Deputy Commander For Nursing resume example with 14 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Seasoned Army Nurse Corps Officer offering 30 years of hands-on leadership and executive health care experience. Well-developed skills in team building, policy development, customer service, medical quality management and performance improvement initiatives. Extensive experience in recruiting, developing and managing clinical staff. Intelligent, insightful and excellent decision-making abilities and sound judgement. Ready to take on challenging, strategic level position.

  • Leadership
  • Healthcare administration
  • Team Building
  • Risk Management; Medical Quality and Safety
  • Patient Care oversight
  • Public Speaking
  • Mentorship; Talent Management
  • Program Development
04/2016 to 06/2018
Deputy Commander for Nursing City Of Houston, Tx Houston, TX,

Deputy Commander for Nursing and Hospital operations with the primary responsibilities of manning and training the organization for sustained, world-wide Clinical Operations in a 284-bed deployable hospital. Serves as the principle advisor to the Commander for nursing, ancillary services and hospital operations. Direct supervision of 13 assigned Army Nurse Corps Officers and 250 Enlisted personnel inplanning, organizing, and executing clinical practices and activities. Responsible for clinical competency, professional development, and readiness of hospital personnel. Provides oversight for quality improvement, risk management, redentialing, privileging, and implementation of professional standards. Ensures effective communication and collaboration with all staff officers to ensure the delivery of comprehensive hospital clinical operations. Serves as a liaison officer to MTFs, coordinates all PROFIS requirements and oversees the Medical ProficiencyTraining program. Serves as Hospital Commander in his absence.

02/2014 to 04/2016
Cadet Command Chief Nurse US Army Cadet Command City, STATE,

Served as a special staff officer and advisor to the Commander, US Army Cadet Command on the ROTC Nurse Program. Managed the ROTC Nurse Program. Provide policy and procedural guidance to subordinate headquarters. Monitored production, enrollment, and retention figures. Formulated new marketing initiatives. Assigned as Chief of Medical Operations Division. Responsible for providing mission support to Headquarters US Army Cadet Command and eight ROTC Brigades across the command. Lead medical planner in support of Cadet Initial Entry Training and Cadet Leader Course, and International Programs; training and providing medical support for over 4,500 Cadets at Summer Training.

03/2012 to 01/2014
Chief, Army Nurse Corps Branch U.S. Army Human Resources Command City, STATE,

Supervise and manage the worldwide assignment career and professional development of nearly 8,700 Army Nurse Corps officers both Active and Reserve Component.  Serve as the primary advisor to the Chief, Army Nurse Corps, the Chief, Health Services Division, and the Director, Officer Personnel Management Division on all Army Nurse personnel issues.  Works with commanders, chief nurses, Major Army Command and Army Medical Department leaders on policy implementation and officer career management. Manage al senior nominative assignments and boards to include command, promotions, and Senior Service School boards.  Supervise and direct the activities of 18 officers and civilian staff and provide them professional development activities.

05/2010 to 03/2012
Deputy Commander for Nursing US Ireland Army Community Hospital City, STATE,
Responsible as a Deputy Commander in an Army Medical Department Activity that provides health care for 318,000 beneficiaries within a six-state region.  Directs department activities involving over 300 personnel, with an annual budget of $7M.  Oversees all nursing activities for a 32-bed inpatient facility and 9 outlying clinics that provide medical readiness mobilization/demobilization processing, occupational health, chemical surety health and Training Doctrine based health care.  Facilitates quality of care using performance improvement principles and coordinates/collaborates with other disciplines on issues affecting nursing care. 
05/2008 to 05/2010
Deputy Commander for Nursing US Army Health Center City, STATE,

Serves as the Deputy Commander for Nursing for the US Army Health Center, Vicenza and Livorno, Italy consisting of over 290 personnel in a multi-national workforce.  Ensures high quality patient care for over 8,000 military, DoD and NATO beneficiaries with a clinic workload of over 64,000 visits per year.  Responsible for nursing services for 13 outpatient clinics and the Benicaso Mother and Infant Pavilion; 19 registered nurses and 46 enlisted and civilian staff.  Oversees the health center Performance Improvement plan, Patient Safety Program, Joint Commission Accreditation readiness, and Customer Service Program.  Ensures timely and high quality nursing services to Soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Unity.  Clinical consultant for the new $52M Health Services Center. 

05/2006 to 05/2008
Chief Nurse US Army Cadet Command City, STATE,
Principal Staff Officer and Advisor to the Region Commander on issues related to the Cadet Command Nurse Program.  The Region spans 20 eastern states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia and over 130 Schools of Nursing.  Innovate, plan, support and evaluate regional recruiting, marketing and retention operations that support the Army Nurse Corps' mission.  Train, mentor, and lead seven Brigade Nurse Counselors.  Serve as subject matter expert and resource for Brigade and Battalion Commanders.  Plan, evaluate and revise the Nurse Summer Training Program for over 100 nurse Cadets in Eastern Region.  Coordinate medical and medical logistic support for over 1,850 Cadets and cadre attending and supporting the Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox.  Promote and support the annual Nurse Educator visits to the Leader Development and Assessment Course/
05/2004 to 05/2006
Chief, Ambulatory Services USA Meddac Fort Drum City, STATE,
Chief, Ambulatory Nursing Services, US Medical Activity, Fort Drum.  Acts as nursing consultant for the Deputy Commander for Clinical Services on issues related to nursing support of patient care.  Directly responsible for supervision of nursing practice and management of nursing and ancillary personnel in 11 outpatient clinics, Conner Troop Medical Clinic, Occupational Health Clinic at Watervliet Arsenal and the Urgent Care Clinic , in an ambulatory care setting that serves 38,000 beneficiaries.  Officer in Charge, Medical Soldier Readiness Center, Fort Drum Power Projection Platform, mobilizing and demobilizing thousands of Soldiers preparing for world-wide deployments and redeployments for 10th Mountain Division and Reservists from five states.  Supervises 33 civilians, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, LPNs, medical clerks and ancillary staff. 
Education and Training
Expected in 2013
: Executive Skills Course
Army Medical Department - San Antonio, TX
Expected in 2011
Military Education Level 1: Department of Health and Human Services
DOD Senior Service College - Washington, DC
Expected in 2001
: Command and General Staff College
US Army Command & General - Leavenworth, KS
Expected in 1996
Master of Science: Administration
Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, MI
Expected in 1994
Combined Arms Services and Staff School - Fort Leavonwearth , KS
Expected in 1993
: Officer Advanced Course
Army Medial Department - San Antonio, TX
Expected in 1988
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Northeastern University - Boston, MA
Expected in 1988
: Officer Basic Course
Army Medical Department - San Antonio, TX

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School Attended

  • Army Medical Department
  • DOD Senior Service College
  • US Army Command & General
  • Central Michigan University
  • Combined Arms Services and Staff School
  • Army Medial Department
  • Northeastern University
  • Army Medical Department

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Commander for Nursing
  • Cadet Command Chief Nurse
  • Chief, Army Nurse Corps Branch
  • Deputy Commander for Nursing
  • Deputy Commander for Nursing
  • Chief Nurse
  • Chief, Ambulatory Services


  • Military Education Level 1
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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