Expert Registered Nurse with 4 years of experience in hospital and community clinic environments. Perform professional nursing work of considerable difficulty including care of clients and exercising supervision over LPNs and Nurse Aides.
RN Hospice Case Manager01/2014
to Current Good Shepherd Home Health and Hospice – Vernal,
Hospice Case Management
Responsible for Home Health Oasis and Non-Oasis Admits
Manage pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of various disorders and diseases
Responsible for self-direction with astute judgment skills and a high level of personal accountability
Responsible for effective communication with hospice team and coordination of nursing staff
Manage pain and palliative care
Manage patient care needs.
Management of wounds and dressing changes
Contribute to Inter-Disciplinary-Team meetings with Hospice Medical Director every 2 weeks
Responsible for medication administration, IV fluids and maintenance, use of glucometer,
assistance with ADL's as needed, and INR monitoring
Provide emotional and spiritual support for patient and family members
Responsible for prioritizing treatment and maintaining patient flow.
Responsible for sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Responsible for developing and implementing nursing care plans.
Responsible to delegated staff nurse duties.
Contribute to on-call care at all times of day and night.
Responsible for infection control procedures.
Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, and Alzheimer's.
Responsible for scheduling nurse visits, patient admissions and discharges.
Responsibility to attend patient deaths and notify hospice team.
to 01/2014 Uintah Basin Medical Center – Roosevelt,
Rotations between Post-Partum care and Nursery. Continuity of care after initial labor and
delivery recovery. Monitoring for complications such as hemorrhage. Contributed to administration of blood products. Responsible for medication and immunization administration, IV fluids and maintenance, and glucose monitoring in postpartum patients and newborns. Contributed to assistance with ADL's, breastfeeding assistance, and emotional support.
Responsible for initial newborn assessment, obtaining weight and measurements, oxygen therapy, pulse oximetry, ECG
application, 4 point blood pressures, use of OHIO bed and other equipment, glucose
monitoring, TC bilirubin monitoring, nasogastric suctioning, gavage feeding, and newborn baths. Responsible for accurate and prompt communication with physicians and healthcare team with changes in patient condition. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new
processes and standards for in-patient care.
to 11/2012 MOUNTAIN HOMES YOUTH RANCH/ASHLEY VALLEY WILDERNESS – VERNAL,
UT Management of overall medical treatment including medications, medical field visits,
communication with student's parents, physician, therapist, and field staff. Oversaw medical care for clients between the ages or 12 and 27, male and female in an outdoor campsite setting Contributed to weekly clinical meetings. Responsible for completion of physical assessments Responsible for collection of blood and urine specimens and prepared them for laboratory testing Responsible for evaluation of patient care needs and prioritizing treatment. Responsible for sound,
ethical and independent decision-making consistent with medical protocols.
Responsible for documenting patient information obtained from interviews. Responsible for maintaining patient charts and
confidential files. Managed team of
medical support personnel.
Responsible for medical visits to all camps weekly, and organizing Dr appointments when necessary. Responsible for communication of patient medical changes to medical director and administration Managed all medications Responsible for communicating with patient's parents of major medical conditions and changes of medications
to 09/2007 E DENE MOORE CARE CENTER – Rifle,
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly established rapport with
patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus
while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in
medical records. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Responsible for primary
care, case management and medication management. Evaluated patient
care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Monitored
fluid intake and output levels. Tested glucose and administered insulin injections.
Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's,
Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, and Alzheimer's.
Responsible for would care and dressings. Provided Post-Mortem care. Responsible for Insertion and removal of Foley catheters.
Worked as a team with other nurses, CNA's, physicians, and physical therapist.
Registered Nurse (ASN) - Utah License No. 7698836-3102 Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - 2013 - 2015 Basic Life Support (BLS) -2013-2015
Associate of Science: 2013EXCELSIOR COLLEGE - RN - ASN-
Associate of Science: Nursing2006COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE - LVN -