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Manager Registered Nurse

Location:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Posted:
August 28, 2017

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ELISABETH DENTON, RN # *** ****

**** ****** ****, ******** *******, Co 80919 C:719-***-****

Career Summary

Registered nurse (RN) with primary background in Care management, Behavioral health, and Hospice care. Along the path of nursing, I have discovered the rewards of working with people in life changing situations. At this point of my career I would like to use gained experience to expand on the concept of RN, Case management. My heart is always with patients and their families - whether end stage of life or in the midst of it. My professional integrity as well as flexible personality are assets I anticipate useful in meeting the unique needs of various health systems.

Qualifications

Peak Vista Community Health Centers, Colorado Springs, CO

RN, Care manager – Employed 10/31/16 – Currently Employed.

Collaboration with Care Team and patient for development of a patient plan to achieve individual wellness goals. Through communication and identification of available resources, assist patients in identifying and obtaining services necessary to meet their physical and emotional needs.

Experience with diverse patient population related to Medicaid and Medicare. Familiar with Service Coordination Plans, Care Plans, and Community Health Programs.

Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, San Antonio, TX

RN, Triage/field nurse – Employed 5/14/2014 – 6/15/16.

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the nurse is providing care to terminally ill patients in a home setting or care facility. Using clinical judgment to obtain quality care to patients with various complex disease processes. Frequent collaboration with physicians, social worker and chaplain for a holistic plan of care. End of life care depends on a team approach and the ultimate goal is to provide physical, emotional, spiritual care to patients and assist their families to find peace within this process.

Methodist Metropolitan Hospital, San Antonio, TX

RN, Telemetry unit - Employed 10/07/13 04/15/14.

Traditional RN responsibilities

Laurel Ridge Treatment Center, San Antonio, TX

RN, Detox drugs and alcohol/Psychiatric unit - Employed 04/09/12 – 09/30/13

Nursing assessment, medication administration and implementation of care, as well as directing leadership to staff and LVNs. Reassuring a safe milieu by frequent interventions in physical situations as well as in emotional crisis, and to initiate appropriate response and treatment. Empowering clients to life changes, facilitate discharge plans and follow up appointments.

Personal strength

High integrity, professional, and passionate for making a difference by empowering others to obtain improved quality of life. Flexible to deal with varied situations and individuals at different levels and settings. Efficient computer skills and ability to manage various operations systems.

Education

San Antonio College, Associate of Applied Science, Nursing Program -Dec 2011

University of Texas, San Antonio, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology -Apr 2003

San Antonio College, Associate of Arts, Psychology -Dec 2002



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