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Samuel Lewis
XXXXX XXXXXX XXXX, Loxahatchee, FL 33470
Ph: XXXXX XXXXXXXX
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Professional Summary

Friendly and enthusiastic Registered Nurse with 20  years of experience in hospice, home health, clinical hospital nursing, clinical documentation improvement, and PICC/IV therapy. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.  Superb at team and independent patient care nursing practices, supervisory, and lead RN roles. 
Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Troubleshooting
Experience
Registered Nurses Aug 2014Present JFK Medical Center Atlantis, FL
  • Prepare prescribed solutions, antibiotics, and/or blood products for IM/Sub-Q and/or intravenous administration as prescribed. 
  • Assess patients' medical histories, medications, allergies and reason for treatment to predict therapy response.
  • Monitor patients' responses, including skin color, pupil dilation, pulse, heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, urine output, or ventilation using intravenous and noninvasive techniques.
  • Obtain informed consent from patients for lab draws, infusions, anesthesia procedures, and insertion of IV catheters and PICC lines.
  • Insert peripheral or central intravenous catheters followed by evaluation of the results via diagnostic tests such as x-rays.
Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Oct 2013Present HCA Healthcare System Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts.
  • Plan, develop, maintain, or operate a variety of health record indexes or storage and retrieval systems to collect, classify, store, or analyze information.
  • Resolve or clarify codes or diagnoses with conflicting, missing, or unclear information by consulting with doctors or others; and by participating in some quarterly physician meetings.
  • Develop in-service educational materials.
  • Consult classification manuals to locate information about disease processes.
Medical Coordinator Oct 2011Oct 2013 Palm Beach County Head Start & Early Head Start West Palm Beach, FL
  • Coordinated services & medical needs for pre-school children (6 months to 5 years old) with chronic medical conditions & disabilities.
  • Provided 1:1 and group education and training to parents/guardians, teachers/teacher assistants, ancillary center staff, and Inclusive/Health Units staff re: preparation and care of children with chronic medical conditions & disabilities.
  • Oversaw some responsibilities for the Inclusive/Health Unit Supervisor in the field and office as needed.
Alternate DON & Home Health RN Mar 2012Jun 2013 Absolute Caregivers Home Health Agency West Palm Beach, FL
  • Proficient with Medicare OASIS assessments/forms & ICD-9 Diagnosis processes.
  • Assisted in review and preparation of documents to maintain agency's credentialing & satisfy state inspection requirements.
  • Monitored visits of other RNs, LPNs, and Home Health Aides.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals' home, to identify potential health or safety problems.
Home Health Registered Nurse Oct 2010Dec 2012 K&D Home Health Care, Inc Boca Raton, Florida
  • Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals' home, to identify potential health or safety problems.  
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, and develop health improvement programs.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
Triage Clinical Coordinator and Supervisor Jul 2008Jun 2010 Hospice Palm Beach County West Palm Beach, FL
  • Supervised RNs, LPNs, and ancillary field staff after hours during evening shifts. 
  • Developed & utilized plans of care for medical intervention of patients on hospice & palliative care services at home & in hospice houses. 
  • Triaged calls for patients, nurses, ancillary & affiliated medical staff of 7 states (including Florida) to ensure continuity of care after team hours.
  • Document evaluations, treatment plans, case summaries, or progress or other reports related to individual clients or client groups.
  • Participate in continuing education.
  • Analyze data to determine the effectiveness of specific treatments or therapy approaches.
  • Communicate client assessment findings and recommendations at end of shift to each hospice agency.
  • Assist and supervise dispatching of staff to patient care settings.
RN Insurance Examiner and Investigator Aug 2006Sep 2009 Nation's CareLink, Inc. Minneapolis, MN
  • Accepted appointments for LTC insurance referred clients for health assessments, vital signs, height and weight, specimen collection, Mini-Mental testing, completion of questionnaires / applications for Long Term Care (LTC) insurance / benefit claims for the Underwriting Departments to determine eligibility for multiple LTC Insurance Companies.
  • Analyzed information gathered by investigation then prepared and reported findings and nursing recommendations.
PICC Registered Nurse Aug 2004Apr 2006 Orlando Regional Medical Center Orlando, FL
  • Assess /interview patient to collaborate chart info & gather additional history for safest/least invasive Intravenous Access Device (IVAD) best suited.
  • Accessed patient's vein with traditional, Seldinger, and/or Modified Seldinger techniques--with and without use of an ultrasound machine. 
  • Provided pre and post IV access education. 
Education
Bachelor of Science : Nursing Jun 2015 Grand Canyon University Phoenix, Arizona
Associate of Arts : Nursing Jan 1993 Miami Dade Community College Miami, Florida
LPN Certification : Nursing Jan 1990 Miami Lakes Vocational Technical School Miami Lakes , FL
Language
English - Proficient - Primary Language, Spanish - Moderate fluency - 2nd Language
Additional Information
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Re-certification - January 2015 to Present
American Nurses Association & Florida Membership (ANA) - January 2014 to Present
American Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, Florida Chapter (ACDIS) - October 2014 to Present
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS) - July 2014 to Present
Clinical Documentation Improvement Boot Camp and Certification (CDI) - October 2013 to Present
Nurses Services Organization (NSO) - January 2012 to December 2014
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Certification (PICC) - August 2004 to 2006
Infusion Nurses Society, Central Florida Chapter (INS) - October 2004 to 2006
Photopheresis Certification - January 1997 to December 2000
Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Certification (BLS CPR) - 1990 to Present
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Previous Companies:

  • JFK Medical Center
  • HCA Healthcare System
  • Palm Beach County Head Start & Early Head Start

Previous Job Positions:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
  • Medical Coordinator
  • Alternate DON & Home Health RN
  • Home Health Registered Nurse

Schools:

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Miami Dade Community College
  • Miami Lakes Vocational Technical School

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • LPN Certification

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