Chief Nursing Officer Charge Nurse Staff Nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Experienced RN and Nurse Manager with over 25 years experience within the medical field, particular expertise in Critical Care and Management in the hospital setting. Work very well under pressured emergency situations in addition to detailed patient assessments.

Exceptional maintenance of budget, staffing management, and quality improvement measures within standards of the Joint Commission.


Bachelor's of Science in Nursing

Registered in the state of Kansas and Missouri

Skill Highlights
  • Complex Wound Care
  • Ventilator Management
  • Phlebotomy/IV Therapy
  • Complex Disease Management
  • Microsoft Office (10+ years)
  • Process Improvement
  • Budget Management
  • Staff Recruitment
  • Case Management
Education and Training
Wichita State University Wichita, KS Expected in 2013 Bachelors of Science : Nursing - GPA : Wichita State University, Wichita, KS Bachelors of Science in Nursing, 2013
Mary Grimes School of Nursing Chanute, KS Expected in 2008 Associates of Science : Nursing - GPA : Mary Grimes School of Nursing/Neosho County, Chanute, KS Associates of Science in Nursing, 2008
Washburn Technical School Topeka, KS Expected in 1994 : - GPA : Washburn Technical School, Topeka, KS Licensed Practical Nurse, 1994
Washburn University Topeka, KS Expected in Master's of Science : - GPA : Washburn University, Topeka, KS Family Nurse Practitioner/Master's of Science Candidate, May 2017
Professional Experience
Methodist Health System - Chief Nursing Officer/Charge Nurse/Staff Nurse
Allen, TX, 09/2001 - Current
  • Direct or coordinate an organization's financial or budget activities to manage staffing operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity. Supervised up to 30 other practitioners and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Implement corrective action plans to solve organizational or departmental problems.
  • Utilization review meetings successfully conducted on a weekly basis with the Medical Director, to determine whether the health care diagnosis and treatment are appropriate for each patient.
  • Review, management, data collection, and reporting of quality measures for Joint Commission, based on National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Successfully managed patients with complex chronic co-morbidities.
  • Initiation and management of critical drips, moderate sedation, and leader of the shift Rapid Response Team.

Amedisys Inc. - Staff Nurse
Hyannis, MA, 08/2009 - 2011
  • Perform emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Manage patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses, and changing care plans accordingly.
  • Order, perform, or interpret the results of diagnostic tests and screening procedures based on assessment results, differential diagnoses, and knowledge about age, gender and health status of clients.
  • Treat complex wounds and/or superficial lacerations.
  • Perform administrative duties that facilitate admission, transfer, or discharge of patients.
  • Assess urgent and emergent health conditions using both physiologically and technologically derived data.
  • Discuss illnesses and treatments with patients and family members.
HCR Manor Healthcare - Licensed Practical Nurse
City, STATE, 1991 - 02/2001
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
Professional Affiliations

American Association of Critical Care Nurses


Participate in patient care conferences on admission/discharge & conduct staff in-services/education on a monthly basis


ACLS,BLS, EKG Interpretation, Cardiac Life Support, Budget Management, Corrective Action Plans, Cost Reduction, Critical Care, Education of Disease Management, Staffing Operations, Utilization Review, Educational Programs, Phlebotomy, IV Therapy, moderate sedation, critical drips

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School Attended

  • Wichita State University
  • Mary Grimes School of Nursing
  • Washburn Technical School
  • Washburn University

Job Titles Held:

  • Chief Nursing Officer/Charge Nurse/Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Bachelors of Science
  • Associates of Science
  • Master's of Science

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