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Objective: Seek the Position of Registered Nurse
Expert Registered Nurse with over twelve years of experience performing professional nursing work of considerable difficulty, including the care of clients as outlined by physicians and the objectives and policies of the institution; exercising supervision over LPNs and Nurse Aides in both NF-ICF/MR Facility and jail; performing related work as required.
Strong ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
Remarkable ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Sound ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Solid ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Uncommon ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Remarkable ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Immense ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
In-depth ability to interact with persons from varied socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
Considerable skill in nursing techniques; skill in the supervision and training the LPNs and Nurse Aides.
Great knowledge professional nursing principles and techniques; medical terminology; hospital routine and equipment; and medicines and narcotics.
Excellent ability to apply nursing techniques; observe and record symptoms and behavior; keep records and prepare reports; gain the interest, respect and cooperation of clients; and plan and organize.
Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Strong ability to relate appropriately to, communicate effectively with, and develop trust in relationships with diverse patient population and with staff.
Proven ability to meet and exceed the Service Excellence Standards of TVHC, Inc.
Profound ability and willingness to work on an as-needed basis in order to meet operational needs of the clinic.
Tom Private Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Provide nursing services including: medications and injections to patients as directed by the providers; immunizations; referrals to other providers and community health resources; and health instruction to patients or following examinations.
Monitor patient flow and, in the case of patient overflow, assist health aides in preparation of examination rooms, preparation of patients for exam, and taking of vital signs of patients. Perform other routine procedures (i.e., weighing and measuring), as necessary.
Supervise all nursing functions at the clinic site assigned including immediate supervision of other nurses to assure conformance with established standards and procedural requirements.
Assist Clinical Services Manager to adequately supply routine medical supplies; reorder supplies through established purchasing procedures.
Maintain updated file of referrals and provide referral information to Medical Director.
Triage all medical calls and drop-in patients for the clinic.
Participate in general and medical staff meetings as required.
Assist in preparation of nursing, health aide and support staff schedules and assure that adequate coverage is provided to providers and clinic sessions.
Assist the Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Services Manager and Chief Executive Officer on matters relating to nursing practice and participate in development of policies and protocols for patient care.
Perform all duties and services in full compliance with TVHC=s Service Excellence Standards.
State Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 1996 - 2002
Assessed the condition and care of clients to determine if there is a need to contact the consulting physician.
Instructed LPNs and Nurse Aides in the proper care of clients; administered prescribed medications orally and by injection.
Provided treatments using therapeutic equipment.
Took temperatures, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure and heart beat to detect deviations from normal.
Directed and supervised the work of staff health care in the facility, prepared care plans, assessments, and pharmacy audits; supervised staff, medication review, reviewed physician's orders, updating physician visits.
Coordinated care of clients, monitored documentations, ensured enforcements of rules and regulations, including staff and requirements.
Performed emergency treatments.
State Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 1993 - 1996
Nursing Intern (under the supervision of a Registered Nurse)
Conducted patient care teaching and discharged planning.
Assisted patients with personal hygiene, nutrition and daily activities.
Reinforced and assisted in educating and teaching patients/significant other(s) as delegated by the professional care provider.
Acquired knowledge in the processes of patient assessment, reassessment and nursing plan of care.
Practiced principles necessary to maintain a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.
Developed skills in orienting and delegating to non-licensed staff.
Collected, reported and documented data related to direct patient care activities.
Assisted with indirect patient care activities such as providing a clean, efficient and safe patient care environment, companion care, chaperoning the physician during patient examinations/procedures, housekeeping, transporting, stocking and maintenance tasks.
Education and Professional Training
Minneapolis Licensed Registered Nurse
Bachelor of Nursing, New York University, NY (1992)