Thao Ngo, RN - Resume

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Overview

  • Registered Nurse - Bilingual (English, Vietnamese)
  • Thorough knowledge of nursing, including critical procedures, operation/recovery, medication administration, patient assessment, and pain management
  • Experienced in collaborating with nurses, doctors, specialists, and staff members to achieve shared patient goals
  • Loyal and collaborative professional with a steadfast commitment to patient satisfaction seeking RN residency in a hospital setting to utilize multidisciplinary team and transferable technical skills
  • Available to work full time, flexible shifts

Objective

  • Looking for opportunities to give excellent patient care in a hospital setting

Licensure & Certification

  • Registered Nurse in Massachusetts, License # RN2291544, current - 8/31/14
  • AHA Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification, current - Nov 2015
  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA): Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Ser. # 232232
  • Incident Command System Certification issued by FEMA

Skill Highlights

  • Medical-surgical
  • Patient/family communication
  • Patient assessment
  • HIPPA informed
  • Nursing documentation
  • Computer skills: proficient in EMR (Powerchart, ECW, Clinician View)
  • Medication management
  • Culturally sensitive

Employment History

3/2014 - Present

Well Given AFC, Inc.

Brighton, MA

Registered Nurse

  • Conpletes nursing assessments and reviews of all potential participants in the program
  • Coordinates physician’s orders with AFC caregivers, AFC providers
  • Completes all nursing documentation (MDS/CDS), nursing progress notes
  • Conducts client’s education about hygiene and health concerns through on-site visits

01/2013 - 12/2013

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Baltimore, MD

Program Research Assistant

  • Recruited, assessed and conducted health teaching for 151 participants for Johns Hopkins Liver Cancer Prevention Project for Asian Americans
  • Led the Vietnamese section in field work, scheduling events, place, and time

02/2012 - 12/2013

Clinical Practicum

Takoma Park, MD

Student Nurse

  • Medstar Montgomery Medical Center (138 beds), Olney MD Medical-Surgical Unit: 10/2012 - 5/2013
    • Worked with Registered Nurse (preceptor) managing patient care in 23-bed unit
  • Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring MD - a teaching hospital (443 beds) Maternal/Newborn 10/2013 - 12/2013
  • Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC - level 1 trauma center, 303 beds Pediatric: 8/2013 - 10/2013
  • Doctors Community Hospital, Lanham MD - (219 beds): Leadership - 8/2013 - 10/2013
  • Adventist Behavioral Health, Rockville MD - short/long term care: Psychiatric - 9/2012 - 11/2012
  • Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD - 252 beds, cardiac center level III Medical/surgical: 02/2012 - 5/2012
    • Performed in-depth physical assessment on 8 critical patients
    • Monitored assigned patients, updating data on vital signs and clinical lab data
    • Administered antihypertensive, antacids, insulin, anticoagulant medications; instructed patients regarding their side effects
    • Received and given reported regarding patient’s current health status
    • Reported assigned patients’ condition to preceptor using SBAR
    • Documented assessment findings and information in patients’ medical charts

02/2011 - 5/2012

Montgomery College

Rockville, MD

Marketing, Grant & Contract Staff

  • Employee of the year 2011

Education

2011- 2013

Montgomery College

Takoma Park, MD

Associate Degree in Nursing

  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Dean's list 2011, 2012

2001 - 2005

National Economics University

Hanoi, Vietnam

Business Administration in Tourism and Hospitality

2006 - 2009

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York

Completed courses: Nutrition, Psychology, Personal Finance, CPR

Customer Service

  • Bank Teller, ANZ bank, Hanoi, Vietnam 2008 – 2009: Best Customer Service Award of the first quarter 2009 (ANZ Bank)
  • Front Desk Officer, Hotel Nikko Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam 2005 – 2006

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurse Association (ANA)
  • Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses (MARN)
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • American Red Cross

Other Relevant Skills, Clubs, or Activities

  • Additional language: Vietnamese
  • Volunteer as a CNA at American Red Cross on conducting assessment tests
  • Volunteer at the community health fair on hypertension screening and health teaching
  • Volunteer as an assistant in ER at Tobey hospital, Wareham MA