Hardworking nursing professional bringing 6+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to acute psychiatric patients. Knowledgeable about Schizophrenia, Bi-polar, MDD, SI/HI, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease with physical/aggressive behaviors and appropriate management/de-escalation techniques at maximizing patient safety and maintaining a safe milieu. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs. Detail-Oriented Clinical Nurse with extensive understanding of Schizophrenia, Bipolar Type I/II, and personality disorders designing individualized care plans. Adept at best-in-class personal care and family education. Dedicated to setting and meeting long-term goals. Detail-Oriented Clinical Nurse with extensive understanding of Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder Type I/II and designing individualized care plans. Adept at best-in-class personal care and family education.
MI MN WA CA
Coordinate and monitor staffing for a 30 bed inpatient psychiatric unit.
Manage, lead, support and educate 40+ employees.
Audit client charts for compliance with licensing governing bodies.
Carry out all disciplinary actions per hospital policy, UAW and AFSCME union contracts.
Audit seclusion and restraint documentation on a needed basis to ensure compliance.
Participate in system wide quality assurance.
Conduct bi-weekly staff meetings to communicate initiatives and receive feedback from team members.
Perform daily rounds to ensure cleanliness and needs of the unit.
Present root cause analysis in monthly business, quality and joint commission steering meetings.
Educate all hospital employees on safe use of restraints and the Michigan Mental Health code.
Conduct monthly training classes with all new hospital employees on effectively charting in our CareVue electronic medical record.
Effectively hire RN's, LPN's and mental health technicians on an as needed basis.
Serve as point of contact for the Behavioral Health Department during CMS, Joint Commission and Oakland County Mental Health Authority audits.
Provide care for a 30 bed Behavioral Health Unit.
Manage 3-4 nursing staff and mental health technicians while encouraging cooperation and increased communication to improve patient care.
Recognize and implement a caring and safe environment for staff and clients.
Coordinate closely with doctors and social workers on an inpatient basis.
Conduct analysis of new patients for suicide prevention measures and avoidance of drug interaction problems.
Perform physical and clinical assessments of the patient's nursing care needs.
Initiate plan of care on an individual client basis according to NANDA.
Document observations of patient behavior and status to the administered plan of care.
Provide therapeutic interactions with patients to assist them in identifying sources of anxiety.
Administer medications and treatments as ordered by a physician.
Plan and tutor basic health teaching to assist patients' in meeting their needs through daily group sessions.
BLS valid through 03/09/2022
Fit Test for N95 1806S mask passed for mask size small on 3/17/2020 1352
Performed at Ascension Michigan at Work-Southfield
22255 Greenfield Road Southfield, MI 48075 direct (248)849-3195 eScreen(800)861-0722
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