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Case Manager Hospice RN

Location:
San Antonio, TX
Salary:
73000/year
Posted:
November 13, 2022

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Stephen F. Dellwo, RN License #******

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

San Antonio, Texas 78220

210-***-**** (Cell), 210-***-**** (alt)

Seeking full-time M-F, or weekend position as an RN Case Manager for Hospice provider or Internal Nurse Supervisor.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Nearly 17 years as an RN Case Manager for Hospice Providers, one year experience as a Charge Nurse in a long-term care facility. Three years experience as a surgical attendant in a large hospital. Twenty-two years experience in United States Army as a Non-Commissioned Officer Radio Intercept Systems Operator/Supervisor. Additionally certified as Emergency Medical Technician, Level A. Highly Experienced and proficient in use of IBM PC-based computer systems, Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Office software. Experienced in planning and conducting training for small groups, and preparing office correspondence.

ACHIEVEMENTS

RN Case Manager, Hospice, 2021-present

Compassus Healthcare, San Antonio, TX

Responsible for managing the end-of-life care of terminally ill patients, and providing for their comfort and that of their families during their final days. Supervised and coordinated the activities of social workers, chaplains, and hospice aides in order to provide quality care for as many as 27 patients, both at home and in nursing facilities. Provided skilled nursing care and documented in detail complex symptoms, interventions, and results of such interventions with the goal of providing patient comfort. Used complex HomeCare HomeBase software for documenting and transmitting data created after each skilled nursing visit.

RN Case Manager, Hospice, 2019-2021

VITAS Healthcare, San Antonio, TX

Responsible for managing the end-of-life care of terminally ill patients, and providing for their comfort and that of their families during their final days. Supervised and coordinated the activities of social workers, chaplains, and hospice aides in order to provide quality care for as many as 27 patients, both at home and in nursing facilities. Provided skilled nursing care and documented in detail complex symptoms, interventions, and results of such interventions with the goal of providing patient comfort.

RN Case Manager, Hospice, 2016-2019

Encompass Healthcare, San Antonio, TX

Responsible for managing the end-of-life care of terminally ill patients, and providing for their comfort and that of their families during their final days. Supervised and coordinated the activities of social workers, chaplains, and hospice aides in order to provide quality care for as many as 27 patients, both at home and in nursing facilities. Provided skilled nursing care and documented in detail complex symptoms, interventions, and results of such interventions with the goal of providing patient comfort. Used complex HomeCare HomeBase software for documenting and transmitting data created after each skilled nursing visit.

RN Case Manager, Hospice, 2012-2016

Merida Healthcare Group (Formerly Professional Hospice, and Bee Caring Hospice)

Responsible for managing the end-of-life care of terminally ill patients, and providing for their comfort and that of their families during their final days. Supervised and coordinated the activities of social workers, chaplains, and hospice aides in order to provide quality care for as many as 32 patients, both at home and in nursing facilities. Provided skilled nursing care, and documented in detail complex symptoms, interventions, and results of interventions with the goal of providing patient comfort. Used complex software, Kinnser, BrightTree, HomeCare HomeBase, for documenting and transmitting data created after each skilled nursing visit.

RN Case Manager, Hospice, 2006-2012

Gentiva Healthcare (Originally Odyssey Healthcare), San Antonio, TX

Responsible for managing the end-of life care for terminally ill patients, and providing for their comfort and that of their families during their final days. Supervised and coordinated the activities of social workers, chaplains, and hospice aides in order to provide quality comfort care for as many as 20 patients, both at home and in nursing facilities. Provided skilled nursing care, and documented in detail complex symptoms, interventions, and results of interventions with the goal of maintaining patient comfort. Selected as Employee of The Month, and Star Performer

Charge Nurse Long-term Care, 2005-2006

Williamsburg Care & Rehabilitation Center, San Antonio, TX

In charge of one section of long-term care facility, as many as 26 residents with varying degrees of medical and mental disorders requiring skilled nursing care, such as gastric tube and tracheostomy care, wound care, and diabetic care. Supervised and managed activities of 3 Certified Nursing Assistance, and Certified Medicine Aide. Prepared detailed chart entries as needed for Medicare A patients, and others as needed. Generated daily status reports to administration. Named Employee of The Month for June 2006.

Surgical Attendant, University Hospital Operating Floor, 2002-2005

University Hospital, San Antonio, TX

Prepared operating rooms for surgical procedures, insuring absolute cleanliness. Insured that operating rooms were stocked with necessary supplies and equipment for each procedure. Disposed of biological waste according to hospital policy for prevention of disease. Transported patients from surgical wards to operating room floor. Assisted surgical nurse using sterile techniques. Transported tissue and fluid samples to appropriate laboratories for analysis. Performed other routine tasks as required by medical and nursing staff.

EDUCATION

Associate Degree, Applied Science in Nursing, San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX, graduated May 2005

HS Diploma Holy Cross Regional School, Lynchburg, VA, graduated May 1971

One hundred credit-hours in Science courses, Central VA Community College, Lynchburg VA 1971-1974

Thirty Credit-hours in Biology courses VA Tech University, Blacksburg, VA 1974-1975

US Army Non-Commissioned Officers Course, Ft. Huachuca, AZ, graduated June 1990

US Army Drill Sergeant School, Ft. Jackson, SC, graduated December 1990

Twenty-two years continuous service in US Army Achieving rank of Sergeant First Class, 1975-1997



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