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Registered Nurse Manager

Mandeville, LA
April 06, 2022

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Registered Nurse with 35 years of nursing experience in ICU, telemetry, instruction, infection control, mental health, and Long Term Acute Care settings. My excellent patient care, work ethic, and teamwork are what I value most about myself. I am looking forward to continue to provide compassionate and exceptional care to a variety of patients including intensive care and med surg.



PRE-NURSING, Louisiana State University


BSN, lsumc school of nursing


PARALEGAL, national paralegal college associate


4/2018 - PRESENT

REGISTERED NURSE, ochsner extended care hospital

Charge RN, assist DON when asked, ensure staff compliance with patient care, delegate tasks as appropriate, make appropriate staff assignments, patient rounding daily, document patient grievances, lead code blue events, ensure MD/NP orders documented/performed by staff, education of staff, ensure staff awareness of policy/procedures, handle all other patient/staff issues, report/document disciplinary actions of staff.

11/2017 – 3/2018

REGISTERED NURSE, NOrthlake Behavioral health

Charge Nurse - Men’s Judicially Committed Unit. Responsibilities - patient interactions, patient

admissions, overseeing MHT's and Medication LPN, coordinating MD rounding and weekly patient assessments, leading daily groups, rounding on patients every hour, ensure safety of staff and difficult/violent patients, ensure compliance of patients, notify administration of violent confrontation with staff and other patients, coordinate hospital visits/admission of patients, ensure interdisciplinary teams communicate/meet weekly, handle any and all patient/staff situations.

1/2012 – 8/2012

MANAGER, dr. dorothy banish

Responsibilities include scheduling patients, providing patient education materials, scheduling patient procedures, obtaining insurance authorization for procedures/medications, obtaining co-pays, filing, typing, liaison between MD and home health agencies, obtaining and providing MD/insurance companies with medical records as requested, obtaining and providing MD with lab/xray/procedure results, telephone follow-up with hospitalized/discharged patients, patient billing.

11/2010 – 11/2011

MANAGER, family home health bogalusa

Oversight of employees, input of 485’s, consulting with nurses, auditing nurse notes, auditing patient charts, assisting with scheduling nursing visits, telephone surveys with patients and families, reviewing 486's, inventory and ordering of forms. Follow-up with hospitalized and discharged patients, weekly meetings with supervisor and staff, performance evaluation of employees, and budgetary duties.

3/2009 – 7/2010

DIRECTOR OF NURSING PROGRAM, compass career college

Oversight of employees, classroom teaching, formulating teaching plans, testing, grading, coordinating clinical sites/rotations, student skills labs, inventory of supplies, leading staff meetings, revising nursing forms, administrative duties, correspondence with LPN Nursing board, and disciplinary actions.

1/2006 – 5/2008


Clinical include Med-Surg I-IV, Maternal Child, Geriatrics 1-11, Mental Health, and Community.

Responsibilities include overseeing six to nine students per clinical. Instruction includes teaching basic nursing care to assessing competencies/skills within the LPN's scope of practice. Students are also graded on documentation such as nurse’s notes, H&P's, Physical assessments, and care plans.

1/2003 – 5/2005

AGENCY RN, lakeview regional medical center

PRN ICU Staff nursing duties. Competed two PRN staffing contracts while employed. Occasionally rotated to work on other units. Worked 7A and 7P shifts.

5/2002 – 5/2006

AGENCY RN, american nursing services, inc.

General nursing agency hospital assignments. Worked at various hospital on Med-Surg, Telemetry, Stepdown, and Intensive Care Units.

11/2001 – 5/2002

AGENCY RN, careerstaff unlimited

General nursing agency hospital assignments. Worked at various hospitals on telemetry units. Fulfilled a 13 week assignment on 5 East Telemetry Unit at East Jefferson General Hospital (New Orleans, Louisiana)

5/2001 – 5/2006

AGENCY RN, hpo staffing

Numerous assignments to California. Sutter General Hospital assigned to work as a staff nurse on a 35 bed Ortho telemetry unit with floating to ICU.

5/2001 – 5/2006


Assignments in Minnesota during Minnesota Nursing strike. Assigned to work as charge nurse on 56 bed Surgical step down telemetry unit.

3/1999 – 5/2001

INFECTION CONTROL RN, st. tammany parish hospital

Surveillance of nosocomial and nosohusial infections; investigation of significant clusters of infections; prevention and control of infections; education of staff; community education coordinated infection control meetings and collaborated with chairman; served as resource person for department managers, medical staff, employee medical services nurse, and others.

Quality assurance and risk management responsibilities; responsible for reviewing and revising infection control policies for hospitals and satellites; responsible for professional development. Executes research and implements special projects as assigned by the Director of infection Control. Responsible for performing effectively and efficiently under crisis conditions, including disaster and emergency response drills. Responsible for knowledge of laws, regulations, and JCAHO requirements and for implementing policies and procedures accordingly.

Responsible for presenting infection control portion of hospital orientation every 2 weeks.

11/1991 – 3/1999

RESISTERED NURSE, st. tammany parish hospital

General charge nurse duties. Development and monitoring of CQI for Station I, education representative for 3-East, responsible for defibrillator skills check-off of staff, random telemetry strip interpretation, all cardiac teaching, implementation of patient care conferences, utilization of Medicus classification system for staff assignments, implementation of mock codes on 3-East. Served as interim unit director when needed, attending monthly charge nurse meetings. Responsible for all probationary and annual evaluations for day shift staff, making six-week schedule for all staff on 3-East, writing all incident reports that occur on day shift, assisting nurse manager with patient/family/staff complaints.

5/1990 – 10/1991

REGISTERED NURSE, highland park medical center

General RN. ICU duties; rotating charge nurse; relief supervisor 7A/7P shift; assisted with scheduling; floated to PCU charge nurse when needed.

6/1989 – 5/1990

REGISTERED NURSE, st. tammany parish hospital

General RN duties on Medical-Surgical, Telemetry unit, and ICU.

10/1988 – 4/1989

REGISTERED NURSE, mesa lutheran hospital

General RN nursing duties. Float to Telemetry, Orthopedics, Neurology, Medical-Surgical Units.

Also worked for two (2) nursing agencies during this time (Medpro and Nurses Central Registry) at several different hospitals in Mesa, Scottsdale, and Phoenix Arizona. Worked mostly telemetry units.

10/1987 – 9/1988

REGISTERED NURSE, slidell memorial hospital

Responsible for all cardiac teaching Phase I patients – preop and postop teaching, postop exercises, enrollment into Phase II. Teaching families.

5/1986 – 10/1987

REGISTERED NURSE, slidell memorial hospital

General Staff nurse duties, primary care, charge nurse duties, staff scheduling. Implementation and teaching of Hewlitt Packard monitors. Float to MICU, SCU. Interim Nurse Manager.

10/1984 – 12/1985

REGISTERED NURSE, american middle east clinic

Assessments, documentation, EKG's, medication administration, teaching, OR circulating nurse, venipuncture, electrolysis, suture removal, endoscopy care, wound care, sterilization of instruments.

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