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Education
Skills
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Certification
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Aswathy Ponnappan Nair

Aswathy Ponnappan Nair

Summary

Dedicated and well-qualified RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Brings 11+ year record in field.

Overview

14
14
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Registered Nurse, Aged Care

St.Conlons Community Nursing Unit
Nenagh , Ireland
2020.08 - Current
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Monitored vital signs, administered injections, and provided assistance with medical procedures.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Provided emotional support and comfort to families during difficult times.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Evaluated effectiveness of interventions through ongoing assessment of patient responses.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Documented patient progress notes accurately and efficiently in the electronic medical record system.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Coordinated discharge planning activities including arranging follow up appointments or referrals for additional services.

Registered Nurse, Aged Care

Lakes Nursing Home
Killaloe , Ireland
2016.11 - 2020.08
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Responded quickly to any changes in a resident's condition or behavior by initiating appropriate interventions or notifying the physician and healthcare team member immediately.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, state and local regulations governing long-term care facilities.
  • Worked collaboratively with other departments such as dietary, housekeeping, recreation therapy to meet the needs of each resident.
  • Instructed staff members on proper techniques related to resident care.

Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Ministry of Health
Sh. Funadhoo , Maldives
2012.01 - 2015.06
  • Implemented evidence-based practice standards into daily practice decisions.
  • Maintained a safe environment for patients by adhering to established policies and procedures regarding medication administration and infection control practices.
  • Observed patient's heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and families by listening to their concerns.
  • Monitored vital signs, administered intravenous fluids, medications, blood transfusions and other treatments according to physician orders.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Conducted assessments upon admission of new patients in order to develop an individualized plan of care.
  • Prepared medical equipment and tools to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Implemented pre, intra- and post-care, evaluating response to clinical interventions with progression toward discharge.

Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

A.J Hospital and Research Centre
Mangalore , India
2009.12 - 2010.11
  • Implemented pre, intra- and post-care, evaluating response to clinical interventions with progression toward discharge.
  • Instructed patients and families in health promotion activities such as proper nutrition, wound care and disease prevention.
  • Prioritized workloads according to urgency levels ensuring timely completion of assignments.
  • Responded quickly and effectively to life threatening situations utilizing advanced cardiac life support protocols.
  • Developed positive relationships with patients to ensure quality holistic care was provided throughout the hospital stay.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Participated actively in unit meetings to discuss clinical issues related to patient outcomes, care plans, staffing concerns.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.

Education

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing
Mangalore,India.
2010-03

Skills

  • Nursing Staff Leadership
  • Wound Care
  • Infectious Disease Control
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Patient Management
  • Care Planning
  • Emergency Response
  • Long-Term Care
  • Patient Assessment
  • Collecting Vitals
  • Patient Evaluation
  • Follow-Up Calls
  • Patient Care
  • Team Coordination
  • Patient Discharging
  • Staff Supervision
  • Family Education
  • Geriatric Treatment Knowledge
  • Medical Assessment
  • MDT referrals

Affiliations

  • Good at dancing
  • Gardening
  • Voluntary help in local community

Accomplishments

Best nurse of the month award at Lakes Nursing Home

CPR &AED for healthcare

Infection control and prevention

Certification

  • Restrictive practices in health care
  • End of life decision Making,Person centered care certification
  • Autonomy and rights of Older persons award

Timeline

Registered Nurse, Aged Care

St.Conlons Community Nursing Unit
2020.08 - Current

Registered Nurse, Aged Care

Lakes Nursing Home
2016.11 - 2020.08

Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Ministry of Health
2012.01 - 2015.06

Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

A.J Hospital and Research Centre
2009.12 - 2010.11

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing
  • Restrictive practices in health care
  • End of life decision Making,Person centered care certification
  • Autonomy and rights of Older persons award
Aswathy Ponnappan Nair