Optimized patient care by creating a safe, hygienic, and high-quality hospital environment; continually worked to accelerate patient recovery by minimizing infections. Offered health education to patients and families and coordinated with other departments such as social services, recreational and group therapists. Worked in all medical units including Neuro, CVCU, CVPCU, ICU, Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery, Oncology, Observation, Post-op, Pre-op, Rehab, Orthopedic, Med Surg, and PACU.
Performed routine tasks including grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, serving meals, feeding patients, ambulating, and positioning patients as well as providing fresh water and nourishment between meals. Counseled patients regarding pre-op, post-op, and follow-up instructions.
Provided direct care to patients with long- and short-term treatment by carefully observing day-to-day patients’ health and wellness including overall patient health, recovery, and reactions to treatment.