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Michelle B.

Michelle B.

$20.00 / hr

Merrillville, IN

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About Michelle

I have been in the Nursing Field since 2000 after taking care of my grandmother. I started off as a Cna for about 8 years and decided to pursue my career as a Nurse. I have been an Lpn for + 12 years with extensive knowledge and expertise in many different settings. I consider myself to be a strong, loving, compassionate, fun, energetic, yet serious about my job kind of nurse. Nursing is the most rewarding job out there and it takes a huge heart and patience to be a nurse. Why you need to choose me as your helping hand. I am also certified in BLS

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Holiday Shifts

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

Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Lpn

Jul 2018 - Present
NeuroBehavioral Hospital
I as a NeuroPsychiatric Nurse, provide care to 8-12 patients on a daily basis with severe or unusually persistent behavioral manifestations of illness. Neurological, psychiatric, cognitive and functional assessments are completed to obtain an accurate picture of the behavioral problem. Nursing interventions are then developed to improve functional ability and promote independence. My daily job description consist of; receiving daily report, making rounds with Nurse Practitioners and Physicians, med administration via the Pixus machine, oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, or Iv. Transcribing physician orders, obtaining and monitoring vitals, care planning, drawing lab specimens and centrifuge them, admit and discharge patients.
Jul 2018 - Present

ED Nurse

Nov 2019 - Nov 2019
St Catherines Hospital
Assisted Emergency Room Nurses, Physicians, and emergency medical technicians in critical care in order to help those suffering potential life threatening trauma. Skills included; obtaining vitals, administering medications, IV administrations, obtaining lab specimens and cultures, performing EKG's and applied heart monitors, provided wound care, assisting in suturing and staples. Nurse also casted patients as needed and taught crutch training. Many other skills performed as well as provided patients with knowledge for self-care at discharge.
Nov 2019 - Nov 2019

Lpn/Night Supervisor

Aug 2015 - Jun 2019
Symphony Rehabilitation Center
Ability to care for high acuity patients and distinguishing between normal and abnormal developmental age-related physiological and behavioral changes in acute, critical, and chronic illnesses. Job description included; setting up, operate, or monitor invasive equipment and devices such as colostomy, catheters, and central lines. Obtaining vital signs, administering medications via the oral, intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous routes. Provided wound care, admit and discharge patients as well as educate patients/family upon discharge. Performed Administrative duties, directing the day to day activities of the Nursing Assistants, making daily rounds of the unit and prioritize medical procedures.
Aug 2015 - Jun 2019

Field Nurse

Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
Help At Home Inc
Promote the wellness of patients through excellent nursing care. Monitors and manages good health and the well-being of patients assisting needs, over looking home sites, auditing charts, medication administration, ensuring proper documentation along with making sure all procedures are being followed. Teach medication administration classes or classes pertaining to patient health needs and file trained.
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018

Brown Mackie College

Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
Merrillville, IN
Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
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