clinical nurse manager resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Patient-oriented with experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

  • Nurse Leadership
  • Patient Health Information Access
  • Operational Standards
  • Staff Performance Evaluation
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Clinical Issues Understanding
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Recruiting and Training
  • Floor Assignments
  • Problem Identification
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Patient Care
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • HIPAA Guidelines
Work History
03/2022 to Current Clinical Nurse Manager Willow Valley Retirement Communities | Willow Street, PA,
  • Supervised team of 40 nurses, surgical technicians, and supportive staff.
  • Oversaw training, staffing and education of all nurses and surgical staff.
  • Oversaw admissions and discharges and scheduling of nursing staff.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment, expected outcomes and discharge instructions, serving as advisory resource to patients and families to facilitate recovery.
  • Counseled families to improve communication.
  • Reviewed charts weekly to complete quality control checks.
  • Evaluated nursing staff's performance and developed education programs and professional development opportunities to improve individual and team competencies, clinical knowledge and delivery of care.
  • Introduced initiatives based on staff education, infection control audits, safe medication administration and proper wound care to achieve unit and facility goals.
  • Interacted effectively with department managers to promptly correct problems and improve services.
  • Administered performance evaluations and probationary reviews to assess nursing personnel.
10/2021 to 03/2022 Charge Nurse State Of Kentucky | Carlisle, KY,
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders, and communicating with ancillary departments.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Supervised and managed daily scheduling, tasking, and administration.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health, and organizational regulations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Conducted daily shift briefs to inform staff of changes in patient care assignments.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
01/2021 to 10/2021 Operating Room Registered Nurse Catholic Medical Center | Manchester, NH,
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Provided effective bedside care to patients before and after procedures to deliver comfort.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Sanitized, selected and organizing instruments, equipment and supplies according to surgeon preferences.
  • Monitored patients' vital signs and administered medications per physician orders or good practices.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Utilized sterile techniques and infection-control guidelines to maintain clean and safe environment.
  • Coordinated with surgeons and staff to deliver safe patient care during operations.
08/2020 to 01/2021 Pre-Op Nurse Houston Eye Associates | City, STATE,
  • Responded to distress and adverse indications to prevent emergent conditions and stabilize patients.
  • Administered medications and IV fluids to monitor reactions, side effects and adverse effects.
  • Monitored blood pressure and heart rate of patients with cardiac issues and high cholesterol to detect irregular heartbeats and hypertension.
  • Evaluated patients to detect contraindications before anesthesia or scheduled surgery.
  • Created warm, supportive atmosphere to keep patients feeling safe and comfortable immediately before and after surgery.
  • Communicated medical information and discharge instructions to patients and families.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Documented treatments delivered, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints, and current symptoms.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Expected in 12/2021 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing University of Houston - Victoria, Victoria, TX GPA:
  • magna cum laude graduate
  • 3.8 GPA
Expected in 05/2020 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Alvin Community College, Alvin, TX GPA:
  • cum laude graduate
  • 3.6 GPA
  • Dean's List Fall 2018 - Spring 2020
  • Licensed Registered Nurse: 990673 - Texas Board of Nursing
  • ACLS, PALS, BLS Certified

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School Attended

  • University of Houston - Victoria
  • Alvin Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Nurse Manager
  • Charge Nurse
  • Operating Room Registered Nurse
  • Pre-Op Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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