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charge nurse resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
01/2003 to Current Charge Nurse Encompass Health | Montgomery, AL,
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
  • Managed patient admissions and hospital discharges to various settings, including home care, rehabilitation or self-care.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors while providing guidance and training to ensure proper care was administered to patients.
  • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
01/2003 to 01/2016 Staff Registered Nurse St. Joseph Health | Levelland, TX,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
01/2003 to 03/2013 Acute Hemodialysis Registered Nurse American RenalAssociates | City, STATE,
  • Administered medications to 4-6 patients per day as directed by individual treatment plans.
  • Collected and analyzed patient data before, during and after treatments and documented all information in patient medical records.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to [Number]-bed acute care medical-surgical unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
Education and Training
Expected in to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Mount Carmel College Of Nursing, Columbus, OH GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 to to | Masters of Health Administration Wright State University, Dayton, OH GPA:

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School Attended

  • Mount Carmel College Of Nursing
  • Wright State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Staff Registered Nurse
  • Acute Hemodialysis Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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