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Long term care consultant, nursing facility management, long term care facilitator, extended care, elderly patient care administration

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Texas

Professional Experience

Private Rehabilitation Center, Interim Administrator – San Augustine Texas   2007 – 2008

Managed an 88-bed long-term care facility, with a 20 bed Alzheimer Unit. Created an 18-bed ventilator unit, writing all policy and procedures, and recruitment of respiratory therapist to manage and staff the unit.

Private Rehabilitation Center Interim Administrator – Conroe Texas               2006 – 2007

Managed the turnaround of this 146 bed nursing facility with a secure unit. ADC grew from 63 to 80. Profit/Loss improvement of 40,000 monthly at completion of turnaround
 
Private Nursing Center, Administrator – Tomball Texas                                    2005 –  2006

Managed a 126 bed nursing facility, ADC 99%, average Medicare census of 20, DSO of 20, good regulatory history.
   
Administrator –    Heritage Villa –  Dayton Texas                                            2003 – 2005

Managed operations of a 60-bed long-term care facility.

Real Care Inc., Chief Executive Officer –   Woodlands Texas                       1999 – 2003

Oversight of Long Term Care management and consulting organization
Trustee of the Office of the Attorney General, Responsible for turnaround
operation of five LTC facilities, consulted for major insurance companies underwriting investment in long-term care facilities.

Heart of Texas Healthcare Inc., Regional Vice President of Operations-Houston, TX  1997- 1998

Managed six nursing facilities and one personal care facility, four facilities obtained JCAHO accreditation, reduced DSO by 62 days, increased census by 73 days, and improved net profit/loss by $120,000 annually.
   
Mariner Health, Inc.          Administrator                                                                   1994 – 1997

Managed a 160-bed nursing facility. Prepared annual operating budgets, and increased net revenue by $25,000.00 annually. Decreased operating expenses by $85,000.00 annually. Decreased DSO by 30 days, ADC of 95%, no deficiency surveys and first LTC facility in Houston to receive JCAHO accreditation.

           
Natchitoches Manor,   Administrator       Natchitoches Louisiana                        1990 – 1994

Managed a 160-bed nursing facility, implemented Total Quality Management program, helping the facility maintain an excellent regulatory history.

    
United Psychiatric Group,   Human Resources Manager – Overland Park Kansas    1988-1990

Directed all personnel functions of two private psychiatric facilities, developed human resource policies and procedures, administered employee benefits program, and developed job recruitment campaigns, analyzed job markets, and assumed responsibility for hiring career professionals.


Briarwood Hospital, Marketing Director   Alexandria, Louisiana                         1984-1988

Developed and implemented referral development and public relations program for a 70-bed psychiatric hospital, maintained 97% occupancy. Developed acute care psychiatric programs for Children, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric populations.

Academic Credentials


Master of Arts, Management, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
Bachelor of Arts, Corrections, Northeast La. University, Monroe, Louisiana

Miscellaneous

Adjunct Professor, Nursing Home Administrator’s course, Community College Pasadena, Texas 1998-1999
Past President, Texas Association of Licensed Facility Administrators 1997-1999
Founder of the Natchitoches Parish Alzheimer’s Association 1991-1994
Former President of the Alexandria, Louisiana Mental Health Association 1984-1988

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