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Ann Macharia

Ann Macharia

Critical care nurse
Nairobi, Nairobi Area

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About Ann Macharia:

"I am a highly skilled critical care nurse with one  year of experience in providing expert care to critically ill patients at Emergency Plus Medical Services. I hold a [degree and diploma in nursing and am certified in BLS and ACLS My experience includes managing a wide range of medical emergencies and performing advanced procedures such as assisting in intubation of patients, administer medication including infusion drugs, transferring mechanicall ventilated patient from.one facility to another. I am dedicated to providing compassionate care to my patients and their families, and I strive to maintain open communication with the healthcare team to ensure the best possible outcomes. I am a quick learner, able to adapt to fast-paced and high-stress environments, and passionate about continuing education and staying up-to-date on the latest medical advancements

Experience

Professional Experience 
🞂 Paramedic – EMERGENCY PLUS MEDICAL SERVICES-  From JUNE 2016 TO present

Duties and responsibilities: 
- Respond to emergency calls for medical assistance i.e. Road Traffic Accident, Resuscitation (CPR)
- Assess the patient’ s condition and determine the course of treatment. - Assist in transfer patients to the Emergency Department and report observations and treatment to the receiving nurse at the receiving facility.
- Replace used supplies and Check or clean equipment after use.
- Participate in events such as marathons, and provide First Aid or medical assistance to clients.

🞂 Psychiatric Nurse Chiromo Lane Medical Centre. From November 2014- June 2016 
Duties and responsibilities: 
- Formulating a nursing care plan to facilitate all round quality care - Provide direct care to patients which include facilitating social and emotional needs 
- Supervising medication schedules 
- Educating patients’ family about the conditions and ways in which to create a supportive environment for the patient. 
- Collaborating with a variety of interdisciplinary professionals in providing the  best possible care for patients. 
🞂 Control Room Nurse (Part time) - AMREF Flying Doctors Nairobi, Kenya  February 2015 – June 2015 
    
Duties and Responsibilities
- Dealing with incoming emergency and non- emergency calls and prioritising them and taking the necessary information from the caller. Either by telephone, radio system and computer aided dispatch system.
- Maintaining contact with the team at the scene of the incident to keep upto date with the situation and ensure staff safety.
- Working under the direction of my team leader or co-ordinator.
- In extreme cases, Dealing with members of the public or clients who are distressed in a calm reassuring manner. 
🞂 Kenya Orientation Training; Kenyatta National Hospital June 2014 – August  2014. 
Pediatrics from 02/06/2014 to 27/06/2014 
Medical ward, MOPC, CCC from 01/07/2014 to 01/08/2014 
Emergency Medicine from 04/08/2014 to 29/08/2014

 


 Mentorship Program. University Tutor at University of Sunderland; February 2013- March 2013 
Duties and Responsibilities;
1. Research Method 
2. Qualitative Research 
3. Leadership 
🞂 Clinical Nursing; Primary Care Recruitment Agency; Newcastle ; November  2011- October 2012 
Duties and Responsibilities  
- Provide care to patients and residents based on the care plan outlined by their doctor
- Record medical history and symptoms 
- Monitor and record observations i.e. vital signs 
- Maintain hygiene and ensure patient receives proper nutrition

 

Education

I recently completed Critical Care Nursing cours  at Kenyatta National Hospital, School of Nursing in April 2022

Updated my BLS AND ACLS certificate last year May 2022

Got my Bscn at university of Sunderland in September 2012

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