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Maegan N. Singleton

Registered Nurse

Education

Sept. 2018present

Masters of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practioner

University of Texas at Arlington
Jan. 2013May 2015

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Southwestern Adventist University 
Aug. 2008May 2011

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

Hill College

Work History

Sept. 2017present

Case Manager/Service Coordinator

Cook Children's Health Plan

-Performs case management and service coordination for 40 members with chronic health conditions and complex needs.
-Effective advocates for members and their families to make sure the required services are obtained.-Uses astute assessment skills to recognize change in member status.
-Plans services for members on a yearly basis, and meets with families four times a year to assure the plan is still in place.-Uses effective communication to correspond with other case managers/service coordinators, as well as physicians, RN's, LVN's and a vast number of therapists across the members interdisciplinary team.

June 2016June 2017

Registered Nurse/Case Manager

Guardian Healthcare

-Performs the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient’s nursing needs. 
- Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions. 
-Performs services in accordance with the plan of care. 
 -Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on his/her patients in a timely manner as per Agency policy. 
 -Coordinates services. 
 -Counsels the patient and family/significant others in meeting nursing and related needs. 
 -Participates in and presents in-service programs. 
 -Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition.   
-Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries. 
 -Refers to Physical Therapists, Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist and Medical Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized skills. 
 -Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel. 
 -Is available for on-call duty nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned.

July 2015July 2017

Registered Nurse/Medical Surgical Unit

Texas Health Resources-Cleburne

-Manage caseload for up to six patients with various medical conditions for pre-operative and post-operative status.
-Utilize strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
-Assist patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
-Provide quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
-Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
-Educate patients on health promotion, disease management, medications, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
-Coordinate with doctors and partnered with a team of nurses to develop effective care plans for patients.
-Accurately document all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

Clinical Experience

Cook Children's Hospital
          Clinical Specialty in the NICU - 60 hours
          Pediatrics - 60 hours

John Peter Smith Hospital 
          Medical Surgical Nursing - 60 hours
          Maternal/Newborn Nursing - 60 hours
          Mental Health Nursing - 60 hours

Plaza Medical Center
          Medical Surgical Nursing - 60 hours

Texas Health Huguley
          Medical Surgical Nursing - 60 hours

Volunteer Service

Hope Clinic 
Demonstrated effective nursing skills, such as taking vital signs, performing accuchecks, and physical assessments. Communicated interprofessionally with other healthcare members, and worked collaboratively with other members of the team for the best patient outcome.

Godley Community Outreach 
Demonstrated meticulous organization in accepting donations, and in delivering the appropriate donations to each family. Demonstrated effective communication and leadership skills in leading the other volunteers in order to pull off the event as smooth as possible.  

Your Best Pathway to Health 
Demonstrated effective teamwork and communication on all levels. Demonstrated several nursing skills, such as starting IV's, performing blood draws, taking vital signs, performing patient assessments, while providing care to over 7,000 patients in a span of three days. Demonstrated meticulous organization, which was paramount to this volunteer experience. Effective communication between various members of the healthcare team, as well as interprofessional collaboration for the best patient outcome were vital, and performed successfully.