Jesus Meza

  • 9922 East Empress Avenue Mesa, Arizona 85208

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 History

Work History
Nov 2015 - Present

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 2011 - Nov 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 2010 - Jun 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

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

Education
Jan 2005 - Present

Associates in Applied Science: Registered Nurse

Mesa Community College
Aug 1998 - May 2004

Prerequisites

Los Angeles Pierce College

Prerequisites for Nursing School

Aug 1995 - May 1998

General Education

San Fernando High School

Licenses

Certifications
Nov 2010 - Present

PALS 

Arizona
Nov 2010 - Present

BLS

Arizona
May 2010 - Present

Registered Nurse

Arizona