Caleb Fellowes

Registered Nurse

Career Objective

Seeking a position in a transition to critical care nursing program

 

Industry Employment

Other Employment

Medical-Surgical Nursing                                             Manning Base Hospital
​Sept. 2018 - Current

​​Proficient in IV cannulation and venepuncture,

Insertion, maintenance and removal of nasogastric tubes, VAC dressings, indwelling catheter devices and pleural drains in adult patients in an acute care environment

Compentent in analysis and interpretation of CXRs, CT and MRI scans (with and without contrast), electrocardiography and EEG tracings

Strong emphasis on team nursing to deliver safe, high quality, coordinated nursing care to the largest ward in the hospital

Experience in providing high and low care to patients of diverse backgrounds (dementia, stroke victims, paraplegics, diabetics, mental health patients and end-of-life care for palliative patients)

​Compliant with all WH&S policies and procedures, including safe manual handling, hazard identification and control, and infection control procedures

Comprehensive and contemporaneous documentation

Acute Medical-Stroke Nursing                                     Manning Base Hospital
​May 2018 - Sept. 2018

Concrete understanding of telemetry set-up, monitoring and cardiac rhythm interpretation

Compliant with all policies, procedures and protocols related to the acute inpatient stroke pathway

Experience in managing patients with tracheostomies , including tracheostomy tube suctioning using both open and closed-suction catheters, inner cannula changes and tracheostomy tube stabilisation

Proficient in caring for stroke patients with complex care requirements in a holistic manner

Extensive pharmacological knowledge, including drug-drug interactions and drug-food interactions

Comprehensive A - G assessments with advanced training in detecting deteriorating patients

Surgical Nursing                                                           Manning Base Hospital
​Jan. 2018 - May 2018

Worked as part of a busy surgical ward in a rural referral hospital

Provided pre- and post-op nursing care to a diverse population of surgical patients

Proficient in post-op pain management, including PCA set up and maintenance, management of epidural infusions, and monitoring of patients post intrathecal morphine

Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environments (e.g. emergency pre-op admissions)

Experience in post-operative nursing care of patients who have undergone general, urological, gynaecological, oncology and orthopaedic surgery (including post-op management of CBIs, TURPs, abdominal surgery, complex wound management, and diabetic complications)

Comprehensive pathophysiology understanding with an advanced education in fluid and electrolyte management, acid-base disorders, cardiac electrophysiology and infectious diseases

Personal

AND

SKILLS

ClinicaL

 

Education

B Nursing

   2015 - 2017

*Awarded to the top student within the Program - based on academic merit

B Pharmacy

  • Achieved a HD average
  • Transferred to B Nursing in 2015                                

2014 - 2015

Higher School Certificate

  • Achieved ATAR of 92
  • Maitland Grossmann High School                                
 
 
 

Professional Development

Contact Details

Phone

Email

Website

Address

0478 973 563

caleb.fellowes@gmail.com

www.caleb-fellowes-portfolio.com

6/43-45 Oxley Street, Taree, NSW, 2430

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