Assistant Director Of Nursing resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Texas Board-Certified Registered Nurse with over 7 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients . Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in the nursing field while driving innovation.

  • Administrative Processes
  • Leadership
  • Staff development
  • Time management
  • Training programs
  • Staff Development
  • Quality Improvement Activities
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Risk Management
  • Mental health
  • Organizational skills
  • Policy revision
  • Problem-solving
  • Medication Administration
  • Acute Care
  • Strong clinical judgment
Work History
Assistant Director of Nursing, 04/2019 - Current
City Of Louisville, Ky Louisville, KY,
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Planned and assigned workload to 40-person nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Evaluated work performance of 40 nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 112-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 40 employees across more than 3 departments.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Oversight of critical care residents
  • Proficient in managing employee health
  • Assisted in maintaining compliance in accordance with CMS
  • Employee Health Coordinator.
Pre/Post-Op Nurse, -
City Of Louisville, Ky Louisville, KY,
  • Coordinated care with MDS, Physicians, Therapist and nursing staff to maintain facility compliance and to provide excellent patient care.
  • Planned and directed activities within pre and post anesthesia care unit.
  • Monitored recovery status of patients post anesthesia, including airways, sedation, pain levels, and administered medications via IV lines.
  • Evaluated patient pain, nausea, difficulty breathing and fear and agitation in recovery room and employed various nursing interventions to manage vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Completed audits to ensure JACHO compliance and reduction of risk at discharge.
  • Implemented processes to elevate Performance Improvement measures.
  • Reviewed and input all risk (HPI’s) healthcare peer review incident reports and identified risk.
Assistant Director of Nursing, 09/2014 - Current
UHS - Behavioral Hospital Of Bellaire City, STATE,
  • Displayed effective administrative, management, and supervision skills of a 122-bed facility and 200 employees.
  • Served as the CNO in her absence.
  • Served as employee health coordinator.
  • Revised and initiated policies and procedures in various areas.
  • Led numerous staff development training programs and seminars.
  • Assessed patients' physical and mental status by analyzing complaints and symptoms.
  • Performed frequent ongoing assessments of patients' status to address changes or any abnormal changes.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
Behavioral Health Nurse/Medical Surgical Nurse, 07/2013 - 09/2014
UHS - Binghamton General Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provides mental health services to inpatient psychiatric patients, under direction of physician.
  • Charge Nurse of medical/psychiatric unit.
  • Performs physical examinations, provided intravenous therapy; complex wound care.
  • Collaborated daily with physicians and healthcare team to achieve optimum patient care.
  • Chairman of medication error prevention counsel.
  • Administered medications and assessed side effects, successes and failures of new medications.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
BSN: Nursing, Expected in 08/2020
The University of Texas At Arlington - Arlington, TX
RN license – State of Texas: , Expected in 2020
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A.A.S: , Expected in
Broome Community College - ,
A.A.S: Health Science, Expected in
Broome Community College - ,
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • ACLS

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas At Arlington
  • Broome Community College
  • Broome Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Pre/Post-Op Nurse
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Behavioral Health Nurse/Medical Surgical Nurse


  • BSN
  • RN license – State of Texas
  • A.A.S
  • A.A.S

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