Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse with over * years of Nursing experience providing quality patient-centered care at home. Areas of expertise include visiting and private duty nursing, patients with disabilities, and hospice/palliative care. Proven record of reliability and responsibility to remain calm and professional during emergency situations and times of critical need. Readily adapt to change, anticipate patient need, and capability of learning new procedures.
Education & Certification
Vocational/Practical Nursing, Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES, 2007
Credits toward Associate Degree in Nursing, Goodwin College 2010-2012
CPR & AED, The American Heart Association, 2011-2013
Caring Nurses, CT, 2012
In-home Hospice/Palliative care provided to terminally ill patients under RN Case Manager supervision.
Implement Palliative care plans and document according to agency policy.
Education provided on disease process, medication, and doctors' orders.
Extend emotional support and comfort to the patient and family as needed.
Maxim Healthcare Services, CT, 2010- 2012
Providing clinical care, support, and assistance to individuals with disabilities.
Administration of medication and daily documentation.
Medication preparation and administration via J-tube/ G-tube.
Strict monitoring and charting of intake/output and vital signs
Hygiene control, skin, wound, and tube site care on a daily basis.
Patient/Family Education provided daily.
SCO Family of Services, NY, 2008-09
Nurse case manager for a teenage mother and child program.
Assist with scheduling and following up on scheduled medical appointments .
Held workshops for mothers’ and children on a variety of health topics and concerns.
Held monthly in-services for staff and program managers.
Conducted 1:1 HIV and Family Planning counseling on a quarterly basis.
Updated and maintained hard copy and electronic medical records on all residents.