Healthcare professional with 30 years in an Assisted Living Alzheimer's/Dementia setting, skills includes, supervisory/management experience, medication administration, communication, written, and problem solving.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team, manages time, and builds customer relationships. Good planning, organization skills and cope well under pressure.
Demonstrate good judgment and decision solving. Computer literate, proficiently gather, analyze, and evaluate data.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science : Business Administration Health Services Management, 12/2015DeVry University － Kansas City, KS, USAGPA: GPA: 3.74
Business Administration Health Services Management
[Name] Academic Achievement AwardGPA: 3.74
[Name] Academic Achievement Award
Certificate : Certified Nurse Assistant, 09/1984Barton Community College － Kansas City, KS, USA
Certificate : Certified Medication Assistant, 09/1984Barton Community College － Kansas City, KS, USAGPA: Dean's List Spring 2014 Summer 2013 Spring 2013 Summer 2012
Staffing management ability
Staffing management ability
Proven patience and self-discipline
Motivation techniques specialist
Government relations knowledge
Personal and professional integrity
Sound decision making
Sound decision making
Staff training and development
Critical thinking proficiency
Effectively influences others
Certified Medication Assistant August 2010 to May 2014Brighton Gardens of Charlotte NC － Charlotte, NC
Administer daily medications as prescribe by physician in accordance with policies and procedures, according to facility and state/federal regulations.
Accurately record given medications on Medication Administration Records Provide and promote resident's rights while administrating medications.
Observe and report to Charge Nurse the symptoms and conditions of residents related to medication interactions, adverse drug reaction, and medication side effects.
Obtain and record blood pressure, respiration rate, pulse, temperature, and blood glucose reading in a timely manner.
Clarify any orders or treatment regimens believe to be inaccurate or contraindicated with Medication Administration Records.
Communicate with family member in a nurturing manner.
Resident Care Coordinator June 2000 to June 2010Preston House Assisted Living － Charlotte, NC
Supervised 6 medication aides and eighteen certified nurse assistants to ensure coverage is in place for resident care.
Conducted interviews, hire employees, and discharged employees according to facility, state/federal regulation.
Carefully monitor medication administered and healthcare routine of all residents.
Audited the medication administration records, resident's medical records, and employee's personnel files to assure accuracy and completeness according to facility, state/federal regulations.
Report to Administrator all findings.
Transmitted payroll to offsite payroll personnel in a timely matter.
Developed staff schedule every two weeks.
Coordinated with physicians, outside providers, and families regarding resident's condition.
Assessed and admitted residents in compliance with all state/federal requirements.
Accurately order medical supplies for the facility.
Supervisor-In-Charge October 2000 to March 2002Southern Assisted Living － Charlotte, NC
Supervised and delegated 4 certified nurse assistants to ensure residents received proper care.
Arranged transcribed physician's order onto medication administration records.
Effectively prepared paperwork for resident's medical doctor's appointments.
Reviewed new medication administration records compared to old medication administration records and made corrections.
Resident Care Coordinator March 2002 to March 2010Southern Assisted Living － Charlotte, NC
Managed and assigned duties to 24 employees.
Determined adequate staffing level and prepared staffing schedule.
Maintained and analyzed resident's medical records to ensured regulatory compliance with facility, and state policies.
Controlled regular meetings with residents and their families to ensured needs were being met.
Cooperated to budget guidelines established by Southern Assisted Living's and state policies.
Attained required information and documentation to set-up resident's records.
Certified Nurse Assistant May 1995 to May 1997East Towne Manor Assisted Living － Charlotte, NC
Performed activity of daily living including Foley care, bed making, positioning, transferring, turning, and ambulating residents.
Reported changes in residents to Supervisor.
Obtained temperature, blood pressure, weight, and intake/output of urine.
Regularly monitored residents ensuring comfort, dignity and privacy are met, answered call lights promptly to resident's inquiries, and recorded result of residents care.
Collaborated clearly with residents and families in a nurturing manner.
Illustrated good employee relations and infection control procedures including proper hand-washing techniques, contacts with blood spills, and standard precautions.
Certified Medication Assistant June 1997 to September 2000East Towne Manor － Charlotte, NC
Administered medications to residents per physician's instructions and following facility procedures.
Verified identity of resident receiving medications.
Recorded name of drug dosage and time of administration on specified records.
Notified Supervisor of any changes in resident's behavior or conditions.
Ensured vital signs are taken upon administration of medication when require.
Ordered and restocked medications in an accurate manner.