clinical care leader resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Energetic and motivational Clinical Nurse Leader who oversees Labor and Delivery, Postpartum and Nursery departments. Extensive experience educating, training and mentoring nursing staff in order to develop high quality nursing teams. 
  • Patient Education
  • Nurse Orientation and Mentoring
  • Employee Counseling and Discipline
  • Protocol Design and Development
  • Problem Solving
  • Change Management
  • Staff Scheduling
  • Facilitating Communication betwen providers and across disciplines 
  • Certified in Maternal Newborn Nursing
  • Intermediate Fetal Monitoring
  • Breastfeeding Education
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • EPIC, Cerner and Centricity
10/2017 to Current Clinical Care Leader Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center | City, STATE,
Promoted to Clinical Care Leader within organization. In addition to Charge Nurse responsibilities listed below:
  • Oversee clinical activities for Labor and Delivery, Postpartum and Nursery departments consisting of 65+ employees. 
  • Coordinates and collaborates patient care needs with appropriate members of the healthcare team to achieve desired clinical outcomes
  • Directs and manages clinical training of nursing staff.
  • Coaches, counsels, and develops nursing staff to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care.
  • Designs nursing schedules to assure optimal staffing in Labor and Delivery, Nursery and Postpartum departments.
  • Develops policies and protocols according to most current clinical evidence.
  • Interviews and hires new staff.
  • Acts as a resource person across the multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with health care team and works to eliminate communication barriers. Serves as a liaison between physicians, families, nursing staff and ancillary departments.
  • Activity participates in unit Shared Governance Committee.
  • Serves as unit representative on hospital EMR Improvement Committee and Downtime Committee.
03/2014 to 10/2017 Clinical Nurse II/Charge Nurse Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Provided comprehensive and quality nursing care including assessments, planning, implementation, and evaluation in Labor and Delivery, Nursery and Postpartum departments.
  • Assisted with examinations and procedures, performed tests, administered medications, and observed, evaluated, reported, and documented any changes in patient condition.
  • Cared for laboring mothers including fetal monitoring of labor and assisting providers during deliveries.
  • Assisted with procedures including epidural insertion and administration, vacuum extraction, bedside vaginal repairs.
  • Circulated in OR during Cesarean Sections and High Risk Procedures.
  • Provided post-operative monitoring and care.
  • Coordinated staffing in Labor and Delivery, Postpartum and Nursery to maintain patient safety and satisfaction.
  • Certified in Maternal Newborn Nursing
  • Preceptor to newly hired staff nurses to develop proficiencies according to organizational policies.
  • Provides prenatal patient education and tours to prepare patients and family members for the birth process and hospital stay.
  • Possess technological proficiencies covering a wide variety of computer devices and applications including EPIC, Cerner and Centricity.
  • Unit EPIC Champion.
  • Participates in Shared Governance Committee to improve departmental efficiency and patient outcomes.
  • Prepared written protocols and policies to improve departmental efficiency.
  • Mentored new graduate nurses
  • Promoted to Clinical Care Leader.
01/2013 to 01/2014 Clinical Nurse - Postpartum Northwest Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Care for postpartum mothers and their newborns including the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.
  • Manages care of newly delivered infants for the first hours after delivery to promote adequate transition and adaption from intrauterine to extrauterine life.
  • Documented patient assessments and interventions utilizing Centricity EMR program.
  • Incorporated the latest evidence and variety of instructional methods to provide patients and caregivers with the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver post discharge care.
01/2002 to 01/2009 President/Owner Dawn Kirschner Real Estate PA | City, STATE,
  • Sold over $18 Million annually in residential real estate.
  • Designed marketing campaigns to promote properties to purchasers.
  • Negotiated sales contracts to terms amenable to buyers and sellers.
  • Trained, motivated and managed a team of six sales agents.
  • A member of the Master Brokers' Forum, a select group of the top 1% of real estate agents in Broward County, FL.
Education and Training
Expected in August, 2016 to to Master of Science | Nursing Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah GPA:
Expected in February, 2015 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah GPA:
Expected in May, 2013 to to Associate of Science | Nursing with Honor Broward College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida GPA:
  • American Nurses Association
  • Virginia Nurses Association
  • Certified in Maternal Newborn Nursing 
  • Intermediate Fetal Monitoring
  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • STABLE Certification
  • NRP Certification
  • Breastfeeding Education
  • Registered Nurse, State of Virginia, Compact License #0001248166

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • Western Governors University
  • Broward College

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Care Leader
  • Clinical Nurse II/Charge Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse - Postpartum
  • President/Owner


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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