Registered Nurse Case Manager
- May 3, 2018
High school diploma @ Pine Bluff High School
Aug 1990 — May 1993
Diploma RN @ Jefferson School of Nursing
Aug 1990 — Apr 1993
RN Case Manager @ Bay Medical Sacred Heart
Sep 2016 — Current
I am the observation case manager for the hospital. I am responsible for all Observation patients in house. I round with physician's daily, providing feedback as to qualification of observation versus inpatient status. I am responsible for daily Interqual reviews, discharge planning, I assist with the case management portion of Nursing orientation, UM meetings, and daily bed boards as needed.
RN Case Manager @ Medical Center of South Arkansas
May 2012 — Jul 2016
I worked for approx. 2 years as a floor nurse in Stepdown and Med/Surgical areas of hospital, and then moved into a full time case management position. As a Case Manager I was responsible for Med/ Surgical areas of the hospital as well as Women's and Children's areas. I communicated with staff, physicians, and families as to plan of care for patient in hospital and post discharge. I educated and updated staff and physicians as to Medicare standards and guidelines. Utilization review process initiating and continuing communication with insurance companies thru out patients stay.
RN @ Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Dec 1993 — May 2012
I worked for 8 years as a floor nurse and charge nurse in the Pediatric, Nursery and Women's Health areas of the hospital. I then transitioned to Med/Surgical area where I worked for approximately 2 years. Next I did float pool thru out the hospital with primary area of care on Cardiac Stepdown unit. I was chosen with 3 other nurses to join a clinical informatics team to help initiate the electronic clinical documentation at our facility. We trained physicians, nurses and ancillary staff on electronic documentation that we assisted the IT team with development from a clinical perspective.