Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Clinical Experience
Timeline
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Katy Bachman

Registered Nurse
Odell

Summary

Enthusiastic Registered Nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills as an RN on the Medical-Surgical Unit. Clear understanding of EPIC and OSF Policies and training in phlebotomy with15 years of medical laboratory experience. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in direct patient care as a registered nurse. Looking forward to collaborating with fellow mission partners in order to continue providing excellent care for the community while transitioning from the Lead Lab Assistant to practicing at the highest level of the registered nurse licensure.

Overview

19
19
years of professional experience

Work History

Lead Laboratory Assistant

OSF Healthcare
2017-10 - Current
  • Lead department in safety, ensure highest quality specimens are obtained, and collaborate with scientists in performing and documenting limited automated testing.
  • Active in performance improvement specific to department and overall data, including lab assistant responsibilities.
  • Assist with scheduling and bench assignments and in leading department
  • Evaluate departmental data to identify opportunities.
  • Responsible for leading and training new assistant mission partners and assisting in competency assessments.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving patient wait time issues.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between 10-15 employees

Laboratory Assistant, Osf Healthcare

OSF Healthcare
2007-04 - 2017-10
  • Maintained lab by calibrating equipment, cleaning surfaces, cleaning items used.
  • Demonstrated competence in collecting lab samples for testing.
  • Performed diagnostic and therapeutic laboratory procedures.
  • Communicated with doctors, nurses, patients and other employees to identify and resolve healthcare needs.
  • Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
  • Developed and updated department goals and achievements throughout fiscal year.
  • Coordinated with other healthcare providers concerning treatment plans for patients.
  • Responded to more than 20 inquiries a day from doctors, nurses and patients with accurate information.
  • Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
  • Maintained up-to-date information in electronic medical records software.

Daycare Provider

Self
2005-01 - 2007-04
  • Established Daycare for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years in home.
  • Provided care for emotional and physical needs; including love and attention to each child, providing and preparing nutritious meals and snacks, adequate rest and play time, and performed countless other activities ensuring nurturing and loving environment.

Dental Assistant

Dr. Gary Leverton
2002-01 - 2005-01
  • Provided direct assistance to dentist while care was provided to 15-20 patients daily.
  • Responsible for fielding phone calls, scheduling appointments, and rooming patients.
  • Responsible for being familiar with many different dental operations such as fillings, extractions and root canals in order to immediately provide doctor with tools necessary for each client’s needs.
  • Responsible for properly cleaning each room and sterilizing tools used by dentist.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy and applying lead aprons.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for review by dentist.

Education

Associate Degree in Nursing - nursing

Heartland Community College
2016-08 - May 2021

Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA

Livingston Area Career Center
May 2016 - Aug 2016

No Degree - Phlebotomy

Kankakee Community College
May 2006 - Aug 2006

High School Diploma - General

Pontiac Township High School
Aug 1993 - 1997-05

Skills

Extensive phlebotomy experience
Experience collaborating with providers and multidisciplinary care team members
Safety

Collecting Vitals

Infection control measures

Patient Consultation

Problem resolution

Clinical Experience

  • Ortho-Neuro: OSF St. Joseph Medical Center: October 2020-current
  • Mental Health: Salvation Army-Safe Harbor: September 2020
  • Mental Health: Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health: September 2020
  • Mental Health: Memorial Medical Center: September 2020
  • Mental Health: Evenglow Inn: August 2020
  • Obstetrics: ShadowHealth: April-May 2020
  • Pediatrics: ShadowHealth: March-April 2020
  • Medical-Surgical: OSF St. Joseph Medical Center: January-March 2020
  • Medical-Surgical: Advocate Bromenn Hospital: October-December 2019

Timeline

Lead Laboratory Assistant

OSF Healthcare
2017-10 - Current

Associate Degree in Nursing - nursing

Heartland Community College
2016-08 - May 2021

Laboratory Assistant, Osf Healthcare

OSF Healthcare
2007-04 - 2017-10

Daycare Provider

Self
2005-01 - 2007-04

Dental Assistant

Dr. Gary Leverton
2002-01 - 2005-01

High School Diploma - General

Pontiac Township High School
Aug 1993 - 1997-05

No Degree - Phlebotomy

Kankakee Community College
May 2006 - Aug 2006

Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA

Livingston Area Career Center
May 2016 - Aug 2016
Katy BachmanRegistered Nurse