Registered professional nurse and veteran health
care administrator with more than fifteen years of hands-on experience in the
evolving health care market. Expert in developing policies and procedures that
improve efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance client services. Accomplished
manager adept at guiding teams, providing leadership and
identifying opportunities to connect and strategically leverage
internal and external relationships.
Small business development
Market research and analysis
Consensus building and teaming
Grants management; including financial and narrative reports
Founding President of the Garden State Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Founded and managed the Academy for Advanced Dental Education, a continuing education academy for dental professionals recognized by the American Dental Association® Continuing Education Recognition Program
Contributing writer of Doctor of Dentistry NJ Edition, 2009-2011
Recognized as a leading NJ Dental Practice Management Consultant by the American Dental Association®
Compliance Standards and Training at Associated Medical Schools of NY:
Minority Dental Faculty Development Policy Handbook
Annual Report to ADEA
Professionalism in Undergraduate Medical Education Report
Foreign Trained Dentists Survey Report
Coordinated faculty development programs and continuing education courses for faculty of member schools; such as: Professionalism in Medical Education, and Diversity in Medicine
Managed NYU Dental College Orthodontic Clinic, 2001-2004
Directly responsible for Standard III of Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA): Facilities & Resources
Prepared and Implemented the Standard Operations Procedures Manual
Assisted in implementation of electronic patient health records that resulted in improved patient care
Generated revenue for the Hospital for Special Surgery-PHO by maximizing patient out of network benefits, 1994-1999.
November 2014 to May 2015Veteran's Administration NJ Healthcare Systems － East Orange, NJ
Spearheaded Patient Safety and Systems Improvement project, resulting in a 28% decrease of In-patient falls on the Hematology-Oncology Unit, during 2QFY13 and 3QFY13.
February 2015, the Patient Safety project was implemented within every unit at the VA NJ Health Care System at East Orange Campus
Registered professional nurse on the Hematology/Oncology Unit providing patient-centered, evidenced based care to the veteran population of patient's.
Formal Mentor August 2014 to August 2015New Jersey City University － Jersey City, NJ
HRSA Grant #14-069.
Provide personal and professional support to an RN to BSN nursing student.
Adjunct Faculty, Lecturer, and Clinical Instructor January 2014 to CurrentBloomfield College － Bloomfield, NJ
Plan and implement the course curriculum, and oversee the clinical instruction of nursing students.
Collaborate with division chair, dean of nursing and other nurse faculty in assessing, developing and maintaining student competencies to ensure provision of curriculum, quality education, and patient-centered nursing care.
January 2014 to June 2015Brookdale Community College － Lincroft, NJ
Teach Health Assessment and Adult I skills to Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree students.
Certificate : Summer 2014Bloomfield College － Bloomfield, NJ
Five weeks of asynchronous full-online sessions during which students functioned as a cohesive group, exploring topics and communicating on a weekly basis.
Communication was organized via discussion board in a variety of forums including Blackboard Group Tools; File Exchange, Group Blog, Group Discussion Board, Group Journal, Group Wiki, Email and Skype.
Final Collaborative Project Titled: Seven Principles for Good Practice Applied to Hybrid and Online Courses
Master of Science : Aug 2013Seton Hall University － South Orange, NJ
Master's in the Science of Nursing-Certified, Clinical Nurse Leader
Clinical Nurse Leader capstone project completed at the Veterans Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System.
Presentation titled: Patient Safety on an Oncology Unit (focused on decreasing In-patient falls).
Certificate : June 2006University of North Carolina － Chapel Hill, NCGPA: Emerging Leaders in Public Health Fellowship, Certificate program
Emerging Leaders in Public Health Fellowship, Certificate program Funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Kenan-Flagler Business School
Fellows learned the essential skills for leading and managing in turbulent public health environments through a combination of: on-site intensive workshops, action learning teams, distance learning and individualized leadership coaching.
Bachelor of Science : Healthcare Management, May 2005New York University － NY
Internship completed at Bellevue Hospital (member of the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation). Active participant in developing community outreach initiatives along with the American Cancer Society and the NYC Department of Health (NYCDoH) sponsored by Manhattan Breast Health Partnership.
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
American Nurses Association and New Jersey State
Nursing Association (ANA/NJSNA)
Cueto, A. (2009, October). Dental Practice Q&A. Doctor of
Dentistry A Business and Lifestyle Magazine for Dentists, 5(6), 7.
Cueto, A. (2009, November/December). Dental Practice Q&A. Doctor
of Dentistry A Business and Lifestyle Magazine for Dentists, 5(7),
Cueto, A. (2010, January/February). Dental Practice Q&A. Doctor
of Dentistry A Business and Lifestyle Magazine for Dentists, 6(1),
Cueto, A. (2010, October). Practice Management: Dental Practice
Q&A. Doctor of Dentistry The Business and Practice Management Magazine
for Dentists, 3(4), 26.
Cueto, A. (2010, July/August). Practice Management: Dental
Practice Q&A. Doctor of Dentistry The Business and Practice Management
Magazine for Dentists, 12-13.
Cueto, A. (2010, March/April). Practice Marketing Q&A. Doctor
of Dentistry A Business and Lifestyle Magazine for Dentists, 6(2),
Cueto, A. (2010, May/June). Practice Marketing Q&A. Doctor
of Dentistry A Business and Lifestyle Magazine for Dentists, 6(3),
Cueto, A. (2009, August/September). The Importance of Marketing
Your Dental Practice Part II. Doctor of Dentistry A Business and Lifestyle
Magazine for Dentists, 5(5), 10-11.
Cueto, A. (2009, June/July). The Importance of Marketing Your
Dental Practice. Doctor of Dentistry A Business and Lifestyle Magazine for
Dentists, 5(4), 13-14.
Gardening, reading and watching movie classics.
Consensus Building & Teaming
New Business Development
Registered Professional Nurse, Licensed in NY and NJ
Certified, Clinical Nurse Leader
Certificate in Simulation
Certificate in Developing and Teaching Online Courses
Health Advocate Award (2015) - Hispanic Leadership Summit of New Jersey
Elizabeth Ann Seton Young Alumni Award (2015) - Seton Hall University College of Nursing
Inducted into New York Academy of Medicine (2015)
Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (2013)
Founder's Day Award, NYU (2005)
Harvey Stedman Award, NYU (2005)
Dean's List, NYU (2001-2004)
President, Garden State Chapter of National Association of Hispanic Nurses
President Appointed: Education Committee, National Association of Hispanic Nurses (National Level)