Efficient at many nursing responsibilities both medical and mental health. Also experience with insurance authorizations and reviews. Assessments to determine admission criteria is met including medical clearance. I have substantial experience in Psych nursing with a sincere empathy and passion for this aspect of healthcare that is often neglected.
At this hospital I started as a Psych nurse until their psych unit closed approximately 18 months later. Then I went to the Med/Surg unit in the same hospital for remaining years listed.
In this facility I would work in all 4 units of their psychiatric facilities which included, Older Adult, Adult, Adolescent and Children. Included in my responsibilities were daily charting, medication administration, admissions, discharges, leading groups and behavioral codes.
I am a 59 year old female-married with 4 children, 3 step children and 6 grandchildren. I have been married to my present husband for 21 years. My previous husband and father of my children was an orthopedic surgeon who died at age 39 of leukemia. I know well grief and loss, compassion and empathy.
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