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Andrew King
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Simpsonville, SC 29681
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Rehabillitation Nurse : Roger C. Peace Rehabillitation Hospital Nov 2013Present Greenville Health System Greenville, SC Primary Nurse, Rehabilitation Unit
  • Involved with bedside nursing at Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital which is part of the Greenville Health Care System. The majority of the patients have long term deficits including: spinal cord injuries, strokes, amputations, as well as brain injuries. Responsible for coordinating the care of six patients and participate in a multidisciplinary team. Directly involved in bowel and bladder programs, including patient and family teaching. Responsible for wound care, pain management, tracheotomy care, as well as ostomy care.Developed proficiency in teaching families how to use lifting/mobility equipment. Responsible for family training prior to discharge home.
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Hospice Nurse: McCall Hospice House Nov 2009Aug 2012 Bonsecours St-Francis Hospital System Greenville, SC Worked in a 32 bed hospice setting which was part of the BonSecours-St-Francis Health Care System. Responsibilities as a Primary nurse included  assessing and coordinating the care of a group of patients in their final stages of life. Responsible for the education of families in areas such as: pain management, secretion and airway management, pressure ulcer prevention and management. On-going care of the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families. Developed expertise in assisting families and patients through the difficulties of the grief process. Demonstrated  how the merging of compassion and knowledge can have a positive impact  on patient's and family's outcomes as well as on the entire nursing team. Involved in preceptor programs that trained novice nurses in the field of hospice care. Responsible for developing several teaching aids to assist staff as well as families.
Neuroscience Nurse Nov 2002Aug 2009 Greenville Hospital System Greenville, SC Responsible for coordinating the care of a group of patients on a Neuroscience specialty unit in an acute care facility. Carried out plan of care for patients that had various neurological insults: severe brain injuries, brain and spinal tumors,  intractable seizure disorders, Gilliam Barre, Parkinson's,spinal cord injuries, strokes, back surgeries.
Developed mastery of tracheotomy care, ventricular drainage systems, traction and splint devices, pain pumps, chest tubes, wound vacs. Involved in Unit council to develop creative and innovative teaching strategies for patients who have neurological deficits.
Assistant Head Nurse: Pediatric Neuro-Cardiac Unit Nov 1982Jan 1993 Montreal Children's Hospital Montreal, PQ Responsible for the learning needs of the clinical staff. Also responsible for planning patient assignments. Participated in the hiring of new clinical staff. Kept on-going records of staff performance in order to present reliable feedback during staff evaluations. Occupied position of charge nurse in the absence of nurse manager. Membership on many hospital committees.
Assistant Head Nurse: Pediatric Neuro-Cardiac Unit Nov 1982Jan 1993 Montreal Children's Hospital Montreal, PQ Responsible for the nursing team's staff development and supervision. Involved in staff evaluations and disciplinary actions. Recognized as a caring and knowledgeable leader. Dedicated to assisting nurses to develop a practice that is based on sound knowledge, good communication skills and respects the individualized needs of patients.
Primary Pediatric Nurse Nov 1982Jan 1988 Montreal Children's Hospital Montreal, PQ Responsible as primary nurse for carrying out the plan of care for pediatric patients who suffered from congenital heart malformations or neurological disorders. Involved with teaching parents how to care for medically fragile infants. Designed teaching program to prepare children for heart and brain surgery tailoring the method that best matched their developmental levels. Co-author of a resource guide for parents of children with severe head injuries in the Montreal area. Mastered skills with pediatric pain pumps, TPN,  external ventricular drainage systems, as well as traction devices and chest tubes.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Jun 1982 McGill University Montreal, PQ Completed a three year program which used the McGill Model of Nursing as its conceptual framework . Strong emphasis on health and coping throughout the lifespan. Teaching settings included various large university hospitals in Montreal as well as community health agencies.
Graduated with Great Distinction and University Scholar. Awarded Lexy Fellowship Memorial Prize. Chosen as Valedictorian for Health Sciences Graduation Ceremony 1982.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Jun 1982 McGill University Montreal, PQ
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Previous Companies:

  • Greenville Health System
  • Bonsecours St Francis Hospital System
  • Greenville Hospital System

Previous Job Positions:

  • Rehabillitation Nurse Roger C Peace Rehabillitation Hospital
  • Hospice Nurse McCall Hospice House
  • Neuroscience Nurse
  • Assistant Head Nurse Pediatric Neuro Cardiac Unit
  • Primary Pediatric Nurse

Schools:

  • McGill University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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