Adam Pelzl

Work History

Work History

Aug 2010 - Present

Assistant Nurse Manager Emergency Department

Kaweah Delta Hospital

·Lead and Manage a staff of 117 including: RN, LVN, Unit Secretary, E.D. Tech, Patient Advocate,

and Mental Health Worker in an E.D. that sees 80,000 patients in a 41 bed Emergency Department.

·Manage the day to day operations of the Emergency Department

·Staffing

oAuthorized all schedules

·Hiring and Termination of Employees

oIncreased staffing to include Patient Advocates, Mental Health Worker

·Quality Improvement

·Education of any new developments within the department, hospital, and healthcare

that are clinically significant to the Emergency Department and the Hospital.

oStarted a triage class

oStarted an Intake Coordinator class

·Acting Emergency Department Manager, when manager out of office.

·Investigating all grievances within the department from staff and patients

·Evaluations of employees

·Increased customer satisfaction scores by 8% points to 82%

·Budgeting process for Fiscal Year and Capital Expenditure Budget

oBudget of $3 million

·Purchaser of supplies and equipment

·Member of E.D. Throughput Committee

oDecreased Left Without Being Seen (LWBS) by 2% from year to year

oDecreased wait times for patients to be seen by physician by 30 minutes

oEducated on new Rapid Area Assessment (RAA) to decrease above numbers

·Educate staff on Magnet Designation and Lead staff to understand a importance of this designation

oAttained Magnet Designation April 20, 2011

Dec 2009 - Aug 2010

Pediatric Emergency Staff Nurse

Children's Hospital Dallas Legacy Campus

·Manage the care of pediatric patients in the Emergency Department.

oCritically Ill patients

oStabilize trauma patients for transfer to tertiary facility

·Triage of pediatric patients

·Co-Chair of Schedule Committee

Aug 2009 - Jan 2010

Emergency Department Staff Nurse

Baylor Univeristy Medical Center Dallas

·Manage the care of pediatric and adult patients in the Emergency Department.

oCritically ill patients

oTrauma patients

·Triage of all patients presenting to the Emergency Department

Jan 2007 - Aug 2009

Adult and Pediatric Emergency Staff Nurse

U.C. Davis Medical Center

·Manage the care of all patients

oCritically ill adult and pediatric patients

oTrauma patients

§Burns, Penetrating, Blunt trauma

·Triage of all patients presenting to the Emergency Department

·Team Lead in all 4 Areas of the Emergency Department

oArea 1: Critical Patients

oArea 2: Pediatrics

oArea 3: Less Critical

oArea 4: Fast Track

Education

Education
Jul 2009 - Present

In Process MBA

Western Governors University

Skills

Skills

Budgeting Process

Budgeting for fiscal year for an Emergency Department.

Pediatric Emergency Nursing

Using assessment skills and knowledge of disease processes to accurately care and manage the pediatric patient.

Objective

To obtain a management position that will enhance the knowledge that I already have acquired.

Interest

President Elect Mid Valley Chapter Emergency Nurses Association 2011

Active at CA State Level Emergency Nurses Association 2010 -  to present

Certifications

Certifications
Nov 2006 - Jan 2013

CA RN License

CA Board of Registered Nursing
Aug 2009 - Aug 2011

TX RN License

TX Board of Registered Nursing