Practice Manager and Endoscopy Center Director at Central Texas Gastroenterology
College Station, TX
Professional, transformational healthcare executive with in-depth clinical experience, leading organizational change, and improving policy & compliance. Expertise streamlining healthcare operations and keeping budgets while ensuring patient satisfaction and boosting revenue. Strong record, matching diverse teams with resources to meet business objectives on time, on target, and on budget. Excellent problem-solving skills; adept at capturing and distilling healthcare business requirements. Skilled at reorganizing operational processes and policies, leading to revenue increases while eliminating labor and staffing inefficiencies. Experience in managing value business for physicians, cutting inefficient process runtimes. #nursemanager, #QAPI, #infectioncontrol, #accreditation, #credentialing, #humanresourcesmanagement
Apr 2018 - Present
Central Texas Gastroenterology
Practice Manager and Endoscopy Center Director
Hands-on professional leader of a fast paced, 6 physician ambulatory surgical center and 9 provider gastroenterology practice to include quality assessment/performance improvement, infection control, fiscal management/bookkeeping, materials management, pharmaceutical management, facilities management, medical staff credentialing, managed-care contract negotiations (practice side), MIPS coordination, and HR management of 50 member licensed and unlicensed staff.
Oct 2013 - Present
Directed endoscopy operations of a fast paced, 7 physician ambulatory surgical center to include quality assessment/performance improvement, infection control, fiscal management, materials management, pharmaceutical management, facilities management, medical staff credentialing, and HR management of 20 member licensed and unlicensed staff.
Aug 2012 - Oct 2013
Charged with staffing management/training, scheduling, grievance mediation, payroll processing, patient refund processing, incident management and state reporting, quality assessment and improvement, preparation for accreditation survey and other duties as necessary/assigned. Charged with preoperative, intraoperative, and PACU nursing duties and moderate sedation of endoscopy patients.
Nov 2011 - Aug 2012
BSN,RN- Staff Nurse
Charged with preoperative, intraoperative, and PACU nursing duties and moderate sedation of endoscopy patients.
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
CHI St. Joseph Health
Planned, organized, and administered comprehensive nursing care to a culturally diverse patient population in accordance with departmental policies, procedures, and standards of care on inpatient telemetry unit.
2006 - 2010
Texas A&M University
. Coordinated the preparation and submission of multi-million dollar local, state, and federal grant proposal submissions for delegated university departments to successfully facilitate funding of research projects.
1996 - 2000
Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Science (BS), Animal Sciences
2017 - 2020
University of Texas at Tyler
MSN & MBA, Nursing Administration & MBA
2010 - 2011
Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
Bachelor of Science (BS), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse