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Registrered nurse


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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Certified nursing assistant


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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ICU nurse


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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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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Nurse practitioner

Entry level

Checked on the patient's condition regularly and administered medication as instructed by the physician. Collaborated with social workers and mental health specialists to recommend hospice facilities and rehabilitation programs to patients.

  • Assisted physicians with setting up equipment for patient examinations. Recorded all patient information, treatments, and prescribed medication in the main database.
  • Treated 5-10 patients per day by providing them with thorough hormone health care plans and testosterone replacement therapies following physician's guidelines.
  • Tracked patients' health and documented their progress through charts and detailed reports.
  • Instructed patients on preventative care procedures, directing them towards a healthier lifestyle.
  • Served a broad patient group from different age gaps and with a variety of clinical issues by providing direct medical care, consultation, and referrals.

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Charge nurse


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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Emergency Room nurse


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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Operating room nurse


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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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)


Provided primary patient care and treatments, including temperatures and blood pressure measurement, wound dressing, bedsores treatment, inserting and removing catheters, and administering medication. 

  • Established and maintained patient trust by providing personalized and compassionate care, contributing to over 95% patient/family satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and resilience by seamlessly attending to 20+ patients per day, providing medication, assisting with personal hygiene and grooming, etc.
  • Suggested a new ward organization layout for the 40-bed ward, optimizing efficiency by slashing movements by over 40%.

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Labor and delivery nurse


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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