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Nicole
Nicole.mcdonald1@yahoo.com
954-554-2888
373 Lakeview Pass Way
Jacksonville, FL 32235
Registered Nurse
5 years experience W2
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Experience
Registered Nurse
Medical Devices
Jul 2020 - present
Worked as a Travel Nurse on a 40 bed Medical-Surgical Unit, providing care to post-surgical patients and frequently floating to COVID-19 units.
  • Responsible for providing post-surgical care to orthopedic, spinal, urinary, and other surgical procedural patients.
  • Remained flexible and adjusted to the needs of the hospital in caring for COVID-19 patients.
Nursing Orthopedic Registered Nurse Surgical Nursing
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Registered Nurse
Medical Devices
Oct 2019 - Jul 2020
Worked 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.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Assessed and coordinated patients discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
Registered Nurse Nursing Neurology
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Registered Nurse
Medical Devices
Mar 2019 - Sep 2019
Worked on a ten bed Medical-Surgical unit, providing care to patients in a rural setting at a critical access hospital.
  • Assisted in coordinating care for patients for discharge placement and/or care
  • 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.
  • Educated patients on specific illness as well as comorbities
  • 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.
Nursing Registered Nurse Surgical Nursing
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Registered Nurse
Medical Devices
Feb 2015 - Jan 2019
Worked on a cardiac outpatient recovery and evaluation unit, providing quality care on a 24
  • 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.
  • Managed medical task simultaneously, including administration of oral and and IV medications, close monitoring of medical equipment, and maintenance of IV's, catheters, drains, and dressings.
  • Responsible for post procedural recovery of acute patients to include, but not limited to: bronchoscopy, paracentesis, thoracentesis, heart catheterization, permanent pacemaker placement, and ICD placement patients.
Cardiovascular Catheter Nursing Registered Nurse
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Education
Jacksonville University 2021
Nursing BSN
University of Miami 2009
University of Central Florida 2007
Certifications
RN License- State of Florida-Compact License, License # RN9295477
RN License- State of New York, License #763948
Skills
Nursing
2021
6
Registered Nurse
2021
6
Cardiovascular
2019
3
Catheter
2019
3
Orthopedic
2021
1
Surgical Nursing
2021
1
Neurology
2020
1
Awards
Daisy Award-Providence Health-2018, 0
EMR Experience, 0
Meditech 5+ years, 0
Cerner- 1 year, 0
Epic outpatient less than a year, 0