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Years Experience Nurse

Malverne, NY
August 10, 2012

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Objective: Licensed nurse with over * years experience with track record of providing quality care and building relationships with Physicians, pharmacist, nurses etc.

Summary of Qualifications:

More than six years experience as a licensed nurse in different setting such as ICU, Med/Surg, Telemetry

Excellent communication skills to follow written and verbal instructions, along with the ability to understand technical and pharmaceutical terminology.

Strong mathematical skills to correctly compute fractions, ratios, percentages and totals.

Excellent communication skills to consistently interact with patients, families and staff in a courteous manner; and to maintain positive working relationships with them.

Strong knowledge of and skill in aseptic technique and good physical dexterity to manipulate vials, needles and other IV products.

Dedicated, self driven, focused, and results, oriented; always one step ahead of the challenge

Great physical stamina (to lift and carry up to 60 pounds and to remain standing or walking in an alert state of mind for prolonged periods of time) to perform the essential functions of the position.

Strong knowledge of Windows, Word and Excel operating systems, and other basic software applications.


Long Island University (1998-2002) Bachelors in Science

VEEB- Associates in Nursing (LPN)

Member of the National Association of the Pharmaceutical Representatives

CNPR certificate number is 576832011

Certifications: BLS, ACLS, PALS

East Rockaway Progressive Care Center (February 2010 – present) (Per Diem)

Responsible to planning, management and organization of the unit.

Responsible for direct patient care 24-hour accountability for unit problem.

Maintained the communication and support medical and administer staff of clinic.

Prepared the flexible budget for the assigned areas.

UNC Pediatrics/ DUKE CLINIC on assignment (December 2008 – December 2009)

Pediatric Nurse

Provided bedside care to children with critical or chronic illness or injuries

Responsible for assessing patients, administering medicines and providing treatment

Handled the tasks of maintaining proper records of patients, their family history and related documents

Responsible for initial medical examination of patients like diagnosing illness, injuries and physical check up

Performed tasks like collecting urine samples and stool

Responsible for conducting eye examination, recording temperature and vital symptoms, counting heart beat and respiratory rate

Provided instructions and suggestions to patients and their families

Assisted doctors in conducting major operations

Diagnosed patients by using stethoscopes and sphygmomanometers

Responsible for measuring body temperature, blood pressure and other vital signs

Built good relationship with patients and their families

Huntington Beach hospital (March 2006 – November 2008)

Med/Surg, ICU, Telemetry

Responsible for the close monitoring of patient's pre and post operative open heart, MI screening, cardiac and peripheral diagnostic procedures.

Provided the patient care and prepare patient for stress and echocardiogram testing.

To achieve the optimum patient care worked with the cardiologist and surgeons.

Monitored various drainage devices and chest tube with the pump and pacer wires.

Maintained a calm, caring and positive environment throughout the shift time.

Handled the queries and problems of the patient and families.

Resolved the queries and troubleshoot the problems.

Responsible for providing the head charge on 20-bed of surgical unit.

Responsible for providing the therapies and treatments on scheduled time.

Coordinated the discharge planning.

Nilam Patel

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