disease manager nurse resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

To obtain a position as a Case Manager Disease Manager where I may utilize my skills in improving care and quality performance measurements.


CPR certified through American Heart Association

Illinois Registered Nurse

Skill Highlights
  • Client engagement through coaching
  • Dedicated patient advocate
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Clear public speaking skills
  • Familiarity with disease management programs
  • Low income and homeless populations
  • Disease prevention
  • Case management
Education and Training
Mt. Sinai Hospital Chicago, IL Expected in 2013 Basic Life Support : - GPA :
Mt Sinai Hospital Chicago, IL Expected in 2007 Basic EKG Interpretation : - GPA :
Harold Washington City College Chicago, IL Expected in 5 2000 Basic Certificate in Mental Health : Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling - GPA :
University of Illinois Chicago, IL Expected in 5 1997 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Daley City College Chicago, IL Expected in 7 1992 Associates of Science : - GPA :
Daley City College Chicago, IL Expected in 5 1992 Associate : Arts - GPA :
Professional Experience
Catholic Health Initiative - Disease Manager Nurse
Centerville, IA, 10/2011 - 09/2014
  • Managed care for adults with chronic diseases of congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and diabetes.
  • Provided a comprehensive assessment of patient risk and needs for education, discharge planning and resource needs during an episode of illness and across the continuum of care using EMR.
  • Directed the patient throughout the system by coordinating care with the physician, direct care staff, and interdisciplinary team which includes the patient and family.
  • Reinforced discharge plan and compliance.
  • Streamlines transitions in and out of the hospital, speeds up referrals and ensures prompt scheduling of follow-up appointments taking into consideration patient preference and schedule.
  • Participated in the redesign of the Congestive Heart Failure Pathway Admitting Form and Collaborative Discharge Form for Holy Cross Hospital.
  • Collaborated with the Information System at Holy Cross Hospital to develop documentation in the hospital computer database for social work, nutrition, and pharmacy.
  • Designated Disease Manager for congestive heart failure for the Better Outcomes by Optimizing Safe Transitions (BOOST) Mentoring initiative sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois in collaboration with the Society of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA).
Onward Healthcare - Discharge Advocate for Project RE-Engineered Discharge (RED) Pilot
Mcallen, TX, 01/2010 - 10/2011
  • Case managed patients with primary principle diagnosis of Congestive Heart Failure.
  • Perform telephonic and inpatient concurrent review.
  • Coordinated multidisciplinary services among care team members who contributed to reducing the readmission rate for the Congestive Heart Failure patients.
  • Conducted hospital wide educational training and symposium presentations on reducing readmission rate for Congestive Heart Failure patients.
Mount Sinai Hospital - Disease Manager Specialist
City, STATE, 03/2008 - 01/2010
  • Responsible for early identification of selected populations (AMI, CAP, CHF, SCIP, STROKE) for data submission to federal government entities such as Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Facilitated a system of coordinated healthcare interventions based on the evidence-based guidelines for those populations and for monitoring and reporting compliance with those guidelines.
  • Identified and communicated opportunities to improve care and support processes as appropriate.
  • Provided Core Measure instruction to new resident and nursing orientations, and conducted update in-services to nursing units and physician staff.
Mount Sinai Hospital - Cardiac Nurse
City, STATE, 04/2007 - 02/2008
  • Cared for cardiac patients on 43-bed unit which include post-CABG, ventilated, cardiac procedural patients such as cardiac catheterization, stress test, and ECHO.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 6-8 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Adhered to the documentation compliance for quality core measures.
PNI Nursing Agency - Agency Nurse
City, STATE, 03/2007 - 12/2011
  • Assignment consisted of working at various hospitals throughout the Chicagoland area.
  • Responsible for providing care to patients in medical-surgical, telemetry, psych, and rehab units.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessment, evaluations, and nursing diagnosis.
Mercy Hospital And Medical Center - Medical-Surgical Nurse
City, STATE, 06/2004 - 02/2007
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program..
  • Served as preceptor/ charge nurse where duties included orientating new nursing staff, and monitoring patient assignment for nursing students and new nursing staff based upon knowledge and experience.
  • Responsible for ensuring that patients were prepped and ready for surgery and ensuring that patients were appropriately monitored post surgery, maintaining staff to patient ratio based upon acuity, and ensuring that the best level of customer service was provided to patient and family.

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School Attended

  • Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
  • Harold Washington City College
  • University of Illinois
  • Daley City College
  • Daley City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Disease Manager Nurse
  • Discharge Advocate for Project RE-Engineered Discharge (RED) Pilot
  • Disease Manager Specialist
  • Cardiac Nurse
  • Agency Nurse
  • Medical-Surgical Nurse


  • Basic Life Support
  • Basic EKG Interpretation
  • Basic Certificate in Mental Health
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associates of Science
  • Associate

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