Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Registered Nurse (Community Health, Out Patients)

Health Services Authority (Cayman Islands Hospital)- Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Provide and implement direct and indirect Nursing Services to Individuals, Family, community groups and home care settings.
Identify physical, social and emotional needs of the community and implement comprehensive care plans.
Educate and counsel patients with Chronic illness
Initiate and conduct home care visits
Research, Develop and Maintain community resources and program's for clients and family.
Conduct immunization to adults and children
Developed strong community relations through networking and liaison representation -Diabetic Association, Hospice care, Cancer Society.
In charge of Medical team at Emergency/Hurricane Shelter.
Prepare and conduct in service education presentations in health related areas to medical personnel and the community.
Patient advocate, assessed patient status and notify Physicians of clinical changes
Implement total patient care as first responder to medical emergencies
Coordinate services, treatment, and care as directed and specific to the patients needs
Educate patients and caregivers on health, wellness, parenting and home management, medication
administration, wound care and other areas as needed.
Provide skilled nursing care in medication administration, Phlebotomy, IV infusion, wound care.
Overall responsibility to provide palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans, for the provision of health care to a community of
approximately 3000 residents which includes 2 Schools and a Geriatric Residential Home.
Member of Quality Assurance, Health and Safety , Disaster Preparation Committee and Ethics Committee
Super user and trainer - Cerner Medical Reporting System.

Jul 2009 - Jul 2010

Registered Nurse

Marzouca's Medical Clinic Grand Cayman - Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Provided necessary health education training for patients.
Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
Organized, updated and maintained over 200 patient charts.
Maintained patient charts and confidential files.

Jan 2005 - Jul 2009

Registered Nurse/Midwife/Med/Surg.

University Hospital of the West Indies -Tony Thwaites Wing - Kingston, Jamaica

Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and
improving medical protocols/guidelines.
Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
Headed process for new nursing staff.
Providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.
Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
 Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.
Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management of assigned patients
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
Worked as part of team to ensure proper care and safety of patient.
Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.

Jan 2005 - Dec 2007

Claims Manager

Life of Jamaica Ltd - Kingston , Jamaica

Manage the daily operations of the Health Claims Adjudication unit, Customer Care Call Centre and Provider Relations unit, with a staff compliment of 48, ensuring reimbursement of Health Care benefits to members and providers totaling over J$200,000,000 per month.
Responsible for the preparation and execution of projects as per approved budget.
Sign off on Claims reimbursement with a limit of J$5,000,000.00.
Member of the Claims Committee with responsibility for Group Life and Health claims.
Developed and implement initial and ongoing training to new and existing staff members in my charge.
Process the application of Heath Practitioners for the provision of Health Care and Paramedical services to the Insured Members.
Inspection of facilities of Health Care providers, Medical Centers, Hospitals, Pharmacies, Laboratories, Dental Offices, Ophthalmic Offices to ensure the adequacy of the facilities in accordance with regulatory standards. Compiling reports and communicating with the relevant bodies in the.

Jan 2002 - Jan 2004

Nurse Manager/Diabetic Nurse Educator ( Primary Health Care)

Health Services Authority (Cayman Islands Hospital)- Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Supervised and managed a team of 3 Public Health Nurses, 8 Registered
Nurses, 8 LPN, 4 Clerical and 3 Ancillary staff.
Responsible for the formulation of business plans and execution of same under budgetary controls.
Provided and implemented direct and indirect Nursing Services to Individuals, Family, community groups and home care settings.
Identified physical, social and emotional needs of the community and implemented comprehensive care plans.
Educated and counseled patients with Diabetes.
Initiated and conducted home care visits within the community.
Researched, Developed and Maintained community resources and program for clients and family.
Conducted immunization, island wide.
Developed strong community relations through networking and liaison representation -Diabetic Association, Hospice care, Cancer Society.
Member of Quality Assurance, Health and Safety and Disaster Preparation Committee.
Charge Nurse at emergency medical center.

Jan 1980 - Jan 2002

Registered Nurse Med/Surg.

University Hospital of the West Indies - Kingston, Jamaica

Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical Implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 6 - 8 Patients per shift.
Acted as patient advocate, assessed patient status and notify Physicians of clinical changes.
Coordinated services, treatment, and consultations as directed and specific to the patients needs.
Educated patients and caregivers on health wellness, parenting and home management, medication administration, wound care and other areas as needed. Provided skilled
nursing care and medication administration.

Education

Education

Supervisory Management

Insurance College of Jamaica - Kingston Jamaica
2015

Masters Of Nursing Science

Nursing Informatics, Walden University
2002

Emergency Shelter Management

Cayman Islands Hazard Management, Cayman Islands
1984

Certificate : Midwifery

University Hospital of the West Indies - Kingston , Jamaica
1980

Diploma : Registered Nurse

University Hospital of the West Indies - Kingston, Jamaica
1970 - 1975

High School

Ardenne High School - Kingston Jamaica-

Skills

Skills

Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska, License number 23410
Registered Nurse Cayman Islands, License number NMC/PL/RN/09
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2012 - 2014

Employee of the Year
Award for Graduate with the Most outstanding Leadership Qualities
Highest Grade in Hospital examination
Director Award - Most Outstanding Graduate- General Nursing
Class prize Highest Hospital examination
Student Nurse of the year