Experienced Professional RN for 23 years. Work history includes Neuro Intensive Care, Medical Intensive Care, Emergency Room, Cath Lab and ER. I have had the privilege to serve as Hospice Administrator and Executive Director for the last 14 years of my career, with two very established Hospice providers in the State of Alabama, including supervision of a 10 bed In -Patient Unit in Auburn. I am a very dedicated to excellence in patient care and advocacy, with high expectations of my own work, as well as the interdisciplinary team.
Served on the Alabama Hospice Organization as Board Member for 7 years.
Served as Educator for Hospice of East Alabama and Hospice Advantage, listed as qualified CEU provider with Alabama Department of Public Health.
Experience as Congestive Heart Failure Educator in large Hospital setting.
Served as committee member for East Alabama Coalition, led by Alabama Department of Public Health and East Alabama Medical Center.
Hospice of East Alabama Medical Center merged with Hospice Advantage May of 2009.
Job title of Administrator changed to Executive Director September 2013.
Duties include administration of operations for multi site Hospice, including Auburn Outpatient Hospice, Bethany House 10 bed in-patient unit, satellite outpatient office in Alexander City and Columbus, Georgia.
Alex City and Columbus were new start up sites, requiring duties of organizing new office, ordering of supplies, office furniture, hiring of staff and preparation for State Surveys.
Hired as Clinical Services Coordinator, moving to Director of Hospice within the following year.
Duties included supervision of clinical interdisciplinary team, education for Hospice staff as well as community education for Hospitals, Nursing Homes, ALF staff and Physicians Offices.
Leader for Sales and Community outreach.
Responsible for Manager and staff of 10 bed in-patient unit , as well as Outpatient Services.
Served as Hospice Administrator in the Phenix City, AL area, supervising operations for out-patient Hospice. Opened new office in Columbus, Georgia, supervising interdisciplinary team for patient care.
Moved to Corporate Administration position, assisting the opening of new offices in the Birmingham and Florence, AL area, as well as two offices in the Atlanta, GA . Assisted in new construction of an in-patient unit in South Atlanta area, hiring and educating new staff and preparation for successful State Survey.
Per Diem RN
Departments worked included ER, Cath Lab, ICU, Med Surg Floor, and Recovery.
Worked as Congestive Heart Failure Patient Educator.
Per Diem Nurse
Worked in areas of ER, ICU and Cath Lab .
RN Full Time
Worked in Medical ICU as staff nurse, as well as duties in ER and Med Surg Floor.
Served as RN member for Thomas Hospital Advisory / Ethics Board including Nurse Leaders, Executive Leadership and Physicians.
Hired as Graduate RN. Hired as RN Staff Nurse after successful NCLEX Exam.
Worked in Neuro Intensive Care.
Duties included monitoring of patients with diagnosis of Stroke, Brain Injury and Neurological Diseases.
Completed Associates Degree in Nursing.
Completed Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing.
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