clinical charge nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Seasoned registered nurse with an extensive 25-year tenure, specializing in delivering medical-surgical care across a wide range of specialties, including women's, general, and orthopedic populations. Effectively worked with diverse patient cohorts across multiple nursing units based on the hospital's needs, demonstrating adaptability and proficiency in managing varying healthcare demands. As a nursing professional, embodying values of integrity, ethical practice, and a profound sense of responsibility in providing patient-centered care, this healthcare provider strives to uphold the highest quality of healthcare standards. They bring a wealth of clinical expertise, leadership skills, and technical knowledge, while also serving as a mentor to new nurses, providing invaluable guidance and support to foster professional growth and enhance patient care outcomes. I am committed to upholding the values of the nursing profession and making a positive impact on the well-being of patients and the healthcare community.

  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Proficiency in performing clinical procedures
  • Strong sense of integrity and accountability
  • Adaptable to diverse patient populations
  • Documentation: Maintaining accurate and detailed medical records, documenting patient assessments, interventions, and outcomes.
  • Build a strong rapport with other healthcare professionals
  • Medical Technology: Utilizing and understanding medical equipment such as electronic health records (EHRs) and monitoring devices.
  • Adherence to Protocols: Following established policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure patient safety and compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Patient Education: Educating patients and their families on health conditions, treatment plans, and self-care practices.
Education and Training
St. Luke's College Sioux City, IA Expected in 05/1997 Diploma : Nursing - GPA :
Health First - Clinical Charge Nurse
Ormond Beach, FL, 02/2010 - 11/2013
  • Served as a leader and point of contact for nursing staff, coordinating activities, and delegating tasks to ensure efficient operations and optimal patient outcomes.
  • Collaborating with other healthcare professionals to promote interdisciplinary teamwork and effective communication.
  • Monitoring and assessing patient care activities, providing guidance to nursing staff, and intervening when necessary to ensure adherence to standards of care and patient safety.
  • Managed emergencies and critical situations with composure and critical thinking, taking appropriate actions to stabilize patients
  • Ensured compliance with regulatory standards, policies, and procedures, maintaining a safe and ethical practice environment.
  • Making patient assignments and adjustments based on patient acuity and workload demands.
Unitypoint Health - Registered Nurse
Canton, IL, 05/2004 - Current
  • Accurately implemented proper medication and treatment protocols, monitored patients for any potential adverse reactions and side affects
  • Provided compassionate and evidence-based nursing care to patients across diverse medical-surgical units.
  • Complied to the strict adherence of CDC infection control protocols to facilitate a safe, clean, and hygienic environment for both staff and patients
  • Established positive rapport with patients, fostering collaborative relationships to ensure the delivery of high-quality healthcare services
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Acted as a resource for nursing students and new staff, providing guidance and support in their professional development.
Holmes Regional Medical Center - Timeline
City, STATE, 05/2004 - Current
  • February 2017 - Present. Staff and Relief Charge Nurse - C4 Women's Surgical Care Unit
  • November 2013 - Present. Staff Nurse - C4 Women's Surgical Care Unit
  • July 2013 - November 2013. Staff Nurse - 7E Respiratory Care Unit
  • February 2010 - July 2013. Clinical Charge Nurse - C3 Skilled Nursing Facility/ Respiratory Ventilation Care Unit
  • September 2008 - February 2010. Staff Nurse - C3 Skilled Nursing Facility/Respiratory Ventilation Care Unit
  • January 2006 - August 2008. Staff Nurse - 6W Medical/Surgical/Orthopedic Unit
  • May 2004 - January 2006. Staff Nurse - 3N Medical-Surgical Unit
Mercy Medical Center - Timeline
City, STATE, 05/1997 - 04/2004
  • January 1999 - April 2004. Clinical Charge Nurse - Skilled Care Unit
  • May 1997 - January 1999. Staff Nurse - Skilled Care Unit

Vietnamese translator: Sioux Land Community Health Center and Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, IA

  • November 1993 - May 1997
  • Aid in translation and communication for all Vietnamese patients between physicians and supporting staff.
Vietnamese :
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated :
  • Received Daisy Award in 2012
  • Achieved Medical-Surgical Certification in 2010

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School Attended

  • St. Luke's College

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  • Registered Nurse
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