Profile 30 years of professional nursing experience with a strong emphasis in administration, behavioral health and education. Skilled in developing and implementing policies and procedures, educational in –service programs, supervising staff and coordinating interdisciplinary teams. Review and monitoring of staff personnel, efficiency and effectiveness of services and contractual agreements. I have an extensive background in behavioral health nursing currently hold ANA Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.
Education MSN University Of Phoenix
BSN Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ
RN Mercy Hospital School of Nursing,
Altoona,Pa. : Affiliated with Penn
Career History Woodbridge Developmental Center, Woodbridge, N.J. Feb.2008 to current
DIRECTOR OF NURSING
Determines organization goals and objectives, establishes policy, and allocation of resources
Plans, organizes and assigns the organizations unit work, evaluates employee performance and conduct, enabling effective recommendation for hiring, promoting, and or corrective action processes
Administers a quality assurance program
Evaluates the overall operation of the program or service
Writes technical, statistical or financial reports
Conducts on-site inspections for compliance with standards regarding delivery of health services.
Advises health care providers or facilities of methods of compliance with standard regarding delivery of services
Promotes public or environmental health goals
Meets as a member with various policy-making boards, academic councils, disciplinary boards, committees or task forces.
PSYCHIATRIC NURSE Aug.2007 to present Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy, NJ
Behavioral Health Units-Involuntary, Voluntary, Crisis Stabilization, Substance Abuse and Geropsychiatry
Case management from admission to discharge including educational components to improve compliance
Managing of patients with co-morbidities to enhance stabilization
Maintaining therapeutic mileu and group facilitator to include families and significant others
Performance Improvement projects
VMS Biomarketing Mar. 2010-preseny
CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR
In-service educator related to products distributed
Work with a team of field based scientific professionals to provide clinical expertise
Correctional Medial Services, East Jersey State Prison, Rahway,N.J. Apr.96-June 07
DIRECTOR OF NURSING
Overall medical management of 2600 bed correctional facility
Management of staff consisting of nurses, doctors, nurse practitioners, psychiatrist, psychologist, social workers, clerical and non essential personal.
Utilization of performance drivers to meet the standards for the company as well as the client
Providing overall supervisor for the daily operation of the Medical Department
Quality Improvement Operations
Focusing on the continuing education of the employees to assist in meeting the licensing requirements
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