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Katherine A.

Rosselot, RN, MSN, MHA


2614 Merlin Dr., Lewisville, Tx 75056
Hm 972-899-3426
Cell 214-417-9471
karosselot@yahoo.com
PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND EXPERIENCES
Active educator and community liaison that has proven leadership and experience
speaking to a wide array of audiences. Training: Graduate Assistant for TWU; Ma
steras in Nursing Education; classroom and skills teaching for High Acuity (MICU
, CICU, NICU, BICU, and ER) Nursing with clinical experiences held at Parkland M
emorial Hospital. Assistant instructor for undergraduate nursing students in Pat
hophysiology. Significant education and training in current educational technolo
gies including learning management programs, high fidelity simulation equipment
and lab stimulations, focus of masteras program online education and current edu
cation technologies, Chalkboard, Vyew.com, and Second Life.
Patient Care and Services Planning: Formulated short/long term plans to assure d
elivery of cost effective, high quality care to patients and achieve the strateg
ic vision of the organization. Developed professional teams, created positive wo
rk environments, and ensured adequate staffing levels, dramatically improved pat
ient satisfaction. Increase surgical procedure volume and credentialed physician
s through creative marketing activities and team building between physicians and
staff members. Over fifteen years of clinical expertise in all areas of surgica
l services including endoscopy.
Policy/Procedure Development: Revamped departmental policies/procedures and stre
amlined organization infrastructure, capitalize upon human resource/financial co
mpetencies, and drive continuous improvement.
Risk & Utilization Management: Led development and implementation of risk and ut
ilization framework to address issues and minimize losses.
Regulatory Compliance: Maintained documentation of services and activities to en
sure compliance with applicable regulatory standards including JCAHO, NCQA, HFCA
, OSHA, and state requirements.
Computer skills: Excellent proficiency in a wide range of computer software incl
uding MS Office, SPSS, and Meditech. Graduate student level skills using the Int
ernet and significant variety of medical databases.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
M.S.N. a" Texas Womenas Univ., TX
M.H.A. a" Texas State Univ., TX
B.S. Nursing a" Univ. of Mary Hardin-Baylor, TX
Honor Society of Nsg, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta-Beta Chapter, Dallas TX
Certified Nurse, Operating Room a" AORN, CO
Certified Ambulatory Surgery Administrator a" AORN, CO
Certified Specialist Healthcare Accreditation a" Association of Healthcare Accre
ditation Professionals, MA
Surgical Technology Cert. a" Austin Community College, TX
Paralegal Cert./Cert. Paralegal a" American Institute for Paralegal Studies, IL
RECENT PRESENTATIONS
Poster Presentation - Sigma Theta Tau International Region 6 Conference, May 200
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Guest Speaker - Dallas AORN State Conference Super Bug Wars, January 2009
Guest speaker - National Nursing Consortium Conference, October 2008
Endocrine System Disorders Presentation, May 2008 and August 2008
CLINICAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Clinical Education Specialist MS, PeriOperative Services a" Texas Health Presbyt
erian Hospital Dallas (Sept. 2008 to May 2010)
Graduate Assistant, High Acuity Nursing and Pathophysiology a" Texas Womenas Uni
versity, Dallas, Tx (Jan. 2008 to Dec. 2008) Assisted current High Acuity Profes
sor (MICU, CICU, BICU, NICU, and ER) and Pathophysiology PhD professor in the Co
llege of Nursing with nursing manikin simulation, skills training, lecturing, tu
toring students, and proctoring exams, revising professor lecture notes, revisin
g exam questions, answering student questions. Spring and Summer semesters for 4
undergraduate classes.
Staff Nurse, RN Surgical Services - Protouch Staffing, Dallas, TX (2006 to Sept.
2008)
Staff Nurse, RN Surgical Services - Staff Search, Dallas, TX (2003 to 2007)
Staff Nurse, RN II Surgical Services - Medical Center of Lewisville, Lewisville,
TX (2000 to 2002)
UPPER MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Director of Surgical Services - Northeast Medical Center, Bonham, TX (1999 to 20
00)
(49 a"bed rural facility) Responsible for surgical services and central processi
ng departments.
*Improved department efficiency by implementing technology tools to automate pro
cesses.
*Updated organizational policies and procedures to assure compliance with accept
ed/standard guidelines and practices. *Passed JCAHO inspection, HFCA audit, and
a Medicare complaint without recommendations within 2 months of hire.
Administrator - North Hills Surgery Center, Fayetteville, AR (1998 to 1999)
Provided operational oversight for entire facility, 6 ORas, and 32 staff members
. $5 million annual operating and capital budget. *Increased utilization 15% by
developing targeted marketing campaigns, adopting block utilization monitoring p
rocedures, and developed cosmetic procedure package pricing with collection pol
icies and coordination with local anesthesia physician group.
*Redesigned risk, quality, and utilization programs from the beginning.
*Compiled financial information on the top 10 procedures performed at the facili
ty and negotiated more profitable contracts with managed care companies and vend
ors.
*Redesigned patient flow pattern for increased patient privacy, also eased nursi
ng stress
*Implemented nurse cross training for flexibility and prevention of personnel la
yoffs.
Quality Improvement Coordinator - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Richardso
n, TX (1996 to 1997)
Identified and facilitated quality improvement initiatives to optimize member se
rvices, while reducing overall patient care costs.
*Data collection, reporting, and trend monitoring/analysis for internal review,
distribution and special projects such as HEDIS.
*Demonstrated $6.2 million annual savings for largest employer subscriber for Tx
BCBS providing detailed scientific and financial analysis for changing health pl
an to include 5 routine preventive care tests.
*Developed asthma patient education program, reducing ER visits of asthma patien
ts by 20%, using a quasi-experimental study methodology in compliance with NCQA
Quality Improvement initiatives.
Quality, Risk, Utilization Management Director - Richardson Medical Center, Rich
ardson, TX
(1991 to 1993)
*Provided statistical analysis of Quality Improvement, Utilization Management, a
nd Risk Management to physicians and administration. *Directed and coordinated J
CAHO inspection; Certificate of Merit.
*Investigated all denials from various payors, wrote appeals and worked closely
with administration, physicians and hospital attorneys; successfully argued 4 M
edicare cases before Administrative Law Judge.
References and employment prior to 1991 available upon request.