Loyal, collaborative and hard working Licensed Practical Nurse since 2004 when I graduated from Galen College of Nursing. I have five years experience in Pediatric psychiatry, one year experience in Medicaid review and six months experience in Podiatry. I can type 100 words per minute and am fluent in American Signed English. I have experience with medical billing, coding, medication administration, charting and direct patient care. Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities.
Licensed Practical Nurse 2004 to present.
Healthcare Provider CPR certified through American Heart Association 2004 to present
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Obtaining authorization from insurance for DME, surgeries, and MRIs.
Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
Coordinated the review, revision and approval of Home Health DME products.
Accurately recorded patients' medical history for approval of DME products.
Contacted physicians for additional information for approval of DME products.
Responsible for case management.
Excelled in telephonic case review for approval of DME products.
Recorded patient's medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Performed new patient admission paperwork, physical exams and orientation to unit.
Attended and participated in weekly patient advocate meetings.
Developed and maintained plan of care while working directly with physicians for patients' discharge.
Provided palliative care in inpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
Charge nurse for 23 juvenile delinquents ranging from medication administration, group therapy, seclusion and restraint to overseeing staff involvement and implementation of care plans.
Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
Degree in Licensed Practical Nursing.
Coursework in Medication Administration.
Coursework in Adult and Family Health.
Coursework in Maternity and Pediatrics.
Coursework in Mental Health.
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