Professionally trained Registered nurse with 36 years of healthcare experience in hospital, community based, and medical office environments. In areas of women and children services,psychiatric nursing, LTAC, home health. Vast experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Solid clinical, utilization review and case management experience within a managed care environment.
Women\'s health exams aptitude
Strong clinical judgment
High level of autonomy
Venipuncture/blood draw expert
Spirometry reading accuracy
Patient and family advocacy
Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
Thorough physical assessments
Safe NG tube insertion and removal
RN- CASE MANAGER, 06/2014 to Current ANTHEM - AMERIGROUP – HOUSTON, TEXAS
collaborated with management team to make necessary improvements and satisfy
Investigated and reported issues relating to
member care or conditions that might hinder member\'s well-being.
Facilitated an on-going assessment of member\'s
needs and implementation of interdisciplinary team care plan.
Certified that equipment and supplies were
properly maintained for quality patient care and safety.
Developed member care plans, including
assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
DIRECTOR OF NURSING, 08/2008 to 08/2012 THE COVENANT HOME CARE SERVICES, INC – MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS
Directed the new hire RN/LVN/HHA program. Recruited, hired, led training and managed budget for the agency annually. Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
Effectively supervised 25 clinical and non-clinical staff. Improved annual employee retention rate from 65 to 95 percent.
Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
Processed monthly and quarterly reports for agency performance.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient\'s comprehension of treatment plans.
Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA\'s) to identify performance areas for improvement.
Developed and implement nursing/patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
Delegated staff nurse duties.
Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
Achieve the role of a strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the group.
RN II, 07/1996 to 12/2013 MEMORIAL HERMANN HEALTH SYSTEM – HOUSTON, TX
care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and postpartum patients.
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and
interpreted appropriate lab tests for neonatal and postpartum patients.
Effective counseling in health maintenance
and disease management.
Liaised between patients and physicians to
ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Instructed patients and family members on
proper discharge care.
Developed patient care plans, including
assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
Ensured efficacy of treatments through
monitoring of treatment regimens.
Closely monitored acute and chronic patients in ob-gyn , med-surg,
Psych and LTAC units, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from
medication to wound care to monitoring for
8-10 patients per shift.
Team lead on neonatal and
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological
management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
High level of personal accountability.
MBA: Health Care Management, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER - TYLER, TEXAS
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2014 GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY - PHOENIX, ARIZONA
Associate of Science: Nursing, 1980 SCHOOL OF NURSING, SPECIALIST HOSPITAL - ABEOKUTA, NIGERIA
Associate of Science: Neuro-Psychiatric Nursing, 1984 SCHOOL OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING, NEURO-PSYCHIATRIC CENTER - ARO, NIGERIA
Associate of Science: Midwifery, 1986 SCHOOL OF MIDWIFERY, GENERAL HOSPITAL - IJEBU-ODE, NIGERIA
President\'s List at Grand Canyon University for Undergraduate Nursing degree
Quality Assurance: Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and CLIA regulations for maximum quality and control.
Patient Advocacy: Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
Human Resources : Assisted in new hire process by calling and scheduling appointments with candidates, filling out required paperwork and preparing new hire manuals.
Clinical Skills :Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.Successfully provided quality care to 100 patients- in 90 days, in home health community care environment.
National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America (NANNNA).
Sigma Theta Tau International. Honor Society of Nursing (STTI).
Sigma Alpha Pi. The National Society of Leadership and Success.
Registered Nurse (RN).
Registered Psychiatric Nurse.
Registered Midwife .
Resource Utilization Group Certification (RUG).
Registered Nurse Certified-Maternal and Newborn Nursing (RNC-MNN).
MBA-Health Care Management (with AACSB International Accreditation).