A dedicated professional with 28 years of nursing experience that includes Disease Management, Case Management, Home Health, Specialty Physicians Office and Hemodialysis. A work approach that is organized and completed in a systematic manner with the ability to be flexible and adapt to consistently changing processes.
Served as a RN for the Telephonic Case Management and currently the Disease Management program. Determined medical necessity of services and DME through Milliman Guidelines. Complete comprehensive assessments to develop a care plan and utilize clinical expertise to evaluate patients needs for alternative services. Provide health education and coaching for behavior modification by empowering and supporting patients to effectively manage his/her health. Consistently meets productivity goals and standards. Demonstrates proficiency with computers, navigating in multiple systems and web-based applications.
Coordinated all aspects of patients home care. Determines patients eligibility for home health services and developed the plan of care to be followed. Interacted with Physicians and other healthcare disciplines to ensure clients meet their maximum medical potential. Also provided treatment of patients using nursing skills such as lab draws, delivery of IV medication and wound care.
Obtained complete medical history of patients for Physician encounter. Prepared patients and assisted Physicians during in-office procedures and out-patient surgeries.
As a Charge Nurse, led and supervised the dialysis team for overall smooth functioning of the clinical area. Evaluated patient issues and worked closely with the Physicians and other team members to solve them, utilizing strong interpersonal and clinical skills. Assessment and evaluation of patients with various disease processes in both chronic units and home settings to design effective hemodialysis regimes.
* 'Law Office Computer Applications' course needed for certification.
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