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Home Health Nurse

Lakeland, Florida, United States
August 13, 2018

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Lisa Elrod

Critical Care / Trauma Nurse

Lakeland, FL 33813


ER/Trauma RN with 6 years of hospital nursing experience, and 17 years as a LPN in same hospital emergency room.

Consistently commended for delivering patient-centered, quality critical care. Dedicated member of multidisciplinary healthcare teams known for excellent clinical skills; ability to remain calm under pressure; and strengths in making swift, correct decisions in emergency situations. Also have Oncology experience for 5 years . Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

RN Clinical Care Manager

Aveanna Healthcare - Lakeland, FL

December 2017 to Present

I manage and supervise pediatric medically fragile cases. Instruct general orientation for nurses, perform supervisory visits on cases and nurses. Perform new hire interviews and assist in hiring process, perform employee evaluations. Create/manage 485s and file for authorizations of care.Complete Post Hospital Assessments,and complete new admissions to private duty nursing after discharge from hospitals. Above list is just some of my current responsibilities. ER/Trauma RN/TICU/ Trauma floor

Lakeland Regional Medical Center - Lakeland, FL

January 2005 to December 2017

Provide nursing care within Level 2 trauma center of this prestigious hospital. Handle medical emergencies resulting from events such as strokes, cardiac arrest, car accidents, stabbings, head injuries, poison ingestion, drug overdoses, sexual assault, and burns. Assess and stabilize patients with experience and accuracy.


Displayed expert clinical skills in managing the critical care of all categories of Emergency Department patients.

Reacted effectively in emergency scenarios, demonstrating sound decision-making that helped save patient lives.

Supervised PCAs and served as a preceptor/mentor to first -year nursing students and new hires. Performed as charge nurse/supervisor relief as needed. Closely monitored ER patients; alerted the physicians to changes in patient status;and interacted with patients and family members often suffering from pain, stress, shock, or grief. Leveraged interpersonal communication strengths to establish rapport and build trust with patients and families.


Chapters Health System - Lakeland, FL

May 2016 to October 2016

RN admission nurse. I was first contact with patients that were referred to hospice care. I would evaluate the referred patient and determine if patient met hospice criteria for admit to services. My role depended on excellent assessment, triage skills, and marketing/sales for hospice. If patient met criteria I would call Doctor for orders and set up plan of treatment care for patient starting services with hospice.


Amediysis Home Health - Winter Haven, FL

January 2015 to December 2015

PRN home health RN. Performing skilled nursing visits to patients home and administering prescribed care.


Lakeland Regional Medical Center - Lakeland, FL

December 1995 to December 2005

Worked in the Emergency Room as an LPN and transferred to Oncology floor in 2005. Received Nurse of Hope award for my care of oncology patients in 2000. Nurse on Call Home Health

Amediysis Home Health

Transferred back to the ER in 2005.


Nurse On Call - Winter Haven, FL

Worked prn as a Home Health nurse.


Associate of Science

Fortis College - Tampa, FL


Travis Technical Center - Lakeland, FL


Nursing Licenses


Expires: April 2019

State: FL


Highly organized, detailed oriented, EMR experience, Oasis experience, Microsoft word, excellent multi- tasker, and confident., RN with Clinical Care Manager Home Health experience, ER/ Trauma critical care experience, Oncology experience, Home Health adult and pediatric experience., Home Health Additional Information

I am a highly motivated RN that thrives to learn new things, but most important I am a strong patient advocate. I love being a nurse.

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