assistant director of nursing resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with over 15 years of experience in the nursing field. Experience as a nursing director. Also  experience as a supervisor in a long term and rehab facility. Highly skilled in geriatric care, including care of quadriplegic patients. Fluent in Spanish and English.


Register Nurse in the State of Florida, License number RN 9412658.

Skill Highlights
  • House supervisor
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Medication administration expert
  • Wound care specialist
  • Quadriplegic care
  • Vent and tracheostomy
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
Professional Experience
03/2018 to Current Registered Nurse Corecivic | Yuma, TN,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
08/2017 to 12/2017 Assistant Director of Nursing Caring Place Healthcare Group | Loveland, OH, Manager of all personnel including registered nurses to certified curses assistants. Supervised risk management and staff developer programs. Assisted as needed to make sure that the facility was operating at potential.
02/2016 to 07/2017 Register nurse Us Oncology, Inc. | Rockwall, TX,
  • Supervise nurses and nursing assistants 
  • Assist with new admissions
  • Audit weekly skin checks and documentation
  • Quarterly assessments
  • Monitor expired medication in medication carts
  • Solve problems and follow up with complaints
03/2014 to 01/2016 LPN Hca | Rocky Hill, CT,

In home care for quadriplegic on a vent. Performed suction as needed. Total care involving medications and breathing treatments.

09/2005 to 04/2014 LPN Hca | Roxboro, NC,

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Acted as a patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Tested glucose and administered injections. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

Education and Training
Expected in 2015 Associate of Science | nursing Carleen Home Health Care, Plantation, FL GPA:

Graduated from Carleen Home Health School as a Register Nurse with an Associate Degree from Indian River State College as a License Practical Nurse. 

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School Attended

  • Carleen Home Health Care

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Register nurse
  • LPN
  • LPN


  • Associate of Science

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