Charge Nurse Resume

Work Experience

NYU Medical Center, New York, NY (March 2010 to March 2013)
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse

  • Rendered direct patient care to critically ill adults in the medical, general surgical, cardiovascular surgical and cardiac care units.
  • Utilized swan ganz catheters, LA lines, arterial lines, PD, CAVHD, and IABP apparatus in patient management.
  • Performed adjustments to ventilators and pressor/sedative drips in response to patient needs.
  • Prepared and mentored beginning nurses in developing their clinical expertise in the critical care area.
  • Supervised the cardiovascular surgical unit regularly.

St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ (May 2007 to January 2010)
Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner

  • Assisted in creation and current management of the Heart Failure Team
  • Manages and coordinates care for an assigned group of heart failure patients, following them from the emergency department through the post acute care period
  • Active member of committees to lower length of stay and readmissions, to increase core measure compliance, and to improve the hospitals transitional care model
  • Active member of committee to begin discharge planning for heart failure patients starting on day of admission
  • Performs review of charts to verify compliance with core measure guidelines

Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ (May 2005 to May 2007)
Cardiac Telemetry Nurse Practitioner

  • Performed coronary CT angiograms in collaboration with radiologist
  • Performed stress echocardiograms in collaboration with cardiologist
  • Screened patients for appropriateness for admission to telemetry floor
  • Managed and coordinated care for an assigned group of telemetry patients having a variety of cardiac diagnoses
  • Collaborated with peers to create PRONJ compliance tools and discharge order forms
  • Provided coverage for Stroke team when needed

Palisade Medical Center, North Bergen, NJ (April 2004 to April 2005)
Nurse Practitioner

  • Collaborated with two other nurse practitioners and Palisades Medical Center facility to create a new unit called the Rapid Admit Unit.
  • Performed admissions, discharges and wrote orders, within the Rapid Admit unit, to assist the attending physicians and to facilitate a quicker and more efficient hospital stay for the client.
  • Performed skin care rounds on all hospital units for evaluation and treatment of skin breakdown.
  • Collected data to create updated skin care protocols within the institution.

Murray Hill Medical Group, New York, NY (April 1999 to April 2004)
Nurse Practitioner

  • Provided annual physical exams and vaccinations for internal medicine patients
  • Diagnosed and managed a variety of episodic complaints with a focus on gastroenterology disease management and treatment.
  • Fully managed the care of all patients referred with Chronic Hepatitis C from diagnosis onward through treatment.

Education

MA in Adult Primary Care Nursing – New York University, New York, NY

BS in Nursing – Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

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