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Nursing Director

Plainwell, MI, 49080
March 06, 2018

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Terri L. Calkins RN

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Plainwell, MI 49080

Phone: 269-***-**** Cell: 269-***-****



To further my knowledge and experience in the nursing field with possible advancement in the future.

Job History:

Tendercare Sault Ste Marie

Sault Ste Marie, MI

October 2017-present

Director of Nursing (contracted)

Tendercare Munising

Munising, MI

August 2017-October 2017

Director of Nursing (contracted)

Home January-July 2017 to care for mother in law

Lutheran Christian Home

Mars, PA

December 2016-January 2017

Interim UM (contracted)

The Manor On Susquehanna

Millersburg, PA

October 2016-November 2016

RN Consultant (contracted)

Lakeview Christian Home of the Southwest

Carlsbad, NM

December 2015-September 2016

Director of Nursing (consultant)

Medilodge of Westood

Kalamazoo MI

August 2015-November 2015

Director of Nursing (contract)

Heartland of Greenview

Grand Rapids, MI

April 2015-June 2015

DCD (contracted)

Whitehall of Novi

Novi, MI

September 2014-January 2015

Director of Nursing (contracted)

Maple Creek Nursing Center

Grand Rapids, MI

June 2014-August 2014

RN Consultant (contracted)

Dimondale Nursing and Rehabilitation

Dimondale, MI

January 2014-May 2014

Director of Nursing (contracted)

Heartland of Plymouth

Plymouth, MI

July 2013-November 2013

Director of Care Delivery (DCD, contracted)

Grand Blanc Rehab and Nursing Center

Grand Blanc, MI

January 2013-March 2013

RN Consultant (contracted)

Capital Area Health and Rehab

Lansing, MI

August 2012-Nov 2012

Interim Director of Nursing (contracted)

Tendercare Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, MI

April 2012-June 2012

Interim Director of Nursing (contracted)

Georgian East

Grosse Pointe, MI

February 2012-April 2012

Interim Director of Nursing (contracted)

Cambridge East

Madison Heights, MI

January 2012-February 2012

Interim Director of Nursing (contracted)

Sanctuary @ The Shore

Grand Haven, MI

November 2011-February 2012

Interim Director of Nursing (contracted)

Whitehall of Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

April 2011-August 2011

Interim Director of Nursing (contracted)

Laurels @ Sandy Creek

Wayland, MI

March 2010-April 2011

MDS Coordinator

Plainwell Pines and Rehabilitation

Plainwell, MI

January 2009-August 2009

Director of Nursing

Life Care Center

Plainwell, MI

July 2005-August 2008

Charge Nurse


Management of nursing staff including education, discipline, and hiring of nursing staff.

Ensuring facilities provide excellent care both emotionally and physically to all residents.

Providing family support with any and all concerns 24 hours a day seven days a week.

Reviewing admissions to ensure adequate care can be provided.

Assisting the Administrator with daily functions of facilities.

Maintaining adequate staffing while adhering to the nursing budget.

Plan of correction and follow through including writing, assisting with tag files, and delegation to appropriate parties with maintaining compliance.

Ensuring infection control and immunization guidelines are followed.

Completion and follow through of 24 hour and 5 day reportable incidents including investigation and conclusions.

Ensuring nursing standards of practice are closely monitored.

Chairing of IDT and SOC meetings with attention on admissions, incidents, and concerns.

Care conferences scheduled per state guidelines.

Compliance with regulatory guidelines of the MDS.

Available to the facility 24 hours a day.

Ongoing knowledge of pressure wounds, medicare census, residents in isolation, within facility.

Maintaining knowledge of residents who are receiving psychotropic medications to ensure guidelines are followed.

Compliance with physician visits and pharmacy recommendations..

Follow up of pharmacy recommendations.

Delegation of responsibilities regarding nursing management and floor staff.

Ensuring nursing management follow through in all areas of responsibility.

Walking rounds.

Experienced in pain management and end of life care.

MDS 3.0 completion and submission as per regulatory guidelines

All areas of medication administration including IV medications, PICC lines, and TPN.

Wound care and prevention.

Ensuring accountability of nursing staff.


Otsego High-Diploma, College Prep

Kalamazoo Valley Community College 1992-1995

Montcalm Community College 1999-2001

Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate 2000

Associates Nursing Degree 2001

Honors/Community/Computer Skills

Phi Theta Kappa

Volunteer God’s Kitchen 2000-2001

Skilled in Word, Excel, and Care Tracker

Interim References:

Jennifer Stone 360 Healthcare


Jennifer Scully CEO Clinical Resources


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