by Jasmine Brennan
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Compassionate and diligent healthcare professional with a track record of providing effective patient care. Comfortable in fast paced, urgent situations and adept in crisis management. Successful in managing time, efficiently prioritizing tasks and exercising sound judgement to ensure optimal care.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Pyxis for medication administration
Wound dressing changes and pressure ulcer prevention
Insertion and Management of Nasogastric Tubes
Maintenance of Gastrostomy Tubes
Continuous Bladder Irrigation management
Peritoneal Dialysis Exchanges
Intravenous Catheter Insertions
Patient Controlled Analgesic Pump Administration
Power port needle insertion
Management of care under contact, droplet, and airborne isolation
Leadership and Preceptor Experience
Critical thinker in hectic situations
Care of patients during Codes and Rapid Responses
Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams
Chest tube and tracheal tube maintenance
Psychiatric patient care
Vaccinations and injections
Physical examinations and safety checks
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Registered Professional Nurse – License Number # (Expires – May 2018)
National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Provider Certificate (Expires – May 2018)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider (Expires – Feb 2018)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Major: Nursing – University Name: City, State (Dec 2008)
EMPLOYER A: CITY, STATE (2009 – PRESENT)
REGISTERED NURSE – NEURO-STROKE UNIT
Provide care to a team of 5-7 patients including the administration of medications and intravenous fluids, including narcotics. Leverage relationship cultivation skill set to collaborate with physicians, social workers, case managers, and therapists to provide the best hospital stay and interventions possible.
- Provide exceptional care to both medical and surgically ill patients in conjunction with physician’s orders.
- Perform Neurological assessments using NIH stroke scale.
- Monitor Telemetry.
- Lead the collection of labs and specimens for interpretation.
- Responsible for the maintenance of central lines.
- Drive client satisfaction efforts by regularly going above and beyond; educate patient and families through demonstrations.
- Ensure that basic client needs are met by grooming and bathing patients.
- Prepare patients for surgery.
Serve as Charge RN for a 52 bed floor with a team of staff nurses; simultaneously manages 5-7 patients.
- Ensure client satisfaction by resolving issues and adequately addressing patient complaints.
- Leverage management capabilities by developing schedules to ensure sufficient staffing for the floor.
- Provide hands on, direct management by assisting and coaching staff nurses as needed.
- Maintain a patient team of 5-6 patients as well as being Charge RN.
Support efficiency and quality client care as the preceptor to newly hired RNs by providing hands on training and regularly introducing professional development opportunities.
- Enable compliance and high standards of client care by demonstrating all policies and procedures of the unit. Ensure that all core competencies required for success are developed and acquired.
- Supervise care during the preliminary onboarding process and intervene when necessary.
As Unit Representative Wound Care Committee member, perform prevalence surveys every 3 months to assess increase or decrease in hospital associated pressure ulcers and wounds.
- Complete paperwork for hospital wide census.
- Perform physical examinations.
Shift Report Committee responsibilities include the supervision of staff RNs and CNAs, assessment of skill sets, and subsequent feedback in order to facilitate performance improvement opportunities.
- Develop effective techniques for hand off shift reports.
- Create templates for quality, detailed reports.
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Trained in Care Connection Charting System, Cerner Sorian Clinicals Charting System and Kronos Workforce