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Summary

Experienced Nursing professional with 10+ Years of knowledge and skill to drive and deliver outstanding care services and results for residents/patients.

Work experience

September 2006Present

Pharmacy Nurse Consultant

Omnicare of Northern Illinois

Providing on-site medication and chart audits, physician order reconciliation, and educational in-services on clinical/regulatory issues.

July 2008Present

Clinical/CPR Instructor

City Colleges of Chicago

(Clinical): Instructing and observing students in a clinical setting while caring for patients in long-term care, coordinating assignments and conducting student evaluations.

(CPR): Leading participants through the American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Programs by teaching the necessary skills to carefully react in an emergency situation.

December 2005January 2008

Charge Nurse

Glencrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Chicago, IL)

Provided primary care to 70+ residents requiring skilled nursing care, Management of various patient support systems, Administration of medications and Medicare charting.

September 2003November 2005

DON/DOW

The Ivy Apartments, Supportive Living Facility (Chicago, IL)

Oversaw the daily operations of nursing department; provided C.N.A. training/in-services as needed, directed clinical care meetings and participated in Quality Assurance.

August 2001October 2003

MDS/Care Plan Coordinator

Albany Care, Inc (Evanston, IL)

Planned, implemented and directed care plan conferences in accordance with up-to-date rules and regulations, recorded information on MDS initially, quarterly, and annually.

July 1993April 2001

DON (Director of Nursing)

Belmont Nursing Home (Chicago, IL)

Monitored quality of care delivered by nursing staff, created schedules, assisted with Human Resources/Payroll, developed primary nursing care plans.

Education

October 2007

C.N.A. Instructor Certification

Wright College (Chicago, IL)
June 2006

CPR Instructor Certification

Wright College (Chicago, IL)
May 2001

Associate in Nursing

Truman College (Chicago, IL)
July 1990

LPN Diploma & Pharmacology Certificate

Dawson Tech Institute (Chicago, IL)

Skills

Leadership, Supervisor, Leadership Development, Nursing Education, Health Education, Healthcare, Pediatrics, Microsoft office, CPR Certified.