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Fabia J Hinds-Bertrand, RN 8515 Ave N Brooklyn, NY 11236 fjhinds@live.com 917-756-6675

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Registered Professional Nurse utilizing primary nursing as the model of patient care delivery, efficient in coordinating, managing and providing safe quality care. Responsibly collaborate and communicate with members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery.

Employment

Valucare Inc. New York                                                                         September 2011 to Present

Registered Nurse

  • Perform independent health assessments and skilled nursing observations of individuals and their families.
  • Evaluate patient‚Äôs physical, mental, social and environmental health status and provide nursing intervention based on assessment.
  • Perform a complete health history and evaluation by assessing, monitoring and documenting vital signs, heart and lung auscultation, intake and output, consciousness and orientation levels.
  • Provide case management for patients by developing care plans, collaborating with other health care providers and referring patients if necessary.
  • Intervene in emergency situation by notifying proper authorities such as police, physicians,¬†child protective agency and medical personnel.
  • Administer medication and provide appropriate teaching.
  • Evaluate Home Health Aid competency.
  • Preceptor to other registered nurses.

 

Clinical Experience/Practicum                                                        January 2008 to June 2011

Student Nurse twice a week at Kings County Hospital Center, Maimonides Medical Center, NY Methodist Medical Center and Visiting Nurse Services of New York

  • Performed assessment and reassessment of clients
  • Monitored and documented vital signs
  • Administered medications with instructor‚Äôs supervision
  • Assisted with ambulation, range of motion and safety measures
  • Assisted clients with feeding and provided education on nutrition
  • Communicated the plan of care effectively to clients and significant others
  • ¬≠Interacted with clients on a one-on-one basis
  • Assisted with daily living tasks to help clients regain and improve their functional abilities
  • Assisted with admission and discharge of clients
  • Perform home visits as recommended
  • Teach medication usage and side effects
  • Assess clients understanding of prescribed treatment

Education and Licensure

New York City College of Technology (CUNY) Brooklyn, NY                                              

RN to Bachelors of Science in Nursing                                               Expected in May 2013    New York City College of Technology (CUNY) Brooklyn, NY                                  

Associate in Applied Science Nursing                                                  June 2011                         

NYS License: Registered Professional Nurse, August 2011

BCLS/AED, First Aid and CPR

Certified in the American Red Cross Fire and Burn Safety

CPI Certified

Skills

Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure and communicating ideas effectively

Exhibits sensitivity, maturity and flexibility in coping with difficult situations

Affiliations

Nurse researcher for a pharmaceutical company

 

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