9/30/2013-current: RN nurse manager of 60 bed long term care unit at Medical Facilities of America.
Current Duties include: Managing and overseeing LPN's and certified nursing assistance care of resident's in 60 bed long term care facility by assisting LPN's in proper assessment's of resident's and see that assessment's are being communicated to medical provider accurately and reviewing that orders are appropriate for resident's condition and reviewing documentation to assure that information is accurate.
Attend and arrange care plan meetings with medical provider and medical team to help coordinate care for resident's and to find way's to help provide resident care more effectively (asking for medical supplies, outside appt's, therapy needs etc...)
Obtain authorizations for resident procedures from selected insurance companies.
Lead multidisciplinary team to focus on resident's needs by demonstration and education.
Liason between resident's, families and provider
09/30/2013-2003 : RN Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Worked in intensive care setting for 10 years.
Duties included: Assessing critical care patient's and implementing orders. Specialties included were caring for resident's with neuro deficit's, vascular difficulties, Septic shock, respiratory distress and
Wide medical knowledge was obtained during my 10 years as a critical care nurse that has carried my nursing career and helped me to think critically, achieve strong assessment skills and strong communication skills. Have been awarded with Helping Hand Award at Carilion for the special care I have shown in the community.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Advanced
Managing large staff and over seeing care for 60 resident's primarily elderly or disabled patients. Communication of resident needs and ability to help coordinate care to see that patient needs are being met. Strong assessment skills and great resource for medical team. Great customer service skills and strong ability to help resolve resident difficulties and issues. Strong leader of team with recognition from last state survey that mentioned my confidence level.
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