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Deborah
ds483052@yahoo.com
912-678-1173
16 Dawne Drive
Statesboro, GA 30458
Employee Health Nurse
22 years experience W2
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Summary

Highly skilled Registered Nurse with 20 plus years’ experience in direct patient care (medical surgical, home health, perioperative, post partum and telemetry, assisted living and skilled nursing home care). Also, 10 plus years’ experience in education, staff and curriculum development, with proven ability to initiate process and technological improvements. A highly collaborative team leader who inspires superior performance by developing, coaching and mentoring employees. Accomplishments include successful initial Surgical Technology program accreditation, Chair onsite Surgical Technology program accreditation visits, maintained above 88% attrition, graduation and placement of Surgical Technology students, organized and implemented Program Assessment Evaluation (PAE) tools to improve success rate of Certification exam results (52% to 80%),revised and implemented Surgical Technology curriculum to comply with the Core Curriculum from the Association of Surgical Technologist. Proficiently skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Blackboard, Illuminate live and e-instruction.

Clinical Nurse

  • Highly skilled in demonstrating the ability to deliver excellent nursing care to assigned group of patients in health care settings (medical surgical, home health, case management, perioperative, post partum and telemetry, acute care setting and clinic).
  • Effectively demonstrate the nursing process in delivery of health care ( assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating) to assigned group of patients

Nurse Educator

  • Provide /supervise instruction for post-secondary education student in several allied health courses
  • Develop curriculum and teach healthcare topics to unlicensed nursing students as well as practicing health care providers in the industry.
  • Develop, implement and monitor a Quality Assurance program using accreditation standards
  • Develop and manage on campus, online and clinical components of several allied health programs.
  • Teach CPR and First aid training to allied health students

Occupational/Case management

  • Manage a database of approximately 800 employees for annual health assessments
  • Offer information, resources, etc. regarding prevention and illness in the workplace
  • Manage all occupational exposures with immediate and follow up care as needed
  • Enforce infection control procedures

Director of Health Services

  • Manage/schedule Caregivers in delivery of care to geriatric population for 24/7 scheduling
  • Provide curriculum/training to candidates for Certified Medication Aides (CMA)
  • Mentor Caregivers and CMA employees in providing care to Residents
  • Maintain assessments/evaluations of admissions to facility
  • Develop/revise/update plan of care on all Residents

Experience
Employee Health Nurse
Healthcare
Jan 2013 - present
  • Review all employee records for appropriate documentation of PPD skin testing and results, health assessment and hepatitis B status.
  • Review incident reports and follow up as deemed necessary.
  • Follow up on all occupational exposure incidents to assure proper steps are taken to follow OSHA recommendations and maintain Infection Control policies.
  • Review and maintain all documentation required by OSHA regarding incidents and exposures.
  • Conduct education sessions regarding infections and communicable diseases (symptoms, OSHA/CDC recommendations, etc.).
  • Implement and coordinate communication with other affiliated agencies to assure correct labs are completed and information regarding results are handled appropriately.
  • Enter/access information regarding current recommendations regarding immunizations.
  • Coordinate multiple flu clinics to be available to educate and vaccinate employees.
  • Be available to answer questions employees may have regarding infectious diseases, occupational injuries or incidents
Incident Reports OSHA Health Assessments Nursing Infection Control
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Registered Nurse/Supervisor
Healthcare
Mar 2011 - Jul 2013
  • Summary of duties: Supervised care of residents, to include, facilitate information for all entities to assure effective coordination of benefits and care (health care providers, counselors, insurance agencies, pharmacies, etc,) Maintain accurate record of correspondences for all aspects of residents care.
  • Coordinate and supervise activities of the health care providers responsible for providing assessments and other care concerns, Analyze and determine clients’ needs and recognize potential problems of medically frail and medically compromised clients.
  • Responsible for writing service care plans that reflect the individual needs and services for those clients who are deemed medically frail or medically compromised during the assessment process.
  • Review documentation to assure that it meets all regulatory guidelines. Review staff files to assure all credentials, education, etc. are current. Supervise nursing staff in delivery of patient care
Nursing Registered Nurse
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Program Director/ Clinical/Classroom Instructor
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Jan 2000 - Jan 2012
  • Serve as the academic leader and clinical coordinator in delivery of and scheduling of assignments and activities in the theory, lab and clinical components of the program. Manage and maintain administrative functions to assure meeting and/or exceeding all standards.
  • Advise students regarding curriculum needed to complete the Diploma based program, to include progression of student from core courses, to program /lab courses and then clinical component of the program.
  • Responsibilities include course scheduling, fiscal management, development and implementation of operational procedures, student management and retention, and special projects.
  • Serve as supervisor to departmental instructors and set the tone for overall program quality, act a liason with affiliated agencies to facilitate communication of activities that affect program outcomes.
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Adjunct Allied Health Instructor
Information Technology
Jan 1999 - Jan 2012

Ogeechee Technical College fulltime 1999-2012/ Adjunct Allied Health Instructor 2012-present

Summary of duties:

  • Worked as adjunct instructor in Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant, and Phlebotomy and Certified Nursing Assistant programs.
  • Provided classroom and lab instruction for specific profession, to include lab skills demonstration and check off.
  • Coordinate and supervise clinical rotation experience for specific profession (Medical labs, hospital and nursing home and assisted living settings).
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Case Manager
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Jan 2005 - Jan 2008

Summary of duties:

  • Makes the initial evaluation visit, regularly re-evaluates the patient's nursing needs, initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions, furnishes those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill, initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, prepares clinical and progress notes, Initiate and coordinates services of affiliate agencies as requested or as need arise, advocate for client needs, assuring effective communication between client and agencies, informs the physician and other personnel of changes in the patient's condition and needs, counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs, participates in in-service programs, and supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.
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Education
Associate's in Science Nursing
Middle Georgia College, Cochran, Ga.
Certifications
Teach CPR
Georgia State Board Nursing Licensure Certified American Heart Association CPR
Skills
Nursing
2021
13
Health Assessments
2021
8
Incident Reports
2021
8
Infection Control
2021
8
OSHA
2021
8
Registered Nurse
2013
2
Case Management
0
1
CPR Certified
0
1
Geriatric
0
1
Health Services Administration
0
1
Home Health
0
1
Perioperative
0
1
Postpartum
0
1
Surgical Nursing
2018
1