Highly skilled career
professional with over 30 years of Nursing experience in
hospitals, home health, and primary care environments. I worked in the
community with psychiatric veterans and their
Established in STD
and Aids patient support including: assessments,
counseling and education
regarding medications and treatment.
NursingJan 2007 New Jersey City University － Jersey City, United States, New Jersey
Case ManagerJan 1999 to Dec 2010 Veterans Hospital － Lyons, New Jersey
Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
Documented patient information obtained from interviews. Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.
Assessed patients and documented patient histories.
Experience with medical conditions such as: Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
Community Care NurseMar 1996 to Feb 1999 Veteran Hospital － Lyons, New Jersey
Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
Jan 1984 to Feb 1996 Veteran Hospital － Lyons, New Jersey
I was a Nurse for Residential program, Geriatric and Respiratory Unit
Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics and developed patient care plans, assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.
Managed clinical oversight for 44- bed unit.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Highly skilled career professional with over 30 plus years of practical experience in hospital, home health, and primary care environments, working out in the community with psychiatry veterans and their families.
Established in STD and Aids patient support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures.
Computer skilled, managing heavy daily patient volume including telephone triage, appointment scheduling and patient referral.
Proficient in all documentation/record maintenance/paperwork to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality.
Therapeutic Touch Practitioner Bringing body, mind, and emotions to a quite, focused state of consciousness.
Characteristics include: Finding an inner sense of equilibrium, a personal feeling of physical, emotional, and intellectual stability; quieting the body, mind, and emotions; connecting with inner core of wholeness and stillness.
Technique is used to breath, imagery meditation, and/or visualization to become centered.
Professional Legal Nurse Consultant
Reviews medical legal cases Educates attorneys and clients on medical matters Evaluates the medical merit of lawsuits Acts as an expert witness Skill Highlights Skilled in interacting with individuals from diverse backgrounds, facilitating positive communication and supporting progress in mental health.
Offer training and experience in crisis intervention, drug and alcohol abuse prevention, and leadership.
Collaboration Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.
Patient Care Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.
Successfully provided quality care of patients in a health care environment.
Compliance Maintained compliance with regulatory standards by hospital policy.
Associate degreeJan 1996 Raritan Valley Community College － Somerville, United States, New Jersey
Education and Training
Associate of Science, Nursing RN1996Raritan Valley Community College － Somerville, NJ, USA
Bachelor of Science, Nursing BSN2007 New Jersey City University － Jersey City, NJ, USA
Activities and Honors
Legal Nurse Consulting
Therapeutic Affiliations Nurse Healers
Professional Associates International
Jurex Center for Legal Nurse Consulting
Mid-State Black Nurses Associations of New Jersey
American Nursing Association
Healthcare: intravenous therapy, MEDISOFT, computerized charting, STD counseling, People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills.