Basic Nurse Assistant Educator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Motivated, enthusiastic with 8 years experience fostering a cohesive student learning atmosphere.  A challenging opportunity to teach as a Nursing Instructor in an educational setting, where my leadership, collaboration, and accomplishments will contribute to the success of the organization.
Professional Experience
01/2011 to Current
Basic Nurse Assistant Educator Coda Portland, OR,
  • Responsible for helping the development and competency of the nursing assistant student under the direction of the program coordinator. 
  • Responsible to demonstrate the competency/student return demonstration and evaluation of the competency.
  • Prepared students for State of Illinois Certification Exam-21 skills mandated by Illinois Department Public Health.
  • Instruction of Theory/ Lab simulation/ and Clinical Instruction.
  • Prepared and created test questions for CNA Exams
  • Initiated active learning in the classroom
  • Always ranked 4.0-4.5 out of 5 on student evaluations
01/2010 to 11/2010
Charge Nurse and Centering Pregnancy Group Facilitator Florida Cancer Specialists, P.L. Sarasota, FL,
  • Facilitate Centering Pregnancy Group through Nursing Assessment, Support and Education.
  • Teaching Prenatal Care a group setting.
  • Applying and supporting the principles of collaboration, creativity in interaction, critical thinking with patients and colleagues.
  • Attending department meetings and educational workshops for Centering Pregnancy.
  • Participate in a working committee for evaluation of program instruction and patient outcomes.
11/2008 to 01/2010
Nurse Manager /OB/GYN Clinic Coda San Francisco, CA,
  • Facilitated the implementation of the VNA Health Center OB/GYN Health Care Program through the coordination of services, policies, protocols, and compliance.
  • Focused on activities and grant requirements with the support of other management and staff for the VNAHC services.
  • Supervised and trained the VNA HC staff including nurses, medical assistants, phlebotomists and other staff in the OB/Gyn Dept.
  • to ensure clinic flow and effective nursing care.
  • Performed all the primary functions as a Health Center Nurse.
  • Recruited, interview, hired and evaluate all HC staff within the OB/GYN Department.
  • Completed performance appraisals, recommended raises and promotions and was responsible for disciplinary action and termination according to the VNA policy.
  • High employee retention.
  • Assisted in telephone and walk-in triage as necessary.
  • Reviewed chart audits, NP chart audits and MD peer review chart audits, proficiency testing and outcome audits.
  • Served on the committee for clinical policies, procedures and protocols for VNA HC.
  • Collaborated with providers regarding patient continuity of care and established a working relationship with all organizational staff.
  • Central Dupage Physicians Group Family Practice Winfield, Ill.
08/2007 to 10/2008
Staff Nurse Dental Care Alliance Holyoke, MA,
  • Assist physicians with exams and procedures.
  • Compiled patient history via Electric Medical Record, EPIC software.
  • Triage phone calls and consulted with physician via EMR.
  • Administered immunizations and vaccines per protocol, Provided Patient Education material.
  • Conducted procedures Nebulizer treatments, EKG's Phlebotomy, and spirometry.
  • Staffed Flu Clinics and nurse visits.
06/2005 to 07/2007
Triage/Staff Nurse Common Spirit Long Beach, CA,
  • Coordinated with physicians' exams and procedures.
  • Triage all phone calls and consulted with physicians.
  • Assessed and implemented proper patient care.
  • Performed routine phlebotomy in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • Rush-Copley Medical Group Aurora, Ill.
08/1996 to 06/2005
Lead Nurse Common Spirit Kearney, NE,
  • Supervised the Clinical Area.
  • Highly maintained all OSHA, JACHO, and HIPAA guidelines for the clinical staff.
  • Acted as Practice Manager and Benefits coordinator as needed.
  • Trained and orientated all new clinical staff.
  • Facilitated and maintained exceptional nursing skills of the clinical staff.
  • Performed yearly employee evaluations.
02/1993 to 04/1996
Staff Nurse Premier Health Care And Midwifery City, STATE,
  • Provided exceptional OB-GYN patient care in a clinical setting.
  • Assisted physicians and midwives with routine exams and procedures.
  • Triaged all phone calls and consulted with physicians.
  • Conducted patient education appropriate to each individual case.
  • Performed routine phlebotomy in accordance with aseptic standards.
  • Aurora Eye Clinic Aurora, Ill.
  • Ophthalmic Surgical RN.
03/1985 to 05/1987
Surgical Assistant Aurora Eye Clinic City, STATE,
  • First Surgical Assistant for Ophthalmic Surgical procedures in the hospital.
  • Maintained patient care from pre-op through postoperative care.
  • Conducted, maintained, and updated patient history.
  • Provided appropriate patient education.
  • Provided telephone triage.
06/1976 to 08/1980
Staff Nurse Dreyer Medical Clinic City, STATE,
  • Surgical Assistant in Ophthalmic surgery.
  • Performed ophthalmic testing in the medical office.
  • Facilitated patient education for ophthalmic surgery.
  • Triaged all phone calls.
  • Staff Nurse as needed for patient care in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Departments.
Staff Nurse Loyola Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Provided direct primary patient care on a medical unit: Geriatric patients.
  • Collaborated with the medical team and family.
  • Implemented the Nursing Process.
  • Provided patient education
Education and Training
Expected in 2017
Masters: Nursing
University of St. Francis - Joliet, Il
Expected in 2011
Trainer the Trainer Course for Certified Nursing Instructor for RNs*College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn, Ill.*RN refresher Course: Nursing
Waubonsee Community College - Sugar Grove, Ill.
Expected in 5/2018
Licensed Illinois Professional Nurse, Expires:
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Expected in
*Certification in Centering Pregnancy:
Centering Institute - ,
Expected in 2006
BS: Health Arts
University of St. Francis - Joliet, Illinois
Health Arts
Expected in 1975
ADN: Nursing
College of Dupage - Glen Ellyn, Illinois
§  Teaching: Education setting:  Group facilitation.
§  Experienced in several nursing settings, including Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, and Ophthalmology 
§  Nursing Supervisory Courses
§  Proficient in Microsoft Office §  Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Activities and Honors
2011 – 2018   Certified Nurse Assistant Educator Association
2011 - 2018    College of DuPage Academic Association
2013 – 2018   Sigma Theta Tau International
2016- 2017     American Nurses Association
1996 – 2005    American Association of Ambulatory Care Nurses
1976 – 1985    American Association of Operating Room Nurses    

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School Attended

  • University of St. Francis
  • Waubonsee Community College
  • Centering Institute
  • University of St. Francis
  • College of Dupage

Job Titles Held:

  • Basic Nurse Assistant Educator
  • Charge Nurse and Centering Pregnancy Group Facilitator
  • Nurse Manager /OB/GYN Clinic
  • Staff Nurse
  • Triage/Staff Nurse
  • Lead Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse


  • Masters
  • Trainer the Trainer Course for Certified Nursing Instructor for RNs*College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn, Ill.*RN refresher Course
  • Licensed Illinois Professional Nurse, Expires
  • *Certification in Centering Pregnancy
  • BS
  • ADN

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