Nurse Case ManagerRegional Health Command-Atlantic Clinical-Operation Regional Health Command Tricare Prime Remote TPR － Fort Belvoir, VA
Collaborate with MTFs and ensure that Army TPR ADSMs who require a review for fitness-for-duty will be evaluated for medical readiness/deploy ability and be profiled and/or medically processed appropriately.
Reviews all available records (Electronic Health Record (EHR), profiles, Periodic Health Assessments (PHAs), Deployment Health Assessments (DHAs), as pertains to each case.
Communicated and coordinated with identified medical POCs for commands such as USAREC, U.S.
Army Cadet Command (USACC), 1st Army, U.S.
Army Reserve Command (USARC) and the Army National Guard when providing support to their TPR ADSMs in order to maximize internal command resources, and discuss potentially urgent situations that may be discovered.
Provide support to the RHCs as they develop internal processes to synchronize integrated healthcare delivery for TPR ADSMs, and assist with identification of stakeholder POC contact lists as appropriate.
01/2015 to 07/2017
Supervisory NurseRegional Health Command-Atlantic Clinical-Operation Tele-health － Arlington, , VA
Develops project plans to analyze the utilization of health care resources and to monitor the quality of care.
Utilizes available resources and programs inside and outside of the system for patients who are at risk for extended mental health services, have complex clinical issues, high resource use or repeated admissions.
Monitors exceptions, deviations, and differences from the established protocols to identify and report problems.
Reviews care provided by CHAMPUS/TRICARE empanelled institutions and providers to determine necessity and appropriateness of level of care for specific cases.
Help coordinate case disposition for mental health patients; and, other Tele-Health
patient based product lines through an advocacy role, via communication, education
and identification of services resources and service facilitation.
A member of the departmental Performance Improvement Committee and assumes responsibility for planning, organizing and implementing studies for Utilization [Management] Review (UR) and Performance Improvement (PI) as it pertains to UM, UR and Case Management (CM) functions.
Intiate provider huddles to communicate any patients issues or concerns that arise throughout the day.
Supervisor: Matthew Wills (703-545-7042)
Okay to contact this Supervisor: Contact me first.
Prepares the Operating room for surgical procedures General, Laparoscopic, ENT.
Determines that all patients documentation is in order before proceeding to the OR.
Charge on the weekend and when on call.
Facilitate the surgical team of scrub tech, first assist with preparing the room, getting the patient down to the OR and checking documentation.
Organize which rooms will be open for the procedures scheduled.
Under the direction of Anesthesia call in the back up team if needed per protocol.
Prepare and assist in Endoscopy procedures such as EGD, Colonoscopy if needed.
Prepare the autoclave for biological testing and the sterilizers for diagnostic testing as part of my call duties.
Help establish a care plan based on physicians orders for the care of patients prior and during procedures.
In charge of ordering and helping to organize surgery plans for vascular patients before their procedure.
Supervisor: Trudy Lawrence (301-877-4380)Okay to contact this Supervisor: Contact me first.
07/2011 to 01/2015
Operating Room NurseRich Healthcare Solutions － Woodbridge, United States, VA
Prepares the operating room for surgery procedure.
Arrange and set-up all required surgical tools and equipment.
Ran routine diagnostic test on equipment and observes patients to determine adequacy of testing and made adjustments to equipment as necessary.
Provide cost effective quality patient care within the framework of the philosophy and missionobjectives of the department.
Ensure safety for all personnel and patient in the operating room.
Ensure proper documentation for patient having minor or major surgery
.Assess, educate, plan, coordinate and deliver efficient, comprehensive and cost effective surgical care
.Adapt to the different cultures in different hospitals and surgery centers and circulate whatever procedure (General,ENT,Vascular) needs a nurse for that time.
Supervisor: Rich Buenvo (800-596-5110)
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11/2010 to 07/2011
NurseWalter Reed Medial Center Operating Room/OB-GYN － Bethesda, MD
Works as a Operating Room Nurse for the Department of Obstetrics of Gynecology Service.
Provides highly specialized direct nursing care to patients undergoing Robotic and Endoscopic procedures.Independently performs difficult and complex reviews and analyses of minimally invasive surgical situations.
Duties includes setting up equipment, runs routine diagnostic test on equipment and observes patients to determine adequacy of testing and makes adjustment to equipment as necessary.
Provides instruction to visiting or assigned personnel, performs perioperative nursing assessments, and records results.
Assess, educate, plan, coordinate and deliver efficient, comprehensive and cost effective surgical care for Obstetric/ Gynecology and also Urology patients as well.
10/2006 to 11/2010
Operating Room NurseNational Institute of Health － MD
Supervises the Operating Room (OR) flow and Surgical Technicians.
Ensures equipment for the surgical procedures are functioning properly, as the lead OR Nurse.
Prepares the operating room for surgical procedures by ensuring the instruments and materials the surgeon requests are available.
Confirms that patients have a clear understanding of the medical procedure prior to their operation.
Reviews documentation required with patient and obtain signatures as needed.
Educate the patient and their family relative to their specialized nursing needs to include; pre-operative instructions.
Provides surgical team with correct medication needed for surgical procedures during surgery.
Guarantees and counts materials such as, sutures, gauze, instruments or any other countable materials used during the procedures to ensure nothing is left in the body.
Provides correct discharge instructions and education to patient prior to discharge.
Prepares specimen labels with proper information and identification in order for the specimen to be delivered to the appropriate pathologist.
Tracks and records the surgical process to ensure the team is meeting the JACHO standards.
Supervisor: Micheal Borokovich (301)496-4000
07/2004 to 06/2010
Opeating Room NurseGeorge Washington Hospital － Washington DC, United States, DC
Responsibilities include prepping and administering medication to the sterile field.
Providing doctors with the correct instruments during surgery.
Provide safe care for the entire operating room and patient, Responsibilities include prepping and administering medication to the sterile field.
Providing doctors with the correct instrument during surgery.
Provide safe care for the entire operating room and patient.
Participating in trauma as they arise.
Supervisor: Hazel Darise (202-715-4536)
03/2004 to 07/2004
Step Down ICU NurseCraven Regional Hospital － New Bern, NC
Responsibilities include giving IV medication.
Reading telemetry strips.
Giving medication for lethal arrhythmia.
Caring for patient pre and post cardiac catherization.
Providing labs that are critical to physicians.
Provide respiratory medications needed for patients.
Admitting and discharge teaching patient daily.
Providing care for patients that have had a possible heart attack or myocardial infarct.
Supervisor: Crystal Clark (252-633-8111)
04/2003 to 03/2004
Registered Nurse/Pediatrics/Med SurgOnslow Memorial Hospital － Hubert, United States, NC
Physical assessment and documentation were done daily on each patient.
Taking charge of the floor and assigning room for new admits were part of my routine.
Preparing patient for surgery OB and pediatrics, Responsibilities include mixing and administering medication and antibiotics for adults and pediatric patients.
Caring for asthmatic and RSV positive children and IV therapy was included in my daily routine.
Supervisor: Beverly Williams (910-577-2936)
Education and Training
Bachelor's of Nursing: NursingChamberlin College of Nursing － St. Louis, MO, United States3.8 Credits Earned: 63 Semester hours BSN
Nursing(Associates)Jewish College of Nursing/ Washington University － St. Louis, MO
GPA-3.7 out of 4.0
Coursework in Nurse Case Management(Started on 11/01/2017)