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8418 National Drive, Port Richey, FL 34668, (H) 727-869-3424, (C) 727-457-8500

jc74aa60@westpost.net
IMMEDIATE FOCUS:
Employment where my nursing skills and experience in Clinical Patient Care Manag
ement, Case Management, and Home Health Care skills will be utilized. Patient Ad
vocacy enables me to contribute to an organization's growth and success. Clinic
positions and insurance assessments will also be considered.
PROFILE OF QUALIFICATIONS:
* Progressive and diversified experience in providing patient care
* Strong medical background and education
* Excellent time management and organizational skills
* Effective Communication with medical professionals
* Skilled in making patient assessments
* Extensive knowledge of medical procedures and terminology
* Experience in problem solving and quality of life issues
* Proven record of flexibility and adaptability to any assignment or position
* Familiar with CMS guidelines
* Core Competencies:
Leadership / Team Player Energy/Initiative/Focused Community Outreach
Persuasive & Adaptable Presentation Trained Documentation Skills
Consensus Builder Listening Skills Program Management Assessment
Medicare/Medicaid Procedures IV and CPR Certified Instructional Skills
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:
2/2008-9/2010-Neurorestorative Rehabilitation Nurse
* Served as a Case Coordinator and rehab nurse for patients afflicted with brain
and spinal cord injuries. Provided for physical, emotional and social needs of
patients. Case Load: Started with 17 client patients and grew to 30. Demonstrate
d organization and time management skills in tending this many patients daily. A
ll treatments administered daily as per MD's orders.
* Observing, reporting and documenting patients' medical and mental status and r
eporting findings to clinical staff
* Supervision of 12 Nursing Assistants
* Instructed medication administration, skin integrity and competency training t
o nursing assistants.
* Telephonically and on site triage to patients and intervention, If additional
medical treatment was necessary.
Medication management and Diabetic training to patients who met criteria
* Administered First Aid to patients and staff.
* 9/98-2/08-Harbor Behavioral Health Care Institute, New Port Richey
L.P.N. Case Manager / Team Leader
* Initiated and conducted home visits; provided services and education to indivi
duals and families. Identified and treated physical and emotional needs of patie
nts
* Planned individualized patient care. Maladies treated: AIDS, TB, and Hepatitis
C.
* Coordinated and obtained authorization for all medical, social and psychiatric
services.
* Managed and maintained 9 HOPWA apartments (Housing Opportunities for People wi
th AIDS).
7/97-9/98 Home Health Care Services, Holiday, FL
Field Intake Coordinator
* Provided direct and indirect supervision of patients,
* Scope of responsibility included home visitations, administering medications a
nd related nursing procedures. Efficiently performed diversified nursing duties
including observing complications and symptoms requiring attention or drug modif
ication.
* Teaching
* Upon discharge handled arrangements for DME, physical therapy and occupational
therapy

1/90-12/96 Incarnation Children's Center, (Pediatric HIV), Manhattan, NY


L.P.N. Case Manager
* Administered all medications / dosages, charted medical stats, and wrote progr
ess reports.
* Case load of up to 17 children.
* Established priorities in multiple-demanding situations.
* Coordinated all mental health and social services.
1/85-12/89 Parkview Nursing Home, Bronx, NY
Staff Nurse
* Delivered comprehensive Geriatric nursing care to elderly patients.
* Assessed and coordinated nursing care needs.
* Supervised the administration of medications and treatments and managed the st
orage and distribution of controlled substance medications.
* Performed charting, enteral feedings as well as supervision of nurses' aides.
* Administered a compassionate level of care which directly contributed to ongoi
ng referrals.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:
* Served in several nursing capacities at Lebanon Hospital (Bronx, NY).
* Gained experience on various floors in a wide range of medical units including
surgery, ER, NICU-LPN, Float Per Diem Nurse, OBS, maternal care, neo-natal and
Geriatrics.
* While in the Intensive Care Unit for infants, administered all medications, in
serted and fed infants via naso-gastric gavage, monitored equipment and charted
patients closely.
* Assisted MD's with blood transfusions and taught parents neo-natal skills.
* EDUCATION / LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS:
ADN - June 2010-New Rochville University, Humble Texas, State boards pendi
ng
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY:
* ADN - June 2010-New Rochville University, Humble Texas
* Licensed Practical Nurse, NY & Florida (PN 1215571)
* Excelsior College, New York
* American Red Cross, CPR, AED, Advanced First Aid
* IV Certification with Pharmerica- August 18,2010
* Venipuncture Certification, Mandel School, NY
* IV Certification, TPN Services, NY
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY:
Proficient in utilizing MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Notebook, Outlook Express