Relevant Skills and Experience: I am an experienced nurse, accustomed to working in a wide range of very demanding environments. I am presently working as a delivery room nurse, where my present responsibilities include: monitoring fetus and mother during labor; taking vital signs and weight of newborn; providing post-delivery nursing care to mother and baby; preparing delivery rooms and patients; sterilizing medical equipment required in the delivery room; and breastfeeding and lactation consulting and support. My prior roles include, working as a staff nurse in the following settings: (i) Operating Room, (ii) Delivery room, (iii) Emergency room, (iv) Pediatric ICU and (v) Rehabilitation medicine. I have also worked as a relief nurse at a call center. My prior responsibilities have included: identifying patient care requirements; establishing a compassionate environment; establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions; assuring quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care set by board of nursing and other governing bodies; maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; protecting patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations; documenting patient care services by charting in patient and department records; ensuring operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques; maintaining nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results; and maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops.
Personal Attributes Relevant to the Position: I believe that caring for others requires balancing kindness, respect and professionalism. I am looking forward to using my experience to serve others in a personalized setting.
Certifications & Additional Skills: I have Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Availability: Immediately, upon offer.
Regional Preference: Vancouver, BC, Canada