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Manager Nursing

Converse, Texas, United States
November 08, 2018

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Victor Cantu, RN

**** ***** *****, *** ******* Texas 78233 210-***-****


Reliable, ethical healthcare nurse with the ability to stay calm and intervene during a crises and to collaborate with others to ensure the optimal outcome for each patient. Proven ability to build positive relationships with patients, family members, physicians and other medical professionals.

Skills and Abilities:

Bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish, Skilled patient assessment and evaluation, charting, and re-assessment of patient progress, computer literate, medication administration, quality patient care, patient advocate, patient/Family Education, JCAHO Standards/compliance, quality and continuity of care, works well in fast-paced environment, reliable and able to learn new concepts and skills quickly, experienced with high-tech nursing procedures, effective communication skills with multi-disciplinary team


June 2018- Current Alternate Director of Nursing, Adaptive Health Services

Ensuring the care offered by the Agency is consistently available to all patients

Ensures compliance with all applicable Federal/State and local laws. Maintains knowledge of the rules of Federal (Conditions of Participation), State (HHS/DADS) and local laws and maintains them within the agency

Coordination and integrating care provided by the Agency staff, including contractual providers

Maintain through delegation, appropriate personnel records, administrative records and all policies and procedures of agency as required by law.

Assure clients plan of care is executed as written

Assure a re-assessment of client’s needs is performed by the appropriate healthcare professional, where there is a significant health status change in the patient’s conditions at the physician’s request and after hospital discharge.

Participation in the QAPI program

Give advice, guidance, direction and authorization to carry out changes in the policies and procedures consistent with established guidelines and with the Governing body approval

Available at all times in person or via telecommunications

May 2016-June 2018 RN Case Manager, Adaptive Health Services

Adaptive Healthcare Services

Responsible for the delivery of competent, quality client care in the home

Develop a plan of care that is individualized and corresponds with the physician orders through a comprehensive assessment of the client needs, conditions, environment, consultation with other members of multidisciplinary team

Responsible for admission assessment and ongoing assessment and evaluation of client plan of care with update/changes at least every 60 days or more as client condition warrants

Provide teaching and instruction/counsel to client and family as needed

Responsible for completing LVN supervisory visits in home every 60 days and RNs supervisory visits annually.

On call services for afterhours visits and calls from families

Intermittent visits to pediatric patients to include: weight checks, GTube teaching, trach teaching, administration and teaching of injections and IV antibiotics, center line care, lab draws.

April 2015-May 2016 RN Manager of Private Duty Nursing, Brit-Tex Nursing Services

Coordinate with doctors/physicians when change of plan of care is required for patients

Recertify patients in a timely manner to ensure continuity of care guaranteeing no gaps in insurance authorization

Supervision and support of nurses at all times to confirm patient safety

Continuous contact with patient and their families/caregivers

Document client tolerance, competence and compliance according to prescribe therapy, progress and interventions

November 2011-April 2015 RN Case Manager, Brit-Tex Nursing Services

Provide complete history of previous and current illness and complete physical assessment

Administer treatments and medications which are prescribed by the physicians

Provide good direct client care as per Rules of Stature

Educate caregivers and client in all the latest equipment and procedures

Document client tolerance, competence, and compliance according to prescribed therapy, progress, and interventions

December 2010-November 2011 LVN, Universal Nursing Services

Assist in educating the patient, family, and some other staff members

Perform skilled assessment and data collection

Administer treatments and medications which are prescribed by physicians

Document client tolerance, competence, and compliance according to prescribed therapy, progress, and interventions

Meet weekly with staff to review patient progress and reevaluate treatment(s) for optimal patient outcome

September 2010-December 2010 LVN, Golden Estates Nursing Home

Handled medication administration; oral, injections, peg tube, nebulizer treatments

Glucose monitoring and insulin injections

Wound care and dressing changes

Prepared chart notes and other documentation

Coordinated assignments for CAN’s

Family and patient teaching


1995 General Education Courses, Jefferson Davis Community College

2009-2010 LVN program, Galen College of Nursing

2010-2012 Associate Degree in Nursing, Galen College of Nursing


08/2012 State of Texas Board of Nursing, RN

08/2010 State of Texas Board of Nursing, Practical Nurse

Current CPR Certification

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