Seeking a part-time / per-diem position as a visiting nurse in Community Care Settings
Northwell HomecareMay 2014 to CurrentNurse Case Manager [CHHA] Westbury, NY
Assessing the patients physiologic health status.
Performing comprehensive assessment and treatments.
Eliciting perception of medical/nursing care and the expectation of care.
Communicating and documenting psychological status, care plan and support groups.
Formulating care plans and establishing the priorities necessary to achieve expected outcome.
Administering prescribed treatments.
Utilizing equipment necessary for patient care.
Collaborating with other care team members in planning and carrying out treatment regiments, providing direction to other members of the care team.
Supervising HHA and providing appropriate home based training as needed.
St. Mary's HomecareJanuary 2012 to January 2014Per-Diem Case Manager New Hyde Park, NY
promote patient advocacy,develop case management care plans according to patients needs
Advocate for patient and facilitate the approval of case management
Maintains collaborative relationship with all personnel involved in patients care to ensure adequate coordination in accordance with the program guidelines.
St. Mary's Homecare [CHHA]January 2012 to January 2014Primary Nurse Coordinator New Hyde Park, NY
Implementing patient care for children and adults from the age of 0 to 44 years.
Providing and directing the provision of home nursing care.
Coordinating care via close collaboration with all health professionals.
Maintaining reports in accordance with New York State Federal regulations,and home care policy
Support homecare mission to provide the highest quality care by complying with regulatory guidelines, meetings agency standards and obtaining appropriate certification
Provides Comprehensive assessments and direct treatment
Initiates diagnostic preventive and nursing procedures as appropriate to the patients care and safety
makes referral to other disciplines,as needed
Ensures proper discharge planning and notification to other therapies
Assist with insurance authorization for treatments
Oversees and coordinates care with all treatment
Recertified patient every 60 days.
Family Pediatrics HomecareJanuary 2008 to January 2012Nursing Supervisor Hempstead, NY
Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines. Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. supervises RNS and LPNS in the home setting
Responsible for 70 patients and 150 nurses and therapies
Updates department program, policies and procedures as needed
Directed facility's LPN program including recruitment, enrollment, budgeting and instruction. Training new Nurses annually.Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the supervising nurse on a primary health care team.
Admits new patient and place appropriate discipline as needed
performs wound care as ordered
Order supplies as needed
Performs routine in services and orientation
Education and Training
Molloy College2003Bachelor of Science: NursingRockville Centre, NY, United States
Nassau Tech [BOCES]1996LPNWestbury, NY, United States
All Urethral Catheterization (Insertions and Maintenance)
Suctioning (Oral and Trach)
High proficiency in advanced wound cares
WOUND VAC & PICO VAC
Wound treatments with packing strips
Debridement agents such as collagenase [santyl] or as ordered by the MD.
Comprehensive treatments of Cellulitis with Unna Boot application and weekly maintenance.
Tremendous experience with all pressure ulcers treatment, preventative care and teachings.
Diabetic and CHF home based Education to patents and their significant care givers.
Pleural effusion Home based treatments with pleurex port draining weekly and as needed
Placements of other Homecare services such as HHA,PT,OT,ST & MSW
Collaborates with all placed disciplines as the case manager in providing a cohesive home based care as ordered by the MD
Care and maintenance of all colostomies, educating patients for long term independence.
Ordering all supplies needed for excellent Homecare.
Administering and teaching Lovenox injection and insulin usage
Performing monthly med pours to long term patients.
Suture Removal in the home
Treatment of Knee/Hip surgeries with Aquacel dressing or as indicated by the surgeon.
Removal of sutures/staples on Day 14 post op or as indicated by the MD
Proficient in ALLSCRIPT & MCKESSON APPLICATIONS SOFTWARES