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Work History

Apr 2013Present

Nurse Extern

Harris Methodist Southwest

As a nurse extern, I'm responsible for doing vitals, rounding on patients, assisting with ADLs, giving baths, turning patients, feeding, and drawing labs. I'm also able to insert IVs and catheters if the opportunity appears. I also help in training new patient care techs and nurse externs.

Aug 2009Jul 2013

Assistant Store Manager

The Vitamin Shoppe

I provided information and products to meet customers’ needs. Conducted meetings outlining weekly goals. Met goals in sales, upt, and average sale. I did outside marketing and interviewing for future employees. Trained current employees for internal promotion. Received and unloaded freight. I created schedules and conducted loss prevention self-audits. 

Education

Nursing Skills and Experiences

Over two years experience on a progressive care unit. Two years clinical experience in Med/Surg, OB, Pedi, and high acuity care. Skills acquired include bathing, assistance in transferring, IV starts, lab draws, PICC line care, properly checking vitals, checking of blood glucose, drawing and giving medication in PO, IV, IM, and rectal routes, assessment of patient from head to toe as well as focused, and applying of dressings to wounds. Lab Draw Champion on current PCU2 floor. Received additional training for finger stick lab draws. Chosen as one of two nurse externs to evaluate new butterfly needles. Often called upon by other nurses to help with lab draws on hard-to-stick patients. Fluently able to communicate with patients in English and Spanish in a diverse setting.

Certifications

Mar 2014Mar 2019

Vision and Hearing Screening

Texas Department of Health Services
Aug 2014Aug 2016

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers

Dunn CPR

Mission Statement

I am pursuing a graduate nurse position with a hospital that will provide me with opportunities to sharpen my caretaking skills. I look to provide competent and prudent care to my patients. I seek to join committees to improve health care on my floor and in the hospital.