Day 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 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Senior RN and outstanding performer in leadership and teamwork within the healthcare industry. Proven success in leadership, operational excellence and organizational development with keen understanding of elements of the healthcare business. Recognized for inspiring management team members to excel and encouraging creative work environments.

  • Current Illinois licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • Charge capturing
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Nurse scheduling
  • Charge tracking
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Preventative health
  • Acute care expertise
  • Chronic disease management
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Emergency Care
  • Venipuncture
  • Medical Records Management
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Safety
  • ECG
  • Respiratory maintenance
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Hemodynamics monitoring
Work History
04/2020 to Current
Day Charge Nurse Southcoast Health System Portsmouth, RI,
  • Resolved staffing problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Assist with Lexiscan stress tests.
  • Make rounds throughout the hospital and assist where needed.
  • Send daily report to administration.
  • Maintain an ongoing list of COVID PUIs.
  • Supervise RNs and techs in Med/Surg, ICU, ED, and OB on a daily basis.
  • Assist with starting IVs, admissions, and discharges as needed.
  • Assist with placement of admitted patients.
  • Respond to all emergency situations in all departments.
12/2006 to 04/2018
RN Staff Nurse Encompass Health Port Charlotte, FL,
  • Ordered, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care and discharge instructions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
03/1987 to 12/2006
CNA HSHS St. Francis Hospital City, STATE,
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to effectively alert supervisors of potentially unhealthy changes.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • 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.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
Expected in 01/1986
High School Diploma:
Litchfield High School - Litchfield, IL,
Expected in 12/2006
Associate of Science: Registered Nurse
Lincoln Land Community College - Springfield, IL
Expected in 08/2020
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT

ACLS certified

PALS certified

NRP certified

BLS certified

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School Attended

  • Litchfield High School
  • Lincoln Land Community College
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Day Charge Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • CNA


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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