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Medical Manager

Mesa, Arizona, United States
December 23, 2018

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Objective: I will be relocating to VA., I would like to obtain a position within your company that will enable me to utilize my education and skills to assist the excellent staff in the Hospital to excel and achieve their best patient outcomes.

Education: College of DuPage, Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy

Promise Hospital of Phoenix (LTAC), Mesa AZ. Clinical Evaluator/Clinical Liaison, June 2017-present.

Collecting and evaluating clinical information to determine appropriateness for admission to the hospital.

Evaluate and communicates special needs and high-risk cases.

Complete pre-admission clinical evaluation and InterQual criteria.

Working with hospital CM for potential patients

Verify and obtain insurance authorizations.

Participate in discharge planning.

Banner Boswell Medical Center, Sun City, Az. Cardiopulmonary

Vascular Access specialist, Advanced Practitioner, 2012-2017

Insert Central lines, PICC lines, temporary HD catheters, difficult peripheral IV ‘s and Arterial lines.

Perform all Central line maintenance, from insertion, dressing changes and discontinuation of line.

Perform chart reviews to evaluate each patient for line appropriateness.

Perform all cardiopulmonary skills, stress tests, bedside bronchoscopies, central line dressing changes and maintenance, Balloon pumps and assist physicians with bedside procedures.

Perform all other respiratory duties on the general floors, ICU, CCU, ED and OR.

Banner Baywood Medical Center, Mesa, AZ Cardiopulmonary

Manager, 2004-2012

Duties include hiring and training staff members

Continual work on Hospital & system committees, policy and procedures, Cerner, Pneumonia, Patient satisfaction & JACHO readiness team.

Ongoing chart reviews for Quality improvement projects, QC and employee charting and charging compliance

Manage cardiac scheduling

Perform annual evaluations of staff members

Banner Baywood Medical Center, Mesa, AZ Clinical Coordinator, 2001– 2004

Responsible for education and training of new hires.

Worked as part of the Pulmonary Rehab team.

Wrote and reviewed departmental & system policies and procedures.

Created monthly department schedule.

Banner Baywood Medical Center, Mesa, AZ RRT, 1996-2001

Perform RRT skills as shift lead, general floors, ICU and ED.

Worked extensively with pulmonary rehab patients.

License and Accreditations

VA State Respiratory License -#011*******

AZ State Respiratory License-#4040

RRT- no expiration




VA-BC- 6/30/2019

American Association of Respiratory Care

National Board of Respiratory Care

AZVAN-Arizona Vascular Access Network

References available upon request

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