Williams - Hospice Worker - Palm Springs, CA, USA

Kathleen Williams

Palm Springs, CA, USA

Services

Hospice Worker

Summary:

Job Categories: Health Care (34 Years experience)
Total years experience: 32 Years


83293 Fairbanks Avenue
Indio, CA 92203
Phone (760)972-4010
Cell(760) 989-2989
E-mail: Sailing9734@verizon.net or katwilliams005@gmail.com

Kathleen Williams R.N., BSN, MS in Nursing Education
Education 1974-1982 Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA
ASN in Nursing
California State University San Bernardino
BSN June 2007
MSN with academia in Nursing Education March 2012

Professional strengths:
• In-depth knowledge of the process and procedures of medicine and health care services
• Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Possess thirty two years of practicing experience as a registered nurse
• Experience in bedside care, crisis intervention ,symptom management and family intervention
• Possess good problem solving and decision making skills
• Ability to develop and maintain rapport with patients and families
• Possess strong knowledge of working in an interdisciplinary team
• Excellent presentation and management skills
• Possess Registered Nursing License
• In-depth knowledge of basic safety and infection control principles
• Familiar with the regulatory guidelines of state and federal government

Professional experience :

May 2008- present
Odyssey Hospice a Gentiva Corporation
Registered Nurse Case Manager
• Responsible for case management for hospice patients
• Handled the tasks of primary case management such as
direct patient care and of patients in the home setting, Skilled
Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities and hospitals
• Developed Individualized Plans of Care for assigned patients
Ensuring all services needed were identified and met while working
closely with the Interdisciplinary Team, patients, family and attending
physician
• Responsible for mentoring new hospice nurses and LVN students
• Responsible for the coordination of care for the patient and family,
Providing skilled and palliative care for the remainder if

Work History

Registered Nurse Case Manager

Odyssey Hospice a Gentiva Corporation

From May 2008

• Responsible for case management for hospice patients
• Handled the tasks of primary case management with direct patient care and of patients in the home setting, Skilled
Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities
• Developed Individualized Plans of Care for assigned patients.
Ensuring all services needed were identified and met while working
closely with the Interdisciplinary Team, patients, family and attending
physician
• Responsible for mentoring new hospice nurses and LVN students
Responsible for the coordination of care for the patient and families


Providing skilled and palliative care for the remainder if patient's life
• Improved quality of nursing care by implementing comprehensive
nursing evaluations and assessment
• Provided field supervision for 10 Home Health assigned to your patients
• Responsible for Case Load of 20 patient's per week

Supervisor Scott Newell
760-333-7742
Gentiva Health Services, Inc.
3350 River wood Parkway, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 951-6450

Public Health Nurse

Public Health Nursing County

August 2007 - May 2008

of Riverside
Case management Field Nursing
Trained in Case Management
Supervisor Demetria Brown
(951) 955-3500

Registered Nurse

June 2005 - August 2007

92262
Supervisor Jan Herring
760-323-6304

PACU Registered Nurse

Eisenhower Medical Center

December 2003 - June 2005

39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage, CA92270
Supervisor: Rhonda Paige
(760) 837-8130 R.N. Working in 23 bed busy PACU and 8 bed
pre-operative area, including managing patients pain control issues
including block and deep sedation with anesthesia

Registered Nurse Manager PACU

Alvarado Medical Center

August 2000 - December 2003

92120
(619) 287- 3270
Supervisor: Diane Jones:
(619) 229-3260R.N. / R.N. PM Nurse Manager
Responsible for payroll, audits, management of employees, responsible for interdepartmental harmony and all other duties of a very busy 8 bed
PACU / pre-op area

Registered Nurse Manager PACU

American Nursing

September 1999 - August 2000

Services San Diego Division
(800) 444-6877 3900 N Causeway Blvd.
Suite 650
Metairie, La 70002
R.N. Working in Busy E.R.'s and
I.C.U.'s in San Diego County as full time registry

Registered Nurse ICU

Paradise Valley Hospital

June 1999 - September 1999

Supervisor Lynn Novencido
(619) 470-4230
R.N. Working in busy ICU as R.N.
Traveler through Medical Express Travel
co

Registered Nurse ICU

Sharp Chula Vista

September 1997 - June 1999

91911
(619) 482-5817
R.N. Busy SICU / MICU specializing in open heart
surgery, Employed as fulltime traveler through Medical Express Travel
Company

Registered Nurse Neuro Trauma ICU

Roanoke Memorial Hospital

March 1997 - September 1997

Traveler through Medical Express Travel Co.
(800) 544-7255

Registered Nurse Cardicac Intensive Care

Sutter Roseville Trauma Center One Medical Plaza

August 1995 - March 1997

95661
Supervisor Joanne Ferigno
(916) 781-1000
RN.in a very busy CICU RN and Active Member of Code Blue
Resuscitation Team

Registered Nurse High Risk Labor and Delivery

Mercy General Hospital

July 1991 - August 1995

Supervisor Judy Atkinson R.N.
(916) 454-2222
Busy High Risk Labor and Delivery area
Included scrubbing in operating and circulating for Cesarean Sections and Recovering Patients in PACU
Also worked on-call in Emergency Services

Registered Nurse Emergency Room Services

Sutter General Hospital

August 1989 - July 1991

95816
(916) 482-2000
R.N. Fulltime MICN in busy Emergency Room, member of Code Blue Team
Giving orders to Paramedics on Radio per county rules and regulation

Registered Nurse

AMI Valley Medical Center

May 1984 - August 1989

(then Scripps East County)
688 East Main Street El Cajon, Ca 92115
(619) 440-1122
Supervisor Anne Beckett
R.N. / Charge R.N. Full-time staff position in 14 bed Emergency
Room, all duties of staff RN and Charge RN position

Registered Nurse ICU and Emergency Services

Joanna's Nursing Services

June 1983 - May 1984

92113
R.N. Working fulltime registry position /in ER's and ICU throughout
San Diego areas

CNB/PNB Nursing Services

June 1983 - May 1984

92111
(619) 571-1171
R.N. Worked in ERs and ICUs throughout San Diego, area
County

Registered Nurse Busy Open Heart ICU

Sutter Memorial Hospital

From June 1983

95823
916-422-4000
Nursing Supervisor was Judy Nakamura R.N.
Open Heart ICU Nurse
Member of Code Blue team assisting all patients in hospital
that have had a respiratory or cardiac arrest

Qualifications & Certifications

Nursing Education

California State University San Bernardino

California State University San Bernardino

Sacramento City College

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