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Professional Summary

Energetic and experienced nurse leader with 15 years of progressive experience in health-care. Strong clinical and management background in academic teaching hospitals, assisted living facilities and long term care facilities. Active team player who responds quickly to emergency situations while maintaining a calm and reassuring demeanor.

Education and Training
Master of Business Administration 2018 Dominician College New York, New York
Bachelor of Science: Nursing 2013 Goshen College Goshen, IN

Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana, Michigan,Texas, New York and New Jersey.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2001-2018
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certified 2001- 2018
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association 1
  • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIH) Certified 2014-2018
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified 2014-2018
Skill Highlights
  • Experienced in Long Term Care, Rehabilitation, Med-Surgical, Orthopedics/Neurology, Progressive Cardiac Care (PCU) /Telemetry, Intensive Critical Care (ICU) Units
  • Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Ventilation/tracheotomy experienced
  •  Experienced manager
Relevant Professional Experience
Nurse Administrator 05/2016 to Current New York Presbyterian New York, New York
  • Responsible for clinical operations in a 196 bed teaching hospital.
  • Assist in hiring and overseeing nursing staff ( RN's) and ancillary staffing (patient care assistants, nursing aids) for the hospital. 
  • Communicate with an interdisciplinary team of providers to ensure the safety and health of all individuals served
  • Assess staffing needs according to workload and staff competency; Re- assigns and adjusts staffing based upon patient care needs.
  • Collaborate with different departments (pharmacy, radiology, lab, registration) to resolve issues and improve work flow processes throughout the department. Designed and implemented a communication strategy for reporting and escalating these issues.
  • Work with senior leadership to engage staff for magnet initiative.
  • Serve as a member of  Multidisciplinary System Ulcer Committee, and the night staff advisors committee 
Clinical Nurse Coordinator/ Assistant Nurse Manager 06/2015 to 05/2016 New York Presbyterian New York, NY
  • Responsible for managing and overseeing 8 clinical in-patient units; General Medicine, Emergency Department, L&D, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Surgical, ICU and Step Down Units.
  • Coordinated and participated in the development of the performance evaluation program for functions within the unit; monitors and documents performance; provides on-going feedback regarding levels of performance; and formally evaluates employees in relation to performance.
  • Assisted in developing, recommending, and coordinating new procedures for assigned functions or units. Provides immediate support, and education on policy, procedures, equipment and supplies.
  • Participated on the Coding and Readiness committee.  Improved patient fatality by 3%.
Charge/Staff Nurse 07/2010 to 04/2015 St Joseph Regional Medical Center South Bend, IN
  • Delivered high-quality patient care in a 256 bed teaching hospital on Med-Surgical, Orthopedics / Neurology, Progressive Cardiac Care (PCU) /Telemetry, Intensive Critical Care (ICU) Units.
  • Assisted physicians to perform a broad scope of procedures and treatment utilizing various invasive equipment.
  • Obtain and interpret appropriate lab tests including observing and reading telemetry, obtaining electrocardiograms, reporting symptoms and changes in testing.
  • Responsible for patient assignments and unit operations
  • Serve as a member of Unit Council, Skin Care Council, and Sepsis Task force.
  • Developed sepsis protocol resulting in reduction on septic deaths by 5% within first 3 months.
Assistant Director of Nursing 02/2009 to 07/2010 Silverbrook Manor South Bend, IN
  • Overhauled an under performing 100-bed skilled nursing facility at risk of being shut down. Over saw 3 clinical supervisors and 32 nursing and CNA staff; managed a budget of $580,000.
  • Improved employee retention by instituting employee of the month and achievement awards. increased retention of staff from 15% to 33% in the course of a year.
  • Evaluated and reformulated job descriptions; hired 7 new employees to improve patient staff ratios.
  • Instituted biannual appraisal tool; performed quarterly coaching to monitor and measure professional development, and conducted annual assessments.
  • Developed a more concise inventory system that helped save $15,000 in one year.Responsible for hiring, in-servicing all nursing personnel, and implementing disciplinary actions as needed.
Charge Nurse 08/2004 to 01/2009 Regency Place South Bend, IN
  • Responsible for 20 residents in the Sub-Acute rehab unit of 150 bed long term care facility.
  • Responsible for total patient care including, dispensing of medications, taking vital signs, intravenous therapy, oxygen therapy, application of dressings, tracheotomy care, wound V.A.C therapy, insertions of catheters, nasopharyngeal and oral suctioning and peritoneal dialysis, peg tubes, TPN's.
  • Collaborated effectively with interdisciplinary team members of medical and healthcare professionals comprised of physicians, nurse managers, dietitian, social workers, case manager and physical therapist
Clinical Coordinator/Registered Nurse 04/2003 to 06/2005 Dungarvin Health Care Services South Bend, IN
  • Provided clinical oversight for 60 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; Assured care plans were complete, accurate, and followed by 100 day/night staff members.
  • Responsible for scheduling and supervising medical appointments, client intake, and physician communications.Organized, updated and maintained patient charts.
  • Planned and implemented staff development plans and coordinated staff training activities; Conducted staff performance evaluations.Ensured compliance with federal, state and local regulations

