Accomplished executive healthcare professional with 25+ years of experience serving as executive, consultant, subject matter expert, and interim leader for perioperative, emergency and nursing departments. Strong clinical and business leader skilled in operations management, quality improvement, risk mitigation, business development, cultural transformation, and strategic planning.
Excellent at leadership analysis, staffing alignment, and program and service development to improve patient care and satisfaction. Successful at identifying areas of improvement, implementing change, and reviewing outcomes. Proficient in reducing procedure turnover times, increasing staff engagement, and maximizing productivity through space utilization and strategic facility design. Holds impressive list of special projects focused on procedural and perioperative process transformation. Recognized national expertise as perioperative subject matter expert.
First professional to achieve four perioperative certifications: CNOR, CNS-CP, CSSM and CNAMB.
NURSE EXECUTIVE STRENGTHS:
Patient Safety & Quality
Updated sterile processing department protocols and procedures for increased efficiency and ensured alignment with best practices and regulatory requirements.
Reduced turnover time to increase patient visits and improve margins
Spearheaded staffing analysis and long-term planning for healthcare system division with projected $14Mannual savings.
Reorganized leadership structure analyzed staffing plans, and realigned resources.
Applied transformational process improvement solutions resulting in reduced room turnover from 38 minutesto 21 minutes.
Established 85%+ on-time first case starts and 92%+ chart completion prior to case day.