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Objective

My objective is to gain meaningful experience within the field of healthcare and build on the the knowledge and clinical skills I have learned so far. Ultimately my goal is to become a Registered Nurse in the area of paediatrics. 

Education

Sep 2015Present

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Candidate

York University

Second Entry (Accelerated) Nursing, Class of 2017

Sep 2011Apr 2015

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Queen's University

Psychology, Class of 2015

Experience

Jan 2016Present

Student Nurse

Toronto Rehab Institute / York University

Currently working toward completing 144 hours on an Orthopedic rehabilitation floor. Responsibilities include independently managing the care of one to two patients, including assistance with ADLs (bathing, dressing, toileting, transfers). Goals: gaining competence in assessment, basic wound care, medication administration, documentation, and prioritizing care.

Oct 2015Dec 2015

Student Nurse

Providence Healthcare / York University

Completed 48 hours in a long-term care setting. Worked alongside personal support workers to provide basic care to residents: bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, re-positioning, and transfers.

May 2014Present

Early Childhood Assistant

Agape Christian Montessori School

May to Aug 2014: full-time; worked alongside an early childhood educator to provide care for 10 toddlers.
April to Aug 2015: full-time; worked independently to provide care for 5 toddlers.
Sep 2015 to present: currently working on a casual/part-time basis 

Care includes assistance with feeding, toileting, nap time, as well as engaging in play time, arts and crafts, and Montessori-based learning activities. 

Sep 2013Jan 2015

Undergraduate Research Assistant

The Neurobiology of Anxiety Lab - Queen's University

Assisted with a graduate student's research project. Worked closely with other members of the lab to carry out testing procedures. Participated in lab meetings, remained up to date on literature.

Jun 2013Aug 2013

Finance Team Assistant

VHA Home Healthcare

Performed administrative duties for Billing and Accounts Receivables, which included running reports using healthcare software and maintaining professional relationships with regional client-care access centres with regard to nurse and personal support worker home visits.

May 2013Jun 2013

Student Teacher

Wismer Public School / Queen's University

Provided educational assistance to students in a Grade 2 classroom. This included planning and delivering math and language lessons, providing small group and one-on-one instruction, and developing classroom management strategies to encourage healthy interaction among students.

Certifications

CPR/AED Certification, Level: HCP

Synergy Employment

Relevant Skills

Oral and written communication

English

Basic Documentation

Experienced with electronic and paper charting; SOAP format

Assistance with ADLs

Bathing (showers and bed baths), dressing, feeding, re-positioning, transfers

Basic Assessment 

Vital signs, cognitive status, skin (e.g. pressure ulcer risk), respiratory, cardiac, bowels, pain

Basic Medication Administration

Oral, subcutaneous, topical, intraocular (eye drops)

Basic Wound Care

Experienced with clean dressings and staple removal

Other languages spoken: Mandarin