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Care Nursing

United States
March 14, 2018

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Connie Plogger

* ******** *******, ******* ***** va 24477

Cell: 540-***-**** -

Professional Summary

Nursing Professional Skills and Practices, Quality Measure, Broad Knowledge Base Federal/State Regulations, Word

Processing and Computer Skills, Public Speaking and Presentations, Infection Control Procedures, Form Design,

Personnel Management and Problem Solving Skills. Experience in Medicare/PPS Compliance Audits. High Priority for

Quality Measures, 5 star program and the MDS 3.0.

Area of expertise has been Long Term Care for over 20 years.

Skill Highlights

MDS 3.0 certification

Interact 4.0 certification

Five star analysis

Quality measure analysis

Professional Experience

Regional MDS consultant

June 2015 to Current

Commonwealth Care of Roanoke - Roanoke, VA

Responsible for support of 6/12 centers in Virginia

educate MDS center level staff on MDS process and QM/5 star

Educate Administrator and Nursing Admin staff related to QM/5 Star

Interim MDS Consultant/DON

December 2012 to June 2015

Leaderstat - Powell, OH

Manage all aspects of the MDS process including care plans and assessments.

collaborate with IDT to assure accurate assessment and plan of care

assure compliance with state/federal regulation

optimize reimbursement for skilled care and case mix residents

Director Of MDS

January 2007 to December 2012

Friendship Health and Rehab Center - Roanoke, VA

MDS and Case Management-Responsible for compliance in all areas of the resident assessment including

scheduling and compliant with state and federal regulations

Collaborate with IDT to assure accuracy with assessment and plan of care

Optimize reimbursement through thorough assessments of case mix and skill care residents

MDS Coordinator

January 2006 to January 2007

Laurels of Charlottesville - Charlottesville, VA

Responsible for scheduling, completing and transmitting assessments in compliance with regulatory guidelines.

Responsible for Care Plans.

collaborate with IDT for res centered care

Director of Nursing

Woodhaven Nursing Home - Montvale, VA

the entire long term care facility under the direction of administrator and owner of this private pay facility.

Responsibilities include completion of the MDS and Care Planning Process, staffing, education of all staff,

training and orientation of new employees.

Director of Nursing

Avante at Roanoke - Roanoke, VA

Avante at Roanoke: Director of Nursing-Instrumental in the development of the subacute unit

Supervised other practitioners and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and

ensured compliance with state and federal regulations. directing all aspects of the nursing department to assure

compliance with all state and federal guidelines.

Charge Nurse

Shenandoah Healthcare Center - Buena Vista, VA

responsible for compliance of resident care plans and direct care of residents.

Administering meds and treatments of residents.

Charge Nurse

Augusta Medical Center - Fishersville, VA

Taking care of direct care needs of residents with acute and terminal dx., Administering Cancer medications

safely and monitoring for side effects.

Efficient in IV therapy and lab draws, blood transfusions etc.,.

Director of Nursing

Brandon Oaks Health and Rehab Center - Roanoke, VA

Supervise nurse managers, charge nurses, CNA and Auxillary Aides.

Focus on Quality Resident Care in compliance with all regulatory guidelines.

Responsible for staffing, education, training and orientation and skills performance and resident care issues.e.

Director of Nursing

Avante At Roanoke - Roanoke, VA

Supervised other practitioners and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and

ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.

Supervise all nursing personnel and direct the care plan team.

Responsibile for overseeing the Quality Care Process.

Assuring compliance with state and federal guidelines by performing audits quarterly.

Assisted sister facilities with mock survey process.

Education and Training

Associate of Science : Nursing, 1993

Blue Ridge Community College - Weyres Cave, VA, USA


RN license in Virginia/compact states

PA RN license


References are available upon

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