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Registered Nurse Manager, CDI, OR,ER adult and pediactrics

Littleton, CO, 80127
80,000 yr
February 28, 2020

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Kellie Klus

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Littleton Colorado 80127

(C) 720-***-**** (E)

Professional Summary

** ***** ******* ********** ** emergency medicine, clinical documentation, and surgical services pediatric homecare, and management.

Licenses Held

Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado License number RN1623305 BLS 10/2019

Skill Highlights

• OR and ER clinical experience

• Pediatric and Geriatric treatment

• High level of autonomy

• Medication administration expert

• Broad medical terminology knowledge

• Specimen collection and processing

• Computerized charting specialist

• Data management

• Self-motivated

• Policy and program development

• Diagnostic tools experience

• Familiarity with disease processes

• Organizational skills

• Infection control standards

• Patient and family advocacy knowledge

• Sterilization techniques

• Process implementation

• Health and wellness expertise

• Adept at managing deadlines

Professional Experience

7/2018-6/2019 Team select homecare clinical manager RN

• Recertify pediatric clients on a 60 day process according to medicaaid qualifications

• Perform evey 14 day delegations on parent cna's

• Collaborate with physicians, speech, behavior, physical, occupational therapists and families.

• Perform start of care, resumption of care and PAT's on clients.

• Create 485 care plans on all clietns.

• Electronic charting, time management on all clients with a 24 hour charting turn around.

• Assisted with approvals, partial approvals and denials.

• Managed a case load of approximately 50 clients and managed CNA staff on those clients.

• Made sure all the CNA skills, HEP's, Home emergency plans, updated consents, and primary and specialty physicians of my caseload were current.

• Abliilty to work independently and as a team.

• Assisted other team members as needed. and assisted Clinical supervisor as needed. 7/2017-6/2018 Maxim healthcare QA RN clinical supervisor

• conducting chart audits for ACHC accrediation, State audits, Audits for CMS

• Conducting clininical orientation and performing anaul and initional compemtencies skills tests

• Calling and re-ecucating staff on documentation, policies and procedures, and conducting face to face re-education.

• assist in the interview process, and assigning manditory reeducation.

• doing preformance evaluations

• weekly clinical team meetings

• member of the QA comitee and of the clinical QA sub-comitee

• ability to work independently and as a team

01/2015-05/2015 Children’s Hospital of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia Clinical Documentation Specialist

• Perform concurrent chart reviews for pediatric population.

• Communicate with all areas of the healthcare team to validate observations and request more specified documentation when needed.

• Participated in relevant education and shared information with all members of the healthcare team.

• Performed education to physicians regarding clinical documentation and it’s importance to healthcare facilities.

08/2013- 5/2014 WellPoint Buckhead, Georgia

Precertification Nurse State Health Benefit Plan

• Reviewed clinical information to precertify hospital admissions.

• Worked closely with physician reviewers.

• Took call for urgent reviews and precepted new employees. 04/2011 - 10/2012 Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Marietta, Georgia Registered Nurse OR

• Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

• Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies. 04/2009 - 10/2012 Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Marietta, Georgia Clinical Documentation Specialist

• Performed concurrent, and in some cases, retrospective reviews to accurately reflect severity of illness and risk of mortality.

• Performed monthly reconciliation post coding to ensure all relevant diagnosis and query responses had been captured.

• Assessed needs for services through collaboration via bedside rounding on patients with physicians and other interdisciplinary teams.

• Communicated with physicians either verbally or written to validate observations and requested additional or more specific documentation.

• Precepted new employees and performed remedial education and audits of existing employees.

• Performed education on the clinical documentation program for physicians and other members of the health care team.

• Participated actively in relevant education programs and shared information with other members of the health care team.

03/2006 - 09/2009 Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Marietta, Georgia Registered Nurse Emergency Department

• Evaluated and treated a wide variety of patients with varying illnesses, injuries and acuities. 03/2001 - 10/2005 Fletcher Allen Health Care Burlington, Vermont Registered Nurse Emergency Department

• Provided evaluation and treatment of adults and pediatric patients in a Level One Trauma Center.

08/1999 - 10/2000 University Hospital Cincinnati, Ohio Registered Nurse Emergency Department

• Provided evaluation and treatment to patients with varying injuries and illnesses at this level one trauma center.

• Collaborated with multiple specialties and team members. Education and Training

1999 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio


Bachelor of Science

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