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Assistant Director Of Nursing/midwifery Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 22 years nursing experience
  • Specialized Neuro RN experience - management and treatment of brain, spinal, and central nervous system diseases and disorders including Parkinson’s disease, Stroke and brain tumors
  • Leadership and management experience including staff management, budget management, patient satisfaction activities, implementation of evidenced-based practice, quality improvement activities, JCIA continuous readiness activities

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Assistant Director of Nursing/Midwifery

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible and accountable for the delivery of nursing services for the Pediatric and Critical Care service lines
  • Develop, maintain, and implement nursing policies and procedures conforming to current standards of nursing practice, facility philosophy, and operational policies while maintaining compliance with HAAD and JCIA standards
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and application of Key Clinical Quality Indicators and proactively monitor and implement systems to achieve and/or surpass the organizational thresholds
  • Collaborate with Head nurses, Clinical Charge nurses, physicians, consultants and other departments
  • Makes recommendation to change nursing and clinical management when needed to promote patient safety
  • Recruitment and selection of nursing personnel
  • Promote customer service and hospitality and responds to and adequately resolves complaints or concerns from patient and families about nursing services
  • Oversee and supervise development and delivery of in-service education
  • Promote evidence-based and reflective practice
  • Promote the concept of shared governance
  • Participates in budget development for the nursing department
  • Identifies and promotes opportunities to optimize use of resources
  • Develops and participates in collaboration with the Quality Department and other stakeholders quality improvement projects
  • Collaborates with the Infection Control Department to establish, implement and monitor the infection control program
  • Facilitate and implement JCIA and HAAD standards
  • Conducts patient chart and environmental audits to ensure compliance and develop corrective actions in collaboration with other stakeholders to rectify compliance issues
  • Utilize a situational leadership and management style
  • Utilize non-directive and directive leadership styles appropriately
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with all members of the health care team
  • Actively engage in ongoing self-directed learning
  • Seek out appropriately stimulating challenges for professional growth
  • Participate in relevant committees and special projects
Staff Nurse

Confidential, Jacksonville, Florida

Responsibilities:

  • Nationally and regionally ranked as high performing for Neurology and Neurosurgery according to report
  • Comprehensive stroke designation by the Agency for Healthcare Administration, Advanced Primary Stroke Center designation by the Confidential, Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus and Silver Quality Achievement award by the American Heart Association
Staff Nurse

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement system changes to enhance quality of care and organizational effectiveness/efficiency
  • Confidential survey preparations
  • Provide expert consultation, coaching, and training to nursing and medical staff in the application of clinical guidelines used to improve health outcomes
  • Conduct data analysis and identify opportunities for improvement in nursing services and other health care supports
  • Perform internal audits to ensure compliance with organization practices and procedures, State and Federal regulations and nursing practice standards
  • Develop and implement educational information regarding Quality and Core measures

Nurse Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Daily operations of a 24 bed including staff management, scheduling, patient throughputs, staff education
  • Assures quality of care is delivered for our patient population (Stroke, TIA, Altered Mental Status, Seizures, Spinal Cord injury and various neurological disorders) and demonstrates effective stewardship of scarce resources
  • Develops, analyzes and interprets unit-department based budgeting
  • Maintains staffing, scheduling, and resource utilization within budgeted targets for the unit
  • Fosters patient, family, staff and physician satisfaction, understands the impact of dissatisfaction on the business goals of the unit
  • Involves in capital budgeting and preparing cost benefit analysis to justify requested equipment
  • Champions performance improvement activities on the unit through problem identification, assessment, data gathering, change implementation, and evaluation of outcomes
  • Actively involves in all aspects of patient safety on the unit including but not limited to sentinel event monitoring and reporting, root cause analysis, incident reporting, medication safety policies and procedures, fall monitoring
  • Supports continual process improvement by sponsoring and/or participating in staff-led activities
  • Implement practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities
  • Sets quality standards and initiatives for the department through collaboration with leadership and implementation of evidence-based practice where appropriate
  • Utilizes data driven decision making, incorporating evidence into the decision process
  • Establishes and maintains a communication plan that disseminates key messages and decisions to all involved in the care of a patient
  • Fosters shared decision making based on evidence based practice as a foundation for patient care delivery
  • Maintains a customer oriented and service-based leadership styles
  • Creates a work environment that addresses the physical and emotional needs of the staff and one that is conducive to retention of staff
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills, creativity, and has knowledge to manage resources to achieve quality performance, positive employee relations, compliance with hospital guidelines
  • Actively participates in outstanding customer service, including service to patients, families, physicians and other contacts, accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all

Confidential

System Clinical Informatics Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Experience with Confidential basic clinical applications
  • System upgrade of Electronic Medical Record System (EMR) to 2012 code
  • Responsible for National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures (NHIQM) solution
  • Assisted with Meaningful use for regulatory Compliance
  • Worked with IS Department to design and build powerplans, powernotes, powerforms and various orderables for departments of Neurology, Cardiology, Urology, Medical-Surgical and Performance Improvement
  • Trained and supported physicians, mid-levels, nurses and ancillary staff on EMR use

Clinical Resource Coordinator/Clinical Nurse Educator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for nursing education on the following units: Neuro medical-surgical, general medical-surgical, bariatrics, telemetry, cardiac step-down and epilepsy monitoring
  • Orientation of clinical staff, including continuing competency evaluation
  • Develop, organize and implement staff competency education
  • Assist in assessment of high risk patients to plan or evaluate care and intervene in critical situations
  • Annual review and on-going new development and revisions of nursing policies, procedures and protocols
  • Core Measure Champion for Congestive Heart Failure and AMI measures
  • Confidential Preparedness Task Force
  • Instructor for Basic and Advanced Dysrhythmia Courses
  • Develop, organize, and implement various clinical educational programs

Confidential, Jacksonville, Florida

Responsibilities:

  • Los Angeles-based, non-profit, tax-exempt organization
  • Global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 350,000 patients in 36 countries

Nurse Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and direct nursing care
  • Case Management
  • Budget, daily administrative operations, supervisory duties
  • Research projects
Staff Nurse

Confidential, Jacksonville, Florida

Responsibilities:

  • One of top 5 largest home health care providers
  • Servicing over one million patients over 250 locations across the United States

Director

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for nurses, pharmacists, therapists and other staff providing direct patient care
  • Daily clinical and administrative operations, oversees budget
  • Case assignment/case management
  • Coordinate and evaluate patient care services
Staff Nurse

Confidential, Jacksonville, Florida

Responsibilities:

  • Pre and post-operative care of orthopedic, neuro medical-surgical, telemetry, and general medical-surgical patients
  • Relief charge nurse

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