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Mrs. Gail Dewald, BS RN CNN

Contact Details

25 Longsford
San Antonio, TX
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Work: (210)382-1013
Fax: 210-822-3539

Bio

Senior level Clinician with expertise in Renal/Kidney Disease, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Pediatric dialysis, Dialysis Clinic Administration, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Management. Proven ability to identify needs and trends, and to strategize and implement effective work/business plans, training curricula, quality initiatives, and research project implimentation. I specialize in assisting dialysis facilities in identifying compliance issues with CMS regulations (and ESRD Network goals) through clinic audits and surveillance. Expertise and proven record in training dialysis staff, quality management, preparing staff for certification, providing continuing education, temporary facility management, record reviews, research investigations, and mentoring new managers.

Education

Our Lady of the Lake
Texas, United States
BS
Human Science
1997 To 2000

Belleville Area College
ADN
1974 To 1977

Professional Associations

National Association of Healthcare Quality
2011 - 2014

National Renal Administrators Asso.
2010 - 2014

American Association of Kidney Patients
2003 - 2014

State of Texas Kidney Foundation
2003 - 2014

Renal Support Network
1999 - 2014

American Nephrology Nurse's Association
1986 - 2014

Job History

Independent Nephrology Nurse
TX, United States
February 2011 - present

Gail Dewald & Associates LLC
President
February 2011 - present

Abbott Laboratories
Clinical Educator
March 2003 - February 2011

Abbott Laboratories
Clinical Educator
March 2003 - February 2011

Fresenius Medical Care
Regional Quality Manager
January 2000 - January 2003

Fresenius Medical Care
Regional Quality Manager
January 2000 - January 2003

Texas Department of Health
ESRD Nurse Surveyor
January 1996 - January 2000

Texas Department of Health
ESRD Nurse Surveyor
January 1996 - January 2000

Gambro Healthcare
Clinic Manager
January 1989 - January 1994

Gambro Healthcare
Clinic Manager
January 1989 - January 1994

Honors and Awards

All Star Award
Abbott
2009

All Star Award
Abbott
2004

Outstanding Dialysis Facility
Vivra
1990

Pioneering Award
Abbott Labs
2007

Other Licenses and Certifications

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