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Interests

cooking,gardening,photography,spending time with family and my pets.

Summary

I have a total of 18 years experience as a registered nurse,the majority of which was practicing in sub acute mental health/chemical dependancy.

Work experience

Apr 1994Present

Assessment Nurse

Maryhaven
19911993

Night Nurse

Buckeye Boys Ranch

Monitoring residents,responding to medical issues,assessing residents for decompensation of mental health issues,preparation and administering medications,assessing and documentation of residents responses of interventions and medication response.New admission assessments,taking off written and oral medication/treatment orders.

Education

Sep 1987Present

Associate Degree

Columbus State Community College

Skills

assessment,people management skills,teaching
I worked as charge nurse in a sub acute detoxification unit for 8years,assessment nurse in the admissions department at Maryhaven for the past 4years.I oriented new nursing employees,students,and developed a teaching tool for new employees and students.I also developed a orientation form for new admits.Both are used today.I also have led teaching groups for clients related to medical/psych.issues.