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KathaleenM.

Healy
52CountyRoute24Oswego,NY13126|315-402-8769|kculeton2001@yahoo.com

Objective
ToobtainapositionasaprofessionalRegisteredNurseatOswegoHospitaltoutilizemyleadership
skills,knowledge,experience,andclinicalskillsinordertodevelop,implement,andassesspatients
plansofcare,andtoprovideremarkableservicetopatientsandtheirfamilies.Ihopetoengagestaff
toimplementbestpractice,throughevidencebasedpracticeandformprofessionalrelationshipsto
createaworkculturethatisfulfillingtoassurejobsatisfactionandpromotespositivepatient
outcomes.

Education
MASTERS IN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION | MAY 2016 | ROBERTS
WESLEYAN COLLEGE
BACHELORS OF SCIENCE IN NURSING |MAY 2010 | ROBERTS WESLEYAN COLLEGE
ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING |MAY 2006 | CAYUGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

SKILLS & ABILITIES


MANAGEMENT

Appreciatestaffandprovideguidancethroughadheringtoproperproceduresandpoliciesand
abletorecognizewhenrevisionsarerequiredinproceduresandpoliciestobestmeetpatient
needs.

COMMUNICATION

Abletocommunicateeffectivelywithstafftomaintainopenlinesofcommunication.
Communicateeffectivelywithpatientsandfamiliestomeettheirneedsandaddresstheir
concernswhileadvocatingforthepatientsthatwecareforinourorganization.

LEADERSHIP

IfeelthatIhavecontinuedmyeducationtobuilduponmyleadershipabilitiesinorderto
producepositivepatientoutcomesandcreatingaculturethatrecognizestheimportanceof
continuingtogrowpersonallyandprofessionally.

Experience
INTERIM UTILIZATION REVIEW AND QUALITY OFFICER FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH | OSWEGO
HEALTH | AUGUST 2015-PRESENT

Collaboratewithhealthcareprofessionalstoassuresafedischargeplansforpatientsduring
inpatientbehavioralhealthadmission.

Provideclinicalinformationtoinsurancecompaniestojustifypatientadmissions.

Assistsocialworkersandinpatientbehavioralhealthstafftoassurethatpatientdischarge
needsarebeingmetpriortotheirdischarge.

Reviewcasesthatrequireinvestigatiotoimprovepatientcareandoutcomes.

preparecasesforincidentreviewcommitteesandreportnecessaryfindingstomentalhygiene.

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR | OSWEGO HEALTH | MAY 2010-AUGUST 2015

Identifiespatientservicerequirementsbyestablishingpersonalrapportwithpotentialand
actualpatientsandotherpersonsinapositiontounderstandservicerequirements.

Maintainsnursingguidelinesbyrecommendingupdatesonspecificpoliciesandproceduresto
bettersuitpatientneeds.

Maintainsnursingoperationsbyinitiating,coordinating,andenforcingprogram,operational,
andpersonnelpoliciesandprocedures.

Assuresqualityofcarebydevelopingandinterpretinghospitalandnursingdivision's
philosophiesandstandardsofcare;enforcingadherencetostateboardofnursingandstate
nursepracticeactrequirementsandtoothergoverningagencyregulations;measuringhealth
outcomesagainststandards;makingorrecommendingadjustments.

Maintainsnursingstaffbyrecruiting,selecting,orienting,andtrainingnursesandauxiliary
staff.

Completespatientcarerequirementsbyschedulingandassigningnursingandstaff;following
uponworkresults.

Maintainsnursingstaffjobresultsbycoaching,counseling,anddiscipliningemployees;
planning,monitoring,andappraisingjobresults.

Establishesacompassionateenvironmentbyprovidingemotional,psychological,andspiritual
supporttopatients,friends,andfamilies.

Promotespatient'sindependencebyestablishingpatientcaregoals;teachingandcounseling
patient,friends,andfamilyandreinforcingtheirunderstandingofdisease,medications,and
self-careskills.

Providesinformationtopatientsandhealthcareteambyansweringquestionsandrequests.

Resolvespatientneedsbyutilizingmultidisciplinaryteamstrategies.

Maintainssafeandcleanworkingenvironmentbydesigningandimplementingprocedures,
rules,andregulations;callingforassistancefromotherhealthcareprofessionals.

Assurethatthebuildingoperations,staffandpatientneedsarebeingmet.Whileaddressing
anydirectorpotentialissuesthatmayoccurduringmyshift.

CHARGE NURSE ON MEDICAL SURGICAL TELEMETRY UNIT | OSWEGO HEALTH | MAY 2006MAY 2010

Maintainproperproceduresandpoliciesontheunit

Assurestaffarecompletingpatientcareappropriatelyandeffectively.

Monitortelemetrymonitors.

Collaboratewiththehealthcareteamstomeetpatientneeds.

Notifyhospitalistswithchangeinpatientconditions.

Assurethatphysicianordersareimplementedandappropriatelydocumented.

RADIATION TECHNICIAN FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS | NUMANCO/BARTLETT NUCLEAR |


MARCH 2000 SEPTEMBER 2004

Measureandrecordradiationlevels

Serviceandcalibrateradiationprotectioninstrumentsandequipment.

Ensuringthesafetyofemployeesworkinginradiationareas,aswellasthefacilitys
compliancewithradiationrequirements.

CERTIFICATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

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PALS,ACLS,Telemetry,MedicationAdministration,BLS,NursingLeadershipClass .

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