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Registered Nurse Manager

Location:
Tahlequah, OK
Posted:
March 26, 2021

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

KATHY S

THOMAS

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**** * ******** **, ******, OK 74859-2041, 918-***-****, adk7lw@r.postjobfree.com Talented Registerd Nurse skilled at completing daily assignments and contributing to team success. Always willing to take on any task. Adapts quickly to new needs and policies. Reliable and punctual Registered Nurse successfully handles fast-paced environment. Proven willingness to take on any task to support team and help business succeed. Offers strong priortizing and judgement abilities.

Dedicated Nursing industry professional with demonstrated strengths in customer service, time management and trend tracking. Good at troubleshooting problems and building successful solutions. Excellent verbal and written communicator with strong background cultivating positive relationships and exceeding goals.

Care coordination Case management Documentation

Time management Written communication Task prioritization Interdisciplinary

collaboration

Charge Nurse January 2020 - Current

Colonial Park Manor OKEMAH, Oklahoma

Adjusted nursing interventions by incorporating new information from evaluations and properly applying clinical expertise and judgment.

Contributed to interdisciplinary team with abilities in assessment, planning, and implementation of healthcare goals.

Advocated for patient needs with balanced approach incorporating evidence-based practices, outcome targets, and current unit capacities.

Monitored residents' conditions and responses to medications to identify and report on concerns.

Maximized unit efficiency, keeping supplies and records well-organized for expected needs. Enhanced patient outcomes through careful monitoring of conditions and comprehensive support.

Administered medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects to quickly intervene in serious issues.

Nurse Manager March 2019 - January 2020

Moore Detention Center OKEMAH, Oklahoma

Managed medicap staffing

Interview and hiring process

Mamaged Chronic Clinic

Communication with providers and scheduling their visits and follow up visits. T

Managed employee TB and routine immunizations for detainees and staff. Identified and addressed care deficiencies, proactively improving care for all patients at medical facility.

Kept team at forefront of nursing practice by looking forward at innovative strategies. Trained, directed, and monitored nursing and support staff and evaluated performance. Directed, supervised, and evaluated work activities of medical personnel. Met coverage demands by establishing work schedules and assigning specific jobs. Home Health Registered Nurse Case Manager October 2015 - January 2019 Millineum Home Health Bristow, Oklahoma

I worked in a retirement apartment complex. Managing clients within the complex we had medicare and a private pay clients.

Managed staffing needs.

Maintained strict patient confidentiality in alignment with HIPAA directives. Performed patient assessments and communicated results to physicians and care team. Obtained physician's written prescription and approval for all treatment changes. Developed and implemented treatment using appropriate techniques within physician's recommendations.

Reported patient hospitalizations, discharges, and physician appointments to notify care team. Followed established channels of communication in resolving problems and presenting information.

Stayed at forefront of medical and technical advances, evaluating options and integrating useful solutions.

Director of Nursing Services February 2013 - October 2019 Colonial Park Nursing Center Okemah, Oklahoma

Tracked medication administration and frequently audited medication sheets. Elevated quality of care through improved training for RNs, LPNs, and nursing aides. Verified continued compliance of team's nursing care against federal, state, and local regulations.

Coordinated daily clinical staffing and patient flow with organized approach. Administered annual nursing budget with detailed monitoring of clinical supplies and authorizations for new purchases.

Handled emergency calls to assess situations and coordinate care. Dealt with regulatory violations by creating systems and processes to address performance deficiencies.

Maintained highest standards of care and environment focused on continuous professional development.

Stayed at forefront of medical and technical advances, evaluating options and integrating useful solutions.

Met coverage demands by establishing work schedules and assigning specific jobs. Directed and conducted recruitment, hiring, and training of personnel. Registered Nurse August 2010 - January 2013

John Lilley Correction Center Boley, Oklahoma

Managed direct care of inmate] patients, including conducting assessments, tracking progress, and documenting care activities.

EDUCATION

Developed and implemented treatment plans for patients with various acute and chronic concerns.

Educated patients on preventive care and lifestyle choices to reduce symptoms of conditions such as diabetes and asthma.

Cared for patients' wounds and promoted recovery by dressing, cleaning, and redressing areas. Maximized unit efficiency, keeping supplies and records well-organized for expected needs. Enhanced patient outcomes through careful monitoring of conditions and comprehensive support.

Case Manager July 1993 - January 2008

Creek Nation Hospital OKEMAH, Oklahoma

I was actually hired in as an Lpn on tge med surg unit. I achieve my RN in March 2001 . Continuing to work the med surg unit. I also worked the ER and Surgery Units at times.

I becam the Case Manager approximately in 2006 until I left the facility in Jan.2008. Helped staff fully address medical, emotional, and spiritual needs of each patient. Empowered client to problem-solve by exploring care options and alternatives. Handled complaints by reviewing information, following up with complainants, and verifying paperwork.

Encouraged compliance by educating individuals on proper management of health concerns. Determined eligibility for services based on personal interviews and in-depth reviews of medical histories.

Contributed to decreasing re-hospitalization rates through effective patient relations, education, and discharge planning.

Diploma/ Practical Nursing July 1985

OSU Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma

Associate in Applied Science December 2001

Rose State College, Midwest City, Oklahoma

Graduated the Nursing Program...taking the nursing broad exam in March of 2002.



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