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CV, Romanian Registered Staff Nurse working in Ireland targets Canada

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 12178

List top 5 skills: iv canulation, manual handling, medication management, phlebotomy, stroke education, supporting patients
Short Bio:

An accomplished, extremely hard working and highly self motivated Registered Staff Nurse with a successful background and proven track record within the provision of a quality patient-centred care in line with individual care plans. An inspirational and motivational leader, can motivate and encourage individuals to achieve their own potential and to make a significant contribution to the full delivery of common goals.

Current location: 

Dublin, Ireland - View on map

Nationality: 

romanian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Medical and Nursing

Spoken languages: 

english, romanian

Locations I am interested in working:

canada



Professional Affiliation

 An-Bord Altranais Registration (Ireland)

Career Summary

2011 – To Date RGN, Isolda Stroke Rehabilitation Unit, St Mary’s Hospital, Dublin

• Personally responsible for the provision of a high standard of nursing care for patients aged between 18 and 90 years old in a stroke rehabilitation setting

• Providing valuable support to patients and families affected by a stroke, helping them with coping mechanisms and being available for advice

• Training new nurses and agency staff in relevant duties and responsibilities, as well as acting as mentor to student nurses, motivating the same to achieve their potential

• Performing physical assessments and administering medication in a safe and controlled manner as well as playing a proactive role in helping other nurses with workloads

• Deputising for the Clinical Nurse Manager in charge of the Stroke Unit during absence, responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the unit and for delegating workloads

• Reporting/escalating any problems regarding patients or equipment quickly and efficiently to relevant staff

2008 – 2011 HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT, Tara Ward, St Mary’s Hospital, Dublin

• Fully accountable for the assignment and delegation of tasks relating to the direct care of all personal activities, ranging from bathing and shaving to dressing and undressing

• Ensuring consistent adherence to any special dietary requirements when helping patients with feeding

• Accurately recording individual care plans, vital signs and fluid balance, for example, and reporting any complaints of pain or distress to the nurses

• Mobilising clients on a regular basis, incorporating turning and repositioning, through the utilisation of a variety of aids, such as hoist and sliding sheets

• Personally responsible for escorting clients around the hospital, as well as outside, in addition to helping patients with walking and exercising limbs when required

• Caring for incontinent clients, ensuring the efficient transfer of knowledge regarding continence awareness as well as removing/emptying bedpans and commodes

• Acting as key liaison with the Last Office when preparing the transfer of deceased to the mortuary in a timely and respectful manner

2008 HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT, The Q Agency, Dublin

2006 – 2008 CATERING ASSISTANT, Three Q Agency, Dublin

• Working closely with both clients and members of the catering department with regards to the menu, accountable for preparing food for patient consumption in line with HACCP procedures

• Serving/presenting meals to a high quality standard, maintaining effective portion control and monitoring any wastage to bring company costs down, ultimately benefiting the bottom line

• Preparing bread and snacks when required by the patients as well as collecting the food trolley from the main kitchen in adherence of set timeframes

• Reporting any defects or repairs required on kitchen equipment to the relevant personnel as well as removing any waste from the ward pantry as laid out in management policy

2004 – 2006 SALES ASSISTANT, Silvio’s Take Away, Dublin

• Providing an exceptional customer service at all times, providing valuable assistance with customers purchase choices and processing the same through the till system

• Ensuring day-to-day operations run smoothly and that all governing health and safety, food hygiene and HACCP procedures are consistently adhered to

• Dealing with order telephoned in from customers in a prompt and efficient manner, ensuring the delivery of customer expectations

• Deputising for the Retail Manager during absence, delegating workloads and ensuring that all members of staff complete their duties in a timely manner and to a high quality standard

1999 – 2001 RGN, “Maranatha” Humanitarian Association Hunedoara, Romania

• Personally responsible for the high quality patient-centred care of 24 children, aged between two and 12, accurately taking and recording vital signs, observing and reporting patient conditions

• Providing valuable assistance with medical tests and evaluations and administering drugs and injections in line with governing guidelines and procedures

• Working collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, including specialist Doctors, health visitors and social workers

• Ensuring consistent adherence to all health and safety and hygiene legislation in promoting a safe environment

• Additionally responsible for writing up reports and updating records at the end of each working shift

Professional Development

 Stroke Education  Manual Handling

 Medication Management  CPR, CPI

 IV Canulation  Phlebotomy

Education

Graduate Diploma Nursing (Rehabilitation of the Older Person) University of Limerick, Ireland

Personal Details

Languages: Fluent English & Romanian