Nalini Thankachan

Nalini Thankachan, RN

Cardiac Cath Lab
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey
Newark, New Jersey
United States
Nalini takes into account her patients background and culture and demonstrates understanding of the different ways patients cope with anxiety.

Nalini shows compassion to her patients as well as their families. She takes time to explain the procedure, encourages questions and gives them time to verbalize any concerns. She shows respect and gives them the privacy that they need. Nalini takes into account her patients background and culture and demonstrates understanding of the different ways patients cope with anxiety.  She will call dietary if a patient has a food preference based on cultural background. Nalini champions patient safety by meticulously checking each lab result prior to a procedure. She is able to demonstrate quick thinking in critical situations and does not hesitate to seek clarification or assistance if needed.