Master's prepared Public Health manager with 15 years demonstrated command of Public Health systems. Proven ability to work in dynamic Public Health environment with competing priorities. Developed aptitude for collaborating with cross-systems stakeholders at state and local levels to optimize health and safety outcomes. Demonstrated ability to develop and lead highly qualified Public Health teams.
Provide nurse case management services to members with complex bio-psycho-social needs to optimize health outcomes. Duties include health assessment, health education, developing collaborative care plans with members, linkages to resources, ongoing support to assist members in reaching their health goals.
Collaborate with multiple disciplines to ensure cohesive care.
Provided member COVID prevention intervention education.
Participated in COVID hotline screening.
Initiated and Developed Special Project.
Ensured elders and those with disabilities received essential services in order to remain safely in their homes.
Ensured staff had knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully execute job activities in alignment with Sanford mission and vision.
Hired, performed coaching activities, progressive discipline, and employee evaluations
Collaborated with internal and external stakeholders to ensure safe and appropriate care for vulnerable populations.
Performed quality assurance activities through direct contact with patients, direct observation of staff, case conferences, chart reviews, and data analysis.
Successfully completed South Dakota Department of Human Services provider survey.
Coordinated and participated in employee flu vaccines.
Developed and provided skills workshop for external stakeholders
Provided leadership to professional and non-professional staff serving vulnerable and underserved populations. Responsible for total program oversight in Public Health programs including staffing, assigning clients, monitoring workloads, ensuring excellence in service delivery, hiring, coaching, performance evaluation and progressive discipline. Ensured staff had knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform job duties. Developed, provided or facilitated trainings to enhance workforce development.
Conducted quality improvement activities.
Developed process improvement measures that supported delivery of high quality care.
Developed and implemented policies and procedures based on legislation, research and evidence to ensure best practices and optimize outcomes.
Ensured positive working environment through team building.
In collaboration with fiscal analyst, developed and monitored budget. Responsible for fiscal integrity of $3,000,000 budget.
Wrote and submitted monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports to funders.
Performed Public Health accreditation activities.
Assisted in disease outbreak and disaster response activities.
Coordinated staff and participated in mass vaccine events and Red Cross shelter operations.
Maintained communication with Director of Public Health Nursing regarding program successes and concerns.
Provided Public Health consultation to community task forces.
Collaborated with cross-system stakeholders to enhance health and safety of Ventura County communities.
Met with state and local officials quarterly to enhance program policies, develop benchmarks and quality assurance measures; discuss program successes and challenges.
Chair for Ventura County Child Death Review Team.
Chair for Drug Endangered Child Task Force.
Foundational knowledge of environmental health programs and practices.
Provided Public Health Nursing functions for high risk maternal-child dyads. Provided health assessments, health education, linkages to resources and evaluation of care. Utilized principles of Trauma Informed Care and Whole Person Care delivery models.
Participated in mass vaccination activities.
Collaborated with members of other Public Health and community programs to ensure appropriate and cost-effective care.
Participated in quality improvement activities.
Guest lecturer California State University, Northridge and Channel Islands
Mandated Reporter Trainer for Ventura County Health Care Agency
Teen Suicide Prevention and PHQ-9 modified training, Ventura County Office of Education, Feb. 21, 2017
The Power of the Public Health Nurse- The Role of the PHN in child welfare- June 27, 2017
Commendation from Ventura County CEO, Michael Powers, March 2016
National Collaborative Leadership Award, National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children, Sept. 2011
Commendation for Excellence in Public Health Nursing , May 2007
Developed Perinatal Grief and Mourning for national training for Veterans Administration Health System
In collaboration developed and implemented "Marijuana in Pregnancy", Funded in part by CA Department of Public Health
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