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Long term care consultant, nursing facility management, long term care facilitator, extended care, elderly patient care administration
Expert Witness No.2730
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.
Master of Arts, Management, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
Bachelor of Arts, Corrections, Northeast La. University, Monroe, Louisiana
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