charge nurse longterm care facility resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Dedicated Registered Charge Nurse offers 13 years of patient care and advocacy. Seasoned in end of life care, rehabilitation, and long term care setting. Skilled in providing patient-centered care to diverse adult and geriatric populations. Highly skilled in charting, managing patient intake and discharges and monitoring care plans. Well-versed in promoting policies and protocols to achieve core measures. Demonstrated success in cultivating strong patient rapport to drive outcome goals. Pursuing a nursing position in a facility that will allow utilization of my expertise while also continuing to grow and advance in positve experiences.

Skill Highlights
  • Medication administration
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Patient Assessments
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Gastro-enteral nutrition (NGT, G-Tube, PEG)
  • Diabetes, Hospice, and Stroke Patient Care
06/2021 to 01/2022 Charge Nurse, Longterm Care Facility Dignity Health | Nipomo, CA,
  • Managed caseload of 22-44 clients, providing education and administering medications, treatments, IV therapy.
  • Coordinated care within multi-disciplinary team
  • Oriented and mentored new staff members
  • Assessed, planned, and evaluated patient care needs.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans
  • Advocated for needs of clients and their families
  • Monitored, recorded, and communicated patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders, and communicating with ancillary departments.
  • Cared for patients' wounds and changed dressings.
01/2021 to 06/2021 Nursing Supervisor Ascension (System Office) | Marlette, MI,
  • Provided age and culturally specific patient centered care in a long term care setting
  • Administered prescribed medications, treatments, and wound care as directed under supervision of physician when needed by floor nurse
  • Completed MDS assessments, monitoring any significant changes in condition
  • Implemented appropriate use and management of medical equipment and personal protective gear as required.
  • Assessed and coordinated patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Interviewed, hired, instructed and mentored employees and promoted high level of care quality to patients.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.
  • Initiated Admission process within charting system
06/2015 to 12/2020 Travel Nurse Friendship Village Retirement Community | Dayton, OH,
  • Delivered patient care for geriatric patients on numerous units.
  • Supervised a unit staff consisting of RN/LPN, CMA's, CNA's, and activities evaluating staffing requirements, floor assignments, and provided direction
  • Delegated staff duties
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases
  • Acted as patient advocate ; assessed patient's status and notified physicians of clinical changes. Coordinated services, treatments, and consultations
  • Implemented and evaluated nursing care plans
  • Protected patient confidentiality and promoted patient safety
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
09/2010 to 05/2015 RN Sacred Heart Care Center | City, STATE,
  • Infection Control RN-monitoring Immunizations, outbreaks, antibiotic stewardship, and compiling data for quarterly reports.
  • Evaluated staff performances and conducted employee audits regarding infection control practices and quality care
  • Utilized critical thinking and leadership skills to manage conflict, delegate, and assign care appropriately
  • Rounds Nurse-Liaised between patients, families, clinical staff, and physician to ensure continuity of care
  • Maintain and promote patient and staff safety
Expected in 05/2010 Associate of Science | Nursing Riverland Community College, Austin, MN GPA:

Riverland Community College

May 2010

  • Associates in Nursing, with honors
Certifications and Licenses

  • Registered Nurse, South Dakota- License #R048360 Exp 4/28/24
  • Registered Nurse, Minnesota-License #1984688 exp 4/30/22
  • Registered Nurse, Nebraska-license #79754 exp 10/31/21
  • Registered Nurse, Iowa-License #143854 exp 5/16/19
  • BLS Certification, #215412549211 exp 5/31/23

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School Attended

  • Riverland Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Nurse, Longterm Care Facility
  • Nursing Supervisor
  • Travel Nurse
  • RN


  • Associate of Science

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