Certified Rehabilitation RN with 17 years of experience on an inpatient Acute Rehab Unit, with one year as an interim manager, and 12 years as a Patient Flow Coordinator. Expertise includes management of flow of admissions and discharges of patients, mentoring and assisting staff nurses with daily patient care, coordinating care with the Rehab health care team, and assisting the medical director making daily rounds and carrying out MD orders and instructions.
Active Registered Nurse License in the state of California 306318
ANA Medical-Surgical Certified RN 1984-1994
ANA Certified Rehabilitation RN 2012-present
Basic Life Support Certification 1979-present
Manager of Acute Rehab responsibilities included: making daily rounds with Medical Director, managing day to day assignments and staffing of nursing, completing annual evaluations of all nursing personnel, filling out IRF-PAI scores for Medicare patients, and trouble shooting as needed.
Worked as Acute Rehab Staff Nurse, caring for patients with orthopedic issues, stroke, TBI and SCI, including assessment, medication administration, patient education, and preparation for discharge to home.
Worked on Medical- Surgical Units and on a Transitional Care Unit, caring for mainly geriatric patients with various diagnoses
Member of Association of Rehab Nurses 2007-present
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