Naidoo - NICU RN - Durban, KZN, South Africa

Marlene Naidoo

Durban, KZN, South Africa

Services

NICU RN

Summary:

I am an experienced and trained Nicu RN with special interest in developemntal care and nursing care of the extreme preterm infants. I am fully competent in all modes of ventilation and have been functioning as a team leader and preceptor. I am a team playeer and I can function will independantly. I am a strong advocate for my patients an good supporter for parents. I can insert peripheral ines as well as well as umbilical lines as I have asisted my conusltants with picc line inserions several times

Work History

Alaris and Syringe Driver trainer worskshop- 2012

Succession Training Workshop

From May 2012

Bls and Nrp Workshop- August 2012

Preceptor Workshop

From May 2012

Nitric oxide competent - May 2013

Neonatal and Paedriatic

From October 2012

OBJECTIVES
To gain more experience and extend my knowledge. To provide safe nursing care with the latest changes and ensure it is cost effective


PERSONALITY
Can work under stressful conditions. Have good planning and time management skill. Hardworking, dependable, honest and people orientated. I enjoy new challenges. Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills, work well unsupervised. Excellent leadership qualities. Able to meet deadlines. I have the charisma and positive personality to enable me to work well with staff and follow the motto of "working smarter" to achieve optimum success. My approach is hands on and i take the initiative, energetic and highly motivated. I have a high level of attention to detail.
I am observant always and treat each patient individually and holistically. I believe in parent education and keeping parents informed and making them feel a part of all decisions pertaining to the care. I have special interest in developmental care and suctioning and proper handling of extreme preterm infants.

Year

Mediclinic City Hospital

June 2010 - August 2013

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Managing unit
Special interest in developmental care
Nursing sickest preterm babies
Prcepting and mentoring new staff
Nursing very ill, ventilated babies
Providing health education to parents
Assisting with intubation, extubation & invasive procedures
Mixing of inotropes
Administration of TPN
Arterial blood gases
Aseptic technique
Insertion of intravenous therapies
Assisting with insertion of umbilical & venous lines
Fluid calculation & requirements to patient on a daily basis
Administration of medication


COURSES ATTENDED
Neonatal workshop Cme event - April 2008
Neonatal conference Cme event - September 2007

Shift Leader Rn

Netcare - Alberlito

August 2007 - December 2009

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Managing the unit
Organising of staffIn-service training
Teaching junior and new staff
Liaising with doctors, patients & managements
Nursing very ill, ventilated babies
Providing health education to parents
Assisting with intubation, extubation & invasive procedures
Mixing of inotropes
Administration of TPN
Arterial technique
Aseptic technique
Insertion of intravenous therapies
Assisting with insertion of umbilical & venous lines
Fluid calculation & requirement to patient on a daily basis
Administration of medication

Registered nurse

Netcare St Annes

October 2006 - August 2007

Registered Nurse Nicu
Experience in year 01
Period from October 2006- August 2007
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Nursing of sick neonates or premature babies
Mastering the ventilator
Administration of medication
Drawing bloodMastering sipap and cpap
Insertion of intravenous therapies
Assisting with intubation, extubation & invasive procedures
Assisting with insertion of umbilical and venous lines
Erecting of tpn
Mixing of inotropes
Arterial blood gases

Student nurse

Netcare St Annes

July 2002 - October 2006

Experience in years 04Period: from 01 July 2002- 30 October 2006
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Admission of patient
Discharge of patient
Nursing Care Pre & Post Operatively
Monitoring of dressing
Doing aseptic technique
Learning all the components of nursing care

Qualifications & Certifications

English

Belverton secondary

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