Timothy Watkins
MEMPHIS, TN 38125
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Christian Mission Outreach
Administrator and Healthcare Provider

Charity based outreach program to assist in providing care to those who do not have proper insurance but care is yet needed after discharge.
*Organize care and home visits.
*Follow up with patient's primary care physicians
*Dressing changed and documentation by written notes and photo to the PCP


Correct. Care Solutions
Health Care Administrator

24/7 accountability for the oversight and .management of the entire nutsing department. Including FTE and department budgets.
*Communicating with inmates regarding concerns
*Discussed inmate health concerns with the physician and ANP to cteate plan to address issues.

Correct Care Solutions/201 Poplar
Charge Nurse

During the orientation phase of the position, I decided to move into a PRN position for professional and personal reasons. Further discussion available upon interview.

Enrolled in Graduate SchoolWorking to gain a traditional education degree to authenticate the level of administrative and management experience I have been working within a substantial amount of my career.

Guardian Community Healthcare
Regional Director of Nursing

8+ hours daily salaried
*Responsible for assisting with the overall operational and financial management of the Nursing Division for the Assisted Living Division for the mentally challenged with and without nursing care hours.
*Responsible for the interviewing, hiring and managing, educating and scheduling approval for over 60 full time LPNs, 30 part time and as needed LPNs. 4 administrative staff, and 6 RNs.
*Responsible for budget justification and oversight, Medicare/Medicaid billing for nursing hours and treatments for our clients.
*Assisted in creating and updating nursing policies and procedures.
*Identified cost saving measures and implemented them with the assistance of a multidisciplinary team.
*Developed and implemented a nursing and non-nursing orientation program that resulted in cost savings and increased retention and employee satisfaction.
*Responsible for mentoring and mentoring program, educational updates, disciplinary actions including terminations.

Relocation back
Delta Regional Medical Center
Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

(ACNO), Nursing Administration
8+ hours daily salaried
*Responsible for assisting with the overall operational and financial management of the Nursing Division, including but not limited to budget preparation, justification, setting and accomplishing strategic goals.
*Day to day oversight of the general emergency department, triage assessment area, level three (3) trauma emergency program, Ambulances Services, Heart and Cardiovascular Center, Inpatient and Outpatient Rehab Services and other duties as they applied.
*Attended leadership capital hearing to prioritize unit request.
*Highly visible to staff with an open door policy.
*Served and the Chief Nursing Officer during her absence.
*Worked closely with the Chief Executive Officer including Respiratory, Pharmacy, Geri-psych, LTAC unit, etc.
*Responsible for maintaining adequate budget according to the needs of the unit.
*Hiring, firing, reprimands, coaching, etc.
*Assisted with the implementation of EMR Cerner (house-wide at once)
Accomplishments during tenure:
*Worked with consulting company to decrease the overall throughput times in the Emergency Room and to seek community resources for families to utilize without abusing the ER for non-emergent needs.
*Reorganized the flow of patients by implementing a fast tract area staffed with a NP and CAN to decompress the ER of those non-emergent patients.
*Worked with the Emergency Department to pass their annual Trauma survey. Re-wrote the Trauma application to the satisfaction of the Mississippi Trauma Division. This resulted in a monetary gain.

Central Staffing, Nursing Special Services
Administrative Manager

8+ hours daily salaried
*Responsible for the overall management of the Central Staffing Office, including administrative and clinical Nursing supervisors, clerical staff, float pool, and the Approval and management of agency staff and contracts.
*Produced analytical information in graph format regarding staffing information data. Supervisor responsibilities as needed.
Accomplishments during tenure:
*Worked with agencies to decrease the cost per hours for supplemental staffing and to eliminate finder's fees for nurses wanting to join our hospital as a full/part time employee
*Developed an orientation manual for all supplemental companies and oriented them yearly on the process of submitting new supplemental staff and the orientation requirements needed to keep us compliant with JCAHO.

Regional Medical Center
Clinical/Administrative Nursing Supervisor

8+ hours daily salaried
*Responsible for the overall supervision of hospital Clinical staffing including the assignment of agency and Supplemental staff.
*Problem solving and crisis management.
*Investigation of patient/family concerns.
*Served as clinical support to the clinical staff during needed times.

Patient Care Coordinator (Team Leader)

8 and 12 hour- shifts
*Responsible for 8-hour day-to-day unit operations.
*Supervised staff of RN's, LPN's, NA's, and clerical members.
*Responded to patient complaints and developed plan of action.
*General nursing duties, such as assessment, pain evaluation, therapeutic communication, documentation, bathing, and other duties as they applied.

Heartland of Memphis, HCR Manor Care (For Profit)

Director of Nursing

8+ hours daily salaried
*Responsible for the overall operation of the nursing department, development and implementation of policy and procedure, facility budget input, supervision of over 100 employees, traveling for regional meeting and in-services, 24 hour accountability.
Accomplishments during tenure:
*Reoriented the staff on the basics of nursing care to accept higher acuity patients without increasing cost.
*Implemented uniform identification for staff.
*Lead the team through a state survey with no major tags and less than 6 RFIs within nursing.

Regional Medical Center
Nurse Manager

8+ hours daily salaried

5C Jefferson Medical Surgical
Patient Care Coordinator
Registered Nurse

Responsible for 8 hour day to day unit operations.
*Supervised staff of RN's, LPN's, NA's, and clerical members.
*Responded to patient complaints and developed plan of action.
*General nursing duties such as assessment, pain evaluation, therapeutic communication, documentation, bathing, and other duties as they applied.8 and 12 hour- shifts

Correct Care Soultions
Health Services Administrator
Education
American InterContinental University
Masters, Health Care Management

Union University
Bachelors, Nursing
Shelby State Community College
Associates, Nursing