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Professional Summary
Driven Registered Nurse passionate for Mental Health with experience in inpatient psychiatric care settings. Highly adaptive individual with supervisory experience dedicated to quality patient care.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 2016
University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati Ohio
    • Registered Nurse-State of Ohio
    • CPI Certified
    • CPR certified through American Heart Association
Work History
Registered Nurse, 01/2017 to Current
TriHealth Rehabiliation HospitalCincinnati
  • Performed excellent patient-centered care, taking assignments up to 8 patients per shift including full assessments on each patient, medication administration and various care as needed per patient
  • Performed tracheostomy care, full indwelling catheter care, and wound care
  • Starting and administering IV medications 
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patients
Registered Nurse Supervisor, 06/2016 to Current
Blueridge Vista Health and WellnessCincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • Nurse Supervisor on Geriatric and Adult unit
  • Oversaw average of 40 patients per shift
  • Oversaw and managed 30+ clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Assigned and implemented necessary changes based on evaluation of staffing requirements and floor assignments
  • Conducted Interviews for Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Mental Health Technicians 
  • Orientation director for all new hires

-Conducted 3 day orientation training for all new staff

-Assigned new hires to most appropriate trainers once on the floor and oversaw  training running adequately and intervening when appropriate

  • Involved and assisted patient and patient's family (if applicable) with treatment plan, education, and as a resource for any questions/concerns.
  • Actively participated in Treatment Team daily meetings representing all patients in facility

-Initiated treatment plans for every patient 

-Performed weekly updates on each patient in collaboration with applicable  departments

  • Performed full intake/admission process for new and potential patients

-Created/maintained quality relationships with referral sources 

-Screening of potential admissions for appropriateness 

-Presented admitting physician with thorough assessment data in order to  appropriately confirm or deny the admission 

-Verifying patients insurance

-Full admission assessment

  • Code Lead for code violet and code blue
  • Deescalated, redirected patients in psychiatric emergencies effectively with use of therapeutic intervention; medication administration and use of seclusion and restraints  when needed
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care
Mental Health Technician, 02/2015 to 04/2016
Beckett SpringsCincinnati
  • Emotional Support
  • Discharge Instructions
  • Patient Care Needs
  • Quality Patient Care
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Leadership
  • Intake 
  • Highly Adaptive
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Medication Administration
  • Phlebotomy
  • Paper Charting
  • Electronic Charting 
  • Epic Proficient
  •  Wound Care
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
  • High level of autonomy 

