Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with a progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in a fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.
-Provides immunization services to infants, children, and adults; responds to questions from medical providers, school/child care staff, and the public about immunizations; maintains vaccine standing orders.
-Audits immunization certificates to comply with Iowa requirements.
-Provides medical case management for children identified with lead poisoning including education, screening and referrals for services.
-Assists in annual grant applications; completes grant requirements regarding reporting and documentation.
-Participates in department efforts related to performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development.
-Performs job related duties as assigned.
-Creates monthly and quarterly reports.
A DAISY Award is given to a nurse to celebrate extraordinary care and compassion provided to patients and their families. The nurse is nominated by patients and family members.
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