clinical nurse leader resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dedicated and knowledgeable Registered Nurse offering 8 years of hands-on patient care experience, as well as solid record of accomplishment in clinical coordinating roles. Broad-based history includes medical-surgical in orthopedics work. Focused on delivering high-quality services to support patients dealing with various and specific issues. Positive and upbeat with good listening skills and compassionate nature. Skilled at building patient and clinical staff trust, organizing supplies and managing crisis situations.

  • Patient care planning
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Recruiting and training
  • Clinical issues understanding
  • Unit administration
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Critical thinking
Clinical Nurse Leader, 01/2021 - Current
Atrium Health Midland, NC,
  • Provided strong leadership and guidance to nurses and pcts.
  • Mentored and coached nursing staff, listening to concerns and providing counsel.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with residents, physicians, hospital staff, patients and families.
  • Collaborated with department Director to correct problems and improve services.
  • Established rapport with medical and clinical staff and administration.
  • Assessed performance of nursing staff and built educational initiatives to enhance competency of teams and individual professionals at clinical and operational levels.
  • Delegated clinical and managerial responsibilities to staff.
  • Maintained quality care systems, standards and HIPAA confidentiality.
  • Collaborated with management teams in order to implement and evaluate programs and services.
  • Educated patients about treatment care plans.
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department while upholding acceptable nursing standards.
  • Conferred with physicians during rounds, advised each on condition of patients and coordinated necessary diagnostic assessments to accomplish patient care goals.
  • Attended facility education workshops and programs.
  • Engaged in quality control, reviewing charts for accuracy on a daily basis.
  • Contributed to newly hired nurse and pct training within orientation programs.
  • Assisted in rolling out new EMR-CERNER to entire nursing staff in a timely fashion.
  • Contributed with EMR-CERNER new hire orientation class on a monthly basis.
Registered Nurse, Orthopedic Unit, 12/2014 - Current
Gundersen Health System West Union, WI,
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on a 14-bed medical-surgical unit.
  • Coordinated and evaluated interdisciplinary care for patients.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Prepared for Joint Commission reviews, assisting with required evidence to be submitted.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Helped patients manage pain and recovery processes with medications and non-pharmacological interventions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Monitored surgical sites for signs of infection and maintained optimal wound hygiene.
  • Taught patients how to use devices, care for wounds and prevent complications with proper care.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Updated physicians on patient lab/diagnostic test results and assisted in developing care plans.
Registered Nurse, 05/2021 - 11/2021
Journey Care Rogers Park, IL,
  • Maintained quality care systems and standards and implemented medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004
Nicholas Senn High School - Chicago, IL,
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2013
City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College - Chicago, IL
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2014
Purdue University Calumet - Hammond, IN
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  • Led team to achieve consistent high patient satisfaction scores, earning recognition from upper management.
  • Created easy to read guidelines for newly acquired EMR system and distributed to all nursing staff house-wide.
  • Contributed to Joint Commission program re-certification in 2017, 2019 and 2021.

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School Attended

  • Nicholas Senn High School
  • City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College
  • Purdue University Calumet

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  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Registered Nurse, Orthopedic Unit
  • Registered Nurse


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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