Houston, TX. 77095
832-***-**** home 281/221-2372 cell
Highly skilled career professional with more than 20 years practical experience in hospital, home health, and primary care environments.
Established in Neonatal and infant patient support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures.
Computer skilled, managing heavy daily patient volume including telephone triage, appointment scheduling, and patient referral. Proficient in all documentation/record maintenance/paperwork to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality.
All areas of major and minor surgical procedures performed in hospital environment.
Healthbridge Staffing September 2016- November 2016
Care Manager for Humana Members
Visited members in their homes within a week of hospital discharge, to see how they were managing. Made sure they kept follow-up appointments with PCP. Completed assessment for each member and visited on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to assess current needs and educate on disease process and side effects of medications.
Core care Staffing 2015
Care Manager for Humana members
Visited members within 48 hours after being discharged from hospital. Goal was to see how they were transitioning to home life, and educate about medications and disease process. Again goal was to prevent serial hospitalizations. Visisted them weekly for 3 times then if necessary make into long-term status and continue to visit weekly for a year.
Educated members on medications, disease process and goal was to prevent serial hospitalizations.
August 2012- April 2014
Continuous Care RN
Registered Nurse within a skilled nursing facility.
Responsible for overseeing the care of the hospice patient, by identifying the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family.
Formulating an appropriate plan of care.
Provide skilled nursing procedures, and all aspects of nursing care.
Outcomes Health, Alpharetta, Georgia
June 2010 -December 2012
Accurately and efficiently conducted medical record review services.
Uploaded, secured and scanned relevant components of the medical record to support reviews performed on a daily basis within the required timeframe.
Maintained consistent communication with corporate staff and patient advocate.
Communicated effectively and professionally with care provider offices, clinics, hospitals, other clinical facilities.
Travelled to medical facilities in specified area of region to complete review services in a timely manner.
Demonstrated thorough knowledge of all HIPAA and associated patient confidentiality requirements.
Memorial Hermann Hospital
December 1979- January 2010
Mother Baby – Staff Nurse
Cares for infants transitioning to extra uterine life
Provides age and culturally appropriate care to patient
Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
Provides nutritional assessment & specialized feedings
Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs
Provides arterial & intravenous therapy
Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, such as incubators and ventilators
Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
Monitors vital signs and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology, communicates patient’s condition to care team
Assists treating physician during examination, treatment and procedures, which can include life-saving situations
Instructs and educates patient’s family
Participates in discharge planning
Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting
New Life Perinatal Services
Case Manager 1994-2004
Managed high risk pregnant teens and women on Medicaid. Made sure all necessary appointments were kept and that the teens kept up with school work.
Followed them until six weeks after giving birth, at which time they were merged back into the regular school system. Then they were discharged from the program.
April 5,2018 Certified Case Manager Thru Contemporary RNCM Certificate Program 2017-2018
Associate Degree Nursing 1990