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Manager Case

Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Salary:
65000.00
Posted:
October 25, 2016

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RICHARD E. RITACCA, RN, BS

Professional Nurse Licensure, Wisconsin #78786-030

Professional Nurse Licensure, Illinois #041-208*** **** S Kansas Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207

Email: acw8av@r.postjobfree.com

Telephone: (414) ***-****

SUMMARY

A subject matter expert as a Registered Nurse. Knowledge and expertise of federal and state laws pertaining to Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Excellent leadership ability in team building, motivating staff and training. Professional verbal and written communication skills. Highly motivated and results oriented. Adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. A proven track record and success in operations, compliance, communications, strategic planning, quality assurance and quality improvement.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MOBILE CRISIS TEAM, GERIATRIC SPECIALIST September 2013 - July 2016

MILWAUKEE COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION Milwaukee, Wisconsin

-Psychiatric assessments for senior clients

-Coordinate joint home assessments with the Milwaukee Department on Aging

-Dementia Specialist Training I/II

MDS COORDINATOR FOR REHAB CENTRAL LONGTERM CARE September 2010 - August 2013

MILWAUKEE COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION Milwaukee, Wisconsin

-Transmission of MDS/Medicaid reports to U.S. Government

-Patient care conferences, quarterly and annual

-Treatment plan formulation with interdisciplinary team

RN CASE MANAGER December 2009 - February 2010

FAMILY CARE-MILWAUKEE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AGING Milwaukee, Wisconsin

-Case Manager for the frail elderly

-Conducted home and facility visits / Care Management

-Consulted on home health plans of care with care managers, physicians, therapists, and providers

-Temporary Position through Temps Plus, Inc.

CLINICAL NURSING SUPERVISOR August 2009 - October 2009

ATLAS HEALTHCARE West Allis, Wisconsin

-Home Health Supervisor for RN and CNA staff

-Personal Care Screening assessments for Medicaid

-OASIS program assessments for Medicare

-Consulted with physicians, therapists, and care coordinators

RN CASE MANAGER June 2008 - May 2009

INDEPENDENT CARE HEALTH PLAN Milwaukee, Wisconsin

-Medical Case Manager for Medicare/Medicaid clients

-Reviewing medical records and utilization management of respective clients

-Case consultations with coworkers, care coordinators, clients and physicians

RN CASE MANAGER July 2006 - June 2008

GENEX SERVICES, INCORPORATED Brookfield, Wisconsin

-Managed Worker's Compensation cases

-Performed reviews for determination of claim status

-Corresponded with claims adjusters, doctors, employers, and providers

HISTORICAL EXPERIENCE

MEDICAL REVIEWER, United Health Care, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 2004 - 2006

PALLIATIVE CARE LIAISON/ADMISSIONS NURSE, Vitas Innovative Hospice, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 2003

COMMUNITY RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE, Odyssey Hospice, West Allis, Wisconsin, 2001 - 2003

PHARMACEUTICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE, Ventiv Health U.S. Sales, Somerset, NJ, 1999 - 2001

CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, IL, 1988 - 1999

PRODUCT SPECIALIST, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, IL, 1988 - 1999

PREPARATION TECHNICIAN I, Reagents Manufacturing, Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, IL 1988 - 1999

QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST, Saint Therese Medical Center, Waukegan, IL, 1986 - 1988

CHARGE NURSE, Orthopedics and Neurosurgery Unit, Waukegan, IL, 1986 - 1986

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE, Johnson Outboards, Waukegan, IL 1981 - 1985

STAFF NURSE, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Racine, WI 1980 - 1981

MILITARY SERVICE

MILITARY, UNITED STATES ARMY 1974 - 1977

Clinical Specialist / Assistant Ward Master (E-5)

Ireland Army Hospital, Fort Knox, KY

Honorable Discharge

UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE 1978

Clinical Specialist

Staff Sergeant (E-6)

452nd General Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

Honorable Discharge

UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE, INACTIVE RESERVE 1978 - 1980

COMPUTER SKILLS

Adobe Acrobat/Reader - Networks - Internet - Online Research - Windows 95/98/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 - MS Word and Outlook Lotus Notes - OASIS Functional Care Screening Tool - Personal Care Screening for Medicaid - ICD9 and ICD10 coding.

EDUCATION

COLLEGE OF SAINT FRANCIS, Joliet, IL 1986

Bachelor of Science Degree, Health/Liberal Arts

Honors Graduate

GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Kenosha, WI 1980

Associate Degree, Nursing

President, Kenosha Chapter of Student Nurses Association

UNITED STATES ARMY CLINICAL SPECIALIST COURSE, Fort Gordon, GA 1975

Diploma, Corpsman Training

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) training for United States Military Hospital

MARY D. BRADFORD HIGH SCHOOL, Kenosha, WI 1974

Diploma

College preparatory courses



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