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Joseph Clark
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Professional Summary

Highly trained Registered Nurse, Charge Nurse, and Resource Nurse with fifteen years of experience, on a 47-bed Medical/Surgical Telemetry Unit.  Excellent cardiac clinical abilities.  Excellent communication, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking skills.  Dedicated to patient advocacy and customer service.  Serves as a preceptor/mentor for new nurses.  Patient oriented, hard-working, and motivated individual.  Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care.  Licensed in Florida with expertise in Cardiac and Vascular Care.

Skills
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Charge RN/Resource Nurse
  • Patient Advocate
  • Preceptor/Mentor
  • Peer/Panel Interviews
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Complex Problem Solving Skills
  • Arrhythmia Interpretation
  • Phlebotomy
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Excellent Time Management
Experience
Registered Nurse III: Dec 2014Present Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute: Hollywood , Fl Works as a Charge Nurse on a 47-bed Telemetry/Cardiac and Vascular Unit.  Provides care for a group of six adult Telemetry/CHF patients.  Communicates well with other disciplines of the healthcare team on a daily basis.  Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluate treatment plans and continuity of care.
Registered Nurse II: Oct 1999Dec 2014 Memorial Regional Hospital: Hollywood, Florida
  • Manage patients' airway or pulmonary status using techniques such as endotracheal intubation, mechanical ventilation, pharmacological support, respiratory therapy, and extubation.
  • Assess patients' medical histories to predict anesthesia response.
  • Select, order, or administer anesthetics, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, fluids or blood products as necessary.
  • Monitor patients' responses, including skin color, pupil dilation, pulse, heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, ventilation, or urine output, using invasive and noninvasive techniques.
  • Document data related to patients' care including assessment results, interventions, medications, patient responses, or treatment changes.
  • Perform emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Manage patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses, and changing care plans accordingly.
  • Administer blood and blood product transfusions or intravenous infusions, monitoring patients for adverse reactions.
  • Assess urgent and emergent health conditions using both physiologically and technologically derived data.
  • Set up, operate, or monitor invasive equipment and devices such as colostomy or tracheotomy equipment, mechanical ventilators, catheters, gastrointestinal tubes, and central lines.
  • Diagnose acute or chronic conditions that could result in rapid physiological deterioration or life-threatening instability.
  • Discuss illnesses and treatments with patients and family members.
  • Discuss illnesses and treatments with patients and family members.
  • Collaborate with members of multidisciplinary health care teams to plan, manage, or assess patient treatments.
  • Obtain specimens or samples for laboratory work.
  • Collaborate with patients to plan for future health care needs or to coordinate transitions and referrals.
  • Assist patients in organizing their health care system activities.
  • Analyze the indications, contraindications, risk complications, and cost-benefit tradeoffs of therapeutic interventions.
  • Assess the impact of illnesses or injuries on patients' health, function, growth, development, nutrition, sleep, rest, quality of life, or family, social and educational relationships.
  • Treat wounds or superficial lacerations.
  • Assess the needs of patients' family members or caregivers.
  • Distinguish between normal and abnormal developmental and age-related physiological and behavioral changes in acute, critical, and chronic illness.
  • Provide formal and informal education to other staff members.
Nursing Assistant: Jul 1998May 1999 Felt Home Care, Inc.: Margate , Fl

Provided personal care to patients. 

Assessed level of consciousness as it relates to illness; observed for changes and notified the Agency.

Performs non-nursing patient care activities of daily living (ADL's) within unit specific defined limits and job scope, such as assistance with patient elimination, hygiene, comfort, safety, nutrition, and progress activity.
Performs and documents, where applicable, care administered, diagnostic measurements, treatments and procedures as determined by skills training and validation in accordance with established policies and procedures. Reports observations, conditions and problems of patients to licensed personnel to achieve desired patient outcomes.

Contacting Agency Personnel as appropriate, and follows through with meeting patient needs.
Assists with positioning and transporting of patients to physician's appointments, and other daily activities.
Seeks guidance and validation of knowledge base, skill level and decision making as necessary, especially in areas of question, from Agency and assigned licensed personnel.
Provides for the privacy of patients and families and keeping the safety of the patient in mind.
Assumes responsibility for growth and development by participating in continuing education. Completes required continuous training and education, including Agency specific requirements.
Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communications with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.

