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Kimberly S. W.
Eaton Rapids, MI
obtain a position as a registered nurse where I can be most effective
in helping other medical personnel, assist patients, and provide quality
care and compassion.
I have had years experience in hospice
and palliative care,
I have had years of experience in
cardiac home care. I have had specialized training taking care of the
patient postop cardiac open heart surgery bypass or valve replacement.
I have had experience taking care of
I am excellent at starting iv's and
I posess excellent communication skills.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
maintain my current CPR. I continue to further my education at least
yearly by taking online classes in hospice, pallitive care, iv skills,
wound care, diabetes management, dementia,etc. I maintain my skills
by always being willing to learn new skills and performing the ones
as often as able that I currently possess.
proficiency, venipuncture, foley cath insertion, wound care, diabetic
management and teaching, end of life care and teaching.
diagnosed patient and how to deal with patient and family end of life
pain management, symptom management, and caregiver stressors,
Unit Manager/RN / /
Tendercare of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI
was responsible for managing the alzheimer/dementia unit and also the
hospice unit. I was also a charge nurse at this facility.
Case Manager / /
Heartland Hospice, Portage, MI
was responsible for the management of the care of hospice and palliative
care patients with multiple end stage disease proscesses.
Laurels of Bedford, Battle Creek, MI
was responsible for the day to day running of the dementia unit. I was
responsible for the infections reports, wound monitoring, accident/incident
reporting, and staff evaluations on my unit.
Case Manager / /
Borgess Visiting Nurse and Hospice, Kalamazoo,
was responsible for directing the home care needs of the patient post
hospitalization. Able to care for medical patients, cardiac patients,
and hospice patients.
Battle Creek Health System, Battle Creek,
worked on a bed medical/surgical unit. Served as relief charge nurse.
Spent one year training to pediatrics. Assisted physicians with various
procedures on the unit.
Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI
of Nursing RN License
of Community Health, MI
of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
in top % of high school class