Lenora Bain, RN
Grand blanc MI, 48439
Dear Hiring Manager;
I would like to express my interest in the registered nurse position available within your department. I earned my Associates degree in Nursing at Mott Community College in May 2010; graduating with Honors. I believe that my experience, compassion, attention to detail and desire to provide great service would make me a strong addition to your team.
Over the years I have learned in a variety of nursing environments Including but not limited to; home health care services, home hospice, psychiatric hospital, various long-term care facilities working multiple roles and advancements. I have strong people skills and strive to acquaint myself with each patient's family members, support system and medical staff to best facilitate the best possible client outcome.
I attain a can-do, positive attitude, seek out answers to issues and a desire to learn and grow.
As you can see from my resume I have continued to grow in my career making changes in my employment to either learn a new environment or to accept an advancement in management. I have found that I desire to continue my professional growth with a company that values high quality outcomes for the population that they serve.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Lenora Bain, RN
Experienced RN, licensed in the state of MI, with strong clinical, communication and people skills. I started my career as a Certified Nursing Assistant 18 years ago and worked my way through the LPN and RN school programs then eventually into the management role up to Assistant and Interim Director
In my 18 years of professional healthcare experience, I have worked mostly in Long term care and Rehab environments with geriatric, psychiatric/mental health, child development, hospice and ( yet not limited to ) trauma patients.
Shiawassee County Medical Center
Apr 2018 - Aug 2018
Bedside patient care
Completed ordered treatments
Assistant Director of Nursing
Fenton Health Care, 512 Beach St, Fenton MI 48430, 810-***-****
Staff Development, Infection Control
April 2017-Febuary, 2018
While working at Fenton Health Care, I Put my initial focus on Staff education and organizing their infection control processes. During my time there, I worked on all shifts and was pulled into the roles of various titles in attempt to resolve building circumstances.
Psychiatric Floor Nurse
Havenwyke Hospital, 1525 University Dr, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-***-****
Psych. Floor Nurse, PRN,
January 2016-, February 2018
As a Registered Nurse at Havenwyke Hospital I provided nursing care to assigned patients utilizing the nursing process. Below are aspects of the job specific to psychiatric nursing.
Develops measurable goals on the Individualized Treatment Plan that are mutually set with the treatment team and patient and/or patient families.
Participates in Non-Violent Crisis Classes, continue certification for and follow Interventions at all times as necessary.
Develops a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients in developing coping mechanisms to deal with feelings and behaviors. I taught patients and families about medications, coping skills and interventions to deal with behaviors in an age/dx-appropriate manner.
Sets limits in a therapeutic/consistent manner within program guidelines and age-specific.
Intervenes to decrease panic in patients and to teach them appropriate interventions on a daily basis, demonstrates an understanding and follows up appropriately.
Acts a charge nurse when so designated by the Clinical Nurse Manager .
Performs other related duties as requested.
Staff Development/ Infection Control/ Dementia Unit Manager
Canterbury on the Lake
Apr 2015 - Mar 2017
Managed Memory Care unit and maintained regulatory compliance
Oversee day to day operations and protocols of the facility
Safety and incident investigations
Instructing new CENAs and Nurses for New Hire Orientation
Staff Development; Developing skills for CENAs and Nurses through hands on training and in-services
Developed education processes to enhance nursing skills within the facility
Developed the education for plans of correction resulting from State surveys
During the last two annual surveys, the Staff Development Program and the Infection control Program, under my supervision, received ZERO citations.
Implement and enforce Infection control policies
Track and trend all infections throughout Canterbury on the Lake
Admissions Nurse manager
Genesys Convalescent Center
Mar 2013 - Mar 2014
Patient assessments in hospital to ensure Facility can meet their needs
As Admissions Nurse manager I oversaw reviewing referrals, preparing orders and equipment for a seamless transition for patient arrivals.
Creating and initiating care plans
Completing various nursing assessments
Greeting residents and families while addressing their concerns
Communicating with physicians for orders and admission updates
Responsible to ensure that Medicare certificates were completed and signed in a timely manner
Skills; Including but not limited to:
Development of Worksheet, Test/quiz and Inservice development and implementation for employees in all department’s for growth in leader development
New Hire Orientation organization and instruction with focus on decreasing turnover percentage, increasing employee satisfaction scores and building employee self-accountability
Interviewing, Hiring, disciplining and discharging staff
Testing and auditing of Nursing Skills and CENA skills
Overseeing and completing Investigations for facility and state purposes
Care Plan implementation and management
Medicare Certification for CMS compliance
Infection Control, monitoring, tracking and reporting of facility community and nosocomial infections
Policy writing to meet Standards and regulations
Emergency preparedness training and trainer
Hospital visits for admission and discharge evaluations and Patient admission scheduling
Point Click Care EMAR
Beyond Basic Nursing skills:
Camp nurse with developmentally and physically disabled children
Extensive Physical Assessments with paperwork completion
Patient and staff Behavior Modification
Extensive Rehabilitation, long term care and Dementia Care
Hospice and Palliative care experience
America Heart Association BLS certified 2017
CMS Advanced assessment and staff training conference
CPI Non-Violent Training Certified 2017
Making the transition from staff to Supervisor 2016
FEMA emergency training 2016.
Heartfelt Connections 2016
Department of health and Human services Abuse clearance 2016
Medicare Skilled Nursing Documentation 2016
Infection Control Highlight 2015
American Red cross BLS Certified 2015
Mott Community College 1401 E Court St, Flint, MI 48503
Applied Science in Nursing 2010