Brigette Antwi-Adjei

  • RN
  • Riverdale, Georgia, USA
  • Aug 05, 2020
Temporary Registered Nurses

Personal Summary

• Compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurse with 6+ years of experience in providing safe, effective direct medical-surgical/telemetry patient care and indirect patient care with health information management technology nursing skills.

• Currently a Multistate US-licensed Registered Nurse and resides in Georgia, USA.

• Currently in the process of completing my NNAS application - Ready for Evaluation Status for nursing licensure in Alberta, Canada.


• Seeking to gain more experience in the following two areas:
o Direct patient care:
 Enhance my current knowledge and hands-on skills in patient care, nursing leadership, and management skills.
 Pursuing to obtain a medical-surgical nursing certification
o Indirect patient care:
 Strengthen my management and consultation skills in creating and delivering effective electronic health records (EHRs) role-based training and elbow support workflow tip sheets for healthcare end-users.
 Enhance my research and analytical skills in developing efficient education and troubleshoot material that supports a specific EHRs clinical and business applications with Promoting Interoperability and ARRA regulations.
 Improve my communication and customer service skills that facilitate long-lasting interprofessional relationships and promote efficient EHRs patient information management workflows for consumers.
 Develop strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills with effective health informatics tools that improve healthcare organizations coordination of patient care
 Pursing to obtain an informatics nursing certification

Work Experience

Registered Nurse- Telemetry
Mar 2020 - Prime Healthcare Southern Regional Medical Center

• 4A Telemetry Floor

• Providing safe and direct patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

• Delegating and guiding patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in the Telemetry Unit.
• Communicating changes in patient clinical condition including cardiac monitoring, results of diagnostic studies, and symptomatology with the multidisciplinary collaborative team.
• Insert IVs, Foley catheters, NG tubes; administer maintenance intravenous fluids, non titrated cardiac drips and blood products; administer medication via IV push, IM, oral, subcutaneous, and PEG/NG tube. Work with PICC/Mid/Central lines and wound vacs, drains, and external pacemakers. Perform tracheostomy maintenance care.
• Perform head to toe skin assessments. Measure and document the size and appearance of wounds. Perform chemical debridement, wet-to-dry, and sterile wound care.

Associate Application Analyst
Jan 2018 - Oct 2019 WellStar Health System

Corporate - Shared Services
• Provide basic Epic system-level support of multi-user clinical and financial applications, operating systems, hardware, software, and reporting tools, including installations, configurations, training, maintenance, and support of these systems.
• Support maintenance of order sets, preference lists, documentation workflows, and procedure orders entries for physicians and mid-level providers.

Charge Registered Nurse
Jul 2016 - Jan 2018 WellStar Kennestone Hospital

• Acute Pulmonary Care/ Telemetry Floor
• Nurse clinician that demonstrates patient care assessments, prioritization, appropriate nursing interventions, and safe use of all equipment for acute care pulmonary patients and their co-morbidities with a 5-6 patient acuity ratio.
• A clinical leader that serves as a resource nurse to staff nurses providing direct patient care, patient/family education, and transitions of care.
• A resource nurse that provides direct patient care when staffing is in need with 6:1 nurse-patient ratio and displays preceptorship, informal leadership, and quality improvement roles.

Registered Nurse- Epic CyberSTAR
Sep 2015 - Jan 2018 WellStar Kennestone Hospital

• Acute Pulmonary Care/ Telemetry Floor
• A unit floor elbow support trainee that educates end-users about new EPIC system upgrades and go-live/releases.
• An elbow support that serves a role model to enhances the end-users' level of knowledge in modern technology and documentation procedures.

Registered Nurse - Clinical Preceptor
Aug 2015 - Jan 2018 WellStar Kennestone Hospital

• Acute Pulmonary Care/ Telemetry Floor
• A clinical leader that mentors and supervises new graduate nurses caring for acute pulmonary patients during their orientation sessions.

Registered Nurse
May 2014 - Jan 2018 WellStar Kennestone Hospital

• Acute Pulmonary Care/ Telemetry Floor
• Nurse clinician that demonstrates patient care assessments, prioritization, appropriate nursing interventions, and safe use of all equipment for acute care pulmonary patients and their co-morbidities with a 5-6 patient acuity ratio.

Registered Nurse
Aug 2013 - May 2014 Navicent Health

6 Main Medical-Surgical, Observation and Telemetry Floor

• Perform ongoing assessments of physical and mental condition, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with a care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures for 5-6 high acuity adult patients presenting chronic and debilitating disease and illness, major organ failure, and post-surgical patients with numerous co-morbidities.
• Admit patients from ER, ICU, hospitals, and local clinics. Reconcile and update medical history and medication regimens. Analyze telemetry and observational assessment data to form sound nursing diagnoses. Coordinate care plans with the healthcare team.
• Identify and respond to changes in physical and mental conditions, and adverse indications. Respond to codes. Document all orders, data, and activities via an electronic medical records system.
• Insert IVs, Foley catheters, NG tubes; administer IV fluids and blood products; administer medication via IV, oral, subcutaneous, and PEG/NG tube. Work with PICC/Mid/Central lines and wound vacs, drains, and external pacemakers. Suction tracheostomies and vents; change the tubing.
• Perform head to toe skin assessments. Measure and document the size and appearance of wounds. Perform chemical debridement, wet-to-dry, and sterile wound care. Refer to the wound nurse consult as appropriate.
• Monitor response to medication and pain levels. Advocate for patients, presenting clear assessment data with recommendations to physicians to inform decisions.
• Interact with professional, approachable demeanor. Take time to explain procedures and answer questions. Provide compassion and encouragement to ease anxieties.

Education

Masters of Science in Nursing Informatics
Jun 2015 - Jul 2017 Chamberlain University
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
May 2011 - May 2013 Augusta University