Joan Bachman, RN, NHA, RHIT, BSBA, FCN has held positions as Staff Nurse, Nursing Service Administrator, hospital, nursing facility, assisted living, home health and rural health clinic Administrator. As Administrator of the South Dakota state agency she was responsible for state licensure and Federal certification of healthcare facilities, regulated nurse aide training and registry, CLIA, radiography, and controlled substance registration.
Joan's skill set as a consultant includes:
- Initiation of innovative projects to maximize limited resources and improve working relationships with outside agencies
- Providing consultation services for facilities to improve operational and staffing efficiencies including orientation for department managers
- Providing professional training for administrators, nurses and department managers for approved continuing education in the fields of leadership, management, and communication.
- Producing accurately written policies and procedures in compliance with regulations and in cooperation with facility objectives.
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