assistant director of nursing resume example with 20 years of experience

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Compassionate and insightful Registered Nurse seeking employment with your team. A healthcare professional with greater than 20 years nursing experience, with a comprehensive knowledge in various areas. Conscientious with a strong clinical background, organized, and ability to multi-task. Thorough understanding of pathophysiology and pharmacology of critically ill patients and proficient with assessing and treating in a fast paced settings. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration.

  • Professionalism
  • Critical thinking
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Patient Advocate
Education and Training
Brookline College Phoenix, AZ Expected in 2010 Bachelor of Science : Registered Nurse - GPA :
Maricopa Skill Center Phoenix, Arizona Expected in 2000 License Practical Nurse : - GPA :


NIH Stroke Certified

Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)

Open heart recovery

IV Ultrasound

Amita Health - Assistant Director of Nursing
Foley, AL, 11/2019 - 06/2021
  • Reviewed daily documentation of dispensing of controlled substances, immediately noting any discrepancies from shift to shift.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Recruited and hired intelligent clinical and administrative staff to bolster skills set of already talented team.
  • Oversaw new nursing employee orientation process, including explanation of personnel policies and individual duties.
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Monitored development, implementation and updates of individualized care plans.
  • Participated in multiple weekly and monthly meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
Trihealth, Inc. - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Dayton, OH, 06/2019 - 04/2021
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Triaged incoming patients and communicated with doctors to encourage timely attention to urgent situations.
  • Instructed patients and caregivers or friends on proper care of injuries after treatment, educating on proper medication use, dressing changes and signs of complications.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
Kindred Healthcare - Registered Nurse ICU
Hot Springs, AR, 08/2012 - 06/2019
  • Provide exceptional care to critically ill patient's post surgical intervention and status post open heart surgery. Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, and recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Respond to rapid response, in house emergent situations, and assumed patient care in absence of nurse.
  • Administer medications, intravenous fluids, and life supportive medications and monitored responses.
  • Delegating and supervising nursing staff when acting as the charge nurse with concurrent problem solving in ICU/MOSU
  • Preceptor to new grads.
  • Educate patient and families regarding disease process and treatment. Utilized the teach back method to ensure
Iconma, L.L.C. - LPN/RN
Lapeer, MI, 05/2001 - 08/2012
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Provided bedside care to patient's in the Medical Surgical unit, at times with a psychiatric background or in psychiatric distress.
  • Delegated tasks and supervised nursing assistants to provide compassionate care.
  • Collaborated with RN to establish goals and update careplans.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Monitored and communicated concerns to the RN to evaluate the stability of the patient.

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School Attended

  • Brookline College
  • Maricopa Skill Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse ICU
  • LPN/RN


  • Bachelor of Science
  • License Practical Nurse

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