Driven and compassionate healthcare professional with 8 years hands-on experience in fast-paced acute care hospital environments. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on patient safety and quality. Also, experience in developing high standards of practice, evaluating patient care for effectiveness and implementing necessary changes to programs and policies. Seeking a position to develop and implement new and innovative health care improvement processes and admission procedures.
Proven patience and self-discipline
Motivation techniques specialist
Confident public speaker
Personal and professional integrity
Relationship and team building
Sound decision making
Critical thinking proficiency
Cleveland CLinic Hospital Weston , FloridaNursing Quality and Accreditation Coordinator06/2010 to Current
Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness.
Assisted in the design and execution of programs that contributed to the growth of the organization.
Served as liaison between management and clinical staff.
Expertly planned, coordinated, organized and directed PI activities.
Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations.
Sourced and implemented new performance appraisal process.
Jumped in to fill gaps for colleagues taking time off when necessary.
Regularly evaluated nursing department 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.
Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care.
Organized and led monthly meetings with team members.
Revised policies and procedures in accordance with changes in local, state and federal laws and regulations.
Forsyth Medical CenterWinston Salem, North CarolinaRegistered Nurse06/2001 to 09/2008Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community. Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Education and Training
Master of Science:Health Srvice Adminstraton2010Barry University, Miami, Florida, USA
Master of Science:Public Health2010Barry University, Miami, Florida, USA
Bachelor of Science:Nursing2001Winston Salme State University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27013