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Director Of Nursing resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Registered Nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of management, critical care, environmental services. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in nursing industry.

Skills
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Behavioral Health
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Staff Evaluation
  • Quality Improvement
  • Shift Scheduling
  • Long-term Care
  • Medication dispensing
  • Relationship building and retention
  • Seasoned in medical clinical procedures
  • Training and development
  • Project oversight
  • Hiring and recruitment
  • Training and mentoring
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Staff Management
  • Computer knowledge
Work History
03/2019 to Current Director of Nursing State Of North Dakota | Grafton, ND,
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Worked closely with Director of Operations and Administrator to maintain department budgets and search for cost saving deals.
  • Participated in management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Planned and assigned workload for patient care needs for nursing staff to provide direct patient care.
  • Evaluated work performance of all nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 96-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 60 employees across more than multiple departments.
  • Participated in department head meetings weekly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges and residents, falls, reportables, and other.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Assisted with customized care plans, working with MDS staff, nursing staff, and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
06/2018 to 03/2019 Assistant Director of Nursing Five Star Quality Care, Inc. | Richmond, VA,
  • Managed quality assurance program, and performed daily QA tasks and follow up.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Participated in management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Assisted with staffing assignments.
06/2017 to 01/2019 RN, Critical Care Amita Health | Gulf Breeze, FL,
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Assisted patients initially and re-education to maintain current understanding of conditions and presentations.
  • Protected critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by limiting visitors, using proper PPE and using strong infection control procedures.
  • Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
  • Personalized bedside care and interactions based on cultural backgrounds of different patients.
  • Completed diagnostic tests and patient assessments to evaluate treatment progress.
  • Managed needs of chronically ill and acute patients with well-coordinated treatment strategies.
  • Documented work in Meditech and updated patients' charts with orders and observations.
  • Provided exceptional care to 1-3 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Recorded
01/2017 to 06/2017 RN-PCU Chi Health | Federal Way, WA,
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 1-5 patients daily.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
Education
Expected in 12/2016 Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK GPA:
Expected in 12/2016 Associate in Diversified Studies | Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK GPA:

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School Attended

  • Oklahoma City Community College
  • Oklahoma City Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Nursing
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • RN, Critical Care
  • RN-PCU

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate in Diversified Studies

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