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Sherlie Anderson

RN - BSN

Kansas City, KS

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• Highly skilled career professional with more than 10 years practical experience in hospital, home health, and primary care environments. 
• Established in cardiac and oncology patient support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures. 
• Computer skilled, managing heavy daily patient volume including telephone triage, appointment scheduling, and patient referral. Proficient in all documentation with care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures. 
• Proficient in all documentation/record maintenance/paperwork to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality. 
• All areas of major and minor surgical procedures performed in hospital and clinical office environment. 
• Strong work ethic and clinical skills. Self motivated and a team player as well as individually motivated. Able multi-task and adapt to a variety of environments. Able to prioritize in a fast pace environment.

Work Experience

RN

BSN
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Overland Park, KS
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November 2010 to Present

Performance of initial reviews for severity of illness and medical necessity. 
• Ensuring admitting orders are congruent with physician orders. 
• Assist with discharge planning. 
• Referrals to physician advisors for cases that do not meet admission criteria.

Contract Community Health Nurse

Missouri Dept of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities
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October 2008 to Present

Performance of mental and physical assessments monthly. 
• Monitoring of immunizations and administering flu vaccine, B12, birth control injections. 
• Review of MAR's and physician orders and monitoring medications. 
• Review lab work and medications adverse reactions. 
• Refer Clients to PCP or specialist for follow-up visit; monitor all compliances with clients and providers.

RN

Missouri Dept of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities
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Shawnee Mission, KS
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November 2009 to December 2010

Admitting and discharge patient with mood disorders and dual diagnosis. 
• Initial and assessment alcohol detoxification patients for safety and stability. 
• Administering medication and assisting in meeting the mental health needs and medical care. 
• Review of MAR's and physician orders, conduct transfers to others units, and facilities. 
• Charge nurse when needed. 
• Continue care following doctor and counseling orders to help with patient care.

Staff Nurse / Telemetry and Med

Surg Unit
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Agency, Kansas, US
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March 2008 to May 2009

City, MO 
 
• Served as a contract nurse caring for patients with life-threatening illnesses, including acute congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, drug overdose, massive trauma, and respiratory failure, providing bedside care. 
• Promoted health and support for patients and families in coping with illness. 
• Skilled in bedside monitoring, 12 lead EKG and ventilators. 
• Responsible for charting electronically using Meditech.

Staff Nurse / Oncology and Med

Surg Unit
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Agency, Kansas, US
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February 2006 to February 2008

City, KS 
 
• Served as contract nurse caring for patients with different types of cancer, and surgical patients. Responsible for initiating and maintaining intravenous therapies, 
• Prepared patients for radiological procedures and therapies. 
• Responsible for charting electronically using Vista. 
• Responsible for maintaining and changing wound dressings.

Day Charge Nurse

KVC Behavioral Hospital
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November 2003 to November 2006

Facilitated overall nursing staff performance and care of 45 bed unit 
• Applied strong commitment to quality control by ensuring cohesiveness and involvement between nursing staff and resident's family. 
• Provided direct patient care to pediatric and young adults with acute psychological and behavioral disorders. 
• Provided medications and observed for adverse reactions and side effects. 
• Monitored and examined report and follow up on lab data, follow physician orders. 
• Delegated assignments and supervised the efforts of nursing staff as charge nurse. 
• Responsible for utilization review of insurance policies. 
• Provided care for suicidal, homicidal, and sexual perpetrators and abused patients.

Staff Nurse

Surg and Telemetry
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Center, Kansas, US
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February 1998 to February 2003

City, KS 
 
• Served as a team member on the telemetry and med surgical units. 
• Delivered a complete range of RN services and expertise. 
• Accurately obtained and documented patient histories and medication list, assessed individual conditions and needs. 
• Selected departmental referrals for acute and ill patients for treatments. 
• Prepared equipment and assisted physicians during patient's examinations.

Education

BSN

Kaplan University -
Fort Lauderdale, FL

2009

AAS in Nursing

Sanford Brown College -
Kansas City, MO

1997