4 Years in hospice care as RN in an outpatient setting. Excel at comprehensive assessment, development and implementation of care plans. Desire a position as a hospice case manager with Gentiva Hospice.
Strong clinical judgment
Palliative care awareness
High level of autonomy
Hospice and palliative care experience
Patient and family advocacy
Thorough physical assessments
Dedicated hospice care provider
12/2011 to Current
RN PACT Care ManagerVeterans Affairs – New Albany, IN
Primary care, assessment, and evaluation of patients.
Counseled and educated patients about health issues and wellness.
Charge nurse at New Albany CBOC while nurse manager on leave. Oversaw and managed 40 employees in a given day.
Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
Performed lab tests and communicated results.
Effectively managed clinical oversight for a 1200 patient PACT team.
Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
07/2010 to 12/2011
RN Care ManagerAmedisys Hospice – Jeffersonville, IN
Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
Performed basic physical assessments of hospice patients .
Effectively managed clinical oversight for 15-18 patients at a given time.
Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
Delegated staff nurse duties.
Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
12/2008 to 04/2010
RN Case ManagerVistaCare Hospice – Jeffersonville, IN
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Closely monitored acute conditions.
Assessed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Ball State University - Muncie, IN