Sheetal Chand

Emergency Room Registered Nurse at Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare

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Motivated Registered Nurse seeking to use earned skills and knowledge to further my career in Nursing. Offering a combination of academic excellence, compassion, positive attitude, cultural diversity and strong interpersonal skills.

Work experience

May 2021 - Present

Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare

Registered Nurse Emergency Department

• Assess patients by collecting and documenting data about patients through interviewing, history taking, personal needs and physical assessment findings. • Determine nursing diagnosis. Monitor and evaluate data as frequently as needed based on stability. • Evaluate effectiveness of interventions and monitor patient for adverse responses and side effects.

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May 2021 - Present

Medely

Registered Nurse

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Oct 2013 - Present

Merus, Inc.

Senior Technical Support/Document Creation Specialist

• Answer user inquiries on the phone and via email regarding software to resolve problems • Develop training materials and procedures and train new users and staff in the proper use of software • Confer with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for modifications • Prepare evaluations of software and recommend improvements and upgrades • Establish customer relationships

May 2020 - May 2021

St. Rose Hospital

Emergency Room Registered Nurse II

• Perform systematic assessment and data collection focusing on the physiological, cultural, psychological, spiritual and cognitive status of the patient. • Evaluate, develop and prioritize a plan of care that is individualized and goal directed based on nursing diagnosis, patient needs and standards of care. • Provide safe therapeutic care in a knowledgeable, skillful and continuous manner involving all members of the health care team. • Assess and evaluate patient plan of care and teaching needs.

Aug 2019 - Dec 2019

San Francisco Community Housing Partnership

Public Health Nurse Intern

• Connected clients to In Home Support Services and Adult Protective Services • Conducted in home health visits, assessed patient status, and referred to supportive services • Performed vitals assessment and initial intake assessments • Creative problem solving working with an interdisciplinary team, including social workers and nurses • Implemented health education on disease management and primary interventions for clients • Demonstrated empathy, reliability, autonomy, and critical thinking skills

Sep 2018 - Oct 2019

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

Birth and Postpartum Doula

• Offer comfort and emotional support during the labor experience, birth, breastfeeding, and recovery • Work with nurses, midwives and doctors to offer additional support to the client and the family • Offer guidance for pain-relieving position changes, ways to breathe, massages, coaching, and mentoring • Hold and rock babies in the nursery. Help with feedings • Provide support and guidance to new mothers about breastfeeding positions • ~100 hours (volunteer position with 4 full days of Doula training and certification followed by 20 hrs shadowing)

May 2018 - Aug 2018

OPEN HOUSE CENTER

Student Nurse

• Provided direct patient care to clients. Clients included persons with moderate to severe disabilities • Collaborated with the nurse and case manager to make and implement client care plans • Administered medications to clients and recorded in the MAR accordingly with supervision from RN • Assisted with feeding, changing bed linens, ambulating patients and repositioning • Provided home health care and did home assessments to ensure safety and client needs

May 2012 - Feb 2013

Fiji National University

Tutor

Dec 2011 - Apr 2012

Can Pacific Realty

Website and Content Designer

Education

2018 - 2019

San Francisco State University

Bachelor of Science - BS, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

2009 - 2011

University of Fiji

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Information Technology

2004 - 2008

Natabua High School

High School Diploma

Natabua High School

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