Serves as the assistant to the Chief Nursing Officer and liaison between the Division of Nursing on behalf of the CNO ❖ Responsible for managing the schedules of multiple Nursing Administrators including travel, meeting requests and retreats ❖ Assists CNO & members of Nursing Administration during regulatory visits with the NYS Department of Health ❖ Coordinates and attends meetings within the Division of Nursing; prepares meeting agendas and minutes ❖ Serves as administrator on national wide executive searches ❖ Provides service when dealing with patients, physicians, visitors and staff ❖ Other tasks include: maintaining numerous budget accounts, working collaboratively with all members of the Executive Suite, Hospital Administration and Network Hospitals
- Executive Assistant, Chief Nursing Officer at Office of Nursing Administration
- Executive Assistant, Vice President of Business Development, Dean at Clinical Affairs
- Office Manager at Neuropsychology Service
4 years, 2 months at this Job
- Bachelor's - Health Promotion & Wellness Management and Athletic Coaching
- Associates - Liberal Arts and General Sciences
Chief Nursing Officer for physician owned specialty hospital, with current service lines of ophthalmology and orthopedic surgery. Responsible for overall management of all nursing and surgery staff. Report directly to CEO. Oversee all supply management, QA/PI program, all mandatory facility reporting, and pharmacy operations. Serve as both Quality and Safety Officer, facilitating all committees, implementing all activities, and reporting to the Governing Board. Additionally provide staffing relief in all nursing areas: Pre-operative, OR, and PACU. Maintain 24/7 accountability for hospital and nursing operations.
- Chief Nursing Officer at Pinnacle Specialty Hospital
- Director of Nursing at David L Moss Criminal Justice Center
- liaison to Credentials committee at Oklahoma Heart Institute
- Clinical RN at CVICU, Saint Louis University Hospital
4 years at this Job
- - Nursing Case Management
• Assisted Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in developing, prioritizing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating departmental and organizational goals
• Provided professional leadership to Unit Nurse Directors and Clinical Nurse Managers
• Monitored Nursing Department's compliance with JC, CMS, DHSR regulations and hospital policies and procedures.
• Reviewed Nursing Department's budget for assigned areas to ensure staffing levels are maintained within allotted FTEs.
• Developed plans of corrections in collaboration with Quality Management Department.
• Collaborated with CNO in developing strategies to recruit and retain nursing staff.
• Utilized evidence based & best practice in the development of nursing policies and procedures.
• Ensured employee selections, disciplinary actions, and performance evaluations were processed.
• Round on assigned service areas and offer consultation to unit management teams.
• Served on Executive Team, Nursing PI/QI Committee, Infection Control Committee, Medical Equipment Committee, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Research Committee, Policy Committee & Morbidity & Mortality Subcommittee.
• Served on the Vance Granville Community College Advisory Panel and the DHHS Employee Insurance Committee.
- ASSOCIATE CHIEF NURSING OFFICER at Central Regional Hospital
- UNIT NURSE DIRECTOR, Central Regional Hospital, Geriatric Services Unit /Medical Unit at Central Regional Hospital
- NURSE SUPERVISOR, John Umstead Hospital at Medical/ Gero Unit
- NURSING ADMINISTRATION INTERN at Dorothea Dix Hospital, Nursing Office
7 years, 8 months at this Job
- Master's - Nursing Administration
- Bachelor's - Nursing
- Associate of Applied Science - Paralegal Technology
- Associate - Nursing
- Master's - Divinity
A key member of Senior Organizational Management team with direct reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Responsible for the executive leadership and supervision of Nursing Service, Sterile Processing and Distribution, Infection Prevention and Control, Reusable Medical Equipment (RME), Environmental Management Services, Food and Nutrition, Patient Advocates, Women's Health, and Planetree.
• Initiated a major organizational cultural transformation focused on patient-centered care o Activities such as facility-wide training, elimination of restricted visiting hours, homelike environment for extended care areas, private room assignments as available, patient snacks for off-tours, family rooms on each unit (in process) and institution of a 1:2 ratio unit for initial assessment of dementia patients resulted in overall improvement in patient outcomes and patient satisfaction. o CTVHCS was recognized by the Director, VA Community Living Centers and State Veterans Homes Clinical and Survey Oversight as being the most productive entity in VA in regard to the cultural transformation of Community Living Centers
• Collaborated with the Chief of Staff and others to enhance and innovate the patient care partnership among clinical and supportive disciplines. Mentored the development and initiation of organization-wide interdisciplinary rounding. In concert with the initiation of the Patient Administration Service, the organization has realized improvements in inter-departmental communication, patient throughput, resource utilization (82% decrease in diversions), and timeliness of transition to lower levels of care.
