To contribute competent experience and strong leadership skills to your organization in the capacity of a registered nurse in psychiatric care. Proven ability to build positive relationships with patients, healthcare providers and medical professionals Sincere commitment to professional growth of an organization and a genuine interest in people Dynamic, results-driven with proven achievements and demonstrated successes A total of fifteen years of experience in management, demonstrating an innate ability to recruit, build and retain top performing team members Solid organizational direction and decision making skills, maintaining a high standard of excellence
Student Nurse August 2013 to May 2015Mercy & Unity Point Hospitals － Sioux City, IA
Worked under supervision of an RN and instructor providing bedside care, treatment and clinical documentation for patients on Medical-Surgical, Oncological, Pediatrics and Obstetrical floors.
Coordinated all aspects of nursing care for clients including dressing changes, IV management, medication administration and injections.
Facilitated admissions, discharges, prepared client documentation and participated with interdisciplinary team to provide quality patient care.
Developed strong psychiatric evaluation and treatment planning skills through recent preceptorship at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute.
Treated an average of twelve patients per shift with a total of 116 hours of experience.
Actively participated in development and implementation of individual treatment plans for patients with a broad range of mental health issues.
Ensured doctors’ orders were effectively carried out, including testing, medical procedures, consultation and stat orders.
Completed training in therapeutic communication, team building, psychotropic medication administration and management of assaultive behaviors.
Demonstrated ability to remain calm and intervene during crisis situations.
Worked with clients to encourage their participation in realty, identify problems and solutions, as well as improve their coping skills.
Provided a safe, therapeutic milieu for psychiatric patients.
Financial/Marketing Coordinator December 2007 to June 2010Dunes Dental 4 Kids － Dakota Dunes, SD
Responsible for managing collections; determined insurance co-payments to collect, sent monthly statements, processed credit applications and marketing; met with advertising agencies, explored new avenues of patient education, maintained a website.
Other assigned duties include; imported and exported x-rays by email, prepared correspondence to referring dentists, verified Medicaid, scheduled appointments and hospital cases.
Accomplishments: Generated new marketing ideas to attract cliental.
Selected a website, which expressed the philosophy and vision of the dental practice.
Created educational brochures, patient report cards, fun sheets and implemented the, “Cavity Free Kid of the Month Club.” Branded our name and logo on various products, shirts, jackets, toothbrushes, business cards, etc.
Secured speaking engagements and promoted advertising by radio, newspaper, etc.
resulting in an increase of new patients.
Facilitated interoffice power toothbrushes sales with coordinating products, increasing profitability.
Researched accounts receivable and established a more aggressive system of collections.
Implemented a financial policy agreement which delineated various financial options, including Care Credit and Chase Health Advance.
Turned over rate of collections to 89% within the first year and 98% by the second year.
Established a budget for inventory control on Excel.
Evaluated our service fees twice a year and a developed a system for increasing fees.
Completed Levin training, Phase II and Phase III.
Marketing Representative April 2006 to December 2007Siouxland YMCA － Sioux City, IA
Raised donations from business and communicated the YMCA mission for Partner’s with Youth Campaign as a Marketing Representative.
Kept record of businesses, contact persons, addresses, donation amounts and auction sales.
Devised new membership promotions, fundraising events and advertising ideas throughout the year.
Facilitated raising contributions for Capitol Campaign.
Researched and wrote grants.
Accomplishments: Produced over $100,000 in profits and $30,000 in product donations for Partner’s With Youth in 2006-2007 Campaigns.
Received proceeds from over 95% of the companies contacted and brought in 70% of new businesses.
Assisted in organizing Partner’s With Youth Campaigns in 2006 and 2007.
Chaired fundraising, decorating, entertainment and advertising committees of the events.
Supervisor of Childcare August 1996 to December 2007Siouxland YMCA － Sioux City, IA
Supervised the YMCA Childcare Program, providing care to over 500 families in the Siouxland area.
Responsible for hiring, supervising and evaluating staff.
Delivered procedural training to newly hired personnel and conducted monthly seminars.
Planned and coordinated children’s activities, prepared employee schedules and recorded statistics.
Maintained a clean, positive, safe environment.
Accomplishments: Recipient of Employee of the Year Award, 2004.
Designed and employee handbook and monthly training manual for continuing staff education.
Circulated a monthly newsletter, featuring interesting articles of YMCA activities.
Incorporated a preschool program, including an early childhood curriculum for each week of the year.
Created the “Kid’s Aerobics,” program.
Generated numerous fundraising activities within the department.
Manager January 1983 to January 2003Edison Brothers － St. Louis, MO
Managed four women’s retail clothing stores located in Phoenix, Arizona and Palm Springs, California.
Responsible for inventory control, supervising, training personnel and maintaining an exceptional store image.
Developed marketing strategies, prepared sales projections and established quotas.
Interviewed and hired top sales performers and maintained low staff turnover.
Performed weekly store counts and yearly inventory.
Balanced cash drawer and recorded bank deposits.
Accomplishments: Met and exceeded all sales quotas throughout tenure with 25-30% annual increases and less than 1% shrinkage loss in inventory control.
Recognized as top sales performer of the week with an increase of 145.8% in store profits.
Implemented training seminars on high impact presentations, solution selling strategies, developing strong customer relationships and team building.
Instrumental in a complete turn-around of an under-performing sales team, set higher expectations and instituted individual team-member accountability.
Coordinated yearly fashion shows, featuring the latest in women’s wear.
Associate of Applied Science Degree : Nursing, May 2015Western Iowa Tech Community College － Sioux City, IAGPA: GPA: 3.783 Dean’s ListNursing GPA: 3.783 Dean’s List
Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Problems, Marriage and Family, Pharmacology, Anatomy and Physiology I & II, Microbiology
Ohio State University, Business Administration and Marketing Columbus, OH
Advocate Habitat for Humanity Instructor Catholic Education, Cathedral of the Epiphany Clothing Chairman Birthright Organization Volunteer Clare Guest House Volunteer Siouxland Soup Kitchen
PROFESSIONAL ORGANZATIONS AND VOLUNTEER WORK: Advocate Habitat for Humanity Instructor Catholic Education, Cathedral of the Epiphany Clothing Chairman Birthright Organization Volunteer Clare Guest House Volunteer Siouxland Soup Kitchen
Associate of Applied Science Degree : Nursing , May 2015 Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Problems, Marriage and Family, Pharmacology, Anatomy and Physiology I & II, Microbiology
Ohio State University, Business Administration and Marketing Columbus, OH
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