Featured Candidates – Executive

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MARKET & SYSTEM CFO (INTERIM & PERM): Doctor of Business Administration, Health Services prepared MBA with a demonstrated history of working in health care industry at multi-site, regional and system level. Skilled in Healthcare Consulting, Budgeting, Performance Improvement, Operations Management, and Software Implementation, she brings extensive for-profit financial acumen leading organization to sustained profitability. Collaborates with and accountable to multi-levels of management with ability to convert newly acquired hospitals into for profit corporations due to prominent acquisition and merger experience. Service excellence focus with clinical insight and her perfect back to back audit scores established this high-precision finance expert as a pioneer in her discipline. Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF CARE COORDINATION & CASE MANAGEMENT: Most Dynamic, BSN prepared, compact state (FL) and MA licensed, Accredited & Certified Case Manager (ACM-RN) with 38 years of tenure as a clinical professional in healthcare, having served at various settings, 22+ years of which comes in leadership. Strengths lie in Process Redesign, readmission risk reduction, decreasing LOS, program design and implementation, Denials/Appeals, Staff Education, Engagement & Team Building, Utilization Review & Management, unique Cost Containment & Patient Advocacy combined focus, Meditech, and Interqual Expertise. Available as of September 17th 2018 to serve as your transitional case management executive. 53224 Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF TELEMETRY, CRITICAL CARE, ICU & MED SURG: Versatile Clinical nurse executive with For & Non- profit, government owned & funded public hospital settings, with union environment experience. 14 years at extremely busy Level 1 Trauma Center equipped her with a diverse and cross departmental clinical hands on experience. Her leadership acumen developed at medical centers with up to 953-beds with up to 100 FTEs reporting directly to her. GA Compact State licensed along with FL, NC, TX and CA active RN licenses. 31771 Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF INFECTION PREVENTION & EPIDEMIOLOGY SERVICES: DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, CIC prepared, compact state, CA and MA actively licensed nursing professional with extensive experience in management, infection control, quality patient care and safety. Proven track record of performance improvement and evidence-based practice that has increased awareness and compliance in infection control, resulting in positive patient outcomes, decreased healthcare-associated infections, and improved culture of safety. Recognized for motivational and proactive approach in raising awareness and providing exceptional planning in adherence to policies, procedures & guidelines. 52557 Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES & CNO: RN, MSN, JD (Health Law) pedigreed prominent nurse executive with more than 40 years of clinical and 20 years of leadership experience in Perioperative Services. Broad clinical nursing experience including clinical front- line and leadership in diverse areas including : ED, ICU, Surgical Services, Acute Care, Telemetry, Dialysis, EP Cardiac Lab, GI Lab, Respiratory Therapy. Strong interest in Facilitative leadership, Shared Governance , Lean and Six Sigma Black Belt trained, strong advocate for nurses to deliver exceptional patient care within efficient innovative just culture environment. Academic, Magnet, Multi-site, Faith Based, For and Non-profit setting insight with compact and CA active RN licenses. Her progressive International Consulting & Joint Commission expertise distinguishes her. Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES / ADMINISTRATOR: Seasoned health care operations administrator with a long history of quantitative improvements in financial and clinical performance in diverse healthcare settings. MSN prepared, NEA-BC, Nurse Executive, Advanced and FACHE certified along with Board Certified in Healthcare Management, she is a specialist working with teams to ensure employee empowerment and collaboration. CMS and the Joint Commission expertise ensuring accreditation and survey best practices are met; Acute, LTAC, ASC, SNF, CCRC, Rehabilitation, Psychiatric, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Cardiovascular, and Ambulatory Care Administration & Union Environments, Mental Health Law Expert in Texas, California, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina. 31420 Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF CASE MANAGEMENT & QUALITY: BSN, MSS, CCM, LEAN prepared solutions-driven nursing and healthcare executive with a career history of making impacts in training to excellence in care coordination, discharge planning, utilization management, BPCI program management, risk management, quality, infection prevention, survey readiness, regulatory compliance and patient satisfaction & care. Catalyst and change agent for continuous improvement and differentiation of service delivery. Strengths in survey readiness for CMS, TJC, Magnet as well as LOS reductions, denials management and workflow improvement at numerous diverse healthcare settings nationwide. Multi state and compact licensed nurse executive immediately available.30959 Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES & TRAUMA: A robust seasoned Emergency Nurse (25-yrs) with15-yrs of Director Level experience in various size Emergency Departments. She has been a member of the ENA and has been the facilitator for the travel nurse for the National ENA Convention. With a drive to maximize productivity thru an interpersonal style of open door policy, she has extensive experience with union campaigns working in both union and non-union environments. She also has broad tenure dealing with Joint Commissions. Immediately available and holds a MSN and a BSN, Licensed in CA, NC & IN- 8149 Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM CNO / VP OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES: M.B.A, B.S.N., R.N., CENP, Multiple campus experienced, executive consultant providing clinical leadership. Expert in state of nursing summary report with performance scorecards for nurse leader and departments preparation. Comprehensive review of scope of responsibility, labor management, employee engagement culture of safety, HCAHPS, turnover, vacancy rates and environmental assessments. Joint Commission readiness acumen along with high employee satisfaction survey scores in top 10-25th percentile consistently. Extensive leadership scope of diverse healthcare settings; immediately available. Active compact state and CA licenses. 30707 Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF STERILE PROCESSING: Over 30 years’ experience in multitude of healthcare settings including for profit, not-for-profit, faith based, academic medical centers, as well as solid experience with union environments. Her leadership proficiency exceeds 16 years; is a true professional interim leader who has managed up to 60 FTEs and has been responsible for assisting up to 21 ORs at multiple campuses as well as at multiple sterile processing departments. She holds all licenses and certifications pertaining to Sterile Processing and stays up to date with the industry trends and education. Her accomplishments in regards to initiatives of the projects she has worked in include very successfully preparing and coaching of various imminent regulatory reviews including CMS and Joint Commissions. Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