• Improved organizational performance measures from 76% met or better in FY 07 to 90% met or better in FY09. Year to date, fiscal year 2012 equals 94% at target or exceeding. Many measures that were red are now blue due to nursing protocols developed to assist providers in Primacy Care and Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT).
• Enhanced LVN performance to reach state scope of practice and to further support the PACT.
• Initiated the Dean's Council, with membership consisting of Deans of area educational institutions, organization senior leadership and senior clinical leadership from Fort Hood for the purpose of building a collegial network and idenitifying synergistic opportunties for serving the community. Led to an additional 125 residents for the organization and the institution of 3 dually aligned RN clinical instructors/affiliate liasons, which allowed for an increase in the number of nursing students enrolled in the area.
• Selected as the VHA National Center for Excellence and Consultation for the role of Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), 2011.
• CTVHSC was the first VA to implement mother friendly rooms where women veterans, spouses, or employees can pump breast milk in a beautiful, peaceful, and quite environment. Have received national recognition and awards for our outreach Women Veterans programs and innovative Women's healthcare delivery, including a Woman's Health Provider at each community-based outpatient clinic.
• Second place Carey recipient 2011-13. (Baldrige) VISN 17, Corporate entity providing oversight and leadership to all the health care systems in VISN 17; VA Heart of Texas Healthcare Network; Arlington, Texas VISN 17 is comprised of four health care systems (seven facility locations) and 15+ community-based outpatient clinics. The network provides services for 230K veterans in 134 counties, employs 10,000+, has a budget of $1.3B+, and maintains multiple accreditations.
- Chief Nursing Officer at Patient and Nursing Services
- Quality Management Officer at Department of Veterans Affairs
- Acting Deputy Director at Central TX VA
- VHA- sponsored student at US Army-Baylor University Graduate Program
6 years, 4 months at this Job
- Doctorate of Nursing Practice
- Master's - Health Care Administration
- Master of Science - Nursing
- Master's - Public Health
NEVADA (both private, for-profit hospitals in the UHS system) Chief Nursing Officer
June 2012 - Present
• Assumes authority, responsibility, and accountability for the delivery of nursing services directly related to the mission and goals of the hospital.
• In collaboration with Administration, allocates department resources in an efficient and economic manner to enable each patient to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.
• Provide department leadership through excellent communication, both within the department and between the department and administration.
• Create and maintain an environment conducive to teaching and learning.
• Coordinate QI/RM functions, infection control and staff development.
• Formulate hospital policy and recommend policy positions to CEO.
- Chief Nursing Officer at SPRING MOUNTAIN TREATMENT CENTER & SPRING MOUNTAIN SAHARA
- Chief Operating Officer at
- Interim CEO at
- Director of Clinical Service/Director of Nursing at MONTEVISTA HOSPITAL
6 years, 9 months at this Job
- Master - Science Health Services Administration
- Bachelor - Science Nursing
- Diploma in Nursing - Nursing
Encompass Health is committed to delivering the highest quality care to our patients. Offering inpatient rehabilitation for our patients every step of their post-acute journey. With clinical collaboration and cutting-edge treatment, we ensure patients receive the best care for their needs at all times so patients achieve better outcomes.
Chief Nursing Officer
Lead all aspects of the nursing department, Employee Health, Would Care, Education, Infection control and Respiratory Therapy. Responsible for development and implementation of the plans for providing nursing care, treatment, and services including determination of the types and numbers of nursing personnel necessary to provide nursing care and the development of a patient focused, team oriented culture, working in conjunction with all other medical, clinical and therapeutic disciplines to ensure optimal service and superior outcomes. Hold full responsibility for the quality of nursing care provided. Represents nursing on the Governing Body and other hospital committees.
• Decreased falls from 12 percent to 4 percent, increased patient satisfaction (>90%) across all disciplines with implementation of bedside shift report, hourly rounding, leader rounding and a "before you go" program, decreased RN turnover from 65% to 22%, increased hospital clinical ranking, contract labor and incentive bonus costs year over year by creating a healthier work environment and positive culture.
- Chief Nursing Officer at Encompass Health Hospital of Charleston
- Nurse Manager, Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Roper Hospital
- at Medical University of South Carolina
- Nurse Manager, NeuroScience Telemetery Unit at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital
1 year, 1 month at this Job
- Masters of Science in Nursing - Nursing
- Masters in Business Administration - Business Administration
- Bachelor's of Science in Nursing - Nursing
- Associates Degree in Nursing - Gwynedd
Began as a charge nurse that oversaw three nursing units through daily patient care, assisted nurse manager in coordinating staffing, led the code team, and navigated patient placement per acuity. Then stepped into the Nurse Manager role for the hospital and now oversee 50 staff. The nurse manager role also encompassed employee health and infection control for the facility. Also attends meetings and strategizes for improvement and cost containment with C suite. Lead education sessions for staff. Now, as the Chief Nursing Officer, I oversee all aspects of nursing operations and assist in strategic planning for the facility as well as process development for nursing.
