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Alexa Coleman
Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with experience in acute patient care, long-term care, case management, and patient/family advocacy.  Possessing motivation, drive, and strong leadership skills.

  • Exceptional capacity to multitask, manage competing priorities with ease, and maintain the delivery of superior patient care.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate through a positive attitude, maintain integrity and compassion, while working in a fast paced often stressful environment.
  • Ability to work well with others from all disciplines within the care team as well as family members, friends, and co-workers.
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Care Planning
  • Charting and Patient Documentation (proficient in EPIC)
  • Leadership in Charge Nurse Role
  • Patient/Family Education
  • Med/Surg post-op care
  • Telemetry and EEG monitoring
  • IV insertion/therapy; NG insertion, PEG maintenance, and blood transfusions
  • Wound Care
Private Duty Nurse (Part-time) 05/2014 to Present
Forward Health Madison, WI

  • Provide care for ventilator/trach dependent patients.
  • Provide medical treatment or personal care to patients in private home settings, such as cooking, keeping rooms orderly, seeing that patients are comfortable and in good spirits, or instructing family members in simple nursing tasks.
  • Administer prescribed medications, assess patients, and document all findings.
  • Assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheostomy tubes, or oxygen supplies.
  • Help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output. 
Registered Nurse Care Manager 03/2014 to Present
Care Wisconsin Madison, WI
  • Work in collaboration with Social Worker to coordinate care for members on team. 
  • Implement and provide oversight for medical treatment plans developed by NP/PA/PCP.
  • Perform annual physical/functional assessments for every member.
  • Provide triage for medical concerns that arise and communicate effectively with interdisciplinary team and PCP.
  • Quarterly and PRN visits for each member.

Registered Nurse (Part-Time) 12/2012 to Present
Reynold's Assisted Living Monona, WI
  • Perform weekly wellness checks at a small 5 bed Assisted Living facility that supports individuals with dementia.
  • Assess residents, check vital signs, obtain weights, nail care, and any other duties necessary to ensure excellent resident care.  
  • Provide teaching and inservices to all staff.
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse 07/2005 to 03/2014
St. Mary's Hospital Madison, WI
Worked as staff nurse and Charge RN on 24 bed Neuroscience Med/Surg Unit.  Cared for patient's with acute and chronic illnesses including; CVA/TIA, seizures, neck/back/brain surgeries, dementia, psychological illnesses, ETOH abuse/withdrawal, Parkinson's Disease, meningitis, MS, metabolic disturbances, cancer, syncope, as well as many other non-neuro conditions.
  • Charge Nurse duties that included supervising staff during shift, assisted with any needs staff and patients' had, communicated closely with hospital Nursing Supervisor, and made staffing assignments.  Delegated necessary tasks to staff.
  • Assisted with precepting new RN's.
  • Participated as representative on the Quality Improvement council and on the Shared Governance Committee.
Lab Assistant II 12/2001 to 07/2005
Covance Laboratories Madison, WI
  • Supported needs of Anatomical Pathology team by setting up labs for animal necropsy's.
  • Labeled vials, slides, cassettes, and kapak bags.  Made chemical solutions.
  • Organized/cleaned lab and office areas.
Community Support Provider/Coordinator 02/1997 to 01/2002
Dungarvin WI, Inc. Madison, WI
  • Cared for individuals with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Assisted with all personal cares, administered medications, and took individual out in the community.
  • Supervised a program, was responsible for maintaining a monthly budget, ordered medications/medical supplies, and attended medical appointments.
Associate Degree in Nursing: Registered Nurse May 2005 Madison Area Technical College - Madison, WI Studied under the supervision of a RN Clinical Instructor providing bedside treatment and clinical documentation for patients in Med/Surg Unit, Family Care Suites, Labor and Delivery, and a Psychiatric Unit. Completed two preceptorships; one at the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital on the OB Unit, and at Dean East Clinic/Sun Prairie in the OB/GYN department.
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Previous Companies:

  • Forward Health
  • Care Wisconsin
  • Reynolds Assisted Living

Previous Job Positions:

  • Private Duty Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Care Manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • Lab Assistant II


  • Madison Area Technical College

Level of Education:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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