Tracey Hofsiss

  • Sunset TX

CCU/ICU Extern/LVN

Work History

Work History
Jun 2014 - Feb 2015

CCU/ICU 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.

Oct 2013 - Jun 2014

Telemetry Tech

Wise Regional Health System

Monitor Cardiac Rhythm, Change in Vital Signs, Interpret Cardiac Rhythm

Education

Education
Jun 2014 - May 2015

Associate of Nursing

Weatherford College

primary health care professional working in collaboration with physicians to provide patients with care, education, and support. They are responsible for assessing patients’ health problems and needs, educating patients on their illness and condition, developing and implementing patient care plans, helping in rehabilitation, and providing emotional support to patients’ families. They also in charge of coordinating and assigning duties to other health care personnel, such as licensed practical nurses, home care aides, nursing aides, and orderlies.

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013

Licensed Vocational Nursing

North Central Texas College

Working under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse (RN), a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) provides basic bedside care to sick, elderly, convalescent, disabled or injured patients.

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013

Associate of Art

North Central Texas College

General Education

Aug 2009 - Aug 2010

Assoicate of Science

North Central Texas College

General Education

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2016

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

American Heart Assoication
May 2016

Basic Life Support (BLS)

American Heart Assoication
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. 
May 2013

Texas Nursing Jurisprudence

Texas Board of Nursing