Karen C.

$15.00 / hr

I have been a registered nurse for the past 31 years. I have recently decided on a career path change and would like to continue to utilize my skills and knowledge in helping care for individuals. I have had many different experiences in my career and have functioned in various roles. I have technical skills from working in the operating room for over 20 years. I also have experience working in hospice and psychiatric settings which has allowed me to sharpen my interpersonal and communication skills. I am multi tasking, organized, calm under pressure and strong in conflict resolution. I am lookin g forward to new experiences while using my knowledge and skills. I have a passion for working with and helping people. I am immediately available for employment ... more

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Staff RN

Mayhill Hospital

Jul 2014 - Nov 2014

Charge nurse of an adult inpatient psychiatric unit. I administered medications, documented progress and collaborated with other team members. Average number of patients was around 25-30

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Staff RN

Menninger Clinic

Apr 2013 - Nov 2013

Monitored , interacted, documented and was a member of the team effort on a unit of adult....professionals in crisis.......unit. These included general psychiatric and substance abuse patients. I was also responsible for medication administration.

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OR circulator

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center

Feb 2011 - Jan 2013

Circulated various surgical procedures in the operating room. Responsible for patient safety and cost containment as well as efficient time management

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Hospital Supervisor

Cypress Creek Hospital

May 2008 - Dec 2010

Supervised the hospital on the 3-11 shift. Average number of patients was around 80. I supervised 6 units. 1 adolescent, 1 substance abuse, 2 general psychiatric and 2 intensive psychiatric units. Responsible for scheduling, staff performance appraisals, conflict resolution with staff and patients, psychiatric emergency response as well as medical emergency response.

Education

Associate in Applied Science

1982 - 1984 Alvin TX