RN/Unit Manager with 18 years experience in Long Term Care. 13 years as a Unit Manager in a Long Term Care setting.
RN in the State of ND, License #R18088
AANAC certified RAC-CT
ANCC Board Certified in Gerontological Nursing
Served as Unit Manager for 13 years for 43 bed LTC unit.
Supervised 35 nursing staff, including recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
Team Leader for Skin Management- Developed new policies and procedures for care of skin and wounds with in the facility. Member of FM Community task force for consortium of Long Term Care facilities in Fargo to develop Physician Standing orders for wound care. No F-Tag citations for wounds/skin in the facility for the 13 years, I was team leader.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Utilized strong assessment and relational skills to determine and build teamwork with family and staff for quality patient care.
Provided quality nursing care in accordance with CMS & ND DOH regulations.
Coordinated with nursing team to ensure optimal levels of patient care and safety.
Actively participated in quality assurance program.
Assisted DON in writing and reviewing policies and procedures.
Staff nurse on medical/surgical unit, providing acute care to inpatients as well as caring for patients in the ER setting.
Developed policies and procedures to comply with regulations to obtain initial licensure for Swing Bed Unit.
Supervised/coordinated the Swing Bed Unit staff and resident care.
Coordinated discharge planning care for all hospital inpatients as needed.
Associate Degree in Nursing
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