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Home Health Care

Johnstown, Colorado, 80534, United States
May 30, 2017

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Cheryl Oney, RN

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Cell: 970-***-****

General Experience:

Thirty years of nursing experience in Home Health Care, Psychiatric Nursing, Medical/Surgical Nursing, Long Term Care and Telehealth Nursing. Held lead nursing and management positions including; unit manager, primary care nurse case manager, assistant to the Director of Nursing, and clinical supervisor.


Assistant Director of Nursing for a new start up Home Health Care agency. Wrote policies and procedures, trained new staff, and did monthly CNA education and evaluations for RN's, LPN's and CNA's.

Managed a staff of 10 nurses, caring for 50 patients across two shifts.

Nominated for the Nightingale Award by my body of peers.

Achieved Advanced Level RN status while working at the Longmont United Hospital psychiatric unit.


April 2013 - Present: Sava Senior Care. Unit manager, medical records, floor nurse rehab and long term care unit. Communicating closely with MD's. Monitoring patient’s conditions and evaluating the appropriate level of care being provided by the staff. Organizing and attending Care Planning, IDT, and family meetings. Preparing for, and facilitating, patient discharges. Performing numerous and essential daily tasks.

December 2008 - April 2013: Alere Medical. Multi Disease Primary Care Nurse Case Manager. Case managed more than 350 patients. Case management consisted of education and care for patients with adult diabetes, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, COPD and asthma. Methodically reviewing various devices and when symptoms are out of parameters, call and assess the patient’s condition, educate on symptom management, send the Physician a status or alert fax depending on severity of their condition. Responsible for coordinating care with the Physician and/or advising the patient to seek medical attention. Using IMB (Information, Motivation, Behavioral changes) techniques to better provide information, find the patients motivation to make changes in their health and assist in attaining goals. Reviewing goals and outcomes since their last assessment to evaluate progress towards goals, and continued support to reach and/or maintain goals.

June 2007 - December 2008: Complete Home Health Care. Assistant Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Supervisor. Coordinated home care services involving physicians and field staff. Preauthorized home care services in compliance with private insurances, Medicaid, and Medicare. Lead case conferences. Reviewed all OASIS information to ensure accuracy for 485 plan of care.

September 2005 - December 2006: Caring Hearts Home Health Care. Assistant to DON. Coordinated care for home bound clients. Reviewed all OASIS re-certifications, discharges, QA charts, as well as, making home care visits. (Note: leave of absence due to medical procedure).

May 2001 - May 2005: Complete Home Health Care. Clinical Supervisor/Assistant Clinical

Supervisor (see June 2007 - December 2008 detailing the same job duties while employed with Complete Home Health Care).

January 2000 - May 2001: Professional Home Health Care. Care Coordinator. Requirements to perform my position consisted of: Coordinating care services for numerous home care clients, overseeing field staff activities. Executing plan of care for Medicare/Medicaid. Psychiatric and medical home care visits. Case management of psychiatric patients ranging in ages from adolescent to mature adult. (Note: short employment was due to business closure).

February 1999 - January 2000: Associated Professional Home Health Care. Psychiatric field RN -care coordinator. Case management of clients, psychiatric and field medical RN responsibilities. Care coordination and arranging services for the Medicare clientele. (Note: short employment was due to business closure).

March 1989 - February 1999: Longmont United Hospital. Psychiatric Nurse - Advanced Level RN. Assisted in patient care over a 10-bed psychiatric/substance abuse unit. Supervision of Mental Health Technicians. In-service coordinator for psychiatric unit. Held certification with Crisis Prevention Institute, in-serviced staff in high and low level non-violent/therapeutic take down and seclusion techniques.

April 1988 - March 1989: Longmont United Hospital Medical/Surgical as a new RN graduate.

June 1981 - April 1988: Foothills Care Center CNA, LPN, RN. Performed primary direct care. Attained Charge RN after accreditation.


November 1986 - April 1988: Associate Degree of Science, Front Range Community College, Westminster, Colorado.

Licensed in: Colorado #88589

References available upon request

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