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Registered Nurse Medical

Location:
Oakland, California, United States
Posted:
April 28, 2019

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Danette Williams

** ***** *** *** **

Oakland, California 94606

510-***-****

ac88jm@r.postjobfree.com

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Trusted and respected professional with 22 years hospital health care experience. Expert in healthcare operations and delivery, hospital quality, patient safety and change management. Skilled at turning challenges into opportunities. Proven leadership skills in consulting. Joyful approach to work

Professional Experience

Quality Nurse Consultant Level 1

1/2015-present Regional Quality, Accreditation, Regulation and Licensing Department functioning as RN Consultant for our E-Hospital Safety Program and Advanced Alert Monitor programs. E-Hospital Safety Program partners with Patient Care Services to identify care gaps, improve patient outcomes and promotes an open dialogue with local leaders to support current and evolving initiatives to ensure safe quality care for all patients. This is accomplished using remote surveillance to detect care gaps that can be corrected in real time.

Advance Alert Monitoring program is a statistical model that can be used to predict an individual’s likelihood of deterioration. Proactively identifies patients with elevated risk of mortality or up transfer to ICU. We partner with Rapid Response Nurse and Hospitalist remotely and call on all patients who are identified has elevated risk. Both programs require review of charts and assessment of patients using critical thinking.

Director of Accreditation Regulation & Licensing:

10/2009-2015 Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Oakland CA.

Responsible for ensuring hospital is compliant with all The Joint Commission requirements, Title 22 and other regulations. Work closely with Leadership to ensure understanding of these requirements along with analyzing, interpreting and presenting data to ensure compliance. Develop educational material for Survey Readiness and provide education to Leadership, Physicians and Nursing staff. Work with all Regulatory bodies to ensure success with all site visits and development correction action plans. Responsible for submission of The Joint Commission Periodic Performance Review (PPR). Instituted and redeveloped an efficient Command Center process to ensure success with all surveys. Chair Person for the Continuous Performance Steering Committee. Review and update Committee Charter, involve Leadership in training and understanding of their role in Continuous Survey Readiness. Ensure Chapter Leads update and report on the PPR. Responsible for the reviewing and updating all Policy and Procedure to reflect current Regulatory and Licensing requirements. Responsible for directing Oakland Medical Center’s operations and activities to comply with all licensing requirements for successful licensing of new Specialty Medical Office Services in January 2014 and 315 bed state of the art hospital July of 2014. In June of 2014 took over management of our Infection Prevention program. Current responsibilities include oversight of the following Infection Prevention Core Strategies: prevention and reduction of device-related infections, prevention and reduction of hospital-acquired infections with antibiotics, and reduction of surgical site infections.

Director of Accreditation Regulation & Licensing:

10/2006 – 10/2009 Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Santa Clara, CA

Responsible for ensuring hospital is compliant with all The Joint Commission requirements, Title 22 and other regulations. Work closely with Leadership to ensure understanding of these requirements along with analyzing, interpreting and presenting data to ensure compliance. Develop educational material for Survey Readiness and provide education to Leadership, Physicians and Nursing staff. Work with all Regulatory bodies to ensure success with all site visits and development correction action plans. Responsible for submission of The Joint Commission Periodic Performance Review. Instituted and redeveloped an efficient Command Center process to ensure success with all surveys. Chair Person for the Continuous Performance Steering Committee. Review and update Committee Charter, involve Leadership in training and understanding of their role in Continuous Survey Readiness. Ensure Chapter Leads update and report on the PPR. Responsible for reviewing updating all Policy and Procedure to reflect current Regulatory and Licensing requirements. Directed Santa Clara Medical Center’s operations and activities to comply with all licensing requirements for successful licensing of new 327 bed hospital August of 2007, Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiac Catheterization Lab March of 2008.

Register Nurse/ Charge Nurse:

6/2005 – 10/2006 St. Rose Hospital, Hayward, CA

Nursing leadership position that enabled me to work closely with all members of the health care team to provide quality patient care in the Acute Care setting. Worked closely with all members of the health care team, to help make changes and implement new process for monitoring of Central Lines, Restraints, Wounds, LOS. Worked closely with the Hospitalist's, Infectious Disease Social Services and Case Management on a daily basis to ensure that patients are admitted and discharged in an appropriate manner. Co-Chair of the charting committee which created a new multidisciplinary charting system that will allow all members of the health care team to chart on one given form to help improve quality patient care. Helped implement medication reconciliation forms to ensure that patient’s providers know what medications the patient is taking at home. Worked closely the Rapid Response Team Development Group in creating criteria, policy and procedure for implementing a Rapid Response Team in our facility. This position allowed me to work with all members of the health care team to help implement systems, monitor compliance to standards and to implement new process to meet new requirements.

Clinical Instructor:

8/2005 - 12/2005 Samuel Merritt College of Nursing, Oakland, CA

Clinical instructor junior level nursing students. Monitoring and mentoring students in hospital setting. Applying classroom instruction to hospital setting. Teaching organization skills communication skills and documentation skills. Teaching and assessing patient assessment skills. Coordinating preceptors and working with floor managers to ensure safe learning environment for students. Teaching nursing policy and procedures and Joint Commission Safety Standards.

Registered Nurse:

10/2004 - 6/2005 John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Ca, CA

Weekend position on Orthopedic/Med-Surg unit. Taking care of post-op joint and back surgeries. Also caring for trauma patients. Relief charge role. Implemented bar coding for medication administration to help decrease medication errors. Worked with computerized charting that allowed us to monitor our compliance with Joint Commission standards and make necessary changes to meet those requirements.

Registered Nurse:

1/2004 - 5/2005 Alta Bates Medical Center, Berkeley, CA

Night shift R.N. on Oncology/BMT floor. Job entails but not limited to direct patient care that includes proficiency in patient assessment, chemotherapy drugs, various venous access devices and I.V. skills. The ability to assess pain and care for terminally ill patients with compassion. Worked closely with all members of the health care team to provide safe quality patient care.

Registered Nurse:

2/2003 - 12/2003 Medical Express, Westmoor Circle Suite 325 Westminster, Colorado

First travel assignment to California. Worked in Palm Springs on Medical/Oncology floor doing direct patient care. Completed 13-week assignment and transferred to Bay area to work at Alta Bates Medical center from June 2003-December 2003 working on the Oncology/BMT floor. Working directly with Cancer patients and Bone Marrow Transplant patients.

Registered Nurse/Manager:

6/1995 - 2/2003 Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Kalispell, Montana

Worked Med/Surg, Emergency department and Postpartum for one year in hospital setting. Worked for two years in Home Health as Case Manager and Hospice R.N. Returned to hospital setting and worked on Tele unit for 6 months promoted to Charge Nurse for Medical floor for one year. Promoted to Manager/Supervisor of the Med/Surg unit for 18 months. All the above-mentioned positions involve direct patient care, documentation communication and leadership skills. Worked closely with quality management to create and implement clinical improvement programs.

Education & Certifications:

Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Conflict Resolution Management Certification

Leading from the Middle, Middle Management Certification

Patient Safety University Certification

IHI Patient Safety Program Certification

Kaiser Permanente Performance Improvement Institute Certification

References available upon request.



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