Assistant Director Of Nursing And Staff Development Coordinator resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 11 years of experience in health care. I have experience working as a Unit Manager, and currently working as an Assistant Director of Nursing and Staff Development Coordinator at a long term rehabilitation facility.


Registered Nurse in the State of Florida

Skill Highlights
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Skilled problem solver

  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Familiarity with disease management programs
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Dementia certified
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
Professional Experience
Assistant Director of Nursing and Staff Development Coordinator, 02/2014 to Current
County Of Contra Costa, CaliforniaMartinez, CA,
  • Interim Director of Nursing for 2 weeks
  • Conducted on-the-job training classes and demonstrated principles, techniques, procedures and methods of Nursing.
  • Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained new staff annually.
  • Contributed to ongoing staff training sessions.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness.
  • Served as liaison between management, clinical staff and the community.
  • Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations.
  • Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
  • Participates in on call rotation.Monitored the nursing and operation of support departments to ensure that resident needs were met and facility was properly maintained.
  • Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development.
  • Monitored staffing patterns and nursing care hours for efficiency and made changes when necessary.
  • Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high quality care for patients and their families.
  • Completed daily rounds of the nursing department to verify that all nursing service personnel were performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility-wide health and safety.
  • Planned and organized staff development and orientation programs for nursing services.
  • Developed and arranged continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills.

Nurse Manager- Dementia Unit, 07/2013 to 02/2014
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.Prospect, KY,
  • Assessed need for ,ordered,obtained and interpreted appropriate lab test.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding health care teams.
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Develop[ed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Effectively managed clinical oversight for 52-bed unit.
  • Provide on-call are at all times of day and night.

Charge Nurse, 07/2012 to 07/2013
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.Salem, IN,
  • Assessed need for ,ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management
  • Increased unit productivity for a 30-bed dementia unit.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
Medical Assistant, 01/2007 to 2009
American Health Network/Dr. Steven Hott OB/GYNCity, STATE,
  • Assessed need for , ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Counseled and educated patients about reproductive heath issues and wellness. Expertise in STDs, HIV and family planning.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Made appropriate interventions by reading and interpreting fetal heart monitors.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Assisted Doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
Medical Assistant, 07/2003 to 12/2006
American Health Network/ Dr. Keith EnnisCity, STATE,
  • Doctor referrals Electronic charting patient vitals patient care administered injections administered immunizations performed well-child checks performed well-baby checks Monitored acute conditions.Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • documented patient histories.
Education and Training
Associate Degree of Science: Registered Nursing, Expected in 2011
MedTech College - Indianapolis, IN

Registered Nursing

Paramedic Certifications BLS - Basic Life Support PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support CPR certified through American Heart Association PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Hazmat Training: EMT, Expected in 2000
IvyTech Community College - Kokomo, IN

Emergency Medical Technician

  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Family Health Care
  • Acute care expertise
  • Committed team player
  • Infection control standards Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • OB/GYN experienceFamiliarity with disease management programs
  • Proficiency with computerized charting
  • Hospice and palliative care experience
  • Patient and family advocacy

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School Attended

  • MedTech College
  • IvyTech Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director of Nursing and Staff Development Coordinator
  • Nurse Manager- Dementia Unit
  • Charge Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant


  • Associate Degree of Science
  • Paramedic Certifications BLS - Basic Life Support PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support CPR certified through American Heart Association PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Hazmat Training

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