Medical professional seeking Utilization Review Nurse position with Aetna utilizing problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills, as well as nursing background.
Company Name- RN, BSN City, State03/2017 - Current
Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including Cardiac Catheterization, Implantable Cardiac Devices and Cardiac Ablation procedures.
Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
Management of arterial and venous access sites including arterial groin sheath management and removal.
Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
Equipped patients and family members with Discharge education needed for site care and medication safety.
Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
Utilized clinical experience and skills in a collaborative processto assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate options to facilitate appropriate healthcare interventions. Gathered clinical information and applied the appropriate clinical criteria/guideline, policy, procedure, and clinical judgment.
Company Name- RN, BSN City, State09/2016 - 03/2017
Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
Possessed strong problem solving, organizational and critical thinking skills. Maintained adaptability and flexibility, with strong interpersonal skills and enjoyed caring for a variety of patients.
Used professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of the patient's baseline needs and response to care.
Delegated tasks and supervised the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
Assisted other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care. Monitored and initiated corrective actions to maintain the environment of care including equipment and material resources.
Company Name- RN, BSNp City, State09/2010 - 07/2013
Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
Possessed valuable knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures and able to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families.
Cautiously monitored patients with acute and or chronic diseases, Myocardial Infarction screening, anticoagulation therapy, cardiac and peripheral diagnostic procedures, pre and post Cardiac Catheterizations.
Closely monitored effectiveness of cardiac infusion medications, antiarrhythmic agents and platelet inhibitors. Practiced in the initiation of standardized interventions; to help stabilize patients exhibiting signs and symptoms of cardiopulmonary and respiratory emergencies. Utilized the ability to facilitate clear communication with patients, families, healthcare team, physicians, and other ancillary staff. Effectively taught patients and families in accordance with the plan of care.
Competent in delegating tasks and supervising activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers. Performed as a preceptor and supported the development of other staff and nursing students.
Seamlessly facilitated of patient admissions, including interviewing and documenting patient medical history, maintained and reconciled medication lists and coordinated patient referrals with ancillary staff.
Exercised professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of care based on the assessment of the patient's baseline needs and reaction to care.
Planned, supervised, provided, and documentEd nursing care utilizing the nursing process in accordance with physician orders. Prioritized information, treatments, documents assessments, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient's status.
Promoted personal professional development, by maintaining required competencies, identified learning needs and sought appropriate assistance or educational opportunities. Diligently updated working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions in accordance to JCAHO requirements and standards.
Cardiovascular Nursing Certification
University of Detroit MercyCity, StateBachelor of Arts: History And Philosophy of Science And Technology
University of Detroit MercyCity, StateBachelor of Science: Nursing Science
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University of Detroit Mercy
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