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Saint Marys Regional Medical Center - Lpn Discharge Planner Resume Example

Penelope Perry
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Professional Summary
I have worked with the interqual for Medicare and Medicaid regarding inpatient psych for Turning Point, helping them to catch up on their billing. I also work with interqual for each admission to the hospital and insurance calls.  I am a hard working person, a fast problem solver and for many years worked two jobs. I am taking online classes next semester, and until I graduate in 2 years. Keeping busy is important to me. I have been in nursing for over 30 years and have never been afraid to ask questions or learn something new. If we are short handed, I will do everything I can to get the job done. I have been told many times that I am good with people that most don't have the patience for. I get along well with the doctors that I work with. If something needs to be done and no one has time, I will jump in and help. I was taught that the patient comes first and think it is sad that new grads and the corporate hospitals have lost that belief.
Skills

I have attended a wound care seminar. I have worked in an Inpatient Psych facility in California, working with Mental health and behavior patients, addition and alcohol related illnesses. Some patients could be disruptive and all staff were required to take a psychiatric defense seminar. This was extremely helpful in learning to deal with aggressive behavior while keeping myself, other staff and especially the patient safe.I have a lot of experience working with patients with Alzheimer's, various forms of Dementia and some MR and Downs Syndrome. At one time, I was the director of Physical Therapy at a nursing home. I enjoy working with people and care what happens to them. I wrote the documentation education program for the hospital and also published an article in the national nursing journal LPN 2007 by AJN, called 'Document It.' In the same month the article came out, I published a short story as a Novella, called 'In The Case of Another.'

Experience
LPN Discharge Planner/ Case Management Dept. and billing auditor Oct 2005Present Saint Marys Regional Medical Center Russellville , AR

I currently work with admissions, discharges and discharge planning. Am experienced with working closely with patients and their families, obtaining placement or equipment. Work with multiple physicians on a daily basis along with a large number of phone calls. On the weekends, I am the sole case management person for the hospital and am called for assistance in a wide variety of issues. Strong problem solving skills and trouble shooting skills. With the audits performed on bills, I am required to find errors, fix them and make a report of the findings and assist in the prevention of further issues by coming up with a plan of corrections. With classes taken at Tech in computer skills, working with electronic charting and records, I have good skills with computers, along with word, excel and power point.

 I have experience in patient education regarding Diabetes and Medications, smoking cessation and some lung conditions.

LPN Feb 2000Oct 2005 Stella Manor Nursing and Rehab Russellville, AR Medication Nurse, charting and assisted with ordering and receiving medications. Assisted doctors with rounds. Have strong skills in recognizing changes in patients physical and mental conditions. Good assessment skills. Also worked with some physical therapy and teaching. At the same time I was a full time employee at Stella, I also had my own Medical billing auditor and consulting business by the name of IAS. Chambers Hospital  was a client at one time and I performed patient request audits, but Saint Mary's soon became my only client.
Education
Arkansas Licensed Practical Nurse : LPN Mar 1983 Petit Jean Vocational Technical School Morrillton, AR
High School Diploma May 1981 Dardanelle High School Dardanelle, AR
In progress : Bachelors of Science in Emergency Management Arkansas Tech University Russellville , AR
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Previous Companies:

  • Saint Marys Regional Medical Center
  • Stella Manor Nursing and Rehab

Previous Job Positions:

  • LPN Discharge Planner
  • Case Management Dept and billing auditor
  • LPN

Schools:

  • Petit Jean Vocational Technical School
  • Dardanelle High School
  • Arkansas Tech University

Level of Education:

  • Arkansas Licensed Practical Nurse
  • High School Diploma
  • In progress

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