ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Years of Experience

CONSULTANT, AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION

March 2020 - November 2020

Collaborates with other managers and employees across the ANA Enterprise, which includes the American Nurses Association, the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Nurses Foundation. Supervises team members in the Nursing Practice and Work Environment Department and the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Program.
Co-Lead for Project Firstline, a $2M CDC federal grant focused on the education of nurses to improve their knowledge of infection prevention and control.

CONSULTANT, THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND NURSE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

September 2020 - December 2020

Planning and execution of strategies to revise state funded grant program to build nurse leaders in the state of Maryland. Conducted interviews and supported redesign of the program prior to launch.

SYSTEM CHIEF NURSING OFFICER AND SR. VICE PRESIDENT

October 2014 - December 2020

Oversight of nursing staff at all 3 facilities with collaboration with physician leadership utilizing the dyad model with the Chief Medical Officer. Led a total 25 FTEs direct reports and 800 Nursing FTEs with management with a $40M operating budget. Program oversight of nursing, case management, diabetes center, wound center and patient experience.
Established direction with Performance Improvement Initiatives within nursing and clinical areas focusing on optimal patient outcomes, patient/physician/peer satisfaction and engagement, establishing a culture of safety, regulatory compliance, risk management and mitigation.