Masters prepared Registered Nurse with 20 years experience caring for infants, children and adolescents. This includes developing, implementing and evaluating Plans of Care, identifying problems, providing direct care, medication administration and monitoring, documentation review, coordinating care with community professionals, and Policy/Procedures review, evaluation and update. Assure Agency goals and objective are met. Current Committee memberships include Quality Assurance, Clinical Advisory Board, Infection Control and Ethics. Additional expertise involves assuring compliance with all regulatory local, state and federal regulations and standards. Strong desire to focus on preventative care and health education.
Registered Nurse, State of Michigan, ID# 4704166255, expires 3/31/2015
AED/CPR, Valid through 4/1/2015
First valid through 4/4/2015
TB Skin Test non-reactive 6/15/13
ICHAT Clearance 7/27/10
NPI # 1770799512
Creating, implementing and evaluating Plans of Care for infants, children and adolescents. Supervising and training licensed and non-licensed caregivers. Identifying problems, delivering direct care and coordinating care with community health professionals. Implement emergency interventions or refer as appropriate. TB Clinic and health teaching. Preparing for and maintaining CHAP certification standards. Monitor children referred from Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County Health Departments. Coordinate care, services and eligibility with Children's Special Health Care Services in Lansing. Actively monitor and implement Quality Assurance, identify trends in pediatric nursing and care, Varied committee memberships. Foster strong professional relationship with individuals and agencies in the community to better serve our children.
Developed and implemented Plans of Care for children. Medication administration, evaluation and review.Emergency and complicated nursing assessments and interventions, TB Clinic. Coordinated care with community professionals. Supervised, trained and evaluated license and non-licensed caregivers. Evaluated and revised Policy and Procedure manuals. Identify trends in pediatrics and adjust service as indicated. Established and maintained positive, supportive professional relationships with children and families. Created and maintained accurate medical documentation and agency reports. Assured all regulatory and licensing standard compliance. Established good working relationships with Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Community Health departments ans CSHCS in Lansing.
RN Case management of Hospice patients and families, including: Assessment and care of Hospice patients in a home setting. Medication administration, evaluation, documentation and review. Care evaluation and compliance assurance with Hospice and Community Standards of Care. Developed individualized Plans of Care. Liaison with community medical and social resources. Team leader for ancillary services including Social Work, Spiritual Care, Music Therapy, Massage Therapy
and Aide bedside care. Supervision of LPN, Aide and unlicensed staff.
Case management of Hospice patients including: medical, psychiatric and medication evaluations. Developed, implemented and evaluated Plans of Care. Medication administration, evaluation and review. Ordered labs and tests, adjusted Plan of Care if indicated. Maintained accurate and detailed medical documentation. Quality Assurance reviews to support services. Participated in the St. Joseph Hospital Sudden Death ER volunteer program to support families.
Case manage medically complicated cases. Develop and implement Plans of Care. Develop ancillary services component of plan of Care. Medication and labs evaluation and review. Medication Clinic, psychiatric and dual diagnosis reviews Community liaison with agencies, hospitals, physicians and area programs. Member of Behavioral Management Committee and Oakland County Infectious Disease Committee. Selected for and completed the Community Leadership Training Series 2003. develop and present educational presentations to staff. Assure CARF standards are met for certification. Liaison with Children's Special Health Care Services in Lansing. Write and present extensive medical and nursing care reports and present them in court. Testify in court on Fair hearing issues.
Facility Supervisor. Assigned and supervised staff and patient care facility-wide. Assured organizational needs were met through developing, writing, implementing and teaching Nursing Standards and Quality Assurance measures. Review of Plans of Care, Medication reviews and emergency Nursing interventions. Maintained accurate documentation for patients and facility, HIPPA compliance.
Outpatient and Medication assessment and review. Write policies and procedures, assuring professional, agency, and legal standards are met or exceeded. Crisis intervention. Develop, present and evaluate educational in-services for all disciplines for CEUs accredited by the Michigan Nurses Association. Committee memberships included Infection Control, Quality Assurance, Documentation Compliance and Autopsy Review. Actively served as a member of the County Red Cross Disaster Committee Board. Va representative to and member of Medical Ethics Resource of Michigan.
Graduated summa cum laude
Elected to Sigma Theta Tau, National Nursing Honors Society
Graduated magna cum laude
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Graduated magna cum laude
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