ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR NURSING, QUEENS HOSPITAL CENTER
Associate Director Nursing, Queens Hospital Center February 2015 to Currentemergency Department
Successful leader with hands-on approach, upholding global view for long-term success. Exceptional knowledge of accreditation standards while maintaining performance improvement initiatives. Productivity, achieves goals, and provides quality health care. Utilizes exceptional interpersonal skills in communicating with staff and patients. Strategically views issues and solves problems with task-oriented perspective on outcomes resolution. EXPERENCE Associate Director Nursing, Queens Hospital Center. February, 2015 to date
Work directly with Associate Executive Director of the ED to optimize the quality of nursing care administered in the department and integrating education, quality improvement, patient satisfaction, cost improvement, process innovation, technology and facility initiatives into a program that provides excellent clinical care in a clinically and cost-effective manner.
Responsible for the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the day-to-day functions of the Emergency Department, in accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines that govern Emergency Medical Services.
Participates in reviewing, analyzing and implementing the policies set by the hospital that are pertinent to staff education and patient care delivery.
Assesses the needs and performance of the nursing staff, providing a written annual performance appraisal, skills assessment, as well as guidance and recommendations for job performance improvement and professional growth.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary staff to plan, problem solve and evaluate decisions which affect the delivery of patient care in the Emergency Department.
Assists in the development, implementation, and analysis of mechanisms for the monitoring of the scope and quality of nursing care services for the Emergency Department patients and Promotes nursing care based on American Nurses Association Standards of care and applicable to The Joint Commission standards.
Registered Nurse January 2011 to February 2015Queens Hospital Center
Serves as a resource person, updates, guides, counsels, directs, instructs and evaluates nursing and allied staff in clinical practice in the classroom and clinical setting.
Responsible for orientation, promoting staff growth and development, developing, implementing and evaluating programs to ensure the delivery of quality nursing care.
Assists with formulating standards of nursing care for Patient Care Services through the development of a helping, trusting, and human caring relationship.
Responsible for adequate staffing patterns on a 24-hour basis by the coordination of schedules on all tours and areas in the department.
Assesses the needs and performance of the nursing staff providing a written annual performance appraisal, skills assessment, as well as guidance and recommendations for job performance improvement and professional growth.
Annually assesses the needs of the department and sets educational goals of the staff for the upcoming year and plans educational programs based on ENA standards of care to ensure high quality patient care.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary staff to plan, problem solve and evaluate decisions which affect the delivery of patient care in the Emergency Department. Delivers nursing care based on scientific and therapeutic principles of nursing. Assesses the physical and psychosocial needs of patients and makes appropriate decisions, as Well as referrals to other resources.
Participates in planning, directing coordinating and implementing total patient care. Monitors. Patient's responses to therapies administered in the Emergency Department. Performs 12 lead EKGs and presents cardiogram to MD/PA for interpretation
Performs venipuncture and initiating IV fluids. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as outlined in the expanded role of the Emergency Department Nurse.
January 2004 to January 2006Lincoln Medical Center Med/Surg
Admission, transfer and discharge of patients
Administer medication and monitor adverse effect
Patient and family treatment process education
Master's : Nursing Administration and InformaticsMolloy College Rockville Center － New York, NY, USMolloy College Rockville Center, New York Candidate for Master's Degree in Nursing Administration and Informatics with anticipated graduation date of 12-2016
Associate in Applied Science : Applied Science, 2003Borough of Manhattan Community collegeBorough of Manhattan Community college, Associate in Applied Science 2000-2003
MBA : MBA, 1998Federal University of technologyFederal University of technology, Akure Ogun State, Nigeria. Master of Business Administration (MBA) 1996-1998
Bachelor of ScienceOgun State UniversityOgun State University, Nigeria. Bachelor of Science in Sociology1986-1990
American Nurses Association Registered Nurse
Assists in the development, implementation, and analysis of mechanisms for the monitoring of the scope and quality of nursing care services for the Emergency Department patients and Promotes nursing care based on American Nurses Association Standards of care and applicable to The Joint Commission standards