charge nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Nursing Care Coordination
  • Team Leadership
  • Staff Supervision
  • Medication Administration
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Care Plan Management
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Care Coordination
  • Patient Care Assessment
Charge Nurse, 07/2019 - Current
Trihealth, Inc. Liberty Township, OH,
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Assessed unit patients from admission to discharge.
  • Participated in facility, regulatory and accreditation surveys and action plans to address deficiencies.
  • Complied with OSHA programs, maintaining safe and clean working environment.
  • Met with administrator to discuss patient care status, issues and information.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
Instructor, 07/2017 - 07/2019
American Psychological Association Boise, ID,
  • Observed and evaluated student performance and development and provided appropriate feedback on work.
  • Established objectives for lessons, modules and projects.
  • Upheld cleaning protocols to maintain safe environment.
  • Recorded daily attendance to maintain accurate and complete records.
  • Leveraged technology and provided instructional materials to facilitate active learning.
  • Coordinated and facilitated training, encouraging group participation and ownership.
  • Implemented instructional materials and curriculum to meet specific program needs.
  • Utilized syllabi to inform students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.
  • Evaluated performance of students and made provisions to meet learning needs.
  • Used electronic equipment and materials to develop and orientate technical skills.
  • Prepared instruction through lesson plans to address student's assessed needs, goals and objectives.
  • Kept classroom neat and orderly to reduce safety impediments.
  • Maintained accurate records to comply with federal, state and local standards.
  • Planned instruction to achieve objectives based upon student needs and established curriculum.
  • Provided orientation of buildings and class schedules to enhance self-advocacy skills in students.
  • Developed guides and course materials to reinforce lecture information and help students learn.
LPN, 08/2008 - 08/2017
Health Alliance Of Hudson Valley Wallkill, NY,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to high risk patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
Education and Training
LPN: Nursing, Expected in 08/1998
Arkansas State University - Beebe - Beebe, AR
Status -
: Nursing, Expected in
Maricopa Community Colleges - Gateway Community College - Phoenix, AZ
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: Allied Health, Expected in
Carl Albert State College - Poteau, OK
Status -
  • Completed coursework in ADN prerequisites.

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School Attended

  • Arkansas State University - Beebe
  • Maricopa Community Colleges - Gateway Community College
  • Carl Albert State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Instructor
  • LPN


  • LPN
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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