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Oliver Martinez

Patient and family education Case management

Care plan development Management experience

Excellent communication skills Experienced in project management

Staff PRN RN Apr 2015Present Austin Lakes Hospital Austin , Tx
  • Acute adult psychiatric in-patient care.
RN-IV Lead RN Utilization Management Review Jul 2013Present Department of Aging and Disability Services Austin, Tx
  • At the Nurse IV, I conduct reviews of medical necessity level of care evaluations, individual service plans, and other relevant documentation to evaluate appropriateness and quality of nursing and long term services and supports in Medicaid waiver programs; and determine compliance with policies, procedures, rules, laws, and standards, correctness of needs assessments, and justification for levels of Medicaid community services.
  • I develop and use an array of evaluation methods, including review of records, and on-site visits for nursing assessments and for validation of service needs and service delivery.
  • I am responsible for complex policy interpretations and validating or revising clinical review decisions made by state organizations and provider agencies, and will provide consultation on individual cases involving service appropriateness in the home and community based services waiver program and the state plan long term services and supports.
  • I participate in workshops and seminars on issues related to nursing services in Medicaid waiver programs, abuse/neglect/exploitation and complaints; consultations regarding the provision of quality care within the guidelines provided by federal, state and departmental rules, laws and directives.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on medical issues and a resource for the unit, other departments within DADS, and providers in the state of Texas.
RN IV- Nurse Manager Jan 2012Jul 2013 Austin State Supported Living Center
  • As the RN IV, I plan, direct, and supervise overall nursing care of individuals in the AuSSLC infirmary.
  • I set goals and long range plans for our assigned unit.
  • I ensure safe professional nursing practices are maintained.
  • Provide training/education to professional staff as needed.
  • Ensure active participation in the individual's plan of care.
  • Coordinate the development, implementation & evaluation of health care services within the assigned unit.
  • Ensure completion of required documentation either by personal completion or through delegation to assigned staff.
  • Supervise, direct, and monitor the job performances of nurses to ensure quality health care for residents.
  • I provide residents, parents, staff, and other appropriate parties, training and/or information necessary to meet individuals' health care needs in a consistent, safe, and correct manner.
  • Participate directly in establishing and maintaining a clean, safe, healthy environment to aid in individual's normalization process.
  • Participate in and contribute to seminars and workshops, or meetings for professional growth, education & improved communications.
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experience.
  • Maintain skills in CPR and other emergency techniques and initiates as necessary.
  • Maintains open lines of communication with Medical Director, psychiatrists, psychologists, Home Supervisor, & other interdisciplinary team members & consults with them about medical care, policies, & procedures.
  • Update the Nursing Operations Officer on an on-going basis about pertinent information concerning unit operations and resident status.
Charge Nurse Sep 2009Jan 2012 Austin State Hospital
  • As the RN II I work under the supervision of the nurse manager and in collaboration with the service director and senior service physician.
  • I perform complex leadership and management duties in directing nursing service operations.
  • Provide leadership for the development, maintenance, and on-going development of nursing service-specific work processes.
  • I have primary responsibility for planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care on a 24-hour basis.
  • I am responsible for directing day-to-day operation of the service.
  • Administratively and clinically supervise all nursing staff within the assigned service area(s).
  • Maintain close coordination with the service director, senior physician and other physicians, and core team members to ensure effective support and functioning of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Demonstrate a responsibility for communication and problem-solving with nursing, other departments, services, patients, and their families.
  • Regular duties include the initial nursing assessment of patients for hospital admission; health and mental status assessment and provision of nursing care for patients that are admitted; providing therapeutic interventions and guidance to consumers; assisting physicians and other clinical staff as needed with admissions, patient care, and public relations; carrying out physicians' orders; coordinating and documenting hospital-wide staffing in collaboration with the shift supervisors for optimal organizational functioning; providing staffing assistance as necessary, and receiving client abuse and neglect referrals from DFPS.
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
Staff RN Sep 2009Jan 2012 Austin State Hospital
  • I perform routine and supervisory nursing work at Austin State Hospital.
  • Observe, assess, plan, perform, evaluate, and document patient care.
  • Direct the implementation of nursing care by staff nurses, LVNs, and non-professional staff.
  • Provide supervision of the assigned unit for an assigned shift.
  • Function as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Collaborate with other charge nurses and the nurse manger to ensure 24 hour continuity of care.
  • Assist in teaching and directing other personnel.
  • Supervise, counsel, and evaluate subordinate staff.
  • Provide ongoing education for personnel, patients, and patients families.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
MBA : Health Care Administration Dec 2015 University of Texas Tyler, Tx
Bachelors of Science : Nursing Apr 2009 Baptist College of Health Sciences Memphis, TN Registered Nurse
Biology May 2006 Mississippi State University Starkville, MS Biology
Austin Lakes Hospital Austin, TX
Memphis Mental Health Institute- Memphis TN Delta Hospital - Southaven MS Austin State Hospital Austin, TX
Additional Information
Awards and Recognition: Life Saver Award- 2010
Daisy Award for Outstanding Nursing Care- 2010, 2011
Diversity Award- 2011
Preceptor for the University of Texas Integration Students for Summer of 2011
Registered Nurse
Board certified to work in the state of Texas License number: 778496
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Previous Companies:

  • Austin Lakes Hospital
  • Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Austin State Supported Living Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Staff PRN RN
  • RN IV Lead RN Utilization Management Review
  • RN IV Nurse Manager
  • Charge Nurse
  • Staff RN


  • University of Texas
  • Baptist College of Health Sciences
  • Mississippi State University
  • Austin Lakes Hospital
  • Austin State Hospital

Level of Education:

  • MBA
  • Bachelors of Science
  • Memphis Mental Health Institute- Memphis TN\nDelta Hospital - Southaven MS

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