To acquire a Registered Nurse position that offers an opportunity to utilize skills and ability developed through a broad
range of nursing experience and education with the opportunity for professional growth.
Psych and mental health care proficiency Medication administration expert
Familiarity with disease management programs BLS
Acute and rehabilitative care Committed to compliance reporting
Geriatric treatment knowledge Effective policy and program development
COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
04/2016 to Current
Community RN Case ManagerBENCHMARK HUMAN SERVICES ST. LOUIS － St. Louis, MO
Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income population with face to face quality
assurance visits to patients living in residential group homes and Individualized Supportive Living homes.
Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving
medical protocols/guidelines as outlined by State guidelines.
Provide ongoing education and training to direct support professionals on medication administration and nursing
skills in accordance to Missouri Board of Nurse and Department of Mental Health.
Delegates nursing functions to unlicensed direct support professions, supervising the administration of medications
and nursing tasks.
Communicates effectively with healthcare providers to ensure continuity of care and reduce hospitalizations and ER
Maintains all health records and nursing related documentation.
05/2015 to Current
Staff/ Charge RNNURSEFINDERS － St. Louis, MO
Long Term Acute Care Facilities; Rehabilitation;
Responsible for providing direct care to elderly, disabled, and injured patients who require extensive medical care.
Tasks include assessments, administration of medications, tube feedings, wound care, assistance with activities of
daily living, and documentation using electronic medical systems.
Coordinates and consults with health care team and physicians to plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
Supervision of LPN's, and Certified Nurse Assistants
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
09/2013 to 02/2016
Registered Nurse ManagerST. LOUIS PSYCHIATRIC REHAB HOSPITAL － St. Louis, MO
Responsible for directing, organizing, and supervising nursing staff.
Create educational and staff development programs to improve patient care.
Facilitate communication between administration and treatment teams, and governing boards.
Evaluate existing policies, procedures, practices to implement changes to meet acceptable standards of care as
defined by state accreditation and certification agencies.
Authorizes expenditures for supplies, equipment, and services.
Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met.
12/2012 to 09/2013
Registered Nurse SupervisorST. LOUIS PSYCHIATRIC REHAB HOSPITAL ST. LOUIS MO － St. Louis, MO
Supervise staff with patient Crisis interventions to ensure patient safety, and therapeutic treatment to patients.
Facilitated patient care, coordinated admissions, and problem solved within the facility.
Review of clinical medical records, critical labs, physician orders, restraint documentation, and effectively
communicated to administrators.
Supervision and training of staff, and students to evaluate performance.
Handled evaluations, disciplinary actions, and assisted with new protocols and procedures to ensure patient safety.
Daily scheduling of staff to provide appropriate staff to patient ratio.
Audited patients charts to maintain quality assurance, physician orders, and MARS.
07/2012 to 03/2013
Registered Nurse Care ManagerSSM HEALTHCARE PHYSICIANS ORGANIZATION － St. Louis, MO
Responsible for identifying high risk patients with chronic illnesses to reduce hospital admissions and readmissions.
Coach and educate patients about health conditions and resources available through insurance plans.
Maintained a patient caseload of approximately 150 patients and accurate document for all care management
Develop individual care plans with the patient to foster a team approach with the patient and physician.
Communicate with physicians within the organization to evaluate goals and outcomes.
07/2011 to 07/2012
Telephonic Disease Case ManagerUNITED HEALTH GROUP － St. Louis, MO
Responsible for proactive facilitation and coordination of care and services for plan members that are at-risk for
hospital admissions and re-admissions.
Working with members with complex and chronic illnesses such as diabetes, COPD,and CHF and with the
physicians to identify opportunities improve overall healthcare management.
Provide a complete continuum of quality care through close communication with members via phone interaction.
Assists members with education and resources during the transition from the hospital or care facility back to their
09/2010 to 07/2011
Public Health NurseST. LOUIS － St. Louis, MO
Promotes health and wellness through guidance, education and instruction to clients in homeless shelters.
Primary activities include but not limited to: provide intensive home/shelter visits, to Medicaid/ Medicare and under
insured populations of men, women, and children.
case management, assessments, administering immunizations, and health screenings with the focus on prevention of
Provided education and community resources to clients in need.
07/2009 to 09/2010
Staff Registered NurseSSM HEALTHCARE DEPAUL HOSPITAL － St. Louis, MO
Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company inventory.
Direct patient care to patients with acute medical and mental illnesses.
Administration of oral and IV medications, blood draws, labs, as ordered by physicians.
Coordination of admissions and discharges.
Provided patient and family education to encourage trust and therapeutic relationships.
Assessments documentation, planning, and implementation of patient care plans.
Education and Training
Bachelors Of Science: NursingMaryville University － St. Louis, MONursing
Bachelors of Arts: PsychologyMaryville University － St. Louis, MOPsychology