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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 experience

Jul 2001Apr 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 2010Aug 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

Aug 1995May 1999

Registered Nurse, A.S.

Motlow State Community College

Certifications

Aug 1995May 1999

Registered Nurse, A.S.

State of Tennessee

Skills

Enthusiastic Caregiver 
Computerized Charting
Microsoft Office Proficient
Strong Medical Ethic