- March 30, 2018
Katherine H. Odom, RN
296 Riverview Rd. Bainbridge, GA 39817
COLLEGE: Albany State University
Associate of Science in Nursing
Bainbridge State College
WORK EXPERIENCE: 2007-2016 Grady General Hospital, Cairo Ga.
2016-2017 Memorial Hospital & Manor, Bainbridge Ga.
2017-present Miller Co Hospital, Colquitt Ga.
Registered Nurse-Emergency Department
Worked efficiently in high stress situations of 6-12 bed emergency department while ensuring patients were treated with dignity; provided, coordinated, documented and inputted patient care data in computer; applied strong commitment to quality control by ensuring cohesiveness through effective communication among care staff; served as liaison between patient and doctor.
Collaborated with all members of interdisciplinary team, therapists, social workers, doctors and pharmacists
Acted as Team leader/Charge Nurse
Served as a preceptor/mentor to new nursing staff.
Provided care to people across the lifespan with different conditions from infants, children, pregnant women, and the elderly
Independently maintained safe and effective care to patients with different acuity levels in a time-restricted and demanding environment
Reacted effectively in emergency scenarios, demonstrating sound decision making that helped save patients lives.
Closely monitored E.R. patients, alerted Physicians regarding changes in patients status.
Interaction with patient and family members often from pain, stress, shock or grief.
Leverage interpersonal communication strengths to establish rapport and build trust with patients and families.
Administered critical IV medications such as Cardizem, Dopamine, Insulin, Nitroglycerin, and Adenosine
Applied expertise in data analysis by monitoring laboratory results, blood work, urinalysis, and performed sterile procedures including catheterization, IV starts and dressing changes.
Efficiently and knowledgeably provided RN care for all ER patients, handled intubations, defibrillations, splinting, conscious sedation and hypothermia protocol.
Assisted in the care of multiple traumas, cardiac arrests, stroke codes, sexual assaults and conscious sedations
Decisively and confidently made judgments on patient conditions based on vital signs, patient presentation, and initial assessment; triaged to appropriate zone; activated specialized team when indicated (cath lab, trauma team, rapid response stroke team, etc.)
CERTIFICATION: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support- 2007
Pediatric Advanced Life Support- 2007
ENA Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)- 2007
Basic Life Support- 2007
LICENSURE: State of Georgia Registered Professional Nurse
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES: Association of Clinical Research Professionals
Society of Clinical Research Associates