Vadonna Karsen

Vadonna Karsen

Work History

Work History
Feb 2007 - Jul 2009

Charge Nurse

Masonic Pathways

Responsible for all aspects of patient care including passing medications, performing treatments, evaluations and assessments, skilled charting, rounding with physicians as well as taking and noting orders.  Direct supervisor of CENAs assigned to the floor.

Jan 2002 - Feb 2007

Charge Nurse

The Laurels of Mt. Pleasant

Responsible for all aspects of patient care including passing medications, performing treatments, evaluations and assessments, skilled charting, rounding with physicians as well as taking and noting orders.  Direct supervisor of CENAs assigned to the floor.

Education

Education
Jan 2010 - Present

Bachelors in Science

Davenport University

Skills

Skills

Licensed Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing License in the state of Michigan Exact administration of medications and treatments Obtaining and noting orders from physicians as well as rounding with them Detailed and competent documentation Ability to work as a focal member of the health care team Strong leadership skills in the supervision of C.E.N.A.s Excellent communication skills; relates well with others Compassionate overall care of residents including observation and evaluation Remarkable ability to care for demented residents and their families

Summary

I am a very competent and compassionate nurse with strong skills in the exact administration of medications and treatments, as well as exceptionally detailed documentation skills.  I am proficient in obtaining and noting orders from physicians, as well as rounding with them.  I have strong observation, evaluation and assessment skills, in addition to several years experience caring for residents with dementia and their families.  I possess strong leadership skills plus the ability to work as a focal member of the health care team.  I strongly believe that with my education and years of experience I would be a focal member of your health care team.

Objective

To provide quality care within the scope of licensed practical nursing while competently fulfilling the duties expected of me as an active and productive member of the health care profession.