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Nurse Manager

Location:
Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
Posted:
November 02, 2018

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Summary

A qualified LPN with multi-faceted skills, including but not limited to:

ADON

Staff development

Assisted Living Director

Health Assessments

Management

Med administrator

Treatment nurse

Supervision

Vents, Bi-PAPs and CPAP

C.N.A teaching

Medical Records

MDS

Admissions/Discharges/Assessments

Med records

Long Term Care

Clinical

Med, Surg. and OB

Managed care

Facility Supervisor weekends/evenings

Triage

Infection Control Nurse

Charting and chart audits

Home Health

Restorative and rehabilitation

Sub-acute care

Education

Uintah Area Basin Vocational Center Roosevelt, UT 1988-1989

Graduated with LPN

Utah State University Roosevelt Extension Roosevelt, UT 1988-1990

Generals for the LPN Program

Experience

Lincare Grand Junction, CO 01/02/2013- 12/07/2014

Health Care Specialist

Patient assessments

Care checks-

Sales

Ordering all supplies

Set People up on Vents, Bi-PAPs, CPAPs, Oxygen and Nebulizers

Setting up and maintaining patient and doctor relationships

Doing Prior Authorizations and verifying insurance, and creating Certified Medical Necessity forms

Mantey Heights Grand Junction, CO 2012-2013

Interim ADON Unit manager-Restorative Nurse

Staffing

Filing reports

Chart audits

Monitoring med passes

Education

Supervision of staff

Implementing new policies

Med pass and treatments

Charting

Taking MD orders

Meetings

Notifying MD of changes in Patients condition

Run Restorative program and implementing it with MDS process

Admissions and Discharges and approving clinically

Dealing with staff, patient and family issues

Checking patient records and med sheets for accuracy

Nurses Plus Phoenix, AZ 10/2011-12/2011

LPN

Filling in at facilities short of nursing staff

Special Note: I worked there ON and OFF as needed

Casa De Oro Las Cruces NM 05/2011-10/2011

Charge Nurse

Monitor med techs

Do Blood glucose checks

Administer narcs and insulin

Treatments

Charting

Incidents Reports

Admissions and Discharges

Taking MD orders

Supervising C.N.A’s

Filled in with MDS

Notifying MD and Hospice in change of conditions

Dealing with staff, patient and family issues

*Worked Concurrently

Maxim Las Cruces NM 05/2011-10/2011

Charge Nurse

Filled in at Hospitals in El Paso

All nursing duties as needed

Total patients care

Nurses Plus Phoenix AZ 03/2009-05/2011

LPN

Filling in at different Facilities

Meds and treatments

Supervising floor staff

Charting

Reports

Taking MD orders

Admissions and Discharges

Dealing with patient and family issues

Notifying MD’S and Hospice of changes in condition

Sacred Heart Nursing Services Phoenix AZ 03/2009-05/2011

LPN

Filling in at different Facilities

Meds and treatments

Supervising floor staff

Charting

Reports

Taking MD orders

Admissions and Discharges

Dealing with patient and family issues

Notifying MD’S and Hospice of changes in condition

Sterling House of Arvada Arvada, CO 2008-2009

Director of Health and Wellness

Direct care staff

Reports to corporate

Admissions

MDS

Dealing with patient and family issues

Ordering supplies

Ensure patients are receiving great care and the adequate level of care, if not talk with patients and family that the level of care is where is needs to be

North Mountain Medical and Rehab Phoenix, AZ 09/2006-01/2007

Unit Manager –QA nurse –Weekend House Supervisor-Staffing

Taking MD orders

Chart audits

Monitoring med passes

Education to staff

Hiring, counseling, firing as needed

MDS

Med records

Reports to corporate

Reports for QA

Hourly rounds in the facility

Etc.

Talking and checking on patients for quality issues

Checking patient records and med sheets for accuracy

Talking with MD’s about patients and their condition

Checking med rooms, dietary areas, patient rooms, all areas of facility for compliance, and filling out QA forms

Ensure Adequate staffing for a 200 plus bed facility - including vent patients

Admissions- Checking and verifying insurance - obtaining prior authorization, assessing that the Patients are clinically acceptable to facility.

Mesa Manor Grand Junction, CO 2005-2006

Staff Development Coordinator and Wound Nurse

Staffing

New employee orientation

Hiring and counseling staff

Implementing new policies

Infection Control

Do rounds in all areas of facility

Monitoring nurses and C.N.A’s for quality patient care

Ensuring charts are in good order and med and treatment records are correct

Monitoring med passes and treatments are done correctly

Deal with staff, patient and family issues

Doing wound care - and the reports due with them and send them weekly to corp.

Started a pilot program regarding med pass and pt. dining

Filled in for MDS and ADON while on vacation

Additional Experience and References Upon Request



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