Carlina Etwaroo

  • Valley Stream NY - New York

Licenced Practical Nurse

Summary

To obtain a position as a Practical Nurse where my clinical experience encompasess a wide range of  patient care in a holistic manner that will enhance the proficiency of your health care facility with opportunity for advancement

Work History

Work History
Feb 2008 - Present

Licensed Practical Nurse

Narco Freedom

Safely dispense  liquid, pill and disk form of Methadone to patients as prescribed by a doctor in an outpatient setting. Weigh liquid Methadone and do calculation of medication for opening and closing of the clinic. Assess patients before medicating for safe administration. Nursing assessments for patient admission and physical. Vital signs, EKG, administer vaccination and PPD .  Maintain patient charts up to date with medication reconciliation, accurate PPD readings, and nurses progress notes.  Prepare information and chart for reinstatements and dose verifications.  Provide supportive nursing care.

Jul 2007 - Dec 2007

Licensed Practical Nurse

Polk County Juvenile Detention Center-Bartow FL

Medication administration as prescribed by a doctor as well as on standing  order for OTC according to protocol.  Examine, assess, and treat youth daily for sick call as well as schedule necessary medical appointments such as for OB/GYN and dental appointments for inmates.  Suicide risk and physical exam nursing assessment.  Ordered medication prescribed for the youth for medication compliance and regimen.  Phlebotomy for necessary lab work , EKG,  administered vaccinations and PPD placement. Maintained and ordered supplies for inventory and kept medical department stocked.  

Feb 2006 - Mar 2007

Licensed Practical Nurse-dispensing

Bridge Plaza Narco Freedom

Dispensed liquid Methadone as prescribed by a doctor in an outpatient setting.   Assessed patients for safe medication administration as well as for admission and physicals. Vital signs, phlebotomy, maintained charts up to date with medication reconciliation and nurses progress notes.  Prepared and provided information for reinstatements and dose verificatins.  Provided supportive nursing care. 

Nov 2005 - Feb 2006

Licensed Practical Nurse

Fairview Nursing Home-Forest Hills, NY

Provided nursing care in a holistic manner to the nursing home residents.  Performed nursing assessments and medication pass as per doctors orders.  Assessed patients subjectively and objectively and reported data utilizing the nursing process and maintained updated charts.  GT feeding, IV, wound care, tracheotomy care, and took care of decubeti ulcers.  Assisted with ADL's. Provided preventive, supportive and restorative care that was client centered.

Education

Education
Sep 2004 - Jun 2005

Licensed Practical Nurse

New York City Board of Education -LPN Program

Intense course for nursing sciences and practical skills to complete the criteria for Practical Nursing License.  

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2005 - Present

CPR

ProCPR
May 2005 - Present

Infection control

New York State Nurses Association

Skills

Skills

Bilingual (Spanish)