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Manager Health

Brewster, New York, 10509, United States
October 27, 2016

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Annette Girardi, RN

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Holmes, New York 12531


Summary: A Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in the health care industry. Strengths include excellent clinical skills and judgment, ability to work independently, knowledge of Federal and State Regulations related to healthcare, excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Computer literate.

Privatus Care Solutions LLC

June 2016-Present

Managed clinical oversight of an elderly homebound women with multiple medical problems. Worked in tandem with a live-in home health aide to care for this client with a feeding tube, continuous oxygen support and provide a safe and nurturing environment throughout the end stage of her life.

Westchester Jewish Community Services

September2014-March 2016

Community RN Supervisor

Clinical Management of special needs clients in a community setting. Supervised care of clients in two adult residences in lower Westchester county. Responsible for direct supervision and training of nursing assistants, providing AMAP certification to newly hired staff and re-certification on a yearly basis. Telephonic on-call for emergencies Monday-Friday and one week-end a month. Maintained compliance with all OPWDD regulations and policies including mandated reporting to the Justice Center when applicable.

Hudson Valley DDSO

Division of New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities(OPWDD)

October 2013-6/2014


Clinical Management of special needs population including case management, direct care, supervision of support staff personnel in an acute adult home setting. Care coordination of annual and semi-annual health screenings as outlined by the OPWDD state guidelines. Ongoing clinical assessments of all residents and triage to appropriate care provider as necessary. Compliance with OPWDD's polices, procedures, incident reporting and standards of conduct.

Single point LLC. -August 2012-January 2013

Enrollment Coordinator

Responsible for enrollment of potential members into a large insurer’s MLTC (Managed Long-Term Care Organization) Program. Working directly with the Director of Business Development and VP of Clinical Services to follow-up on referrals by conducting potential member interviews and assessing their appropriateness to be cared for effectively in their home environment. The assessment process includes data collection on current health status, family involvement, and development of a care plan to ensure quality care in a safe environment. Submitting enrollment documents to the HRA for approval based on the guidelines of the Department of Health.

Come, Inc. (Winston Staffing) February 2012-August 2012

Director of Patient Services

Responsible for compliance with the Department of Health’s regulations for a licensed homecare agency. Audits of all client charts for compliance with the Department of Health Regulations. Ensuring that all Come’s home health aides are up to date with annual physicals as well as conducting mandatory in services. Managed nursing personnel to ensuring compliance with Department of Health's mandates and quality care for Come’s clients. Consults with nursing staff on all potential clients to determine if care could be safely rendered in the home environment. Conducted weekly staff meetings to review client status. Worked in tandem with the Executive Director on reviewing and updating policies and procedures. Integral member of the Quality Assurance team.

Comprehensive Care Management/Beth- Abraham Healthcare System (Access Nursing Agency) May-December 2011

Enrollment Coordinator

Performed comprehensive clinical assessments which included past medical history, current health status, comorbidities, current medications, functional status, cognitive status and support systems in the community. Assessed appropriateness for Medicaid long-term care program. Enrolled prospective members in both PACE and SELECT programs. Communication with interdisciplinary team on a regular basis regarding new members. Utilized data collected from field assessment to submit to the HRA for enrollment.

VNSNY at Mt Sinai Hospital Prime Staffing (Agency) November 2010-April 2011

Home Care Coordinator

•Function as part of the VNSNY Homecare team to clinically evaluate patients for homecare services.

•Work closely with Mt Sinai’s multi-disciplinary team to coordinate homecare services for patients that have skilled care needs.

•Educated patients and families on homecare services as well as the current Medicare guidelines. Assist in creating a smooth transition from hospital to the home environment

All care Homecare Services February 2010-October 2010

Director of Business Development

•Responsible for business development strategies ensuring to achieve the company’s goal of increasing market share in the New York Metro Area.

•Maintained longstanding accounts as well as identified and closed new business in New York City.

•Solidified contracts with entities that enhanced the company’s success in the homecare arena.

•Ongoing research to identify, pursue and solidify relationships with untapped markets.

