Organizer of Annual Community Health Fair, Place of Joy, Lansing, IL Member of Crime Free Housing Program, Riverdale, Illinois
Illinois Nurse's Association (INA)
Board Member of L.A.t.S.O (Last Attempt to Save Ourselves) Youth Organization
Health Facilities Surveillance NurseMay 2001 - Jan 2016 Illinois Department of Public HealthBellwood, Illinois
Professionally trained, hardworking Registered Nurse with 27 years experience in various areas of nursing including the hospital and clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse population.
Background in home health, telephonic triage and Infusion clinic.
Excellent communication skills demonstrated by over 14 years of experience in Long Term Care Regulation.
Certified in long term care regulatio
Patient evaluation and intervention.
Proficiency with computerized charting.
Telephonic triage for Internal medicine, Pediatrics.
Experienced in wound care, assessment.
Strong knowledge of infection control standards.
Knowledge of Long Term Care regulations.
Health and Wellness Coaching Oversee implementation of client health and wellness management plans.
Provide Health Assessments and necessary health education training for new and existing clients via telephone or one to one.
Document client information obtained from interviews.
Led clinical team in delivering care services that promote optimal resident health.
Health Facilities Surveillance NurseIllinois Department of Public HealthBellwood, Illinois
Provide DHS (Department of Health Services) with corrective action plans.
Follow infection control procedures.
Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
Provide quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
Partner with team of Registered Nurses, Dietitians and Sanitarians to ensure over all well-being of all residents in long term facilities.
Bachelors of Science: Nursing1990 Saint Xavier CollegeChicago, Illinois Nursing
Associate's Degree: Science1985 Thornton Community CollegeHolland, Illinois Science
General Diploma: 1982 St. Willibrord High SchoolChicago, Illinois Student Body Secretary