with unstable multiorgan disorder patients in shock that face life threatening situations and conditions requiring constant monitoring by evaluating clinical presentation, lab data specific to SIRS, Septic shock MODS

Attention to details, high critical thinking and social skills.

Provides care with genuine connections to patients and family members while providing complex tasks.

Performs and documents ongoing assessments and patient response to procedural intervention.

Assist in all procedural interventions for the patient.

Demonstrate correct procedure and use of equipment such as over the bed monitors, 12 lead EKG machine, syringe pump, Artic Sun, Bear Hugger Connective warmer, Doppler Vascular, Ventilators, and settings Vapotherm, BIPAP, CPAP.

Knowledge, initiation and titration of Vasopressors, Vasodilators, Procedural sedation, Hypnotics, Paralyzing agents, TPA, TNKase. Insulin drips.

Respond to and initiate treatment to rapid assessment and code blue calls

Set up arterial line, CVP, Flo trac, Swanz Ganz catheter. Able to identify and trouble shoot wave forms as needed.

Care for patient requiring mechanical ventilation, validate ventilator settings, assess for complications, initiate preventive measures (oral and skin care), oral, nasopharyngeal, endotracheal, trach suctioning; evaluate weaning parameters and readiness, assist with extubating.

Cardiac/ Telemetry floor

01/22/2019 to 07/03/2021

My responsibilities were mostly adult patients from age eighteen to the geriatric population who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical issues providing bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients.

Duties of a Charge Nurse and a preceptor for newly employed Nurses

Administering medications with appropriate doses, prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications, Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications, notifying doctors of any discrepancies noted.

Coordinating care as appropriate with pre and post-surgical care, educates patients on surgical procedures, monitoring for adverse reactions after surgery, apply dressing changes as appropriate and specified by the surgical team.

Monitoring and care of all drains, monitoring and documentation as appropriate

Managing intravenous lines with central line sterile dressing changes, Foley catheter changes, insertion and removal with necessary documentation.

Blood administration, observing and monitoring patients' conditions, records patients’ medical information and vital signs maintaining records and communicating with doctors

Follow up on labs, timely notification of MD as appropriate

Able to communicate with essential communication skills with the interdisciplinary team, team player

Provide emotional stability in traumatic conditions, empathy as needed, flexibility as the job requires, attention to detail, physical endurance and problem solving skills as needed with other team members

Telemetry monitoring at bed side

Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays, initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology

Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs

Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient

Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocols

Participates in discharge planning

Utilizes time management skills

Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms

Assess telemetry rhythms on cardiac monitors and chose appropriate course of action in conjunction with physicians

Participates in continuing education classes and in-services as required

Functions as a team member to organize and prioritize responsibilities to complete daily work requirements.

Knowledge in calculating and preparation of cardiac medications such as Dobutamine/Dopamine infusion

Inova Fairfax Hospital

3300 Gallows Rd.

Falls Church, VA 22042


Medsurg Unit with telemetry from August 2017 to July 2019

Future Care Pineview Rehab. Center

9106 Pineview lane

Clinton, MD


Unit Manager of a Rehab. Floor

November 23rd 2016 to August 2017

(prn status from August 2017 to April 2019)

Brinton Woods of DuPont Circle

2131 O Street

NW, Washington DC, 20037


Resident Care Manager (Unit Manager) - Brinton Woods of DuPont Circle

August 2015 to November 2016

Assist the DON services in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department in accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines.

Report to the unit on arrival and on time. Check unit to unit for report, and obtain report from the relieving charge nurse or manager.

Ensure that reference material e.g. Federal and State Regulations are maintained at nurses’ station is current.

Make written and oral reports or recommendations to the ADON as necessary concerning the operation of the nursing service department.

Ensure that all nursing service personnel are following their respective job descriptions.

Meet with nursing staff as well as support staff in planning the department’s services, programs, and activities.

Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.

