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Donna Prickett

Nursing
Chickasha,OK

Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with success providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

Skilled Infusion Nurse coordinates and administers infusion activities to deliver compassionate patient care to meet standards of practice. Coordinates and performs infusion nursing care for patients in clinical and home setting and works cooperatively with patient, family and multidisciplinary team to establish priorities and goals of patient care. Monitors patient and processes to identify areas for performance improvement to enhance quality of care delivery and improve patient outcomes.

Patient-oriented Infusion Nurse experienced handling stressful situations with poise. A calm presence devoted to helping patients through education and emotional support.

Overview

28
28
years of professional experience
2
2
years of post-secondary education

Work History

Registered Nurse, Infusion Nurse

Altusbiologics
Pearland , TX
2017.01 - Current
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Educated patient, family or caretaker about post discharge care procedures to facilitate care continuum.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Questioned patients to garner information about side effects, mobility and energy levels, documenting information in Software.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers and provided compassionate emotional support.
  • Educated patients on proper nutrition and medication side effects.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Leveraged knowledge of medications, procedures, infection control and safety precaution to initiate appropriate intervention in crisis situations.
  • Remained current on advances in nursing care by participating in educational programs and oriented and educated new staff in nursing techniques and departmental procedures.

Registered Nurse, PACU

One Core Health
Oklahoma City , OK
2011.10 - 2016.12
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.

Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery

Grady Memorial Hospital, GMH
Chickasha , OK
1994.05 - 2011.04
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.

Education

Associate Degree In Nursing - Nursing

Redlands Community College
El Reno, OK
1992.08 - 1994.05

Skills

Intravenous therapy

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Additional Information

I have worked for Altusbiologics the last six years and have worked at OMRF - The MS Center of Excellence Infusion suite the entire time, I have had the opportunity to be involved and learn the process of research therapy with medications for multiple sclerosis. I start the IV, give the premedications and at times mix the study drug and infusion at the appropriate titrations.

I have recently in the past few months started being involved in the research study medication with OMRF Rheumatology center.

Timeline

Registered Nurse, Infusion Nurse

Altusbiologics
2017.01 - Current

Registered Nurse, PACU

One Core Health
2011.10 - 2016.12

Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery

Grady Memorial Hospital, GMH
1994.05 - 2011.04

Associate Degree In Nursing - Nursing

Redlands Community College
1992.08 - 1994.05
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