Compassionate, detail-oriented, hands-on professional with extensive experience in healthcare encompassing emergency, urgent, family, and internal medicine. Knowledgeable of women’s health, obstetrics, and gynecology. Equipped with excellent leadership skills to manage staff, formulate care plans, and positively affect patient outcomes. Articulate communicator; with basic knowledge of Spanish and expert at building rapport with patients from different cultures, ages, and backgrounds.
Take charge of intravenous (IV) insertion while collaborating in procedures that utilize moderate sedation such as biopsies and fine needle aspiration.
Utilize keen eye for detail in monitoring patients' laboratory values and medications.
Render assistance with the execution of paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures.
Perform nursing assessment as well as potential stroke and cardiac arrest patient identification.
Made use of a five-tier triage system for pediatrics and adults.
Served as charge nurse and infection control nurse for staff, updated patients after discharge regarding treatment and medication records, and conducted follow-up phone calls on discharged patients.
Conducted triaging of adult and pediatric patients in alignment with their acuity level.
Functioned as a charge nurse, while handling electrocardiogram (EKG), IV insertion, phlebotomy, medication administration, nasogastric tube insertion, and Foley catheter insertion.