charge registered nurse resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Competent and caring registered nurse offering 9 years of coordinating and carrying out patient care in high-volume hospital environments. Demonstrated performing with speed and accuracy to assess patients, deliver treatments and delegate tasks. Proven history of advocating for patient needs and fostering top-quality care.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Decision Making
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Duty Delegation
  • Patient Assessments
  • Care Plan Management
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Treatment Recommendations
09/2019 to Current
Charge Registered Nurse American Renal Associates Wesley Chapel, FL,
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Monitored implementation of care plans for entire unit.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes and sepsis.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • 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
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Managed central lines, catheters and vascular access devices.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
03/2014 to 05/2019
Licensed Vocational Nurse Compassus Temple, TX,
  • 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.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, and introduced revisions to care plans.
04/2015 to 03/2019
Licensed Vocational Nurse Compassus Yuma, AZ,
  • Collaborated with physicians and staff in other disciplines.
  • Prepared charts for clinic patients, gathering hospital records and test results.
  • Carried out comprehensive care focused on patient needs and meeting care goals.
  • Followed up on diagnostic tests to verify completion and obtain results for treatment planning.
  • Triaged patients' issues based on stated symptoms, basic assessments and documented vitals.
  • Analyzed, collected and recorded patient health data.
  • Coordinated timely refills for patients' prescriptions by obtaining authorizations and transmitting paperwork.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Performed examinations on patients and asked thorough questions to best determine medical conditions and illnesses.
  • Ordered lab tests and interpreted test results and maintained patient records.
  • Delivered adequate care through non-traditional medical methods, including email and video chat.
07/2013 to 03/2014
Charge Licensed Vocational Nurse Human Good Los Altos, CA,
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
The University of Texas At Arlington - Arlington, TX
Expected in 07/2019 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio, TX,
Expected in 08/2013 to to
Bachelor of Science: Science
Texas A&M University - Central Texas - Killeen, TX
Expected in 12/2012 to to
Vocational Nurse: Nursing
Central Texas College - Killeen, TX
Expected in 08/2010 to to
Associate of Applied Science: General Studies
Central Texas College - Killeen, TX

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas At Arlington
  • Galen College of Nursing
  • Texas A&M University - Central Texas
  • Central Texas College
  • Central Texas College

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Charge Licensed Vocational Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Vocational Nurse
  • Associate of Applied Science

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