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Nicole
Nicole.mcdonald1@yahoo.com
954-554-2888
241 Leese Dr
Fruit Cove, FL 32259
Staff Nurse
4 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Creative and innovative thinker with a strong ability to analyze the teams' needs, collaborate with clinicians to devise a course of action, execute and reassess effectiveness.
  • Ambitious healthcare professional establishing and strengthening team work environment.
  • Highly motivated nursing professional with more than 9 years of experience in hospital setting.
  • Served as an Army nurse for over 4 years treating and serving America's soldiers and their families.

Experience
Staff Nurse
Medical Devices
Oct 2019 - present
  • Working on a 24 bed Neuro Progressive Care Unit, providing care to patients suffering from strokes and other neurological impairments.
  • Responsible for performing comprehensive neurological assessments to include conducting NIH stroke scale.
  • Utilize strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Assess and coordinate patients discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
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Travel Nurse
Medical Devices
Jun 2019 - Sep 2019
Blountstown, FL
  • Worked on a ten bed Medical-Surgical unit, providing care to patients in a rural setting at ta critical access hospital.
  • Responsible for performing comprehensive assessments, monitoring telemetry strips, and educating patients.
  • Effective communication skills with doctors, family members, and team members to provide high quality care to patients.
  • Assisted in coordinating care for patients for discharge placement and/or care.
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Travel Nurse
Medical Devices
Apr 2019 - May 2019
  • Worked in an Ambulatory Outpatient Clinic, providing care to low income, poverty-stricken patients, as well as refugee patients.
  • Responsible for triaging patients over the phone, making appointments, and administering injections to walk in patients.
  • Responsible for obtaining patients medical history, monitoring vital signs, and performing blood draws.
  • Educated patients on specific illness as well as comorbities.
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Travel Nurse
Medical Devices
Mar 2019 - Apr 2019
  • Worked on a Medical-Surgical unit, providing quality care on a 32 bed unit with an individual assignment of no more than 7 patients.
  • Responsible for dressing changes, monitoring telemetry strips, and educating patients.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments on complex ailments, wounds, and diseases.
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Staff Nurse
Medical Devices
Jul 2017 - Jan 2019
  • Worked on a cardiac outpatient recovery and evaluation unit, providing quality care on a 19 bed unit with an individual patient assignment of no more than 4 patients.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments to patients prior to and post heart catheterization procedure.
  • Demonstrated flexibility through additional services as a supplemental charge nurse and/or nurse preceptor.
  • Responsible for withdrawal of vascular sheaths, application and removal of Femostop and Terumo arterial compression devices, and appropriate use of coagulation tools.
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Education
Bachelor's in Nursing
University of Miami 2009
Bachelor's in Psychology
University of Central Florida 2007
Certifications
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
American Heart Association
* Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
American Heart Association
American Heart Association
* Registered Nurse , FL
License # 9295477
* Registered Nurse , NY
License # 763948
Skills
Nursing
2021
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Awards
Daisy Award Recipient, 0
Providence Health, 2018