Amy C Hayes, LPN
Mobile, Alabama 36608
I deeply care for and have genuine concern in my heart for all of my patients with whom
I come in contact; whether in person or via phone, I ensure that they get the best possible
I am extremely reliable, hardworking, trustworthy, dependable, always willing to expand my
knowledge, and a team player.
I have very strong work ethics; therefore, I give my full attention to my responsibilities and am
very thorough when performing duties. I work to meet and exceed my employer’s and
my patient’s expectations.
5/08-Present Specialty Nurse/Urology and Oncology Specialists, PC.
Notify patients need of a Prostate Ultrasound/Biopsy, explain pre
procedural prep and prophylaxis antibiotics as well as post procedure
activities and possible complications, assist the physician with prostate
biopsies, operating ultrasound, making sure all paper work properly
completed, specimens are sent to lab, work Nurse Only clinic removing
stents, ua’s, prepare urine cultures, bladder treatments/Eligard/Prolia/Xgeva/
Depo Testosterone injection, remove staples, post void residuals, place and
remove catheters, teach self-catheterizations, all of which under direct
supervision of MD, patient phone calls/triage, assist clinics with
cystoscopy, clot evacuations, female exams, logging pathology reports,
follow up appts prostate biopsies, Prolieve procedure, instilling BCG/Intron
robotic consults teaching preop treatment and postop treatment of ED
after RALRP, assist MD with instillation of Botox for incontinence,
PTNS (Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation) for incontinence, Provenge IV infusions, assist with Xiaflex penile injections, penile injections for ED, Vacuum Device for penile rehabilitation, appointments/WI patients emergencies, work my own schedule of patients, all procedures and treatments are under the direct supervision of a MD. Work independently.
7/07-5/08 LPN/Dosing/Intake Nurse/Mobile Metro Treatment Center/Colonial
Management Group, LP
Educated patients with opiate addiction on medically supervised methadone
treatment, intake physicals, administered mentox TB skin test, nursing H&P
for MD, completed lab request, collect UDS, dosed patients with
liquid/diskette methadone, counted safe stock, ran monthly reports
on activities of dosing, notified other clinics of guest dosing assisted MD
with female physicals, collect/reconcile cash money end of each day,
assisted with plan of care for patients along with other nurses, MD counselor,
treatment services coordinator and program director, ETOH breathalyzer
VS, assessed patients for signs and severity of opiate withdrawal.
7/06-5/07 LPN/Office Nurse/North Baldwin Pediatrics I H S
Assisted physician with direct patient care, triaged parents via phone, phoned
in all prescriptions, coordinated referrals and precertification’s for procedures,
kept immunization records up to date, documented any and all contact with patient and parents whether by phone or in office. Performed routine patient
care which included, but was not limited to: routine IM and SubQ vaccinations,
allergy shots, po orapred, Tylenol, Motrin, BP Pulse, Temp; oral and rectal, resp
rate, pulse oximetry, IM Rocephin, IM Bicillan, rapid strep, mono, ucg, flu,
rsv tests, cultures, urine dips, IM Dexamethasone, assisted with I&D of
abscesses, lumbar punctures, Snellen eye exams, OAE hearing screens
performed all phlebotomy, heel sticks, and finger sticks, ran glucose and HgB
machine in office for stat results, did extensive teaching to new patents regarding
umbilical cord care, bulb suctioning, diaper rash care, nystatin for thrush, burping
colic, gassiness, etc. Gave support to indigent parents regarding WIC, Medicaid
All Kids, assisted physician with her Reach Out and Read Program, ordered all
patient care supplies.
10/00-7/06 LPN/L-12 Med-Surg/Pulmonary/Oncology/New Vision/Providence Hospital
Assist patients with daily activities, medication administration, various duties
including, but not limited to: skin care, dressing changes, wound care, ostomy
care, comfort measures, IV insertion/removal, NG tube placement/maintenance/ removal, teaching of disease processes, assist with outpatient needs, family support, carry out physician orders consult with physicians and other nurses
regarding needs in patient care, review medical history, medications, past surgeries assist physicians with bedside procedures ie: chest tube placement, CPR, bedside bronchoscopy, physical exams, suture placement and removal, central venous line placement, removal of drains and dressing changes, assist on committees to setup CEU courses for fellow nurses, ie: Pulmonary and Oncology Update (yearly), assist on review board for New Vision’s standing orders, IV
certified, CPR certified, NG tube insertion certified, CVL’s/PICC’s/Groshong certified for flushing/mantainence/removing.
7/99-5/02 LPN/Flex-Pool/A Caring Solution (Brookwood Home Health Care Affiliate)
Set-up home hyperbiliruminemia phototherapy for neonates, instructed and
informed parent(s) regarding phototherapy goals and planned outcome, performed heel-sticks for routine lab work, due to the complex nature of this situation, I offered emotional and educational support to the parent(s) so that every need.
I offered emotional and educational support to the parent(s) so that every need
was met and their newborn baby could be at home for his/her treatment which provided bonding at its fullest potential.
6/95-10/00 LPN/Office Nurse/Simon Williamson Clinic, PC/Princeton Hospital
Coordinated referrals for patients which included speaking directly with insurance intake nurse for authorization for office visits, precertification’s for surgeries,
procedures and therapies. When denial arose, which was seldom, I wrote appeal letters and assisted physician in getting more necessary medical data and
information for denial to be reversed, attended an inservice on ICD-9 & CPT
coding to insure services were properly coded for approval from insurance
companies, worked extensively with Health Partners/Seniors First,
experience with Medicare, Jim Walters, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Workman’s
Compensation, Aetna and various other insurance companies. Assisted physician with direct patient care, triaged patients via phone, coordinate referrals for
patients to specialists, phoned in all prescriptions, scheduled appointments for follow-ups, specialists, and diagnostic testing, assisted indigent patients with
applications for “Patient Assistance Programs” through pharmaceutical
12/93-5/02 LPN/11p-7a/Flex-pool all shifts/Brookwood Women’s Medical Center
Assist mothers during postpartum hospitalization, offer emotional support for
Parent(s) of infants in NICU, instruct/educate mothers on personal post-
Partum care and newborn care, assisted with breastfeeding, performed newborn
Care including assessment, weighing, bottle feeding, heel sticking for routine
Ordered lab work and monitoring newborn status during hospital stay.
6/90-4/93 Pharmacy Technician/K-Mart Pharmacy
Worked closely with Pharmacists, assisted RPh with direct patient contact and Care, spoke to MD Offices to get refills for patients, confirm doses, and possible Interactions or allergies, assisted in ordering medications and supplies.
1992-1993 Bevill State Community College, Licensed Practical Nurse
1990-1992 Jefferson State Community College, Academic Studies Attended
1986-1990 E. B. Erwin High School, Advanced Academic Diploma
Available upon request