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Certified nursing assistant

Senior

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.

  • Answered and clarified patient’s concerns making sure that doctors’ orders are followed on time.
  • Ensured a safe and secured environment for patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Embarked into the innovation planning committee; crafted a directory for float staff, introduced colorful scrubs day, created reports, and bulletin boards.
  • Contributed productively to scheduled and non-scheduled changes, emergencies, and stressful environments.
  • Obtained health history, maintained detailed records, and provided patient/ family education tailored towards individual needs.
  • Created informational handouts and designed patient laboratory status letters.

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Registrered nurse

Senior

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.
  • Developed Health Assessment Questionnaire to help the patient indicate the health conditions before physician appointments and allow the physician to document treatments and recommendations.
  • Supervised and directed Certified Nursing Assistants who provided patient care.
  • Administered treatments and provided medications as well as conducted medication education for discharge planning with patients and their families.
  • Facilitated role as charge nurse by supporting other nurses in their job requirements to achieve their daily goals.

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Licensed practical nurse

Entry level

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.

  • Prepared discharge care plans, physical and mental assessments, wound care, diabetic monitoring, and insulin administration.
  • Performed foley catheter insertion, nasogastric tube insertion, gastric tube feeding, and monitoring. Collected laboratory specimens, oxy-meter monitoring, O2 administration, and meal monitoring.
  • Leverage best performance and best practices to optimize clinical operations to build long-lasting relationships with patients.
  • Established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures. Ensure adherence with CDC health and safety guidelines for PPE and hand wash.
  • Coordinated with RN for patient treatment and care plans including administering medication and Accu-Chek blood glucose test. Monitored patients for change in condition, or behavior and document vital signs.

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ICU nurse

Experienced

Provided direct care for up to 3 ICU or 4 Post-op Cardiac Care patients, utilizing the good nursing process, positive attitude, and analytical thinking to manage acute or critically ill patients in the facility with 44-bed ICU, 12-bed Cardiovascular Unit, and 8-bed Cardiac ICU. Selected to train 30 staff members on new equipment.

  • Educated patients and their families regarding the plan of care, treatments, and discharge planning. Perform nursing assessment, collect vital signs, monitor patient status, and provide pain management.
  • Performed CPR/resuscitation to patients in cardiac/respiratory failure as a member of the hospital Code Team.
  • Trained and performed orientation for new staff members, RNs, and nursing students.
  • Facilitated Regional Hospital becoming the first hospital in the nation to receive the demanding JCAHO Sepsis accreditation.
  • Gained broad specialization serving children and adults in post-operative care, indigent family practice, acute care, and patient rehabilitation facilities.

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Nurse practitioner

Senior

Worked alongside a physician to evaluate health histories and address clinical concerns. Order radiology tests and diagnostic studies, including PPD, ECG, and echocardiograms. Performed physical exams and initiate occupational, physical, and speech therapy. Treated a wide range of conditions including chronic co-morbidities, functional decline, common geriatric symptoms, weight loss, and acute/chronic infections.

  • Achieved and maintained average patient satisfaction scores of 9.7 out of 10.
  • Uncovered underlying conditions in repeat patient misdiagnosed as malnutritional to reveal stress-induced psychological issues; adjusted treatment and recovery plan.
  • Selected by the physician to train incoming NPs on accurately performing clinical monitoring, including vital signs, weights, nursing assessments, intake and output, blood glucose, and pulse oximetry.
  • Introduced conferences to educate patients and families on ongoing care and follow-up procedures, promoting optimal patient outcomes.
  • Build reputation among physicians for surpassing expectations, repeatedly taking the initiative to assess patients and recommend treatment plans.
  • Recognized for outstanding bedside manner, maintaining detailed records, and prioritizing patient needs with compassion.

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Emergency Room nurse

Senior

Delivered nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Utilized the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise, and document care and teaching of patients and family. Implemented medically prescribed interventions.

  • Performed direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. Utilized therapeutic communication in daily practice.
  • Treat patients suffering from trauma, injury, or severe medical conditions and require urgent treatment.
  • Remain calm in high-stress and high-pressure situations, quickly identify the best way to stabilize patients and minimize pain.
  • Maintained care standards in the emergency room.
  • Managed patient check-in process, the performance of triage work for doctors, and assisting with initial insurance paperwork.
  • Communicated with doctors and patients to keep everyone updated on test results and treatment recommendations.
  • Collaborated with laboratory personnel and report lab findings back to ER doctors.
  • Assisted in the care of traumas, cardiac arrests, strokes, sexual assaults, and conscious sedation.
  • Demonstrated sound decision-making in emergency scenarios based on patient conditions such as vital signs, patient presentation, and assessments.
  • Provide RN care for all ER patients, as well as handling intubations, defibrillations, auto transfusions, Medlock insertions, and splinting.

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Charge nurse

Senior

In-charge of 39 clients; administered case management for patients with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Conducted initial and in-depth assessments to help determine the best course of treatment for the individual.

  • Formulated and implemented a person-centered recovery plan with clear documentation of goals, objectives, strengths, barriers, and interventions.
  • Provided ongoing case management, including coordination of services, ongoing monitoring of progress, ongoing assessment, and discharge planning.
  • Supervised RN’s and Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure quality patient care is provided.
  • Developed a recruitment process to hire competent nursing professionals and designed training processes for staff to reach organizational goals more effectively.
  • Provided care for patients, including communicating and providing emotional support to family members.
  • Participated in various system meetings including health safety meetings and nursing manager meetings.
  • Monitored nurses on duty and evaluated 24 Hour Nursing summary reports; ensured patients/clients are provided with quality care.

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Labor and delivery nurse

Senior

Assisted the physician/midwife with all aspects of pregnancy and childbirth. Monitored fetal heartbeat and the length and strength of contractions, as well as administered medication, coaching the mother and assisting with any complications that arise.

  • Performed tests on the newborn and guide the mother on all aspects of recovery and infant care.
  • Provided family support and teaching to expectant mothers regarding childbirth during prenatal classes.
  • Updated patient data into digital medical records systems.

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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Senior

Performed point-of-care testing including UA, UPT, EKG, blood sugar, and visual acuity; prepared for and documented all tests/procedures performed by attending physicians. Reviewed patient charts for medical orders at the start, middle, and end of each shift. Followed medical doctor orders; assessed patients and administered medications and injections.

  • Assisted medical providers with laceration procedures, set-up pelvic exams for women, and applied temporary ortho glass splints as ordered.
  • Monitored intake and outputs from catheters, Jackson Prat drainage, and chest tubes.
  • Performed dressing changes, assessed wounds, and provided patient diabetic education.
  • Facilitated wound care, respiratory, and visual acuity treatments; reported critical laboratory reports to MD.
  • Performed intake and output recording and insulin administration; assisted with ambulation and recorded all patient changes.

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Operating room nurse

Senior

Oversaw nursing care during the procedure and ensure the operating room remain sterile. Liaised between patients,  families, and medical team. Provided surgical patients with perioperative care in recovery, procedure, and operating rooms.

  • Monitored patients as they come out of anesthesia and watching for signs of infection or excessive bleeding.
  • Offered pain management and helped patients stay comfortable
  • Communicated with patients and their families about the effects of the surgery and explaining the next steps for post-op care.
  • Stocked operating rooms with sterile surgical equipment, linens, and supplies.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans for surgical patients.
  • Updated patient files and medical records.
  • Maintained safe storage of surgical equipment and supplies.

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