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Jennifer L Rogers

Registered Nurse -                                                   The Force Is Strong With This One!

Education

Jan 2012Dec 2013

Associate Degree of Nursing A.A.S.

Weatherford College

Salutatorian 

Work History

Nov 2014Present

Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery

Weatherford Regional Medical Center

Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards. 

Performs in the role of Charge Nurse: makes pt. assignments, assist RN's with delegation of duties, collaborates with other areas of the hospital to provide pt. care.

Monitor fetal strips and provide care or interventions based on interpretation.

Circulate in the OR for various procedures such as c-sections and tubal ligation.  Recover pt. following OR procedures.

Scrub for various OR procedures including the set-up, the correct counting of all instruments and sponges, documentation, prep of the patient and assist physicians with instruments.

Assist physicians with delivery of infant. Recover mother and infant after delivery. Recover mother after procedures.

Triage patients to rule out labor per EMTALA.  Discharge patients to home or other areas of the hospital.  

Start IV's, blood draws, catheter insertion, FSE placements and other procedures as ordered.

Care for newborn after delivery including stabilization of infant, documentation of infant weight and birth status, and place infant skin to skin where available. 

Assists in admission/transfer/discharge. Provides and revises patient activities of daily living based on patient/family preferences. Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently. Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk. Enters orders into computer or manual system if appropriate. Documents accurately and appropriately. 

Jul 2014Mar 2015

Registered Nurse

LifeCare Centers of America

Documents patient care for up to seven patient's services by charting in patient and department records. Admit and discharge patients.

Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.  Oversee pt. care by LVNs.

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care.

Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills.

Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

Monitors and interprets lab data and base care on those results.

Provide education to patients and/or family members based on knowledge level and acuity.

Feb 2014Jun 2014

Registered Nurse

Parkland Health and Hospital System

Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards. Passed (85% or above) Medication Examination 

Monitor fetal strips and provide care or interventions based on interpretation.

Circulate in the OR for various procedures such as c-sections, D&C, tubal ligation, and hematoma/laceration repairs.

Scrub for various OR procedures including the set-up, the correct counting of all instruments and sponges, documentation, prep of the patient and assist physicians with instruments.

Assist physicians and CNMW with delivery of infant.Recover mother after delivery. Recover mother after procedures.

Observe and care for high risk antepartum patients.Discharge patients to home or other areas of the hospital.

Start IV's, blood draws, catheter insertion and other procedures as ordered.

Care for newborn after delivery including stabilization of infant, documentation of infant weight and birth status, and place infant skin to skin where available. 

Assists in admission/transfer/discharge. Provides and revises patient activities of daily living based on patient/family preferences. Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently. Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk. Enters orders into computer or manual system if appropriate. Documents accurately and appropriately. 

Apr 2013Jan 2014

Resident Care Attendant

Samaritan House

Provides assistance to patient according to plan of care.

Assist staff in identification of drug or alcohol use among residents in treatment programs.

Provides patient education related to their medications, needs, or questions.

Order medications for patients as needed. 

Count patient medications, sign in medications, and order as needed. 

Participate in controlled substance medication count twice a shift.  

Dispense over the counter medication as needed.

Perform vital signs on monthly basis and document.  Assist residents with daily living tasks.  

Maintain safe and secure environment.

Assess patients related to their complaints.   Provide care in emergent situations up to and including: CPR, altering 911 and ambulance, first aid.  

Maintain communication between nurse and other RCA's.  Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.  Documents accurately and appropriately. 

Aug 2012Mar 2013

Patient Care Technician

Texas Health Resources

Provides assistance to patient according to plan of care. Patient needs and requests are responded to promptly and courteously.Patient’s desired outcomes and rights are respected. Keeps patient environment clean and maintains safe environment. Anticipates patient/family and visitor needs and takes action to meet those needs and rounds as appropriate.

Nurse is notified promptly of perceived risks to patient safety and patient immediate needs.  Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse. Assists in admission/transfer/discharge. 

Provides and revises patient activities of daily living based on patient/family preferences.

Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently. Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk.

Documents accurately and appropriately. In collaboration/consultation with the nurse, adapts care to reflect patient population. 

Professionalism in appearance (adheres to dress code policy and provides a calm, welcoming demeanor at all times, promoting a quiet, organized work environment.Work area is kept neat, organized and supplied.

Oct 2009May 2010

Internet Sales Manager

Huggins Honda

Handle all incoming sales calls/internet leads for new automotive sales

Responsible for maintaining company website including specials, coupons, general editing, etc.

Assist General Manager with ad source reporting and management of funds.

Responsible for communication with several departments for appointments, pricing schedules and incentive information. Liable for sales forecasts, maintaining adequate pace, meeting deadlines and exceeding sales goals

Jan 2007Apr 2009

Internet Sales Manager

Frank Kent Motor Company

Managed 6 individuals including but not limited to: interviewing, hiring, discipline, training and development of employees.

Constructed work schedules for and training of other employees. Attended bi-monthly sales meetings and Internet training sessions.    Participated in selected committees for betterment of company.

Responsible for incoming sales leads via phone, email and fax.  Handled all aspects of customer relations through pricing, product knowledge and setting appointments with department managers.

Responsible for communication with several departments for appointments, pricing schedules and incentive information. Liable for sales forecasts, maintaining adequate pace, meeting deadlines and exceeding sales goals.  

Awarded Employee of the Year in 2001 and awarded Employee of the Month countless times.

Certifications

Nov 2016Nov 2018

ACLS

American Heart Association
Mar 2016Mar 2018

NRP

AHA
Jan 2016Jan 2018

CPR BLS

Interests

I love reading!  I love watching sports, in particular the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Stars (and my kids, too)!  I can crochet a square and would love to learn to make a circle.  I love to watch comedies and action movies.  I enjoy going to theme parks and riding the roller coasters!  I plan on returning to school to complete my BSN and MSN in the near future.

References

Bonnie Garcia

RN - Charge Nurse
WRMC Labor and Delivery
817-914-4472

Hannah Thomson

RN
WRMC Labor and Delivery
806-477-9615

Skills

Centricity 
Epic Software

Clinical Sites

Kindred Hospital - January 2012/May 2012

LIfecare Hospital - September 2012/December 2012

John Peter Smith Hospital - September 2012/May 2013

Baylor Hospital - September 2013/December 2013

Cook Children's Hospital - April 2013/May 2013

North Texas State Hospital Wichita Falls - August 2013