mds coordinator case management nurse resume example with 14 years of experience

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Professional Summary

To utilize my experience as a Registered Nurse and scientific background from previous experiences as an advantage in obtaining employment and continuing my education. Dynamic nursing bringing over nine years of treating patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced emergency medicine settings. Enthusiastic nurse knowledgeable in health screenings and treating patients with multiple comorbidities and conditions. Well-trained professional with talents in communication and time management skills. Highly experienced in MDS, Restorative, Care Plans, Case Management, Director of Nursing, Infection Control, and Vaccines. Attentive nursing professional presenting high level of care, patient assistance and monitoring during each shift. Considered hardworking and driven. Ready for new opportunity to apply exceptional nursing skills in fast paced setting. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Experienced MDS Coordinator with over three years of experience in the long-term care setting. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Enthusiastic nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of nurse and patient care and training. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the long-term care setting.

  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Chronic disease management
  • Patient consultation
  • EMR / EHR
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Collecting vitals
  • Medication Administration
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Preventative health
Eastern Gateway Community College Youngstown, OH, Expected in 05/2018 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society)
  • Majored in Courses of Study: Medical Surgical, Maternity, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Transition, and Leadership.
ETI Technical College Niles, OH Expected in 01/2012 Nursing : Practical Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated cum laude (Graduated with Honors).
  • Majored in Courses of Study: Nursing, Lifespan, CPR certified, IV certified, Maternity and Pediatrics, Anatomy and Physiology, and Pharmacology.
Youngstown State University Youngstown, OH, Expected in 05/2007 Bachelor of Science : Pre-Medical/ Biology, Chemistry. - GPA :
  • Majored in Biology
  • Member of Circle K, which is associated with the Kiwanis Club of Youngstown.
  • Undergraduate Research in Proteomic Research Group, which involves research in the role of proteins for biological and biochemical purposes for two years.
Work History
Civilian Corps - MDS Coordinator/Case Management Nurse
Fort Benning, GA, 04/2018 - Current
  • I will be responsible for, (Minimum Data Set).
  • As a MDS nurse, I am a registered nurse (RN) who conducts federally mandated assessments of the patients at a long-term health care facility.
  • As an MDS nurse I am responsible for collecting integral data and compiling it into a thorough report for further research at their facility.
  • As a case management nurse, I am a registered nurse who oversees patients' long-term care plans during their stay.
  • I am in contact with their insurances at least weekly and help the patient meet their goal of returning home, or to an Assisted Living or help them with transitioning into long term care.
  • Such patients typically have medical conditions that are chronic or complicated in nature.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and MDS workshops.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Provided exceptional care to 15 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
Stantec Inc. - LPN/Charge Nurse-Restorative/Care plan Nurse- Director of Nursing Assistant
Minnesota, GA, 01/2012 - 04/2018
  • Briarfield at Ashley Circle Austintown, Ohio I am responsible to record vital signs, administer medications, and monitor the progress of patients throughout their treatment.
  • Also, I gather patient information and keep the records updated with the relevant data.
  • I am reliable to maintain effective communication with the medical personnel, patient, and patient family.
  • I can provide help with the day-to-day activities such as patient dressing, bathing, and feeding.
  • I am also trained to treat wounds, change wound dressings, give injections, inserting catheters, administer enemas, treat bedsores, and massage patients as indicated by the physician.
  • As a Restorative Nurse I was responsible for programs designed to ensure each resident will maintain their functional gains made in physical, occupational and speech therapy.
  • As Care plan Nurse I was responsible for ensuring that care plans provided direction for each individualize patient.
  • I made sure care plans provided each patient's unique list of diagnoses and was organized by the individual's specific needs.
  • I strived to provide a continuity of care with each individual patient care plan.
  • The patient’s care plan was a means of communicating and organizing the actions of a constantly changing nursing staff.
  • Oversaw daily rounds to assess patient conditions and distribute medications to patients.
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments using PointClickCare.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Managed medical supply and equipment inventory through Respiratory Care Partners.
