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Certified healthcare professional with 10+ years supporting projects and programs within medical service industry. Trained and educated to provide program level leadership associated with systems governance and controls, improvement, risk mitigation, quality and change management. Skilled and trained in implementing complex systems. Proven ability to build and manage teams by articulating a clear vision and mission using a down to earth approach that unite stakeholders toward a common goal


Current Experience

    Since August 2014
    I provide project and program support for the organization. Some important specific tasks include:’  Developed and maintained SharePoint site  Coordinated and conducted biweekly status meetings with all board members  Collaborate closely with other board members to ensure project needs are understood, on time, and on budget

  • Food Service Manager/Clinical Dietitian
    Since September 2007
    I provide project and program support for nutrition service, assisting service directors on staffing, food inventory management, and department progress reports while managing supervisory responsibilities for department personnel. I oversee department hiring, new employee orientation, continuous improvement and training. Some important specific tasks include:  Developing and maintaining nutrition policy and procedures based on state and federal guidelines using references from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition  Instructing inpatients and families on nutritional principles, diet, food selection, food and drug interactions, and economics  Educating outpatients on dietetic choices, basing direction on their past medical history, desired outcomes, and physician requests  Developing and implementing plans of care and correlating with other health care teams  Monitoring performance improvement plans and progress, making recommendations for any corrective actions

    Since August 2006
    PRN RD consultant for private practices, hospitals, and medical centers specializing in medical nutrition therapy. My clients include Innovative Medical Center, Summerfield Retirement Community Center, and Duties include:  Designing and managing new programs  Managing department projects, focusing on scope, quality, and cost  Providing medical nutrition therapy, including managing enteral and parental nutrition

Past Experience

  • out patient dietitian
    January 2006 --- January 2007

  • clinical dietitian
    March 2004 --- January 2006
     Codirected the development and implementation of the startup plans/ operations for the outpatient nutrition clinic for the bariatric center  Participated with project teams for the development of policy and procedures and nutrition education forms  Developed and implemented plan of care utilizing lifetime eating patterns, obesity onset and success/failures with past diets, activity history, attitude, and commitment  Implemented individualized diet plans based on patients diet restriction preferences  Developed and implemented support groups  Developed care approaches for primary assessment, instruction, evaluation and follow up assessments for both the surgical and medical teams  Prepared written materials for patient education  Served as the program's liaison to the hospital nutritional department  Monitored any changes in nutritional philosophies of the surgical and medical directors and offered appropriate alterations in written protocols, patient literature and staff education as needed  Educated employees, health care professionals and the public  Implemented policies and procedures which comply with state, federal and JCAHO standards  Orientated and trained interns

  • hostess
    January 2004 --- January 2005


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityProactivityPerspectiveProblem solvingResiliencySelf-confidenceSelf-disciplineService orientedSociabilityStrategic thinkingTrustOrganizationOptimismKindnessAttention to detailCharmCreative thinkingCollaborationDependabilityEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeWillingness to compromise


LinkedIn Assessment :
SharePointMicrosoft OfficePublic SpeakingNutritionDieteticsMedical Nutrition TherapyClinical NutritionNutrition EducationNutritional CounselingDiet PlanningDiabetesHealth EducationClinical researchHealth PromotionEnteral NutritionSports NutritionHealthcareNutritional AnalysisParenteral NutritionPreventionMetabolic SyndromeFitnessChildhood ObesityWellness CoachingFood AllergiesHuman NutritionHealthcare ManagementHealthClinical

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Review clinical study reportsReview data interpretationReview medical reportsReview manufacturing documentationReview quality control activitiesReview quality policiesReview monitoring reportsReview study protocolsScreen patientsSearch literature on clinical trialsSolve problemsStudy-related documentsSupervise clinical monitorsTrain off site staffTrain on site staffValidate dataVerify dataWork under specific instructionsWrite papersWrite protocolsWritten presentation Assure medical quality Control data Develop protocols Guide students Interact with nurses Interact with physicians Interpret data Monitor a clinical study Report data Search literature on clinical trials Technology research Use content management systems Write papersAdministrative supportAdvise on medical perspectivesAlzheimerAnalyze dataApprove monitoring reportsApprove patient informationArchive documentationArchive study documentsAssess site feasibilityAssign activitiesAssist study siteAssist with experimentsAssure medical qualityAttend investigator meetingAttend seminarsAttend steering committeeCalculate process efficiencyCapture data on source documentsClinical data collectionCoachCoach clinical staffCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCollect financial data from hospitalsCollect patient forms and questionnairesCommunicate with investigatorCommunicate with sponsorConduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesConduct site initiationConduct close-out visitsContract approvalCoordinate ethics committeeCoordinate regular advisory boardcoordinating research projectsCreate clinical documentsCreate economic parametersCreate study documentsCreates a collaborative team environmentData analysisData miningData entryData validationData verificationDesign marketing advertismentsDesign information leafletDesign tracking systemDetermine statistical analysis Develop clinical hypothesesDetermine potential relationshipsDevelop study timelinesDirect co-workersDiscuss treatments with investigatorDistribute study documentsDocument employees training requirementsEnsure data integrityEnsure data consistencyDocument data reporting systemsEnsure good clinical practice (GCP)Evaluate protocolsFacilitate sponsor monitoring visitsFollow-up of quality assurance activitiesGastrointestinal diseasesGeneral office managementGuide staffImplement data collection systemInformed consent processInteract with ethics committeeInteract with nursesInteract with pharmacistsInteract with physiciansInteract with pre-clinical scientistsInterpret dataLabeling compliance with local regulationsInteract with CROsLiaise with doctorsLiaise with research teamlifescienceMonitor a clinical studyMonitor clinical trials Monitor dataMonitoring subject complianceNegotiate budget NegotiationNetworkObserve trends in dataOffice managementOral presentationOrganise meetingsOrganise steering committeeParticipate in medical reviewPatient liaisonPatient recruitmentPrepare external auditsPrepare internal auditsPrepare final reportPresent at steering committeePresent clinical resultsPromotional materialsProvide medical rationale of diseaseProvide trainingPublication of articlesQuality control processRead medical literatureReport non-compliance incidentsResearch at universities


  • Project Management Professional in Project Management from Looking Glass Developement in 2015
  • Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist from Sam Houston State University in 2003
  • BA in nutrition from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2002

Training and Certification

  • Clinical Dietitian in 2004 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    3 weeks
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 5 to 4 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    FTE 80-100% FTE
    BrightOwl employee :    FTE 80-100% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

New Orleans, LA, United States


Driving License
  • No