Holly King  CMSRN, BSN, RN

Registered Nurse

Summary

A focused, responsible, and experienced registered nurse who has provided excellent healthcare to her patients. Holly has worked in diverse nursing environments from the pediatric to geriatric population and has taken on many challenging positions involving complex and sometimes conflicting nursing responsibilities. She is charismatic, highly driven individual who sets high standards for herself and her patients. As a professional, she is able to correctly balance her compassion and empathy along with being assertive when necessary. Demonstrates superior critical thinking and problem solving as a staff nurse and Charge nurse.

Professional

  • Performs well in fast paced, high pressured environments with effective critical thinking, time management and multi-tasking skills while advocating for patients
  • Provide psychological and physical support to patients and families without discrimination or judgement
  • Organized workload and managed time effectively with multiple roles and duties patient assignment along with acting Charge
  • Up to date with technology and advanced computer programs and skills relevant to effective and competent  patient care
  • Nursing standards enforced, limitations recognized in clinical practice
  • Enhances quality of care and increased patient satisfaction through exceptional patient management skills 

Work Experience

Work History
2015 - Present

Registered Nurse

VA ASPINWALL

LOYAL SOURCE:  

  • Documentation on BCMA administration of medications
  • Physical assessments of patients,and documentation on CPRS
  • Access of central lines along with dressing changes.
  •  Maintenance of foleys, rectal tubes, ileostomies/colostomies, G/J tubes, NG tubes, JP drains, chest tubes and drains, tracheotomies, wound vacs
  • Use of DME equipment such as Kangaroo pumps and Alaris pumps
2015 - Present

Correctional Nurse

Allegheny County Jail
  • Draft incident reports and manage documentation to ensure appropriate medications,
  • Intake department for admissions
  • Legal documents, evaluations, and daily assessments for patients
  • Oversaw patient paperwork and medication administration
  • Assisted in medical code responses for inmates
  • Sick call visits to inmates on PODs
  • Completed Yearly physical Assessment 
Jun 2015 - Jan 2016

Acute Care Nurse

Select Specialties LTAC
  •  Provided ventilator and tracheotomy care, suctioning when necessary
  • Managenent of wounds, dressing and wound vacs
  • Inserted  of nasogastric tubes for decompression and feedings.
  • Enteral tube feeding with kangaroo pumps
  • IVs insertion, access of central lines, dressing changes
  • Legal documentation of patient paperwork
  • Medication administration
Oct 2009 - Aug 2014

Hospice Care Nurse

FAMILY HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE

Hospice Care Nurse

  •  Draft incident reports and manage documentation to ensure appropriate medications, admissions, legal documents, evaluations, and daily assessments for patients
  • Provide patient and family education and support
  •  Handle death announcements including making calling to doctors, coroner's office, and funeral home
  •  Provide code purple assistance for patients with quickly declining health conditions
  •  Arrange transportation of critically ill patients to symptom management center 
2003 - 2009

Casual & Full-Time Registered Nurse

UPMC HEALTH SYSTEM-CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL
Casual & Full-Time Registered Nurse  Handled medication administration and documentation in M/S, ortho, neuro, transplant, ENT, trauma, rehab, and GI surgical units  Provided patient assessment, stoma, jp, trach, chest tube, and foley care  Received computer training in Cerner, WP 6.1 Additional Professional
2007 - 2008

Travel Agency Registered Nurse-Medical/surgical

JOHN HOPKINS BAYVIEW HOSPITAL UPMC HEALTH SYSTEM-CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL
  • Travel Agency Registered Nurse-Medical/Surgical Units
  • Responsibilities included surgical patients in post operations from first day through discharge
  • Provided wound and pain management with pca and epidurals
  • Handled medication administration and documentation
  • Operated Meditech computer system, Alaris pumps, Kangaroo pumps
Jan 2007 - Sep 2007

ALEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL

ALEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL
  • Per Diem Pool 
  • Worked across departments including Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Cancer Center, Urology, GI surgery, Trauma, and Medical-Surgical Units 
  • Operated Sunrise computer system and Mtech computer system 
  • Performed physical assessments, IV insertions and blood draws, stoma care, JP, chest tube, foley, and trach

Clincial Experience