Title: Minimum Data Set Coordinator
Company: Sutton Park Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation
Location: New York, New York, United States
Lorenza “Lori” G. Urmeneta, RN, BS, MS, Minimum Data Set Coordinator at the Sutton Park Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care administration.
Since 2017, Ms. Urmeneta has excelled as the Minimum Data Set (MDS) coordinator for the Sutton Park Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She holds specific expertise in MDS, which is a measurement tool for standardized assessment and care management in nursing homes. From 2011 to 2017, she garnered experience as an MDS coordinator for the Jamaica Hospital Nursing Home.
Ms. Urmeneta began her career as a registered nurse supervisor for the emergency room and intensive care unit at Metropolitan Hospital, positions she held for nearly a decade. Throughout her professional pursuits, she worked for Calbury Hospital, the Williams Bridge Nursing Home, the Jewish Home and Hospital, and the Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Living. Ms. Urmeneta also served as the resident director for the Daughters of Jacob nursing home.
In preparation for her career, Ms. Urmeneta attended the Ocampo School of Nursing in the Philippines and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1962. In 1965, she completed postgraduate training in the operating room. Ms. Urmeneta concluded her higher education at the College of New Rochelle in 1979, graduating with a master’s degree in human services. Alongside her formal degrees, she is a registered nurse in New York and a certified Patient Review Instrument Assessor. She also holds credentials in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Basic Life Support.
Ms. Urmeneta attributes her success to her persistence, perfectionism and commitment to lifelong learning. She hopes to continue contributing to the healthcare industry for as long as she is able, keeping up with changes to the MDS system and the nursing field. In her spare time, Ms. Urmeneta enjoys knitting, needlepoint, gardening and doing crossword puzzles.
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