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Shelby Melton

Shelby Melton

Registered Nurse Specialist at Agency for Persons with Disabilities

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Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Registered Nurse Specialist

Performs medical assessments on clients to include vital signs, oxygen saturation measurement, head to toe assessments, neurological examination, integumentary assessments or more focused assessments when warranted or ordered per primary care provider. Performs nursing patient assessments and treatments of clients with sudden minor or major illness, injury or changes in behavior in accordance with licensure. Provides wound care to major or minor wounds per primary care providers orders and as needed utilizing various wound care techniques. Responsible for contacting primary care provider of any changes in health condition and unusual behaviors for client. Provides or facilitates appropriate care for clients with chronic health problems such as diabetes, hypertension, COPD, seizure disorders, dementia, asthma, cognitive deficits and other mental and behavioral deficits in accordance with licensure. Coordinates medical, mental health, occupational health and physical therapy services with other departments within and without the facility to include Emergency Medical Services and medical specialists. Administers medications and various other treatments at ordered times. Collects blood and other laboratory specimens when ordered. Responsible for complete and accurate documentation in the individual healthcare record to include transcribing new physicians orders, notification of change in client health condition to all appropriate personnel to ensure proper continuity of care. Responsible for education of direct care staff when new conditions or problems arise. Performs routine, daily stock evaluations to include inventory of medical supplies, medications and chemical supplies. Responsible for notifying pharmacy of any medications needed. Provides patient centered care in a kind, respectful and caring manner to ensure clients rights are upheld and that they are dignified as wonderful human beings regardless of any disabilities one may have to endure.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 04

Interim Healthcare of Northwest Florida

Registered Nurse Case Manager

Provides skilled nursing care to the patient/client in the home setting within the scope of practice of current licensure of a Registered Nurse to include various intravenous infusion treatments and wound care of chronic complicated wounds utilising various wound care techniques including wound vac. Performs head to toe assessments to include vital signs and other demographics. Responsible for complete and accurate documentation on approved corporate generated documentation forms to be incorporated into the office maintained patient healthcare record. Performed case management to ensure proper continuity of care.

Career

Department of Veterans Affairs

Registered Nurse

Contracted Employment Position
Responsible for administration of vaccinations and various therapeutic injections such as hormone and vitamin replacement to veterans per primary care provider orders. Performs nursing evaluations prior to scheduled primary care provider appointments to include vital signs, height and weight, Body Mass Index calculation, oxygen saturation measurement and nurse interview. Provides health education to Veterans with newly diagnosed and poorly controlled health problems. Performs triage and coordinates appropriate medical care of Veterans with emergent health care issues within and without the clinic to include Emergency Medical Services when warranted. Performs EKG and Holter cardiac monitor placement per primary providers orders. Utilised the Pixis computerized medication dispensing system. Responsible for complete and accurate documentation in the Computerized Patient Record System on a Federal Database.

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 06

Department of Juvenile Justice

Senior Registered Nurse

Performs intake medical assessments on new youth assigned to the facility to include vital signs, head to toe assessment, integumentary screening, vision/hearing screen, and urinalysis. Performs initial health education including HIV with screening offered to all youth admitted to the facility and annually thereafter. Performs intial physical evaluations prior to physician physicals to include head to toe assessment, vital signs, height and weight, Body Mass Index calculation, and oxygen saturation measurement. Performs final physical evaluations on youth and prepares required documentation prior to transferring or discharge. Performs nursing patient assessments and treatments of youth during scheduled Sick-Call and with sudden minor or major illness or injury. Performs daily medical assessments on youth assigned to the Behavior Management Unit. Collects blood and other laboratory specimens. Provides nursing case management to assigned youth. Provides or facilitates appropriate care for youth with chronic health problems such as diabetes, asthma, hypertension, and cystic fibrosis in accordance with licensure. Coordinates medical and mental health services with other departments within and without the facility to include Emergency Medical Services and medical specialists. Administers medications at ordered times. Responsible for complete and accurate documentation in the health care record to include transcribing new physicians orders, parental notifications, immunizations, and quarterly review. Updates the Facility Medical Alert System database as needed. Provides on-call nursing coverage at designated times. Performs routine daily stock evaluations to include inventory of sharps, medical instruments, medications, and chemical supplies.

Career

Chipola College

Associate of Science (A.S.), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Marianna High School

Diploma, General Educational Studies

West Orange High School

Transferred/Moved, General Educational Studies