Dedicated RN with 28 years experience with 21 years in the surgical department. Experience in the Charge Nurse position acting as charge nurse previously covering for vacations and days off of the Charge Nurse and now acting as Interim Charge Nurse the past 3 months. I am confident and excited for this new position.
Strong clinical judgment
Problem resolution capability
Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
Scheduling for staff
Boarding Surgical Cases
Clear concise communicator
Interim Charge Nurse, 11/2016
to Current McClaren Oakland Hospital – Pontiac,
As the interim charge nurse I have assisted administration in complying with and department readiness the joint commission for safety and health compliance.
Paragon super user - creating doctors preference cards and maintain the records and update, change as necessary.
Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
Supervised and managed the daily activities of a clinical team consisting of 15 to 20 nurses, and support staff.
Investigated, provided and submitted information to Quality Department about special incidents, events, and complaints.
Establish staff schedules and assignments based on facility needs and equipment availability.
Continually improved knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback and self-identified professional developmental needs.
Circulating Nurse / Relief Charge Nurse Coverage, 03/1996
to Current McClaren Oakland – Pontiac,
Interviewed and assessed the patient for their surgical procedure
Completed the prep for the surgical room specific for the scheduled surgery and the surgeons preferences.
Assisted Anesthesia with induction and positioning patient.
Ensure sterile protocols followed for patient health and safety.
Accurate charting of the surgery
Covered for Charge Nurse for her vacations and days off
Associate of Science: Nursing, RN,
1988 Oakland Community College - Waterford,