• PO Box 306 Hartford WV

Glenn "David " Fields

RN, MSN

Summary

  • Experience in the areas of the Emergency Department, Intensive Care, Medical/ Surgical, Telemetry, Electrophysiology Lab, and the Interventional Cardiac Catheterization.
  • Successful experience as Director of Critical Care Services, Director of  Inpatient and Outpatient Correctional Services, Manager of Intensive Care Unit, Manager of Emergency Department, Manager of Surgical Services, Manager of Telemetry and Medical/ Surgical Departments , and as Trauma Coordinator.
  • Skilled in the areas of nursing management, core measures, patient care quality and safety initiatives, strategic planning, creative problem solving, and project development coordination.
  • Possess advanced communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, medical staff professionals and members of the public.
  • Proven ability to analyze departmental efficiencies, reduce expenditures, and preparation for major accreditation surveys.
  • Proven ability to create a working environment reflective of stability and structure in order to decrease turn- over rates.

Professional Experience

Career reflects clinical ability as well as management expertise that include the following: 

Operations

  • Directing nursing activities in a for- profit organization with up to 500 FTE’s.
  • Directing nursing activities in critical environments with up to 90 FTE’s.
  • Development of multi-million dollar operating budgets up to $12 million.
  • Developing strategic plans, procedure implementation and policy development.
  • Maintaining a current knowledge of technical information, including changes in government regulations, medical technology, and infection control.

 Human Resources

  • Recruiting, training, scheduling, and supervising nursing, and support personnel, including classroom, bedside and organizational wide instruction.
  • Establish and maintain satisfactory employee relations while maintaining acceptable work environment for effective quality nursing care. 
  • Performing oral and written evaluations of personnel and the nursing care they provide.
  • Making independent decisions on advancement, terminations, and disciplinary actions as needed.
  • Counseling and supporting employees in personal and professional matters.

 Communications

  • Providing positive representation of the organization within the facility and the community.
  • Serving as liaison between patients, nursing staff, medical staff, and governmental agencies.
  • Developed a variety of materials to educate nursing personnel and medical staff.
  • Representing the patient, family, and nursing staff as a member of the Ethics Committee.

Work History

Work History

Manager of Cardiac Cath & EP Lab/ Manager Critical Care Unit

2013 - Present
Holzer

Gallipolis, Ohio

Responsibilities include staffing, scheduling, patient flow, budgets, device supply contracts, coronary supply contracts, competencies, policies, procedures, JCAHO readiness, quality assurance, physician concerns, patient concerns, and safety.  Also, responsible for the National Cardiac Data Registry and ICD Registry programs. 

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

  • Reduced door- to- reperfusion time to less than 60 minutes (average of 44 minutes) for STEMI patients.
  • Coordinated the purchase  and education of a Left Ventricular Assist Device.
  • Initiated the purchase and use of a Pyxis® medication system within the Cardiac Cath and Electrophysiology Labs to reduce medication errors and improve system of charging for medications.
  • Instituted “Meds to Bed” program to ensure all coronary intervention patients received anti- platelet medications prior to discharge.
  • Instrumental in creating a three-year strategic plan for the Critical Care Unit as well as Cardiac Services.
  • Reduced turn- over rate for Critical Care Unit to less than 15% from greater than 50%.
  • Instituted membership to AACN program.

 

Registered Nurse, Interventional Cardiac Cath Lab/ Electrophysiology Lab

2008 - 2013
Holzer

Gallipolis, OH

Position included caring for the patient before, during and after the following procedures; diagnostic left and right heart caths, PCI, cardiocentesis, EP studies, ablations, permanent pacemaker implants, defibrillator implants, bi-ventricular device implants, cardioversions, TEEs, IABP insertions, temporary pacemaker insertions, and the manipulation of implanted devices for repair/upgrade.

Clinical Coordinator, Medical/ Surgical Unit

2006 - 2008
Holzer

Gallipolis, OH

Functioned primarily as a charge nurse, who reported directly to the unit manager. Role included the day to day assignment of staff, patient placement, assisting with bedside procedures, rounding with physicians, CQI, chart audits, orientation of staff, and overseeing the plan of care for all patients.

