Hiring Agent Name
I am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity in a nursing capacity and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As indicated in the accompanying resume, I bring to you a substantial background as a registered nurse and extraordinary clinical skills spanning medical-surgical, urology, eye surgery, oncology, geriatric and psychiatric nursing. To complement these qualifications, I offer solid organizational, multi-tasking, and supervisory skills. My ability to quickly adapt to new responsibilities and environments is outstanding and my work ethic is impressive.
As a proactive contributor to your hospital/facility, you will find me to be a self-motivated professional committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through diligence, flexibility, and superior patient relations skills. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to your hospital/organization, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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Dedicated Registered Nurse eager to contribute exceptional patient relations expertise toward supporting a dynamic organization in optimizing quality and efficiency of nursing care.
Reputation for problem solving skills, empathy, leadership capabilities, and ability to work under stress.
Adept in health promotion and education, and in communicating with multi-disciplinary health care team members to steer cohesive efforts and optimize safety and quality of care.
Exhibit a collaborative work ethic and a friendly personality which facilitates immediate trust with patients of all ages, cultures and backgrounds.
Extremely versatile and easily adapt to new roles, responsibilities, technologies, and hospital units or environments.
Reliably assess complex situations to make swift and accurate decisions in time-sensitive environments.
Able to expertly operate and maintain ventilators, pain pumps and dialysis machines.
Registered Nurse, General Class
College of Nurses of Ontario
General Nurse, Midwife, Psychiatric Nurse, Community Health Nurse
South African Council of Nursing
Bayshore Home Healthcare, Oakville, ON, 2008 to Present
Proficiently administer direct patient care for up to eight technology-dependent, developmentally-delayed children inclusive of developing care plans, administering G-tube feedings via Kangaroo pumps, and providing medications and antibiotics.
Assess patients for skin integrity, lung sounds and wounds, perform catheterization and sterile dressing changes, and administer tracheotomy care including weekly inner cannula replacement.
Maintain meticulous nursing notes and promptly notify physicians of changes in patient condition.
Educate, instruct and mentor Personal Support Workers in patient care, facility policies and procedures, and OSHA compliance.
Work one-on-one with child displaying extreme behaviour problems and provided exemplary care to child requiring dialysis.
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Professional Experience continued
Comcare, Burlington, ON; Carecor; Closing the Gap, Mississauga, ON, 2003 to Present
Spectrum Healthcare, Mississauga, ON, 2002 to Present
- Apply exceptional flexibility toward completing multiple nursing assignments for Darling Home for Kids, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and private client homes.
- Provide pediatric hospice care for children with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses requiring complex and/or technology-dependent care.
- Provided clinical orientation for new staff at CAMH and educated personnel in Standards of Practice.
- Provided compassionate and sensitive end-of-life care for palliative clients and completed several geriatric nursing shifts at CAMH.
- Demonstrated outstanding clinical skills in administering SCs (subcutaneous injections), G-tube feedings and medications, while diligently observing for adverse reactions.
Prior background includes 11 years as a Charge Nurse at HF Verwoerd Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa.
Baccalaureus in Nursing, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Certificate in Community Health, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Professional Development / Continuing Education:
Peritoneal Dialysis Course, Hospital for Sick Children
Newstart Nursing Total Upgrade Program (with Clinical), Mohawk College, Hamilton, ON
Safe Management Training, Darling Home for Kids
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