Colleen F

Registered Nurse - 20 Years of Experience - Near 17362


Registered Nurse

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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Core Functions: * Provided skilled and specialized nursing care to patients while in the operating room utilizing national standards. * Proficient assessment skills used to identify further care needs and evaluate patient health needs on an ongoing basis. * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. * Organizational skills~Able to prioritize. * Critical thinker~Consults, learns and shares medical knowledge to promote optimum healthcare treatment. * Participated as a multi-disciplinary team member to provide professional care and fulfill/complete physician orders, delivery of medications, delivery of medical treatments, lab tests and other patient needs in a timely manner. * Demonstrated proper use of equipment effectively to assess patients needs and provide appropriate care efficiently. * Documented and recorded patients needs and outcomes using computerized systems. * Self directed~Takes initiative to seek out tasks and complete them in a timely manner. * Multitasking skills utilized on a continuous basis. * Triage patients as required. * Proficient computer skills. Teamwork Performance: * Performed as a team player~Maintained a collegial/professional working relationship with physicians and nursing staff providing quality care to patients. * Functioned as a mentor/resource person to new personnel in the operating room. * Liaison ~Communicated effectively with patients and patients' families and all members of the patient care team. * Instrumental developing robotic standards for minimally invasive cardiac surgery using national standards at our hospital. * Member with EBP team and instrumental instituting PI studies. * Actively engaged in attaining funding for patients.