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635 Oakland Drive
Chatham, VA. 24531
434-548-7000
Pamela_betterton@yahoo.com

PAMELA S. BETTERTON
OBJECTIVE

SKILLS &
ABILITIES

RN, and experienced health care professional with a
diverse background in-patient care. My training and
education have allowed me to gain knowledge in a vast
array of clinical competencies in specialized areas.
Looking to expand my clinical expertise within a hospital
or health care facility that rewards motivation, dedication,
and enthusiasm about rendering quality patient care.
Licensure/Certification

0001263177-Multi-State Privilege – Current 2018
American Heart Association CPR certification- Current
2017

EXPERIENCE

DANVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
July 1990 to Sept. 2012

Provided professional care to patients in Med-surgical, Urology,
Nephrology, Post-Op surgical, and Telemetry Care units – Delivered
skilled nursing care in routine/stressful periods at the highest standards
of excellence.

Reviewed physical needs, monitored patients’ physical condition,
administered approved medications.

Supervised and assessed vital changes in patient’s condition by
monitoring vital signs, symptoms, and test results.

Documented and recorded patients’ health status and nursing care.

Participated in inter-disciplinary nursing team meetings to improve
policies/procedures and to ensure adherence to safety procedures.

LPN preceptor

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Bedside testing, such as EKG, blood glucose, and urine samples

Certified in phlebotomy, CAPD, IV push medication per facility policy,
Wound Vac dressing change and maintenance, specialty bed needs for
wound care and prevention.

GREEN ROCK CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Feb. 2008 to Present

Provide direct nursing care to inmate population of 1000.

Triage inmate request for medical services, provide quality care during
Nurse sick call.

Respond to medical emergencies and provides emergency first aid care.
Provide stand by medical assistance for segregation and cell extraction.

Administers prescribed medications and treatments.

Assist physician with medical treatments and minor surgical procedures.

Collaborate with mental health clinicians pertaining to the mental health
of inmates.

Practices within the VADOC and nursing administrative policies.

EDUCATION

1980 CHATHAM HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE
1990 Danville Community College certificate LPN Graduate (Magna
cum laudue)
2015 Patrick Henry Community College RN ADN Graduate
REFERENCES

AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST