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Registered Nurse Care

Location:
Jamaica, NY
Posted:
January 02, 2020

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Objective

Case Manager and Community/Public Health Registered Nurse with over 12years of experience within various community/public health settings, including 5 years in Nurse Case Management and 10 years in public health.

Special interest in health promotion and interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as delivering patient centered care. Strong background in home clinical management, with experience developing and delivering training programs to staff, community organizations and medical providers on a range of public health related topics.

Trained in UAS and ability to access and complete community assessments.

Work Experience

Nurse Case Manager- VNSNY CHOICE ( MAP Total)

Dec 18- Present

Performed all care co-ordinations and aspects of care for adult patients in the Managed Long Term Care setting. Maximize patients who fall under dual eligibility ( Medicaid/Medicare)

Highlights of Contributions:

Conduct comprehensive Assessments for patients who requires core services in a community setting.

Standardized procedures and improved efficiency of home-care delivery setup through major trans-cultural effort covering all areas in New York.

Manage the long-term care plans for patients with chronic or complicated medical conditions.

Utilize all insurance benefits, available to pt, in effort to maximize care, in a cost effective process.

Assess need and eligibility for appropriate level of services

Nurse Case Manager- Lighthouse Guild

Feb 14- Dec 18

Performed all care co-ordinations and aspects of care for adult patients in the Managed Long Term Care setting. Telephonic nursing care for acute needs such as wound treatments, CHF and diabetes managements and education. Use of computerized system. Knowledgeable in UAS.

Highlights of Contributions:

Provide ongoing quality assurance on documentation.

Standardized procedures and improved efficiency of home-care delivery setup through major trans-cultural effort covering all areas in New York.

Manage the long-term care plans for patients with chronic or complicated medical conditions.

Work closely with patients and their loved ones to evaluate patients' needs and come up with a comprehensive healthcare plan that speaks to their preferences and goals

Meet quality indicators standards as per NYS MLTC

Coordinator of Care/Registered Nurse-Metropolitan Jewish Home Care Services, New York, NY

December 2012- December 2013

Performed all care co-ordinations and aspects of care for adult patient in the CHHA setting. Skilled nursing care for acute needs such as wound treatments, CHF and diabetes managements and education. Use of computerized system and fully knowledgeable in OASIS use.

Highlights of Contributions:

Assumed on-going primary responsibility for a case-load of 30 patients that involved coordinating, implementing and evaluation patient plan of care in the patient’s home.

Coordinated activities with other health team members to ensure optimal patient care and communication of pertinent findings. Reviewed patient insurance information, identified appropriate billing source and bill appropriately based on needs.

Performed skilled nursing duties such as advanced wound care that included vacs, insulin administration, medication pre-pours, G- tube teaching, and disease process monitoring and teaching.

Registered Nurse-Home Care Services of New York, New York, NY

March 2008-Jan 2014

Assist in the preparation and care of patients in the home care setting, and oversee the maintenance of health outside the hospital setting. Anticipate needs of patients and coordinate interdisciplinary care.

Highlights of Contributions:

Planned and executed training for non-nursing on diabetes. Topics included new research methods, standards of treatment and the epidemiological perspective.

Led numerous staff development training programs and seminars. Conducted educational programs on a broad range of topics, including diabetes education, policies and procedures.

Provided ongoing quality assurance on documentation.

Standardized procedures and improved efficiency of home-care delivery setup through major trans-cultural effort covering all areas in New York.

Coordinate services, treatment and consultation using computer and paper system

Registered Nurse-United Cerebral Palsy, New York, NY

March 2008-December 2012

Performed a comprehensive range of clinical functions in the 21-bed group home for individuals with developmental disabilities (between the ages of 10yrs to 60yrs). Assessed patients’ developmental stages and conditions, administered medications, maintained patient charts and responded to medical emergencies.

Highlights of Contributions:

Managed all phases of care cycle for individuals with developmental disabilities. Held responsibility for overseeing patient care, staff assignments, emergency response/transport and management of patient family crises.

Contributed to organizational growth initiatives as active member of patient education and procedural committees, along with preceptor duties instructing new residents and nurses in crisis intervention, medication administration and emergency management.

Built solid, trusting relationships with staff and patient families, generating positive PR through extra efforts in care treatment and one-on-one communications.

Collaborated with multidisciplinary team members, working closely with physicians, nurses, technicians and therapists to formulate, implement and modify individual care plans.

Registered Nurse- Mount Sinai Hospital, New York NY

July 2007 – December 2007

Assessed patient conditions and nursing needs, using the nursing process on a cardiac telemetry unit.

Highlights of Contributions:

Provided care appropriate to the age and specific needs of the patients. Ensured that patient direct care needs are met.

Performed patient and family education. Collaborated with team in patient care.

Provided patient care and maintained effective functioning for the assigned unit of service.

Supervised licensed vocational nurses, non-licensed nursing personnel and other registered nurses in providing quality patient care.

Ensured that services in the unit are performed in accordance with the standards and mission of the facility.

Implemented patient care in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Southwest Medical Center.

Communicated with peers and assisted in orientation of new employees.

Registered Nurse- Emanuel Medical Center, Turlock CA.

December 2006-June 2007

Coordinates the delivery of nursing care for Telemetry patients through their hospital stay

Highlights of Contributions:

Monitor and treat post-op patients; read and monitor telemetry for patient rhythm and heart rate changes, and notify physicians for changes in patient condition, changes in telemetry or abnormal lab results.

Performed physical assessments, administered medications, inserted IV’s, and drew blood samples.

Cardiac and pulmonary monitoring, assessed lab values, and assisted bedside procedures.

Dispense medications and treatments per Doctor’s orders and educate patients and families regarding pre- and post-operation care and when appropriate to institute.

Oversee all aspects of Medication Administration, Wound Care, IV Therapy, Admission and Discharge of Clients.

Educate patients and families regarding diagnosis and disease processes

Education

1/2012 Hunter College, New York, NY

Master of Science in Nursing – Public Heath/Community Nursing

6/2006 Hunter College, New York, NY

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Affiliations

8/2006-Present- Nurses Service Organization

3/2012-Present- Developmental Disabilities Nurses Organization

Skills

Skill Name

Skill Level

Last Used/Experience

Case / Patient Management

Expert

Currently used

Data Management & Documentation

Expert

Currently used

Healthcare Education

Expert

Currently used

JCAHO Standards / Compliance

Expert

Currently used

Patient Interviews

Expert

Currently used

Public / Community Relations

Expert

Currently used

Public Speaking

Expert

Currently used

Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Expert

Currently used/

Bilingual (Spanish)

Intermediate (speak and write)

Currently used

Additional Information

Expert level skills in MS Word, Excel, CaseTrakker, ILS, Citrix, Allscripts



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