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Professional Summary
Director of Nursing driven to achieve the highest levels of client satisfaction through comprehensive client care and emotional support. RN DON experienced at directing administrative and personnel matters in a 24/7 care facility for elderly clients. Strong problem-solver with excellent time management skills.
  • Patient chart auditing ability
  • Familiar with commercial and private insurance carriers
  • ICD-10 (International Classification of Disease Systems)
  • Budgeting proficiency
  • Talented interviewer
  • Strategic planning capability
  • Recruiting and hiring expert
  • Savvy negotiator
  • Supervisory training
  • Knowledge of Medicaid statutes and regulations
  • Patient referrals expert
  • Records maintenance professional
  • Hospital inpatient and outpatient records
  • Records management professional
  • Planning and development
  • Analytical thinker
  • Accomplished leader
  • Quality improvement competency
Work History
09/1999 to Current
Assistant Director Of Nursing Genesis Healthcare Silver Spring , MD
  • Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals and special education assessments in Number schools with Number students. Ensured external follow-up where required.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for Number patients per shift.

  • Directed the new hire LPN program. Recruited, hired, led training and managed budget for class of Number students annually.
  • Examined patients and dispensed contraceptives and other medications as needed.
02/1999 to 07/2005
Admission Nurse, Infection Control Nurse, And Evening Rn Supervisor Clinton Nursing Home Clinton, MD
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Effectively supervised Number LVNs, NAs and non-clinical staff. Improved annual employee retention rate from Number to Number percent.
  • Directed the new hire LPN program. Recruited, hired, led training and managed budget for class of Number students annually.
  • Oversaw and managed Number clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Led CNA training program and conducted classes for prospective CNAs. Oversaw the training of Number students annually.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Bowie State University & Marlin Luther King Jr Center - 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

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Assistant Director of Nursing driven to achieve the highest levels of client satisfaction through comprehensive client care and emotional support, experienced at directing administrative and personnel matters in a 24/7 care facility for elderly clients. Strong problem-solver with excellent time management skills.
  • Staffing management ability
  • Conflict resolution
  • Patient-oriented
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Relationship and team building
  • Certified BLS, First-aid, and AED Instructor
  • Sound decision making
  • Staff training and development
  • Effectively influences others
  • Critical thinking proficiency​
  • Proven patience and self-discipline
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor
Assistant Director of Nursing Aug 2013 to Current
Brookdale Senior Living Birmingham, Alabama
  • Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained new staff annually.
  • Directed the installation of improved work methods and procedures to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Implemented standards and methods to measure the effectiveness of organizational activities.
  • Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations.
  • Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
  • Jumped in to fill gaps for on call rotation when necessary.
  • Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.
  • Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development.

Registered Nurse Cardiac Unit Jul 2012 to Jul 2013
North Mississippi Medical Center Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Identify patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Promote patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Education and Training
Associate of Science, Nursing 2011 Northwest Shoals Community College Phil Campbell, Alabama, U.S.
High School Diploma, General 2007 Hamilton High School Hamilton, Alabama, U.S.