Edridge - Registered Nurse - Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia

Linda Edridge

Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia


Registered Nurse


I am particularly proud of my academic achievements having gain High Distinctions and high averages throughout my degree. I am about to turn 52 years of age, so I am settled in my life own our own home. I enjoy making a difference in peoples lives.

Work History

Registered Nurse

Amarina Aged Care

March 2013 - July 2013

When I travelled to Tasmania because m mother died they (New CN at the facility) terminated my employment stating too many novice nurses on the floor. .

Registered Nurse


From December 2013

I really enjoy my work with Noosacare especially in Cartwright lodge the locked Dementia lodge. I'm pleasant nature and have been told I should get funny money, because I have a great sense of humor in appropriate environments at appropriate times. Staff enjoy the days I work as they often run smooth and a relatively calm even if there is death. Families have expressed that everything was quite beautiful not as traumatic as they had expected.

Assistant in Nursing


From July 2012

Working all different areas
Noosa Private surgical, Oz-care Noosa, Oz-care Currimundi, Tri-care Noosaville

4B- Internship

The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital

4 Weeks Block=160 hours

Student year 2 registered nurse

Nambour General Hospital

2 weeks Block = 80 hours

Student Year 3 internship Registered Nurse

Homeless Health Outreach Team (HHOT)

Lady Musgrave Drive
Mountain Creek
2 weeks Block = 80 hours

Student Nurse 2nd year

Nambour General Hospital

1 day/week x 10 weeks =80 hours

2011 Ward 3F East
Nambour General Hospital
4 weeks block = 160 hours

Registered Nurse

Regis Allora, Regis Lakeside, Regis Kuluin

I resigned with Regis and now work for agency as I was like an agency nurse for Regis.

Regis Lakeside

Sippy Downs
2 days week x 5 weeks = 80 hours

Summary of tasks carried out

• Communicating and working collaboratively with doctors patients, families,
co-workers, MDT team members, pathology, social workers using SBAR,
• Take clinical Vital Observations, assessment of client, skin, BP, respiratory function, cardiac,
ECG's, renal function, MSU/Urinalysis, mobility, BSL's, Snellen, sexual health.
• Neurological assessment, GCS, Gastrointestinal Tract functions, bowel sounds, stoma care,
PEG feeds/care.
• Pain assessment and reassessment, Medication calculations, schedule 8 drugs,
subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, reconstitution of drugs
• Setting up and maintenance of IV therapy, IV medication administration, burette, pumps,
bolus, PICC lines, blood transfusions.
• PICC dressings, insertion of NG tube and enteral feeding, insertion of IDC, CPR, defibrillation,
cardiac monitoring, Chest drain, Tracheotomy/Oxygen therapy
• Spinal precautions, Emergency situations, burns, management of seizures, anaphylaxis, acute
Mental illness
• Identifying the deteriorating patient, gowning and gloving, aseptic technique, assisting doctor during spinal tap/lumbar puncture
• Assessment of the child client and evaluation of health of child client.

School Crossing Supervisor

Queensland Transport-Coolum State Primary School

To ensure the safety of children and any persons that may use the School Crossing. Adhering to the policies and procedures set out by Queensland Transport. To make sure the area is safe at all times.

Maroochydore TAFE

Real Estate Certificate

marketing and promotion

Trust Account

• Capable and confident in the use of Console PM- 2003, 2007 program
• Develop and implement strategies in order to maximize financial returns through building of the rent roll. Focus on prospecting together with management of properties with proficient, communication with tenants and landlords
• Professional phone manner, and exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to allocate time to meet specified deadlines, applying negotiation skills at a consistently high level.
• Commercial cleaning after hours, Real Estate premises 3 years, Private Homes - 4 years, holding keys to business and private residences
• Assist with coordination of church activities
• Reception duties, Computer skills - Microsoft Suite, Liaison with members of church community.
• After School Care, Planning activities to enhance children's autonomy stimulate their senses, keeping them safe at all times, taking observations, enhancing their development and reporting at a high level, also active listening skills

Devonport TAFE

Computer skills- PowerPoint, Microsoft Word perfect

Property Manager

Instyle First National

Self-Employed-Cleaning Business
The Perfect Process-Factory Hand
Devonport Church of Christ- Administrative Assistant (Voluntary)
Devonport Community House-Child carer
• Empathy and a genuine commitment to customer care with a high standard of ethics. Following best practice procedures and systems

Registered Nurse, Noosa Nursing Center Tewantin, Buderim Views

Caring For You


Registered Nurse with Regis

I worked between all three Sunshine Coast facilities. I now work with Noosacare, but would prefer more permanent shifts.

Qualifications & Certifications

Reece High School in Devonport Tasmania

General Hospital

University of Sunshine Coast

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