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Rashi Jaiswal

Assistant Director of Nursing

Santa Clara, CA

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• Registered Nurse from California State Board 
• Solid experience working in a thousand plus bedded multispecialty hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and acute care centers 
• Experienced working as an Assistant director of nursing, RN charge nurse, Clinical Instructor, and Occupational health nurse at various settings 
• Possess strong knowledge on HIPAA, Medicare/Medical, JCAHO regulation guidelines etc. 
• Managed clinical operations and delegated appropriate tasks 
• Electronically documented patient care and unit activities in a timely, accurate, and concise manner 
• Demonstrated responsibility and accountability for own professional practice 
• Utilized effective communication methods and skills, following lines of authority, as appropriate 
• Provided data for staffing decisions and demonstrated flexibility in the resolution of staff issues; demonstrated flexibility when floating to other units upon requests 
• Dedicated, hardworking, quick learner, flexible, with ability to easily adapt new environment 
• Strong analytical skills and maintain critical thinking skills essential to providing competent and dignified patient care 
• Personable with a positive attitude, interface well with patients, families, and medical staff 
• Resourceful in completing projects, ability to do multitask effectively 
• Team leader with an ability to create a positive working environment that uplifts patient's spirits 
• Recognized for excellent teaching and coaching abilities 
• Possess basic computer skills 
• Achieved full attendance reward

Work Experience

Assistant Director of Nursing

Acacia ark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
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Modesto, CA
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December 2011 to February 2012

• Assisted the Director of Nursing Services in planning, developing and supervising the activities of licensed and non-licensed personnel 
• Assisted with the development and implementation of nursing services, objectives, policies and procedures in accordance with Federal and State regulations 
• Shared responsibility for backing up RN staff on a 24-hour per day, 7 day per week basis 
• Conferred with residents' physicians to clarify medical orders and direct care 
• Performed the duties of director in the absence of the DNS 
• Conducted nursing rounds on all units several times a day, including the beginning and end of shift 
• Ensured that residents are free from abuse, mistreatment and neglect 
• Oversee the clinical operations (i.e. monitoring resident conditions, psychopharmacological drugs, restraint use, Foley catheters, pressure ulcers, etc.) 
• Attended daily stand up meetings to discuss and review patient census, patients progress, incidents/events, activities, grievances, issues, MDS scores, admissions, discharges, care plan conference meeting, weight committee meeting, psychotropic meeting, restraint committee, safety committee, dietary meeting, Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) meeting, and Medicare Prospective payment systems meeting 
• Provided reports/recommendations as needed for the Director of Nursing concerning the operations of Nursing Services 
• Participated in resident, family education and counseling sessions 
• Ensured nursing staff awareness and compliance with Federal and State regulations relative to resident rights issues 
• Assisted in nursing administrative calls

RN Charge Nurse

Mission Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
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Santa Clara, CA
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September 2011 to November 2011

Santa Clara, CA Sep'11-Nov'11 RN Charge Nurse 
• Worked as a RN charge nurse in a busy skilled nursing and sub acute center 
• Comfortably worked with Accunurse technology for patient electronic documentation and communication among various health care staff 
• Performed nursing assessments, goals, plans, implementation, and evaluation during patient care 
• Administered medications, enteral's, IV's and treatments safely and timely 
• Established priorities for patient care based on essential patient needs and available unit resources of time, personnel, equipment, and supplies 
• Delegated, assigned, and supervised appropriate tasks to certified nursing assistants 
• Performed and supervised clinical rounds 
• Provided effective comfort measures to hospice patients 
• Coordinated with other patent health care services staff 
• Took infection control precautions during residents care 
• Demonstrated an awareness of and sensitivity to patient/family rights, age specific needs, cultural and ethical beliefs 
• Effective communication with the residents and families 
• Demonstrated knowledge of and applied safety principles as identified within the institution 
• Achieved full attendance reward 
• Attended scheduled meetings and in service training

RN Charge Nurse

Bay point Health Care Center
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Hayward, CA
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June 2011 to August 2011