  • Led and mentored one newly licensed nurses and nursing students to develop professional expertise.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Delivered basic patient care and treatments, including taking temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsores and catheterizations.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering blood sugar tests, taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Contributed to committees in effort to promote standardize practices and procedures across hospital-wide nursing stations.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Collaborated with Director of Nursing on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising nurses.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
Giant Eagle - Pharmacy Technician
City, STATE, 01/2010 - 01/2012
  • My role as a Pharmacy Technician included, but was not limited to, answering the phone and having Other responsibilities include filling and stocking medications, as well as, typing medications into the computer system.
  • Communicated with patients to collect information about prescriptions and medical conditions or arrange consultations with pharmacists.
  • Consulted with insurance company representatives to complete claims processing, resolve concerns and reconcile payments.
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Restocked pharmacy shelves with current merchandise to drive consistent peripheral sales.
  • Located and measured medications according to prescription information, making modifications as instructed by pharmacists and providers.
  • Coordinated verification and filling of more than 1000 daily prescriptions in high-volume retail pharmacy environment.
  • Counted, measured and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Set up and modified patient profiles in [System] to include current information such as medications and insurance details.
  • Helped pharmacist clear problematic prescriptions and address customer questions to keep pharmacy efficient.
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records.
  • Coordinated with insurance representatives to process claims and calculate correct co-pay information for patients.
  • Monitored ordering of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Processed over 1000 prescriptions per day in busy pharmacy achieving decreased customer wait times and maintaining excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Liaised with other pharmacies to eliminate issues related to product expiration.
  • Answered incoming phone calls and addressed questions from customers and healthcare providers.
  • Collected co-payments or full payments from customers.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third-party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Supervised two pharmacy technicians and coordinated day-to-day assignments.
  • Solved customer problems in-person or over telephone by providing assistance with placing orders, navigating systems and locating items.
  • Prepared bills for insurance companies.
  • Performed various pharmacy operational activities with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Entered and processed patients' prescriptions into internal system.
  • Counted and labeled prescriptions with correct item and quantity.
  • Verified patient data and billing information to discover and resolve erroneous bills due to system errors.
  • Maintained proper drug storage procedures, registries, and records for controlled drugs.
  • Communicated instructions to patients or caregivers.
  • Communicated with prescribers to verify medication dosages, refill authorizations and patient information.
  • Assisted patients in minimizing medical expenses by recommending generic alternative prescription medications.
  • Reviewed and verified customer information and insurance provider information.
  • Counted, measured, and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Processed incoming drug orders.
  • Ordered medicines daily to replenish stock and increase inventory in anticipation of need.
WIL Research Laboratories LLC - Senior Biologist
City, STATE, 05/2007 - 08/2010
  • Daily responsibilities included the ability to perform detail physical examinations.
  • I performed advanced dosing procedure and able to evaluate potential side effects.
  • I was responsible to organize and maintain the integrity of studies as a lead technician.
  • This also involved communication with my Project Leaders and Supervisor with status updates.
  • I also worked in the Archiving department, which dealt with the finalization of study materials.
  • Involved in this process was the gathering and organization of study materials from multiple departments in a manner for accurate storage and making the data readily accessible for inspection or retrieval purposes.
  • Developed mixed signal test strategies including design and verification of instrument level diagnostics.
  • Handled specimens and conducted tests according to established protocols, keeping efficient records on all experiments.
  • Oversaw field and laboratory projects from concept through completion for team of five staff members.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.

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School Attended

  • Eastern Gateway Community College
  • ETI Technical College
  • Youngstown State University

Job Titles Held:

  • MDS Coordinator/Case Management Nurse
  • LPN/Charge Nurse-Restorative/Care plan Nurse- Director of Nursing Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Senior Biologist


  • Associate of Science
  • Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science

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