Named American Psychiatric Nurses Association 2016 Student Scholar 

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Accomplished Operations Manager with 20 years of experience in human resources management, including working with various levels of personnel in organizational behavior, project management and corporate training.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Hiring and retention
  • Training and development
  • Recruiting
  • Compensation/payroll
  • Employee relations
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Dedicated
  • Strategic planning
  • Procedure development
  • Team building
  • Multi-site operations
  • Process improvement strategies
  • Staff retention
  • Relationship building
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
Operations Manager 08/2015 to Current Parker Psychiatric Services, INC. Baltimore, MD
  • Recruited, hired and trained new employees company-wide.
  • Built and maintained effective accounts receivable and cash flow monitoring systems.
  • Developed and managed annual operating budgets for city and state contracts.
  • Designed training modules that implemented strategic business practices and organizational behavior training concepts.
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes.
  • File appropriate compliance reports with regulatory agencies.
  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.
  • Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation.
  • Report violations of compliance or regulatory standards to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required.
Behavior Technician 10/2012 to 11/2014 Chimes Inc Baltimore, Maryland
  • Individualized supports and services are implemented in a manner, which is culturally normative, age appropriate, and which focuses on individual strengths, needs, abilities, interests and desires.
  • To make sure each individual attain his or her fullest potential and enhance his or her quality of life.
Phlebotomist Examiner 07/2012 to Current EMSI, Examination Management Services, Inc Baltimore, Maryland
  • Examiners collect blood, perform EKG from Insurance applicants.
  • Clinical Services subjects or Workplace and Wellness employees and applicants for employment for laboratory analysis.
  • Blood withdrawal procedure by venipuncture (needle) or finger stick ( lancet).
  • When performing a venipuncture, the technician will collect blood in a series of test tubes.
  • When performing a finger stick, technicians will collect blood on a filter paper for a dried blood spot test or through capillary tube for hematocrit testing.
  • Examiners/Technicians are responsible for centrifuging all blood specimens.
  • Technicians are responsible for making sure all specimens are mailed out to the appropriate laboratories.
Instructor 06/2009 to Current Emerge, Inc Columbia, Maryland
  • The goal of the Day Program is to provide a multi-sensory learning environment and wide range of opportunities for people with disabilities to enrich their lives.
  • To teach and apply socialization skills to individuals with mental challenges.
  • To also assist with retirement programs for older adults with disabilities.
House Manager 01/2017 to 05/2008 Progress Unlimited, Inc Owings Mills, Maryland
  • Manages staff assigned under my supervision to apply Quality Care to residents with Developmental Disabilities.
  • Assisting the team with programs that are individualized for each person based on their specific desires, needs and abilities.
  • Managing and assisting staff to make sure the residents are properly groomed by doing ADLs, jobs, social relationships, recreation ( in their home and in the community etc.)
  • Assist clients in pursuing their goals and interest.
House Manager 01/2017 to Current National Center on Institutions and Alternatives Baltimore, Maryland
  • Manages staff under my supervision to apply Quality Care to residents with Emotional Disturb behaviors.
  • Youth In Transition - Providing Inner City Youths with Behavioral Modification and a safe environment awarded by the courts.
  • Staffing - Payroll
  • Managers are liaisons with families, other providers and service coordinators, keep track of Individuals Health, financial needs, social - recreation - leisure activities and act as advocates on their behalf.
  • Medication Modification
  • Supervising staff assigned under my supervision, etc..
Mental Health Technician 09/2005 to Current Riverside Treatment Services, Inc Washington, DC
  • Participate in the nursing process by assisting in the individualized care of patients.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities and in the Hazardous Material Program including exposure to blood and body fluids, (possible) communicable diseases, sharp objects and instruments, assorted chemicals and gasses as listed in the Hazardous Materials Programs.
  • Asses the patient using physical and psycho-social assessment skills.
  • Manage the nursing problem list upon completion of initial assessment upon admission.
  • Implement aspects of nursing care plan and evaluate its outcome for each assigned and write Progress Notes each shift.
Community Service Officer 12/1997 to 08/2005 Baltimore City Police Department Baltimore, MD
  • Received general supervision from an assigned supervisor at the Baltimore City Police station.
  • Performed a variety of routine civilian field and office law enforcement duties in support of sworn personnel.
  • Provided general administrative and clerical duties in support of Police Department activities and programs, and providing information to the general public.
  • Completed routine crime reports through field interviews as well as over the phone or internet.
  • Conducted field investigations.
  • Entered and retrieved computerized data.
  • Participated in the collection, processing and storage of evidence.
  • Responded to violations of parking ordinances and issue citations as necessary.
  • Coordinated after school, summer, and winter programs (ages 7-17).
Psychiatric Technician 05/1996 to 12/1997 University of Maryland Medical System Baltimore, MD
  • Provided individual supportive services, group psycho-education, and recreational/social rehabilitative services according to the Individualized Residential Treatment Plan and under the supervision of the Program Director and psychiatric nurse(s).
  • Supplied direct care to consumers, and accompanied residents/patients on trips outside the facility for recreation or other appropriate reasons.
B.S: Psychology Present Coppin State University Baltimore, MD Psychology
Nursing Assistant Certification 2015 American Red Cross Chesapeake Region Baltimore, MD
Technology & Career Development Phlebotomy Technician 2009 STEIN ACADEMY School of Health
Group activities volunteer (United House of Prayer for All People) Baltimore Burn Football Team (Professional Women's Football League)
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Mental Health Counselor specializing in Behavior Therapy. Responsible self-starter who communicates well and is dedicated to improving the well-being of clients.
  • Superior communication skills
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Specialized training in grief counseling
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Medicaid familiarity
  • Solution-focused counseling
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Practiced in family assessments
Effectively managed caseloads of more than 2 clients at any given time.
EAOPS San Diego, CA Academic Advisor 03/2016 to 03/2017
-Acted as a role model for students by exhibiting positive behaviors.
-Conferred with parents and guardians, teachers and administrators to resolve students behavioral and academic problems.
-Assisted 20 children per station during small group learning periods.
-Supplied one-on-one attention to each student, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
Mid City Adult Learning Center Los Angeles, CA Assistant Behaviourial Counselor 12/2013 to 01/2016
-Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.
-Observed students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
-Encouraged students to be understanding of and helpful to others.
-Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
Behavioral Health Services El Centro, CA Mental Health Technician 08/2011 to 09/2013
-Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
-Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
-Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Communication 2016 California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, USA

-Coursework in Psychology, Social Work and Counseling.
-Coursework in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Child Development.