Shirley A. Hunziker, RN, HCRM, CLC

Director of Risk Management

 

Ms. Hunziker has been a Nurse since 1977 practicing acute and long term care. She is an experienced Licensed Health Care Risk Manager and was certified as a Legal Nurse Consultant.

 

Ms. Hunziker hails from Tennessee and began her career as an RN Charge Nurse in Emergency in Murfreesboro.

 

Before joining RB Health Partners, Inc., she progressed through facility roles from RN Charge Nurse up to DON and served in a corporate role handling management companies and skilled facilities as Corporate Director of Risk Management.

During eleven years in Tennessee Ms. Hunziker held responsibilities as:

 

  • Assistant Director of Nursing

  • Staff Nurse

  • Post-Operative Surgical Unit

  • Staff Nurse

  • Intensive Care Unit

  • Quality Assurance Coordinator

  • Director of Nursing Service

  • RN Consultant

 

After moving to Florida, she worked as:

 

  • RN Supervisor

  • Head Nurse, Medicare Wing

  • Director of Nursing

  • Director of Nursing Preceptor

  • Regional Clinical Consultant Corporate Director of Risk Management

 

With many years experience in risk management, Ms. Hunziker adds expertise to RB Health Partners in the form of:

 

  • Work with a Management Company and 27 skilled nursing facilities and ALF in Florida, Indiana and Ohio

  • Record review for all potential and current claims of facilities and the management company Mediation

  • Tracking and trending event reports, adverse event reports, liability claims, survey outcomes and customer and employee satisfaction surveys

  • HIPAA privacy and complianceTraining of corporate and facility management

  • Oversight for all director of social service, policy and manual development for risk management and advance directives

  • Development of policies for facility discharge planning process

  • Oversight and education for all facility risk management and management team to ensure compliance to state and federal regulations

 

Ms. Hunziker earned her Associate Art Degree in Nursing from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Her other education/credentials include:

 

  • Critical Care Nursing

  • Certified Director of Nursing in Long-Term Care

  • Licensed Health Care Risk Manager

  • Certified Legal Nurse Consultant

 

Ms. Hunziker enjoys time with her husband and family. They are proud parents and grandparents.