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.
Managed 35 clients; performed first aid, immunizations and assisted in convalescence and rehabilitation. Optimized patient care by providing rehabilitation and treatment plans to accelerate patient recovery; minimized pain, discomfort, infections, and complications. Assigned job duties to the nursing staff.
Provided care for clients with various forms of mental illness, ensures maintenance of therapeutic milieu and communication. Intervened in crises for out-of-control patients according to established treatment plans.
Utilized clinical pathways and nursing process to care for geriatric or rehabilitative patients in a long-term care facility that also provides acute care plus physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Administered medication, initiate treatment plans for chronically ill patients, and provide support to staff, patients, and their families.
Provided care to patients performing various general tasks, including pain management, physical assessments, and medication administration. Coordinated with physicians and other medical professionals to coordinate treatment and care plans including administering medication and IV medications.
Provided comprehensive health care to patients suffering from behavioral problems and mental health disorders. Worked with children with developmental, behavioral, and mental health conditions, conduct tests, and communicate diagnostic results to their families.