clinical resource leader rn 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: - - - -
Professional Summary

I am a highly trained adult and pediatric trauma/emergency room nurse. I have been lucky enough to have been a traveling nurse and able to work in a number of different states. I have been a full time charge nurse with assistant nurse managerial responsibilities for the last 12 years. I am highly motivated and love experiencing new things and getting to know new people.

Work History
02/2009 to Current
Clinical Resource Leader RN Altamed Montebello, CA,
  • I am the direct supervisor to over 100 staff members. I handle the recertification process which entails me getting the staff's required certifications scanned into our system and over to human resources.
  • I am responsible for delivering disciplines and creating action plans for them.
  • I am involved with the mentoring and preceptor process. I assign preceptors for nursing students, paramedic students, military students and new RNs, BHTs, HUCs, and PCTs.
  • I also delegate and create patient assignments for adult, pediatric ED and trauma patients.
  • I am in charge of payroll for all of these individuals and any others who are transferred into our department. I transfer staff out to different cost centers, code all timecard entries, keep track of absences and vacation requests and have all of these timecards ready for processing every two weeks. We use the Kronos system.
  • I helped the department educator for a few years as she was between three different facilities. I would make sure to get all of the new hire orientation packets out to new staff, monitor the progress and completion of the packets then collect them and get them to the department educator. Upon her review she would then give them back to me so I could file them in the employee files which I maintain as well for the department.
  • I helped to maintain the trauma mentorship program precepting new staff to the trauma room. This involved pairing staff up with a trauma precptor, giving them an educational binder with forms to complete and turn back in upon completion.
  • I am part of a committee that evaluates the EM residents.
  • I also take part in the care of adult, pediatric and burn emergency department and trauma patients.
  • Cultivated warm and compassionate atmosphere for patients, pre-hospital staff and medical staff.
  • Provided patients with information on various topics such as good nutrition, lifestyle changes, exercise and side effects of medication.
  • Mentored newly hired nurses on facility's processes and procedures while providing valuable feedback and positive reinforcement.
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions of all staff, and updated clinical supervisors and department manager with current information.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Accurately documented using EPIC treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
02/1999 to 02/2009
RN Altamed Santa Ana, CA,

I was a traveling nurse who worked in level 1 pediatric and adult emergency rooms across the country,

I also precepted new students and staff and did relief charge at several different facilities.

06/1997 to 02/1999
RN Trinity Health Systems Inc Mohall, ND,

I was an adult and pediatric emergency room nurse.

I precepted new staff and was a full time charge nurse.

  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
06/1995 to 06/1997
CNA Jewish Hospital Louisville City, STATE,
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • I was a CNA on a cardiac ICU floor with patients who had just received CABGs, valve replacements and transplants.
Expected in 05/1997 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Eastern Kentucky University - Richmond, KY

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  • Eastern Kentucky University

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