Nursing Assistant: Jun 1998May 1999 Total Health Care Services: Pompano Beach, Fl

Performed all the above duties of the Nursing Assistant.

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, and meal preparations.

Administrative Secretary II to Division Director: Oct 1993Dec 1996 Dade County Corrections & Rehabilitation Department: Miami , Fl

Drafted, typed and edited memos, letters, reports, and other correspondence.

Maintained calendar for Division Director.

Arranged meetings and appointments.

Prepared fiscal year's budget through the Automated Budget Development System (ABDS).

Screened & directed phone calls and visitors.

Relayed information and directives to divisions & departmental staff and sometimes the public as needed.

Recorded & distributed Division Director's mail as well as correspondence for signature.

Acted as liaison with other units.

Prepared departmental encumbrance forms & check requests for Division Director & employees to procure office supplies & equipment.

Transcribed dictation.

Prepared travel requests, expense reports, etc.

Attended meetings; transcribed notes; prepared minutes.

Maintained filing system; 'weeded' old files and created filing index for easy reference.

Maintained the Payroll Attendance Record (PAR).

Compiled weekly reports for the Bureaus in the Division for the Department Director's Senior Staff Meetings.

Performed other related duties as required by the Division or Department Directors.

Administrative Secretary II: Feb 1992Oct 1993 Girl Friday Personnel (Assigned to Assistant Director, Dade County Corrections & Rehabilitation): Miami, Fl

Assumed the duties and responsibilities of the Department Head Secretary during her absence

Maintained calendar for Assistant Director

Arranged meetings

Maintained confidential correspondence

Coordinated the correspondence tracking system from the county manager's office by assigning due dates, sending reminders, etc.

Recorded correspondence from the Director's signature file

Word Processor Operator II: Jun 1991Jan 1992 Girl Friday Personnel (Assigned to Dade County Corrections & Rehabilitation, Internal Affairs Unit): Miami, Fl

Type Investigative Reports

Transcribed taped statements of individuals involved in various Incident Reports

Retrieved & revised Investigative Reports, Statements & other documents

Prepared & typed weekly Transmittal Panels, Transmittal Findings, and Polygraph Examinations

Prepared case files for various Disposition Panels

Distributed Panel Findings for the different Panel Groups

Prepared weekly itinerary of commander, lieutenant and sergeants

Education and Licensure
Master of Science: Health Law, Dec 2013 NovaSoutheastern University, Davie, Florida
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Jun 2002 Florida International University, Fort Lauderdale, Fl
Associate of Science: Nursing Technology, May 1999 Broward College, Davie, Fl
Certificate in Records Management , Apr 1990 University of the West Indies, St. Andrew, JA
Certificate: Word Processing, May 1989 Software Training Center, St. Andrew, JA
General Certificate of Education (GCE) , Jun 1986 North Street Excelsior, Kingston , JA
Caribbean Examinations Council (CXE) , Jun 1983 Ardenne High School, St. Andrew, JA
Community Service

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes, East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Oct. 23, 2014.

Feed the Homeless, St. Bartholomew Catholic Church/Broward Outreach Center, Sept. 14, 2014.

Participated in the North Broward Hospital District Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Conference, 1999.

Awards and Honors

Employee of the Month, Memorial Regional Hospital/MRH Cardiac and Vascular Institute (Dec. 2014).

Employee of the Month, Memorial Regional Hospital (May 2010).

Certificate of Appreciation, (10 years of service), Memorial Regional Hospital, (2010).

Nurse of the Year, Memorial Regional Hospital (May 2008).

Graduated with Honors, Broward College Nursing Program, (1999).

Awarded a nursing scholarship from South Broward Hospital District, (June 1997)


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Previous Companies:

  • Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
  • Memorial Regional Hospital
  • Felt Home Care

Previous Job Positions:

  • Registered Nurse III
  • Registered Nurse II
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Administrative Secretary II to Division Director
  • Administrative Secretary II

Schools:

  • NovaSoutheastern University
  • Florida International University
  • Broward College
  • University of the West Indies
  • Software Training Center
  • North Street Excelsior
  • Ardenne High School

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate in Records Management
  • Certificate
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE)
  • Caribbean Examinations Council (CXE)

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