A capable pediatric nurse experienced in providing safe evidence based neonatal care to newborns. Able to follow hospital rules effectively and also provide medical care to newborn babies by consulting with midwives & neonatologists to determine the best course of treatment. Capable of thinking and acting quickly in stressful emergency situations. Having an excellent understanding of the proper use of incubators, ventilators and feeding tubes as well as experienced in providing emotional and mental support to the parents.
Currently looking for a position with a forward thinking NHS Trust of private healthcare provider as a neonatal nurse.
Coventry Health Trust – Coventry NEONATAL NURSE June 2008 - Present
Working as a skilled member of a nursing team. Providing care to neonates and their families through assessment; continuation or alteration of treatment and evaluation of care.
Providing direct patient care for newborn babies.
Analysing and evaluating the effectiveness of care to babies and mothers.
Interpreting clinical results and initiating investigations.
Providing clinical support and training to staff and students.
Ensuring that accurate documentation and administrative records are kept.
Making sure surgical equipment is clean and safe to use.
Regularly undertaking management of unit under the supervision of senior staff.
Preparing nursing care plans.
Teaching parents how to maintain health at home.
• Creating a welcoming, caring and safe environment for neonates and their families.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Able to work responsibly and under own initiative.
Possessing excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Having a calm disposition and the ability to think quickly.
Ability to organise and prioritise work.
Able to assess a neonate’s physical, psychological and social problems.
Acting as a role model for the newly qualified nurses.
Reporting and investigating any untoward incidents.
Participating in the clinical education of student nurses.
BSc (Hons) Midwifery Nuneaton University 2005 - 2008
A levels: Maths (A) English (B) Technology (B) Science (C)
Coventry Central College 2003 - 2005