Solitha Jackson

Work History

Work History

Student Practical Nurse

Children's Hospital
Student Practical Nurse Elaine P Nunez community college accelerated program Chalmette, La Tested glucose. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.

Nurse

University Hospital
Student Practical Nurse Elaine P Nunez community college accelerated program Chalmette, La Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Tested glucose and administered injections. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Administered IV therapy.

Student Practical Nurse

West Jefferson General Hospital
Student Practical Nurse Elaine P Nunez community college accelerated program Monitored post-op vitals. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Took vital signs of newborns while assisting in NICU. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Adminstered IV fluids as prescribed. Reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.

Education

Education

M.Ed

Skills

Skills

Practical Nursing

• Provide bedside care to patients including personal hygiene maintenance • Record the patients’ vital signs (including blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rate) • Collect patient’s health information • Relay information between patients, registered nurses, and physicians • Give oral medications and injections to patients (in permitted states) • Test a patient’s blood sugar levels • Urinary catheter insertion and care • Wound care and dressing changes • Ostomy site care and maintenance • Assist patients with personal hygiene • Monitor for changes in patients • Proper charting, documentation, and maintenance of patient’s medical records

Certifications

Certifications
Oct 2014 - Jan 2015

Licensed Pratical Nursing

Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners