Directs and supervise all aspects of operations for an ambulatory health clinic with 25,000 annual visits. Highlights: Incumbent Department Head for 6 other branch clinics, Senior Nurse Leader and Director for the Branch Clinics Directorate; Nursing Supervisor for Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton (65 bed facility), Hospital's Clinic Management Team Facilitator and subject matter expert to new managers, Faculty member for the US Navy Bureau of Medicine sponsored course "Clinic Management Course"; Medical Home Port implementation facilitator and National Council Quality Assurance leader for certification submission in 2012. Lean Six Sigma Certified. Award: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (fourth) for achievements and 20 years of honorable military service.
Supervised the administrative and clinic management for an ambulatory clinic with over 26,000 annual visits. Highlights: Chairman of various Command Joint Commission Committees that ensured compliance with required elements of performance, Incumbent Senior Nurse and Director for the Branch Clinic Directorate, and member of the facility's Nursing Supervisor pool.
Supervised and managed all clinic operations for a large ambulatory center with over 30,000 annual visits. Highlights: Chairman of various command committees that ensured compliance with Joint Commission requirements, author for various command policies, Nurse Corps representative for the Electronic Documentation Clinical Advisory Board, and Nursing Supervisor pool member. Award: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (third); for outstanding direction and dedication in the ambulatory setting.
Supervised and directed the implementation of nursing care for a combined surgical, medical, pediatric and psychiatric inpatient services ward. Highlights: Chairman for the Nursing Informatics Committee and Nursing Supervisor pool member.
Managed and supervised all aspects of nursing care for a 96 bed medical/surgical and oncology department. Highlights: Chairman of the Advance Practice Nurse Committee, Curriculum developer for new nurses and hospital corpsman orientation programs, Chairman and active member of various Nursing committees that ensured compliance with various regulatory agencies, and Nursing Supervisor pool member (265 bed tertiary facility). Award: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (second); for super performance, coordination of internship services and other achievements.
Trauma Nurse for Southern Iraq. Provided coverage and land/air trauma services for various regions to US and allied forces. Award: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal; for outstanding performance during deployment (given by the Marine Corps).
Nominated and Selected for graduate full time course work. Completed Adult Acute Care Nursing Specialty Master of Nursing at the University of South Alabama.
Supervised all aspects of clinic management for an Internal Medicine Clinic. Highlights: Command's Diabetes Nurse/Consultant, Liaison for various South America and Atlantic Naval Forces, WIC program coordinator, various command committees and Nursing Supervisor pool member (30 bed hospital). Award: Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (third); for outstanding coordination of fleet services and community involvement.
Staff Nurse for a medical surgical ward. Member of various command committees. Award: Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (second); for significant contribution during the hospital inpatient transition project.
Humanitarian Mission. Directed all aspects of community health nursing for the 1995 Cuban Exodus. Operation served and housed over 30,000 migrants that escaped Cuba via water and land around the Guantanamo Bay Area. Also provided recovery, rescue and translation services to both, civilians and military alike. Award: Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal; for outstanding services during deployment.
Staff Nurse for a 35 Bed Med/Surg/Oncology ward.
Board Certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners #A1109197
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