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Summary

 I am seeking a new RN-BSN position that will provide me the opportunity to both use my current skills and abilities to provide safe, competent, prioritized care while working collaboratively with others and to continue to grow in my knowledge and proficiency to become an excellent RN. I am committed to giving my best and meeting the needs of my patients and their families.

Work History

Aug 2013Present

Psychiatric RN-BSN

Texas Health Resources Springwood

In this capacity I am responsible for admissions and discharges,medication administration, specimen collection and accurate charting. I collaborate with physicians and social worker to develop comprehensive treatment plans.I provide evidence-based individual therapy for depression and anxiety. As A psychiatric nurse I works with patients’ families and helps educating them about their mental health problems. I provide medication education and hand outs to the patient and family. Set up appointments for after doctor care visits or out patient therapy. Also including medical management performed by a RN at any  major hospital.

Feb 2012Jul 2013

RN II Inpatient

JPS Hosp. Tarrant County Sheriff Department

Conducted patient care in several of the county jails. Doing intake assessments, TB test, lab draws and triage. Worked with the officers and doctors in the clinics to keep a safe environment. Was responsible for blood glucose checks and insulin administration. Making MARs correct and accurate. While working with in the parameters set out by the jail officials.

Sep 2008Feb 2012

LVN Inpatient Crisis Stabilization Unit

JPS Hospital

In this capacity I collaborate closely with Doctors and other members of the interdisciplinary team related to patients needs and medical issues that arise. I do or supervise groups for process and medication teaching help them with coping skills and stress management training. Collecting labs, vitals and accurate charting.

Jul 2007Oct 2008

LVN Charge Nurse

North Pointe Nursing and Rehab

I was responsible for accurate charting and record keeping.Wound care and skin inspections.Diabetic care including insulin administration and blood glucose checks.Take and follow up on orders from physicians and call with critical assessment data and relay it correctly. to receive new orders.Medicare charting and charting by exception.Monitor dining area and assist with nutrition.Monitor staff under me to assure their duties are carried out.Administer PO narcotics or IV fluids or antibiotics.Apply wound vacs.

Dec 2006Jul 2007

Home Health LVN

Cuidado Casero Home Health and Hospice

I Set appointments with clients.Wound care in homes along with monitoring and measuring wounds and working with wound care specialist.IV infusions in home.Safety checks when client returning from home from hospital. Help with acquiring DME equipment. Set up medications for the week or the month.Blood draws for labs ordered. Report to Doctor with weekly results and carry out further orders.

Aug 2005Dec 2006

LVN Charge Nurse

North Pointe Nursing and Rehab

I was responsible for accurate charting and record keeping.Wound care and skin inspections.Diabetic care including insulin administration and blood glucose checks.Take and follow up on orders from physicians and call with critical assessment data and relay it correctly. to receive new orders.Medicare charting and charting by exception.Monitor dining area and assist with nutrition.Monitor staff under me to assure their duties are carried out.Administer PO narcotics or IV fluids or antibiotics.Apply wound vacs.

Jan 2005Aug 2005

LVN Charge

Lake Lodge Nursing and Rehab

I was responsible for accurate charting and record keeping.Wound care and skin inspections.Diabetic care including insulin administration and blood glucose checks.Take and follow up on orders from physicians and call with critical assessment data and relay it correctly. to receive new orders.Medicare charting and charting by exception.Monitor dining area and assist with nutrition.Monitor staff under me to assure their duties are carried out.Administer PO narcotics or IV fluids or antibiotics.Apply wound vacs.

Education

Sep 2014Apr 2015

RN to BSN 

University of Texas at Arlington

Graduated with my  BSN.

May 2011May 2012

Associates Degree

Weatherford College

Associates Degree in Nursing May 2012.

PHI THEATA KAPPA Honors.

Sep 2003Oct 2004

LVN

Concorde Career Institute

  • Salutitorian
  • Dean's List 
  • Florence Nightingale Awards

Skills

Triage Skills
Assessment Skills
Phlebotomy

Certifications

Mar 2011Mar 2017

BLS

American Heart Assoc.
Mar 2011Mar 2017

ACLS

American Heart Assoc.