2004-Present Beverly Hospital Beverly, MA
2014-Present Stroke Manager
„X Ensures the facility meets all standards necessary to maintain designation of the primary stroke service
„X Monitors clinical outcomes and system issues related to quality of care and delivery.
„X Manages, the operational, personnel, and financial aspects of the Stroke Program.
„X Assists in the education and training of the hospital staff in the care of stroke patients.
„X Represents the Stroke Program on various hospital and community committees to enhance and foster optimal stroke care management.
„X Assists with department policy and procedure development.
„X Develops and delivers community stroke education and stroke prevention programs.
„X Co-chair of Stroke Committee, a peer review meeting focused directly on improving patient care and outcomes.
„X Responsible for maintaining and managing stroke registry database
„X Provides stroke education and patient care feedback to EMS.
„X Chair of the Gloucester Stroke Club
2004- 2014 Trauma Program Manager
„X Responsible for oversight of all trauma related Performance Improvement Programs.
„X Works collegially with Director of Trauma to assure delivery of appropriate, quality trauma care from pre-hospital contact to discharge disposition.
„X Responsible for the coordination of trauma patient care across the continuum to include the planning and implementation of clinical protocols & practice management guidelines as well as monitoring care of in-hospital trauma patients.
„X Responsible for developing, maintaining and managing trauma registry database of 800 annual trauma admissions.
„X Accountable for oversight of hospital trauma care to ensure compliance with ACS standards.
„X Co-chair of Trauma Committee, a peer review meeting focused directly on improving patient care and outcomes.
„X Directly responsible for a staff of three trauma registrars.
„X Develops and maintains annual budget.
„X Disaster preparation and planning for Beverly Hospital.
„X Develops and delivers community trauma education and injury prevention programs.
„X Collaborates with the EMS Director in the development and management of the EMS Performance Improvement Program.
„X Collaborates with the EMS Director in planning EMS education activities including EMS Refreshers and M&M Rounds.
„X Represents Beverly Hospital on state and local EMS and Trauma Committees.
Certifications, Accomplishments and Awards:
„X Foundations of Geriatric Nursing, Certified Resource Nurse
„X Coach Training, A Matter of Balance¡KManaging Concerns About Falls
„X Hospice End of Life Certification Program
„X Level 1 Reiki Certification
„X Awarded Best Nursing Team 2009, Advance for Nurses Magazine
„X Achieved American College of Surgeons verification as a designated Level III Trauma Center 2006, 2009, 2012.
„X Achieved Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus award for Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospital 2014,2015.
„X Merrimack Valley Hospice Volunteer Program 2013
Holy Family Hospital & Medical Center Methuen, MA
2002-2004: Staff Nurse, Transitional Care Unit
„X Supervision and training of personnel
„X Charge, Medication, and Treatment Nurse
„X Patient assessment
„X Client education
„X Completing nursing summaries
„X Phlebotomy, IV medications, and blood glucose monitoring
„X Family team meetings
2000 ¡V 2002 Parkland Medical Center Derry, NH
Trauma Nurse Coordinator
„X Responsible for oversight of all trauma related Performance Improvement
„X Works collegially with Chief of Trauma to assure delivery of appropriate, quality trauma care from hospital admission to discharge
„X Coordinates trauma care across the continuum, including planning and implementing of clinical protocols/practice management guidelines, monitoring care of in-hospital patients
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