Cheryl Bennett

  • Sparta TN

Registered Nurse/MDS Coordinator

Summary

A talented MDS Coordinator with 14 years experience, who aspires to the highest standards while showing dignity and compassion to those I serve.

Work History

Work History

Jul 2001 - Apr 2015

MDS Coordinator

Life Care Centers of America
  • Attends interdisciplinary team meetings and other meetings in order to gather information, communicate changes, and maintain and update records.
Jan 2010 - Aug 2010

Registered Nurse, Home Health Nurse

Suncrest
  • Responsible for a defined group of patients, in their home, by providing a comprehensive skilled nursing service focused on the patients' maximum rehabilitation to achieve the stated goals and objectives.
  • Maintained compliance with governing rules and regulations for home health care services.
  • Provided case management for a defined group of patients included an effective managed care of patients from admissions through discharge.
  • Supervised a group of care providers in home to assure that the care provided for a defined group of patients in their home met the established standard of care.
  • Provided ongoing nursing assessment throughout the course of care ensuring the appropriate needs of the patient was met and evidenced by completing thorough nursing notes and corresponding documentation.
  • Attended case conferences and documented the individualized plan of care,  every 60 days.
  •  Used the nursing process to provide individualized care to home health patients and involved their families.

Education

Education
Aug 1995 - May 1999

Registered Nurse, A.S.

Motlow State Community College

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 1995 - May 1999

Registered Nurse, A.S.

State of Tennessee

Skills

Skills

Enthusiastic Caregiver 

Computerized Charting

Microsoft Office Proficient

Strong Medical Ethic