Apr 2013 －Present
Home and Hospice care for Elderly family member with Advanced Alzheimer's Disease. Education of family members regarding Disease and End of Life Processes and Outcomes. Training of family members in Infection Control, Care, and Nutrition.
May 2012 －Mar 2013
DePaul Medical Center
Epic Superuser for Hospital wide transition to Computer Based Charting.Taught staff with Effective Learning Strategies for working with and understanding the software system. Educator of Effective Bonding Techniques, Newborn Care and Nutrition. Evaluate patients' post surgical responses, taking appropriate corrective actions or requesting consultation if complications occur.
Aug 2010 －Aug 2011
Travel nurse specializing in the Education and Care of High Risk Pregnancies and deliveries. Specialized Education given to individuals and families with complex Disease Processes and Complications. Monitor, Record, and Report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions. Maintain Accurate, Detailed reports and records. Consult and Coordinate with Healthcare Team members to Assess, Plan, Implement, and Evaluate Patient Care Plans.
Jun 2009 －Jul 2010
Interim Healthcare Staffing
Maintains Records of Patient Care, Condition and Progress. Monitor and Record Vital Signs. Provide patient with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, automobiles, dressing and grooming.Prepare and serve meals to patient. Accompany patient to the Doctors' Office or other trips outside the home, providing transportation assistance and companionship. Direct client in Physical Therapy Exercises. Provide patient and family with Instruction and Emotional Support in adapting to disability. Provide Tube Feeding and Medication.
Jul 2007 －Jun 2009
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Assisted with Epic Implementation during Hospital wide roll-out. Education of co-workers using EPIC Software. Modify Patient Treatment Plans as indicated by patients' Responses and Condition. Consult and Coordinate with the Healthcare Team Members to Assess, Plan, Implement and Evaluate Patient Care Plans. Conduct specified Laboratory Tests. Instruct clients and families on Complex Educational topics related to High Risk Pregnancies and related Disease Processes. Prepare and Assist with Patient Examinations and Treatments. Electronic Fetal Monitoring of Intrauterine Pregnancies.
Nov 2007 －Apr 2009
Carilion Clinic Occupation Medicine
Group Educational Presentations, along with Individual Education and Counseling. Traveled to job sites and performed Health and Wellness Screenings. Wellness Counseling to individual Clients.
Feb 2007 －Jul 2007
National Healthcare Staffing
Travel nurse Specializing in the Education and Assessment of patients with High Risk Pregnancies and Deliveries. Instruct and Educate new mothers in multiple feeding Methods, Nutrition, and daily care of newborns. Instruct patients in self care and personal nutrition.
Jun 2004 －Feb 2007
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Care and Education of patients following Surgery. Care of patients during Labor, C-Sections and Vaginal deliveries. Education of Patients in Labor Techniques, Pain Management, and Coping Skills during Labor and Delivery. Circulating nurse in the OR. Inform physician of Patients Condition during Anesthesia. Modify patient Treatment Plans as indicated by Patients Responses and Condition. Administer Oral and Intravenous Medications. Consult and Coordinate with Healthcare Team Members to Assess, Plan, Implement and Evaluate patient Care Plans.
Home Health Aide
Mar 2003 －Jun 2004
Maintain Records of Patient Care, Condition, Progress, and report Observations to supervisor. Administer oral medications as directed by physician and ensure that patient takes medication. Check patient Vital Signs. Provide patient with assistance moving in and out of beds, bath, wheelchairs, automobiles, and with dressing and grooming. Assisted with feeding of patient, changing bed linens, diapers and other Personal Care. Provide patients and families with Emotional Support in adapting to illness. Entertain, converse with, and read aloud to Patient for Mental Stimulation and enjoyment.
Jan 2000 －Jul 2001
Little River Farm
Manage private Livestock Operation. Feed and water livestock, monitor food and water supplies. Examine animals to detect Illness, Injury, or Disease, and too Check Physical Characteristics, such as weight gain or loss. Ordering and Management of feeding program. Training of Staff related to Job Duties. Provide Medical Treatment, such as Administering Medications and Vaccines. Assess and Consult with Medical Professionals regarding more extensive treatment plans. Mix feed, additives, and medicines in proportions appropriate for Assessment of individual animals. Groom, clip, trim and manage animals.
Mar 1995 －Dec 1999
Sandy River Equestrian Center
Educate and Train employee job duties, practices, and safety to farm workers. Monitor pasture and grazing land and ensure that livestock are supplemented to Maintain Adequate Body Weight. Negotiate with Sellers for the acquisition of crops and feed. Adult Education in the proper Care and Management of livestock. Educator and Trainer of Adult riding techniques, animal Care, and Nutrition .
Oct 1994 －Dec 1999
Texas Steakhouse & Saloon
Education and Training of New Staff, make sure they Follow Instructions. Ensured that food was delivered in a Timely Manner, that Presentation Exceeded Standards. Check with Customers to ensure that meals meet Expectations, take all necessary Action to Exceed Customer Expectations.
Nov 1987 －Mar 1995
Oversee and Complete Activities directly to Promoting Business Services and Marketing. Direct and Coordinate Activities of subordinates in relation to Sales and Marketing. Manage staff, preparing Work Schedules and Assigning specific Duties. Establish and Implement Policies, Goals, and Objectives with organizational officials, and staff members as necessary. Determine Staffing Requirements, Interview, Hire and Train new Employees. Perform Sales Work, such as greeting and assisting customers, stocking shelves, and taking inventory. Implement Product-Marketing strategies, and Design displays.
Apr 1983 －Aug 1986
C.W. Post University
Prepare Lesson Plans, and Development of Teaching Strategies to Adult Learners. Plan, Evaluate and Revise Curricula, Content, and Methods of Instruction.Prepare and Deliver Core Content to Students.