Sandra Favors

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2008 - Present

Restorative Aide

Sentara Careplex Hospital

OUTPATIENT: Assist Physical/Occupational Therapists with therapeutic exercises, ambulation, modalities, report observations to Therapist. Monitor and document Environmental of Care rounds according to JCAHO inspections. Assist patients in the use of prosthetic devices. INPATIENT: Retrieve Restorative List daily from recommendations of Physical/Occupational Therapists on Epic Hyperspace software. Work independently with patients to perform PT/OT techniques including: ROM, ambulation, strengthening with/without therabands, stretching. Strong communication with patients, family, and members of healthcare team. Reinforce and encourage patient and family teaching methods regarding therapeutic techniques. Assist nursing staff in providing bed baths, transfers, repositioning, respiratory functions/procedures, intake/output, toileting, wound care. Operate converter beds, pulse oximeters, automatic thermometers, BP monitors, utilizing safety precautions when caring for patients with IV tubes, drains, wounds, dressings and oxygen. Conducted In-service on Ambulation and Ambulation Devices for Restorative Team.

Dec 2007 - May 2008

Certified Nursing Assistant

Countryside Hospice of Newnan

Traveled to various medical facilities and private residences to perform basic nursing care for end-life patients. Provided hygiene, grooming, toileting, feeding and companionship. Documented and verbalized communication with healthcare team.

Aug 1995 - Mar 2003

Nurse Tech II/Rehab Office Representative

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta @Scottish Rite

Patient care on the Rehabilitation Unit. Various care included tube feedings, trach, NG, and catheter care. Supported Physical Therapists with ROM treatments, Respiratory Therapists with nasal cannulas, oxygen tanks maintenance and suctions.  Preceptor for incoming nurse techs on unit.  Promoted to Unit Secretary maintaining medical charts on a 44 bed unit, acknowledging and executing doctor's orders on computer system, communicating with various departments to establish overall functional productivity.  Relocated to satellite and transitioned into the Rehab Office Rep position to perform front office duties, developing patient's insurance monthly report on SMS system using Microsoft Access.