Teresa Youngstrom RN
• 1176 Kash Dr. Milford, OH 45150 • 513-478-7307
Professional Summary  
 Professional Registered Nurse with more than 30 years of clinical and leadership experience.  Diverse core competencies including Emergency and Trauma, Labor and Delivery, OR, ICU, Medical Surgical, Rehab, Hospice, Home Care, IV and Dementia Specialist, Private Duty Care, Marketer, Staff Trainer, Speaker, Consultant and CE Provider.  

Work History  
Founder - A Better Approach to Memory Care-January 2018

Educator and Trainer for DementiaInclusiveCincinnati.org since 2019

Advisory Board Member at The Glen with Trilogy Health Services since 2018

 Grievance Board Representative at Florentine Gardens Transitional Care and Rehab since 2018

Positive Approach to Care - Certified Independent Trainer since 2018

Certified Dementia Practitioner with NCCDP since 2017  

Account Executive-Assisting Hands Home Care, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky- Jan 2017-Jan 2018
Responsible for steering sales to 5.1 Million by end of fourth year.  Focused growth in strategic markets to establish new clients and maintain referral partners.  Managed networking and teaching events to expand referral base and branding.  Set records as the largest & fast growing AHHC Franchise Nationally by 2017.  
Director of Nursing-Assisting Hands Home Care, Cincinnati-Sep 2013-Jan 2017  
DON and Marketer for start-up homecare franchise.  Utilized clinical and leadership skills in addition to extensive network and communication experience to forge new company to 1 Million in Gross Sales in first year.  Trained with a Marketing Coach for one year and Executive Coach for another year. Engaging Public Speaker on Dementia Care and Fall Prevention.  
Director of Assisted Living and Memory Care-Chesterwood Village Retirement-Oct 2012 – Apr 2013  
 Managed AL and Memory Care Units. Provided leadership, staff development, Rounds with MD, and daily maintenance of state regulations and nursing documentation, resulting in successful state audit.  
Registered Nurse-American Mercy Home Care Agency-Jan 2011 – Sep 2012  
Provided skilled nursing care to homebound patients including extensive assessments, peripheral, PICC and Central line IV care, labs, wound care including negative pressure dressings, medication reconciliation, and chemotherapy administration.  
Administrator-Providence Extension Program-Jun 2006 – May 2012 Provided leadership for a nonprofit home school support group. Hired, managed and supported more than 30 tutors for 7th-12th grade classes.  Advised, counseled and encouraged parents of 80+ students annually on all aspects of classical home education. www.pep1.org  
Registered Nurse-American Nursing Care Agency-Jan 2003 – Jan 2011   Provided skilled nursing care through an agency for inpatient medical, surgical, ortho, rehab and psych units of Bethesda North, Good Samaritan and Hospice of Cincinnati.   Developed extensive clinical experience caring for people with diverse medical needs. Charge Nurse responsibilities.  
Registered Nurse-Star Med Personnel Agency-Jan 1999 – Jan 2003   Provided skilled nursing care through an agency at Mercy Fairfield, Mercy Hamilton, Bethesda North, Select Specialty Hospital and Hospice of Cincinnati including telemetry, ICU, and medical surgical units. Challenged to adapt to last minute schedule changes or multiple patient assignments during shifts.   
Registered Nurse-Hospice of Cincinnati-Jan 1997 – Jan 1999  
Provided "end of life" support and symptom management for terminal patients in addition to emotional support for the family at multiple hospice units including HOC Mercy St. Teresa, HOC Blue Ash, HOC Anderson and HOC Mercy Hamilton Hospital. Charge Nurse Responsibilities. 
Registered Nurse-Jewish Kenwood Hospital-Jan 1992 – Jan 1996  
Emergency Department RN responsible for triage, initiation of diagnostic tests, first aid, wound care and acute life support. Developed significant autonomous responsibility skills working third shift with minimal ancillary help available.  
Registered Nurse-Univ.of Cincinnati Hospital Medical Center-Jun 1986 – Jan 1992  
Developed RN skills in fast paced, teaching hospital. Four years of Post Partum/newborn, high risk labor and delivery, and OR scrub nurse. Childbirth education instructor for UC OB/Gyn Associates Private Practice. Two years of Emergency department, Level 1 Trauma Center, Triage, Initiation and management of diagnostic tests, implementation of lifesaving algorithms in Shock Resuscitation Unit.   
Univ. of Cincinnati, Raymond Walters Branch-Registered Nurse Licensed by Ohio Bd. of Nursing since 1986  

Legal Nurse Consultant Certification since 2010  Medical Records Auditor in 2011  

Certified Dementia Practitioner with NCCDP 2017

PAC Certified Independent Trainer 2018

Community Association and Service 

  • Memory Care Support Nurse at Parkside Christian Church since 2018

• Alzheimer’s Association - Planning Committee Volunteer in 2017          

• Health Care Friends   Jun 2014-Present -Member  Professional Networking  

 • Parkside Christian Church Feb 1993-Present -Member and Leader of Welcome Center  

• Eastend Outreach Clinic 2000-2005 -Volunteer Clinic Nurse

 • Woodland Lakes Christian Camp -Volunteer Camp Nurse