charge nurse ambulatory surgical unit resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Skilled, harding working and service oriented Charge Nurse with twenty year background including eight years in Nursing Leadership, seeking to bring talent and expertise to growing organization. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Offering a solid background in surgical, endoscopy, family practice, emergency and trauma environments supervising RNs to deliver exceptional patient care and nursing support. Highly observant, detail-oriented and dedicated to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare.

  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Organizational skills
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Staff scheduling
  • Improving clinical quality outcomes
  • Clinical education
  • Complying with regulatory guidelines
  • Unit leadership
Education and Training
Oakland Community College Waterford Twp, MI, Expected in Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Registered Nurse License - 2001
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association 2021
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2021
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2021
  • I am trained to do all ancillary training for staff at Beaumont West Bloomfield Surgical Center
Gritman Medical Center - Charge Nurse, Ambulatory Surgical Unit
Moscow, ID, 01/2015 - Current
  • Coordinated weekly work schedules for all department employees.
  • Managed patient flow and directed nurses and doctors to ensure medical assignments are completed on time.
  • Partnered with nurse manager to raise standards of practice by monitoring, analyzing and correcting staff performance.
  • Managed clinical staff work hours, sick days and vacation time.
  • Interviewed applicants and made recommendations for new hires.
  • Improve policies and procedures through development, implementation, revision and evaluation of new protocols.
  • Participate with resident level physicians, nurses and medical students to deliver quality inpatient, outpatient and surgical patient care.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with department heads to plan cases for upcoming week.
Henry Ford Hospital - Clinical Coordinator Emergency Department
City, STATE, 10/2009 - 01/2015
  • Participated in departmental policies updates and oriented staff to facilitate adoption of changes.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Monitored quality assurance program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
Beaumont Hospital - Triage & Resource Nurse Specialist
City, STATE, 11/2006 - 10/2009
  • Educated patients relative to health care urgency and community resources available to meet needs.
  • Answered incoming patient calls, gathering history and symptoms to determine scope of medical complaints.
  • Analyzed discussed symptoms with established protocols to determine patient acuity.
  • Documented services discussed and provided details in electronic medical records.
  • Communicated triage information to primary care team to discuss disposition.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Collaborated with Quality Team to develop outcomes statistics.
  • Consistently led team to achieve patient satisfaction scores greater than 94 percentile, earning recognition from upper management.
  • I have proudly served and participated on several committees throughout my career. I have served as President of Professional Nurse Council, Magnet Nurse Council, Cardiology PNC Representative, Resident Admission Council.
  • Nominated three times for Nursing Daisy Award by peers.

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School Attended

  • Oakland Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Nurse, Ambulatory Surgical Unit
  • Clinical Coordinator Emergency Department
  • Triage & Resource Nurse Specialist


  • Associate of Applied Science

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