Registered Nurse with thirteen years of hospital experience in multiple intensive care settings, and two years in outpatient setting. Strong communicator that provides patient centered care to diverse and complex disease patients in high stress situations. Compassionate and driven professional that is dedicated to life-long learning.
Work as a team in the Utilization Medical Management Department.
Reviewing Medicare patient concurrent hospital admissions and
approving Medicare medical hospital authorizations. Providing excellent customer service by communicating and collaborating
with all hospital facilities regarding patient records and
assessing medical necessity with InterQual criteria program. Proficient at MS outlook and MS word/office.
Worked as a Resource Pool Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse. Floated to all five hospitals within the Legacy System. My practice included: Medical/Surgical ICU, Burn ICU, Trauma ICU, Cardiac ICU, and Orthopedic/Neurology.
Extensive Knowledge of hemodynamics and hemodynamic monitoring, including ventilators, arterial lines, central venous pressure lines and heart telemetry.
Provided customer service to diverse patients and families and educated them on new medications and diagnoses.
Communicated with the multidisciplinary team, which included: Intensivist, Medical Residents, Dietitian, Pharmacist, Social Worker , Physical Therapist and Chaplin to ensure that everyone was kept
Provide patient centered care, and developed individualized care plans and evaluations using nursing diagnoses. Delegate work to CNA's
Assisted Case Managers with discharging planning starting on day of patient admission.
Extensive experience with critically ill patients requiring life-saving measures and progressive care. Experience includes:
Supervised and delegated CNA's daily living tasks to ensure patient safety.
Evaluated numerous patients with complex diseases and provided behavioral and emotional support.
Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams to ensure quality care to
residents. Worked with patients and families to form individual care plan and educated them on new process and procedures.
Monitored and administered medications, provide wound care, and dressing changes.
Provided extensive care to elderly patients at different stages of their disease process and end of life care.
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