Currently a Home Health QA/QI RN with twenty years experience as a Registered Nurse in healthcare. Skilled in providing quality medical chart audits and improving process performance and clinical documentation per Medicare guidelines. My current role is Home Health chart documentation review, Oasis C1 Review, ICD-10 Coding, and POC (485) creation. I plan to pursue my ICD-10 certification and I am currently enrolled in the Fazzi Associates ICD-10 on-line class. My vast home health experience includes R.N. patient Case-manager, Quality Assurance Nurse, Clinical Supervisor, and Director of Nursing. My fourteen plus years of hospital bed-side nursing experience included Medical/Surgical, Oncology, and Mother/Baby. I also provided Continuing Education classes for long-term care facilities while employed at Turenne PharMedCo.
BSN Registered Nurse
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Currently a remote home health consultant. I review home health H&P's, enter ICD 10 codes, review and make recommendations for changes to the OASIS, and review and recommend changes to the Medicare plan of care.
QA/QI Registered Nurse with a focus on comprehensive medical record review/audits, coding, Oasis C1 review, POC (485) creation, and employee education to improve documentation. Beginning February 2016, changed to a PRN status.
Provided direct patient care to elderly patients in their home.
Medical Surgical Nurse for two years prior to transferring to the Mother/Baby position.
Supervised all aspects of clinical and administrative functions. Analyzed weekly employee utilization. Provided education and resource information related to Medicare coverage and documentation. Completed on-site supervisory visits with staff members.
(Left position due to Out-of-State move) Provided CEU classes for long-term care facilities and all nursing professions. Supervised all aspects of the Education/Marketing department. Marketed all aspects of pharmaceutical, medical supply products and services. Provided clinical expertise in regards to pharmacy and medical supply sales.
(Short-term employment due to office/company closing)
Supervised all aspects of clinical branch operations. Provided direct patient care as necessary. Followed State and Federal guidelines and supervised employee compliance. Interviewed, hired and trained staff.
Director of Nursing (Promotion October 1997)
Quality Assurance Nurse (Promotion July 1997)
RN Case-manager (June 1996-July 1997)
Provided direct patient care and managed 8-11 high acuity patient's per shift. Administered blood products, Chemotherapy, and performed medical procedures per physicians orders.
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