Experienced, Hardworking Private Duty Nurse

Serial No: 12435
Skills keywords: basic life supoprt, care, emergency room, nursing, operatimg, patients, surgery

Short Bio:

I am an extremely hardworking and highly motivated professional with diverse experience in Operating and Emergency Rooms. As you will note from my enclosed resume, in my current role as a Private Duty Nurse for Msgr. Cristobal E. Garcia, SAP, HP, I am responsible for monitoring patients’ vital signs every 4 hours, accurately maintaining patient records and using a glucometer to conduct routine blood glucose monitoring.

Current location:  MIMAROPA, Philippines - View on map
Nationality: Filipino
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Medical and Nursing
Spoken languages: english, Tagalog, Visayan
Location I am interested in working: canada

Education And Qualifications
BSc: Nursing (1994)
University of the Visayas

Secondary (1990)
University of San Jose-Recoletos

Intermediate (1986)
Pooc Elementary School

Private Duty Nurse (1997 – date)
MSGR. CRISTOBAL E. GARCIA, SAP, HP, Cansojong, Talisay City, Cebu, Philippines
• Delivering consistently high standards of patient care by empathising with patients and their families / carers while ensuring consistent compliance with established procedures, policy and regulations
• Diligently monitoring patients’ vital signs every 4 hours, accurately maintaining patient records and using a glucometer to conduct routine blood glucose monitoring, making appropriate referrals as necessary
• Administering insulin subcutaneously in accordance with doctors’ instructions, additionally, administering oral hypoglycaemic agents as prescribed
• Providing fast acting simple carbohydrates if indications are identified during assessment, assisting patients to perform daily routines / personal care activities and maintaining accurate patient charts

Operating Room / Emergency Room Staff Nurse
• Effectively prioritizing workload to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously, including obtaining endorsements from previous shifts and monitoring / maintaining the sterility of the unit
• Educating patients and their families / carers regarding individual health care plans and ongoing patient needs, ensuring that all medical / technical information is communicated in easily accessible terminology
• Familiarizing scheduled operations, checking OR packs / sets, monitoring equipment to ensure optimum functionality / maintenance and preparing /opening packs, instruments and other items required for surgery
• Ensuring consistent compliance with pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care standards / procedures

Pre – Operative Care
• Fulfilling responsibility for establishing the correct identification of all patients, ensuring that patients are wearing the appropriate OR gown and conscientiously reviewing the pre-operative order / checklist
• Utilizing excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish a rapport with the patient, accompanying them into theatre and ensuring compliance with safety measures

Intra – Operative Care
• Managing accountability for allocated assignments (Scrub or Circulating Nurse) during surgical procedures, assisting with the induction of anaesthesia and assisting in scheduled operations
• Diligently counting instruments, sponges and needles used, commencing blood transfusion as directed and administering IV, IM and subcutaneous medications
• Working effectively as part of a team to prepare sufficiently for emergencies that may occur in the Operating Room, in accordance with established procedures

Post-operative Care
• Monitoring patients during their recovery from the anaesthesia administered in the OR, including checking vital signs every 15 minutes until it stabilizes
• Consistently complying with Observed Standards of Post-Anaesthesia Care, informing family members of patients’ condition / recovery and evaluating patients’ status, submitting referrals as necessary
• Maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient records, accompanying patients to the unit after surgery and providing the correct endorsement
• Monitoring OR stocks, supplies and medications, making requisitions from the pharmacy / property department, following-up outstanding borrowed articles / equipment and reporting lost / damaged items

Fluent English, Tagalog and Visayan