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Christine Papaspiridakos

Christine Papaspiridakos

Registered Nurse Critical Care and PACU

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Hospital & Health Care
Current
  1. Cross Country TravCorps,
  2. New York Nursing Agency
Previous
  1. Beth Israel Medical Center,
  2. NYU Langone Medical Center,
  3. Winthrop-University Hospital
Education
  1. Adelphi University
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Cross Country TravCorps

Cross Country TravCorps

Registered Nurse

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Background

Experience

Registered Nurse

Cross Country TravCorps

RN

New York Nursing Agency
– Present (6 years 6 months)New York, NY

Work as a private duty RN on a per-diem basis.
Care for patients with a variety of health concerns on a 1:1 basis in the hospital and in the home of the patient.
Patient education, care planning, coordination of care with medical providers, wound care, pain management, patient safety, family education, infection prevention, and attend to all patient and family needs/concerns.

Travel RN

Beth Israel Medical Center
(4 months)New York

Travel RN in the PACU. Care of patients in the immediate post-operative period following a variety of surgical procedures.
Patient education, telemetry monitoring, venipucture, medication administration, pain management, discharge planning and education, emergency intervention and management, wound assessment, transfer of patients to inpatient units/critical care units, collaboration with primary medical providers for optimal patient care.

Travel RN

NYU Langone Medical Center
(3 months)New York, NY

Travel RN in the PACU. Care of patients in the immediate post-operative period following a variety of surgical procedures.
Patient education, telemetry monitoring, venipucture, medication administration, pain management, discharge planning and education, emergency intervention and management, wound assessment, transfer of patients to inpatient units/critical care units, collaboration with primary medical providers for optimal patient care.

Travel RN

Winthrop-University Hospital
(1 year)Mineola, NY

Travel RN in the SICU/Level I Trauma Critical Care Unit.
Provided care of critically ill patients in the immediate post-operative period and patients with traumatic injuries.
Patient education, telemetry monitoring, medication administration, wound care, assesment, discharge planning, emergency management, assisted with bedside procedures, care and use of central and arterial lines, care of mechanically ventilated patients, assisted with intubation, emergency tracheostomy placement, code management, conscious sedation,titration of a variety of medication drips, care of patients with chest tubs and many other types of drains, venipucture, infection control.
Floated to other ICU's and PACU as needed.

Travel RN

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
(4 months)New Hyde Park, NY

Travel RN in the SICU.
Patient education, telemetry monitoring, medication administration, wound care, assesment, discharge planning, emergency management, assisted with bedside procedures, care and use of central and arterial lines, care of mechanically ventilated patients, assisted with intubation, emergency tracheostomy placement, code management, conscious sedation,titration of a variety of medication drips, care of patients with chest tubs and many other types of drains, venipucture, infection control.

Clinical Specialty Coordinator

The Mount Sinai Hospital
(5 months)Greater New York City Area

Worked in the outpatient area with the head and neck oncology patient population.
Patient education, care planning, symptom management, assessment and interventions for chemotherapy and radiation related illness.
On call for alll patient needs.
Monitoring of all patient serum lab values while working with physicans to treat and counsel patients with abnormal lab values.
Supervised medical assistants and clinical nurses.
Assisted patients with intervention planning for predicated treatment related issues.

RN

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
(3 years 7 months)

Worked as an oncology RN in multiple areas including Critical Care, Neurology, Orthopedics, Pain Management and Palliative.
Patient education, telemetry monitoring, medication administration, wound care, assesment, discharge planning, emergency management, assisted with bedside procedures, care and use of central and arterial lines, care of mechanically ventilated patients, assisted with intubation, emergency tracheostomy placement, code management, CRRT/CVVH, conscious sedation, use of paralytics, titration of a variety of medication drips, end-of-life care, and more.
Acted as charge nurse on a rotating basis.
Worked with nursing informatics on a variety of projects to train staff on new programs and systems.
Team leader and resource for new product use and training.

Certifications

BLS

American Heart Association

Registered Nurse

NYS BON
– Present

ACLS

American Heart Association

Skills

  • BLS
  • Registered Nurses
  • Surgical ICU
  • PACU
  • Critical Care
  • Oncology Nursing
  • Nursing
  • Patient Safety
  • Inpatient
  • Patient Education
  • Hospitals
  • Telemetry
  • Wound Care
  • Medication...
  • Healthcare
  • Surgery
  • Medicine
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Education

Adelphi University

BSN, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Completed the RN to BSN program.

St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center School of Nursing

Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, 3.5

Activities and Societies: Graduated with honors

Queensborough Community College

Associate's degree, Business Administration and Management, General

Activities and Societies: Alpha Beta Gamma

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