Hakim Amari
Registered Nurse
About me
Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
Email: hakim_amari88@gmail.com
Executive Summary

Registered Nurse with 8 years of experience working in Geriatrics and Palliative/Hospice care units at the Montreal General Hospital where I was awarded RN of the Year 2 years in a row by coworkers, supervisors, and patients (2017, 2018). Highly passionate, caring, and socially skilled nursing professional and caregiver who aspires to give the highest quality hospice care for patients and their families in their end-of-life processes.

Work experience
01/2014 - present/
Registered Nurse
Palliative Care Unit - MGH, Montreal, QC, Canada

As a full-time, day shift RN for Montreal General Hospital's Palliative Care Unit, I coordinate and deliver quality end-of-life/hospice palliative care for a 15 patient unit for up to 12 hour a day rotations.

  • Administer medications, provide treatments and assist with daily living activities for up to 15 clients receiving Palliative Care.
  • Provide comprehensive education for clients and family regarding end-of-life and the dying process on a daily basis.
  • Coordinate with up to 10 interdisciplinary team members according to client's plan of care.
  • Delegate tasks to 3 ancillary staff members on a weekly basis.
  • Attend End-of-life Nursing Consortium (ELNEC) training on a yearly basis.
  • Awarded "RN of the Year" by coworkers, supervisors, and patients in 2017 and 2018.

06/2010 - 01/2014/
Registered Nurse
Geriatrics Clinic - MGH, Montreal, QC, Canada

As a full-time, day shift RN at Montreal General Hospital's Geriatrics Clinic, I coordinated and delivered direct care for a 22 bed ward which offers rehabilitation services to geriatric residents to help attain maximal potential and overall well-being.

  • Served as resident advocate to ensure that 100% of residents' medical and emotional needs were recognized and met.
  • Accountable for supervising care provided by up to 15 professional and ancillary nursing staff members.
  • Recorded accurate and prompt documentation of all nursing tasks.
  • Provided professional assessments of the needs and desires of residents once a week.
  • Communicated with family and interdisciplinary staff to provide holistic resident care.
  • Performed medical care as directed by healthcare provider and set up medications for proper administration on a daily basis.

01/2004 - 06/2010/
Part-Time Orderly
CHSLD Saint Georges, Montreal, QC, Canada

As a part-time Orderly at Saint Georges, a long-term care facility for senior citizens, housing up to 356 residents at a time, I provided high quality care to residents throughout my secondary and undergraduate school years.

  • Provided patients with basic care and assisted nurses and other medical professionals.
  • Observed patients' conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output 3 times a day, as well as vital signs, and reported any changes to nurses.
  • Provided patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
  • Assisted with cleaning duties, changing bed linens, and stocking facility supplies.
  • Turned and re-positioned bedridden patients to prevent bedsores.
  • Fed patients who were unable to feed themselves 3 times daily.
08/2006 - 05/2010
BS in Nursing
McGill University: Ingram School of Nursing
Palliative Skills
  • Communication & emotional intelligence

  • Pain and symptom management

  • End-stage disease processes

  • Psychosocial care

  • Spiritual and culturally sensitive care

  • Interdisciplinary collaborative practice

  • Loss and grief issues

  • Patient education and advocacy

  • Bereavement care

  • Ethical and legal considerations

  • Community resource awareness
Language skills
FrenchNative or bilingual proficiency
EnglishFull professional proficiency