Carrie Cooley, RN, MSN, Consulting Coordinator
Carrie Cooley, formerly a Senior Consultant and Project Specialist with Weatherbee Resources, Inc. is now the company’s full time Consulting Coordinator. Her operational, clinical, and regulatory expertise allows her to deliver uncompromising consulting services.
In her role as Consulting Coordinator, Carrie conducts clinical record audits for hospice organizations facing Additional Development Requests, writes independent expert cover letters to support technical and clinical eligibility for hospice care, and provides assistance and guidance throughout the appeals process. Carrie conducts comprehensive baseline assessment audits and mock surveys to assess regulatory compliance and identify potential risk exposures, and devises action plans to address problem areas. She also assists hospices with State and Federal compliance by drafting and implementing post-survey plans of correction and providing staff education.
Carrie provides interim management services and, as a member of Weatherbee’s Speaker’s Bureau, teaches a broad range of hospice and leadership-related topics nationally. Additionally, Carrie assists hospices with inpatient program development, staffing models, interdisciplinary retooling, and other strategic and process improvement initiatives.
Prior to joining Weatherbee Resources, Carrie was the Chief Operating Officer for a large hospice organization in the Southeastern United States. During her tenure, she increased the average daily census of her organization by initiating strategic plans and partnerships. Her expertise in billing, revenue collection, and expense management allowed her organization to realize exceptional profitability while maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction ratings. Carrie is also an expert in hospice acquisition aftercare, clinical care coordination, and leadership development.
Carrie is a registered nurse and holds a Master’s degree from Samford University with a specialty in nursing leadership and healthcare finance.