nurse instructor resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Experienced nursing professional with proven teaching expertise and devotion to building up new nurses with skills necessary to excel in today's healthcare settings. Top-notch clinical expertise, sound judgment and strengths in workflow optimization and strategic planning. Vigilant and conscientious about isolating and resolving concerns.

Experienced Registered Nurse with advanced formal training in nurse education. Well versed in education program, curricula and lesson plan development. Focused on producing positive student outcome results when simultaneously providing high-quality care to patients. Enthusiastic teacher eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of course development and training in patient care delivery. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in impactful teaching.

University of San Diego San Diego, CA Expected in : Career Technical Education Teaching Credential - GPA :
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ, Expected in 04/2021 Master of Science : Nursing Education - GPA :
National University San Diego, CA, Expected in 11/2017 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
El Camino College Compton Center Compton, CA, Expected in 06/2012 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Clinical Instruction
  • Student Learning Support
  • Nursing Ethics
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Medication Administration
  • Nurse Education Program Development
  • Training Courses
  • Supervising Students
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Patient Care Activities
  • Academic Advisement
Work History
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health - Nurse Instructor
, , Los Angeles, CA 03/2022 - Current
  • Supported student educational, and vocational planning to help each optimize learning strategies and reap long-term career benefits.
  • Contributed educational and clinical expertise to help optimize training courses and boost student learning.
  • Strived to continuously update course strategies and content based on current trends and technological advancements in healthcare.
  • Oversaw laboratory and clinical environments to help students advance their knowledge and abilities.
  • Educated nursing students on successful methods for performing patient care delivery techniques.
  • Assessed student knowledge levels and abilities with detailed assessments.
  • Identified and assigned appropriate activities and projects to enhance student learning.
  • Prepared and delivered lectures to students
  • Maintained student attendance records and grades using Canvas.
  • Coached underperforming students to help meet clinical objectives
  • Prepared and administered weekly examinations to test student skills.
  • Monitored students' progress and provided formal evaluation upon completion of clinical placements.
  • Prepared course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Compiled, administered, and graded examinations to evaluate and record student comprehension levels.
St. Joseph Health - Registered Nurse II
, , Los Angeles, CA 07/2014 - Current
  • Managed patient care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients, and determined the next course of action.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and other conditions.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs,versus goals for treatment with available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques andcare standards, observing operational procedures while considering safety protocols.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, to reduce chances of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion, and airway management.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals while identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers on proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use, and disease management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - RN Staff Nurse
, , Long Beach, CA 12/2012 - 06/2014
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Communicate care progress to primary physicians effectively and timely.
  • Performance of PICC line dressing change and site management, blood glucose monitoring, medication reconciliation and administration using different routes as the physicians’ orders dictate.
  • Provided patient and caregiver education regarding environmental safety, use of adaptive devices, implementing fall precautions and activity of daily living (ADLs).

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School Attended

  • University of San Diego
  • University of Phoenix
  • National University
  • El Camino College Compton Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse Instructor
  • Registered Nurse II
  • RN Staff Nurse


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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