LiveCareer-Resume

director of nursing resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Dedicated Registered Nurse proficient in skilled nursing, geriatrics and dementia/alzheimer's care. Demonstrates over 12 years of experience in the medical field. Well-versed in quality patient care, with a passion for creating a trusting and efficient care environment. Well-versed in promoting policies and protocols to achieve core measures and am able to demonstrate success in cultivating strong patient rapport to drive outcome goals.

Skills
  • Current Iowa licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Great relationship-building and problem-solving abilities.
  • Nursing staff management
  • Process improvements
  • Nurse Education and Training
  • Regulatory and Statutory Compliance
  • Clinical Operations Management
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Multidisciplinary Collaboration
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Policy updates
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventive health
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
  • Physical assessments
  • Employee Evaluation
  • Infection control measures
  • EMR / EHR
  • Staff supervision
  • Setting up referrals
  • Nursing Staff Management
Work History
Director of Nursing, 11/2020 to Current
Pacific Medical CentersEagle Point, OR,
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Planned and assigned workload to 15-person nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Reviewed and evaluated test results to suggest care and treatment options.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 40-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 35 employees across more than 3 departments.
  • Participated in daily management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Planned and assigned workload to 20-person nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Organized and facilitated daily department head meetings weekly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges and residents' Medicaid applications.
LPN Charge Nurse 2015-Registered Nurse 2020, 08/2015 to 11/2020
Cvs HealthRedding, CA,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to DON, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Cared for over 45 patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, daily medications and performed catheterizations.
Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse, 03/2014 to 11/2015
Stearns Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LlcGranite City, IL,
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
LPN Charge Nurse, 07/2012 to 07/2014
Grandview Heights Nursing And RehabCity, STATE,
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Worked with families, caregivers and patients to determine best options for treatment, diagnosis and prevention.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Delivered basic patient care and treatments, including taking temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsores and catheterizations.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
Education
Diploma: Practical Nursing, Expected in
Iowa Valley Community College - Marshalltown Community College - Marshalltown, IA
GPA:
Associates Degree: Nursing, Expected in 07/2020
Hawkeye Community College - Waterloo, IA
GPA:
Certifications

Registered nurse state of Iowa

Dependent Adult and Child Abuse certified

OSHA certified

Blood Borne Pathogen certified

Current CPR license

HIPPA certified

Nurse Supervisor course

Infection Preventist

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Iowa Valley Community College - Marshalltown Community College
  • Hawkeye Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Nursing
  • LPN Charge Nurse 2015-Registered Nurse 2020
  • Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Diploma
  • Associates Degree

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: