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Registered Nurse Mental Health

Tampa, FL
October 26, 2019

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Kimberly Cuzino

**** ***** **** **** *** Port Richey, Fl 34655

Cell# 203-***-**** E-Mail:


Mental Health Resource Center/Fact Team 4/16 to 1/2019 Psychiatric RN and Case Manager at Florida Assertive Community Treatment Center, working with severely persistent mentally ill adults in community based treatment providing needed treatment, rehabilitation and support services, assists psychiatrist to monitor medications and prescriptions, completes documentation of med effectiveness/compliance/side effects reported or observed/response to medications, assessing clients for Mental Status Evaluation, administering IM injections, obtaining prior authorizations from insurance companies for specialty meds, coordinating med orders/lab orders/reconciliation of discharge orders from hospitals, prepare meds delivery to clients, weekly narcotic counts and med room overview, interview potential new clients, obtain appropriate client placement/housing, review and update recovery goals with clients, crisis intervention with clients/families/living facilities staff, provide client services after hours on call, coordinate client outpatient MD appointments for preventative/acute/chronic care, intervention with clients in and out of the office (with police escort if needed) for med delivery, med observation, med education/teaching, wellness education, supportive counseling, safety plan review, coping skills training, skill building, ADL training and support and provide continuity of care with all appropriate disciplines in community, Gentiva Health Services 9/05-12/13

Case Manager and Primary Care Nurse for up to 22 Behavioral Health Home Care clients. From admission through discharge performed daily assessments of mental status, mood and behaviors, med compliance/ effectiveness/side effects, disease process and signs/symptoms of exacerbation, physical status and systems, need for OT/PT, discharge planning and Adult Protective Services. Performed chart auditing and completed documentation strictly mandated by the state of CT including OASIS. Other duties included; Case Conferencing with all disciplines involved to ensure Continuity of Care of client, the training of Home Health Aides as well as supervising and evaluation of their patient care, ensuring patient is following up with MD’s, therapists, Social Workers and daily programs, administer and pre pour meds, documenting Med Administration Record, perform Mini Mental Status Exam, Suicide and Depression scale assessment prn, client education of crisis/emergency plan, provide teaching and support and manage med refills. Daily documentation and writing and updating of Plan of Care as well as every 60 day recertification to justify further care. Fairfield Primary Health Care 1997-2005

Assisted Primary care MD’s in a private practice office. Direct care of patients for evaluation, assessment and implementing treatment of chronic and acute illnesses. Assisted with dermatological procedures, performed EKG’s, Pulse Ox, medication reviews, diabetic and medication education, acute phone call triage, pharmacy calls, callbacks to patient re: test results. HIPPA officer for the practice. Extensive phone contact with insurance companies for pre-authorization and referrals.

Greenwich Cardiology Associates 1984-1997

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Assisted cardiologist in private practice office. Direct care of patients with cardiac diagnosis, performing EKG’s, Holtor Monitors, Event Recorders, Stress Tests, Counadin Monitoring, Pacemakes Interrogations, Bedside Exam and evaluations and assessments, contacting clients re: test results and providing ongoing education and support as well as phone call triage for emergencies and contact with pharmacies, insurance companies, hospitals and labs.

New York Hospital 1979-1984

Psychiatric Registered Nurse caring for psychiatric clients ranging in age from 13 to 95 in a long term inpatient hospital setting. Co-leader with nursing staff in group therapy sessions with clients, team rounds with staff, assisted in pre and post ECT treatments, charge nurse, updating and implementing treatment plans, assessment and evaluation of clients, and discharge planning, Milieu Treatment with BPD clients on Dr Otto Kernberg’s unit.


Bridgeport University

Associate Degree

Current RN State of Florida License

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