- Chief Nursing Officer at Post Acute Medical Rehabilitation Hospital
- CHARGE NURSE STEP DOWN ICU/ ICU RN at HILLCREST HOSPTIAL SOUTH
- SURGERY DIRECTOR at HILLCREST HOSPITAL HENRYETTA
- REGISTERED NURSE at HILLCREST HOSPITAL HENRYETTA
1 year, 4 months at this Job
- A.A.S in Nursing - Nursing
Administrative and operational responsibilities for all Nursing services.
• Administrative responsibility for over 950 Nursing FTE's.
• Responsible for establishing Nursing standards, Nursing policy and Clinical practice standards.
• Developed program for improving hospital throughput and received system recognition for holding highest facility and system metric results on patient throughput measures.
• Chairperson of the system Chief Nursing Officer Council coordinating programs, policy and services across all of Memorial Hermann since 2013.
• Engaged in leadership responsibility aimed at improving overall patient safety and formation and adherence to High Reliable Organization culture across nursing services.
• Received breakthrough of the Year system recognition for outstanding Press Ganey patient satisfaction.
• Implemented Discharge Nurses throughout all Medical Surgical units to improve patient discharge times.
• Revamped clinical orientation with significant reduction in hours and dollars.
• Realigned nursing clinical education and formed Department of Clinical Education from 3 to 12 clinical educators.
• Partnered on National initiative with eight healthcare systems and the Joint Commission Center for Transformation of Healthcare on reducing patient falls with injuries. Presented at the Joint Commission Falls Prevention conference and to the Board of the Joint Commission our successful reduction in patient falls by 54%.
• Developed curriculum and annual calendar for the Charge Nurse Leadership Academy for future healthcare leaders.
• Received system Breakthrough award and recognition for innovation for developing the Amazing Race orientation program.
- Memorial City Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer- Chief Nursing Officer at Memorial Hermann Healthcare
- Chief Nursing Officer - Chief Nursing Officer at H.C.A., North Austin Medical Center
- Member American Organization of Nurse Executives at H.C.A., North Austin Medical Center
- Chief Nursing Officer/Chief Operating Officer - Chief Executive Nursing Officer at Garland Community Hospital
8 years at this Job
1200 North Elm Street
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401 ❖ 2017 to Present: Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President of Patient Care Services- Provides clinical, administrative and operational senior leadership for a 515 acute care/Level Two Trauma center; Magnet- designated organization. Developed standard work related for patient experience strategies, hospital acquired infection prevention, safety initiatives and financial metrics. Developing new models of care for multiple units and organizational structure and processes. Executive sponsor for patient through-put processes. Responsible for Reinventing Care processes for Cone Health.
• Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) 3300 Gallows Road Falls Church, Virginia 22042
- Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
- Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President at Level One Trauma Center
- Washington Regional Doctorate Conference- co-chair at Nursing Leadership Academy
- Assistant Vice President of Nursing Operations at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
2 years, 2 months at this Job
- Doctorate of Nursing Practice - Magna Sum Laude
- Master of Science - (Nursing-Clinical Specialty/Critical Care) - Summa
- BS - Nursing
The Select Medical LTAC division has approximately 100 acute care hospitals throughout the country that provides specialized medical care to complex and critically-ill patients. Specialized patient care services provided within these hospitals include: Cardiac/Heart Failure, Infectious Disease, Renal, Neuro/Post Trauma, Pulmonary/Ventilator Management, and Wound Care. As the Corporate Regional Chief Nursing Officer, I was responsible for the nursing and clinical operations within my assigned regions (15 to 18 hospitals). I traveled weekly to a hospital within my assigned region to assess the clinical care processes and ensured compliance with company policies, procedures, and standards of care. Collaborated with the hospital's leadership team in identifying opportunities to improve patient care and outcomes. Reviewed and interpreted quality data results with local leadership team and provided guidance and support to achieve performance improvement goals. Assessed the hospital's survey readiness and provided guidance and support throughout survey and post survey processes. Completed hospital site visit reports and submitted to the SVP of Clinical Operations, SVP of Quality Management, Regional Vice President of Operations, and the Chief Operating Officer of LTAC Division. Trained and mentored Chief Nursing Officers as well as identified leaders for company advancement. Monitored each hospital's clinical cost control, identified opportunities, and implemented processes for improvement.
- Corporate Regional Chief Nursing Officer at Select Medical
- Corporate Interim Chief Nursing Officer at Select Medical
- Chief Nursing Officer at Select Specialty Hospital
- Critical Care Registered Nurse at Shamokin Area Community Hospital
2 years, 4 months at this Job
- Bachelor of Applied Science - Nursing-BSN
- Associate of Applied Science - Nursing-ADN