Secure a stable and pleasant work environment to provide financial security for myself and my family. Obtain health insurance to meet the current health care requirement. Administrative Support
*Performed clerical and administrative duties for Vice-President at Wood & Huston Bank
*In-House Closer and Funder for Home Mortgage
Appointments & Scheduling
Public Relations Relay for Life
Skilled Nursing Admissions
Charge/Medication Nurse for Skilled & LTC Unit IV Certification
IV monitoring, care and Therapy
Transcribe Physicians orders
Admitting Patients and Discharge Home
Make appointments for F/U with physicians
Taking orders from physician/NP/PA
Gathering Patients Data
Develop Patients Care Plan
Inventorying & Ordering Supplies
Monitoring Intake & Output
Maintaining Patients Confidentiality
Monitoring Vital Signs
Providing Catheter & Colostomy Care
Reviewing Current Medications & Allergies
Observing Infection Control Protocols
Tracking Supply of Control Substances
Commodities Broker Kansas City, Ks.
Charge Nurse/Medication Nurse Greenville, TXBriarcliff Health Center/Jan 2016 to Current
Wood &Huston Bank-Marshall, Mo.
Customer Service Awards-2) Charge/Medication/IV Nurse-Cooper County Memorial Hospital-Boonville, Mo.
Home Health/Hospice Nurse-Integrity Home Care-Columbia, Mo.
Customer Service Awards-2) Charge/Medication Nurse-Sulphur Springs Health & Rehabilitation-Sulphur Springs, Tx.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team. Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community. Simultaneously served as lead health care provider and office manager of family clinic. Supervised [number] other practitioners and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations. Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines. Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Managed team of medical support personnel. Provided patient diagnosis under strict time constraints. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care. Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Obtained vitals for a floor of 25 patients per shift. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics. Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Tested glucose and administered injections. Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: Plains GaSt. Marie's High School1977Plains Ga
Current License & Certifications Texas LVN License #318845 Current CPR Certification with American Red Cross Contact Information Greenville Health & Rehabilitation2006: Graduate from Boonslick Technical Education Center-Boonville, Mo. with Missouri LPN license with IV certification.
Allergies, Make appointments, Schedule appointments, Assistant Manager, CPR, credit, Customer Service, finance, Home Care, Home Health, Hospice, Infection Control, Word, Nursing, Protocols, Public Relations, Rehabilitation, Respiratory Therapy, Scheduling, Collecting Specimens, Supervision, Telephone, Therapy, Typing, Vital Signs, Wound CareHealthcare: intravenous therapy, MEDISOFT, computerized charting, STD counseling, breastfeeding educator People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills