Motivated professional with a wide array of experience in compliance, budgeting, human resources within the medical and health industry. Pro-active and results oriented with broad experience in aspects of administration. Demonstrated hands-on style in the development and improvement of processes to ensure continued efficiency. Well disciplined with proven ability to manage multiple assignments efficiently and under pressure while meeting tight deadline schedules.
DME/Support Staff Coordinator
August 2011 to Present
Coordinate and schedule DME/Support Staff (HHA and LPN) services to meet Hospice patient needs. Maintain up-to-date accurate information in computer using Windows and HPMS programs. Cancel and/or reschedule services of HHA/LPN as appropriate for
deaths, recertifications, hospitalization and transfers. Maintain accurate records related to DME/Support Staff services and convey necessary information to appropriate member of the Hospice Team. File all paperwork relating to DME/Support Staff services. Maintain dialogue with Clinical Resource Coordinator and Clinical Nursing Supervisors in relation to problematic cases. Inform primary nurses and Hospice families of changes. which may arise involving DME/Support Staff in a timely manner. Coordinate equipment exchanges between Medifare and Consolidated. Medical and other agencies. Process time sheets of all HHA's and LPN's and check for accuracies
and compliance of necessary information.
Office / Project Manager
2008 to Present
Charged with managing the day-to-day operational aspects of a small commercial office. Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables per project. Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices. Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis. Assures project legal documents are completed, signed and stored appropriately.
Defensive Driver Instructor (Certified)
2004 to Present
A classroom-teaching instructor primarily tasked with teaching a defensive driving course from the National Traffic Safety Institute. Responsible for ordering materials, attendance of class, have all registration forms filled out in completion, have all attendees sign roster sheet and teach the class in full accordance to the course guidelines.
1997 to 2006
New York State Teachers Certification Examination examinees, during examination, to ensure maximum testing security and minimum disturbance during testing sessions.
1987 to 1999
Plan, coordinate, manage, and report the allocation and appropriate expenditure of Federal grants. Liaison with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and other governmental agencies to assure compliance with Federal regulations, including solicitation, contracting, contract renewal, and contract amendments. Plan for short and long-term capital needs of contracted programs. Interface with Architect/Engineer during design/planning phases. Monitor construction, cost control, inspections, and progress.
AgeWorks- IBM Training Center
1992 to 1994
Designed and implemented the employment and placement program of an innovative employment project, the first older computer-training center in the country to be sponsored by the IBM Corporation. Provided liaison with human resources personnel from corporations and businesses of all levels to develop positions for clients. Designed and implemented job readiness training including classes in career transition, stress management, employment related communications and placement for clients. Assisted in the hiring and supervision of staff, including providing staff training in placement techniques. Developed and administered procedures and forms for recruitment, assessment, enrollment, training, counseling, and job placement of clients.
1987 to 1992
Conceived, developed, and directed recruitment strategies for in-house and contracted employment and training programs. Negotiated and prepared employment contracts; interacted with all departments in personnel relations. Successfully planned and administered advertising and promotions for several programs, in many cases maximizing limited funds through knowledge of media and production (i.e., utilized free media publicity to support insertions, negotiated most advantageous rate structures and obtained the most efficiency form production expenditures).
1984 to 1987
Served as liaison with community organizations, universities, colleges, clubs, professional and medical organizations for cancer awareness events to laymen. Developed, organized, and supervised the Breast Cancer Support Group and the Road to Recovery program. Established and coordinated the Van Transportation Program. Conducted recruitment, orientation, and training of over sixty volunteers. Prepared and set annual and long range goals and objectives of the department. Researched and wrote grant proposals. Managed budget for patient services. Interviewed clients for referral to appropriate health facility and coordinated follow-up care.
M.A. in Government & Politics
Certificate of International Law and Diplomacy
B.A. in Public Administration