Dependable, driven and compassionate Registered Nurse with 28 years experience in Home Care, Management and
Critical care. Accountable, responsible, self directed, results oriented, with a strong focus on patient wellness.
Effectively influences others
Personal and professional integrity
Sound decision making
Critical thinking proficiency
Strong planning skills
Home Care Administration
Director of Nursing
Ideal Home CareHilliard, OhioAdministrator/DON
Administered, directed and coordinated the activities of the agency.
Served as liaison between management, clinical staff and the community.
Expertly planned, coordinated, organized and directed all operations of the agency.
Cooperated with other health related agencies and organizations in community activities.
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.
Increased census from 8 to over 100 in 7 months.
Case managed many Ortho - Neuro joint replacement patients from NASH and NASC.
Home Care Liasion Gem City Home CareColumbus, Ohio
Served as a Clinical liaison/advocate for Home Care patients transitioning from the hospitals/rehab facilities to home; Including assigning therapies,ordering supplies and equipment compliant with medicare/insurance guidelines.
Facilitated home care referrals from Physician offices to prevent hospitalizations and to decrease re-hospitalization rate.
Became the Columbus market top referrer in 2 years.
Planned and participated in Community events.
Assisted with contracts with Therapy groups, Rehab facilities and physicians, CEU instructor on home care/health care related topics for LSW, CM, DP , nurses and staff.
Awarded top referrer within 2 years, 65 per month average.
Guardian Angel Home CareColumbus, OHAdministrator/DON/Marketing Director
Responsible for organizing and directing the daily operations and clinical practice of the agency.
Patient care advocate interviewing, hiring and training new personnel.
Obtained and negotiated contracts for PT, OT and Speech therapy.
Organized / implemented marketing plan, obtained referrals according to plan of care, insurance plan verification, track and order medical / office supplies.
NursefindersColumbus, OHHome Care Consultant
Served as liaison between home care and medical community / patient population.
Increased referral base by educating physicians, rehab facilities and hospitals.
Organized and implemented all therapies and equipment needed for patient care in the home.
Americas Urgent Care AUC and RCGNew Albany, OHRN Account Manager Consultant
Develop new business relationships to drive up patient volumes, explore new revenue options and to create and follow through on business developments; collaborated with sales and marketing program to increase visibility of AUC (Americas Urgent Care) and RCG (Rehab Care Group).
Increased patient volumes for the AUC and RCG by 50% in one year.
Established contacts with media, marketing firms, schools, businesses, newspapers and physician offices.
Reviewed and updated literature and brochures.
Researched and implemented the placement of signage with Ohio Health in the city of Dublin.