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Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana - Utilization Review Nurse Resume Example

Christopher Lopez
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Utilization Review Nurse Feb 2012Present Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana Baton Rouge, La I review charts for medical necessity and facilitate the patient to a lower level of care as appropriate.
Emergency Room Nurse/Utilization Review Nurse Aug 2000Present Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge, La

As an Emergency Room Nurse, I took care of individuals through every stage of life from birth to death. Educated all different types of populations and people from all different kinds of educations backgrounds. Had to be very creative sometimes in my communication skills to get some people to understand what I was trying to teach them. While in the ER I oversaw several staff members as the Team Lead/Charge Nurse, helping to dictate the flow and make sure things were being done properly. Was also a resource to new grads and did training of those new grads as well.

As a Utilization Review Nurse, I would facilitate the patients through their hospital stay, coordinate their further care, communicate with their physicians about their care and needs.

Emergency Room Nurse/Utilization Review Nurse May 2005Jan 2012 North Oaks Medical Center Hammond, La

As an Emergency Room Nurse, I was responsible for taking care of patients across all kinds of socioeconomic classes and educating them on the disease process and how to take care of themselves and their families to prevent having to come to the er. I was also a teacher/trainer for the new staff, and taught them new skills.

As the Utilization Review Nurse, I reviewed the emergency room patients charts to make sure that medical necessity was there and worked closely with the emergency room physicians to make sure what the thought process was regarding each patient.

Orthopedic/Neurosurgery Charge Nurse/Emergency Room Nurse Nov 1995Dec 1999 East Jefferson General Hospital Metairie, La As an Orthopedic/Neurosurgery Charge Nurse, I was responsible for taking care of patients who had just come out of serious ortho/neuro procedures. Educating them on their surgeries and how to be safe post op. During this time I was also responsible for staffing the unit, making sure the patient/staff ratios were safe and the care being delivered was safe and effective.
As an Emergency Room Nurse, in one of the area's biggest Er's I was responsible for delivering care to individuals ranging from birth to death and dealing with minor to severe injuries and being able to recongnize a bad situation and stopping it from getting any worse.
Education
Bacculerate in Nursing: Nursing Nicholls State University Thibodeaux, La I have certifications in the following:
-Advanced Cardiac Life Support
-Pediatric Advanced Life Support
-Trauma Nurse Critical Care
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Previous Companies:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • North Oaks Medical Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Utilization Review Nurse
  • Emergency Room Nurse
  • Orthopedic
  • Neurosurgery Charge Nurse

Schools:

  • Nicholls State University

Level of Education:

  • Bacculerate in Nursing

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