clinical nurse manager float pool resume example with 12+ years of experience

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Focused Clinical Nurse Manager offering 12.5 years of success in leading highly effective teams while providing superior patient care. Well-versed in all aspects of patient care with a proven history of collaborating with medical personnel to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Dedicated to developing clinically competent, patient-focused nursing professionals. Energetic and organized with proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Meditech, and Epic.

  • Registered Nurse
  • Managerial experience
  • Clinical experience
  • Skilled in clinical interventions
  • Clinical staff management
  • Clinical team collaboration
  • Clinical leadership and supervision
  • Nurse collaboration
  • Clinical oversight
Clinical Nurse Manager - Float Pool, 08/2018 - 04/2020
Monarch Healthcare Management Dassel, MN,
  • Collaborated with management teams in order to implement and evaluate programs and services.
  • Evaluated performance of staff nurses, contributing to professional development.
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department while upholding acceptable nursing standards.
  • Established rapport with medical and clinical staff and administration.
  • Collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Supervised hiring, training and development of nursing and staff.
  • Conducted probationary and annual performance evaluations of all nursing staff.
  • Attended facility education workshops and programs.
Assistant Nurse Manager - Float Pool, 01/2014 - 08/2018
Penrose St. Francis Hospital City, STATE,
  • Supported Nurse Manager with employee development and care quality management.
  • Collaborated with physicians and other staff to maintain continuum of care.
  • Incorporated evidence-based nursing into practice environment.
  • Recruited, hired and evaluated staff to take corrective action and meet departmental goals.
  • Administered disciplinary action for employee performance deficiencies, infractions and conduct issues after consulting with employees and HR staff.
  • Created action plans for staff development and performance improvement.
  • Evaluated and resolved potential patient safety issues with consideration to age and disability.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
Registered Nurse - Float Pool, 01/2012 - 01/2014
Penrose St. Francis Hospital City, STATE,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on medical-surgical units with emphasis on orthopedics, urology, and gastro-intestinal post-operative, CIWA, cardiac, stroke, respiratory patients.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
Registered Nurse - Renal/Diabetic/Dialysis, 11/2007 - 01/2012
Penrose St. Francis Hospital City, STATE,
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Led patient care team and served as Nurse in Charge of Nurse Unit.
  • Delivered quality patient care and ensured rooms were maintained and compliant with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Leveraged nursing processes to identify patient needs.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer, and discharge processes.
  • Actualized and adapted strategies and care plans to drive patient outcomes and achieve recovery goals.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Completed clinical tasks while adhering to defined policies and procedures.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and CNAs while providing guidance and training to ensure proper care was administered to patients.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Advised, coached, and mentored experienced and student nurses, providing guidance and education on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Created patient care plans, monitored patients and participated in consults.
  • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on discharge instructions to maintain continuum of care.
  • Oversaw medication administration to 6 patients daily, monitoring and documenting responses.
  • Assigned daily tasks to nurses based on experience and strengths.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques, and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Nursing Leadership in The Health Care Systems, Expected in 04/2018
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2006
University of Colorado At Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, CO
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Certified Nurse Manager and Leader - AONL (American Organization for Nursing Leadership)

Current Basic Life Support for the healthcare provider\

Current Colorado Register Nurse License

Activities and Honors

Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Member, American Nurses Association

Member, Colorado Nurses Association

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • University of Colorado At Colorado Springs

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Nurse Manager - Float Pool
  • Assistant Nurse Manager - Float Pool
  • Registered Nurse - Float Pool
  • Registered Nurse - Renal/Diabetic/Dialysis


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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