Anita Farrelly (R.N., BSN, MBA/HCM)
Anita is the Area Administrator with Hydreight® Scottsdale with 26+ years of diverse medical experience! The information below provides a detailed overview of Anita’s extensive and vast background in the medical field in Scottsdale, AZ.
R.N. 26 years – Specialties: ICU, Infusion and Nurse Management. Assisted with the opening of Mayo Clinic Hospital in 1998, worked at Mayo for 19 years. Managed ICU, Intermediate Care, Primary Care, Cardiovascular ICU, Medical ICU.
2018 – Present
Yavapai Regional Medical Center Nurse Manager: Critical Care · Responsible for managing nursing and operations for ICU, CVICU, and PCU Night Shift. Including hiring, training, quality, supply management, retention, patient flow, staffing and performance management.
Enliven Home Infusion IV R.N. Specialist – PRN Responsible for case load of patients requiring home IV medications.
2017 – 2018
Good Samaritan Hospice Admissions R.N. Responsible for assessing patient referrals for clinical eligibility per Medicare regulations for hospice admission and completing admissions to receive service benefits.
1998 – 2017
Mayo Clinic Arizona 2016-2017 Primary Care Nurse Manager and Operations Manager Project lead for the opening of the Mayo Clinic Primary Care Phoenix Clinic in June of 2016, which included hiring, training, and workflow development during the construction period and ongoing after the opening. Nurse and Operations Manager for two Primary Care Clinics including: Phoenix Primary Care and San Tan (Chandler, AZ) Primary Care Clinic.
2009 – 2016
House Supervisor & Intake Coordinator Hospital administrative representative Responsible for managing patient flow on a daily basis, including projecting bed needs and staffing appropriately. Coordination of staffing among inpatient units Managing all transfer requests; inter facility and direct admissions to Mayo Clinic Hospital, including insurance verification, discharge planning, presentation and collaboration with physicians, management of transfer communications. Project Responsibilities Project lead for Patient Flow Workgroup. Including monthly meetings with leadership from all inpatient units, assessing patient flow concerns, establishing quality improvement efforts. Member of Patient Flow Oversight – an administrative level patient flow oversight committee System Administrator for the Bedboard application: Teletracking: managing system upgrades, training, effective use of application and process improvement for patient flow management. Project lead for patient access, which includes collaborating with the care management, pre and admitting department to ensure admissions are appropriate, to coordinate workflows, including triggers for and process for referring cases to utilization review for resource management. Subject Matter Expert, Plummer Project, Patient Movement Team for EMR upgrade Co-Lead Work Unit Leadership Activities – delegating and managing house supervisor staff in professional time and projects
2006 – 2009
Nurse Manager: Intermediate & Medical Surgical Unit: Solid Organ Transplant Project lead / manager for the opening of a 12 bed Intermediate and 24 bed Med/Surg Unit; including oversight during the construction phase, supplies, hiring, training/education for the nursing staff. Nursing Manager and Responsible for 90+ FTE’s, including hiring, staffing, training, mission, vision, and performance management.
2005 – 2006
Quality Management Nurse Inpatient data collection and reporting for: nursing occurrence reports, falls, medication events, restraint use, donor network data, global trigger tool audits and National Database Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI). Assisting the Director of Nursing Staffing and Resources with projects including preparation of monthly budget dashboards, complexity analysis, and patient flow.
1998 – 2005
Supervisor/Team Leader/Unit Educator ICU / Intermediate / Dialysis Participated in the opening and daily operations of a 30 bed Critical Care Unit and 4 bed acute Dialysis Unit Including: Recruitment/retention, employee relations/evaluations, policies and procedures, quality assurance, equipment and supplies, education / orientation, scheduling, and timekeeping. Code Blue, lead for in house cardiac arrest / code blue data collection and reporting and Critical Care Subcommittee, secretary.
1996 – 1998
American Mobile Nurses: Registered Nurse / Travel Nurse Neuro ICU: Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ Med/Surg ICU: San Diego State University, La Jolla, CA Neuro ICU: New York University Medical Center, NY Trauma ICU: Desert Hospital, Palm Springs, CA
1994 – 1996
Barrow Neurological Institute Neuro Intensive Care Unit: Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse Provided patient care in a 16 bed Neurosurgical ICU.
2001 Masters in Business Administration / Health Care Management – University of Phoenix
1994 Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Arizona State University