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Registered Nurse Nursing

Location:
Mesa, Arizona, United States
Posted:
February 01, 2018

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Mary Friedle, R.N.

Mesa, Arizona 480-***-**** ac4a3y@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/mary-friedle-rn

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Registered Nurse with over 24 years in SNF 19 years in Leadership roles

Teacher and Mentor of staff Over 14 years in behavioral and dementia care

Infection Control Certification Pending Strong understanding QAPI for meaningful use

BLS Certified Experienced Director of Nursing

Named by the International Nurses Association as Worldwide Leader in

Healthcare

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Director of Staff Development & Infection Control

Volunteers of America - Westchester Campus of Care

Tempe, Arizona

July, 2016 August, 2017

This is a large campus consisting of Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living Suites and 65 bed

Skilled Nursing Facility. Provided new staff orientation and taught staff importance of using a customer

service approach to care. Planned and produced the first successful campus- wide skills fair. Organized

and executed the facilitys first QAPI program. Initiated the Antibiotic Stewardship Program per CMS

guidelines. Executed Case Management duties and Discharge Planning responsibilities. Coordinate Risk

Management program, including investigation and reporting of incidents and accidents.

Assistant Director of Nursing at Arizona State Prison Florence Complex

CORIZON Tempe, Arizona

March, 2016 - June, 2016

This is a maximum security prison complex housing more than 4000 inmates. Supervise care in all the

health care units and ensure compliance with Department of corrections policies, Corizon policies and

mandates from the American Civil Liberties Union. Maintain calm environment in health care units even

during riots. Assist with intake assessments of up to 100 prisoners daily.

Director of Nursing

Fountain View Village - Fountain Hills, Arizona

May, 2015 - March, 2016

This is a 65 bed Skilled Nursing Facility on a large campus of Independent Assisted Living Communities.

Ensured delivery of exceptional care in compliance with State and Federal Regulations. Coordinate Risk

Management program, including investigation and reporting of incidents and accidents. Executed Case

Management and Discharge Planning responsibilities. Fine- tuned Quality Assurance program and the

MDS completions to return the building to 5 Star rating by the December, 2016 ratings scores.

Mary Friedle, R.N.

Mesa, Arizona 480-***-**** ac4a3y@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/mary-friedle-rn

Registered Nurse

Mesa Good Shepherd - Mesa, Arizona

November, 2014 - April, 2015

This is a 60 bed Skilled Nursing Facility on a campus containing Assisted and Independent Living.

Delivered exceptional care to all patients while supervising staff on shift and ensuring compliance with

regulations.

Director of Nursing

St. Elizabeth's Home Health - Tempe, Arizona

July, 2014 - October, 2014

Direct staff in the delivery of in-home care. Mentor and coach skills performance as needed. Executed

Case Management and Discharge Planning responsibilities. Maintain Infection Control Tracking and

Incident Report Tracking. Make supervisory visits to ensure quality care is maintained.

Assistant Director of Nursing / Staff Development

Avalon Shadow Mountain - Scottsdale, Arizona

March, 2013 - June, 2014

This is a 65 bed Skilled Nursing Facility. Review medical records of potential admissions to ensure

delivery of quality nursing care on admission. Review new admissions to ensure complete and accurate

records. Provide training, support and mentoring to all nursing staff. Plan, coordinate, and provide

inservices to all staff. Maintain infection control program and report noted trends to QA monthly.

Investigate incidents in facility and develop new preventative measures for all falls. Supervise staff to

ensure compliance with State and Federal Regulations. Coordinate Risk Management program, including

investigation and reporting of incidents and accidents.

Wound Care Nurse

Suncrest Healthcare - Phoenix, Arizona

December, 2011 -February, 2013

This is a 70 bed Skilled Nursing Facility. Assist wound care physician on twice weekly rounds. Assess

all new wounds, document progress of wounds, assess ordered wound care for effectiveness and report to

wound care physician. Compile weekly and monthly wound reports for submission to Inter-Disciplinary

Team. Develop and initiate wound prevention program to successfully reduce facility acquired pressure

ulcers by 75% in 6 months.

Assistant Director of Nursing

Alden-Debes Rehab and Healthcare - Rockford, Illinois

March, 2010 - June, 2011

This is a 100 bed Skilled Nursing Facility with two locked behavioral health units. Monitor all nursing

care to ensure delivery of quality individualized interventions while maintaining state and federal

regulatory compliance. Audit use of psychoactive medications to ensure compliance with state and

Mary Friedle, R.N.

Mesa, Arizona 480-***-**** ac4a3y@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/mary-friedle-rn

federal regulations. Coordinate facility infection control program and identify trends to minimize

outbreaks.

Assistant Director of Nursing

Oak Park Health Care Center - Oak Park, IL

July, 2009 - February, 2010

This is a 250 bed Skilled Nursing Facility, Gero-psych and long-term psych facility. Monitor use of

psychoactive medications to ensure regulatory compliance. Facilitate communication between Nursing

and Social Services Departments to maintain optimal balance of individualized behavioral interventions.

Optimized facility Pain Management Program. Remain available constantly via telephone to provide

support and direction to staff. Guided Risk Management Program to ensure implementation of proper

interventions.

Director of Nursing

Lakewood Nursing and Rehabilitation - Plainfield, Illinois

June, 2008 - July, 2009

This is 130 bed Skilled Nursing Facility. Review psychoactive medications to ensure regulatory

compliance. Consult and round with house psychiatrist at least weekly. Develop and maintain an effective

infection control program. Coordinate monthly Quality Assurance meetings. Improved Risk

Management program, including investigation and reporting of incidents and accidents.

Charge Nurse

Deerbrook Care Center - Joliet, Illinois

November, 1995 - June, 2008

This is a 210 bed Skilled Nursing Facility with a 107 bed Gero-psych unit and a 40 bed locked dementia

care unit. Supervised and guided staff on assigned unit. Provide assistance and information to all facility

staff. Communicate with patient family members and resolve concerns. Provide requested information to

Managed Care Case Managers during case reviews.

Staff Nurse

Embassy Care Center

January, 1995 November, 1995

Staff Nurse

Rosewood Care Center Joliet, Illinois

July, 1993 December 1994

SKILLS

Mary Friedle, R.N.

Mesa, Arizona 480-***-**** ac4a3y@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/mary-friedle-rn

Efficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Proficient with EMR and able to

Coach staff on use of Point Click Care and Point of Care systems. Confident in most Windows based

programs. Effective mentor and coach of staff. BLS certified. Clear Understanding of State and

Federal Regulations for Skilled nursing and Long Term Care Facilities. 10 years of experience in PICC

Line removal. Strong understanding of Antibiotic Stewardship. Currently preparing for CBIC Infection

Control Certification Exam with plans to complete by the end of this year.

EDUCATION

Awarded an Associate Degree in Nursing at Joliet Junior College May, 1993.

Joliet, Illinois



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