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Home Health Manager

Bonney Lake, Washington, United States
December 03, 2018

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Laura Marie Smith

***** **** ** *. ****** Lake, Washington, State, 98391 253-***-****


I would like to achieve employment in a office setting, or in appeal with an insurance company drawing on the experience I developed working with the public health environment, where most of my experience and education lies.


Company Name: Date:

Aeorotek Temp Agency July 2018-Current

Job Title: Appeals Claim Adjuste

Company Name: Date:

Assured Home Health March 2018-June 2018

Job Title: Patient Care Manager


I oversaw the Home Health clinicians who worked in the field. Followed and made changes to their documentation: written orders, oasis assessments, and followed the clinicians into the field, overseeing and following their interactions with clients.

Company Name: Date:

Providence Home Infusion October 2017 – Feb-2018

Job Title: Infusion RN


I managed central lines, including weekly dressing changes and lab draws. I inserted peripheral IVs and infused fluids, and medications including, tysabri, IV/IG, Stelera, Entyvio, Remicade, and all IV antibiotics including trough levels. Accessed and deaccessed ports, disconnected chemo infusions, and drew peripheral labs.

Company Name: Date:

Signature Home Health March 2017-September 2017

Job Title: RN Home Health


I was in charge of house to house delivery of medical care. I use my own vehicle and

am assigned to patients in both King and Pierce counties. I specialize in wound

care, education in chronic conditions including, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), CHF (Congestive Heart Failure), diabetes, pneumonia, end stage cancer, and provide post op care following total joints, craniotomies, amputations, and anticoagulation management. I also worked with caring with those receiving dialysis, and g tubes.

Company Name:

Group Health Coop Date:

Job Title: RN Home Health and Hospice December 2003 - January 2016


Here I managed homebound patients. Providing wound care, including sharps

debridement, wound vacs, post op care, IV care, G tubes, drains, Trachs, Foley caths, pain

management, end stage care, taking care of those with cancer, COPD, emphysema,

stomas, amputations, phlebotomy draws, medication management, joint replacements,. I

also oversaw and managed both LPNs and HHAs and other nurses who saw my patients,

carrying a patients load of around 23 to 25 patients.


Nov 1997 to Dec 2003


Dee 1992 to May 1997

Company Name:

Multnomah Health Department

Job Title: RN Case Manager, After Hours Clinic Manager


I started working at the North Portland Health Clinic. Here I had a variety of roles. I

worked either supporting the providers, assisting and preparing patients for Provider

exams, or had my own WIC (Women, Infant and Children program) schedule providing

education and nutritional advice to pregnant women, infants and young women. Or I

worked phone advice, or we had our own RN schedule, where we gave immunizations,

drew labs, educated re diabetes, and life long health issues, including prenatal and STD


Later when I ran the Roosevelt Teen Clinic, I wrote up the policy and procedures, and

oversaw a Provider, MSW, scheduler, and LPN. It was ran as a Family clinic, as we

could see the students who attended the school, and their families. I have great

communication skills, as I had to work with many angry parents, who were not happy

their teenagers were being seen for birth control options, without their consent.

Company Name

Bess Kaiser, Kaiser Permanente

Job Title: Rn Regional Phone Advice, Triage RN


I worked a second on call position, while I was permanent at the health department. I

worked both phone advice, and triaged patients at the Urgent Care center. Both positions

were quite busy, and I used my nursing skills/talents to the maximum.

Company Name

The Portland Clinic

Job Title: RN Pediatrics


Oct 1990- Dec 1992


June 1989-0ct 1990


I worked with a Pediatrician in a high volume practice. I was responsible for clinic

support, phone advice, immunizations, completing referrals, managing the pediatrician's

schedule and time. Also, working with ICD-9 coding

Company Name

Virginia Mason Hospital

Job Title: Orthopedic RN


I worked Med/Surg on the Orthopedic floor. I floated to neurology, nephrology, oncology,

ICU, as well as receiving overflow patients, which gave me experience with CVA, MI,

angiogram, and ERCP patients. I learned to manage PSA pumps, drains, chest tubes, IV

pumps, G tubes, cast care, irrigation, infuse lipids and blood products.

Company Name

Marionwood Nursing Home

Job Title: Nursing studentiCNA


I worked during my Summer Vacations at the new Alzhheimers Unit. I assisted the nurses

with the ADL care of 12 to 15 patients per day.


June 1986-June 1989

Company Name

East Side Group Health Hospital

Job Title: "Candy striper" volunteer nurse


I knew my whole life I wanted to be an RN. I had a blast working at the information desk,

delivering flowers, wheel chairing patients to rooms, delivering medications and glass IV

bottles to the various nursing floors. Working in the pharmacy filling medications. Or

holding patients hands during procedures, filling up their water, stapling together patient

information pamphlets.


Sept 1980-June 1983



University of Washington

Seattle, Washington

BSN of Nursing


Senior Practicum in Labor and Delivery

Member of Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing


Sept 1986-June 1989


• Certification in Wound Care


every 2 years since 2010

• Numerous patient appreciation awards


starting since 2003 when

I started with Group Health

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