Interim Program Director, Behavioral Health | MBA, RN Last Updated: May 4, 2018 (20 days ago)
Interim Program Director, Behavioral Health | MBA, RN
Currently Available
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A transformational healthcare professional with proven management and performance improvement skills that combine with a passion for improving the patient experience. A natural leader with a strong dedication to mentoring and imparting practical knowledge to groups and individuals. Adept at building productive relationships with all levels of individuals while maintaining the highest level of professionalism.

• Successfully facilitated Unit Council in updating unit rules and developing separate rules for the Adult and Geriatric Units
• Organized a task force to improve unit programming schedule, adding patient education groups on wellness recovery action plans and psychiatric advance directives
• Implemented daily huddles that included psychiatrists to assure improved planning for admissions and discharges
• Enhanced staff education of appropriate restraint/seclusion use and ensured compliance with CMS regulations
• Evaluated the unit, developed action plan, and executed critical components
• Facilitates Performance Improvement teams for wound care, fall reduction, nutrition, and the care planning process
• Strategic Planning
• Program Evaluation
• Budget Management
• Corrective Action Plans
• Safety & Risk Management
• Adult, and Geriatric Medical Populations
• Standards of Care
• Team Building
• Regulatory Compliance
• Performance Improvement
• Interim Operations Manager, Psychiatric Unit | 300+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Program Director, Geri-Psych Unit | 30 Bed Behavioral Health Hospital
• Interim Director of Nursing Services | 140 Bed Long Term Acute Care Hospital
• Bachelor of Education in Public Affairs & Community Service (B.Ed.)
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CCRN)

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Title:

Interim Program Director, Behavioral Health | MBA, RN

Date Available:

Currently Available

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A transformational healthcare professional with proven management and performance improvement skills that combine with a passion for improving the patient experience. A natural leader with a strong dedication to mentoring and imparting practical knowledge to groups and individuals. Adept at building productive relationships with all levels of individuals while maintaining the highest level of professionalism.

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Successfully facilitated Unit Council in updating unit rules and developing separate rules for the Adult and Geriatric Units
• Organized a task force to improve unit programming schedule, adding patient education groups on wellness recovery action plans and psychiatric advance directives
• Implemented daily huddles that included psychiatrists to assure improved planning for admissions and discharges
• Enhanced staff education of appropriate restraint/seclusion use and ensured compliance with CMS regulations
• Evaluated the unit, developed action plan, and executed critical components
• Facilitates Performance Improvement teams for wound care, fall reduction, nutrition, and the care planning process

Expertise:

• Strategic Planning
• Program Evaluation
• Budget Management
• Corrective Action Plans
• Safety & Risk Management
• Adult, and Geriatric Medical Populations
• Standards of Care
• Team Building
• Regulatory Compliance
• Performance Improvement

Experience:

• Interim Operations Manager, Psychiatric Unit | 300+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Program Director, Geri-Psych Unit | 30 Bed Behavioral Health Hospital
• Interim Director of Nursing Services | 140 Bed Long Term Acute Care Hospital

Education:

• Bachelor of Education in Public Affairs & Community Service (B.Ed.)
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CCRN)

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