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Claire Diaz
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Professional Summary
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Telemetry Nurse Apr 2008Present Watauga Medical Center Boone, NC
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • 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.
  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Assess patients' psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Coordinate patient care conferences.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Assess family adaptation levels and coping skills to determine whether intervention is needed.
  • Supervise and monitor unit nursing staff.
  • Identify malfunctioning equipment or devices.
Critical Care Registered Nurse Nov 1984Present Watauga Medical Center Boone, NC
  • Ensure that equipment or devices are properly stored after use.
  • Plan, provide, or evaluate educational programs for nursing staff, interdisciplinary health care team members, and community members.
  • Provide post-mortem care.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • 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.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Assess patients' psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Coordinate patient care conferences.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Assess family adaptation levels and coping skills to determine whether intervention is needed.
  • Supervise and monitor unit nursing staff.
  • Participate in the development, review, and evaluation of nursing practice protocols.
  • Ensure that equipment or devices are properly stored after use.
Team Leader RN Dec 2012May 2013 Watauga Medical Center Boone, NC
Critical Care Registered Float RN Feb 2003Apr 2008 Frye Regional Medical Center Hickory, NC
  • Assess patients' psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Coordinate patient care conferences.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Assess family adaptation levels and coping skills to determine whether intervention is needed.
  • Supervise and monitor unit nursing staff.
  • Identify malfunctioning equipment or devices.
  • Participate in professional organizations and continuing education to improve practice knowledge and skills.
  • Participate in the development, review, and evaluation of nursing practice protocols.
  • Ensure that equipment or devices are properly stored after use.
  • Plan, provide, or evaluate educational programs for nursing staff, interdisciplinary health care team members, and community members.
  • Provide post-mortem care.
Operating Room Nurse Jul 1999Aug 2002 Watauga Medical Center Boone, NC
  • 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.
  • Administer local, inhalation, intravenous, or other anesthetics.
  • 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.
  • Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment, or supplies and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained.
  • Hand items to surgeons during operations.
Education
Associate of Applied Science : Nursing Nov 1984 Caldwell Community College Hudson, NC
Community Service
Volunteered in my church with Sunday school classes, teaching and assisting.  Also was on the Leadership council at church for 3 years.
Affiliations
Member NCNA and ANA.
Awards
Received Daisy awards from two patients I took care of.  This award honors nurses who the patient and/or their families feel has been given excellent care of their loved ones.
Additional Information
Taught classes in critical care nursing on various topics. Am currently on Cardiology service Advisory committee. Was on CPR committee. In my team leader position I supervised IMCU and medical surgical units and adjusted staffing as needed.
I currently precepted and student nurse for 12 weeks and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
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Previous Companies:

  • Watauga Medical Center
  • Frye Regional Medical Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Telemetry Nurse
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse
  • Team Leader RN
  • Critical Care Registered Float RN
  • Operating Room Nurse

Schools:

  • Caldwell Community College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science

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