Complete accident/incident reports as necessary.

Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting etc.

Greet and accept all new admissions or hospital returns to the unit. Review transfer information and screening for completeness prior to resident going to unit.

Ensure that direct nursing care be provided by the RN Charge Nurse, and CNA’s.

Review nurses notes to ensure that they are informative and descriptive of the nursing care being provided, that they reflect resident’s response to care and that such care is provided in accordance with the residents wishes.

Participate in the development of a written preliminary plan of care for each resident that identifies the problems/needs of the resident, indicates the care given, goals to be accomplished, and which professional service is responsible for each element of care.

Participate in conducting training classes. Attend various committee meetings of the facility, keep abreast of economic situations and recommend adjustments, and create an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis throughout the unit.

Potomac Valley Nursing Behavioral and Wellness Center

1235 Potomac valley road

Rockville, MD 20850


Registered Nurse in an acute care setting/rehabilitation

Full time from May 2013 to Aug. 2015

Do rounds on all residents at on-shift and PRN

Count Narcotics, and sign on Narcotics Count Sheet (for both Incoming and out-going Nurse)

Get report together without-going or incoming Nurse- which-ever is appropriate. Communicates client needs and progress with team members and across shifts and disciplines to promote continuity of care.

Check if staffing is complete and give out assignments to all LPN’s and Patient Care Technicians

Schedule Patient’s for Doctor’s appointments as appropriate, prepare paper work, alert Patient Care Technicians on pick-up time, confirm new orders with Primary MD if there is any when the patient’s come back from appointments, carry out new orders especially for medication changes, alert next shift of new changes.

Attend House reports and Care Plan meetings in the absence of the Primary Care Manager for the unit.

Prepare significant change forms in the event of a change in condition, notify MD and family. Utilizes knowledge of current health/illness management and research findings in developing and providing education to clients and family members/significant others.

Prepare Occurrence report, and fall investigation sheet for falls; prepare skin sheets if appropriate

Check lab results, and notify MD for abnormal results, fill out lab log upon receiving lab results. Note changes of Medication or Treatment on MAR or TAR as appropriate

Document specifically on patients especially on Medicare and Managed Care Residents. E.g. when documenting on why prn antipsychotic was administered, documentation includes specific behavior like biting, kicking, spitting, etc. not just writing agitation

Initiate skin sheets for skin tears, rashes, pressure ulcers, and bruises. Skin sheets are updated weekly

Monitor rotation of nurse’s carts weekly

Supervise meal times, and assist with feeding as necessary making sure that all precautions especially aspiration precautions are in place

Ensure nail care, mouth care, showers, toileting and repositioning as appropriate

Ensure control forms for narcotics are signed by MD’s in a timely manner

Respond swiftly to complaints of pain by assessing for swelling, bruising, discoloration, Range of Motion, and follow up with appropriate treatment and documentation.

Facilitate completion of weekly weights weekly and monthly weights. Notify MD and dietician of any significant weight changes.

Arcola Health and Rehabilitation Center

901 Arcola Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902


10/2006 to 05/2013

Patient Care Technician

I assisted patients in their activities of daily living, took vital signs, inserted Foley catheter (both male and female), promptly reporting to the nurse any change in patient condition, assisted in feeding patients, OT, and PT.


Alberta Ansah (RN) Charge Nurse

Charles Regional Medical center

5 Garrett Avenue, Laplata, MD 20646


Adanna Nwaro (RN) Charge Nurse

Charles Regional Medical center

5 Garrett Avenue, Laplata, MD 20646


Marie Kamara (RN) Charge Nurse

Charles Regional Medical center

5 Garrett Avenue, Laplata, MD 20646


Tara Heath (RN) Assistant Director of Nursing

Future Care Pineview

9106 Pineview Lane, Clinton, MD, 20735


Ye Rae Ahn (RN) Supervisor

Inova Fairfax Hospital

3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042


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