Work History

Work History
Apr 2009 - May 2011


Baton Rouge Senior Health Services
  • Manages care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Instructs patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Monitors acute conditions.
  • Trains new nurses on facility protocols and patient care
  • Provides patient education.
  • Ensures HIPAA compliance. 
  • Arranges for diagnoses and treatments of patients with chronic and acute health problems (MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia.
  • Assists patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Delegates staff nurse duties as defined by state law
  • Evaluates patient care needs, prioritizes treatment, and maintains patient flow.
  • Provides treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. 
  • Follows infection control procedures.
  • Takes and records patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Tests patients' blood glucose levels.
  • Offers skillful patient care by prioritizing nursing diagnoses through assessment skills
  • Monitors fluid intake and output levels
  • Provides quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
Apr 2007 - Apr 2009

Patient Care Tech

Lima Memorial Health System
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Tested patients' blood glucose levels.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Recorded fluid intake and output levels.
  • Obtained vitals for a floor of 25 patients per shift.
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patients.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene and grooming.
Apr 2006 - Apr 2007

Resident Aid

The Wyngate Senior Living
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients.
  • Assisted patients with games, crafts, cooking, music, reading and other activities.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.


Jan 2005 - Aug 2008

Practical Nursing

James A. Rhodes State College

Under supervision of clinical instructor,

  • during medical surgical rotation, changed various wounds, gave post-surgery care
  • during oncology rotation provided empathetic and efficient nursing care to patients, patient/family education
  • arranged for patients' care during labor+delivery phase, and post delivery, offered empathic support and provided patient education prior to discharge on obstetrics floor
  • during pediatric rotation delivered skilled nursing care to infants, educated parents on disease and educated parents on discharge instructions
Aug 2004 - Dec 2004

Did not graduate

University of Findlay
  • Researched for and wrote essays on designated subjects for writing class
  • Spent time with elderly family as part of exchange program with international students
  • Extensively interviewed American students as part of class assignment on American culture
  • Presented to class applicant's own culture information as part of assignment in public speaking class



Nursing skills

Areas of clinical experience include running peritoneal dialysis, taking vital signs, changing enteral tube feeding bags, completing complex wound care changes Extensive experience with intradermal purified tuberculin administration Hospice and palliative care experience Intravenous therapy OB/GYN experience Culturally competent care Clinical training Strong medical ethic Patient evaluation and intervention Strong clinical judgment Solid background in critical care nursing Proficiency with computerized charting Advanced problem-solving skills Enthusiastic care giver Diabetes, Hospice, and Stroke Patient Care Knowledge of medical terminology Demonstrated phone communication experience Solid clinical skills coupled with patient-focused people skills Experienced in wound cleaning and care Skilled NG tube insertion and removal Strong knowledge of infection control standards Medical terminology proficient Acute and rehabilitative care IV drug therapy management Feeding assistance Mobility assistance Tracheotomy care provider Foley catheter insertion/removal Colostomy care Gastroenteral nutrition Insulin medication assistance Body mechanics Catheter insertion/removal care Chart preparation and filing Client relationship development Drug administration and dosage Daily living activity assistance Obtaining/charting vital signs Patient and family advocacy Patient positioning CPR Certified  

Community Involvement

Volunteers and assists pastor at local church.



Caldiopulmonary Resuscitation

Jul 2008 - Aug 2012

License for Practical Nursing

Ohio Board of Nursing