Director Of Nursing Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
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.

  • 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
11/2020 to Current
Director of Nursing Pacific Medical Centers Eagle 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.
08/2015 to 11/2020
LPN Charge Nurse 2015-Registered Nurse 2020 Cvs Health Redding, 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.
03/2014 to 11/2015
Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse Stearns Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Granite 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.
07/2012 to 07/2014
LPN Charge Nurse Grandview Heights Nursing And Rehab City, 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.
Expected in
Diploma: Practical Nursing
Iowa Valley Community College - Marshalltown Community College - Marshalltown, IA
Expected in 07/2020
Associates Degree: Nursing
Hawkeye Community College - Waterloo, IA

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

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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
  • Diploma
  • Associates Degree