Clinical Leadership Immersion resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

BSN graduate with the primary goal of working as a psychiatric nurse. During clinical leadership immersion developed a strong empathy and passion for this vulnerable population with limited autonomy. Excelled at establishing trusting relationships, participating in effective therapeutic communication, and providing individualized patient-centered care. Demonstrated the ability to handle stressful situations, to remain calm during emotional or labile instability, and to advocate for patients while fostering self-empowerment. Proficient at conducting psychiatric nursing assessments with proven competency in carrying a patient load of 9 individuals. Thrived at performing both independently and collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams. Attended group sessions that offered insight into cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavioral therapies. Possess the understanding and appreciation for the importance of social and family support in treating and maintaining optimal mental and physical health.

Education and Certification
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, GPA 3.9: , Expected in 2013
Grand Valley State University - Allendale, MI
  • Accelerated Second Degree Program
  • NCLEX test date September 2013, HESI Score: 1018
Bachelor of Science in Biology, GPA 3.6: , Expected in 2011
Grand Valley State University - Allendale, MI
Associate of Science, GPA 3.9: , Expected in 2009
Grand Rapids Community College - Grand Rapids, MI
Basic Life Support, AHA: , Expected in
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  • Caring, compassionate
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Conflict management
  • Patient advocate, supportive
  • Observational awareness; SI, HI
  • Commitment, holistic care
  • Sensitive to vulnerabilities
  • Active listening, patience
  • Team collaborator
  • Communication
  • Adaptive to differing personalities
  • Detail oriented; Cerner, Epic, paper charts
Professional Experience
Clinical Leadership Immersion, 04/2013 - 06/2013
Forest View Psychiatric Hospital, 175 Hours City, STATE,

Full immersion into psychiatric nursing. Provided safe, quality care to both limited and high-functioning adults with various disorders. Conducted in-depth and routine assessments; administered medications; transferred orders; answered and directed phone calls; monitored and interpreted relevant lab values; collaborated and cooperated with physicians, PAs, dietitian, case managers, RNs, pharmacy, mental health workers, and housekeeping. Conducted a few discharges with education on illnesses, medications, and after care management. This was a rewarding and enlightening experience that spurred passion for a career in psychiatric nursing.

Clinical Rotation, ~100 hours, 02/2013 - 04/2013
Holland Hospital City, STATE,

First introduction to psychiatric nursing, CBT and DBT. Began to develop effective interactions and communication processes with patients. Documented and reflected upon nurse-patient verbatims; conducted in-depth, holistic psychosocial assessments; and developed relevant care plans. These skills enhanced the success of my chosen leadership immersion experience at Forest View.



Owner/Office Manager, 02/1994 - 05/2004
Orin's Well Drilling City, STATE,
  • Started, owned and operated a water well drilling business with my partner which required motivation, dedication, discipline and perseverance
  • Managed bookkeeping, accounting, budget and customers which required organization, multi-tasking and people skills
  • Compliance with rules and regulations of county health departments; submission of documented water well records requiring attention to detail
  • Member of GVSU Chapter of Student Nurse Association, 2012-2013
  • Tutored TRIO Upward Bound students for ACT test preparation, 2011
  • GVSU Teaching Assistant-Ecology Lab, 2009; supervised students with field projects, assisted in data analysis, mentored writing of scientific papers
  • Cafe Scientifique, Grand Rapids, 2008, participated in public forum for debating science issues, administered LISTSERV on upcoming topics and events
  • Mentored Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, the majority of whom had mental, behavioral or physical disabilities; co-led group badge activities, fund raising, and field outings; secretary and treasurer

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School Attended

  • Grand Valley State University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Grand Rapids Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Leadership Immersion
  • Clinical Rotation, ~100 hours
  • Owner/Office Manager


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, GPA 3.9
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, GPA 3.6
  • Associate of Science, GPA 3.9
  • Basic Life Support, AHA

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