Susan Seeley, RN, MSN, NEA-BC
Susan Seeley has over 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry both as a nurse leader and as a clinical consultant with a focus on patient care services and regulatory compliance.
As a consultant, Susan is experienced in conducting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Joint Commission (TJC), Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) mock surveys and improving client hospitals’ accreditation survey preparedness through on-site education.
She has prepared organizations for continuous survey readiness by implementing ongoing teams to continue regulatory compliance after mock surveys and assists organizations with writing and implementing successful Plans of Corrections for EMTALA, Infection Prevention and other CMS and Joint Commission survey deficiencies. Susan has also performed assessments of quality programs and reviews of clinical operations, the structure and function of medical staff committees and implementation of peer review quality plans.
Prior to becoming a full-time consultant, Susan spent 19 years as Chief Nursing Officer at Florida rural hospital while working part time for the parent company as a clinical consultant for their 200+ hospitals. In this role, she also had several other departments she was responsible for including Infection Prevention, Pharmacy Services, Nutritional Services and Quality.
Susan earned her Master of Science in Nursing Administration and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She is a Registered Nurse and holds an Advanced Nurse Administrator certification through the American Nurses Association. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and has been an invited presenter at several panels and seminars, where she has spoken on the topics of nursing practice and the accreditation survey process.