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Xxxxxx, DE xxxxxx ￨ (xxx-xxx-xxxx ￨ email@example.com
Specializations in Medical-Surgical, Gerontological, Psychiatric, CRCs, Forensic, Travel & Legal Nursing
Highly Accomplished Leader who facilitates the delivery of safe, responsible direct patient care based on industry standards of practices, and who collaborates with cross-functional teams to achieve a facility s vision. Ambitious Clinical Administrator who actively participates in the decision-making process to drive strategic plans, allocate resources, and cost-effectively manage multimillion-dollar budgets. Insightful Patient Advocate who applies up-to-date awareness of national care management trends to maximize performance within competitive markets.
Psychiatric Nurse Manager (2016 Present)
Capitalize on the opportunity to lead forward-thinking crisis response center operations within this hospital system under contract. Drive operations growth by recruiting, training, mentoring, and managing a top-performing team of clinical associates, including handling all scheduling, work prioritization, payroll, and disciplinary actions.
Philadelphia Crisis Response Center 16.8 FTEs
Service 140 consumers biweekly while providing psychiatric consultations throughout hospital.
Manage a total revenue budget for FY18 of $3.09 million, and total expense budget of $1.17 million.
Collaborate with Philadelphia County, county law enforcement, court for involuntary committals, and mental health office with linkage agreements with local schools and additional mental health facilities.
Fitzgerald Crisis Response Center 9.5 FTEs
Service 100 consumers biweekly while providing consultations, psych codes, and referrals.
Effectively manage a FY18 total revenue budget of $1.67 million, and total expense of $866,000.
Collaborate with Upper Darby and Yeadon Police, as well as 46 municipalities in Xxxxxx County.
Program Director Behavioral Health Center for Older Adults (BHCOA) (2012 2013)
Maximized program success by serving in a community liaison role to build and sustain mutually beneficial relationships with referral sources, including promoting services to increase profit; developing partnerships with agencies, organizations and networking groups, and planning popular health fairs and screenings. Conceptualized and developed results-generating marketing strategy while partnering with Medical Director, Communications and Marketing Departments, and external sources to build brand awareness. Cost-effectively managed unit budget and monitored HPPD for staffing ratio. Comprehensively directed staff development and unit-wide education.
Led daily operations of Medical Behavioral Health Center for gero-psych patients.
Performed clinical assessments for patients, and determined best routes of treatment.
Managed a 24x7 outpatient program for patients (aged 55+) for crisis calls and assessments.
Successfully led departmental quality teams to address unit and hospital process improvements.
Routinely liaised among Medical Director and multidisciplinary teams to drive program initiatives.
Med-Psych Nurse Manager (2012)
Expertly planned, implemented and evaluated delivery of optimal nursing care to patients, including mentoring and managing a host hospital s team of clinical professionals while developing valuable community relationships to promote a strong facility image. Developed policies and assessment tools for a Gero-Psych Behavioral Health Unit. Objectively handled performance evaluations and corrective action for nursing staff.
Strategically steered case management and outreach services initiatives to patients and families, including promoting comprehensive assessments, linkage to resources, planning, monitoring, crisis intervention, supportive counseling, and coordination with team members. Planned and prioritized caseloads, and completed assigned triage and clinic duties. Performed intake assessments, provided support for patients and families, and visited the homes of at-risk patients as required. Collaborated with providers, healthcare teams, and the community to educate individuals regarding case management services through in-services, and facilitated staff development.
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Nurse Administrator (continued)
Developed policies, procedures, and tools for UBCSS clinical staff.
Improved performance via participation on interdisciplinary committees.
Led successful patient care and psychotherapy for patients in a SHARE program.
Personally chaired Medical Quality Review Board, and reviewed all incident reports.
Served as Organizational Nurse Consultant on standards of practice, regulations, and ethics.
Delivered presentations to administrators and Board on reviews, risk mitigation, and compliance.
Additional Professional Nursing Experience
Facilitated direct patient care for medically compromised individuals with mental illness at a Magnet-designated facility, along with serving as a go-to ER consultant to ensure proper behavioral health follow-ups for all patients.
Delivered quality-centric direct patient care on an Acute Psychiatric Unit, Emergency Room Psychiatric Unit, and Medical Detoxification Unit in this challenging travel assignment, and used nursing background to meet care goals.
Spearheaded comprehensive research as a Clinical Research Nurse for patients with schizophrenia within this leading nationwide research center. Ensured seamless processes by serving as the unit s designated Charge Nurse.
Collaborated with healthcare teams to drive patient success as Charge Nurse of an all-male Conduct Disorder Unit. Performed within a valuable preceptor role to new unit-based nurses. Delivered all unit in-services and training.
Contributed experience as a Psychiatric Liaison for an ER pilot program, as well as Psych-Crisis and Forensic Expert.
Established a Xxxxxx-based independent nurse contracting company, including recruiting, training, and managing nurse teams. Served as a Legal Nurse Consultant. Provided expert testimony in nursing ethics and law.
Directed targeted direct patient care for a Stroke Specialty 22-bed acute unit within a Magnet hospital facility.
Led a sexually aggressive male Step-Down Forensic Unit while serving as an Admissions Nurse for one year, as well as Lead Nurse for a Psych Crisis Code Team. Revised unit procedures. Handled monthly in-services for staff.
Applied strong leadership talents toward serving as a Charge Nurse for multiple units throughout the center (i.e. Dementia Locked Unit and Medical Unit), and served as a go-to Wound Care Nurse for the rehabilitation facility.
Led quality Medical-Surgical patient care, including exhibiting experience in wound care therapy, chemotherapy, TPN, and blood transfusions, as well as talents in peritoneal dialysis, tracheotomy care, and artificial ventilation.
M.S., Administration of Justice ￨ M.S., Nursing Leadership (Legal Nursing) Wilmington University
B.S., Nursing (Minor in Biology) Xxxxxx State University
Associate s Degree in Liberal Arts Fairleigh Dickinson University
Registered Nurse Xxxxxx ￨ Pennsylvania ￨ New Jersey
Board Certified in Psychiatric Nursing (No xxx-xxx-xxxx ) American Nurses Credentialing Center
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