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Director of Nursing

Location:
Memphis, TN
Salary:
90000
Posted:
October 17, 2018

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REGINALD BRUCE MCGRATH

Cell: 682-***-****

ac7e0x@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Seasoned Registered Nurse leader driven to achieve results through strategic and professional relationship building. Success in developing beneficial alliances between leaders and staff to effectively drive growth and achieve goals. Dedicated to building strong teams within an organization through motivation, leading by example and good hiring practices.

SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

Staffing management Critical thinking

Proven patience and self-discipline Cultural awareness and sensitivity

Motivation techniques Effectively influences others

Conflict resolution In-depth claims knowledge

Patient-oriented focus Staff training and development

Personal and professional integrity Sound decision-making

Metric Driven Performance Improvement Relationship and team building

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KEY BIOLOGICS, LLC

Memphis, TN

Director of Nursing/Apheresis (position to be eliminated due to decrease in revenue) 2016 to 2018

Responsible for implementing best practice guidelines with the organization to ensure the highest quality of care to the subject. Revised research protocols and updated current standard operating procedures to reflect industry standards. Provided administrative and clinical leadership to the center staff. Worked with the Quality Director to ensure procedures were followed and when there were deviations action plans were implemented to ensure the highest quality standards. Served as a resource for the clinical staff in all aspects of the apheresis operations. Worked closely with the CEO on developing new business with clients throughout the US and Europe. Involved with providing cells for CAR-T research.

FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE

Fort Worth, TX

Facility Administrator / Director of Nursing 2014 to 2016

Assisted in the design and execution of programs that contributed to a 5% growth of the organization in the 2014 fiscal

Year and 6% growth for 2015. Created annual goals, objectives, budget and made recommendations to reduce costs. Fostered interdisciplinary relationships by negotiation and consensus building to attain goals for all disciplines. Provided administrative and clinical leadership to the nursing staff and helped improve annual retention rate from 84 percent to 98 percent. Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care.

NIGHTINGALE HOME NURSING SERVICES

Fort Worth TX

RN Administrator / Director of Operations 2009 to 2016

Shared governance with Executive administrator. Total responsibility for clinical and financial operations. Instituted a focus on quality and excellence. Revamped the Quality Assurance system in place to highlight the areas that needed to be improved. Evidence-based care incorporated into departmental practice to ensure the highest quality care provided. Oasis and ICD-10 experienced. Previous COS-C certified. Survey Ready mentality.

DAVITA HEALTHCARE PARTNERS

Dallas, TX

Facility Administrator / Director of Nursing 2013 to 2014

Created annual goals, objectives, budget and made recommendations to reduce costs. Administered, directed and

Coordinated the activities of the facility. Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve

performance and maintain high standards of care. Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation,

training, staff education and development. Developed and managed budget and revenue expectations while actively

seeking ways to eliminate or reduce expenses. Provided administrative and clinical leadership to the nursing staff and

helped improve annual retention rate from 81 percent to 93 percent. Analyzed facility activities and data to properly

assess risk management and improve services.

CARTER BLOODCARE - APHERESIS

Dallas TX

Director of Nursing 2009 to 2013

Created annual goals, objectives and budget and made recommendations to reduce costs. Assisted in the design and

Launch of programs that contributed to a 9% growth of the organization in the 2010 fiscal year, 12% growth during the

2011 fiscal year, and 11% growth of the organization in the 2012 fiscal year. Regularly evaluated employee

performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed. Diligently monitored the QA

(Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care. Minimized staff turnover

through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development. Revised policies and procedures to

Reflect changes in local, state and federal laws and regulations. Contributed to and participated in community

education projects to foster widespread understanding of the prevention and treatment of illnesses. Observed strict

confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information

FORT WORTH NURSING AND REHABILITATION

Fort Worth, TX

Director of Nursing 2006 to 2009

Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations. Provided thorough

supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines. Jumped in to fill gaps for

on call rotation when necessary. Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached

and disciplined staff as needed. Monitored the nursing and operation of support departments to ensure that resident needs

were met and facility was properly maintained. Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve

performance and maintain high standards of care. Provided administrative and clinical leadership to the nursing staff and

helped improve annual retention rate from 85 percent to 97 percent. Incorporated evidence-based care into practice

environment to ensure high quality care for patients and their families. Routinely evaluated the overall resident care

within the facility and diligently enforced high standards.

HARRIS METHODIST HOSPITAL

Fort Worth, TX

Assistant Nurse Manager 2000 to 2006

Total care of ICU / Hemodialysis / OR. Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information. Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high quality care for patients and their families. Fostered interdisciplinary relationships by negotiation and consensus building to attain goals for all disciplines. Evaluated nursing notes to confirm that they accurately and completely described care provided and patient responses. Responsible for staff hiring, performance evaluations, budget preparation.

CARTER BLOODCARE

Dallas, TX

Therapeutic Apheresis RN 1999 to 2001

Involved in providing therapeutic apheresis procedures throughout the Metroplex. These procedures were TPE's, RBC

depletions, WBC depletions, PlT depletions, Peripheral blood cell collection for bone marrow transplants, Lymphocyte

collections, granulocyte collections, and photopheresis for acute organ rejections. Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information. Contributed to and participated in community education projects to foster widespread understanding of the prevention and treatment of illnesses. Actively served on Utilization Review Committee by reviewing policies, patterns of providers and sanction processes. Revised policies and procedures in accordance with changes in local, state and federal laws and regulations.

COOK CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

Fort Worth, TX

Charge RN 1998 to 1999

Total care of ER patients.

ARLINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Arlington, TX

Charge RN 1997 to 1998

Total care of ICU and ER patients.

ST. MARY'S OF THE PLAIN HOSPITAL

Lubbock, TX

Assistant Nurse Manager 1997 to 1997

Total care of ICU patients. Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care. Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development. Revised policies and procedures in accordance with changes in local, state and federal laws and regulations.

VICTORIA GENERAL HOSPITAL HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Charge RN 1996 to 1997

Total care of Thoracic ICU patients

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

BSN: NURSING

1996 Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, CA

MBA: HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

MSN (Health Care Administration) MBA degree in progress

ACLS Certifications Exp. 11/2018 BLS Certifications Exp. 11/2018

CCRN, CNN, QIA (ASCP)



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