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Registered Nurse

Location:
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101
Posted:
November 01, 2021

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Walidah U. Robinson RN, BSN

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Winston-Salem, NC 27101

336-***-****

ado7w0@r.postjobfree.com

I am a very dedicated, compassionate, and skilled RN with a broad range of healthcare experience; as well as a solid educational background. I pride myself on being a caring and professional nurse that has superior communication and clinical skills. I have a strong passion for nursing, and I’m seeking a career opportunity that encompasses all of my clinical expertise, expands my knowledge and offers challenges that push me to succeed while placing my focus on helping others maintain optimal health.

Education

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing,

August 2000-May 2004

Licensure &Certification

State of North Carolina Registered Professional Nurse, June 2005-September 2022

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, August 2018- August 2020

Clinical Experience/ Employment

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Ambulatory Care Nurse Navigator

Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem, NC 27157 (May 2016-Present)

As an Ambulatory Care Nurse Navigator I served as a liaison between the provider and the patient between clinic visits. I communicated by phone or in person if needed when clinical concerns arise and I provided transitional care after the patients discharge from the hospital or ED. I identified and addressed barriers to the patients’ care that may prevent them from receiving timely and appropriate treatment as well as assisting with identifying community resources. I also provided chronic care management to the patients with high acuity rates and comorbidities within our ACO population. I am trained in motivational interviewing and health coaching to provide chronic care management. I implemented outreach efforts to establish and maintain positive working relationships with key community agencies. Proficient in Microsoft office and charting in EPIC to maintain accurate and timely documentation of the patients care.

Robinson 2

Partnership for Community Care

Registered Nurse Care Manager

Greensboro, NC 27405 (November 2014- May2016)

As an RN Care Manager I assess, screen, and evaluate the care management process for certain individuals based on the acuity of need and the level of case management that they will require. I review data and claims provided by CCNC data sources to identify and determine their appropriateness for care management; which includes utilization review, reporting, and compliance issues related to Medicaid. I effectively manage a case load of patients in a Heavy or Medium status as defined by CCNC Care Management Standardized Plan. I conduct face to face encounters with patients in their home, provider’s offices, and various other community settings to complete their Comprehensive Health Assessments in CMIS. I evaluate the patients’ needs and update their health information. I complete screenings, and I determine appropriate interventions for my patients. I am the lead case manager and I supervise the work of my Clinical Care Coordinator (LPN) on my team. I also work collaboratively with a Multi-disciplinary team to facilitate patient-centered care plans, which I also incorporate disease management practices according to CCNC standards. I set achievable patient-centered goals based on the patient’s individualized plan of care which I formulate to be patient specific, measurable, attainable, relevant to the patient, and time-bound.

Lexington Treatment Associates

Supervisor Full-time Registered Nurse

Lexington, NC 27295 (October 2013-June 2014)

I provided direct nursing care to patients that were suffering from substance abuse and have sought care in the opioid outpatient treatment clinic to get sober. I supervised the Licensed Practical Nurses and I worked as the primary outpatient clinic nurse. I performed initial intake assessments, impairment assessments, performed venipuncture, administer injections, as well as working in the pharmacy as a dosing nurse. As a result of treatment in our facility many of our patients have stopped abusing various substances such as heroin, opiates, and benzodiazepines. Our ultimate goal is to wean patients off of Methadone to the point where they no longer have withdrawal symptoms or crave any drugs.

Robinson 3

The Children’s Home

Full-time Charge Registered Nurse

Winston-Salem, NC 27104 (November 2011- March 2013)

I provided direct patient care to children and adolescents in a Level IV Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility. I was responsible for supervising the unlicensed personnel, such as residential counselors that cared for the children. I coordinated patient care with the Medical Director, therapists, and residential counselors to foster a safe and therapeutic environment; where our patients could thrive and move towards the next steps to help them become successful in their young lives. As a result of my care upon discharge many kids in our program were placed in foster care, adopted, and some were reunified with their biological families; which is the best possible patient outcome. I administered medications, facilitated group discussions, instructed the medication administration course for foster parents and unlicensed personnel. I provided emergency nursing care to each child on our campus in other cottages. I was also responsible for the health assessment and admission of clients into other programs on campus, such as Substance Abuse, Emergency shelter, and the Level III PRTF program.

Home Health Professionals

Part-time Registered Nurse

Winston-Salem, NC 27104 (April 2011 –November 2011)

I provided direct patient care to a variety of patients in the homecare setting. I case managed and coordinated patient care with different disciplines to provide optimal patient outcomes. I performed OASIS initial assessments, devised patient centered plans of care, and I performed discharge planning. I administered IM injections, performed wound care, venipuncture, medication management, and educated patients on various disease processes related to their diagnoses. I provided great nursing care in the home; and as a result my patients were more comfortable while being educated because they were in their own environment and they had decreased readmissions into the hospital.

Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services

Full-time Charge Registered Nurse

Winston-Salem, NC 27104 (February 2010- January 2011)

I provided direct patient care to a variety of patients suffering from mental illness, as well as patients detoxing from various substance abuse issues on an adult acute psychiatric care unit. I was responsible for supervising the unlicensed staff such as the mental health technicians. I completed initial admission assessments of patients, administered medications, monitored patients for detox and withdrawal symptoms. I worked as charge nurse to ensure the safety and promote a positive milieu of the unit. I performed chart audits and devised patient centered plans of care to ensure that all of the patient’s pertinent diagnoses were addressed and treated during their hospital stay.

Robinson 4

Forsyth Medical Center

Full-time Team Leader Registered Nurse

Winston-Salem, NC 27103 (September 2006- August 2008)

I was the RN team leader, caring for postpartum mothers and newborn infants on the Mother/Baby Unit. I was responsible for assigning the nurse’s patient load for the shift, as well as room assignments for new admissions to the unit. I performed the initial assessment of mothers, as well as newborns upon admission to the newborn nursery. I instructed mothers on breastfeeding techniques, and educated new moms on caring for themselves, as well as their baby upon being discharged from the hospital. I was responsible for IV and PCA setup and maintenance; I administered medications, and interpreted Physician’s orders and I became proficient in MAC (Medication Administration Check) and charting in QS (Quantitative Sentinel).

Moses Cone Health System

Full-time Registered Nurse

Greensboro, North Carolina (July 2005 –August 2006)

I provided direct patient care to a variety of patient’s on a 47- bed Orthopedic/ Medical and Surgical Unit. I specialized in the care of bariatric, gynecological, and orthopedic surgical patients. I was responsible for assessing patient’s condition and managing patient’s pain level

Post-operatively; this would help to promote the best patient outcomes during physical and occupational therapy. I administered patient medications, started IVs, PCA set up and maintenance, performed blood transfusions, and interpreted Physician’s orders. I am proficient in E-chart, completing care plans, and performing patient chart audits.

Nursing Skills

NG tube insertion, catheter care and insertion, drain care, wound care, injections, blood glucose testing, central line dressing changes, vital signs, ostomy care, trach care, chest tube care, blood administration, starting IV’s, PCA setup and maintenance, venipuncture, and other basic to advanced nursing skills.



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