Experienced RN with strong clinical and people skills. Professionally trained RN with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Registered Nurse with 15 years experience in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations. Specialized in cardiac care for five years. Responsible RN with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 15 of experience in healthcare.
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification (7/2014-7/2016)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification (6/2014-6/2016)
United Health CareBlue Ash, OHRegistered Nurse Case Manager
Conduct thorough and objective initial and ongoing assessments of the United Healthcare member to determine current status and needs, including physical, behavioral, functional, psychosocial and financial health status.
Act as an advocate for an individuals care needs by identifying and communicating opportunities for care interventions, including identifying and addressing functional deficits and gaps in care.
Develop and implement targeted strategies to improve health function or quality of life outcomes, such as disease management.
Proactive education of United Healthcare members and their families about health and wellness.
All work completed telecommunications, requiring a great deal of self direction, strong communication and considerable technical skills.
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
Chronic patient care in cardiovascular step down unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 3-4 patients per shift.
Primary care, assessment and evaluation of open heart surgical patients.
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
High level of personal accountability.
Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
Performed lab tests and communicated results.
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.
Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
Delegated staff nurse duties.
Followed infection control procedures.
Assisted patients with daily functions.
Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
Assisted doctors with non-invasive procedures.
Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.
Education and Training
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science: NursingNursing
13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831
Acute care, draw, CPR, critical care nurse, infection control, invasive procedures, managing, nursing, pain management, Palliative care, bathing, patient care, Patient evaluation, personnel, Primary care, Problem resolution, Quality Assurance, therapy, treatment plans, Venipuncture, wound care, wound care