clinical psychologist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 25 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with self care and psychiatric disorders. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to home care, wound care and billing code. Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

Multilingual and fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish, offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity.

03/1983 to 03/2018
Clinical Psychologist American Psychological Association Woodbridge, VA,
  • Met with patients and provided diagnoses and consultations
  • Talked with family members when patients were unable to self-advocate
  • Wrote comprehensive goals and patient treatment plans
  • Diagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders
  • Developed comprehensive treatment plans focusing on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems
  • Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes
  • Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school
08/2009 to 03/2018
Nurse Department Of Defense Crane, IN,
  • Cooperated with upper-level management to maintain budget, operations and staff performance objectives
  • Managed audits to comply with all established regulations and guidelines
  • Mobilized off-site clinics, including handling all paperwork, collecting payments and managing biohazards
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands
  • Routinely audited charting to ensure conformance with best practices
  • Analyzed requirements for orthopedic implants to ensure educational preparedness for clients
  • Assessed training needs and created, authored and presented medical instruction to orthopedic implants
  • Worked closely with executives to administer operations, staff, resources and budget management
  • Oversaw audits to maintain compliance with local, state and federal healthcare regulations
  • Guided and educated new employees on company processes, protocols and filing systems
  • Provided clinical support and instruction for students during rotations.
  • Provided orientation, education and mentorship of sellers, circulating nurses and others staff members.
04/2008 to 04/2009
Nurse Department Of Defense Luke Air Force Base, AZ,
  • Inspected accounts receivable and payable ledgers
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support
  • Wrote reports, authored papers and organized supporting documentation
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated agreements between parties in order to reach win-win solutions to disagreements and clarify misunderstandings about medical materials and medications
12/1995 to 12/2008
Preceptorship Nurse Faculdade Uninove E Colegios Tecnicos City, STATE,
  • Provided clinical support and instruction for students during rotations.
  • Participated in planning, implementing and evaluating assigned courses for continued development of nursing curriculum.
  • Instructed courses in nursing to meet all educational requirements stated in credit course outline and board of registered nursing regulations.
  • Maintained current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance and student academic progress.
  • Developed and implemented instructional programs, tracking skill development and overall performance of students.
  • Designed personal clinical assignments consistent with student's knowledge base, competency and learning needs.
  • Contributed professional feedback in timely manner to student inquiries in class, online or during established consultation hours.
  • Observed and evaluated student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects and examinations.
  • Guided and supervised nursing students in all learning activities, including classroom, lab and clinical learning activities.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/1991
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
Faculty Paulistana of Letters And Sciences - Sao Paulo - Brazil,

I have a report of evaluation of educational credentials by Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.

Expected in 09/1995
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Guarulhos Obstetric And Nursing Faculty - Guarulhos- Brazil,

I'm validating a diploma.

Expected in 09/1991
Specialist in School Psychology: Licenciatura Plena (teacher)
Faculdade Paulistana De Ciencias E Letras - Sao Paulo-Brazil,

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School Attended

  • Faculty Paulistana of Letters And Sciences
  • Guarulhos Obstetric And Nursing Faculty
  • Faculdade Paulistana De Ciencias E Letras

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Nurse
  • Nurse
  • Preceptorship Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Specialist in School Psychology

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