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Saidah McCallum

December 21, 2021

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Camp Nurse

CT

Saidah McCallum, RN, BSN

55 Cameo Road ● Stratford, Connecticut, 06614 ● (646) 295-9623 ● selah442002@yahoo.com

 

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVES:

To continue to learn and to increase expertise in clinical care. To maintain a firm commitment to clinical excellence as a nurse. BLS, PALS, and ACLS certified and licensed in the states of NY and CT.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

 

NYC Department of Education Bronx, New York

Staff Nurse 03/2017 – Present

– Working in the NYC DOH vaccination pods in various roles (vaccinator, vaccine coordinator and deputy vaccination unit leader)

– Assessing and caring for school age students (5 – 14)

– Assessing and caring for special need children (autistic and behavioral) to promote optimal learning

– Administering medications as ordered by the health care provider

– Adhering to the policies and procedures of the Office of School Health

– Utilizing ASHR (EMR) to document care and case management

 

Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn, New York

Per Diem RN Pediatric Unit 09/2009- 10/2021

– Reviewing lab data with physicians and colleagues to identify potential changes in client’s condition; continuously collaborating with medical team regarding quality assurance; assisting adolescents to appoint a health care proxy.

– Carried out prescribed medical treatments/procedures while working closely with all interdisciplinary team members.

– Responsible for provision and documentation of care for patients with cardiac, respiratory, neurological, gastrointestinal, hematological diseases and syndromes including clinical assessment, medication reconciliation and administration, wound care and phlebotomy collection.

– Evaluating and measuring patient’s growth and development.

 

Gotham Per Diem Agency (Jacobi Medical Center) Bronx, New York

Agency Nurse Pediatric Emergency Room 3/2018 – 12/2018

– Performed assessments and examinations, administered medications, started IVs, performed catheterizations and assists with splinting broken bones, in addition to other nursing duties.

– Triaged and E-fast patients (0-20 years old)

– Performed EKGs as needed

-Assisted MDs in moderate sedation procedures

-Comforted and supported families as needed

 

Blythedale Children’s Hospital Valhalla, New York

Per Diem Nursing Supervisor 2/2017 – Present

– Ensuring for each unit that safe, appropriate and goal-directed care is provided in a consistent manner

– Providing support and direction to nursing staff

– Providing nursing care to medically fragile patients

– Utilizing MediTech (EMR) to document patient care and put in provider’s orders.

– Ensuring safe staffing on the floors.

– Administering flu vaccines and PPD to staff as needed

 

Jacobi Medical Center Bronx, New York

Head Nurse Pediatric Emergency Room 08/2014 – 3/2017

– Ensuring that the pediatric emergency room is staffed appropriately to function safely

-Take over charge nurse duties as needed

– Responsible for the flow of the emergency room

– Triaging and assessing patients 0-20 years and assigning ESI levels

– Administration of medications as ordered by MD.

– Performing blood draws, laboratory testing, IV insertions and rehydration.

– Administering flu vaccine and other vaccinations as ordered.

– Utilized EPIC (EMR) to document patient care

 

Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center Yonkers, New York

Nursing Supervisor/Educator 12/2012 –10/2014

– Ensure for each unit that safe, appropriate and goal-directed care is provided in a consistent manner

– Provide support and direction to nursing staff

– Provided nursing care to medically fragile patients

– Utilized MediTech (EMR) to document patient care and put in provider’s orders.

– Provide nursing care to patients with complex, and chronic issues such as tracheostomies, neurodegenerative disorders/syndromes.

 

Incarnation Children’s Center New York, New York

Staff Nurse Per-Diem 06/2012 –02/2013

– Providing nursing care for children (0-22) with HIV and AIDS.

– Administration of medications as ordered by MD.

– Educating residents and their family members on medication regimen and the importance of compliance.

– Providing care for residents affected by opportunistic infections.

 

Alpine Home Health Care Bronx, New York

Case Manager 10/2011-11/2012

– Collaborates with the Field Nurse in the development of the patient’s individualized plan of care.

– Oversees the provision of care to ensure the care provided is consistent with the plan of care.

– Collaborates with the physician when changes to the plan of care are needed.

– Provides referrals to appropriate community resources as need.

– Performs monthly patient centered case conferences to ensure the appropriate use of services.

-Utilizes McKesson (electronic medical record) to input patient care.

 

TemPositions of New York Bronx, New York

School Nurse-PerDiem 9/2011-6/2012

– Reported to various public schools in the Bronx and provided care to school aged- children.

– Carried out DOH policies and procedures as required.

– Documented care according to Department of Education and DOH standards.

– Administered medications and examined children according to DOH standards.

– Functioned independently as a nurse, while maintaining DOH standards.

– Provided 1:1 care to special needs children (G-tube feeds, tracheostomy students, administered respiratory treatments)

 

Metropolitan Jewish Health Systems Yonkers, New York

St. Mary’s Metropolitan Home Care for Kids

Case Management Specialist 01/2010-02/2011

-Coordinating care for pediatric patients in the home (0-21 years old)

-Obtaining physician orders and implementing plans of care in accordance with local, state and federal regulations

-Obtaining insurance authorizations and assisting with development of letters of medical necessity based on patient needs.

-Conducted field visits (start of care, and revisits) as needed and documented accordingly in the MISYS EMR

-Coordinating and disseminating patient requirements to clinical staff utilizing the MISYS/ All Scripts system.

 

 

Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Bronx, New York

Staff R.N.  Department of Pediatrics 06/2007-12/2010

– Knowledge of central venous lines, intravenous lines and numerous intravenous medications and drips; inserting and monitoring of intravenous lines

– Working with gastrostomy tubes and tube feedings

– Working in collaboration with various other disciplines to insure quality care of clients; identifying client’s need and developing care plans relating to those specific needs.

– Reviewing lab data with physicians and colleagues to identify potential changes in client’s condition; continuously collaborating with medical team regarding quality assurance; assisting adolescents to appoint a health care proxy;

– Carried out prescribed medical treatments/procedures while working closely with all interdisciplinary team members.

– Assumed charge nurse role as the need arises.

– Responsible for provision and documentation of care for patients with cardiac, respiratory, neurological, gastrointestinal,

hematological diseases and syndromes including clinical assessment, medication reconciliation and administration, wound care and phlebotomy collection.

– Evaluating and measuring patient’s growth and development.

– Floated to the PICU and other floors as the need arose.

– Provided care for high tech pediatric population including tracheotomy and ventilator care and management, PICC line and intravenous maintenance with medication administration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

Lorain County Community College                                                   Elyria, Ohio

Associates of Science in Nursing Dec. 2006

 

Mercy College                                                                                                Dobbs Ferry, New York

Bachelor of Science in Nursing May 2013

 

 

REFERENCES: Furnished upon request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Updated 9 months ago

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