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Scarlett Watson
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Professional Summary
Motivated and clinically curious Registered Nurse with a solid history in acute care. Expertise include detailed assessment skills, safe medication administration, and compassionate care for all patients. Handles tasks with strong organizational and prioritization abilities.
Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Mechanical
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Proven Leadership
  • Customer and Personal Service
Experience
Registered Nurse- Emergency Department Aug 2015Present University of South Alabama Medical Center Mobile, AL
  • Worked as part of a team of medical professionals during Trauma Alerts at a Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Stabilized and managed critically ill patients suffering from major trauma.
  • Used the Emergency Severity Index tool to assign triage categories to patients coming to the Emergency Department
  • Used the A-I assessment tool in trauma patients who were brought to the ED by ambulance or helicopter.
  • Actively applied ACLS and BLS protocols and logarithms in cardiac arrest situations.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • 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.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
Nursing Assistant Jul 2014Jul 2015 University of South Alabama Medical Center Mobile, AL
  • Performed over 1000 hours on the Med/Surg floor, Emergency Room, Cardiac and Gastroinstestinal floors, and Orthopedic/Trauma areas of the hospital providing care to both acutely ill and stabilized patients.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
  • Turn or reposition bedridden patients.
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Gather information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care.
  • Apply clean dressings, slings, stockings, or support bandages, under direction of nurse or physician.
  • Transport patients to treatment units, testing units, operating rooms, or other areas, using wheelchairs, stretchers, or moveable beds.
Chinook Helicopter Mechanic Jan 2013Mar 2015 United States Army National Guard Gulfport, MS
  • See United States Army Section Below

Chinook Helicopter Mechanic May 2009Dec 2012 United States Army- Active Duty Ft. Wainwright, AK
  • Contributed to the maintenance of a fully operational fleet of CH-47 helicopters that provided humanitarian relief to the citizens of Pakistan in 2010.
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation.
  • Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance.
  • Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations.
  • Check for corrosion, distortion, and invisible cracks in the fuselage, wings, and tail, using x-ray and magnetic inspection equipment.
  • Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.
  • Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
  • Maintain physical fitness at the standard necessary to perform the Army Physical Fitness Test.
  • Maintain knowledge of a proficiency at the operation of an M16A2 rifle.
  • Maintained current knowledge of all necessary Army Regulations and Guidelines.
Education
Bachelor of Science : Nursing Jul 2015 University of South Alabama Mobile, AL Included in my formal education within the hospital and classroom, I also participated in various clinical and community based activities to broaden my spectrum of nursing care and professions:
-Performed scoliosis screening of over 400 School-Aged children
-Performed preventative health screenings on an entire elementary school
- Performed routine health check ups and patient education sessions with the elderly population at a local senior living community
-Performed over 180 hours in a Level 1 Trauma Center Emergency Department
Awards
  • Two Army Achievement Medals (2010, 2011)
  • Humanitarian Service Medal (2010)
  • National Defense Service Medal (2009)
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (2009)
  • Army Certificate of Achievement (2011)
Additional Information
*Current American Heart Association BLS/ ACLS/ PALS certifications
*In depth understanding of the electronic medical record software system known as Soarian.
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Previous Companies:

  • University of South Alabama Medical Center
  • United States Army National Guard
  • United States Army Active Duty

Previous Job Positions:

  • Registered Nurse Emergency Department
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Chinook Helicopter Mechanic

Schools:

  • University of South Alabama

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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