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interim nurse manager geriatric psych resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Organized Nurse Manager with 31 years of professional experience in acute care and mental health nursing. Dedicated to maintaining efficient, high-performance and quality-driven healthcare units. Well-versed in evaluating staff performance, conducting education programs and developing departmental budgets. Strong communicator and tactical planner with top skills in problem-solving and conflict management.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
03/2017 to Current Interim Nurse Manager Geriatric-Psych Homecall Of Stillwater Inc | Stillwater, OK,
  • Received and researched complaints from families, patients and clinical staff in order to resolve concerns to full satisfaction.
  • Helped floor nurses make care decisions by applying exceptional clinical judgment and knowledge of facility policies.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Kept close eye on department operations to maintain effective coverage of all needs.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for Gero-Psych unit, delivering leadership, assistance and management for staff of 30.
  • Coordinated employee schedules and job assignments.
  • Managed performance of nursing staff of 30 by reviewing task completion, prioritization and reports.
  • Recruited and hired intelligent clinical and administrative staff to bolster skills set of already talented team.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Participated in daily inter-disciplinary team meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for patients.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for patients and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
02/2016 to 03/2017 Interim Nurse Manager Alliance Health Midwest | City, STATE,
  • Helped floor nurses make care decisions by applying exceptional clinical judgment and knowledge of facility policies.
  • Completed weekly floor work to stay up to date on latest clinical practices and procedures.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Received and researched complaints from families, patients and clinical staff in order to resolve concerns to full satisfaction.
  • Kept close eye on department operations to maintain effective coverage of all needs.
  • Conducted group therapy sessions and educated patients in topics relevant to individual and family member care.
  • Evaluated patients' needs and preferences to create and update treatment plans.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for 20 bed unit, delivering leadership, assistance and management for staff of 40.
  • Managed performance of nursing staff of 40 by reviewing task completion, prioritization and reports.
  • Coordinated employee schedules and job assignments.
  • Improved patient outcomes through peer groups and client education.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for patients and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Participated in bi-weekly inter-disciplinary team meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Recruited and hired intelligent clinical and administrative staff to bolster skills set of already talented team.
12/1989 to 02/2016 Registered Nurse Integris Baptist Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2020 to to Master of Science | Nursing Administration The University Of Texas At Arlington, Arlington, TX GPA:
  • 3.93 GPA
Expected in 12/2008 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, OK GPA:
  • 3.88 GPA
Expected in 12/1989 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City, OK GPA:
  • 3.75 GPA

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School Attended

  • The University Of Texas At Arlington
  • Southern Nazarene University
  • Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City

Job Titles Held:

  • Interim Nurse Manager Geriatric-Psych
  • Interim Nurse Manager
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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