To obtain a fulfilling position as an LVN in the Healthcare Field with a reputable and growing organization.
Willing to relocate: Anywhere
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Envision Healthcare - Farmers Branch, TX July 2018 to September 2018
Nurse Navigator and Health Coach for AMR
Actively coordinates team care in a virtual setting. Additional duties include leadership roles and mentoring as assigned. Telephonically triaging patients and navigating care based upon evidence-based protocols.
JPS Health Network - Arlington, TX
January 2008 to November 2017
Provided direct patient care and assists with admissions. Provided professional clinical assistance to Nurse Assistants, Student Vocational Nurses, Unit Secretaries, and Technicians; Delivered nursing care to assigned group of patients including education directed towards identified knowledge deficits, and pain management utilizing the nursing process;
Delivers quality nursing care while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm, or injury; Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in patients' conditions; Participated in the performance improvement process within the
Completed auditing and medical records review.
Reviewed documentation for accuracy.
Certified Health Coach using Motivational Interviewing to coach patients with lifelong illnesses.
Patient Navigator for 3 years, reminding patients of their tests, labs and specialty appointments prior to their appointments.
Vaccine Coordinator for 5 years.
Performed other duties as assigned.
Administered routine vaccines for children of all ages.
Participated in Healthcare fairs to promote good healthcare practices.
Kindred LTAC - Dallas, TX
December 2004 to February 2008
Provided care for patients terminally ill patients, including palliative care.
Effectively managed acute medical symptoms in an inpatient setting.
Provided skilled bedside nursing care.
Evaluated the family’s needs, as well as the patient’s when preparing for interdisciplinary care for the patient.
Evaluated the effectiveness and response of treatments and medications.
Performed routine assessments, medication administration; developed and initiated interventions as necessary.
Provided accurate documentation in compliance with regulations.
Protouch Staffing Agency - Dallas, TX August 2004 to November 2004
Staffed temporarily in different locations, to provide care to patients.
Summa Health System - Akron, OH
September 2002 to June 2004
Dedicated to meeting the needs of post op and chronically ill patients.
Provided skilled bedside nursing to patients.
Managed chronical medical symptoms, in an inpatient setting during periods of crisis.
Effectively used the Nursing Process in the delivery of patient care-while gathering data.
Managed personal professional development and maintained clinical knowledge, skills and credentials.
Provided pre and post op care to adults.
Collaborated with interdisciplinary staff members to maintain continuity of care.
Other tasks as assigned.
CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
Summa Health Systems - Akron, OH
October 1993 to September 2002
Provided services such as cleaning the OR and labor rooms, comforting laboring mothers, stocking OR and labor rooms, setting up OR and labor rooms, lab runs, autoclaving instruments, and assisting the Nurse and Physician when needed.
Ability to quickly learn new information necessary for the effectiveness of my tasks.
Diploma in Nursing
Akron School of Practical Nursing - Akron, OH July 2001 to August 2002
Diploma in General Studies w/ Vocational Studies in Early Childhood Education
Akron North High School - Akron, OH
August 1986 to May 1989
Expires: January 2019 State: TX
Expires: January 2020
Chronic Illness Management
EPIC EMR Trainer
Value Analysis Team
August 2013 to Present
Health Coach for patients with chronic illnesses, using motivational interviewing skills, patience and listening skills.
December 2018 to May 2020