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Resume for Kimberly Arms

 

KIMBERLY A. ARMS

184 Harvard Road, Littleton, MA 01460

(978) 302-5872 Email: [email protected]

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PROFILE

 

  • Masters level healthcare professional with over twenty years experience developing, implementing and managing complex projects within time and budgetary constraints.
  • Proficient in contracts operations management: negotiations, facilitation of RFP process and auditing.
  • Experienced in leading cohesive, high performing cross functional teams.
  • Proven strength in business development, budgeting and quality assurance initiatives.

 

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

 

Strategic Planning * Project Management * Budget Management & Analysis * Regulatory Compliance* Business Operations Management * Contract Management * Vendor Relationship Management* Negotiation * Marketing * Customer Relationship Management * Team & Professional Development* Problem Resolution * Recruitment                                                                                                                   

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Premier Home Health Care of Massachusetts, Inc. Northborough, Pittsfield and Fall River MA

Regional Director, 2010-2016

 

  • Provided overall management and administration for three branch locations serving entire State of Massachusetts including evaluation of marketing and business development activities to achieve corporate objectives.
  • Contributed to the development of annual budgets of approximately $7M, projection models and subsequent P&L management.
  • Developed and executed plan to bring all branch locations into 100% compliance for all contracts.  
  • Decreased annual advertising costs by over 50% through the development and promotion of employee incentive programs.
  • Introduced new product line that resulted in 30% increase in sales within first year.
  • Increased overall branch gross margins by10% within a 2-year period.

  

Premier Home Health Care of Massachusetts, Inc. Worcester, MA

Branch Administrator, 2008-2010

 

  • Provided management and administration of the Worcester Massachusetts Branch that included ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as contract credentialing requirements.
  • Developed, implemented and monitored annual business plan including marketing and business development activities reflective of plan.
  • Created extensive marketing action plan resulting in 50% revenue growth within the first year. 
  • Expanded patient and paraprofessional census by 100%.
  • Improved company visibility by relocating branch from Worcester to Northborough in 2010.

 

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc., Lawrence, MA

Assistant Director of Home Care, 2004-2007

 

  • Contributed to the management and administration of  $40,000,000 state home care program including; budget analysis, program performance measures, compliance with all state policiesand regulations, ongoing staff supervision and performance appraisals.
  • Responsible for management of state home care contracts: facilitation of request for proposal process, negotiations, contract development, performance monitoring and vendor audits.
  • Introduced a new system for client co-payment collections resulting in a 50% reduction of overdue co-payments within the first year.
  • Cultivated strategic partnerships with senior housing executives that led to the development of the 

corporation’s first HUD 202 Senior Housing.

 

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc.

Project Manager, 1993-2004

 

  • Managed and administered state home care supportive services programs with a combined annual budget of $1,000,000+. Duties included budget analysis, program performance measures and compliance with all state and federal policies and guidelines.  
  • Co-authored corporation’s first $1,000,000 federal grant for supportive housing services and subsequent grants for additional program support over a 10-year period.
  • Designed and implemented innovative and cost effective model for supportive services developments leveraging resources to save significant amounts of money annually.
  • Expanded supportive services developments within the corporation’s territory by 75% within a 2-year period. 

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook

                                        

 

EDUCATION/LICENSURE

         

Master of Science, Springfield College                                                Licensed Social Worker (MA)

Bachelor of Science, Fitchburg State University