Registered Nurse

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Personal information   
First name(s) / Surname(s)  Annika Ekdahl
Address(es)  Olof Palmes gata 29
111 22
Telephone(s)  Home: +55 8 555 257 00 Mobile: +55 8 555 090 93
Fax(es)  +55 8 555 257 01
Nationality  Swedish
Work experience   
Dates  May 2000 - present
Occupation or position held  Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Main activities and responsibilities  Responsible for reporting to the Team Leader, Shift Supervisor, Clinical Coordinator, and Department Leader. Accountable for all staff who provide care services and activities related to patient care. Responsible for delegating, overseeing, and reviewing the work of the licensed practical nurse and other assistive personnel. Continually demonstrate sound judgment and leadership skills necessary to plan and direct the care of patients.
Name and address of employer  St Grans Sjukhus Strabe 12, Stockholm 0901, Sweden
Type of business or sector  Nursing
Dates  July 1996 - May 2000
Occupation or position held  Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Main activities and responsibilities  Performed specific competencies as outlined by the department(s). Interacted with patients, families, physicians and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing practice and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. Identified opportunities for and contributed to the improvement of quality, safety and cost, as well as patient, customer, and employee satisfaction. Performed all other nursing duties as assigned.
Name and address of employer  Sabbatsbergs sjukhus Sturegatan 2 172 31 Sundbyberg Stockholm, Sweden
Type of business or sector  Nursing
Education and training   
Dates  September 1994 - June 1996
Title of qualification awarded  Certification for Licensed Practical Nurse
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Advanced Health Studies, Chemistry, Injection Techniques, Medical Terminology, Microbiology, Midwifery, Pharmacology, and Phlebotomy. Received LPN Certification. Performed one semester internship in local medical office administering injections and medications among other duties to earn course credit.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Karolinska Institute - School of Nursing
Dates  September 1990 - June 1994
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Algebra, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Medical Billing, Medical Office Management, Medical Transcribing, Physiology, and Psychology. Secondary studies included Arts and Humanities, Literature, and Philosophy.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Karolinska Institute of Medicine
Personal skills and competences   
Mother tongue(s)  Swedish
Other language(s)   
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
English  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
Russian  A2Basic UserA2Basic UserA1Basic UserA1Basic UserA1Basic User 
Social skills and competences  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Continually practice safe critical thinking skills and make appropriate judgments and decisions regarding the care and well-being of all patients. My caring attitude helps calm patients and family in the midst of stressful situations and trauma.
Organisational skills and competences  I perform each essential function to the highest of my ability while satisfactorily demonstrating the required competencies of patient health care, including age-specific competencies. Continual care taken to read, listen, comprehend, and perform all physician's orders. Highly skilled at accurately calculating medication dosages.
Technical skills and competences  Blood pressure reading, injections, measuring doses, and use of stethoscope.
Computer skills and competences  Advanced proficiency levels in all Nursing Administration Software as well as all applications of Microsoft Office 2007, Lotus, and WordPerfect.
Artistic skills and competences  Ballroom dancing, classical guitar, pottery, and sculpture.
Other skills and competences  Over 10 years cardiac and circulatory experience. CPR Certification valid through 2012. Currently attending Karolinska Institute - School of Nursing and in the process of earning my RN certification. Am also studying mental health and psychology online.
Driving licence(s)  Groups A, B, and BE
Additional information  References available upon request.