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Medical Nurse

Location:
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Posted:
November 27, 2017

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Terrie Thomas

LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE

San Antonio, TX

ac3h4w@r.postjobfree.com

Home Ph. 210-***-**** / Cell 210-***-****

A highly skilled career professional with the culmination of 30 plus years of practical experience in hospital,

nursing home, primary care, correctional and managed care environments.

“If you must wish for something, wish for an idea” – Hon. Percy Ellis Sutton

Education

Diploma

SAISD School of Vocational Nursing

1981

Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office, WebEx, Interqual, Millman software, Medicare and Medicaid products (10+ years)

Certifications/Licenses

Licensed vocational nurse - 090882

Issued – 1981 – Current

Work Experience

Case Manager

Molina Healthcare, Inc - Long Beach, CA

October 2016 to September 2017

Care manager for health plan. Performed the duties of telephonic assessments, care plans, recommendations and education of Health Plan members primarily for depression and asthma health conditions.

Care Review Clinician I

Molina Health Care - Long Beach, CA

January 2012 to October 2016

Prior authorization, requiring review of medical documentation to meet criteria for authorization of outpatient procedures, inpatient admissions and specialist office visits. Liaised with medical director and wrote up cases for higher level physician review, trainer for new incoming staff

Part time Field LVN

Encompass Home Health - San Antonio, TX

May 2014 to December 2015

Provided Home Health Care to include face-to-face assessments, Diabetic Care and teaching, wound care, vital signs, accurate medical documentation, medication administration to include oral medications and intravenous medications,TPN, IV and maintaining IV access sites

Part time Field LVN

HOME NURSING AND THERAPY SERVICES - San Antonio, TX

April 2010 to January 2012

Provided Home Health Care to include face-to-face assessments, Diabetic Care and teaching, wound care, vital signs, accurate medical documentation, medication administration to include oral medications and intravenous medications,TPN, IV and maintaining IV access sites

Clinical Nurse Specialist

KCI - San Antonio, TX

July 2009 to September 2011

Reviewed medical documentation for continued authorization of negative pressure wound therapy to include obtaining medical records and wound measurements from home health agencies and provided in service education two home health agencies via WebEx

LVN Nurse Reviewer

WellMed Medical Management / Physicians Health Choice - San Antonio, TX

September 2008 to July 2009

Prior authorization, requiring review of medical documentation to meet criteria for authorization of outpatient procedures, inpatient admissions and specialist office visits. Liaised with medical director and wrote up cases for higher level physician review, trainer for new incoming staff

Vocational Nurse Clinical Instructor

Texas Careers / Kaplan - San Antonio, TX

March 2007 to May 2009

Supervised vocational nurse students in groups of 10 in the clinical settings to include Hospital, nursing home and Rehabilitation Facilities. Clinical instruction of students in the following skill sets: documentation, vital signs, observation and monitoring of post-op patients, lab draws, physical assessments, medical procedures i. E. Trach care, Foley insertion, dressings and wound care, post mortem care, medication administration, IV therapy and administration, time management, pain control management, Etc

LVN Staff Nurse - Orthopedics

Spectrum Healthcare Resources / Brooke Army Medical Center - San Antonio, TX

June 2003 to February 2007

Provided Medical Care in acute inpatient facility. Duties included Vital Signs, medication administration, monitoring of post-op patients, accurate Medical documentation, lab draws, dressing changes, wound VAC care, cast care, external fixator care and other general floor staff duties

Staff Nurse

Joe Ney Unit / Texas Department of Criminal Justice / University of Texas Medical Branch - Hondo, TX

August 2000 to May 2003

Perform General Staffing duties to include screening of incoming inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, medication administration, diabetic teaching, lab draws, medical documentation, other General duties assigned.

Staff LVN

McConnell Unit/ Texas Department of Criminal Justice / University of Texas Medical Branch - Beeville, TX

February 2000 to August 2000

Perform General Staffing duties to include screening of incoming inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, medication administration, diabetic teaching, lab draws, medical documentation, other duties assigned.

Referral Coordinator

Quality Care Network - San Antonio, TX

1998 to 2000

Prior authorization, requiring review of medical documentation to meet criteria for authorization of outpatient procedures, inpatient admissions and specialist office visits. Liaised with medical director and wrote up cases for higher level physician review

Referral Coordinator III

GONZABA MSO - San Antonio, TX

1995 to 1998

Prior authorization, requiring review of medical documentation to meet criteria for authorization of outpatient procedures, inpatient admissions and specialist office visits. Liaised with medical director and wrote up cases for higher level physician review, trainer for new incoming staff

Appeals / Grievance Coordinator I

Gonzaba Medical Group - San Antonio, TX

1995 to 1998

Reviews medical documentation for health plan and state entities regarding member complaints and grievances and to review and return Medical determinations from medical director

LVN Charge Nurse

Incarnate Word Nursing Home - San Antonio, TX

1993 to 1994

Provided Medical Care in acute inpatient facility. Duties included Vital Signs, medication administration, medical documentation, supervision of two CNAs and other general floor staff duties

Telephone Triage Nurse

Trinity Medical Group - San Antonio, TX

1991 to 1993

Telephonic triage of patients, appointment scheduling based on severity of medical condition, managing physician schedules, General support for floor staff and Physicians.

Telephone Triage Nurse

Humana Healthcare Plans - San Antonio, TX

1988 to 1991

Telephonic triage of patients, appointment scheduling based on severity of medical condition, managing physician schedules, General support for floor staff and Physicians.

Staff LVN

Bexar County MHMR Substance Abuse Unit - San Antonio, TX

1986 to 1987

Provided care for intoxicated individuals arrested by local law enforcement. Provided Detox Services, medication administration, vital signs, screening assessments, monitoring intoxication levels of detained patients

Staff LVN

Methodist Hospital System - San Antonio, TX

1981 to 1986

Provided Medical Care in acute inpatient facility. Duties included Vital Signs, medication administration, monitoring of post-op patients, accurate Medical documentation, lab drawers and general floor staff duties



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