Accomplished healthcare professional with 8 years of distinguished performance in the healthcare industry.
*Broad-based background encompasses exceptional work ethic and commitment to organizational objectives.
*Proactive manager and leader with the ability to hire, train, and motivate top performers.
*Contributed to program growth for one of the nation's top hyperbaric service providers.
HealogicsBronx, New YorkProgram Director07/2015 to Current
Providing day-to-day management oversight for outpatient clinic, HBO and other wound continuum sites of care, which may include inpatient and outreach.
Utilizing Company's resources to develop and implement customized policies and procedures.
Continuously analyzing systems and processes; developing and implementing best practices and appropriate changes to improve outcomes in a timely manner.
Monitoring clinic flow to improve efficiencies and productivity.
Tracking and reporting all inpatient, outpatient, outreach, HBO and ancillary revenues generated by the program.
Responsible for cost management through appropriate utilization and management of labor and supply utilization.
Working with Region support team to complete a quarterly financial review and presenting results to hospital leadership.
Reviewing and analyzing key financial reports, identifying key indicator trends and developing plans to ensure best practices are implemented to appropriately maximize clinic and overall program profitability and/or address variances.
Developing, implementing and consistently executing a marketing and community education plan.
Working collaboratively with the hospital to coordinate market specific activities.
Recruiting, interviewing, hiring and managing personnel in conjunction with the company/hospital's Human Resources Department.
Establishing performance expectations, providing regular feedback and consistently managing these expectations.
Completing performance appraisals, promoting staff development activities, utilizing performance improvement procedures as necessary, and adhering to the hospital/company policies and procedures.
Identifying the hospital strategic goals and objectives and managing the program to achieve those goals.
Integrating effectively and seamlessly at all levels within the client organization.
Participating in hospital department/management meetings and actively participating in Hospital communication and social activities.
HealogicsBronx, New YorkSafety Director09/2012 to 07/2015
Assume responsibility for the safe and effective operation and maintenance of the hyperbaric chamber(s) and related systems and ancillary components.
Work closely with facility management personnel and department medical personnel.
Make the necessary recommendations for departmental safety policies and incorporate new safety procedures as appropriate.
Serve on the hospital's safety or environment of care committee; per the desire of the hospital.
Have the authority to restrict or remove any potentially hazardous supply or equipment items from the chamber.
Provide leadership and safety training to other hyperbaric facility personnel.
Responsible for maintaining all facility safety-related standards as required by various licensing and regulatory agencies related to hyperbarics.
Works closely with the Medical, Program, and Nursing Directors to develop and annually review/revise department policies and procedures and operation and maintenance documents.
Works closely with Program Director and Healogics to coordinate and approve all hyperbaric chamber upgrades, modifications, and repairs to the hyperbaric system, including interactions with hospital maintenance personnel and outside contractors, to ensure that all maintenance activities are done in accordance with appropriate safety standards.
Ensures that the testing of all modifications is performed before manned pressurization.
Northern Westchester HospitalMount Kisco, New YorkHyperbaric Safety Officer01/2011 to 07/2012
Reviews all department safety incidents, collects information regarding equipment/patient safety, reports relevant incidents to the staff, and periodically provides in-service training related to hyperbaric medicine.
Takes an active role in hyperbaric medicine education programs as well as in orientating hospital and other personnel to hyperbaric oxygen therapy and the hyperbaric medicine department.
Ensures department compliance with NFPA 99, Hyperbaric Facilities (current edition) and with unit safety policies and procedures.
Maintains competencies, continuing education, and certifications as appropriate.
Carries out hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment protocols as prescribed by the hyperbaric physician.
HealogicsBronx, New YorkHyperbaric Technician04/2007 to 12/2010
Performs duties under supervision of the Program Director, Clinical Coordinator, and/or Safety Director as is appropriate for the facility.
Is responsible for the safe and effective operation of the hyperbaric chamber(s) and related support systems.
Is responsible for the safe delivery of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to the hyperbaric patient.
Reinforces education as it relates to hyperbaric therapy.
Keeps complete and accurate patient records as they pertain to treatment documentation.
Performs duties and procedures as directed by Program Director, Medical Director, and in some cases the Clinical Coordinator.
Performs hyperbaric chamber operations and system maintenance as required.
Maintains competencies, continuing education and certifications as appropriate.
Utilizing data software for wound management.
Make appropriate entries for daily hyperbaric treatments and wound care clinic visits including photo uploading.
Education and Training
Master of Business AdministrationPresentUniversity of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Science:Health Care AdministrationMay 2014University of Phoenix, Phoenix, ArizonaHealth Care Administration
Associate of Science:Marine TechnologyApr 2007National University, Wilmington, CaliforniaMarine Technology