Highly reliable Registered Nurse seeking opportunity where excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication skills will provide a positive impact to a progressive hospital or medical center.
Confident, competent and capable nursing professional; adept at patient advocacy, health education, establishing rapport, and caring for patients of diverse ages, cultures and backgrounds.
Consistent, collaborative, and highly flexible; easily adapt to hospital units or health care environments.
Excellent assessment skills and proficiency in, wound care, cardiac care, seizure management, conscious sedation, and IV therapy including Heparin, Cardizem, sodium bicarbonate, and potassium.
Proficiency in central line care and maintenance including accessing Infusaports and administration of TPA, blood transfusions, chemotherapy, and PCAs.
Excel in interpreting medical diagnostic tests, providing patient/family health education, and operating state-of-the-art hospital equipment and monitoring devices.
Proactively enforce quality assurance and ethical standards compliance; committed to continuing education.
Reputation for communication skills, integrity, problem solving capabilities, and ability to work under stress.
Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO, 2010
Oncology Nurse, Acute Care
Seamlessly cooperated with patients, families, and healthcare professionals to optimize delivery of care, and meticulously maintained electronic medical records.
Managed patients with acute leukemias and blood-related cancers as well as breast, head and neck, and colon cancers; administered chemotherapy and biotherapy, and provided care to radiation patients.
Cared for immunocompromised patients and provided extensive education to patients and families.
Closely monitored and provided first-rate care to post-operative patients.
Pikes Peak Endoscopy Center, Colorado Springs, CO, 2008 to 2009
Prep and Recovery Nurse
- Leveraged advanced knowledge of the nursing process, and proficiency in pharmacology, gastroenterology, anatomy and physiology to adeptly perform prep, recovery, and procedural nursing.
- Provided cardiac monitoring, assessed and recorded vital signs, and provided patient education.
Parkview Medical Center, Pueblo, CO, 2007 to 2008
Staff Nurse, Oncology Department
- Provided quality nursing care to acute medical and oncology patients.
- Provided daily updates and facilitated unified efforts in multidisciplinary team meetings by providing sound recommendations for patient care.
Prior background includes several roles with Centura Health: Telemetry Nurse, Acute Care, Clinical Medical Oncology Nurse, Surgical Floor Nurse and Home Infusion and Home Care Nurse, 2001 to 2007.
Associate s Degree in Nursing, Pikes Peak Community College
Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Certification Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Professional Registered Nursing License, state of Colorado
I would like to thank you for providing me the opportunity to interview with you and discuss the exciting (TITLE OF POSITION APPLYING FOR) position currently available with your organization. Having gained a deeper insight into the job requirements and your objectives, I am confident you will find me a valuable asset in achieving your goals.
As discussed, I am an enthusiastic and disciplined Registered Nurse eager to launch a successful career as a dedicated member of your staff. I believe you will find my dynamic (LIST A FEW SKILLS OR QUALIFICATIONS RELEVANT TO THE POSITION) skills vital to your patient care operations and look forward to contributing to your success.
Should you have any additional questions, or to discuss future employment opportunities, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. Again, thank you for the enlightening interview. I look forward to your response.
Kathryn Wheatley, R.N.
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