Interim Director of Women’s Services MDic, MAd, BSN,RNC-OB,RNC-E,LC: 22years of Healthcare experience in Women’s services with acknowledged for change agent/transformational leadership skills. A proven track record in building physician relationships, establishing patient care safety cultures and promoting profitable growth. Scope of clinical and leadership expertise includes Perinatal and Women’s services, Baby friendly Designations . (28494). Contact Joe Thomas at 813-872-6968


Interim Director of Emergency Dept or Critical Care available immediately. 20 years experience as Director of ED, Trauma, ICU, & Critical Care. MBA & BSN. Multi-state RN licensed including California & Florida. Certifications include CEN, TNCC Instructor, NRP Instructor, Advanced Stroke Life Support, Advance Burn Life Support, BLS/PALS/ACLS Instructor. Contact Trace Whetzel (800) 410-2009 ext. 246


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF  WOMENS SERVICES, MATERNAL & CHILD & L&D: Healthcare Executive with more than 20 years of extensive management/clinical experience in adult, pediatric, community and academic hospitals. Highly skilled in strategic planning, management development and marketing of new programs and services. Solid experience with multi-disciplinary process redesign and renovation projects. Expert and effective physician and colleague relationships developer, recognized as a role model for premier customer service. Healthcare Systems, Multi-site, Acute Care, Physician Groups, Physician-owned Ambulatory Centers, Non-profit, Level III NICU serving at Hospital w/ Beds Up to 547 & w/ FTEs: Up to 70. Annual Deliveries: Up to 4,100, Holds MBA and a BSN with RN, RNC-OB, BLS, ACLS, NALS credentials. Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM CLINICAL DIRECTOR OF MED/SURG/CRITICAL CARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES:
Exceptional Healthcare Professional with more than 20 years of nursing and leadership experience with a reputation for implementing strategic initiatives to improve quality, safety, throughput, and patient satisfaction. Hands-on visible leader, mentor, and coach with high energy and passion for creating turnaround environments. Strong expertise in large settings. Leadership experience and scope includes Healthcare Systems, Multi-site, Acute Care, Academic Medical Center, Critical Access Hospital, Level 3 Trauma Center, Non-profit with Hospital Beds: Up to 650 and with direct report FTEs: Up to 75- MSN & BSN prepared with RN, NRP, CEN, BCLS, ACLS, PALS, AMLS, PEARS as credentials and SCCM, ACCN, AONE, Phi Theta Kappa as affiliations. 29685 Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


Interim Director Maternal Child Services experienced in all aspects of Perinatal Services including: Labor/Delivery, NICU, PICU, PEDS, and GYN. Excellent reputation for improving Physician Relations, Staff Engagement, and Metrics. MBA/BSN prepared. (31425) Contact Nick Accocella (800) 410-2009, ext 239


