Linda Bernard, RN, CCHP-RN

662 Ridge Road, Hastings, Pennsylvania 16646
Cell: (814) 932-9695
LindaBernardConsulting.com
email: lbernard948@gmail.com

Personal Statement
Registered nurse with vast experience in Correctional Health Care and Corporate Management, seeking to expand consulting interests.

Education

Excelsior College Albany, NY
• Associates in Science (Nursing)

 


 

Employment with PrimeCare Medical, Incorporated – July 1997-November 2017
3940 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109

  • Junior Vice President of Operations—2011 to 2017
    • Corporate representative in legal court cases
    • Review and assessment of patient charts related to poor outcomes. Development and implementation of corrective action plan.
    • Expansion of previous responsibilities
  • Interim Vice President of West Virginia Operations—2010-2011
    • Statewide oversight of health care contract and operations in the Regional Jail and Juvenile Services systems
  • Regional Manager
    • Recruitment and training of medical staff, to include physicians, MH, nursing, etc., for eight county correctional facilities, and one juvenile detention center
    • Establishing local policies and procedures, and train staff in compliance
    • Liaison between County, Facility, and Corporate staff.
  • Contract Administrator 2002-2004
    • Responsible for daily medical, mental health, and dental operations & administration of healthcare of county correctional facility
    • Training of correctional and medical staff
    • Monitoring compliance of contracted services
    • Cost Management
    • Obtained and maintained National Commission on Correctional Health Care accreditation when applicable
    • Maintaining American Correctional Association Certification when applicable
    • Mortality Review
  • Nursing Supervisor 1997-2002
    • Performed duties in all aspects of correctional nursing
      • Medication pass, sick call, patient education, respond to emergencies, provider lines, coordination of services, etc.
    • Infection Control, Medical Records, Staff Meetings, Scheduling, respond to patient grievances, etc.
    • Supervision of medical staff


Related Interests

  • Pro Se Prisoner Mediation Group of the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Certified Correctional Health Care Professional Registered Nurse