Post op and Recovery Bio
Hello, Royal's, my name is Chauntay, and I am the owner of Royal Hydration + Post Op and Recovery Concierge. I started Royal Hydration + which had many names before I came up with this one. Because I have always wanted to be a wellness nurse. I always had the desire to make people feel and look better whatever that meant to them.
When I was 32, I finally decided to consider a nursing career. I didn't know what that would look like. I was conversing with a college of mine who was a medical technologist. He taught at a school for medical assistants. He would quiz me on medical terms and other quizzes, and I would ace them. He said Chauntay you definitely need to go to nursing school; you will do well. I started taking exams after that job ended as we closed down Portchester Hospital, I forgot to mention I was a lab assistant and my amazing supervisor encouraged me for years to go to nursing school. Why do I say was amazing because he loved all his employees and treated us like we were his family away from home. He had the biggest heart and he told me that is why he hired me. He has passed on but he was a great man and I know his family misses him terribly.
Long story short I graduated from my LPN program, what is now called Jersey College. It was a 13 month intense program. But not even close to the tension I felt in Medicine Surgery the Palliative Care and Family Medicine unit. I worked there for 8 years at a hospital in the Bronx. Those 12 hour shift 3 and 4 day weeks felt like 7 days. I slept 2 of the days i was off just to recover. From the hospital I jumped into Case Management at a facility in Yonkers. That was short lived as many of us were laid off. I was so burnt out that I didn't even care anymore. I wanted to leave nursing. But I had no clue on what to do next.
Next gig lasted 2 years in homecare, I was still not satisfied until I landed a job in Iv ketamine treatment for a small clinical office in Manhattan that had 9 locations when I started. All we did was vitals; place IV's and the Psychiatrist would prescribe a dose for each patient and we would insert 50 cc in a bag of saline and it was dream world for the client for the next 30 to 40 minutes. Then we would flush the medication out of the patients system for another 30 to 40 minutes. Ketamine is a drug administered to people suffering from different depression ailments. It was used to help the p