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Sarah  Newman

Sarah Newman

Nurse Health Coach
Orlando
You read something which you thought only happened to you, and you discover that it happened 100 years ago to Dostoyevsky. This is a very great liberation for the suffering, struggling person, who always thinks that he is alone. This is why art is important.
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Summary

Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment.

Overview

16
16
years of professional experience
2
2
years of post-secondary education
11
11
Certifications

Pediatric Urgent Care Nurse

AdventHealth Centra Care Kids
2018-03 - Current
  • Managed patients with multiple chronic health conditions, acute episodes of care and behavioral health challenges while promoting and supporting prevention and wellness.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 30 patients daily.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.

On-Site Nurse

Centra Care
2016-05 - 2018-06
  • Completed pre-placement and annual employee health and wellness screenings.
  • Collected vitals such as blood pressure, height and weight and collected blood and urine samples for testing.
  • Planned, carried out and optimized health education events and programs.
  • Gave public talks on importance of health education and specific disease prevention and treatment strategies.
  • Conducted nursing assessment, triage, treatment and education for employee health concerns.
  • Administered medical testing and vision and hearing screening to identify risks to health and improve well-being among staff.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks 50 times per day.
  • Targeted specific community groups with wellness and disease management information.
  • Administered immunizations or other basic preventive treatments.

Post Exposure Nurse

Centra Care
2016-10 - 2018-01
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of blood and bodily fluid exposed patients in challenging remote environment.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.

Hospice Nurse

Hospice Of The Comforter
2005-09 - 2015-12
  • Established and maintained successful relationships with patients, families and physicians by utilizing exemplary communication and active listening skills.
  • Taught family members and caregivers various ways to manage patients' pain, how to check for vital signs and proper methods for dressing changes.
  • Counseled patients via telephone according to established guidelines and protocols, advising on provider-established plans of care.
  • Performed additional clinic and non-triage nurse duties such as instructing patients in general and specific medical care and health issues and administering or dispensing medication and injections.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Kept detailed track of all available field personnel and all in-progress and completed calls.
  • Actively listened to Patient and family requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.

Work History

Practical Nursing Nursing

Orlando Technical College - Mid Florida Tech
2004-08 - 2006-03
  • HOSA Award - Medical Spelling
  • HOSA Award - Extemporaneous Writing

No Degree Complete Health Improvement Program

Lifestyle Medicine Institute LLC
2015-01 - 2015-11

Lifestyle Education is a program designed to teach individuals how to take charge of their health by emphasizing the causes, prevention and reversal of common Western diseases.

Education

Skills

Collecting vitals

Patient and family advocacy

Patient consultation

Medication Administration

Urgent care

Preventative health

Trauma recovery

Affiliations

Florida Nurse's Association

American Nurse's Association

Awards

Certificate of Appreciation - American Red Cross

Humanitarian Award - City of Altamonte Springs

Work Availability

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Certification

IV Therapy and Central Lines, Avalon Medical Educators

2016-03

Phlebotomy, Avalon Medical Educators

2016-03

Complete Health Improvement Program, Lifestyle Medicine Institute

2015-11

Breath Alcohol Technician

2016-12

DOT Drug Testing Technician

2016-05

Human Services Field Worker, Division of Emergency Management

2003-07

Basic EKG, Orange Technical Education Center

1997-10

U.S. DOT First Responder including Oxygen Therapy, Division of Emergency Management

First Degree Reiki Healer, Usui Shiki Ryoho

Second Degree Reiki Healer, Usui Shiki Ryoho

Credentials of Ministry, Universal Life Church

Pediatric Urgent Care Nurse - AdventHealth Centra Care Kids
2018-03 - Current

Breath Alcohol Technician

2016-12
Post Exposure Nurse - Centra Care
2016-10 - 2018-01
On-Site Nurse - Centra Care
2016-05 - 2018-06

DOT Drug Testing Technician

2016-05

IV Therapy and Central Lines, Avalon Medical Educators

2016-03

Phlebotomy, Avalon Medical Educators

2016-03

Complete Health Improvement Program, Lifestyle Medicine Institute

2015-11
Lifestyle Medicine Institute LLC - No Degree, Complete Health Improvement Program
2015-01 - 2015-11
Hospice Nurse - Hospice Of The Comforter
2005-09 - 2015-12
Orlando Technical College - Mid Florida Tech - Practical Nursing , Nursing
2004-08 - 2006-03

Human Services Field Worker, Division of Emergency Management

2003-07

Basic EKG, Orange Technical Education Center

1997-10

Credentials of Ministry, Universal Life Church

Second Degree Reiki Healer, Usui Shiki Ryoho

First Degree Reiki Healer, Usui Shiki Ryoho

U.S. DOT First Responder including Oxygen Therapy, Division of Emergency Management

Timeline