assistant director of nursing resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) ready to work in an organization with a mission to improve the quality of life for patients and families with dignity, compassion and respect. Enthusiastic Registered Nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and compassionate care.

  • Compassionate, caring and dependable
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Clinical judgement skills
  • Hospice and palliative care experience
  • Patient/family focused
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • High level of autonomy
  • Leadership experience
  • Direct patient care/ education
  • Patient and family advocacy
Work History
04/2020 to Current
Assistant Director of Nursing Concorde Career Institute Mission, TX,
  • Evaluated work performance of 50 nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Participated in management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Introduced and implemented new testing and interpretation procedures to maintain standards of care and meet quality assurance benchmarks.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 32-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 50 employees across three departments.
06/2015 to Current
Registered Nurse Care Initiatives State Center, IA,
  • Worked on in-patient hospice unit at St. Vincent's hospital in Jacksonville, Fl and at Warner Center in Fernandina Beach, Fl.
  • Perform ongoing evaluations and assessments to revise initial plan of care as patient's needs changed during their stay on unit and documented appropriately.
  • Collaborate weekly and as needed with interdisciplinary team meeting with physician, nurse manager, chaplain and social worker to discuss patients and their needs.
  • Assist patients and family with compassion, respect and dignity. Educate patients and families on their disease processes and dying process if necessary.
  • Responsible for pain and symptom management. Collaborate with physician or nurse practitioner as needed.
  • Maintain patients comfort and quality of life.
  • Administer medications as ordered by MD or Nurse practitioner.
  • Comfort grieving family members and friends.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge
08/2013 to 06/2015
Registered Nurse Care Initiatives Avoca, IA,
  • Provided patient care and/or support nursing activities according to facility policies.
  • Performed vital signs, physical assessments, administering and monitoring medications and treatments.
  • Performed therapeutic and emotional communication with developmentally challenged patients.
  • Performed basic nursing skills to include urinary catheterization, feeding tubes, and ostomy care.
  • Performed IM, subcutaneous injections of medication, and invasive procedures.
  • Liaison between medical staff, patients, and family members. Critical thinking to include effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making Maintained EMR documentation.
  • Unique assessment skills acquired with nonverbal individuals and critical thinking skills utilized daily.
10/2012 to 11/2013
Registered Nurse Care Initiatives Centerville, IA,
  • Provided pediatric care and/or supported nursing activities according to site policies.
  • Performed patient evaluations and implemented care plans.
  • Administered Medication Transcribed and performed Physician orders including verbal and written.
  • Provided patient care such as weighing, physical exams, vital signs, dressing wounds, oxygen therapy, and nursing assessments.
  • Provided emergency care as needed.
  • Educated parents on wellness and procedures for pediatric patient.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Expected in 2022 to to
Master of Science: Nursing
South University - Savannah, GA

I have went to South University and did the RN-MSN Leadership program. Completed all course work, except for 120 hours of clinicals due to preceptor getting Covid. Will finish in early 2022.

Expected in 08/2012 to to
Associate of Science Degree: Nursing
Florida State College of Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL,
GPA: President\'s List & Dean\'s List several times during course of program.

Nursing President's List & Dean's List several times during course of program. Current licenses: RN9352056 Current Certifications: BLS through the American Heart Association.


Current licenses: RN9352056 Current
Certifications: BLS through the American Heart Association. Current

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School Attended

  • South University
  • Florida State College of Jacksonville

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  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse
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  • Registered Nurse


  • Master of Science
  • Associate of Science Degree

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