• Worked as Licensed RN Charge nurse in a skilled nursing facility with long term care and rehabilitation patients 
• Performed assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family involvement and patient advocacy 
• Performed and supervised clinical rounds 
• Coordinated with other health care services staff 
• Performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges 
• Safely performed medication and treatment administration following infection control precautions 
• Performed documentation in a legible, accurate, and timely manner 
• Maintained confidentiality of patient condition and reports 
• Performed IV, IM, SQ injections, PPD's, suctions, gastrostomy feedings and GT medication administration, tracheostomy care and wound care 
• Monitored and operated equipment like GT machine, wound vac machine, IV pump, suction machine, oxygen and nebulization machine, emergency crash cart machines 
• Delegated and assigned appropriate tasks within the nursing scope to certified nursing assistants 
• Effectively communicated with the patients and significant others 
• Participated in the scheduled staff meetings and in mock surveys

RN in MICU

Image Hospitals
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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
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2007 to 2008

Medical Intensive Care Unit) 
• Worked in MICU providing nursing care to critically ill patients 
• Image Hospitals is 24 hrs, multi specialty hospital with Emergency ICU, Medical Intensive care unit (MICU), Acute Medical care Unit (AMCU), Cardio Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU), Neurology ICU and Operation Theatres 
• Effectively followed the steps of nursing process and used strong analytical skills in providing competent care 
• Performed continuous monitoring of patients and took appropriate measures on abnormalities 
• Prioritized the situations accordingly during patient care 
• Delegated appropriate assignment to nursing assistants within their scope of practice 
• Managed quickly and acted professionally in emergencies 
• Active on duty for long hours-Double shifts while coordinating and helping coworkers while on same shift, managed effectively more than seven patients in ICU Setting Took infection control precautions by using proper standard measures 
• Safely administered medications, bed side Peritoneal Dialysis (PD), cardiac medications, and emergency drugs 
• Supervising and training new employees and coworkers 
• Documented in the patients health record system 
• Maintained privacy and confidentiality of my patients 
• Analyzed quickly abnormal lab results and took corrective measures 
• Communicated well to patients and families with their concerns 
• Developed good rapport with other health care professionals & significant others

RN in Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU)

Nizams Institute of Medical Science (NIMS)
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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
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2006 to 2007

Hyderabad, India 2006 - 2007 
RN in Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) 
• Provided postoperative nursing care for post cardiac surgery patients including both Adult and Pediatric patients with heart bypass surgeries, heart valve repairs, heart valve replacements, congenital heart defects corrections like ASD, VSD, PDA, TOF, BG Shunt, IABP care, post thoracotomy care 
• Effectively followed the nursing process and used strong analytical skills in providing competent care 
• Performed continuous monitoring of post cardiac patients and took appropriate measures on abnormalities, and notified the physicians as needed 
• Safely administered the medications and monitored for any side effects 
• Documented patient records and reports and maintaining confidentiality as per hospital's policy 
• Prioritized the situations accordingly and delegated appropriate assignment to the staff nurses 
• Followed the safety and infection control measures when taking care of patients 
• Seven patients per nurse ratio in ICU setting 
• Readily floated on request to meet the staff shortage requirement 
• Quickly learnt about operation and use of medical equipments like IABP, Ventilators, Defibrillators, Infusion Pumps, ABG machines, Act machine, suction, IV's Pace makers and other 
• Active on duty for long hours, performed double work shifts without compromising quality patient care 
 
International Technological University, San Jose, CA 
• Independent study project on U.S. Health care system, electronic health records, patient safety, Infection control, Health Care leadership, quality improvement, and health information management systems 
NIMS- Nursing Research Project: Title: "Incidence of Breast Cancer in women" residing in a rural area, India. 
Surveyed and screened three hundred and thirty rural women for breast cancer signs and symptoms, assessed their knowledge and misconceptions on fatal cancer disease, addressed their health issues and accordingly formulated plans like educating about prevention, precautionary measures, early detection, and Breast Self Exam. Also, encouraged and recommended them in appropriate treatments, and referrals. 
Result: No one affected with breast cancer among the screened women. Rural women were more aware about the Breast cancer and treatment resources 
Field Participation Activities: Immunization Camp 
Nutrition Camp 
Blood Donation Camp 
Antenatal and Family Planning Camp 
Pulse Polio Program

Education

MBA in Health Care Management

International Technological University -
San Jose, CA

2010 to 2011

Bachelors of Science in Nursing

Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences -
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

2002 to 2006

Skills

RN, MBA

Additional Information

Computer Skills: 
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office word, Excel, Power point, Outlook and Internet