RESUME’Work Experience RN Critical Care Nurse, Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, GA October 2010-Present • Performs nursing care using sound nursing judgment. • Implements physician’s orders in a safe and accurate manner. • Transcribes and implements new physician orders. • Assists with admitting, discharging and transferring patients. • Maintains detailed and accurate records of nursing actions. • Participates in health/therapeutic counseling, teaching and emotional support for patients and their significant others. • Adapts to the needs of the unit by demonstrating flexibility/adaptability. • Makes rounds on assigned patients and prioritizes patient’s needs. • Maintains a safe and clean environment for patients and co-workers. • Formulates, modifies and implements goal oriented patient care plans according to facility policies. • Provides and receives reports on status of patients at the change of shifts. • Administers medication and therapies within the scope of safe nursing practice. • Assumes responsibility to report clinical limitations or the need for assistance to the supervisor. • Performs all other duties as assigned by the nursing supervisor.
RN Advance Nurse/Educator, Georgia Medical Care Foundation/Department of Community Health/Nurse Aide Training Program, Atlanta, GA June 2010-Present • Plan and present nurse aide training and Train-the-Trainer workshops. • Review all Nurse Aide Training Program curricula for initial approval and re-approval. • Perform on-site or off-site staff development reviews to assure compliance with Nurse Aide Program requirements. • Assist the review staff with decision-making, problem identification, and resolution. • Participate in quality improvement and peer review activities. • Maintain confidentiality of information in accordance with Department of Community Health policies. • Maintain expertise in review standards and knowledge of contract requirements and Department of Community Health policies. • Assure delivery of contractually required reports. • Coordinates education programs for staff and implements departmental quality activities.
Director of Clinical Services (Registered Nurse) Nurse Consultant, Community Health Nurse. Maxim Health Care, Matteson, IL Sept 2003-Sept 2009 • Oversaw total care of pediatric and adult private duty patients on a Registered Nurse Level including documentation of assessments and care • Executed day to day operations of the clinical team • Managed a team of 300 employees • Supervisory visits and skilled visits • Opened cases and effective communication with Guardians and field representatives • Prepared surveys (JCAHO, State, DSCC, Internal Audits) • Quality Assurance/Adhered to Maxim policy and procedural guidelines • Trained supervisors and staff nursing personnel • Education of nursing personnel • Consulted nursing managers on quality assurance
RESUME Click to download complete, printable PDF version • Highlights • RN, BSN – Chamberlain College of Nursing • Currently: • Facilitator/Educator -Train the Trainer Workshop for the State of Georgia Nurse Aide Training Program • 12 years nursing • Med-surg • Pediatric • ICU/CCU/CVICU • Home Health • Management/Case Management • Long-term care • Community Nursing
CREDENTIALS • Member of a Professional Advisory Board • Member of the National Black Nurses Association(Atlanta Chapter) • Member of American Nurses Association • Society of Pediatric Nurses • Licensed Illinois Early Interventions Provider • PALS, ACLS, • Certified BLS Instructor • EKG certified • Instructor, Certified Nurse Aide Programs • Nfac (Nursing For All Communities) Executive Director , a non-profit organization • President of Student Nursing class of 1999 • Director of Consulting-SD Consulting(home care consulting) www.deboisconsulting.com • Member of American Association of Critical Care Nurses • Columnist-“Girlfriends Health Guide for Women of Color” an online magazine
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Contact Me Sylette DeBois Georgia Medical Care Foundation P.O. Box 440382 Kennesaw, Georgia 30144 Telephone: (678) 324-1260 FAX: (678) 527-3582 email@example.com