Registered Nurse with 20+ years of experience working with Oncology patient both inpatient and clinical settings, providing direct nursing care.
Triage Nurse: for 9 Urology/Oncology providers, averaged between 30-70 calls per day. Would help walk in patients with their problems. Worked with providers to review messages, arrange testing, in and out of the hospital. Handled prior authorizations for testing, radiology, and medications. Measured men for condom catheters. Placed and removed catheters, both straight catheters and foley catheters. Was trained to do bladder installation of BCG for our bladder cancer patients. Did preop teachings until our clinic established a preop team.
Clinic Charge nurse: Worked on the morning schedule, to make sure there is coverage for the clinic. Did the Nurse monthly schedule. Was the go to person for questions.
Ostomy Resource Nurse: Helped remove and place appliances. Helped trouble shoot problems. Taught patient\'s how to take care of their appliances and arrange for their supplies.
Superuser: Worked with staff when we would have updates on Epic, Helped staff if they had issues with the computer.
Recovered patients after general anesthesia.
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