Alex Pushkanzer

Alex Pushkanzer

Assistant Administrator at ShoreView Nursing Home

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Hospital & Health Care

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Alex Pushkanzer's Overview

Past
  • Director of Patient Services / Special Projects at Workmen's Circle MultiCare Center
  • Executive Director at Columbus Center for Medical Rehabilitation
  • VP / Relationship Manager at Bank Leumi USA
Education
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Alex Pushkanzer's Summary

Accomplished director with extensive marketing expertise. Proven record of success in administrative oversight, strategic planning, development and training of personnel, record management and inventory dynamics. Strong background in initiating and implementing leadership techniques that significantly improve employee morale and effectiveness, increase productivity and decrease employee turnover rates. Excellent communication and problem solving skills have dramatically reduced the number of incident reports, improved departmental relations, improved service levels, and markedly increased overall quality assurance.

Alex Pushkanzer's Experience

Director of Patient Services / Special Projects

Workmen's Circle MultiCare Center

November 2009September 2012 (2 years 11 months) Bronx, NY

Director of Patient Services / Special Projects
• Reported directly to CEO
• Assisted the Administrator in the management of day to day operations
• Project Manager on the creation and construction of a 18 Station Dialysis Unit
• Speaker at monthly Resident and Family Council meetings
• Met with patients and family members to address any issues or concerns
• Investigated allegations of patient /resident abuse or staff misconduct
• Participated in and conduct staff meetings
• Conducted in-services on customer service
• Supervise Care Plan meetings with residents and family members
• HIPPA Officer
• Project Manager on numerous construction projects
• Member of the following committee’s:
- Compliance
- Quality Assurance
- Ethics
- Safety
- Weight, Infection Control, Restraint and Decubiti
- Motivation and Moral
- Advertising and Marketing

Executive Director

Columbus Center for Medical Rehabilitation

April 2003March 2009 (6 years) Bronx, NY

Executive Director
• Recruited by owner/president of the company to direct startup and maintain operational control.
• Reported directly to the President/Owner of the company.
• Directed day-to-day clinical, administrative and financial operations.
• Created and maintained budget of 2.5 million.
• Managed a staff of 28 licensed and non-licensed individuals.
• Responsible for negotiating all contracts (including Managed Plans).
• Oversaw all billing and collections.
• Marketed services to and cultivated relationships with the medical community.
• Maintained all business bank accounts and expenses.
• Developed and implemented policies and procedures for patients and staff.
• Successfully completed a 4 month Medicaid audit of the facility.
• Achieved a 3 Year CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accreditation.
• Conducted weekly care plan meetings.
• Conducted quarterly QA meetings.
• Conducted quarterly Risk Management meetings.
• Conducted quarterly Medical Executive Committee meetings.
• Completed performance evaluations on staff.
• Administered 401(k) Plan.
• Maintained payroll.

VP / Relationship Manager

Bank Leumi USA

June 2000April 2003 (2 years 11 months) New York, NY

VP / Relationship Manager
• Maintained a heavy account load.
• Developed new business from existing client base and formed new relationships through referral programs.
• Met with high net worth clients to review, update and advise on their various Bank Leumi accounts.
• Maintained proper cash balances.
• Prepared and reconciled annual and quarterly financial statements.
• Interfaced with various departments to maintain quality control.

Alex Pushkanzer's Skills & Expertise

  1. Leadership
  2. Healthcare
  3. Training
  4. Budgets
  5. Marketing
  6. Strategic Planning
  7. Business Planning
  8. Operations Management
  9. Strategy
  10. HIPAA
  11. Account Management
  12. Employee Relations
  13. Contract Negotiation
  14. Project Management
  15. Management
  16. Management Consulting
  17. Human Resources
  18. Change Management
  19. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  20. Organizational Development
  21. Sales Management
  22. Customer Service
  23. Public Speaking

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Alex Pushkanzer's Education

Saint John's University

BS, Management/Finance

19931995

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