results-driven clinician seeking to contribute expertise in resident/patient relations, holistic patient care, creative development processes, as well as a host of relevant skills regarding various populations within skilled care settings. eager to apply this specialized skill set toward actively collaborating with a dynamic organization in providing outstanding resident care and health care standards.
long term care
• documentation accuracy
resident care plans
training & development
rapid clinical assessment
ø strong technical background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects, with specialized knowledge of long term care policies and regulations, resident care plans, branding and exposure initiatives, emergency and crisis patient care, numerous clinical procedures, physician assistance, staff mentoring and development, as well documentation of vital data to ensure proper treatment.
ø effectively lead top-performing teams in concerted efforts to maximize organizational productivity.
ø excel in defining and implementing policies, clinical procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of operations.
ø competent leader and mentor who is able to create a team environment, including building collaborative relationships, training peers to perform at maximum efficiency, and the capacity to form cross-functional coalitions in order to ensure knowledge is shared across departmental lines.
ø proven ability to adapt and develop necessary skills to diverse organization needs.
ø play instrumental role in building top-performing teams by actively mentoring co-workers.
ø demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills by actively contributing to planning meetings and delivering comprehensive strategies.
ø implement numerous protocols and policies with the purpose of identifying and resolving relevant patient issues in a proactive manner.
ø increase quality of care by instituting policies and procedures related to most current data related to disease, general treatment, and emergency care.
ø skilled at managing multiple projects and leading teams in cross-functional, concerted efforts to increase departmental productivity.
ø stay abreast of most up-to-date clinical data in order to offer most viable recommendations to patient and resident base.
ø strategically enhance operational and administrative efficiencies by successfully implementing computer systems for pps/medicare processing and resident records management.
restorative nurse, sun bridge 2006-present
main responsibilities include comprehensive development of individualized programs for resident population in order to improve and maintain activities of daily living (adl). specific functions include;
design process for new hire employees related to clinical orientation;
supervise certified nursing assistants, medication nurses as well as resident assessments and evaluation of care for patients.
wellness nurse, morningside assisted living 2007-present
main responsibilities include in-depth, hands-on management of clinical components of long term care environment for assisted living community. specific functions include;
dispense medications, evaluate and develop comprehensive resident plans, and supervise and delegate to resident assistants.
director of corporate compliance, gainesville health care center 2002-2006
main responsibilities include institution of policies related to corporate compliance, hipaa privacy laws, as well as functioned as administrator with various departments regarding budgets and financial variance reports. specific functions included;
updated, organized the medical records department following state and federal requirements;
streamlined and reorganized the supply area. established inventory and par levels, setup online orders and product availability;
developed and executed program that educated staff on resident safety equipment;
investigated and filed reports on adverse incidents, abuse investigations and worked with therapy on fall safety program;
directly handled legal medical claims and processing of the records;
acted as mds coordinator, care plans transmittal, and tracking specialist.
charge nurse, life care center of ocala 1999-2002
main responsibilities included in-depth, hands-on management of clinical functions for medical center. specific functions included;
obtaining iv access, administering and titrating medications, delegating tasks to and overseeing ancillary staff;
initiating medical protocols based on patient symptoms and/or complaints;
wound care, assessing, caring for, and monitoring patients of all acuities including icu patients;
maintained corporate and state compliance and regulation standards at all times.
mds nurse, coventry square rehabilitation 1995-1999
assisted clinical staff in providing health care for patients on specified floors.
established technology systems for pps.
managed medicare transmittals and data entry for resident records.
acted as medication nurse for all residents.
n license c alabama lpn
n license c florida lpn
n license c alabama long term care administrator
n certifications: deta training / advance regional response training / disaster training
xxx-xxx-xxxx / firstname.lastname@example.org
long term care professional
name here of recipient
name here of company
dear recipeint name:
recent research into company name prompted me to immediately update my resume for your review. based on my knowledge of this company, i am very interested in interviewing for state position you are seeking. i offer several years progressive advancement in key roles as a healthcare administrator. i am also skilled at developing plans to ensure patient populations are engaged and comfortable in their current settings as well as treated with respect and dignity.
i have worked as a nurse for several years and have utilized my skill set in many ways and settings, from clinical care to administrative policy and development. in all these environments, i relied on my ability to adapt and change my methodologies to suit the particular patient, both individually and as a collective population.
i am an exceptionally hard worker and my peers consider me a strong team player. my enthusiasm comes from utilizing my skill set to benefit the organization and streamlining and improving processes as evidenced by my accomplishments and contributions to my past employers. i am also capable of assimilating into a new environment easily and feel that i could quickly become part of your team. i enjoy the chance to work directly with various departmental resources in both learning and mentoring fashions. i am selectively seeking a company who is progressive thinking and in need of a professional who can make an immediate and positive impact on productivity and processes.
after your review of my resume, i hope you will agree that this would be a mutually beneficial arrangement. i plan to reach out to you soon regarding this position both by phone and mail. at that time, i can answer questions concerning my background and experience and we can discuss the desirability of an introductory meeting. please contact me sooner if you wish to talk before then. i look forward to speaking with you.
xxx-xxx-xxxx / email@example.com
our meeting this morning was both enjoyable and informative. i want to thank you for taking the time to share with me your thoughts and ideas about the opportunity of joining your organization.
based on our discussion, i am confident that i can make a strong contribution to the company. it seems that you are looking for someone with proven strengths in the development, launch, and management of all aspects of the long term care environment, coupled with solid compliance and regulations skills, and the ability to develop and execute successful business development initiatives.
i feel that my experience demonstrates a strong track record in these areas. as you may recall, i am a polished, results-driven and versatile clinical operations manager leveraging proven strengths in the development and launch of business initiatives to drive efficiency and increase bottom line revenues as well as increase patient census through strategic brand exposure. i am also astute in identifying human capital plans needs, creating actionable programs, and effectively interacting with all departmental resources.
my key proficiency and career path has been very versatile and my primary work has included problem analysis and resolution, employee efficiency, cost savings and/or containment, relationship building, and employee training.
i would welcome the opportunity to do the same for your company. i am very interested and enthusiastic about the possibility of meeting you again. i look forward to hearing from you on date to discuss our next steps. if i do not hear from you on this date, i will contact you to follow up.
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