5340 N. Easton Belmont Pike ● Stroudsburg, Pa. 18360

Cell: 570-460-9508

Home: 570-561-0634




JCAHO Training and Development
Leadership Human Resource Management
Quality Management Float Pool Management
Partial Hospitalization Psychiatric Emergency Services
Managing Teams Hospital Management
Psychiatric Experience Medical / Surgical Experience



Manager with 25 years experience with exceptional capacity to multitask, solid administrative experience, widely recognized as an excellent care provider and manager, demonstrated ability to forge, lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams that provide top-quality patient care and outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, enthusiastic about future opportunities.


Core Competencies


  • Quality Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Program Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Fiscal Management
  • Organizational Change
  • Conflict Management
  • Team Building
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Computer Skills
  • Float pool staffing and supervision
  • Psychiatric certified by ANCC


Career Experience

Northampton Community College                                                     Current
Adjunct Nursing Instructor Responsible for working with students in their clinical in Behavioral Health and Medical Nursing at St. Luke’s Hospital and Leigh Valley Hospital.


Bergen Regional Medical Center                                                     1/2008 to 6/30/2008

Associate Director of Nursing

Direct patient care and lead strategic direction working with SVP and VP of Behavior Health Division to establish service and program objectives for 15 behavioral health units, Partial Hospitalization and MICA Program.  Organized and implemented a float pool of over 100 per diems to cover in-house needs for patient care.  Develop leadership skills working with 7 unit managers and 7 Program Directors to develop a dynamic healthcare team.  Managed several units during an interim period while seeking managers, and leading staff to work toward performance improvement standards.  Experience with medical-psychiatric and geriatric LTC populations and am familiar with the Department of Health Regulations and Medicare D regulations.


Bridge Behavioral Healthcare – Warren Hospital, Phillipsburg, New Jersey     9/1/2003-9/31/2007

Program Manager, Adult Inpatient Unit

Lead operations and strategic direction working with Medical Director to establish service and program objectives.  Direct all operations for the management of a 16 bed adult unit.


Key Achievements:

 ● Community outreach

● Competencies

● Training and Development (Medical & Psychiatric)

● Education

● Program Development

● Staffing

● Forecasting and Planning

● Quality Management functions

● Human Resource Functions

● Financial operations (Budget)

● General Unit Management which includes 24 hour responsibility for daily operations

● JCAHO Compliance


 Bridge Behavioral Healthcare, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania                                         5/2003 – 9/2003


Consultant to Martin Freimer, M.D. in the development of 16 bed psychiatric unit.


 St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania                                                         2000 -2003

Charge/ Staff Nurse, Adult Inpatient Unit


Pleasant Valley Manor Inc, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania                                       1996-1998

Nursing Supervisor, 175 bed Geriatric long term care facility


National Hospital for Kids in Crisis, Orefield, Pennsylvania                            1995-2000

Supervisor/ Charge Nurse, Child – Adolescent Units


Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut                                                    1989-1992

Charge Nurse, Children’s School, Outpatient, and Neurobehavioral Clinic


Norwood Hospital, Norwood, Massachusetts                                              1984-1989

Charge Nurse (Administrative II), 21 bed Adult Unit                                   


Coral Reef Hospital, Miami, Florida

Staff Nurse, 21 bed Adult Unit


University of Chicago

Charge Nurse, Clinic


Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

Charge Nurse, 21 bed Adolescent Unit later changed to Adult




Educational Background

·     MSN/MBA, DeSales University –EPAHEN finalist in Dr. Hal Dolenga Emerging Leader Award 

·     BSN, Boston University 1973 – 1975; E. Stroudsburg University, Graduated May 1998 

·     Other information upon request

Professional Associations:

Sigma Theta Tau



ANCC Psychiatric Nursing


References upon request