As Director of Nursing for an outpatient gastrointestinal surgical center, I am the facility Infection Preventionist and directly oversee all staff competency training for Fire and Life Safety, pharmaceutical and patient care oriented materials management, Quality Control, and IT. I am the Legislative Representative for the New England Chapter of APIC and a member of their Board of Directors. I also sit on the Board of Directors for Connecticut's Patient Safety Organization.
I have successfully navigated the facility through multiple DPH, CMS, and AAAHC inspections. I was Project Manager for the implementation of our electronic medical records and practice management system, the establishment of a remote locale data storage system (cloud), and our recent replacement and upgrade of our server system.
With nearly ten years of critical care experience in a cardiac intensive care unit, many years as an EMT for a paramedic intercept program, a certified GI Tech, clinical director and instructor for a medical assistant program, and an anesthesia technician; I have a wide breadth of knowledge and adapt well to any situation with a pragmatic and systematic approach.