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critical care clinical nurse iv charge nurse 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
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Professional Summary

Recent Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner graduate with 20 year Critical Care nursing career and a passion for working with older adults. Experienced provider of expert holistic nursing care provision and leading highly effective teams in a fast-paced environment. Proven ability to skillfully manage complex patient care and challenging situations while maintaining calm demeanor. Successfully balanced full-time employment with graduate school education at Concordia University. Consistently developing strong relationships through empathetic and therapeutic communication, respectful attitude, fierce patient advocacy, and a patient-centered approach to health promotion and disease management.

Skills
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Patient Care
  • Teamwork / Collaboration
  • Treatment planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication Skills
  • Patient/Family Advocacy, Education and Instruction
  • Medical Coding
  • Policy and program development
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
Work History
Critical Care Clinical Nurse IV/Charge Nurse, 12/1998 to Current
St. Joseph HealthLakeport, CA,
  • Provide expert care and treatment to critically ill patients in 24 bed ICU
  • Educate patients and families on diagnoses, disease management, health promotion, and resources
  • Perform patient treatment according to urgency of condition to ensure effective and safe care to promote better outcomes
  • Expert level management of all critical care treatments and therapies
  • Developed and implemented Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) protocol for entire healthcare organization
  • Serve as TTM subject matter expert and resource for over 100 nursing staff. Lead process improvement committee and implement revisions to protocol and Order set
  • Delegated and prioritized assignments and nursing tasks based on individual staff strengths and expertise
  • Prioritized urgent and non-urgent patient and family needs and concerns calmly and effectively
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from emergency rooms and inpatient units to determine needs and prioritize care
Interim Nurse Manager, 10/2012 to 05/2014
ProHealth Care Inc.City, STATE,
  • Led 100+ nursing staff caring for critically ill patients in 24 bed multidisciplinary Intensive Care Unit
  • Implemented improvements to clinical approaches
  • Successfully managed $1.3 million Intensive Care Unit construction project while maintaining smooth workflow and safe environment for critically ill patients
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep work flows on task and interpersonal collaboration in tact
  • Investigated and independently resolved complaints from staff, physicians and patients by leveraging clinical judgment and unit management expertise
Assistant Nurse Manager, 05/2012 to 10/2012
ProHealth Care Inc.City, STATE,
  • Oversaw and managed 100+ clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Implemented process improvements in day-to-day functioning of Intensive Care Unit
  • Led and met time sensitive RN performance improvement objectives
  • Ensured provision of exceptional nursing care by staff
  • Resolved patient and staff issues and concerns through positive intervention
  • Proposed and implemented proactive and innovative cost reduction strategies
  • Created work schedules for multiple shifts to confirm complete floor coverage
Education
Master Of Science In Nursing: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Expected in 12/2019
Concordia University Wisconsin - Mequon, WI
GPA:
  • Graduate GPA 3.8
  • APN I Clinical Fall, 2018: Internal Medicine Clinic
  • APN II Clinical Spring, 2019: Family Practice Clinic
  • APN III Clinical Fall 2019: Urgent Care Clinic and Internal Medicine Clinic
  • Primary care of adolescent, adult and geriatric population
  • Procedures: Prostate exam, cerumen removal, ECG and X-Ray interpretation, joint aspiration and injection, sports physicals, PAP and pelvic exams, abscess I&D, suture placement and removal
  • Proficient and accurate physical exam, subjective information gathering, and lab and test interpretation to formulate logical differential diagnoses
  • Commended for interpersonal skills, communication, and ability to quickly establish rapport with patients and put them at ease
  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society recognition
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 1997
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
GPA:
Bachelor Of Science : Zoology, Expected in 1994
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Madison, WI
GPA:
Certifications
  • AGPCNP - BC (ANCC)
  • CCRN - Critical Care Registered Nurse (AACN)
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
Accomplishments
  • ProHealth Care $5,000 Nursing Academic Scholarship: 2017 & 2018
  • Nursing Excellence Award, Waukesha Memorial Hospital: 2012
Affiliations
  • AANP - American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • AACN - American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • ANA - American Nurses Association
  • WNA - Wisconsin Nurses Association

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School Attended

  • Concordia University Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison

Job Titles Held:

  • Critical Care Clinical Nurse IV/Charge Nurse
  • Interim Nurse Manager
  • Assistant Nurse Manager

Degrees

  • Master Of Science In Nursing
  • Bachelor Of Science In Nursing
  • Bachelor Of Science

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