Interim Director of Behavioral Health Services– Extensive experience in Behavioral Health leadership including Nursing, Operations, Clinical, and Case Management. She has been serving in various Interim Director of Nursing roles. She resides in New Mexico and Idaho is a desirable geographic location. 13 years as an RN & Leader in various clinical specialties including Behavioral Health, Psychiatric, Chemical Dependency, and Case Management settings. BSN prepared with strengths of: Team building; Strategic Planning; Compliance/Regulatory Standards; Developing community partnerships; Process improvements; Staff Education; Staff Mentoring, and Policy/Procedure development. Excellent presentation skills and public speaking. Previous Case Management experience provides expertise in cost efficiencies and resource management. Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


Interim Director of Sterile Processing: Over 30 years experience in multitude of healthcare settings including for profit, not-for-profit, faith based, academic medical centers, as well as solid experience with union environments. Her leadership proficiency exceeds 16 years; is a true professional interim leader who has managed up to 60 FTEs and has been responsible for assisting up to 21 ORs at multiple campuses as well as at multiple sterile processing departments. She holds all licenses and certifications pertaining to Sterile Processing and stays up to date with the industry trends and education. Her accomplishments in regards to initiatives of the projects she has worked in include very successfully preparing and coaching of various imminent regulatory reviews including CMS and Joint Commissions. Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF PICU or NICU: Excellent interim/transitional leader with unique Pediatrics management experience in PICU, NICU, and Pediatric Transplant Inpatient settings. Cath Lab, all Cardiac service lines, Critical Care, and Telemetry. Skilled in Staff Education, Program Development, Team Building, Staff Engagement and EMR systems. MSN, BSN. Multi-state RN licensed.
Contact Trace Whetzel (813) 405-3780


Interim Director Med/Surg, Telemetry, and Cardio: Detail oriented leader with the ability to leverage strategic planning and staff skills to cost effectively deliver safe high quality patient care. Experienced leading multi-disciplinary units and teams. MSN prepared Doctoral candidate with a major in healthcare management. ( 52427 ) Contact Nick Accocella (800) 410-2009, ext 239


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES: Extensive experience in Behavioral Health leadership including Nursing, Operations, Clinical, and Case Management. She has been serving in various Interim Director of Nursing roles. She resides in New Mexico. 13 years as an RN & Leader in various clinical specialties including Behavioral Health, Psychiatric, Chemical Dependency, and Case Management settings. BSN prepared with strengths of: Team building; Strategic Planning; Compliance/Regulatory Standards; Developing community partnerships; Process improvements; Staff Education & Mentoring, and Policy/Procedure development. Previous Case Management experience provides expertise in cost efficiencies and resource management. (52355) Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM Genetic Counselor: Highly experienced and skilled Clinician in Genetic Counseling. Available for Interim or Consulting assignments nationwide. Clinical specialty is Oncology & Cancer. Outstanding performance reviews as a Mission Search interim clinician with a history of successful interim assignments. Certified Genetic Counselor in multiple states, Master’s in Genetic Counseling. Contact Trace Whetzel (813) 405-3780


Interim Director Surgical Services: California licensed RN leader and circulating nurse with an expertise in building physician relationships, patient satisfaction, and quality improvement. Excels at improving key indicators. Problem solver capable of implementing change with minimal staff disruptions. Clinically up to speed. DNP prepared with accompanying MSN. ( 53378 ) Contact Nick Accocella (800) 410-2009, ext 239


Interim Director of Sterile Processing: Over 30 years experience in multitude of healthcare settings including for profit, not-for-profit, faith based, academic medical centers, as well as solid experience with union environments. Her leadership proficiency exceeds 16 years; is a true professional interim leader who has managed up to 60 FTEs and has been responsible for assisting up to 21 ORs at multiple campuses as well as at multiple sterile processing departments. She holds all licenses and certifications pertaining to Sterile Processing and stays up to date with the industry trends and education. Her accomplishments in regards to initiatives of the projects she has worked in include very successfully preparing and coaching of various imminent regulatory reviews including CMS and Joint Commissions. Contact Ozge Denizli “Ozzy” at 813-597-0048


INTERIM DIRECTOR OF Revenue Cycle: Excellent interim/transitional leader with extensive management experience and expertise in Revenue Cycle, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Recovery, Cash Acceleration, HIM and EMR, and Operations oversight. Business Administration degree with Preceptor certification. Contact Trace Whetzel (813) 405-3780