Clinical Coordinator of Telemetry & Medical/surgical

2002 - 2006
Pleasant Valley Hospital

Point Pleasant, WV

Functioned primarily as charge nurse who reported directly to the unit manager. Role included the day to day assignment of staff, patient placement, assisting with bedside procedures, rounding with physicians, CQI, chart audits, orientation of staff, and overseeing the plan of care for all patients.

Director of Critical Care and Surgical Services

2002 - 2004
Pleasant Valley Hospital

Point Pleasant, WV

Responsible for the management and oversight of the Emergency Department, Surgical Services, and Intensive Care Unit. Those responsibilities include staffing, scheduling, budgets, orientation, quality assurance, JCAHO, CQI, policies, Trauma Registry, physician concerns, patient care issues, and other management duties. 

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

  • Developed a productivity tool reflective of nursing hours per patient day.
  • Developed a system for ED patient coding and supply charges which is credited for an additional $1.5 million per year in revenue. 
  • Reviewed nursing vacancies and developed staffing plans and nurse to patient ratios for each unit.
  • Rounded daily on each area of responsibility to promote nonreactive leadership style and to role model expectations.
  • Led by example in order to achieve structure and stability to the department by establishing an expectation of accountability.

Director of Critical Care Services and Correctional Care

2000 - 2002
Southhampton Memorial Hospital

Southhampton, VA

My responsibilities included the management of the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and the care of all correctional patients for the state of Virginia. Those duties included staffing, scheduling, budgets, orientation, quality assurance, JCAHO, CQI, policies, Trauma Registry, physician concerns, patient care issues, and other management duties.    

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Negotiated multi- million dollar contracts with the state of Virginia for correctional inmate healthcare in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Provided inpatient and outpatient care to 24 correctional institutions in the state of Virginia.
  • Successful experience as Interim Chief Nursing Officer.
  • Opened, managed, and assisted with the design of an inpatient setting and outpatient area in compliance with all regulatory and correctional standards for environment of care.
  • Reduced average ED wait times to see a physician by 40 minutes.
  • Initiated policies and protocols for the development of a trauma program.
  • Instituted Joint Commission readiness program.
  • Rounded daily on each area of responsibility to promote nonreactive leadership style and to role model expectations.
  • Led by example in order to achieve structure and stability to the department by establishing an expectation of accountability.
  • Member of Emergency Nurses Association.
  • Certified Emergency Room Nurse.

Director of Critical Care Services

1999 - 2000
Pleasant Valley Hospital

Point Pleasant, WV

Responsible for the oversight of the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit. Those responsibilities include staffing, scheduling, budgets, orientation, quality assurance, JCAHO, CQI, policies, Trauma Registry, physician concerns, patient care issues, and other management duties.

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Developed Trauma Program to receive state credentialing.
  • Initiated Trauma Registry.
  • Rounded daily on each area of responsibility to promote nonreactive leadership style and to role model expectations.
  • Led by example in order to achieve structure and stability to the department by establishing an expectation of accountability.

Registered Nurse, Emergency Department

1995 - 1999
Pleasant Valley Hospital

Point Pleasant, WV

Responsibilities included the triage and treatment of all age groups and patient types including pediatrics, adolescents, adults and the elderly. This treatment included the monitoring and care of patients in correlation with the emergency room physician.

Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit

1993 - 1995
Veterans Memorial Hospital

Pomeroy, OH

Provided care to critically ill adult patients on life supporting devices and IV drips. Assisted with bedside procedures and provided treatment for patients experiencing medical emergencies. Communicated with patient's families and physicians and provided quality, comprehensive care.

Education

Education

Masters of Science in Nursing

Oct 2014 - Aug 2016
Walden University

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Associate of Applied Science

1991 - 1993
University of Rio Grande

Associates Degree in Nursing

Certifications

Certifications

A.A.C.N

2017
American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Current member of AACN

B.L.S

Oct 2014 - Oct 2016
American Heart Association

Basic Life Support

A.C.L.S

Oct 2014 - Oct 2016
American Heart Association

Advanced Cardiac Life Support