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Care Executive

Location:
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted:
March 25, 2020

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Shelley McLellan

LPN, HCA

Shelley McLellan

**** *** ****** **,

Calgary, AB, T2T 4C9, Canada

403-***-****

adcfy6@r.postjobfree.com

A demonstrated leader in the health care industry, serving the Calgary community for over 30 years. With experience educating future healthcare workers, and running a successful healthcare business. providing clients with private Palliative and Dementia care.

Accomplishments

Healthcare

●Administered bedside and personal care including ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.

●Administered support through the dying process with respect to residents and families

●Prepared and maintained patients progress reports

●Provided emotional support to patients and families

●Supported, mentored, and managed a large team of qualified nurses

Leadership

●As acting Executive Director, I articulated the vision and strategy of the Arthritis Society and interfaced with the local Board of Directors. Developed strong relationships with executives and senior management team.

●Inspired the team at Arthritis Society to achieve aggressive goals by clearly communicating expectations, aligning strategies, allocating resources, delivering on commitments, holding people accountable and sharing credit.

●Mentored and guided new employees at the Calgary Valve and Fitting in order to enhance their skills and achieve their full potential – benefiting the company and employees.

Educator

●Experience teaching adult students in a variety of settings.

●Taught Dale Carnegie courses to successful entrepreneurs in Calgary.

●Created detailed lesson plans and designed practical student assignments.

●Educated sales force while working at Calgary Valve & Fitting Ltd.

●Educated, mentored and supervised Aspen Care Calgary student practicums.

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Experience

Owner & Director / Aspen Care Calgary Ltd.

2011- PRESENT

●Owner + Executive Director of successful palliative care company

●Author of “My Health Journal”, a copywritten journal for individuals to report and document their own health records.

●Worked with clients as a Licensed Practical Nurse and Health Care Aide

●Directed and managed a staff of over 20

●Educator and Supervisor of Health Care Aide practicums

LPN Preceptorship / Southwood Hospice

OCTOBER 2017

●Administered scheduled and PRN medications to patients and assessed the medication therapeutic effect on each patient.

●Managed the progress report charts and care plans

●Accepted patients from the Charged Nurse for continuous care and observations

●Educated patients and families regarding the end of life journey

●Gave daily updates and verbal reports to charge nurse

LPN Practicum / Peter Lougheed Hospital

AUGUST 2017 - VASCULAR SURGERY UNIT

●Administered full assessments on patients

●Checked vital signs prior to administering scheduled medications

●Assessed diabetic wounds and stumps for infections

●Administered appropriate wound care

●Educated patients on pre opt and post op protocols

●Mobilized patients after surgery

LPN Practicum / Peter Lougheed Hospital

JULY 2016 - MEDICAL UNIT

●Accepted patients from emergency room for continuous care and observation

●Administered prescribed and documented medications and their therapeutic effect

●Started intravenous fluids and documented patient’s charts by recording food and fluid intake and output

●Educated patients regarding their medications, procedures and treatments

●Operated medical equipment such as, glucometer, thermometer and IV pumps

●Proper documentation using SCM software in a timely manner.

LPN Practicum / Signal Pointe Nursing Home

MAY 2016 - SEVERE DEMENTIA UNIT

●Measured and recorded patient’s vital signs

●Answered patient’s call bells and determined how to assist them, and provided family support.

●Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, repositioning in bed, standing and walking.

●Communicated effectively to the team members and departments on relevant status.

●Documentation through charting using SCM software.

Health Care Aide / Foothills Hospital (AHS)

2014-2016

●Health Care Aide

●Provided personal care to patients

●Mentored new Health Care Aides

●Supported patients and families through the dying process

●Provided holistic care to patients and family members

Health Care Aide / Intercare Chinook Hospice

2012-2014

●Provided personal care to patients

●Provided holistic care to patients and family members

●Supported patients and families through the dying process.

Treasurer / Child Foundation Calgary

2009-2013

●Treasurer and member of Board of Directors.

Acting Executive Director / Arthritis Society of Alberta & NWT

2008-2009

●Acting Executive Director

●Manager, Finance & Administration

Calgary Valve & Fittings Ltd. / Arthritis Society of Alberta & NWT

1990-2006

●Controller & Educator

Education

Bow Valley College / LPN Diploma

2014, Calgary, AB

Robertson College / HCA Certificate

2012, Calgary, AB

CPR & First Aid / Certificate

2012

Alberta Real Estate Agent / Certificate

2010

Paris American Academy / Certificate in Fashion Design

1988, Paris, France

Fashion School of Design / Certificate in Fashion Design

1987, Calgary, AB

Bishop Carroll High School / High School Diploma

1984, Calgary, AB

Skills

Volunteer

●Teaching and educating adult students.

●Lesson planning and exceptional organizational skills

●Excellent communication skills – both verbally and written

●Ability to build strong relationships with all stakeholders

●Ability to inspire, motivate, and educate various individuals and groups of teams.

●Knowledge of Canadian GAAP, payroll, and benefits tax policies

●Knowledge of Caseware & Profile, Simply Accounting, Quickbooks, MS Office

●Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

●Excellent ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines

●Palliative Care at CAREWEST Nursing Home, Calgary, AB

●Mother Teresa House, Kolkata, India

●Rockyview Hospital, Calgary, AB



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