Patricia Bramham, M.Ed., R.N.

Education:

  B.S. Business Administration, Major in Public Administration

          University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1977

  A.D. Nursing

         Chattanooga State Community College, 1994

  M.Ed. Community Counseling

         University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1999

   

Licensed: Registered Nurse, State of Tennessee

   

Employment:

-Project Personnel Officer, Recruiter, Assistant Division Personnel Officer, Natural Resource Ops - Tennessee Valley Authority – 7 years

-Unit Registered Nurse, then Patient Education Facilitator – Moccasin Bend Mental Health Facility – 4 years

-RN Case Manager – GENEX Services (subsidiary of UNUM) . Evaluated medical records. Contacted claimant, employee, and employer to assist in return to work plans. Promoted to supervisor of 8-10 RNs – 2 years

-Sr. Clinical Consultant, Manager, then Director – Chattanooga Appeals Clinical-Vocational Staff, UNUM. Analyzed medical information in claims to determine whether restrictions and limitations of attending physician were supported by medical information in the file. Was primary author of mass prophylaxis plan for Chattanooga UNUM Employees along with the Head of Safety & Security and with Chattanooga Health & Safety Officer. Guided by the Health Dept. outline.

   

Volunteer Activities:

-American Red Cross, Hamilton County – Crisis Counseling, Shelter RN, and as needed- 10 years

-PAR Foundation - Critical Incident Stress Debriefer – Assist Dr Sam Bernard in various cases where a crisis occurred, for small and large groups.

-Medical Reserve Corps – 20 Years off and on as needed.

-Currently Hamilton Co Health Dept Volunteer – Vaccinator, Explain and pass out COVID test kits, and other duties as needed.

-Tennessee Community Services Agency – Board Member 2 Years. Met monthly to make decisions for expenditures of various needs across the state relative to various community agencies.

-Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Health Council Appointee – Monthly roundtable meetings with other appointees to be informed, educated, and plan with other appointees to raise awareness in the community, set health priorities, etc – 2 yrs

   

Downloadable Bio-Sketch HERE

   

Contact information:

423-304-5597

[email protected]