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Skylar Simmons
XXX XXXXX XXXXX XX , Advance , NC 27006
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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Registered Nurse with a solid history of achievement in multiple areas of the medical profession. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include management, customer service and critical thinking.  Seasoned Registered Nurse with more than 30 years total in the Health Care Industry.

Skills
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Coordination
  • Education and Training
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Administration and Management
Experience
06/2008 to Present
Telehealth RN Wake Forest Baptist Health - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Provided telephone triage to multiple specialty clinics as well as community physician practices - both during normal business hours and after hours.
  • Assisted patient's and families after discharge from the emergency room or as an inpatient with education, follow-up appointments, prescriptions, lab or imaging results, and correct administration of medications. 
  • Assisted employees with correct exposure protocol after hours for Employee Health Services.
  • Provided health care needs for elite VIP patient's including appointments, medications, health care advice as per protocol.
  • Called patient's at home within 48 hours after discharge and completed a survey insuring medication and follow up visit(s) complacency as well as any health care needs identified after discharge.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Direct or supervise other nursing/healthcare personnel.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention.
  • Refer students or patients to specialized health resources or community agencies furnishing assistance.
09/2008 to 05/2010
Disease Management Nurse Accordant Health Services - Greensboro, NC
  • Responsible for health/disease management of a select group of patient's with rare diseases such as Crohn's, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Myasthenia Gravis.
  • Prepare and distribute health education materials, such as reports, bulletins, and visual aids, to address smoking, vaccines, and other public health concerns.
  • Develop, conduct, or coordinate health needs assessments and other public health surveys.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, and develop health improvement programs.
  • Prescribe or recommend drugs, medical devices, or other forms of treatment, such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
05/2006 to 03/2008
Registered Nurse - Emergency Department Lexington Memorial Hospital - Lexington, NC
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
  • Emergent and non-emergent care of all aged patients
  • Conscious sedation of adults and pediatric patients.
  • Assisted with intubation of patients.
  • Assisted with/ride along with critically ill or trauma patients to higher level of care facility.
  • Provided all aspects of critical care (i.e. IV's, foley catheter's, ng tubes, etc.)
03/2004 to 04/2006
Director of Nursing/Nurse Manager Davie County Hospital - Mocksville, NC
  • Consult with medical, business, and community groups to discuss service problems, respond to community needs, enhance public relations, coordinate activities and plans, and promote health programs.
  • Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for the facility or medical unit.
  • Prepare activity reports to inform management of the status and implementation plans of programs, services, and quality initiatives.
  • Monitor the use of diagnostic services, inpatient beds, facilities, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services.
  • Establish work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space and equipment availability.
  • Direct or conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
  • Plan, implement and administer programs and services in a health care or medical facility, including personnel administration, training, and coordination of medical, nursing and physical plant staff.
  • Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads by attending board meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
  • Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel.
07/2001 to 04/2004
Registered Nurse - Travel Nurse VITA Medical Staffing - Charlotte, NC
  • Worked several hospital units as a travel nurse including Moses Cone Memorial Hospital from 1/2004 thru 4/2004 on Med/Surg (Renal) unit, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center from 1/2002 thru 1/2004 on several different units (Medical, Intermediate Care, Med/Surg, Gyn Oncology), Rowan Regional Medical Center from 7/2001 thru 12/2001 on Critical Care/Telemetry unit.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • 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 all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
06/2003 to 12/2003
Registered Nurse - ICU and Telemetry Unit Davis Regional Medical Center - Statesville, NC
  • Assess patients' pain levels and sedation requirements.
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Provide post-mortem care.
01/2001 to 07/2001
Registered Nurse - Night Charge on Renal Unit Novant Health (Forsyth Medical Center) - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
  • Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals' home or work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems.
04/1998 to 05/2000
RN-Utilization Review/Case Management Sloan's Lake Managed Care - Denver, CO
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Prescribe or recommend drugs, medical devices, or other forms of treatment, such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
  • Work with individuals, groups, or families to plan or implement programs designed to improve the overall health of communities.
  • Consult with institutions or associations regarding issues or concerns relevant to the practice and profession of nursing.
  • Provide or arrange for training or instruction of auxiliary personnel or students.
  • Worked on many committee's including quality improvement and customer service.
  • Presented many in-services on multiple topics to all staff including physician's and nurses.
01/1996 to 03/1998
Registered Nurse Centura Health - Ask-A-Nurse - Denver, CO
  • Provided telephone triage and general health information to the public.
  • Provided after hours triage for physician office's including pre-auth fo treatments, prescribing medications, and giving home care education all per written protocols.
  • Coordinated needs of rural physician's and their patient's for transfer of care for emergent/specialty needs.
01/1994 to 05/1995
Registered Nurse - Charge Nurse on Family Care Unit Mercy Medical Center - Denver, CO
  • 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.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
  • Document data related to patients' care including assessment results, interventions, medications, patient responses, or treatment changes.
  • Perform emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Manage patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses, and changing care plans accordingly.
  • Administer blood and blood product transfusions or intravenous infusions, monitoring patients for adverse reactions.
  • Discuss illnesses and treatments with patients and family members.
  • Collaborate with members of multidisciplinary health care teams to plan, manage, or assess patient treatments.
  • Obtain specimens or samples for laboratory work.
  • Collaborate with patients to plan for future health care needs or to coordinate transitions and referrals.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in acute care.
  • Assess the needs of patients' family members or caregivers.
08/1991 to 11/1993
Registered Nurse - ICU and Telemetry Units Christian Hospital Northeast - St. Louis, MO
  • Assess patients' pain levels and sedation requirements.
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Assess patients' psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Participate in professional organizations and continuing education to improve practice knowledge and skills.
  • Participate in the development, review, and evaluation of nursing practice protocols.
  • Provide post-mortem care.
07/1990 to 08/1991
Registered Nurse - Charge RN on Post-Partum/High Risk Ante-Partum Unit and Newborn Nursery Memorial Medical Center - Savannah, GA
  • Charge over post-partum, newborn nursery, and ante-partum units.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth and develop health improvement programs.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
  • Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals' home or work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems.
  • Floated to NICU.
06/1985 to 07/1990
Registered Nurse - prev Unit Sec and Nurse Assistant Springfield General Hospital - Springfield, MO
  • Began employment here as a nurse assistant.
  • Trained and worked as a unit secretary
  • Upon graduation from nursing school began working as an RN in all areas of this small osteopathic hospital including:  Med/Surg, ICU, ER, L/D, Post-Partum, Newborn Nursery.
Education
05/1990
Diploma in Nursing: Nursing
St John's School of Nursing - Springfield, MO
Pre-nursing Southwest Missouri State University - Springfield, MO
Nursing for 3 semesters/Data Processing for 3 semesters prior to Nursing Program Mesa College - Grand Junction, CO
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This is a real resume for a Telehealth RN in Advance, North Carolina with experience working for such companies as Wake Forest Baptist Health, Accordant Health Services, Lexington Memorial Hospital. This is one of the hundreds of Telehealth RN resumes available on our site for free. Use these resumes as templates to get help creating the best Telehealth RN resume.

Previous Companies:

  • Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Accordant Health Services
  • Lexington Memorial Hospital

Previous Job Positions:

  • Telehealth RN
  • Disease Management Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Emergency Department
  • Director of Nursing
  • Nurse Manager

Schools:

  • St John's School of Nursing
  • Southwest Missouri State University
  • Mesa College

Level of Education:

  • Diploma in Nursing

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