Tracey Hofsiss

  • Sunset TX

CCU/ICU Extern/LVN

Work History

Work History
Oct 2014 - Jun 2015

Telemetry Tech 

Wise Regional Heath Systems

Apply EKG leads, Monitor and Interpret Cardiac Rhythms ,  Monitor and report Vital Sign

Jun 2014 - Jan 2015

Extern/LVN

Wise Regional Health Systems

The Critical Care Nurse coordinates nursing care and patient/family education for Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, and Geriatric patients through the use of the nursing process; maintains positive working relationships with staff and other departments to provide optimal quality outcomes within the framework of professional nursing practice.  These responsibilities are met according to hospital policy, hospital mission statement and the philosophy of the Department of Nursing. The nurse must actively participate in the Unified Leadership Council according to policy.   Complete Unit Specific training as determined by the Unit Director.  Demonstrates knowledge base and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the condition and age of the patients served.  The nurse must demonstrate familiarity with the principles of growth and development throughout the life cycle.  The nurse must be able to assimilate basic knowledge and patient related data to perform a comprehensive and age appropriate assessment, using the total patient care concept to identify each patient requirements and specific needs. The Critical Care nurse must have extensive knowledge in all areas of nursing, as well as the ability to exhibit critical thinking. The CCU nurse is expected to actively seek out additional learning opportunities. This includes but is not limited to: on the floor experiences, hospital classes, continuing education credits, seminars, conventions, etc. The CCU nurse is also required to be willing to educate both new hires AND nursing/EMT students. All CCU nurses should be willing to fill the role of Preceptor, if necessary.   Complete Unit Specific training as determined by the Unit Director

Education

Education
Jun 2014 - May 2015

Associates Degree Nursing

Weatherford College

Registered nurses provide direct patient care, assess patient's condition, perform treatments and procedures, administer medications, and educate patient and family members

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013

Licensed Vocational Nurse

North Central Texas College

Vocational nurses practice under the direct supervision of registered nursing staff and physicians. They may perform basic nursing duties independently or may assist registered nurses or physicians in more complex nursing situations.

Aug 2010 - May 2013

Associate Degree Art

North Central Texas College

General Education Degree

Aug 2008 - May 2010

Associate Degree Science

North Central Texas College

General Education Degree

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2013 - Present

Basic IV Therapy and Venipuncture

North Central Texas College Vocational Nursing
peripheral site selection, insertion, fluid and tubing maintenance, discontinuation, saline flush, peripheral blood collection
Aug 2016

ACLS

American Heart Association
treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies
May 2016

BLS

American Heart Association
To recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

References

References

Julie Vogel RN

Colleague

Rachel Chase RN

Colleague

Connie Griffin RN

Colleague