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Patient Care Case Manager

Location:
Orlando, FL
Posted:
June 19, 2024

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SW Shameka Wells

Titusville, United States ***** 321-***-****

ad6ktg@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL

SUMMARY

Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 10+ years of experience in the field. Knowledgeable about assisting with non-invasive procedures and performing respiratory treatments. Strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements.

Well-qualified medical professional with experience triaging patients, capturing information and completing basic procedures such as wound care. Excellent communication, prioritization and multitasking abilities with sound judgment and compassionate nature. Background in clinic and hospital environments. Proficient and caring nursing team member offering outstanding patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

SKILLS Pulse Oximetry Tracking

Patient Management

Infection Control and Aseptic

Procedures

Patient Care

HIPAA Compliance

Chronic Disease Management

Dementia Knowledge

Shared Governance

Transcribing Orders

Process Optimization

Infection Control

Treatment Planning

Diabetes Diagnosis and

Treatment

Laboratory Testing

Indirect Patient Care

Regulatory Requirements

Rehabilitation Techniques

Documenting intake

EMR / EHR

Case management

Writing reports

Outpatient care

Medical office administration

Inpatient care

Direct Patient Care

Maintaining nutrition

Caregiving skills

Breathing treatments

Patient Assessments

Medical Records Management

Microsoft Office

WORK HISTORY MEDICAL-SURGICAL LPN, TELEMETRY LPN 07/2014 to CURRENT Kindred Hospital Bay Area Melbourne, FL

Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.

Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.

Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care. Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.

Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.

Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care.

Monitored and documented heart rhythms according to physicians' orders. Demonstrated in-depth understanding of telemetry equipment functions. Observed and evaluated cardiac activity and reported changes to medical staff.

Followed all protocols to respond to irregular cardiac activity. Assisted with improvement and implementation of cardiac log forms. PYSCH NURSE 11/2021 to 04/2022

Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville, MO Remained calm during high-stress, critical situations, demonstrating sustained focus and problem-solving in real-time.

Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions. Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.

Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.

Participated in development of guidelines for Type care. Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.

Followed proper procedure for installation and removal of catheters, IVs and PIC lines.

LPN 08/2020 to 04/2022

Appalachian Regional Hospital Hazard, KY

Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery. Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges. Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.

Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.

Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.

Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.

Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.

Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.

Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.

TRAVEL NURSE 11/2020 to 02/2021

Leaderstat Keyser, WV

Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans. Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion. Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.

Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.

Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care. PYSCH LPN 04/2010 to 01/2021

Brevard County Jail Cocoa, FL

Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery. Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.

Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures. Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.

Ability to asses patients needs, document patients assessments and nursing interventions, Strong interpersonal skills and written communication as well as charting in the computer system. Passing medication and identifying issues with a patient. Responding to emergencies in the living quarters of the inmates. Monitoring and treating alcohol and drug withdrawal. Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges. Collaborated with Number Job titles to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.

STAFF LPN 06/2014 to 12/2019

Standpoint Senior Living Titusville, FL

Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed. Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.

Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.

Offered companionship and kindness to elderly patients. Recorded patients' pulse, blood pressure and respirations (TPRs) to assess and document important health information.

LPN, PRIVATE DUTY 12/2016 to 05/2019

Health First Private Duty Merritt Island, FL

Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities. Participated in service education programs, patient care conferences and staff meetings to advance knowledge and foster multidisciplinary communication.

Scheduled appointments and transported patients to medical facilities using personal transportation.

Prepared visit notes, updated and summarized client records and conferred with health care disciplines in providing coordinated client care. Maintained open availability to rotate through on-call periods, night shifts and weekend visits.

Administered prescribed medication and treatment as permitted by state and local regulations in accordance with physician orders. Interpreted patient needs, knowledge, growth and development to construct treatment plan.

STAFF NURSE 12/2016 to 09/2017

The Brennity Melbourne, FL

Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.

Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care. Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.

Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.

Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.

LPN CHARGE NURSE 09/2011 to 10/2015

Department Of Health Titusville, FL

Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery. Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.

Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures. Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process. Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.

Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge. Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.

LPN CHARGE NURSE 05/2011 to 06/2014

Royal Oaks Care Center Titusville, FL

Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care. Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.

Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.

Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.

Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.

Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.

Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.

Contributed to committees in effort to promote standardize practices and procedures across hospital-wide nursing stations.

Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.

EDUCATION Practical Nursing Nursing 08/2010

Brevard Community College, Palm Bay, FL



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