SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS :A highly disciplined, diligent and sincere Registered Nurse with a thorough knowledge at different areas : Almost 20years continuous experienced in Neurosurgery – Orthopedic Surgery High Dependency Unit in a JCI Accredited hospital, more than a 5 years in Adult and Medical-Surgical area, Worked as a Staff nurse in B.Y.L Nair Hospital in Mumbai in India . Experienced in out-patient department especially in orthopedic and endocrinology clinic. Escorted VIP patient with brain tumor from Doha Qatar to London UK in Harley Street Clinic. Strengths include strong leadership as well as excellent written and oral communication skills and computer literate. Effectively utilizes available resources to provide quality and a high standard of care for patients and their relatives. Well versed in First Aid, Immediate Life Support and completed the course for Essential Disaster Administration & Management Support Course. Competent in using mechanical ventilator and care for patient with Extra-ventricular Drain. Has great ability in pre and post-operative care and all aseptic procedures. My critical care and trauma experience has highlighted the importance of team work, while teaching me to be self-sufficient. Efficient, cooperative and pleasant with the medical and nursing staff, as well as kind and understanding to the patients.WORKING EXPERIENCE :EXPERIENCE 1 :
Dates Employer’s Name & Location Job Title
Supervising Officer Reason for Leaving 23/04/92 to present Hamad Medical Corporation Hamad General Hospital (JCI Accredited) Doha, Qatar
(Tertiary-more than 3,000 bed capacity) Staff Nurse
Amelia Gourpage Head Nurse
Spouse relocation to IndiaDuties & Responsibilities :
Perform any other required nursing duties.
Check assignment of patients as well as special assignments.
Receive a full bedside hand over from outgoing nurse. This is to include the following :
Patient - General condition, ID band, IV cannula, IV Fluids and IV labels skin state, safety measures in place, medication, problems, tests or procedures done and still to be done, invasive devices, wound dressings, drains, catheters.
Documentation – patient file, medication profile, flow sheet, IV labels, special notices (e.g. NPO, fistula) all to be checked.
Environment – tidiness, cleanliness, and maintenance required (.e. call bells not working, lights not working).
Equipment – necessary equipment available in working order correct settings, clean.
Introduce to patients, family and attendees and find out if there are any problems. Ensures that are all familiar with environment and equipment.
Complete physical assessment and document accurate within the first hour of the shift and then according to patient condition and unit protocol.
Perform any blood extractions as needed and fill in all request forms correctly.
Assist with meals.
Prepare and assist with procedures in the unit.
Prepare patients according to policy/protocol for procedures out of the unit.
Give post procedure care according to policy/protocol. Do full physical assessment immediately post procedure.
Accompany patients going for procedures out of the unit.
Assist patients with hygiene and toilet needs.
Administer medications and documents according to protocol/policy.
Give appropriate education to patient and family and refer to any other specialities when necessary (.e. dietician, smoking clinic, etc).
Send all medication prescription to pharmacy promptly and follow-up that these are received back and are correct. Check all unit dose medications and refer any problems to head nurse/in charge nurse.
Admit/transfer/discharge patients as required, ensuring that all necessary documentation is fully completed and that patient belongings and medications are dealt with according to policy/protocol.
Supervise the cleaning and preparing of the bed and room prior to next admission ensuring that it is in accordance with infection control policy.
Follow up results of laboratory tests, referrals, diagnostic tests and document them correctly.
Assist wherever the head nurse/in-charge nurse requests.
Assist with ward clerk duties when he/she is not on duty.
Fill in logbooks when necessary and initiate ova’s when needed. Sponsored links :
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Inform head nurse/in-charge of any supplies needed, equipment needing repair, general maintenance needed.
Carry out special assignments – crash cart must be checked within first hour of the shift.
The patient assigned nurse is responsible for ensuring that the crash cart is clean and restocked after an arrest.
Keep in charge nurse/head nurse informed at all times about change in patients condition, new/changed orders, procedures, tests done or to be done, results, unusual occurrences.
Give comprehensive bedside handover to incoming nurse.EXPERIENCE 2 :
Dates Employer’s Name & Location Job Title
Supervising Officer Reason for Leaving Apr.1987 to Apr.1992 B.Y.L Nair Ch. Hospital, Bombay Central, Mumbai. (1000 bed capacity) Medical & Surgical Nurse. Mrs Bhat Nursing Director
Resigned to work abroad.Duties & Responsibilities :
Participates in doctor’s rounds and carry out doctor’s order properly.
Prepares the client and the necessary equipment for diagnostic procedures and assist the doctor.
Continually assess and evaluate client’s condition and report any unusual signs and symptoms.
Maintains adequate nutrition through oral, tube or intravenous feeding as per doctor’s order.
Administration of properly prescribed medicines and Intravenous fluids.
Proper documentation of client’s conditions – unusual signs and symptoms, treatment and nursing care given and the outcome of it. Completion of the order records of the client like TPR sheet, I & O, medication sheet, standing order sheet and notation on many laboratory tests results received.
Turning the client from side to side every two hours and like proper suctioning of secretions, checking the air entry.
Handles and operates properly the monitoring equipment (IV infusion pump), suction machine, etc.
Provides comfort and security to all clients.
Supervises the Nursing Aides and Clerks, medical students assigned to them.SPECIAL STUDIES/TRAININGS/SEMINARS :
High Risk Medication-Designing Systems to Support Safe Use Hamad Educational Center, Doha, Qatar (November 1, 2007)
Fire And Safety Ibn Nafis Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar (July 22, 2007)
Rehabilitation – A Task for Everyone Ibn Sina Auditorium, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar (March 25, 2007)
Infection Control Ibn Nafis Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar (February 25, 2007)
Immediate Life Support (ILS) (recertification) Hamad International Training Center Doha, Qatar (January 18, 2007)
Management of Patient with MRSA (Methillin Resistant Staphylococcus Areus) Hamad International Training Center, Doha, Qatar (April 29, 2006)
EDAMS Provider Course Hamad International Training Center, Doha, Qatar (19 July, 2008)
Wound Care Management Hamad International Training Center, Doha, Qatar (July 6, 2005)
Immediate Life Support (ILS) Hamad International Training Center Resuscitation Council Qatar (January, 2009)
General Orientation Program Ibn Nafis Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar (MAY, 1992)
Enhancing Youthfulness : Anti-aging Tips Qatar Red Crescent Society Auditorium Doha, Qatar (December 16, 2004)
Computer Literacy Training Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar (Jan 03-08, 2003)
Infection Control Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar (June09)
Safe Lifting Techniques Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Nursing Implication of Medication Administration Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Documentation Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Basic Cardiac Life Support Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
IV Therapy Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Wound Care Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Orientation Course Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Nursing Process Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Inservices Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Neuro Surgical Symposium Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, QatarDECLARATION :
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