Oncology Certified Chemotherapy Infusion RN at Texas Oncology
An accomplished patient care professional, with years of nursing experience in several areas. Strong leadership abilities and an outgoing personality. I am also an experienced Telecommunications Manager/Project Manager with the ability to use good judgment in making critical decisions under pressure. I have a unique set of skills and diverse abilities, along with years of experience that enable me to learn complex concepts and ideas very quickly. My knowledge base includes Project Management, Case Management, Utilization Management, Network Optimization, Network configuration, Meaningful Use and EPIC Clinical Documentation. Infusioin clinic management, Infusion RN
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May 2018 - Present
Infusion Registered Nurse
Patient assessment, evaluate labs, consult protocol and treatment plan. Initiate PIV or access implanted port for chemotherapy infusions. Educate patients and family members to understand general information about chemotherapy, cancer diagnosis and most common side effects related to specific chemotherapy regimens. Provide education and follow-up care during course of treatment. Monitor patients for adverse reactions during infusion. Evaluate the patient's response to therapy and ongoing consultation and reporting of patients' condition to physicians.
Apr 2017 - May 2018
North Texas Infectious Disease Consultants
RN Infusion Nurse
RN Infusion Nurse responsible for the administration of all ordered therapies. Initiate PIV, or utilize existing PICC or PORT access for infusions. Mix and infuse antibiotics, IVIG, and biologics. Monitor patients for adverse reactions, order stock, and supplies.
Oct 2014 - Mar 2017
Paragon Health Care
RN Infusion Nurse/Center Director responsible for clinic operations and the administration of all ordered therapies. Initiate PIV, or utilize existing PICC or PORT access for infusions. Mix and infuse antibiotics, IVIG, and biologics per Dr. order and infusion center protocols. Send referrals for benefits and request pre-authorizations/ precertification is from insurance providers. Monitor and order stock and supplies. Endeavor to provide quality comprehensive services to all customers by utilizing a team approach.
Aug 2012 - Oct 2014
HCSC – Blue Cross Blue Shield
Registered Nurse UM/CM Care Coordinator/Utilization Review Concurrent/Acute In-Patient Cases. Regi
Registered Nurse UM/CM Care Coordinator/Utilization Review Concurrent/Acute In-Patient Cases. Registered Nurse Case Manager Care Coordination Early Intervention Program, Telephonic outreach to patient’s pre and post hospitalizations to educate medications, Signs, and Symptoms of infection, disease management, and the importance of follow-up physician visit.
Feb 2012 - May 2012
Deployment Analyst, RN BSN CRNI
Contractor with Community Health Systems HCS Meaningful use Deployment Analyst Medication Reconciliation HCS Deployment 100% travel HMS Software Builds and Forms “Go Live” Help Desk Support for HMS and HCS HCS End user and physician training Implement Software Configuration with IT Configure Printers and assure departmental routing Perform test scripts