Experienced LVN licensed in Texas Professionally trained with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 21 years of experience in Home Health ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs with strong clinical and people skills.
Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines. Texas Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) providing Clinical training in-patient and out-patient care Patient evaluation and intervention Solid clinical skills coupled with CPR Certification and AED Certified. Prompt customer service Experienced in providing quality care. Proficiency with computerized programs and equipment. Strong knowledge of infection control Spanish/English speaking professional with over 21 years experience as an effective advocate for patients. Enthusiastic with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic.
Strong clinical judgment
Patient and family advocacyAbility to manage priorities and meet deadlines
Prompt customer service Proficiency with computerized charting
Inspiring motivator and trainer of subordinates to reach highest level of growth and development.
Strong knowledge of infection control standards Medical terminology proficient Worked with computer programs Point of Care, Axxis, and Kenser
Quality Assurance NurseMay 2014 to Current APC Home Heatlth - Harlingen, TX
Coordinated projects for external auditors and examiner evaluations.
Recommended, developed, monitored corrective and preventive action.
Assured ongoing compliance with quality and regulatory requirements.
Reviewed nursing documentation and Oasis to meet Medicare guide lines and requirements.
Reported internal control issues to management and supplied comprehensive recommendations to mitigate the associated risks.
Account ExecutiveFebruary 2012 to August 2012 Valley Baptist Amedisys - Harlingen, TX
Account executive responsible for taking care of business relationships between Patients, Physicians, and Valley Baptist Home Health Amedisys.
LVNNovember 1992 to Current Valley Baptist Medical Center - HARLINGEN, TX
Provided necessary health education training for patients.
Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process .Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Closely monitored acute conditions.
CorpsmanSeptember 1986 to February 2011 LEADING PETTY OFFICER/ HOSP. CORPSMAN NAVY RESERVE - HARLINGEN, TX
Processed monthly reports for medical departments.
Responsible for performing Medical Readiness for Naval Operation Support Center Harlingen, and Operational Health Support Unit in Dallas.
Prepared all reservist were medically ready for deployment.
Combat Medic with Navy Seabees, 10 years, earned numerous medals and commendations, Honorable Discharged.
Combat medic with Navy Seabees 10 yrs Earned numerous awards, medals and commendations Honorable discharge.
Care Transition CoordinatorSeptember 2012 to December 2013 Valley Baptist Amedisys - Harlingen, TX Worked closely with case managers and social workers in hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities to coordinate patient transition to home, by organizing M.D. orders, ordering DME, setting up therapies at home, ordering meds, and making M.D. appointments. Care transition from hospital to home to prevent re-hospitalization by decreasing ACH rate.
Valley Baptist School of Nursing 1992Harlingen, TX Associate of Arts: Nursing
VBMC LVN SCHOOLHARLINGEN, TX Completed LVN school ranked 5th in class of 18 Nursing, Medical:
Texas State Technical CollegeHarlingen, TX Completed 40 credit hours pre-requisites for Nursing Degree.
Energetic/ Self Starter Completes tasks or qualifications early, far better than expected. Quality of Work Always producing exceptional work, no rework required. Maximizes resources