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JOSEPHINE LEDIJU, RN

2207 Summerdale Lane* Linfield PA 19468


Phone: 484-680-6837* Email: ja112b71e@westpost.net
OBJECTIVE
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Registered Nurse with an unrivaled combination of managerial, instructional, mar
keting, and clinical experience seeks a senior position with one of the region's
premier health care providers.
EDUCATION
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Eastern University, St. David, PA
MBA degree with a specialization in Health Administration
Gwynedd Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, PA
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS


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Registered Nurse (RN)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Cardiovascular Life Support (BCLS)
American Red Cross authorized instructor in First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscit
ation and Automated External Defibrillator (FA/CPR/AED)
In process of taking ANCC certification for Nurse Executive in March 2011
EXPERIENCE
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1991-2010 Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
515 bed comprehensive acute care facility
Administrative Nursing Supervisor (2006 to 2010)
* Effectively facilitated the delivery of comprehensive patient care of a 515-be
d acute care facility, with the additional responsibilities of supervision of 10
0 nursing, medical and ancillary personal.
* Worked closely with nurse managers in efficient utilization to facility polici
es and procedures.
* Participated in hospital wide evidence based protocol.
* Acted as mentor to employees and handled patient and physician issues during o
ff shift.
* Acted on behalf of unit managers for off shift staff.
* Participated in redesigning of the current medical-surgical flow shift.
* Member of telemetry task force.
* Attended Accountability Workshop on the "Elevating Staff Performance"
* Attended ANCC certification for "Nurse Executive"

Staff RN, Ortho/Neuro & Medical-Surgical (1994 to 2006)


* Served as Primary RN on 41-bed unit, caring for patients with primarily joint
replacement, multiple fractures, sport medicine, arthritis/ chronic pain, CVA, A
lzheimer's, ALS, MS, brain tumor, embolism/aneurysm, craniotomy/laminectomy and
other ortho/neuro conditions.
* Floated extensively to Medical-Surgical and Special and Special Care/Step down
Telemetry units, caring for patients post-MI/ROMI, post-CABG, cardiac, psychiat
ric, GU-GYN, and other medical-surgical/step-down conditions.
* Assessed and admitted patients, use computers to create care plans and charts
to ensure compliance with JCAHO and other regulations.
* Coordinated multidisciplinary teams (social workers, PT/OT/STs, homecare RNs,
case managers, physicians, and dieticians) to provide discharge planning and fol
low-up teaching/referrals.
* Served as Charge Nurse, supervising professional/ancillary staff members, assi
gning patients/admissions, performing bed management, serving as patient/physici
an liaison, and troubleshooting staffing/clinical problems.
* Served as Preceptor for Nursing students and agency/newly hired RNs, orienting
to unit and hospital policies and procedures, and evaluations skills.
* Audited charts to gather data on QA indicators (medication errors, documentati
on completeness/accuracy, and protocol adherence) as well as to prepare for JCAH
O surveys.
* Served as a clinical and educational resource on venous access initiation and
troubleshooting as well as other clinical and administrative topics.
Phlebotomist (1991 to 1994)
* Provided phlebotomy services for employees and inpatients/outpatients in the L
aboratory, Employee Health Center, and on the units;
* Coordinated in services for new Phlebotomists, Nursing students, and newly hir
ed RNs on the units
Medical Assistant, Ambulatory/Occupational Health (1985 to 1994)
* Served as Medical Assistant in Ambulatory/Employee Health center for up to 600
employees as week as discharged patients, obtaining lab work (including Pap sme
ars, PATs, phlebotomy/glucose monitoring, PPDs, HIV), administering IM/PO immuni
zation/other medications, and maintaining records to ensure compliance with DOH/
OSHA regulations and immunization requirements
* Assisted with examinations and minor surgical/medical procedures, and provided
extensive patient/ family teaching and referrals.
2007 Delaware County Community College
Adjunct Clinical Instructor Medical Surgical
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
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Member, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Member, American Association of University Women
Member, American Nurses Association
Member, National Association for Female Executives
Member, National Association of Professional Women