Kamela B

Director of Clinical Nursing - 20+ Years of Experience


Registered Nurse


Litchfield Park, AZ

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Clinical Nursing Director with more than 20 years of acute care experience and network collaborations. Expert in strategic planning, budget development and control, leading teams, creating and initiating innovative programs, developing policies and procedures that improve efficiency and value, reduce costs, and enhance patient experience. Looking to partner with a reputable healthcare company to create innovative solutions and influence positive changes.




System Responsibilities/Accomplishments(Recent): •Redesigned Network new graduate RN residency and RN preceptor programs. •Network chair for Telemetry collaboration, work in partnership with physicians and nursing directors to develop and implement Telemetry Monitoring guidelines, standardization, and system-wide telemetry monitoring escalation process. •Clinical lead for Chest Pain Observation initiative. •Clinical Network lead in developing network empathic training for nursing leadership and staff. •Network lead to develop standard work for nursing to improve patient quality measures and patient experience. •Clinical lead partner in developing new network fall program. •Remodel of PCCU, Diagnostic Care Unit and Central Monitoring Unit to meet staff workflow, patient acuity needs and ADHS requirements. •Planned, negotiated, and implemented upgrade to current telemetry monitoring equipment throughout the campus. •Initiated and successfully maintained Practice Care Council that incorporates Evidence-Based Best Practice into quality “outcome-focused” care initiatives. •Developed, successfully implemented and maintained an aquapheresis program for heart failure patients.

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•Leadership background includes administrative strategic planning, program and project development, interdisciplinary collaboration, fixed and flexible budgeting, budget development, shared governance. Also managing and analyzing benchmark data, research and evidence-based modeling, acuity and work load measurements, performance improvement, patient experience, theory-based and evidence-based best practices, education design and effectiveness measures, reimbursement regulations based on specific regulatory requirements and quality measures through CMS, DNV, NDNQI, Press Ganey, HCAHPS, ACCN, STS and ACC. •Define, measure, analyze and improve clinical outcomes for both the inpatient and outpatient Cardiovascular Services. •Coordinate support to staff to ensure efficient work flow, adequate staffing levels, resolution of complex problems. •Develop and implement continual improvement strategies for patient quality measures and patient experience. •Assure department compliance with standards and guidelines for NDNQI, DNV and CMS. •Build and maintain physician relationships. •Collaborate with the medical teams and service lines to create processes and initiatives that align and support network strategies. •