Lizbeth Kinkead, MBA, RN-C

Professional Discipline:
• Nursing (RN)

Special Qualifications:
• 2000:  ANCC , Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Certification
• 1995-2002:  Director of Quality Management, Metro Boston Area Office, Department of Mental Health, Massachusetts
• 1992:  M.B.A. Degree,  University of Massachusetts, Boston, Ma.

CMS Experience:
• 2002 – Present:    Licensing Surveyor, Department of Mental Health, Massachusetts

Hospital Experience:
 • Licenser, Dept of Mental Health – 60 inpatient units/hospitals/locked residential programs statewide.
• Monitored 3 year SAMSHA State Incentive Grants for Restraint Reduction in Louisiana and Kentucky
• Restraint Reduction Consultation, Utah State Hospital, Provo Utah Restraint Reduction Consultation, NY City HHC
 • 1993-1995:  Director of Quality Management, Cambridge Site Office (, Department of Mental Health, Massachusetts  (Included oversight of  Utilization Management of the Cambridge Hospital 17 Bed Inpatient Replacement unit.)
• 1979-1981:  Charge Nurse, Weld County General Hospital, Greeley, Colorado
• 1977-1979:  Charge Nurse, Bay Area Hospital, Coos Bay, Oregon

Community Experience:
• 1995 – 2002:  Dtr. of QM, Metro Boston • supervised area DMH residential Licensers, Human Rights Coordinator, & Community Investigations Manager
 • 1989 – 1993:  Director of Case Management, Metro Boston Area

Consulting Interests:
• Restraint Reduction
For Customer Contact:
• Home State: MA
• CV Available Upon Request