Francina K.
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Diamond

$35.00 / hr

Intelligent, empathetic graduate nurse seeks registered nurse caregiver position. Recognized for exceptional patient care by staff and clients in the units of geriatric, psychiatric, med-surgical, and infusion unit. Able to bring innovation in the aptitudes of patient care, safety, and promotion in well-being! Nursing has always been a profession that I wanted to pursue. I've always been interested in the nursing field ever since I could grasp the concept of healthcare. When I was a child I idolized the work ethics of my parents. My mother was a nurse and her caring and knowledgeable charisma were qual ities that I wanted to see in myself. My father was a headmaster of a school for children with learning disabilities which generated my interest in mental health. I admired the strong experience my parents had in both physical and mental health. From seeing such perseverance from my parents to help mankind, I became attracted to medical books at an early age and thought how wonderful it was for people to want to help one another. Reading about the treatments and care nurses provide to others was something I desired to contribute to when I became an adult. In my college career I have received recognition and scholarships for going above and beyond in professional volunteering organizations and schoolwork. I have been thoroughly dedicated to my studies and have graduated with a 3.94 GPA. I was also appointed Vice-President of the Student Nurses Association (SNA) of Yavapai College. This leadership opportunity in the SNA has made me comfortable with a management role when future opportunities arise. I still maintain a 4.0 GPA in my current scholastic career at the University of Texas at Arlington. I am further committed to the holistic care of patients. I'll uphold the goals and values of the clients I provide for while pursuing innovative ideas to promote the best quality of life that can be attained. ... more

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

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School Nurse

Camp Verde Elementary School

Jul 2017 - May 2018

Elementary School Nurse, One-on-One Registered Nurse Camp Verde Elementary School, Camp Verde, Arizona * Managed a student with critical health issues including emergency tracheostomy care/suctioning, gastrostomy tube care, impaired mobility, cranial shunt monitoring, and bowel program. * Maintained detailed, accurate reports for medication and immunization records * Created, organized, modified data tracking syste ms for medical records, and state reporting * Conducted physical examination, acquired student's health/developmental history, and determined the appropriate course of action for the child's presenting need. * Administered medications and assisted with management of special health care needs, including asthma, diabetes, and allergies. * Documented all student interaction. Initiated parental contact and referral to additional school personnel as appropriate. ... more

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Assistant Mortician

Vinyard Funeral Home

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012

* Obtained and verified legal information for death certificates * Prepared financial statements and maintained accounting records * Delivered funeral notices throughout three cities to various businesses * Drove hearse and set up gravesite and church memorial decorations * Communicated therapeutically with families regarding sensitive matters

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Registered Nurse (RN)

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Education
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Bachelors of Applied Science in Nursing

2018 - 2021 Arlington TX

Associates of Applied Science in Nursing

2013 - 2017 Prescott AZ

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CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

May 2019: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx

May 2019: CareLinx 101