Charge Nurse Compasionate Care Home Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Support needs of my patients with unsurpassed clinical knowledge and interpersonal communication skills. Kentucky-licensed healthcare professional passionate about providing culturally-competent assistance to every patient. Excellent problem-solving, charting and quality assurance management skills.

Proven history of success in optimizing patient care as well-qualified and highly experienced Program Manager

. Minimize hospital stays through detailed focus on internal systems and individual patient needs.

Focused on boosting utilization and department operational efficiency.

I feel I have the experience and expertise suited the position of Contact Tracer and could be a asset for this most of important endeavor

Experienced Nurse with over 35 years of experience in nursing Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements.

  • Medical record auditing
  • Process evaluation
  • Documentation proficiency
  • Patient care planning
  • Communication Skills
  • Team Player
  • Hard Worker
  • Compassionate
  • Dedicated
  • Leadership Skills
  • Service orientated
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
Work History
04/2017 to Current Charge Nurse, Compasionate Care Home Common Spirit | Goodyear, AZ,

Provide care and comfort for individuals facing end of life.

Responsible for pains and symptom management.

Identify patient and family needs., Partnered with Hosparus on patient progress, to determine best options for treatment

Educate and orient new employees and volunteers in care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety

02/2004 to 09/2016 Palliative Care Coordinator Norton Healthcare | City, STATE,

Developed the Palliative Care Program for Norton Hospital. Provided the point of access to palliative care services.

Performed the patients initial assessment: Communicated with the Palliative Care physician and with the referring physician as needed.

Identified patient and family needs, ensuring the provision of palliative care services and continuity of services with other providers during hospitalization and at discharge.

Tracked all outcomes and measures associated the Palliative Care Program as directed, trended and tracked all results and compared to quality benchmarks and financial targets .

Trained and mentored numerous Medical Students, Nursing , Social Work, and Chaplains students about Palliative Care

02/2008 to 09/2009 Lead Nurse Case Manager Darnall Medical Center | City, STATE,

US Army Nurse Corp, LTC Colonel, mobilized for Operation Iraqis Freedom- Responsible for tracking soldiers who were returning from overseas deployment and experiencing emotional and psychological distress.

Initiated and created a patient referral system.

Gathered and recorded patient health information and data to assess, identify and provide mental assistance to soldiers .

Collaborated with soldiers and providers for care needs to determines priorities of care.

Served a total of 34 and a half years in Army Reserves ,

Positions held: Chief Nurse and Acting Commander for the 5010th USAR Army Hospital based at Bowman Field Retired in 2010

01/1990 to 02/2004 Program Manager Intensive Outpatient Program Norton Health Care | City, STATE,
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 20-bed Adolescent Psychiatric unit, providing direct care patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
Expected in 05/1974 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Murray State University, Murray, KY GPA:

Minor in Psychology

Completed 12 hours towards Masters in Nursing Administration of Louisville


Honor Volunteer Bell Award 1992

Woman of the Year-Derby Chapter American Business Association 1992

louisville Defender Black Achiever Representing norton Health care 1993,2005

Norton Psychiatry Employee of the Year 1994, 2003

Norton health Care Nurse of the year 1995

Make a Difference award 2004,2005, 2006- Norton Health Care

Army Achievement mental 1985-1989-1991- 2005-2009

Meritorious Service Award Medal 2001,2006,2010

Have presented numerous Continuing Education Program on Mental Health Topics and Palliative Care


CPR Instructor (1982-2015)

Mentor University of Louisville for Minority Nursing Students

Cancer Tumor Board Committee Member 2004-2016

Norton health Care Ethics Board Member 2004-Present

Board Member Advisory Council Hosparus Of Louisville 2005 -2018

Board Member Pastoral Advisory Council Norton Health Care 2005-Present

Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care

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School Attended
  • Murray State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Charge Nurse, Compasionate Care Home
  • Palliative Care Coordinator
  • Lead Nurse Case Manager
  • Program Manager Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Bachelor of Science

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