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Registered Nurse Team Leader

Location:
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Posted:
January 26, 2017

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RENEE A. STARLING, RN BSN

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

St. Petersburg, FL 33703

(727)***-**** acyh22@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurse who operates on core values of respect, integrity, commitment, and trust. I am team oriented, self-directed, organized, and flexible.

Areas of Expertise:

Registered Nurse Consultant, Knowledgeable for reviewing patient charts for compliance issues both open and closed records. Director of Nursing, Nurse Risk Management, MDS and (RAI) Process, Wound Care.

CMS Federal and State Regulations, understanding of Life Safety and Kitchen Sanitary Codes.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Director of Nursing for Signature HealthCare

04/16- 10/16

Pinellas Park Rehabilitation Center, Pinellas Park, FL

Signature HealthCare corporate asked me to take over Pinellas Park to bring it up to a five-star facility.

Travel to other facilities to help train and monitor clinical services.

Administers and directs daily operations of a three-star 120 bed Skilled Nursing Facility.

•Working to bring this facility from a three-star to a five-star facility within the next year.

•Wound Care Team Leader who directs and assists with assessments, proper treatments, implementation, and provides specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills, treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management

Director of Nursing for Signature HealthCare

07/15- 4/16

Gulfport Health and Rehabilitation Center, Gulfport, FL

Administers and directs daily operations of a five star 127 bed Skilled Nursing Facility that is rebuilding from a new start-up facility.

•Brought this facility from a two star to a five-star facility with a near perfect annual survey in less than one year.

• Received the CMS 5 Star Quality Rating System for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

•Wound Care Team Leader who directs and assists with assessments, proper treatments, implementation, and provides specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills, treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management

Regional Nurse Consultant (Hawaii Division)

11/13 – 1/15

Avalon Health Care Group, Salt Lake City, Utah

•Responsible for providing support to the Directors of Nursing for three of the companies skilled nursing facilities, ranging from 90 to 290 bed facilities in the Hawaii Division

•Assisted in ensuring the safety and well-being of residents and achieve compliance with company policies and procedures, State and Federal regulations and clinical standards of practice

•Assisted with teaching and training on wound care policies and procedures for the Director of Nursing and the Registered Nurses to ensure that adequate treatment is being initiated and implemented as per the company policies and procedures

•Worked closely with the Senior Vice President of Operations and the Senior Vice President of Clinical Services to monitor/evaluate facility care practices for compliance, reported opportunities for improvement and assisted with the facility staff to develop action plan

Director of Nursing

7/09- 11/13

Bellaire Health Care Center, Bellaire, FL

•Direct, guide and led 130 staff in this 120 bed facility

•Assisted in the implementation of the EMAR/TAR computer system for the nursing department

•Assisted with the development and revision of clinical policy and procedures to ensure compliance with state/federal regulations and current standards of practice

•Wound Care Team Leader working alongside the wound care Physician to ensure adequate treatment is being followed and implemented

Accomplishments:

•Brought this facility from a two star to a five-star facility with a near perfect annual survey in one year

•Had only 2 complaint surveys in over 2 years with no citations noted

•Improved Quality Measures by Utilizing Team TSI and Implementing the roll out of the ABAQIS System

•Received 2 citations in 2013 and 2012 with no nursing related citations

•Received the CMS 5 Star Quality Rating System for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

Director of Nursing

7/08- 7/09

Bay Tree Care and Rehabilitation Center, Palm Harbor, FL

•Direct, guide and led 120 staff in this 120 bed facility

•Provided support to nursing management, nursing staff and CNAs through the survey process

•Wound Care Team Leader working alongside the wound care Physician to ensure adequate treatment is being followed and implemented

•Efficient knowledge in the use of Point Click Care electronic medical record charting

•Improved Quality of Care directly related to the residents and their families

•Certified under AIS for MDS 3.0, clear understanding of coding of section “M”

•Received six citations in the annual survey with no sub-standard level of care tags and clearing re-survey without any issues.

•Improved the Overtime PPD from 10% to 2.5 % in less than three-month review

Director of Nursing

11/04- 7/08

Margate Healthcare Center, Margate, FL

•Increased overall census from 105 to 170

•Wound Care Team Leader working alongside the wound care Physician to ensure adequate treatment is being followed and implemented

•Worked with the staff to implement action plans to achieve compliance of state/federal regulations

•Improved annual survey outcomes from 14 citations to 9 total deficiencies, with no sub-standard levels of care citations

•Improved overall quality of care and improved the quality assurance program

•Acted as liaison between the regional nurse consultant and the facility

•Helped to improve the marketing strategy by holding open houses, lecturing and providing support of services to residents, families and staff

EDUCATION

BSN/ University of Phoenix

Experienced in Risk Management

Registered Nurse Consultant

Knowledgeable in wound care, treatments, implementation, providing specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills, treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management.

AA/AS Degree in Nursing St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL

Certification of Fire Science, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL

Emergency Medical Technician, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL



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