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Care Coordinator Registered Nurse

Location:
Erie, PA, 16506
Posted:
July 25, 2021

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Stephanie A. Kartesz

**** ******* *******

Erie, PA 16506

814-***-****

adnwa0@r.postjobfree.com

adnwa0@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

Motivated RN with 21 plus year background, including 6 years in case management and triage. Looking for a new and challenging career in virtual case management.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 1998 -1999

Trauma Certification 2015

Stroke Certification 2015

Chemotherapy Administration Certification 2003

Fetal Heart Monitoring Certification 2002

Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts Psychology with a minor in Biology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Medical Surgical Nurse certification 2013

Current CPR Certification

Career Skills

* Experience of 21+ years as a registered nurse.

* Reliable, responsible and resourceful.

* Strong prioritization, assessment, and implementations skills.

* Excellent communication skills between patient/family/staff/physicians.

* Sensitivity to provided special needs care in varied situations.

* Remaining calm and composed durring stressful events.

Professional Experience

UPMC HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE

2016-PRESENT

Nurse Case Manager

*Confident in working autonomously in the field and remotely from home.

*Primary care coordinator of inter disciplinary teams for caseload of 25- 30 patients.

*Managment of patient medications, skilled treatments, appointments, ordering medical supplies, communication between physicians, nurses, tharapists

and staff in group/personal care homes /nursing homes.

*Weekly on call shifts for emergency nursing triage and afer hours visits.

*Proficient in Oasis charting, intitial plan of care, on going assessments and discharge planning.

UPMC Hamot 2011-2016

4South IU (Intermediate Care Unit Trauma/Ortho/Neuro)

Registered Nurse

*Continuous telemetry monitoring

*Head injuries trauma/cva's

*Spinal cord injuries

*Fresh and old tracheostomy/bipap/chest tubes

*Post operative neurosurgery patients

*Titration and monitoring of cardiac drips

Community Hospital Transitional Care Unit March 2010 - February 2012

Charge Nurse

*Charge nurse of a busy 24 bed rehab/therapy unit.

*Patient admission and discharge paper/computer work.

*Making staff assignments and delegating to staff /unit team.

*Notifying physicians and obtaining all unit orders.

*Primary nursing care.

Snap Fitness Erie, PA 2008-2010

Owner/manager of a Snap Fitness franchise

* Interviews /hiring /scheduling employees

* Working with budget/payroll

* Advertising TV/radio/newspapers

* Proficient computer/ office skills

Saint Vincent Health Center of Erie, PA 2000-2002

Registered Nurse

medical/surgical/respiratory unit 2000-2002

* Assess patient status and notify physicians of clinical changes.

* Implementing physicians orders and maintaining patient safety.

* Take part in patient admissions and discharges.

* Interact with departments and physicians regarding patient care.

* Educate patients/families on health care needs, conditions, medications, tests, and options etc.

* Evaluate staffing requirements including floor assignments.

* Maintained patient charts and confidential files.

* Cared for pre/post surgical patients.

* Delegated appropriate tasks to ancillary staff.

Saint Vincent Health Center 2002-2003

Labor and Delivery/maternal child care/ NICU unit

* Monitoring Fetal Heart Tones.

* Assessing mother/baby notifying physician of status change.

* Trained as C-section OR circulating nurse and in recovery room.

* Cross trained post partum and NICU.

Saint Vincent Health Center 2003-2007

8NE medical /surgical/ Oncology unit

* Accessed mediports and administered chemotherapy agents.

* Educated patients/family on treatment plans.

* Delegated tasks to ancillary staff.

* Managed PCA pumps and ongoing pain management.

* Assess patient status and notify physicians of clinical changes.

* Implementing physicians orders and maintaining patient safety.

* Take part in patient admissions and discharges.

* Interact with departments and physicians regarding patients, being an advocate

References available upon request



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