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Amelia Cooper
Professional Summary

Service-oriented RN with 22 year background in Newborn nursery, labor and delivery. Core competencies include physical assessment, IV therapy, computer documentation and fetal monitoring as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.


1. Stabilization of newborns for transport.     2.Triage of Obstetrical patients, accurate report to physicians for care of these patients.

3.Care of laboring patients, recognition of changes in the status of the mother and fetus.  Knowledge of proper interventions to correct adverse situations. 4. Recognizing need for case management consults in those who have special needs be it social or medical.

5. Preparedness of unit, keeping equipment in stock and and in working order.  Making sure checklists are up to date. 6. Working with staff to assure patient satisfaction. 

7. Building positive rapport with patients to help them feel safe and well cared for.  Keep patients updated and giving them education on their care.

newborn, labor and delivery nurse Jan 1993Present Centra Southside Community Hospital Farmville, Va
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Inform physician of patient's condition during anesthesia.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment, or supplies and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained.
  • Assessment of the normal newborn and stabilization of the sick newborn.
  • Communication and education of families in the care of their babies.
  • Encouragement and support of breastfeeding.
infusion nurse May 2006Jan 2007 Home Health Inc. Arvonia, Va


  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Observe nurses and visit patients to ensure proper nursing care.
  • Conduct specified laboratory tests.
  • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth and develop health improvement programs.
  • Provided monthly IgG therapy to a patient with multiple sclerosis for 4 months.
newborn nursery, antepartum Sep 2002Jan 2003 Johnston Willis Hospital Richmond, Va Care of newborns in newborn nursery.  Assessment and recording of measurements and vital signs, obtaining blood work as ordered.
Care of ante-partal patients: ie. preterm labor, premature rupture of membranes, pregnancy induced hypertension.
These patients are sometimes in the hospital on bedrest for many weeks or months, the care plans change due to the physical and psychosocial effects of long term hospitalizations.
LPN Oct 1989Jan 1993 Southside Community Hospital Farmville, Va
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas or douches, rubbing with alcohol, massaging, or performing catheterizations.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
  • Collect samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum from patients, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
  • Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output.
  • Prepare or examine food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
  • Apply compresses, ice bags, or hot water bottles.
  • Wash and dress bodies of deceased persons.
  • Clean rooms and make beds.
  • Assist in delivery, care, or feeding of infants.
Dental Assistant Jun 1986Sep 1988 Dr. Keith Oulie DDS Cumberland, Va
  • Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.
Associate of Applied Science : Nursing Oct 2000 Regents College Albany, NY
Diploma : Practical Nursing Sep 1989 Southside School of Practical Nursing Farmville, Va
Associate of Applied Science : Human Services May 1985 Southside Virginia Community College Keysville, Va

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School Attended
Regents College