Interim Chief Nursing Officer | BSN, MBA, RN Last Updated: June 28, 2018 (18 days ago)
Interim Chief Nursing Officer | BSN, MBA, RN
Currently Available
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A highly experienced nursing executive with proven track record completing internal chart reviews, reorganization of Case Management department, and revision of all nursing department job descriptions, policies, and procedures. Over 18 years of progressive leadership and senior level management experience showcasing achievements including management of up to 250 FTEs, participation in successful Critical Access Certification surveys, TJC surveys, and increasing Employee Engagement Scores.

References & Reviews

• “She has a really wonderful ability to connect with front line people and hold them accountable.”
• “She brought in a level of experience that allowed her to provide resolutions and identification of areas of opportunity to improve.”
• “She has an excellent understanding of hospital systems and processes.”
• “She has a firm grasp on regulatory requirements and understands how to connect and communicate with both nursing staff and medical staff.”
• “She is a coach and a mentor, people embrace what she's trying to get them to do, she's excellent at stabilizing the team and really getting them focused.”
• “She follows strict evidenced based practice, and continually refers to research for the most up to date practice.”
• “She's cutting edge and made sure that we were on par with the best hospitals in the country.”

• Annualized saving of $90,000 via hardwiring MOON form process
• Annualized saving of $10,000 via hardwiring of outpatient treatment documentation
• Established on boarding protocol for Registry and travel staff
• Leveled schedules to maximize current staff to meet demand staffing
• Reduced Clostridium difficile 50% from 1.44 to .83 in 4 months
• 0 falls with injury, 0 CLABSI, 0 CAUTI, 0 HAPU in 4 months
• Nurse Courtesy from 45th percentile to 95th percentile in 10 months
• Reorganized Care Rounds resulting in a.9-day reduction in LOS in 10 months
• Improved HCAHPS Nurse Courtesy score from 46 to 83 in 4 months
• Achieved Employee Engagement Scores in the 95th percentile
• Led successful CMS surveys; recently part of an Immediate Jeopardy situation charged with fixing the issue in an immediate time frame
• Responsible for financial planning and record keeping, as well as financial reporting to higher management
• Conducted an in-depth deficiency assessment of staffing based on needs and was able to successfully balance out the shifts and maximize current staff by using a Demand Staffing Model
• Established onboarding protocol for Registry and travel staff
• Completed Nursing Enterprise assessment using AONE Nurse Manager competency tool; introduced SBAR, created SBAR education for facility
• Vast experience with Emergency Services, including identifying opportunities for improvement and development and monitoring critical outcome measures while using strong leadership ability to ensure consistent improvement of quality
• Ability to create a positive collaborative work environment
• Nursing Practices / Patient Care Standards
• Budget Development & Management
• Process Expertise
• Strategic Planning
• Process Reengineering
• Customer Satisfaction
• Cultural Transformation & Service Excellence
• TJC, CMS
• Surgery Units
• Oncology
• Med/Surgical Unit
• Pediatrics
• Emergency
• Policies & Procedures
• HCAHPS
• Interim Chief Nursing Officer | 24 Bed Critical Access Hospital
• Interim Manager, Nursing Operations | 400+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Chief Nursing Officer | 25 Bed Critical Access Hospital
• Interim Clinical Director | 900+ Bed Academic Hospital
• Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BSN)
• Masters Business Administration (MBA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)

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Title:

Interim Chief Nursing Officer | BSN, MBA, RN

Date Available:

Currently Available

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A highly experienced nursing executive with proven track record completing internal chart reviews, reorganization of Case Management department, and revision of all nursing department job descriptions, policies, and procedures. Over 18 years of progressive leadership and senior level management experience showcasing achievements including management of up to 250 FTEs, participation in successful Critical Access Certification surveys, TJC surveys, and increasing Employee Engagement Scores.

References & Reviews

• “She has a really wonderful ability to connect with front line people and hold them accountable.”
• “She brought in a level of experience that allowed her to provide resolutions and identification of areas of opportunity to improve.”
• “She has an excellent understanding of hospital systems and processes.”
• “She has a firm grasp on regulatory requirements and understands how to connect and communicate with both nursing staff and medical staff.”
• “She is a coach and a mentor, people embrace what she's trying to get them to do, she's excellent at stabilizing the team and really getting them focused.”
• “She follows strict evidenced based practice, and continually refers to research for the most up to date practice.”
• “She's cutting edge and made sure that we were on par with the best hospitals in the country.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Annualized saving of $90,000 via hardwiring MOON form process
• Annualized saving of $10,000 via hardwiring of outpatient treatment documentation
• Established on boarding protocol for Registry and travel staff
• Leveled schedules to maximize current staff to meet demand staffing
• Reduced Clostridium difficile 50% from 1.44 to .83 in 4 months
• 0 falls with injury, 0 CLABSI, 0 CAUTI, 0 HAPU in 4 months
• Nurse Courtesy from 45th percentile to 95th percentile in 10 months
• Reorganized Care Rounds resulting in a.9-day reduction in LOS in 10 months
• Improved HCAHPS Nurse Courtesy score from 46 to 83 in 4 months
• Achieved Employee Engagement Scores in the 95th percentile
• Led successful CMS surveys; recently part of an Immediate Jeopardy situation charged with fixing the issue in an immediate time frame
• Responsible for financial planning and record keeping, as well as financial reporting to higher management
• Conducted an in-depth deficiency assessment of staffing based on needs and was able to successfully balance out the shifts and maximize current staff by using a Demand Staffing Model
• Established onboarding protocol for Registry and travel staff
• Completed Nursing Enterprise assessment using AONE Nurse Manager competency tool; introduced SBAR, created SBAR education for facility
• Vast experience with Emergency Services, including identifying opportunities for improvement and development and monitoring critical outcome measures while using strong leadership ability to ensure consistent improvement of quality
• Ability to create a positive collaborative work environment

Expertise:

• Nursing Practices / Patient Care Standards
• Budget Development & Management
• Process Expertise
• Strategic Planning
• Process Reengineering
• Customer Satisfaction
• Cultural Transformation & Service Excellence
• TJC, CMS
• Surgery Units
• Oncology
• Med/Surgical Unit
• Pediatrics
• Emergency
• Policies & Procedures
• HCAHPS

Experience:

• Interim Chief Nursing Officer | 24 Bed Critical Access Hospital
• Interim Manager, Nursing Operations | 400+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Chief Nursing Officer | 25 Bed Critical Access Hospital
• Interim Clinical Director | 900+ Bed Academic Hospital

Education:

• Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BSN)
• Masters Business Administration (MBA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)

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