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Assistant Nurse Manager Ace Unit resume example with 16+ years of experience

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

Experienced, resourceful and hard-working nursing professional with 15+ years nursing experience bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and clinical knowledge. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care.

Skills
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Intake and discharge
Experience
01/2015 to Current
Assistant Nurse Manager - ACE Unit Masc Medical Ventura, CA,
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfation.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Supported Nurse Manager with employee development and care quality management.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and Leadership Development workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Collaborated with physicians and other staff to maintain continuum of care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to 24-bed acute care medical-surgical unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
12/2005 to Current
Emergency Room Registered Nurse Mission Regional Medical Center San Dimas, CA,
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Administered critical IV medications to stabilize patients for assessment and treatment.
  • Upheld patient safety standards by preventing unauthorized access or incorrect dosage administration.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Diagnosed and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
09/2004 to 12/2005
Medical Surgical Registered Nurse Penn Medicine Princeton Health City, STATE,
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to diverse patient care populations in both med-surg and emergency departments.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans. and monitoring patient reactions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2004
Associate of Science: Nursing
Mercer County Community College - New Jersey,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2021
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): Nursing
The College of New Jersey - Trenton, NJ
GPA:
Activities and Honors

Current Chair of Professional Development Committee.

Nominated for UMCPP Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award, 2016, 2017, 2018 , 2019.

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School Attended

  • Mercer County Community College
  • The College of New Jersey

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Nurse Manager - ACE Unit
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse
  • Medical Surgical Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

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