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Work History
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Taylor Nickens

Nursing Student
Utica

Summary

Caring and compassionate Student Nurse well-versed in anatomy and physiology, nursing fundamentals and medical terminology. Responds to emergencies with grace and efficiency. Demonstrated success in effectively delivering superior care to multiple patients, balanced with high-volume task load.

Overview

1
1
Certification
1
1
year of post-secondary education
4
4
years of professional experience

Work History

Server

Penny Black
2019-11 - Current
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.

Nursing Student

Baker College
2019-08 - Current
  • Worked alongside experienced nursing professionals to learn new procedures.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Researched different diagnoses to become familiar with presentation and treatment protocols.
  • Transported patients between unit rooms and scanning locations for diverse procedures.
  • Observed patient care outcomes to facilitate ongoing quality care.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care using Epic.

Respite Caregiver

Lifelong Advocacy
2013-07 - 2015-02
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.

Education

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Baker College
2019-08 - Current

Skills

Hospitality service expertise

Privacy and confidentiality

Patient Assessments

Oxygen saturation standards

Intravenous therapy

Strong clinical judgment

Collecting vitals

Insulin medication assistance

Patient and family advocacy

Tracheostomy Care

Epic Navigation

Sanitation

Medication Administration

Standard medical equipment

Mobility assistance

Continuous education

Patient support

Care plan management

Health promotion

Certification

First Aid/CPR Certified

2019-08

Timeline

Server

Penny Black
2019-11 - Current

Nursing Student

Baker College
2019-08 - Current

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Baker College
2019-08 - Current

First Aid/CPR Certified

2019-08

Respite Caregiver

Lifelong Advocacy
2013-07 - 2015-02
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