interim director of nursing resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Collaborative, patient-focused Licensed Vocational Nurse with a total of 8+ years experience from CNA to current LVN position (Interim DON), with last 3+ years at Southern Inyo Hospital. Assisting in management of the skilled nursing facility (SNF), driving quality improvements, and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. A Proven track record with continued improvement and goal orientated style of leadership, contributing to hospital productivity and policies that keep the facility operating at a sustainable and profitable level. Well-versed in motivating and encouraging employees, willing to go the extra mile to complete any task. building relationships with residents and families and achieving the requirements for continued success and a team orientated mindset.

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification
  • Intravenous Therapy Certification - 2013
  • Minimum Data Set Basic Training 3.0 - February 2018
  • MDS - Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) Training - August 2019
  • Knowledge and access to CMS portal
  • Records maintenance
  • Staff supervision
  • Quality Assurance controls
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Clinical lead in full training and implementation of Electronic Health Record: Carevue - June, 2017 / PointClickCare - October 2019
  • Schedule management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
Education and Training
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest, CA, Expected in 06/2013 Vocational Nursing Certification / Licensed : ADN Partial/RN/BRN In-process Goals - GPA :
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest, CA, Expected in 06/2011 Certified Nursing Assistant : Certified Nursing Assistant - GPA :
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) License# VN 279678- 3 years
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification - 2 years
  • Intravenous Therapy Certification - 2013 - 7 years
  • Minimum Data Set Basic Training 3.0 - February 2018 - 2 years
  • MDS - Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) Training - August 19th, 2019 - 1 year
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - 7 years
  • Knowledge and access to CMS portal - 4 years
  • Clinical lead in full training and implementation of Electronic Health Record: Carevue - June 2017 PointClickCare - October 2019
Cadia Healthcare - Interim Director of Nursing
Silver Spring, MD, 03/2020 - Current
  • Oversee nursing staff and overall compliance of a 33-bed skilled nursing facility with a annual budget of ~$5,000,000, and reporting to Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
  • Oversee the Minimum Data Set assessments to ensure completion and accuracy.
  • Coordinate Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings for admission/discharge care planning and changes of condition.
  • Ensure high-quality patient care by performing rounds to observe nursing staff and speaking directly with patients and their families to gather feedback.
  • Allow for resident(s) to be involved in decision making of his/her care.
  • Schedule quarterly Quality Assurance meetings and gather data pertaining to area performance improvement to attain star rating criteria.
  • Point of contact for State and Federal surveyors during annual licensing surveys and/or complaint surveys.
  • Write plan of corrections for all deficiencies received during annual Federal and State re-licensing surveys, and maintain on-going plan of corrective action(s).
  • Abuse coordinator with oversight from Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • Clinical oversight of building assessments needed for nursing documentation, required by regulation to ensure quality of care as an on-going basis.
  • Oversee mandatory training and education delegated by the Director of Staff Development to nursing staff, and ensure all licensure and certifications are maintained and current.
  • Oversee referral process of prospective admissions, making sure that the facility can meet the needs of the individual.
  • Oversee billing for the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) and ensure timely submission and turnaround time for claims.
  • Conduct frequent nursing staff meetings to maintain communication between staff and leadership, thereby promoting a team based core value system.
  • Audit, completion, and submission of Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) entries to the CMS portal on a quarterly basis.
Liberty Union High School District - Assistant Director of Nursing/MDS Nurse
Brentwood, NY, 06/2017 - 03/2020
  • Assisted in managing and supervised 33-bed skilled rehab facility with 30+ employees (including RNs, LVNs, and CNAs).
  • Assisted in seeking a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system with MDS capability and revenue enhancement features.
  • Completion of RAI assessments for Minimum Data Set (MDS) OBRA and PDPM standards with oversight from Director of Nursing.
  • Received training in Patient Driven Payment (PDPM) and implemented it effective October 1st, 2019 per CMS guidelines.
  • Attending meetings with family members and residents to review plan of care on a quarterly and as needed basis.
  • Developed and delivered training materials on infection control, medication administration, and other safety procedures to ensure compliance with department policies.
  • Assisted in creating and implementing policy and procedures that reflect state and federal mandated requirements.
  • Assisted in conducting quality assurance and maintaining performance improvement projects.
  • Assisted DON and social services in case management services for referrals and new admissions.
  • Reviewed prospective referrals to determine if the facility can provide the care needed.
  • Assisted DON with Disaster Planning and after action planning.
CarevueSouthern Inyo Hospital, LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse
City, STATE, 11/2016 - 06/2017
  • Accepted medications from Pharmacy and conducted med count reconciliation with delivery personnel
  • Transcribed physician's orders to resident charts, flow sheets, medication/treatment records and care plans as required
  • Conducted frequent rounds to check on residents and evaluated effectiveness of care delivery
  • Supervised nurses' aides or assistants.
  • Medication Administration, assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.
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School Attended

  • Cerro Coso Community College
  • Cerro Coso Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Interim Director of Nursing
  • Assistant Director of Nursing/MDS Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse


  • Vocational Nursing Certification / Licensed
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

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