Element Chief Operating Room/Perioperative Clinical Nurse Specialist
Wright-Patterson Medical Center
Directs, coordinates/evaluates activities/functions in the operating room. Oversees $2.5M budget/$10M equipment/$1.8M supplies--directs 65 staff in 12 ORs--24/7 support for 3.6K patients/yr. Directs OR in AF's third/AFMC's largest hospital--coordinates with anesthesia & inpatient units--optimizes patient throughput. Supports 13 services, 3 GME programs, 4 medical specialties, & TRICARE North Region--675K beneficiaries in seven states. Assists in educating and organizing events for nurse transition program. MDG Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) Champion. Lead team member for Partnership for Patients (PFP) Surgical Site Infection focus area. PFP champion for Venous Thromboembolism focus area. Play active role in MDG patient safety program, CNS council, and evidence-based practice committee.