RCFE Administrator /LVN with a focus on developing high standards of practice, evaluating patient care for effectiveness and implementing necessary changes to programs and policies, and admissions while providing the highest quality care.Dedicated , adept at public and community relations, staff development and project management. Experienced at directing administrative and personnel matters in a 24/7 care facility for elderly clients. Strong problem-solver with excellent time management skills.
Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained new staff annually.Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness.Expertly planned, coordinated, organized and directed all operation regarding resident care.Ensured the accuracy of public information and materials.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.Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.Monitored the nursing and operation of support departments to ensure that resident needs were met and facility was properly maintained.Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development.Established and maintained positive relationships with government regulators, residents, families, other area health care providers, physicians and community at large.Revised policies and procedures in accordance with changes in local, state and federal laws and regulations.Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.Reviewed and approved time cards for processing by payroll department.Conducted or approved the performance evaluations for all nursing department employees.Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility-wide health and safety.Assigned staff to meet patient care needs and address productivity standards, while adjusting for census, skill mix and sick calls.Conducted probationary and annual performance evaluations of all nursing staff.
Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
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