• 1006 Baird Ave SE Paris, Ohio

Amanda Sullivan

Registered Nurse

Summary

I am a dedicate nurse with 17 years experience as a Registered Nurse in hospital settings, including Pediatrics, NICU, and LDRP. I am enthusiastic and have excellent people skills, organizational skills, clinical skills and I work hard. 

Education

Education

Associates of Science in Nursing

Aug 1995 - Jun 1998
Lakeland Community College

Associates of Science majoring in Nursing

Undergraduate Required Courses

Aug 1992 - Jun 1994
Kent State University

Mostly just university required courses. 

High School Diploma

Aug 1988 - Jun 1992
Minerva High School


Work History

Work History

LDRP OB Nurse

Apr 2010 - Jul 2016
Alliance Community Hospital

Under direction of the Physician, provides care to the obstetrical patient during the antepartum and intrapartum phases of pregnancy
Applies knowledge of the labor and delivery process through the application and interpretation of the fetal/uterine tracing
Evauation of sterile examinations to monitor the progression of labor, or lack of progression
Monitoring and care of the patient undergoing an epidural, assist the anesthesiologist with hemodynamic monitoring
Pre-operative care and education for patient undergoing a cesarean section, and recovery and stabilization of the delivered patient.
Develop patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
Assist doctors with deliveries, and repair of lacerations, Circumcisions, and bedside procedures.
Induction of labor for post dates, or high risk pregnancies via IV medictation or cervical medications
Placement of internal monitors such as fetal scalp electrodes and internal uterine pressure devices and amniotic infusions
Aids doctor with drapes, gloves, gowns, sets up sterile delivery table
Educate and assist the woman to push when completely dilated
Encourage Skin to skin time, and initiating breastfeeding
Monitor for post-Partum hemorage, provides assessments and care of the postpartum patient and neonate, provide education to the mother on care, feeding and security of the infant. Assure that the patient and infant are prepared for discharge.
Intitial newborn assessment and stabilization, assigning apgar scores, Ballard scoring, monitoring for proper transitioning, and basic newborn assessments and monitoring for hypoglycemia, and jaundice, feeding issues, infections, newborn hearing screening, collection of Newborn PKU
Provide complete nursing care for gynecological surgical patients
Charge Nurse, making necessary changes based on evaluation of staffing requirements and floor assignments.

NICU Nurse

Jun 2006 - May 2009
Aultman Hospital

Function as a critical care nurse in the care of newborns that are sick or premature or who had birth complications
Monitoring of vitals by a cardiac and respiratory monitor, arterial line
Monitoring temperatures and physical assessment of neonates, to notify the doctors of any changes or concerns
Nutritional support by oral feeds, nasogastric tube feeds, and IV total parental nutrition
Respitory support of neonates with high flow O2, CPAP, intubation assistance, ventilator and oscillator monitoring,
Peripheral IV placements, and IV medication administration, nasal gastric tube placement, blood administration
Incubator monitoring, developmental and psychological support of ill and/or premature neonates
Education and support of parents, encouraging family involvement

Pediatric Nurse

Dec 1997 - Jun 2006
Rainbow Babies & Childrens Hospital of University Hospitals

Provide age appropriate care to babies and children on a Medical And Surgical floor
Assessment of pediatric patients, vital signs, medication administration orally, intravenously, or via feeding tube
Peritoneal Dialysis
Drawing labs off of central lines, insertion of mediports
Care of patients with medical problems such as Asthma exacerbations, cystic fibrosis, chronic renal failure, epilepsy, RSV, patients with Tracheotomies and on ventilators
Care of post surgical patients such as spinal fusions, brain tumor resections, appendectomies, cholecystectomies, orthopedic surgeries, tethered cord release, tendon releases, trauma and burns and more
Charge nurse of a 32 bed unit, coordinating placement of new admissions, and post surgical patients, as well as PICU transfers
Preceptor of new nurses, and nursing students

Certifications

Certifications

Registered Nurse (RN)

Sep 1998 - Nov 2017
Ohio State


Neonatal Resuscitation Proficiency (NRP)

Oct 2015 - Oct 2017
Alliance Community Hospital


S.T.A.B.L.E. Certification

Jan 2015 - Jan 2017
Aultman Hospital


Basic Life Support (BLS)

Sep 2014 - Sep 2016
Alliance Community Hospital


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

May 2014 - May 2016
Alliance Community Hospital