Skilled career health care professional with more than 26 years practical experience in hospital, home health, Long Term Care, primary care environments and most recently in Assisted Living.
As Resident Care Director I have Proven skills in overseeing operations, managing nursing care and training staff. Proficient in providing residents with high-quality and cost-effective care. Successful at evaluating and planning for patient and facility risk while offering exceptional care to all residents. Excellent clinical skills with an in-depth understanding of compliance requirements and industry standards. Excellent verbal and written communication, multitasking and conflict resolution skills. Experienced with exceptional skills in program oversight, team management and complex problem-solving. Establishes schedules, assigns work and oversees staff performance and compliance. Valid Conneticut license.
Excellent customer service skills and communication, Computer Skilled, currently working with Yardi but previously worked with Devero and Allscripts program in the past with iPad and/or lap top computer for patient visits.
Managed heavy daily patient volume-including multiple admissions and discharges. Communicated with all disciplines to ensure of quality patient care. Proficient in all documentation/record maintenance/paperwork to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality.
Pain Committee member at Norwalk Hospital-Responsible for the development of a comprehensive plan to improve pain control for in-hospital patients.
Registered Nurse-State of Connecticut
Manage caseload of approx 25-30 patients weekly performing in home health care.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Provided necessary health education training for patients.
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
Worked as staff nurse on very busy Medical/Surgical Teaching Floor, was also involved in Pain Management Committee
Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
60 bed LTC facility, including Medicare and TBI patients, supervised 3-11 shift, managed LPN, HHA's and intervened with maintenance and staffing issues.
Coursework in Acute Care Nursing
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