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Registered Nurse Quality Assurance

Marion, Iowa, United States
February 07, 2013

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Ruth Kellner


Address: **** **** ***

City: Marion

State: IA

Zip: 52302

Country: USA

Phone: 641-***-****

Skill Level: Experienced

Salary Range: $56,000

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Ruth A. Kellner

2627 29th Ave

Marion, IA 52302

Phone: 641-***-****


Seasoned Registered Nurse with over 30 years` of experience in the health care industry. Diverse and progressive roles within several different areas of health care, providing an extensive knowledge base. Several years of successful management and nursing care in home health, nursing homes, hospitals, and other settings. Ability to quickly analyze situations, multi-task, and make appropriate-crucial nursing decisions. Always strives to deliver the highest quality of care to patients; while maintaining

the wonderful reputation of the employing company.


*Medical/Surgical/Skilled Nursing/Extensive ICU/CCU/SICU Experience

*Director of Nursing (DON)/Quality Assurance/Infection Control/MDS/Care Plan Coordinator/Assistant DON

*Case Management/Pre-Admission Screener/Hospice In-Home Care

*Cardiology/Orthopedic/Family Medicine Clinic RN

*RN Program Coordinator/Assisted in Starting Business/Managed Nursing Operations for Sleep Center

*Instructed Health Courses/In-Services to High Schoolers/CNAs/Nursing Staff

*Training in Sterilization/ HIPPA/Advanced Cardiac and Respiratory Classes

*Experience with Electronic Health Record-Computer Based Systems/Epic/McKesson/Centricity


Volunteer Registered Nurse 7/2012 - PRESENT

Private Company

Cedar Rapids, IA

The private company provides services to a law firm handling medical malpractice suits. My duties include maintaining communication, gathering history, and compiling clients' medical documentation. I complete the lawyer's Plaintiff Fact Sheet by interpreting the medical documentation, collecting client statements, and using my extensive health care knowledge.

Staff Clinic Registered Nurse 10/2011 - 7/2012

UICMS Riverside Clinic

Riverside, IA

My duties included rooming patients, triaging, assisting with procedures, charting, performing EKGs and heart related tests. In this family clinic, I received a nomination from a Physician Assistant to be "Employee of the Month".

Registered Nurse 8/2011 - 2/2012

BrookView Senior Living

Cedar Rapids, IA

My work included occasional weekends in assisting the Director of Nursing with managing CNAs. My duties included providing acute medical care to residents, completing documentation, conducting resident assessments, giving on-call assistance,

directing new admissions, and answering heath care questions.


4/2011-10/2011 Temporary Nursing Agency Cedar Rapids, IA

Registered Nurse working temporarily at UICMS Riverside Clinic. UICMS bought-out my temporary nursing contract, making me a full-time employee with the Riverside Clinic.

4/2010-4/2011 Heritage Care & Rehabilitation Center Mason City, IA

Director of Nursing supervising an eighty-eight bed licensed facility that has Skilled and NF level of care. Received the corporate "I Care" award; given to an associate in the corporation for going above and beyond their job duties while providing exceptional care.

1/2009-1/2010 Waverly Health Center Orthopedics Clinic Waverly, IA

Registered Nurse Clinic Position assisting with opening new Orthopedic Clinic. Dr. Brad Lister was only Orthopedic

Surgeon and moved to be closer to family. Clinic closed.

4/2008-5/2009 Mason City Sleep Center Mason City, IA

RN Program Coordinator-Opened up a sleep clinic, managed office, and preformed clinic duties.

11/2005-4/2008 Covenant Cardiology Waterloo, IA

Cardiology RN Office position triaging cardiology patients, scheduling, obtaining pre-authorized procedures with insurance companies, and following-up on procedures with doctors.


Walden University - Bachelor of Science Nursing 2014

Minneapolis, MN

Iowa Central Community College - Associate in Applied Science Registered Nurse 1984

Fort Dodge, IA

Hawkeye Community College - Diploma Licensed Practical Nurse 1982

Waterloo, IA

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