Memory Care Director09/2017 to CurrentWhitcomb HouseMilford, MAManages the memory care unit within budgetary needs and EOEA guidelines. Provide eight hours of Dementia training for incoming staff and agency staff twice monthly. Run an Alzheimer's/Dementia support group for families and residents affected monthly. Management of staff in MCU, including training, attendance, schedule, and payroll. Schedules regular staff training for Whitcomb House. Networks with outside providers and companies to maintain positive working relationships. Work with VNAs, hospice companies, and physicians to ensure the best care for residents based on their health situation. On call and weekend rotation for nursing and management needs. All Wellness Nurse activities as listed below for the memory care unit.
Acting Resident Care Director06/2017 to 09/2017Whitcomb HouseMilford, MAAll of Wellness Nurse/Director tasks mentioned below. In addition, actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations. Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines. Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care. Conducted or approved the performance evaluations for all nursing department employees. Developed and arranged continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills. Actively worked to decrease agency staffing and increase hiring of CNA staff. Networked with companies and representatives in the local area. Payroll with Kronos system for nursing department.
Wellness Nurse/Wellness Director11/2016 to 06/2017Whitcomb HouseMilford, MAActively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations. Worked consistently to meet EOEA regulations and company policies. Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines. Jumped in to fill gaps for on call rotation when necessary. Complete monthly schedule and update as needed for changes. Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed. Monitored the nursing and operation of support departments to ensure that resident needs were met and facility was properly maintained. Planned, organized, supervised and provided assignments for nursing and support staff. Planned and organized staff development and orientation programs for nursing services.
LPN02/2016 to 11/2016Southboro Medical GroupFramingham, MAWorked as an LPN in a busy pediatric office. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Provided necessary health education training for patients and families. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Administered injections.
LPN06/2015 to 02/2016Amego Inc.Attleboro, MAWorked as a school nurse for students ages 4-22 with autism and other developmental delays.
LPN04/2014 to 06/2015Beaumont Skilled Nursing and RehabNorthbridge, MAWorked as charge nurse on a locked Alzheimer's/dementia unit.
Bachelor of Science: Health Care Administration2021Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, New Hampshire, United States
LPN Diploma: Practical Nursing2014Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High SchoolUpton, MA, United States
Licensed as a practical nurse by the state of MA on 02/14/14