ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING TO DIRECTOR OF NURSING
Three years of experience as a Registered Nurse at Signature Healthcare. Twelve years of long-term care experience as SRNA. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking MDS position at Coldspring of Campbell County.
Registered Nurse in the State of Kentucky, License number 1135894.
CPR certified through American Heart Association
State Registered Nurse Aide in the State of Kentucky, Certification number 50123271.
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Broad medical terminology knowledge
Committed to compliance reporting
Effective policy and program development
Skilled in conducting physical assessments
Electronic medication administration and documentation knowledge
Strong medical ethic
Signature Healthcare of GeorgetownGeorgetown, KYAssistant Director of Nursing to Director of NursingDirector of Nursing:
Established, developed and implemented policies and procedures, plans, and programs.
Assign and designate nursing staff responsibilities.
Communicate and collaborate with the medical director, community physicians, and other healthcare agencies.
Oversee nursing department operations.
Staff recruitment and retention.
Oversee care planning and implementation.
Perform nursing team member evaluations.
Counsel/educate residents, families, and staff.
Resident care coordination.
Scheduling and staff deployment.
Assistant Director of Nursing:
Resident care concerns
Monitor resident care areas and staff work environment.
Work with all disciplines of therapy to create Restorative Nursing Programs.
Infection Control audits to ensure CDC compliance.
Ongoing staff education.
Assist staff/floor nurses as needed.
Assist the DON to oversee proper implementation of proper policy and procedure.
Admission assessments and documentation.
On-call 24/7 to ensure adequate staffing as needed.
Member of the QAPI (Quality Assessment Performance Improvement) team.
Working with residents and families to assess residents needs.
Organizing community marketing events.
Completing all admission paperwork.
social services to residents and families to assist with the adjustment
to long-term care, identifying social and emotional needs, problem
solving, and financial issues.
Obtain information from residents and family members to assist with the completion of MDS assessments.
Assist with the discharge planning process, arranging community-based services and resources, and alternative placement.
Active participant in Care Planning/Care Conferences.
Completion of BIMS and PHQ-9 assessments.
Communicate all referral information to Interdisciplinary Team.
Maintain Admission Portal/IHN database of referrals and admission outcomes.
Market-Based Strategy reports
Provide facility information and tours to any inquiry about the facility.
Carry out administrative and resident care duties as assigned by the DON/ADON.
Supervise the actions and care delivered by the nursing staff.
Follow nursing department policies and procedures.
Maintain/update the 24-hour report sheet for changes/updates in the resident care needs for the day.
Supervise the care delivered by the nurse aides.
Administer medications and treatments as directed by the physician orders specific to each resident.
Instruction and observation of the adherence to treatment and care protocols as ordered by the physician.
Assist with admission and discharge process.
Hospice of HopeMaysville, KYCertified Nursing Assistant
Provide patient's personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, shampoos, and shaves.
Provide for activities of daily living by assisting with meals, feeding patients as necessary, ambulating, turning and positioning, providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
Provided comfort during patients' final days/hours of life to both patients and their families.
Documentation of actions.
Adhering to strict professional standards, policies and procedures, and federal and state requirements.
Following the directions of the charge nurse and physician for optimal patient comfort.
Maysville Community and Technical CollegeMaysville, KentuckyAssociate of Applied Science: Registered Nurse
Volunteered for the Kidney Early Evaluation Program.
EKG interpretation class.
Volunteer Participant in Disaster Training at
Meadowview Regional Medical Center.
Stalking/Harassment In-service with Women's
Psychiatric rotation at Eastern State Hospital.
Coursework in Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Coursework in Pharmacology.
Coursework in Diabetes Management.
Coursework in Leadership and Management.
Prepared developmentally appropriate education
plan for teaching “Hand Hygiene and CPR” at Coyote Amish Community School in Flemingsburg KY.
Signature HealthcareLouisville, KYCaring Leadership: Level One for Directors of Nursing
Leading Age Kentucky FoundationLexington , KentuckyKentucky Person-Centered Care Program for Long Term CareReceived certification/education about finding a decent and kind way to serve
older adults that makes their lives and the lives of their caregivers
Signature HealthcareLouisville, KYNominated for Nurse of the Year 2014