20 years of Diverse Nursing with extensive clinical experience combined with administrative oversight and staff leadership, resulting with exceptional quality and service standards. Develop and execute programs to improve productivity and effectiveness, patient care focused. Collaborate in cross-functional teams to meet patients ongoing care. Applies a solution-oriented approach to resolve conflict, manage staff, and work with multi-disciplinary partners.
Collaborated with nurses, physicians, Hospital departments, community resources, social services and insurance providers to assess and orchestrate acute and post-hospital needs. Medical case management which includes admissions, planning, coordination, implementation, evaluation and discharge of injured/disabled individuals. 🌀 Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines. 🌀 Patient-centered care plans to promote health. 🌀Delegation of tasks as appropriate. 🌀Participate in weekly staff meetings and attending facility progress panels. 🌀Timely and complete record keeping; daily, weekly and monthly. 🌀 Collaborated with others to discuss new/continuous individual care on an ongoing basis in mandated meetings.
🌀 Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients. 🌀Utilized effective interpersonal, writing and active listening skills to build and cultivate positive relationships with patients, caregivers and physicians. 🌀 Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries. 🌀 Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.🌀Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, initiate and evaluate patient care plans. 🌀 Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches. 🌀 Counseled caregivers and families on patient care options and end-of-life planning.
🌀 Provided nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures. 🌀 Completed patient assessments, triaged and recorded patient histories, symptoms and observations. 🌀 Identified problems, assisted in data gathering, proposed solutions and participated in evaluation of quality assurance issues.🌀 Participated in non-clinical assignments, including maintaining records, preparing reports and serving on special committees.🌀Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.🌀Participated in monitoring, maintaining and improving nursing sensitive indicators, core measures and other identified outcome measures.
🌀 Direct and Indirect Case Manager for Communicable Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Immunizations services for Canadian County. 🌀Evaluate and provide comprehensive nursing services in County clinics. 🌀Launched a nursing counsel to address and evaluate issues, develop correct actions, and implement improvements. 🌀 First Responder, Member of Emergency Preparedness, Yearly Training. 🌀Maintain the inventory of all medicine, supplies and equipment used throughout the facility.🌀Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines. 🌀Coordinated with medical professionals and staff to develop care plans for patients.
🌀Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Cross-trained for surgery, surgery recovery, ER, and Labor and Delivery. 🌀Developed systems of communication that has treatment plans. And comprehensive patient care. 🌀Reinforced creative thinking, problem solving, and empowerment as part of the facility management to improve morale and teamwork. 🌀Achieved high morale and retention through effective communication, prompt problem resolution, proactive supervisory practices and facilitating a proactive work environment. 🌀Coordinated nursing department activity to ensure ability of appropriate clinical and support staff for patient care. 🌀Interpreted and communicated new or revised policies to staff. 🌀Investigated and reported issues relating to patient care or conditions that might hinder patient well-being. 🌀Led clinical team in delivering care services that promoted optimal resident health.
🌀Direct patient care of critically ill patients 🌀Served as preceptor and trainer to new employees. Assisted acute patients in the recovery process. 🌀Collaborated with nurses, physicians, community resources, social services, and insurance providers to assess and orchestrate acute and post-Hospital patient needs. 🌀Reviewed charts; followed diagnosis clinical pathways; educated patients on disease processes, preventative care and follow-up.🌀 Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. 🌀Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies. 🌀Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families. 🌀 Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
Saundra Main, DON, RN
Canadian County Health Department
El Reno- Yukon
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