Skill Index

I am skilled in...

Project Manager
Pulmonary and Critical Care
Plastic Surgery Manager
Management/ Director

Industry Density

Top 5 Industry Experience, Expressed in Percentages

Hospital & Health Care


Career History


Senior Director of Nursing @ (HIDDEN)

May 01, 2015 - May 01, 2018


  • Assume responsibility for the strategic direction of nursing services within Dignity Health Medical Foundation's
    175 locations. Accountable for creation, revision, and implementation of evidence-based policies and procedures,
    clinical education, infection prevention and employee health. Accountable to meet goals and objectives while
    ensuring compliance with federal, state, and accreditation standards.
    Key Accomplishments:
    * Updated employee health program to standardize with corporate policies and practices.
    * Initiated Medical Products Purchasing Team to achieve benefits of standardized products and equipment.
    * Implemented standing orders and standardized procedures to promote team-based care and reduce physician
    * Implemented standardized infection prevention and control procedures including sterilization, high level
    disinfection, and isolation
    * Established preceptor program, updated new employee clinical orientation, and integrated clinical education
    into new learning management system.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Management/ Director (100%)


Chief Operations Officer @ (HIDDEN)

September 02, 2009 - May 31, 2014

Role Description

PMA is a specialty group that has been serving the Sacramento CA area since 1973. With approximately 30 Providers in 3 clinic locations and numerous area hospitals, PMA specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary medicine, allergy, immunology, infectious diseases, palliative care, sleep medicine and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.


  • Provide leadership, direction, and administration of all aspects of practice operations activities to accomplish the
    practice mission and strategic plan. Oversee the business affairs and financial management of the Practice,
    ensuring timely budgeting and financial reporting. Delegate authority and responsibility. Take corrective action as
    necessary to ensure behavior and activity is consistent with the mission and strategies of the practice. Risk
    management, both clinical (for midlevel providers) and administrative. Assure adequate internal controls to
    minimize risk. Assure compliance with all regulatory agencies. Represent Practice in its relationships with other
    group practices, hospitals, payers, vendors, and other health-care related organizations and governmental
    agencies. Work effectively with consultants, including marketing and business consultants.
    Key Accomplishments:
    * Developed management and staff structure for approximately 35 physicians and midlevel providers.
    * Collaborated with six-member Board of Directors in establishing strategic direction in response to changing
    environment and community needs, including recommending, developing and updating strategic plans.
    * Implemented tactics, actions and activities to fulfill the group's strategic plans, keeping the Board informed of
    * Recommended policy positions to the Board regarding clinical and administrative issues.
    * Enhanced operational efficiency and clinical effectiveness, including financial performance, using project
    teams and Lean methodology.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care (100%)


Nurse Manager @ (HIDDEN)

September 01, 2006 - August 01, 2009


  • Hired, appraised, and remediated performance for three sites. Developed staff, including surgery
    scheduler/financial counselor, medical assistants, estheticians, registered nurses, and physician assistant. Managed
    relationships with multiple vendors. Resolved patient and provider complaints. Assured compliance with TPMG
    policies and procedures and scope of practice/service. Member TPMG Policies and Procedures Committee and
    Continuous Survey Readiness Committee. Give Me Five patient service enhancement project instructor.
    Key Accomplishments:
    * Provided operational support for marketing initiatives.
    * Significantly, measurably improved patient satisfaction with customer service.
    * Established service agreements with physicians and staff.
    * Improved attendance to meet local targets.
    * Improved processes to meet 10-day specialty access goal.
    * Developed and implemented new RN Standardized Procedures.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Plastic Surgery Manager (100%)


Assistant Nurse Manager @ (HIDDEN)

December 01, 2004 - September 01, 2006


  • Managed and assured JCAHO continuous survey readiness for Procedural Sedation suite co-located in Women's
    Health clinic. Responsibilities including hiring, performance appraisal, corrective action, and staff development.
    Assured adequate staffing, support, materials, supplies and capital equipment within budgetary constraints.
    Resolved patient and provider complaints. Worked with administrative team to determine and achieve local and
    regional goals and objectives. Co-Chair of Nurse Managers Group.
    Key Accomplishments:
    * Actively applied Labor-Management Partnership principles.
    * Implemented scope reprocessing/terminal sterilization service for Procedural Sedation and GYN clinic.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Gynecology (100%)


Senior Public Health Adminstrator @ (HIDDEN)

May 01, 1997 - November 01, 2004


  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures for coordinating services between Health Net and public
    health programs and services. Interface between Health Net and state and local public health departments and
    programs. Established new and participated on existing public health and community based forums, consortia, and
    committees at national, state and local levels. Rendered internal and external education, created and delivered
    public presentations related to coordination of public health programs and Health Net services.
    Key Accomplishments:
    * Project Manager of successful proposal to the California Department of Health Services to be the commercial
    Medi-Cal managed care plan in four Central California counties and Los Angeles County.
    * Negotiated and executed public health agreements in six counties.
    * Identified and operationalized strategic opportunities to partner to maximize resources and results.
    * Authored and explicated organizational strategic plans for public health initiatives.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Project Manager (100%)

Education History

Awards & Certificates

  • BLS