Two years in health care leadership in the hospital setting with a focus on high standards of patient care, developing and managing team members and working collaboratively with physicians. Extensive experience implementing Primary Stroke Certification, NICHE designation and recertification of Chest Pain Center Accreditation.
Health care focused MBA program with an anticipated graduation date of 1/2016.
Dupont Hospital is a sister facility with St. Joseph Hospital, job promotion with the corporation. Emergency Department Manager of a 12 bed facility, 20,000 visits annually. Extensive gerontological education related to NICHE designation piloted through the Emergency Department. Continual outreach with EMS and collaboration with network facilities to provide best patient care.
Successfully designed Primary Stroke Program with designation within six months. Successfully completed recertification of Chest Pain Accreditation and completed Joint Commission Survey with no findings. Additionally operated as interim manager and director of 23 bed inner-city emergency department 40,000 visits a year.
Maintained daily operations and phone sales of family owned business. This was maintained while attending nursing school. The customer relations and learning how to navigate in a fabrication world taught flexibility and problem solving skills still used today.
Prior to registered nurse position, was a unit secretary/phlebotomist for Dekalb Health since 2002. Helped implement custom build computerized patient charting with Mckesson. Functioned as charge nurse.
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