Extended Home Care March 2008-February 2010

Regional Community Outreach Manager-New York City

•Developed the Manhattan market into a Multi-million dollar territory. Heightened awareness of Extended Home Care as a formidable provider of CHHA services in New York City. Promoted from Clinical Outreach Liaison to Regional Manager and further expanded market share through hiring and mentoring additional staff. Created additional growth opportunities with multi-specialty practices, clinics, and geriatric specialty programs.

•Work closely with members of upper-level management to assist in strategizing plans for areas of expansion and un-tapped markets.

Revival Homecare January 2007-March 2008

Clinical Outreach Liaison

•Cultivated new accounts and maintained existing accounts in New York market

•Assessed patients, met with families and maintained excellent relationships with referral sources at Nursing Homes and Hospitals

•Worked closely with internal clinical staff and multidisciplinary team in facilities to assure a smooth transition from facilities to the home environment

•Provided in-services to facilities to teach the components of an appropriate homecare candidate, as well as updates regarding Medicare/Medicaid guidelines

Shoreview/Sea crest Health Care Center September 2005-September 2007

Associate Director Community Outreach/Clinical Nurse Assessor

•Developed and maintains a customer base of new and existing accounts in Brooklyn and New York City

•Works closely with the multi-disciplinary staff of both facilities to expedite the admissions process

•Acts as a liaison between area hospitals and both facilities to expedite discharges

•Chart review and screening of hospital clients to identify appropriate candidates for admissions

•Performs PRI's in the community for admissions

•Maintains monthly statistical data of chart reviews and facility admissions

New Surfside Rehab May 2003-June 2005

Director of Marketing

Outreach to area hospitals to promote the facility and accomplish the organizations goals of increasing market share for New Surfside. Devised a comprehensive business plan on a quarterly basis to the facility administrator for approval. Accomplished name recognition and increased number of new residents on an ongoing basis.

Dept. of Health/Bureau of School Health August 2001-May 2003

Public Health Nurse

School nurse for elementary school children. Treated injuries and illnesses that occurred during school time and triaged as necessary. Performed physical assessments as necessary. Maintained current charts on all students. Ensured immunization status on all students remained current. Administered medications to children with chronic illnesses. In-services to students and teachers on healthcare topics.

Time Warner, Inc. May 1997 to May 2001

Health Services Manager

•Responsible for the health and wellness of Time Warner employees. Assessment of employees that became ill or were injured at

work. Triage as necessary to the appropriate level of care required.

•Provided case management for employees that sustained occupational injuries.

•Administrated routine ad travel immunizations.

•Developed and coordinated companies Wellness Program that involved annual health screenings, as well as educational programs

on maintaining a healthy lifestyle and prevention of illnesses.

•Kept ongoing statistical data on the number of employees who utilized the medical unit on a monthly basis.

Metabolic Healthcare August 1996 to March 1997

Account Manager – New York City

•Maintained existing relationships as well as new business development

•Provided educational programs to key accounts on related industry topics

•Coordinated of hi-tech homecare services for MD practices, hospitals and clinics

National Medical Care July 1989 to August 1996

Account Manager - New York City

•Responsible for developing the New York City Market from a new market to the most profitable territory in the tri-state area.

•Established long-standing relationships by detailing Infectious Disease Physicians, Oncologists, Multi-specialty practices and

Hospital staff (administrators, Physicians, and discharge planners)

•Achieved national ranking as one of the top ten sales representatives in 1991 through 1995

•Developed innovative strategies to continue to enhance National Medical Care's market share in the New York City Area

Roosevelt Hospital October 1983 to July 1989

Registered Nurse New York

•Performed primary care and charge nurse duties as a staff RN on a Medical-Surgical Unit

•Primary Nursing care and charge nursing in a in-patient psychiatric unit

•Functioned as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the Alcohol Detoxification unit.

•Performed assessments, triage, and IV maintenance in the Emergency step down unit.


Edna McConnell Clark School of Nursing

Associates Degree in Nursing

June 1983

Pace University


IV Certified

PRI Certified

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Geriatric Care Management

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