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Dedicated Registered Nurse offering extensive experience providing the highest level of nursing care to pediatric, as well as adult patients within hospitals and other healthcare settings. Highly skilled in formulating diagnosis through diligent observation, inspection, palpation, auscultation, record reviews, and patient interviews. Personable team leader player with proven ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with physicians, specialists, therapists, nursing colleagues, and other professionals.
Registered Nursing License, State of Texas – Expires November 2015 Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification – 9/2012 to present
Professional Value Offered
Direct Patient Care Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for patients. Performed assessment, care planning, medication administration, vital signs, intravenous therapy, and patient and parent education in hospital settings. Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses. Clinical Skills Routinely demonstrated medical proficiency by performing EKGs, chemistry analyses, urinalysis and hematology for adult and pediatric patients. Proficient in starting and maintaining IVs, medication and oxygen administration, nebulizer treatments, venipuncture, and catheter placement. Reporting Prepared regular charts on patient’s health related history, medication restrictions and allergies. Documented patient information obtained from intake interviews. Patient Education Performed a wide variety of health and wellness educational and awareness activities, including tobacco cessation programs, and healthy eating classes Encouraged patients to be active participants in their recovery. Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients. Provided guidance and instruction on disease management, preventive healthcare, and medication management to both patient and family members. Collaboration Routinely conferred with doctors on diagnosis, prognosis, comparisons of medications, reactions and patient recovery instructions. Worked as key member of multi-disciplined team of healthcare professionals in hospitals, family clinics, and other medical environments. Staff Training and Management Ensured optimal patient care by creating staff schedules according to floor volume and demands. Served as resource, mentor, and preceptor to new nursing staff. Provided guidance, supervision, advice and technical responses to less experienced nurses and other support personnel.
Health Promotion Nurse Educator January 2012 Brooke Army Medical Center/Department of Preventive Medicine Fort Sam Houston, TX Serve as tobacco cessation program manager responsible for delivery weekly tobacco cessation classes and follow-up phone calls up to a year post graduation. Instruct adult 12 week group lifestyle balance series focused on healthy eating, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Author informative health and wellness articles for monthly newsletter. Plan and participate in health fairs. Drive influenza mission by screening patients and administering influenza vaccines to children and adults.