Christina P.

$. / hr

Brandon, FL

About Christina

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

    Job Interests

      Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

      Skills & Expertise

      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Cardiovascular Disorders
      • COPD
      • Dementia
      • Hospice Care
      • Neurological Disorders
      • Palliative Care
      • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
      • Senior Care
      • Elder Care
      • Home Care

      Languages

      • English

      Experience & Education

      Clinical Nurse Liaison

      Sep 2018 - Present
      Lifepath Hospice
      Travel throughout hospital, tending to patients, whose physicians have consulted hospice on, providing information on services, obtaining consents, collecting and summarizing clinical histories, admitting patients on to service. Perform patient assessments, charting, and make determinations on appropriate levels of care and hospice services that would benefit each patient and their families.
      Sep 2018 - Present

      Registered Nurse

      Dec 2015 - Feb 2019
      Lakeland Regional Health Care
      On step down cardiac unit, provided nurturing and critical care nursing to adult and elderly patients as well as support and education to families. Adept at caring for patients with intubations, tracheostomies, PEG tubes, colostomies, and foley catheters. Engaged in critical thinking in the analysis of electrical heart rhythms, hemodynamics, intakes/outputs and respiratory patterns to proactively assess needs and provide health sustaining interventions including seeking out physician orders for medications, initiating and titrating drips, administering fluid boluses and blood products, determining needed changes in breathing apparatuses from nasal cannulas to intubation, implementing wound care orders. Proficient at placing intravenous catheters, nasogastric/orogastric tubes, foley catheters and rectal tubes
      Dec 2015 - Feb 2019

      University of South Florida

      Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
      Tampa, FL
      Jan 2014 - Jan 2015

      Licensed Practical Nurse

      Jun 2011 - May 2014
      G4S
      Worked closely with designated doctors for Health and Psychiatry to coordinate adolescent resident care. Proficient in medication administration; updating paper MARs with newly prescribed and discontinued medications. Provided emergency triage (treatments and wound care) and episodic care for youth as needed. Provided patient education for wound care and proper hygiene.
      Jun 2011 - May 2014
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