Renee Lee Kiff
Renee Kiff RN
1359 East Towne Lane Apt. A
Delaware, OH 43015
I am a dedicated, reliable, and culturally competent Professional Nurse looking to work as a Registered Nurse to provide quality and compassionate health care to all patients.
Registered Nurse and Case Manager (February 2015 to July 2016)
Mount Carmel Home Care/ Trinity Home Health | Westerville, OH
My duties included assessments, administered injections, medication education, and setting daily schedules for administration per Physicians orders and recommendations. Provided disease management education and wound care to patients, his or her families, and caregivers to ensure improvement of each patient’s quality of life and knowledge. Exercised trouble shooting techniques, individual patient assessment findings, and care team consultations of daily care routines for patients to ensure excellence and improvement in quality of care to each patient. I provide excellent airway and equipment management skills, wound care techniques and treatment applications based on patient condition and standard of care. I use effective time management and scheduling techniques, which allows me to accurately and effectively coordinate and communicate with other health care professionals. I work with an adult client base with ages ranging from 20-98 years of age. Supervised and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of motivation and professionalism. As a Case Manager, I was required to use sound judgment skills and a high level of personal accountability. It also required the use of excellent communication skills to help facilitate the needs of all patients. I efficiently coordinated with care teams, supervisors, multiple physicians, and medical supply companies for the need of an individuals care. I also performed lab tests from physicians’ orders and communicated results with Physicians and Supervisors. I carefully and competently provided proper documentation of all patient care in accordance with facility standards
I Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care and liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. I provided effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
Home Care/Private Duty Nurse (April 2011 – February 2015)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) transitioned to Registered Nurse (RN)
Maxim Healthcare Services | Columbus, OH
My duties included assessments, injections, medication administration, disease management, as well as patent, family, and caregiver education. I frequently trained new staff on daily care with patients including airway management techniques, equipment operations, trouble shooting and daily care routines for patients. I have excellent airway and equipment management skills and provide care with ventilator and tracheotomies. . I have also worked at Health and Wellness clinics for screenings and referrals. I have worked clients from ages ranging from 11-89 years of age. I also monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals.
Home Care (December 2009 – March 2011)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Interim Healthcare, Inc | Dayton, OH
My duties included wound-care, assessments, injections, medication administration, disease management, and education for patients and their caregivers. I collaborated with the Homestyles division working on case management and recertifications for the Passport program. I gained valuable knowledge in the nursing care of patients with chemical dependency. I collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab processing. I called physicians and pharmacies to request authorization of drug refills and provided detailed prescription information as directed. I gained valuable clinical experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Padgett’s disease. I assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting, and transferring patients in their homes following appropriate safety precautions. I assisted patients by providing all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients. I gained extensive experience working in homes with disabled children and adults and working with assistive equipment to help patients become as independent as possible. I provided on-call care at all times of day and night. I provided all ordered treatments to patients and closely monitored acute conditions with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, and pneumonia. I monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials. In conjunction with RN Case Manager, I effectively supervised NAs and non-clinical staff. I provided assessment and evaluation of both adult and pediatric patients. I enjoyed working with all age groups ranging from 11-92 years.
Medical Assistant (December 2003 - July 2009)
Columbus Public Health-Ben Franklin TB Control Program | Columbus, OH
I provided TB education to individuals, businesses and at risk groups. I provided referrals to community resources to patients as needed. I coordinated
with nursing staff and provided TB testing services to TB outreach clinics throughout Franklin County. I aided in the prevention and control of TB disease through education and assisting with investigations. I worked closely with my healthcare team to assist with the prevention and control of TB disease in direct observation therapy team. I assisted to provide professional nursing care for perinatal, pediatric, and adult patients with ages ranging from 0-98 years of age. I assisted nursing teams in performing triage, patient assessment, history, vital signs, and procedures for specimen collection. I administered intradermal injections & monitored daily medication administration and performed outpatient procedures at the direction of the provider. I assisted to maintain open communication with patients concerning their treatment progress and diagnostic reports in conjunction with nursing staff. When needed I Identified and coordinated referrals to community resources for patients. I also reported and assisted with coordinating care with multidisciplinary teams as necessary. I also performed all functions necessary to assure clinic flow and patient care accurately and efficiently. I independently or in conjunction with staff, conducted mandated TB screenings, and special education assessments in community setting treating a large number of patients. I ensured external follow-up where required. I provided education to all age levels on TB including prevention, current treatments and screening techniques as directed by state and federal guidelines. I assisted with physicians office appointments and efficiently used both Medical Manager and Citrix programs to ensure proper clinic functioning. I reported patient assessment findings and administered medications daily in compliance with current State and Federal guidelines. I assisted in counseling and educating patients about reproductive health issues and wellness. I gained expertise in co morbidities of STDs, HIV, Hepatitis, and family planning issues to assist patients while they were receiving active TB treatment.
Associate Degree, Registered Nurse, (August 2009 – August 2011)
Fortis College of Nursing |Centerville, OH
Kettering, Dayton VA Medical Center, Southview, and Miami Valley Hospitals.
During my education at Fortis College
I received experience in differing units including: OB/Maternity, Medical Surgical, Respiratory ICU, Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit and in the Mental Health areas in providing total nursing care
Professional, Licensed Practical Nurse, (February 2008 - May 2009)
Fortis College (formerly Bohecker College of Nursing) | Columbus, OH
Diploma, Medical Assisting, (October 2002-October 2003)
American School of Technology | Columbus, Ohio
Registered Nurse (November 2011) from the Ohio Board of Nursing
Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR certification
HONORS & AWARDS
Academic Excellence 4.0 in my Medical Assisting program.
Summa Cum Laude from my Associates Degree program.
References and Recommendations Available Upon Request