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Anna Gonzales
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Professional Summary

Service-oriented Registered Nurse with 25+ years background in Intensive Care Core competencies include Cardiac Care, Open Heart Surgery, and Respiratory Failure skills as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

Accomplished and energetic  with a solid history of achievement. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include cardiac, pulmonary and trauma. 

Certified Critical Care RN with expert knowledge of medical terminology and HIPPA compliance.  Passionate with dedicated established career working in hospital settings   demonstrates quality patient care and education.

Dedicated registered nurse with 30  years of experience combining management and customer service expertise in medical surgical and intensisve care.  Looking for a position where above skills can be utilized for the betterment of others.

Skills
  • Administration and Management
  • Active Listening
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Operations Analysis
  • Instructing
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Service Orientation
  • Troubleshooting
Experience
Clinician II Jul 1997Apr 1999 St. Joseph Medical Center Kansas City, MO
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Manage the movement of patients into and out of facility
  • Greeting and assisting with admission of new patients, stocking supplies, or taking inventory.
  • Plan and direct activities of the Intensive Care Unit  coordinating with other department heads as required.
  
Registered Nurse Jul 1985Aug 1993 Shawnee Mission Medical Center Merriam, KS
  • Administer post-anesthesia medications or fluids to support patients' cardiovascular systems.
  • Perform pre-anesthetic screenings, including physical evaluations and patient interviews, and document results.
  • Insert peripheral and maintain central intravenous catheters.
  • Administer post-anesthesia medications or treatments to patients.
  • Administer pre-anesthetic medications.
  • Maintain arterial lines for monitoring of cardiovascular status, obtaining blood for arterial blood gases and other labwork.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in nursing.
  • Transfer patients from Intensive Care when stable
  • Administer pre-anesthetic medications.
  • Obtain informed consent from patients for anesthesia procedures.
  • Respond to emergency situations by providing airway management, administering emergency fluids or drugs, or using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.
  • Monitor patients' responses, including skin color, pupil dilation, pulse, heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, ventilation, or urine output, using invasive and noninvasive techniques.
  • Select, prepare, or use equipment, monitors, supplies, or drugs for the stabilization of Intensive Care patients
   Respond to Code Blue utilizing ACLS standards
Critical Care Nurses Mar 1982Jun 1985 St. Luke's Hospital Kansas City, MO
  • Assess patients' pain levels and sedation requirements.
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Assess patients' psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Coordinate patient care conferences.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
Critical Care Nurse(RN) Sep 1981Mar 1982 The Methodist Hospital Houston, TX same as St. Luke's
Office Nurse Mar 1981Sep 1981 Northeast Cardiology Humble , TX
  • Set up equipment and prepare medical treatment rooms.
  • Inventory and requisition supplies and instruments.
  • Clean rooms and make beds.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to new mediications givn at the office
  • Assist with stress testing,  noting vital signs, changes in 12 lead EKG as stress test continues.
    Application of Holter Monitor and instruction on when and
    what to document during next 24 hr. of testing.
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds.
  • Sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them., giving messages to the doctor, making appointments, and cancellations
Critical Care Nurse Mar 1977Mar 1981 Northeast Medical Center Humble , TX
  • Assess patients' pain levels and sedation requirements.
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Assess family adaptation levels and coping skills to determine whether intervention is needed
  • Identify malfunctioning equipment or devices.
  • Participate in professional organizations and continuing education to improve practice knowledge and skills.
  • Participate in the development, review, and evaluation of nursing practice protocols.
  • Ensure that equipment or devices are properly stored after use.
  • Plan, provide, or evaluate educational programs for nursing staff, interdisciplinary health care team members, and community members.
  • Provide post-mortem care.
Education
Critical Care Nursing 6 wk. Class : Successfully Completed Nov 1983 St. Luke's Hospital Kansas City, MO
Diploma : Nursing(RN) May 1969 Research Hospital School of Nursing Kansas City , MO

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