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Geriatric Nurses care for the elderly in places like nursing homes, residential care facilities, and their own homes. Duties incorporated into example resumes of Geriatric Nurses include maintaining quality control/satisfaction records, administering medications prescribed by an MD, and supporting and comforting residents. Applicants for board certification as a Geriatric Nurse should be able to show at least two years of experience as an RN, as well as 2,000 hours of clinical practice in geriatrics and the successful completion of a certification exam.

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1

Geriatric Nurse

Experienced in care for long term senior patients with dementia attributed to Alzheimer's disease and limited physical mobility.

  • Tracheotomy care including wound-VAC maintenance, wound cleaning and changing catheters and dressings.
  • Administered enema treatments, nebulizer treatments, intramuscular and subcutaneously injections, ophthalmic, gastrointestinal and intravenous medications as prescribed by physician.
  • Monitored blood glucose levels in diabetic patients through use of glucometer and interfaced with laboratories to obtain results of analysis and follow-up on STAT orders.
  • Transmitted pharmaceutical prescriptions for dispensing and interfaced with pharmacist on dosages and refills.
  • Assessed at-risk patients, interfaced with physicians, implemented prescribed protocols and formulated patient care plans as prescribed.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
2

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Managed the care of complex medical Patients on an in-patient sub-acute medical floor.

  • Assessed, diagnosed, and treated acute and chronic illnesses in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Provided care and counseling to hospice patients and their families.
  • Initiated weekly team meetings to discuss patient care issues.
  • Served as a preceptor to Nurse Practitioner students and taught geriatric concepts to medical students and residents.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Summa
BA
Summa
MS
Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program
3

Registered Nurse/geriatric Nurse

Performed as team member to assist elderly population to maintain optimal level of functioning.

  • Assessed client needs, planned care, implemented interventions, and evaluated client outcomes.
  • Performed as role of charge nurse when needed and coordinated and completed admissions and discharges to facility.
  • Performed all routes of medication administration, administered treatments, performed dressing changes, tube and catheter insertion, and provided enteral tube feedings.
  • Provided direction and supervision to CNA's and LPN's, delegated duties effectively, and completed staff performance evaluations.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Nursing
4

Northeast Regional Manager/geriatric Nurse Consultant

Conducted educational in-services to nurses, doctors, and other health care practitioners in nursing homes and hospitals in the tri-state area.

  • Collaborated with pharmaceutical companies and in-service coordinators to ensure the delivery of quality medical educational programs.
  • Led conference calls with nurses and prepared weekly minutes for distribution.
  • Supervised nursing staff and evaluated their performance of their daily duties.
  • Regularly attended workshops, seminars, and classes to gain insight on drug therapies and general care for geriatric patients.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Nursing
5

Geriatric Nurse

  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses
  • Directed nursing aides in the care of all patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene, grooming and feeding
  • Educated and treated diabetic patients
  • Administered daily medications and treatments to patients
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Nursing Program
6

Geriatric Nurse Aide

Monitored residents' vital signs and answered all resident requests for assistance.

  • Provided range-of-motion exercises and massages, assisted residents with ambulation.
  • Lifted and turned immobile clients, and assisted residents with all hygiene-related tasks.
  • Aided in bed-changing and maintained cleanliness and atmosphere of the nursing home.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
Nursing
HS
High School Diploma
7

Adult/geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Worked in the morning at a primary care office treating patients and the afternoon at a variety of nursing homes, ALF, and short term rehabilitations.

  • Assessed elderly patient on a monthly basis in facilities. Diagnosed and treated current illnesses. Identified, treated and managed chronic disease.
  • Performed procedures in the office such as pelvic exams, cryotherapy, skin biopsies and suture removals.
  • Documented, coded and billed all procedures in the office and at all facilities that were performed by the nurse practitioner.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts
MS
Nursing
8

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner - Community Outreach

Collaborated with physicians to provide care to geriatric patients with complex case loads to improve quality of care and decrease length of stay.

  • Corresponded with area nursing homes to enhance relationships, streamline referral process, and provide staff education.
  • Participated in staff education and orientation.
  • Developed a 12-bed Geriatric Unit to provide specialized care to frail elderly patients.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
9

Hospital Corpsman - Geriatric Nurse

Managed team of medical support personnel.

  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Evaluated patients presenting with: asthma, appendicitis and hernia.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas.
  • Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
10

Geriatric Nurse Aid/ Medical Assistant

Prepared and assisted daily activities such as exercise acts and crafts, card games.

  • Promoted to Daily Activity Coordinator.
  • Geriatric patients- feeding, washing, grooming, diaper changing and elopement precautions.
  • Recorded all pertinent data and incidents in activity report.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Science & Math
C
Medical Assistant
C
Career Development Program

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