Summary

  Efficient and Compassionate Registered Nurse with Broad Range of Healthcare Experience ,Skilled in assessing and implementing Plans of Care, Collaborating with Mult-Disciplinary Teams, Criticial Decision Making. Strives to offer all patients emotional support and integrity through the Best Care for each of their needs.

Skills

Skills

Teaching and Implementing Plans of Care

  Management of Diseases, when to notify their Health Care Professional   Educate on signs and Symptoms of infection, what to observe and report to Medical Staff Care of Wounds. Teach Coumadin Therapy.. IV Therapy Management Work well under presurre  Certified with the American Heart Associon BLS  Tracheotomy and Artificial Airway Care Write Plans of Care with Implimation for each Disease Process Teach side effects of medication, what effects to Report to their MD  Assessment and Evaluation of the Patient Motivating my co workers,work very well with others

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010

Registered Nurse

Maxim Staffing Solutions
  • Temporary RN Michigan State Prision, Jackson Michigan
  • Intake New Inmates
  • Yearly Physcials Exams
  • Urgent Care
  • Contionous Monitoring of Medical Conditions
  • Working with inmates Mental Health Issues
  • Refering to MD as needed
  • Working with Multidisiplanary Team 
  • Work closely with Command Staff to Maintain Saftey
  • Follows the Nursing Process
  • Respond to Emergiencies with Command Staff
Apr 2009 - Oct 2009

Registered Nurse

Medical Staffing Network
  • Temporary Position Michigan State Prision, Ionia Michigan
  • Passed Medication to 1700 Inmates
  • Watching Inmates with Command Staff  to Prevent the Passing off , or Stashing the Medication
  • Capable of Meeting the Short Time Frame it takes to get the Medication Passed
  • Working closely with Command Staff to Maintain Saftey
  • Follow the Nursing Process
  • Urgent Care
Apr 2006 - Aug 2009

Registered Nurse

Correctioal Medical Services
  • Staff RN @ the County Jail
  • Responding to Urgent Book in Calls utilizing Critical Decision Making Skills
  • Working independently after hours, managing and assisting LPN as needed.
  • Capable of Managing the daily Clinic
  • Answer Written Replys from Inmates,Triaging each Problem
  • Skilled Wound Care
  • Teaching the Signs and Symptoms of Infection,what to observe and Report to Medical Staff
  • Behavioral Health Evaluations
  • Following the Nursing Protocal @ all times
  • Starting IV's, and Drawing Blood
  • Maintaing one's own saftey, in the Correctional Environment
Apr 2007 - Oct 2008

Registerd Nurse

Urology Associates
  • Registered Nurse Temporary Position
  • Phone Triage
  • Worked directly with Surgeons assisting with Prostate Biopsies,Vasectomies,
  • Skills-Chemotherpy to the Bladder of Patients,as well as teaching the patient the plan of Care that the Patient must Maintain.
  • Teaching each individual patient, the signs and symptoms of their Disease , what to observe and report to the nurse with verbilizion of understanding.
  • Follow Nursing Protocol.
Sep 2005 - Oct 2008

Registered Nurse MDS Manager

Tendercare
  • Manage Employees and Residents of my Wing
  • Transmit to the State of Michigan MDS, PPI, RAI information, as required by the State , with- out error
  • ICD-9 Coding as required for each Plan of Care,.and Implamintation
  • Work Directly with Multidisiplanary Team
  • Following the Nursing Process
  • Teaching Nurse Aides, CNEA's what to Report to the Nurse.
  • Keeping Confidentiality
Jan 1987 - Jan 2005

Registered Nurse

Battle Creek Health System and Subsiderary:Lifespan HomeHealth and Hospice
  • BATTLE CREEK HEALTH SYSTEM  Pulmonary Stepdown Unit
  • Management of  :  Fresh MI's, Chestubes, Telementry
  • GOOD SAMARITIAN HOSPICE : Subsiduary of BCHS
  • Empathetic Care of the Terminally ill,Patients and their Families, PAINMAGEMENT
  • VISITING NURSE OF LIFESPAN
  • Wounds,IV's,TPN,Teaching of all Health Conditions
  • Managed Care
  • PACU: BATTLE CREEK HEALTH SYSTEM
  • Recovery of Fresh Surgicals,some Critical
  • BATTLE CREEK HEALTH SYSTEM: STEP DOWN UNIT
  • Management of Patients with Chest Tubes, Pneumonia, Telementry
  • BATTLE CREEK HEALTH SYSTEM
  • Nurse Internship

Education

Education

Kellogg CommunityCollege
  • Have Achieved Credits towards my BA
Aug 1980 - May 1989

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Kellogg Community College