Nursing, Customer Service, Data Entry Resume
|Desired Industry: Healthcare
|Desired Job Location: Alexandria, Louisiana
||Date Posted: 6/6/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 06/16/2012
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 50-75%
|Highest Degree Attained:
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Nancy McCool RN
1179 Francis Street
Jena La. 71342
Registered nurse and business owner with 22 years of experience in direct patient care, nursing supervision, medical billing , chart review/auditing and marketing. Reputation as a patient advocate and self-directed professional with a comprehensive knowledge of nursing procedures, federal and state regulations and effective management practice. Proficient in time management, prioritization and multi- tasking. Consistently demonstrates positive attitude, energetic personality and ethical business practice.
PRIMARY AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Medical Billing and Coding
Documentation Review/ Chart Auditor
Clinical Areas : Home Health, LTC, Emergency Room, Med/Surg, Telemetry, Psychiatric, Chemical Dependency, Rehab
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Louisiana State University, Alexandra, Louisiana
ACLS Instructor: 1994
General Studies/Pre-law Louisiana State University: Shreveport, La . 2002
University of New Orleans: New Orleans, Louisiana .2004
Certified Identity Theft and Fraud Specialist through Harvard Risk Management in 2009
Certified Small Business Risk Management in 2009
Employee Benefits Certified in 2009
DEQUINCY HOME HEALTH 2010-PRESENT
PRN Home Health RN
Review Medical Charts for accurate coding
Field Nurse (in home RN visits PRN)
Proficient in OASIS paperwork
HARVARD RISK MANAGEMENT 2009-PRESENT
Identity Theft Specialist
Focus on Medical Identity Theft
Employee Benefits Certified
Small Business Consultant
Marketing and Sales
LEXINGTON HOUSE NURSING FACILITY 2011-2012
Weekend RN Supervisor
Nursing supervisor of 140 bed facility:
Supervise all departments within facility including staffing as needed and direct patient care in emergency situations.
Work approximately 8 hours per week in MDS/Medicare Department
GOLDEN AGE NURSING FACILITY ( Facility sold in 2011 and is no longer operational) 2010-2011
Director of Nursing
Supervised approximately 140 clinical staff members
Responsible for MDS/Medicare Billing Review prior to submission
Random Chart review to assess for appropriate charting
Responsible for keeping Nursing Staff updated on current Federal and State Regulations
Worked closely with Physicians to assure continuity of care
Provided Nursing Education via weekly in-services
Supervised wound management team
DOCTORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 2008-2009
Emergency Room Department Charge Nurse.
ICU Charge Nurse.
Medical/Surgical Unit Charge Nurse and House Supervisor while working 7p-7a shift.
SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL: DUBUIS 2006-2007
Provided direct patient care to Ventilator Patients
Charge Nurse Duties
Case Management Duties: Discharge planning, Obtaining placement for discharged patients, Coordinating with facilities, insurance companies, patients and family members, Physicians
SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL: CABRINI 2005-2006
Cardiac/Telemetry/Pre and Post CABG Unit
Relief charge nurse.
Staff nurse/Team nurse duties.
RIVER OAKS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL 2004-2005
New Orleans, La.
Weekend charge nurse on Adult Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency Unit.
Facilitated Group Therapy sessions with patients
Facilitated Individual and Family Therapy sessions
BRENTWOOD PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL 2003-2004
Weekend charge nurse on acute adult psychiatric unit.
Facilitated individual/family and group therapy sessions.
Conducted education groups for patients and families.
Administered emergency medication to severely impaired and dangerous patients as needed.
BEAUREGARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 1998-2002
Registered Nurse in Acute Care Hospital
Charge nurse on Telemetry/Med Surg Unit.
Employee Health Coordinator.
Medical research Study Coordinator
SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL: ST.PATRICKS 1997-1998
Lake Charles, La.
Team/staff nurse on medical rehab unit.
Coordinated patient care with multiple therapist and physicians.
METRO HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE 1993-1997
Director of Nursing
Management of all Clinical Staff
Responsible for accurate billing
Performed all 60 day recertifications
Coding and Billing
Reviewed all Clinical Documentation/ Chart Audits
Marketing of Business to Physicians and Medical Facilities
BAYOU RAPIDES PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL 1992-1993
Adult Psychiatric Unit Charge Nurse
Documentation and Medication Administration on all Patientsí
Made rounds and reported daily to Psychiatrist
Facilitated Group and Individual Therapy Sessions with Patients and Family Members
Provided Educational Classes for Patients and Family Members
SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL: CABRINI 1987-1992
Emergency Room Staff Nurse
ER Charge Nurse Duties
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
NOTE: This Resume does not contain entire 22 year Job History or PRN, Agency/Secondary Jobs in an attempt to keep it from becoming too lengthy or confusing. I will gladly provide this information upon request.
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