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Jesus Meza

Registered Nurse

Summary

Five years experience as a Pediatric Registered Nurse in an acute and also in a long term care setting. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of Patient care satisfaction.

Work experience

Nov 2015Present

Registered Nurse, Case Manager

United Healthcare

Primary Responsibilities:     

  • Make outbound calls to assess members' current health status  
  • Identify gaps or barriers in treatment plans  
  • Provide patient education to assist with self management  
  • Interact with Medical Directors on challenging cases 
  • Coordinate care for members 
  • Make referrals to outside sources 
  • Coordinate services as needed (home health, DME, etc.) 
  • Educate members on disease processes 
  • Encourage members to make healthy lifestyle changes 
  • Document and track findings 
  • Utilize Milliman criteria to determine if patients are in the correct hospital setting 
  • Make Welcome Home calls to ensure that discharged member receive the necessary services and resources
Dec 2011Nov 2015

Registered Nurse, Charge Nurse

Cardon's Children's Medical Center at Banner Desert
  • Caring for Patients' who are suffering from Acute and Long-Term illnesses and diseases.
  • Assist Patients' with Healing and Recovery after Surgery.
  • Record Patients Medical History, Vital Signs and Test Results in Medical Records.
  • Administer Medication and Treatment to Patients' as ordered by Doctor(s).
  • Evaluate Patient Care needs, prioritize treatment and maintained Patient flow.
  • Utilize strong assessment skills to determine necessary Patient Care.
  • Provide necessary Health Eduction Training for Patients'.
  • Support Patients' with customized Patient Teaching Tools.
  • Manage Team of Medical Support Personnel.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • "Pain Champion" class; How to better control Patient Pain-Management as a resource to be used for Nurses'.
  • Assist Nurses' with Diagnostic Treatment, Rehabilitative and Supportive Services as the Charge Nurse on a Primary Healthcare Team.
  • Coordinate with Doctor(s) and other Registered Nurses' to develop 'Care Plans' for Patients'.
  • Provide quality Nursing Care in accordance with Resident Care; Policies and Procedures.
Jun 2010Jun 2014

Registered Nurse

Hacienda Healthcare
  • Caring for Patients' who are suffering from Acute and Long-Term illnesses and diseases.
  • Assist Patients' with Healing and Recovery after Surgery.
  • Record Patients Medical History, Vital Signs and Test Results in Medical Records.
  • Administer Medication and Treatment to Patients' as ordered by Doctor(s).
  • Evaluate Patient Care needs, prioritize treatment and maintained Patient flow.
  • Utilize strong assessment skills to determine necessary Patient Care.
  • Provide necessary Health Eduction Training for Patients'.
  • Support Patients' with customized Patient Teaching Tools.
  • Manage Team of Medical Support Personnel.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Assist Nurses' with Diagnostic Treatment, Rehabilitative and Supportive Services as the Charge Nurse on a Primary Healthcare Team.
  • Coordinate with Doctor(s) and other Registered Nurses' to develop 'Care Plans' for Patients'.
  • Provide quality Nursing Care in accordance with Resident Care; Policies and Procedures.

Skills

Patient Care Skills
  • Sound, ethical, and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with Patients' and their Families'.
  • Performs all tasks with a Patient centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

Education

Jan 2005Present

Associates in Applied Science: Registered Nurse

Mesa Community College
Aug 1998May 2004

Prerequisites

Los Angeles Pierce College

Prerequisites for Nursing School

Aug 1995May 1998

General Education

San Fernando High School

Licenses

Nov 2010Present

PALS 

Arizona
Nov 2010Present

BLS

Arizona
May 2010Present

Registered Nurse

Arizona