Compassionate, ambitious and caring Nurse with broad based general nursing, psychiatric/mental health and long-term care experience eager to contribute dynamic nursing, patient relations and communications skills toward supporting the goals of a progressive Healthcare Organization that is dedicated to the highest level of patient care. Ability to excel in a fast-paced, high pressure environment, and successfully interact with a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses and technicians to provide care and comfort to patients.
Psychotropic Medication Administration
Solid Organizational Skills
Exceptional Assessment Skills
Aptitude for Technical Information
Assist in Exams and Procedures
Collaborate With Patients/ Families
Interpret Diagnostic Tests
General Medication Administration
Provide Acute/Emergency Care
Record Medical History
Monitor Patient Responses
2005 to Present: Cold Spring Hills Center for Health and Rehabilitation - Licensed Practical Nurse
Provide hands on patient care for mentally ill patients; provide safe and accurate medication administration, and psychotherapy to promote rehabilitation.
Motivated patients to participate in social activities, monitor patient responses and behaviors, ensure optimized documentation and interact within a team environment to provide a high level of patient care.
2005: Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center - Licensed Practical Nurse
Acknowledged by superiors as a "team player who displays excellent judgment, decision making, organizational, communication and time management skills .
Prioritized tasks and managed high volume requests in a fast paced setting; gained reputation as a patient advocate with the ability to provide critical patient/family education, identify community resources and create an environment that allows patients to feel at ease in even the direst of situations.
Managed patient medication administration, liaised between families and physicians to communicate concerns and questions, and notified physician of changes in patient responses and reaction to treatments.
Managed day to day patient care activities; assisted in admissions and discharges, and provided informative education for patients and families regarding follow up care, disease and symptom control, and discharge planning.
Provided bedside care; changed dressings, administered medications and assisted with daily living activities.
Education / Clinical Experience / Licensure
2010: Suffolk Community College, Selden, XXXXXX - Associate Degree, Nursing
Institute of Health Careers, Fort Lauderdale, FL - Licensed Practical Nurse in
XXXXXX and FL, active
XXXXXX Registered Nurse License # xxxxxx0-1
XXXXXX License Practical Nurse License # 280518-1
American Heart Association, BCLS Certified
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing ANCC Certification Course Review
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