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Registered Nurse

Location:
Nesbit, MS, 38651
Posted:
August 13, 2012

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Karen J. Hall, RN

fllfk2@r.postjobfree.com

Education / Licenses / Certification

Baptist Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Memphis, TN 1977

Diploma in Nursing

Mississippi Board of Nursing Multi-State License #R871789

BLS Certified

Professional Experience

Baptist North Mississippi Hospice, Batesville, MS May 2012 -- Present

Staff Nurse

• Visit patients in their homes, provide care, assess and treat problems, create individualized care plans, instruct caregivers, provide emotional support

• Visit hospice in-patients at the hospital, assess and treat problems, instruct caregivers, provide emotional support for family members

Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation, Memphis, TN August 2007 – September 2011

Nursing Informatics Analyst

• Project Manager for Enterprise Prescription Writer; designed, constructed, and tested an order management system using a multi-layered integrated program; designed all course curriculum and materials

• Project Manager for ER Status; designed, constructed, and tested a tracking system for emergency rooms using a multi-layered integrated program; designed all course curriculum and materials

• Project Manager for ExitCare; designed, constructed, and tested a patient discharge system for emergency rooms; designed all course curriculum and materials

• System Team Web developer, providing monthly instructional web pages for hospital staff

• End user support for all clinical applications for 14 hospitals by being on call

• Collaborated with clinical analysts, nursing leadership, physicians, and clinical end-users for software implementation projects

• Conducted clinical staff training needs assessment through observation and chart reviews

• Evaluated classroom training through participant surveys and assessed long-term outcomes through observation and documentation audits

• Created PowerPoints for staff education for all applications used throughout 14 hospitals.

Methodist / LeBonheur Hospital, Memphis, TN 2004-2007

Cardiac / Telemetry Charge Nurse

• Provided care as charge nurse of 28 bed cardiac / telemetry unit with monitored adult and geriatric patients, and med-surg patients; served as primary care nurse for up to 7 patients

• Designated as Preceptor for unit for new nurses

• Designated as Preceptor for University of Memphis Loewenberg School of Nursing Program Leadership / Management class of 2007

Mid-South Pulmonary Specialists, Memphis, TN 2005-2008

Physician’s Rounding Nurse

• Made hospital rounds for physicians, assessing patients, reviewing charts and lab work prior to physician’s arrival

Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN 1977-1985

Staff Nurse

• Provided care as primary care nurse for up to 3 patients in Respiratory Intensive Care Unit

• Provided care as primary care nurse for up to 12 patients in Pulmonary Rehabilitation



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