ann arbor, MI

Position Desired

Ambulatory/Outpatient Nursing
ann arbor, MI


Barbara J. Kopinski

Objective: To obtain a full-time position as a Registered Nurse with Michigan Pain Specialists in Ann Arbor, MI.

Education: Washtenaw Community College
• Date of Graduation: December 2008

Michigan State University
Major: Kinesiology Specialization: Health Promotion
• Date of Graduation: August 2004

St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
03/09- Present Registered Nurse 7E, Cardiac Progressive Care Unit

• Initiate and maintain vasoactive drips including Cardizem, Amiodarone, Dopamine, Nitroglycerin, and Esmolol
• Initiate and maintain anticoagulants including Heparin, Integrilin, and Angiomax drips, as well as administering drugs Warafin and Coumadin
• Assessment of critically ill patients
• Delegate necessary tasks to Patient Care Technician
• Prioritize and organize workload based on patient care needs
• Education to patients and family based on patient illness and situation (ie: diet, heart, stroke, medication)
• Cardiac monitoring and rhythm interpretation
11/07/05-03/09 Patient Care Technician 7E, Cardiac Progressive Care Unit
Under the direction of a registered nurse, I am responsible for the following:
• Obtain all necessary daily tasks including routine phlebotomy, vitals signs, daily weights, and intake and output from patients
• Perform the removal of arterial and venous sheaths
• Insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters within the vein
• Insertion of Foley catheter
• Aide patients in performing activities of daily living including bed making, baths, and ambulation
• Routine respiratory care

03/04/05-11/07/05 UAW Ford Health and Fitness Center, Dearborn, MI
Health Fitness Specialist
• Provide orientations to new members of the facility
• Conduct fitness evaluations to Ford employees
• Develop individualized programs specific to each member
• Create monthly educational bulletin boards targeting exercise, fitness and health promotion
• Monitor fitness floor

07/30/04-03/1/05 ...

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