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Professional and reliable registered nurse with experience in providing compassionate patient centered care in intensive care unit environments. Track record of collaborative team leadership and quick decision making in a fast-paced environment. Passionate about offering the highest level of patient care and achieving superior customer service. Offer solid communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build relationships with diverse populations. A quick learner with a desire to continuously learn new skill sets and grow professionally.
Patient-Centered Nursing Care Multidisciplinary Team Leadership Patient Education Assessment and Evaluation Critical Thinking and Decision Making Electrocardiogram Monitoring Nasogastric Insertions Foley Insertions Blood Draws Intravenous Titration Drip Medication
Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse/Resource Nurse May 2013 to Current California Pacific Medical Center (Davies campus) San Francisco, CA The Davies Campus ICU is an 8-bed unit certified as a primary stroke center providing care to patients undergoing stroke, hemorrhage, and microvascular reconstructive surgery. Promoted to Resource Nurse supervising entire floor and providing decision-making, physician communication, and assistance to Charge Nurse. Provide post-operative and post-anesthesia care and recovery management of microvascular surgical patients including craniotomies, aneurysm clippings, and transsphenoidal tumor resections. Assist physicians with bedside procedures including sedation, echocardiograms, central line placements and management, external ventricular drains, intubation, and cardioversions. Implement patient centered care plans for subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, and ischemic CVAs. Conduct neurological assessments using the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) for acute strokes and post procedural cerebral angiograms. Establish rapport with patients and family members with respect to cultural diversity in the heightened stress of an ICU. Transitional Intensive Care Unit Nurse/Relief Charge Nurse February 2011 to May 2014 California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco, CA California Pacific’s TICU is a 10-bed intensive care step-down unit specializing in stroke, epilepsy, and malignant melanoma chemotherapy. Promoted to Relief Charge Nurse within one year of hire based on excellent leadership, organization, and knowledge of critical care procedures. Provided leadership and supervision for nursing team responsible for critically ill ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients. Assessed stroke patients utilizing the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) and other evaluations in collaboration with MD’s, nursing team, and other ancillary departments. Administered, titrated, and monitored chemotherapy and other intravenous drip medications. Monitored patients for vital signs and lethal ECG rhythms and provided appropriate patient care to mitigate conditions. Provided continued health education to patients throughout hospital stay.