High-passed work environment.
I learned how to:
Provided total care of patients afflicted with and/or recovering from Diabetes Mellitus, heart failure, acute and chronic renal failure, hepatic failure, respiratory failure
Provided wound care and assessment for patient with decubitus ulcers up to stage 4, amputations and recent surgical procedures such as grafts and debridement
Experienced with alcohol and drug overdose and withdrawal patients including assessment using CIWA scale
Managed pain using necessary pain rating scale and collaborating with other members of patients’ care team to alleviate or reduce pain and anxiety
Provided infection control concerning the precautions necessary to prevent hospital acquired infections and the spread of C-Diff, MRSA, VRSA, from host sources.
Provided education to family members and visitors, if deemed necessary
Cared for patients with neutropenia from immunological infections such as HIV as well as those diagnosed with cancer undergoing treatments
Oversaw the care and safety of patients suffering from dementia
Administered prescribed medicines as per safe protocol via PO, IV, J-Tube, IM, SQ, rectal; assessed patient for needed PRN medications and, thereafter, the required reassessments
Delivered IV medications including antibiotics, electrolytes, saline solutions, IV nutrition as well as tube feedings through Kangaroo pump
Experienced with diabetes management; followed proper safety protocols when administering Insulin.