ems nurse administrator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Patient-focused EMS Nurse Administrator offering 23-year nursing background driving evidence based quality patient care programs. Strong organizational, communication and multitasking abilities. Expertise in managing ALS and BLS EMS clinical operations, evaluating staff performance and developing EMS training programs. Dedicated EMS nursing professional with history of meeting department and agency goals, utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance critical and emergency care entities.

  • Policy and Program Development
  • Budget Development
  • Data Analysis
  • Process Implementation
  • HIPAA Guidelines
  • Clinical Quality Program Standards
  • Accreditation Coordination
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Medical Programs Implementation
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Patient care in critical care setting
  • Patient care in out-of-hospital transport setting
Professional History
EMS Nurse Administrator, 10/2017 to Current
Santa Barbara County Fire DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated with floor personnel, management and external partners to coordinate high quality ALS and BLS prehospital patient care.
  • Established new protocols and methodologies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 18 station ALS fire department, providing guidance and leadership to over 240 EMS certified firefighter personnel.
  • Defined training protocols, quality assurance initiatives and evidence based clinical care procedures.
  • Assessed clinical and operational metrics and adjusted training and clinical care plans to uphold quality standards.
Specialty Care Systems Manager, 09/2010 to 10/2017
Santa Barbara Co. Emergency Medical Service AgencyCity, STATE,
  • Developed and initiated county-wide STEMI System involving all ALS prehospital agencies and all hospitals within Santa Barbara County.
  • Functioned as Trauma System Manager for countywide Trauma System, including coordination of ACS verification and local accreditation of Trauma Centers, and all related system-wide quality improvement activities.
  • Coordinated Prehospital Quality Improvement projects, including defining scope, managing milestones and maintaining strong relationships with all prehospital and hospital stakeholders.
  • Oversaw development and implementation of countywide EPCR program (ImageTrend.)
  • Participated as Santa Barbara County representative on State of California Trauma, Quality Improvement, STEMI and EMS for Children Committees, attending annual regular meetings and participating in related projects.
  • Responsible for review and approval of Continuing Education Programs, EMT Training Programs, and Accrediting Paramedics to ensure local, state and national standards were met.
Flight Nurse - Rotor Wing, 05/2007 to 09/2010
CalSTAR Air AmbulanceCity, STATE,
  • Provided life saving interventions to patients encountered in both 911 response and interfacility transfer settings.
  • Performed wide range of specialized functions and complex assessments, diagnoses, therapies and emergency treatment of patients transported by rotor-wing aircraft.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acuity patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, central line management, complex IV pharmacological management and extensive wound care.
  • Assessed for and detected changes in status of patients and demonstrated proactive approach to rapidly solving patient crisis.
  • Planned, organized and positioned equipment and supplies for use in emergency conditions before, during and after transport.
  • Functioned as highly effective member of critical care flight team, utilizing CRM methodologies and strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Maintained flight medicine knowledge base by attending mandatory meetings, performing chart and equipment reviews, skills labs and clinical rotations and participating in continuing education sessions for care and transport of critically ill and injured patients
Clinical Nurse II Trauma, NICU & PICU, 05/1999 to Current
Santa Barbara Cottage HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Monitored high risk adult trauma, neonatal and pediatric patients, evaluated results and recommended further courses of treatment to quickly improve patient outcomes in critical care environment.
  • Stayed current with health system initiatives and incorporated evidence-based practice and research into care routine.
  • Provided patient centric care while supporting appropriate family involvement and participation in critical care setting.
  • Maintained all required certifications and trainings to function at high level of clinical care and response, including ventilator management, central line management, post-operative monitoring, resuscitation, and advanced therapeutic interventions including cooling therapies.
  • Specialty trained to function in role of Transport RN, facilitating transfers of critical patients from outlying facilities to higher level care settings.
Bachelor of Arts: Social Science/ Education, Expected in to San Francisco State University - ,
Associate Degree of Nursing – Registered Nurse: , Expected in to Santa Barbara City College - ,

Society of Trauma Nurses Member – Emergency Nurses Association Member – Natl Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators Member – Natl Association of Emergency Medical Technicians Member – Cal-Chiefs Southern California EMS Section Member - Cal-NEP Member - Advisory Board Alan Hancock College Public Safety Programs - Former Steering Committee Member – Assoc. of Science and Technology Centers

  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • NRP (former instructor)
  • STABLE (former instructor)
  • NAEMSE Instructor I & II
  • ICS 100, 200, 300, S190, S223, S359, 700, 800

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School Attended

  • San Francisco State University
  • Santa Barbara City College

Job Titles Held:

  • EMS Nurse Administrator
  • Specialty Care Systems Manager
  • Flight Nurse - Rotor Wing
  • Clinical Nurse II Trauma, NICU & PICU


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate Degree of Nursing – Registered Nurse

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