Completed full time ASN-RN degree while working full time; maintaining a 3.21/4.0 GPA. Caring Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and 9 years experience in patient care. Patient-focused Registered Nurse with a background in ICU; PACU; OR/Circulating; Pain Management; and now in Case Management. Secured Certification as a CCM through CCMC. Obtained and maintained RN license in 8 states.
IN RN 28174754A
Effective policy and program development
Diagnostic tools experience
Familiarity with disease management programs
Talented in minor surgery assistance
Laparoscopy procedures familiarity
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Broad medical terminology knowledge
Committed to compliance reporting
Medical and Disability Nurse Case Manager October 2012 to CurrentLiberty Mutual Insurance Company － Carmel, IN
Versatile, critical thinking, quick learner who loves a challenge, provided medical/nursing expertise in Mechanism of Injury provide Medical case management to Clients in Workers Comp provide expertise in Care plan/treatment planning, medications and work status provide expertise in discussion with Regional Medical Director assisted in the development of Occupational Health services.
RN February 2012 to October 2012The Indiana Heart and Vascular Services － Indianapolis, IN
PCU/Telemetry provided care to progressive care/Telemetry patients: High acuity patients post Heart Catheterization/post CABG Congestive Heart Failure and other Peripheral Vascular issues Intravenous infusions.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Administered IV therapy in cardiac unit.
Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
Registered Nurse November 2008 to May 2010Center for Pain Management － Indianapolis, IN
Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Provided active discharge planning in the outpatient environment.
RN Pre/post operative unit August 2008 to April 2012St. John's Surgery Center, LLC Midwest Surgery Associates, LLC － Anderson, INDelivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community. Simultaneously served as team leader for pre/post team of 15 RN's in this ambulatory surgery center. Monitored post-op vitals, administered medications per orders, fluids, provided planning and education to patients as they discharged to home or transferred to hospital unit.
Registered Nurse PRN June 2008 to September 2008Correctional Medical Services － New Castle, IN
provide nursing care to offenders through Nurse Sick Call, MD Sick Call, Medications, and Infirmary.
experience with Chemo; draining catheter, bladder irrigation.
Associate Partner, RN May 2007 to June 2008Clarian Health Partners － Indianapolis, IN
Received a Critical Care Internship working with the Medical ICU.
worked directly with critically ill patients as part of the IDT.
LOA - 1/2008 for injury; surgery and physical rehabilitation-position unavailable upon return.
Student nurse tech June 2006 to September 2006SNT / ICU Riverview Hospital － Noblesville, INserved as a student nurse technician to assist with ICU patients and obtain real world experience in nursing field while in school.
Program Director of Quality Assurance June 2006 to June 2007IN DIvision of Rehabililtative Services － Indianapolis, IN
troubleshooting the Federal RSA911 Report
troubleshooting the software programs for vendors and tracking according to their contractual agreements
created and implemented monitoring tools to oversee Vocational Rehabilitation offices
created and implemented database tracking for contract compliance
Associate Director December 2002 to June 2006Indiana Division of Aging － Indianapolis, IN
Directly supervised staff members, with matrix supervision in excess of 150 through Developmental Disability Services, Area Agencies on Aging, and Adult Protective Services directed the planning and coordination of Adult Protective Services under contract with Prosecutor's offices statewide, $2.7M budget directed the development of oversight and assessment to assure service delivery through the local Area Agencies on Aging, under the direction and guidance of CMS for a quality assurance system; Expenditure and stewardship on all funding streams (CHOICE, Title(s) III, V and VII, PAS/RR and SSBG ~ budgets $90M).
Program Director March 1999 to December 2002Indiana Division of Aging － Indianapolis, IN
Served as Division of Aging liaison to Area Agencies on Aging
Provided PASRR oversight, monitoring and evaluation as federal DD authority under 42 CFR 483.106.
Education and Training
Nursing, 3/2016University of Cincinnati － Cincinnati, OHCompleted 19 Graduate hours towards MSN-RN Adult and Geriatric Advanced Practice Nurse program; while working full time
Bachelor of Science : Nursing, 10/2012Western Governors University － Salt Lake City, UT
Associate of Science : Nursing, 2007IVY Tech Community College of Indiana － Anderson, IN
Bachelor of Arts : Law and Society and Political Science, 1990Purdue University － W Lafayette, INDouble Major
Healthcare: intravenous therapy, computerized charting, STD counseling, People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills