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Fisher, Illinois, 61843, United States
January 14, 2017

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Kathleen Pagel

Fisher, IL - 217-***-****

To acquire employment with an agency that will allow me to enhance my learning as well as utilize my skills. To grow with that company by furthering my education outside of work to expand my knowledge base and licensure in the field. Finally and most certainly most important is to make a difference where I am able with patients as well as co- workers. Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Director of Nursing

Premier Healthcare Services - Tilton, IL - October 2016 to Present Director of Nursing at a 215 bed facility with daily duties including but not limited too daily audits, QA documentation, poc, physician rounds, med pass, infection control logs, fall investigation and reports, care plans, mds, billing, med ordering, supply orders, assessments, wounds, IV's, piccs, blood draws, annual and complaint surveys, compliance, hiring, termination, scheduling, pharmacy and control audits, lab audits and direct resident care.


Farmer City Rehab & Health Care - Farmer City, IL - November 2015 to October 2016 Responsibilities

Skin assessments, charting and tracking. Quality investigation fall reports and charting, rounds with medical director, monthly Pos, scheduling, IV's, wound care, floor nurse RN Charge Nurse

Farmer City Rehab & Health Care - Farmer City, IL - November 2015 to December 2015 Responsibilities

Medication administration, g-tube care and feedings, injections, admissions, discharges, assessments, orders, charting, patient care, wound care

LPN Staff Nurse

Premier Healthcare Services - Urbana, IL - March 2013 to November 2015 Responsibilities

Transcribe and follow physicians orders, assess and monitor patient status, administer medications, order labs and read results to physicians, draw labs, start and run IV's, charting, reports and Medicare forms, second shift supervisor, key holder, wound treatments and patient care. Skills Used

IV, wound treatments, blood draws, patient care, assessments, care plans, insulin administration Home Health Aide/CNA

Alpha Care Health Professionals - March 2007 to October 2013 Managing patient care, tracking appointments, assistance with all aspects of daily living skills, using Hoyer lifts as well as other medical equipment, taking and recording vital signs, filling out and dictating patient reports, charting, working with Alzheimer's' and Dementia patients, caring for Hospice patients and their families, maintaining clean and healthy patients environments, preparing meals and implementing patient care plans. CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

Alpha Care Health Professionals - June 2012 to September 2012 CNA

* Float pool CNA, traveling to multiple facilities in three counties to receive assignments, provide direct patient care, efficient at managing patient ratios of 12:1. Specializing in long term care of psych, Dementia and Alzheimer's patients. Care of Hospice patients and their families.

Assistant Administrator

Alpha Care Health Professionals - January 2009 to July 2009 Managing office duties including but not limited to, answering phones, data entry, tracking medications, updating residents' records, completing incident reports, managing employees, seeing to all residents' needs, tracking inventory, placing orders, controlling the budgets for the kitchen, planning the menus, managing kitchen staff, placing and tracking employee checklists, giving tours, making brochures, handling complaints, scheduling appointments, scheduling resident care, carrying out resident care and follow-up, and tracking medications.

• American Red Cross CPR Certification & AED Training

• Continuing education credits in Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Respiratory Disorders and Children with Disabilities

• Special training in Alzheimer's and Dementia

• Three LPN clinical rotations in Long Term Care, Med/Surg and Pediatrics, RN clinical rotation in Mental Health

• Proficient in the use of CPAP machines, Enteral feedings, Kangaroo pumps.

• Clinical skills in all aspects of LPN skills, foley catheters, IV's and pumps, Administering IM's, Sterile Procedure, Administering medications.

• Float experience at Aunt Martha's Clinic with primary duties performing pregnancy tests, drug screens, immunizations, glucose monitoring, flagging patient charts, communication of test results and scheduling.

• Float experience in Ortho doing prep work for corticosteroid and Hyaline injection procedures, applying and removing casts and splints.

• Float experience in Cardiopulmonary Office performing PFT's, scheduling, writing scripts for the doctors, sleep studies, applying CPAP and patient check in.

• Licensed Practical Nurse


Registered Nursing in Nursing

Parkland College - Champaign, IL

2014 to 2015

Licensed Practical Nurse in Nursing

Parkland College - Champaign, IL

2011 to 2013


Registered Nurse


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