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Professional Summary

An enthusiastic, hardworking and competent healthcare professional, who possess the required level of nursing experience needed to deliver high quality, customer focused, and effective client care. Key qualities include being able to continually assess a client's needs and wishes, coping with frequent interruptions in high pressure situations, and being able to respond quickly to emergencies. Displays a real passion for nursing, with a strong desire to provide the highest level of care and service to clients. Currently looking for a suitable position with a responsible employer who will assist in the development of professional growth.

Work experience

Feb 2014Jul 2015

Director of Care Delivery

HCR Manor Care

Director of Care Delivery - Kalamazoo, MI.  Oversaw the care management of a population of patients within a geriatric dementia unit. Responsible for conducting the nursing process assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation under the scope of the State's Nurse Practice Act. Coordination of resource utilization, timely and appropriate care interventions, and interdisciplinary communication to enhance patient and family satisfaction. Adherence to center's clinical systems and regulatory compliance.  Management of nurse supervisors and health aides on the geriatric dementia unit.  Provided in-services and education to all staff in regards to facility policies.

Feb 2013Jan 2014

Nurse Case Manager

Right Consulting Group

Nurse Case Manager -  Right Consulting Group, Inc- Standish, MI.  Provided comprehensive medical case management for acute and long-term injuries. Collaborated with physicians and the healthcare team to identify and facilitate a treatment plan that promoted a successful outcome. Applied skills and diverse experience of my nursing background for assessment, planning, implementation, and advocacy in Auto No-Fault, Workers' Compensation, and Individual Claims Assist with obtaining and reviewing medical records. Assisted with the development and interpretation of medical reports or summaries.  Precepted new staff.

Oct 2008Feb 2013

Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Hospice at Home, Lakeland Healthcare Affiliate

Hospice Nurse Case Manager - St. Joseph, MI.  Provided case management for the in-home, long term facility and hospice client settings.  Provided informational visits and admission visits for all hospice client settings.  Liaison between clients and other health care and community resources.  Medication management and hospice referrals.  Oversaw LPN and home health aide care of hospice clients.  Acted in  the role of liaison between patients, patient families, and physicians.  Independently managed caseload.  Collaborated with all hospice team members on a regular basis. Precepted for new nurse case managers.  Worked weekends as on call RN making scheduled visits and as needed visits, including but not limited to death pronouncements and family support.  Triaged phone calls after hours, weekends and holidays. 



Bachelor of Science of Nursing

University of Phoenix

Attended online courses to obtain a BSN.


Associate of Applied Science

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Two year nursing degree program.  After the first year, I successfully passed testing to become a Licensed Practice Nurse.  After completion of the program I successfully passed testing to become a Registered Nurse. 


Registered Nurse License in the State of Michigan.  BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC.

Skill Highlights

Successful case management in multiple levels of healthcare and hospice, accomplished in Medicare Oasis charting.   Electronic medical record charting experience with Epic, DeVero, McKesson, Advocate, and SunCoast.   Computerized charting experience with knowledge base in : MS Windows, Word, Works, Excel and PowerPoint.  Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.  Self- motivated and energetic; highly ethical.  Efficient accurate and detail oriented.  Strong analytical skills; ability to multitask and prioritize.  Strong working knowledge and familiarity with related health issues.  Hospital experience includes:  general medical surgical, in-patient operating room with focus on orthopedics and Emergency Department Nursing in a  Level 1 trauma hospital.