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Location:
Northville, Michigan, United States
Salary:
$28.00 hour
Posted:
January 12, 2017

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Merrilee A. Spry ***** Roscommon Northville, MI **167

248-***-**** acx88q@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE

•Job change from Infection Control, so I can utilize my skills, knowledge and experiences in a different aspect of healthcare.

EXPERIENCE

Westland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

36137 Warren Road

Westland, Michigan 48185

734-***-****

2/2015 to 10/2016, 10/2012 - 1/2014, 3/2011 - 05/2012, and 10/2002 - 10/2009

Infection Control/Quality Improvement Nurse

• Development and Revision of Infection Control Policies/Procedures, most specifically Pandemic Influenza with action plan for Disaster Training. •Staff education for all employees.

•Administrator of Infection Control Program in collaboration with QI and Infection Control Committee Members • Coordinated Quality Improvement Programs as the assistant to the Risk Manager. •Responsible for employee health programs i.e. Annual influenza campaign and coordinating TB screening for all employees • Proficient in Microsoft Office, some Excel and Infection Control Software Program. •Very detail oriented, performing patient chart reviews for compliance with clinical process guidelines documentation, relative to state/federal regulations, as part of QI nurse responsibilities. •Developed good working relationships with physicians, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and others such as Michigan Peer Review Organization.

Westland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center March 2011 to July 9, 2012

36137 Warren Road

Westland, Michigan 48185

734-***-****

Quality Improvement Nurse/Risk Management Coordinator

• Coordinated Quality Improvement Programs as the assistant to the Risk Manager, having

been recruited to return and resume working in this position

● Coordinated specifically, the programs relative to falls/falls risks and reduction of

restraints. This position lasted two months before a RIF was instituted and the position

was eliminated

● Proficient in "Matrix" EHR

● Familiar with "Matrix" EMAR (electronic medication administration record)

Premier Health Care Management

39312 Woodward Ave # 100 November 2, 2010 to March 2011

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-500,

(248) ***-****

Nurse Liaison for PHMC liaison office, based at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI.

● Reviews ECIN referrals for admission from WBH to one of 5 SNF (skilled nursing facilities)

affiliated with PHCM

● Works collaboratively with Care Managers, Nurses, and Hospice personnel to assist with

the discharge from WBH and admission to the PHCM SNF's

● Proficient in the use of the ECIN system

● Works with Blue Cross Blue Shield and its affiliate other HMO's/PPO's, Tricare Insurance,

and others, in order to pre-cert patients for skilled coverage at the PHCM SNF facilities

● Proficient in the use of the WBH website and electronic documentation computer system

ComForCare Senior Services

2510 Telegraph Rd., Suite 100 January 2010 to October 29, 2010

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Phone: 248-***-****

Nurse Manager for Assisted Living Floor

Office at the Heritage of Southfield

Southfield, MI 48034

• Manage Assisted Living caregivers

Some Marketing/Sales

Weekly Payroll/Calculation of Hours for Assisted Living caregivers

Scheduling of Assisted Living Caregivers

Trains Medication Technicians

In-service Education of Caregivers

Assisted Living Resident assessments

Sick call/ symptom assessment of non CFC residents of The Heritage

Work collaboratively with The Heritage Staff members, Hospice staff, Pharmacy Staff, and Providence affiliated Physician/office staff

Westland Convalescent & Rehab Center

36137 Warren Road

Westland, MI 48185

734-***-****

Infection Control Nurse / Quality Improvement Nurse 2002- 2009

•Development and Revision of Infection Control Policies/Procedures; most specifically Pandemic influenza and action plan for Disaster Training

•Ongoing staff education in-services for employees in all departments

•Administrator of Infection Control Program in collaboration with QA and Infection Control Committee Members

•Coordinated Quality Improvement Programs as the assistant to the Risk Manager

•Responsible for employee health, annual influenza campaign and immunizations of employees, as well as TB screening prior to hiring and annually.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office, some Excel and Infection Control Software Program

• Very detailed oriented; performed patient chart reviews for compliance with clinical

process guidelines documentation and state/federal regulations as part of QA nurse

duties.

Unit Manager /Staff Nurse 1993-1994, 1981-1993 and 1995-2002

Developed relationships with physicians internally and externally, families, ancillary

staff, external treatment services such as dialysis, wound care clinics etc., to maintain

continuity of patient care.

Coordinator of weekly resident care conferences as Unit Manager in LTC

Planned discharge of residents back to the community in coordination with social

workers and home health agencies.

Mentored and trained newly hired nurses and certified nursing assistants

Special skills include IV experience, TPN, phlebotomy, wound care, and peritoneal

dialysis

HCR Manor Care

6950 Farmington Road 1994-1995

West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Wound Care Nurse

•According to set protocols per HCR Manor Care Policies and Procedures, performed wound care with weekly assessment and re-evaluation of wound healing

•Documented data of wounds into computer for the MDS (minimum data set) assessment.

•Previous experience of completing nursing and wound/skin portion of the MDS form pertinent to wound/skin assessments.

EDUCATION

Madonna University 2000-2004

Livonia, MI

B.S. Long Term Care Administration, (NHA)

Graduated magna cum laude

1980-1981

Shapero School of Nursing, A School of Practical Nursing, Sinai Hospital, Detroit, MI

Graduated GPN

1981- Michigan State Board of Nursing LPN licensure exam and received LPN licensure.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

1.Kelly Colbert –friend/colleague– 734 ***-**** ext.120

2.Dr. Keith Tobin Physician/Medical Director of WNRC –

Office number: 734-***-**** or WNRC 734-***-**** on Mondays and Thursdays.

3.Gwenda "Cookie" Albanys- friend 734-***-**** ext 149

4.Judy Wilson – Director of Quality Improvement, WNRC, previous supervisor.

734-***-****



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