Practical Nursing, South Georgia Technical Institute, Americus, Ga.
EMPLOYMENT ••••• ••••• Licensed Nursing Home Administrator Oversees the entire operation of the nursing home, Supervises all Department Heads, Has the authority to hire, train, promote, discipline and terminate employees, The authority to administer corporate policies and procedures, Expend funds for routine supplies, equipment and other expenses, The authority to approve admissions, discharges, and transfers of residents, The authority to complete and sign on behalf of the Center all forms required by the State Licensure Program, Medicare and /or Medicaid Programs, and their intermediaries, Has the authority and responsibility for insuring that public information describing the services provided in the center is accurate and fully descriptive, Authority and responsibility for the overall operation of the Center, including the operation for the Center in compliance with all-applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
••••• Director of Nursing Nursing staff scheduling, hiring and firing of nursing staff. Writing of Policy and Procedures. Assist with screening of potential residents for Nursing Home Placement. Perform drug screens on all staff, employee physicals. Overview care plans. Medicare chart audits of •••••bed unit started in July of ••••• Overseeing Medical Records along with budgeting and purchasing for a ••••• bed Nursing facility. Quality Care Director overseeing Quality Assurance. In-services, Infection Control, Admissions, Workmen’s Compensation, and Safety Director.
••••• RN Supervisor Supervisor over an •••••bed facility Managed care for all residents. Supervised LPN’s and CNA’s to ensure proper care was given Called physicians and made rounds with them Assisted with screening of potential residents for Nursing Home Placement
RN Care Plan Coordinator Scheduling meetings with family members and staff Conducting regularly scheduled meetings with nursing staff to keep informed of resident and family needs.
••••• Licensed Practical Nurse Direct resident care including medications Bailor shifts on the weekends Supervised CNA’s and schedule staff ••••• Charge Nurse duties (charting, calling M.D., arranging transportation for resident’s app.’s, making rounds with Physicians, etc.) Asst. Care Plan Coordinator I attended RN school at this time.
••••• Nursing Assistant Direct resident care, i.e., assisting with ADL’s meeting the resident’s everyday needs (bathing, feeding, grooming) I attended LPN school at this time.
Workshops All required workshops to maintain my professional Nursing Home Administrators License are being completed for ••••• in addition to a certification course in gerontology with classes including Elder Abuse, Healthy Aging, Mental Health and Aging, Physiology of Aging, Introduction to Gerontology, Pain Assessment and Management in the Older Adult, Death and Dying, and Spirituality and Aging completed in ••••• I am certified in legal nurse consulting. Currently CPR certified.
A detailed list of current workshops to is available. Prior workshops are available upon request
May ••••• Basic RAI/RAP, Care Planning & Automation Concern •••••••••• Medical/Surgical Conference •••••••••• GNHA Spring Council March ••••• Physical Diagnosis in Elderly People March ••••• Alternative Therapies for Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Cardiovascular Disease March ••••• Evidenced Based Management: A Focus on Pressure Ulcers, and Restraints December ••••• Strengthening the Circle of Care, Supervisory Skills Workshop October ••••• GNHA Council Meeting October ••••• Highlights of the National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners September ••••• Mental Health of Caregivers Still at Risk After Patient With Dementia Is Institutionalized September ••••• Hospice Referral and Care: Practical Guidelines for Clinicians
Charter Member of The Exchange Club of Ben Hill-Irwin Georgia ••••• (inactive) Member of the Fitzgerald Ben Hill County Business Association •••••