CORE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Quality Care Nursing Skills
IV Certified/CPR Trained
Excellent Hospital Experience
Proficient Charge Nurse
Proficient Infection Control Preventionist
Excellent Interpersonal Communication Skills
Excellent Tracheotomy Care Skills
Proficient in Medication Administration
Excellent Evidence-Based Practice Skills
Excellent Vent Monitoring Skills
Great Team Player
Excellent Multi-Tasking Skills
Highly motivated, meticulous, and ethical Registered Nursing professional with over 21 years of clinical nursing experience in dynamic, fast-paced environments. Has a comprehensive understanding of the skills needed to deliver quality care, administer medication and adhere to individualized patient plans while utilizing evidence-based practices. IV Certified and CPR trained Charge Nurse, with the demonstrated ability to provide outstanding tracheostomy care, vent monitoring, and facilitate the use of gastrostomy and nasogastric tubes. Practiced in the understanding of nursing guidelines, training, and procedures. Superior knowledge of medical databases, advanced technology, and equipment.
Regarded for outstanding organizational skills, critical thinking ability, and excellent interpersonal communication skills, with an outgoing, professional demeanor. Adaptable, patient, and clear-headed under pressure, prioritizing as needed. Dedicated advocate, acknowledged for answering questions and educating patients in a compassionate bedside manner. Collaborative team player, regarded for the ability to deliver exceptional care with the highest degree of professionalism. Enthusiastic in obtaining a full-time RN position, working in a supervisory capacity on a medical-surgical unit.
Infection Control Preventionist- Stoddard Baptist Global Care, Washington, DC.
(February 2021- Present)
Responsible for conducting rounds, discussing and monitoring infection prevention practices with staff members, collecting infection data from departments, training staff members on how to implement infection prevention practices, conducting outbreak investigation, maintaining records for each case of healthcare-associated infection, ensuring that supplies required for infection prevention activities are available, and inspecting incidents of infections and reporting them to the appropriate person or department.
Restorative Nursing Program Director- Stoddard Baptist Global Care, Washington, DC. (2019- Present)
Responsible for developing, implementing, directing, and evaluating the facility’s Restorative Nursing Program, ensuring that the restorative nursing program conforms to applicable laws, regulations, and national restorative nursing requirements and standards, performing administrative tasks such as care planning, charting, and reports, assisting with the enrollment and selection of restorative nursing staff, supervising subordinate restorative staff, counseling and disciplining restorative nursing staff, and ensuring that resident care plans are being adhered to.
Proficient in the English language both written and spoken.
Served as an RN, nurse manager, dedicated Supervisor, and Charge Nurse. Responsible for overseeing and facilitating well-being, medication administration, and patient teaching for patient-centered, individualized care in the facility. Adhered to patient care plans while evaluating plan effectiveness. Acted as Patient Advocate while serving as a member of a collaborative team.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Bridge Point Hospital (Capitol Hill), Washington, DC
Responsible for providing wound care and wound dressing changes, initiating IV lines and administering general and IV medication, and IV fluid, caring for tracheostomy/ventilator-dependent patients, facilitating gastrostomy tube and nasogastric tube care, delivering basic life support, and administering CPR as necessary.
· Recognized as Employee of the Year.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Northwest Health Center, Washington, DC.
Responsible for recording patients’ medical history accurately, collecting samples for lab testing, observing patients under treatment to detect progress or side-effects of medications, cleaning and dressing wounds, monitoring patients’ condition including fluid intake and output, and creating patient charts, and assisting with other basic medical care tasks.
EDUCATION, LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION/TRAINING
Registered Professional Nurse Trinity Washington University – Nursing
Department, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)- Graduated in May 2015 with honor (Cum
laude)- Dean’s List, 2012-2014
IV Certified; CPR Trained, Infection Control Preventionist