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


Charge Nurse who has spent 4 years in the SNF and long term care environment. Ability to communicate effectively between residents families, physicians, and CNAs. Energetic and motivational leader dedicated to top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes.

Skills
  • Staff leadership
  • Quality assurance
  • Discharge Planning
  • Drug inventory management
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Inventory and restocking
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Electronic charting expertise
Work History
03/2020 to 09/2020 Nurse Unit Manager Life Care Centers Of America | Payson, AZ,
  • Supervised, directed and motivated high-quality performance from nursing staff.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, case managers and social workers.
  • Updated patient charts using MyUnity with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Reviewed department performance and adjusted coverage to compensate for changing conditions.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Investigated and independently resolved complaints from staff, physicians and patients by leveraging clinical judgment and unit management expertise.
06/2018 to 02/2020 LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. | Council Bluffs, IA,
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising Unit Manager.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Educated patients and caregivers of various available external resources to support wound management, disease management and medication administration.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Identified unit areas of inadequacy and adjusted procedures to close gaps and improve policies.
  • Documented all information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to Nurses and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
02/2020 to 02/2020 LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. | Dartmouth, MA,
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising ADON.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Documented all information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to Nurses and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Identified unit areas of inadequacy and adjusted procedures to close gaps and improve policies.
  • Managed nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
10/2016 to 03/2020 LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. | Draper, UT,
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising Unit Manager.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Documented all information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to Nurses and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Identified unit areas of inadequacy and adjusted procedures to close gaps and improve policies.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Managed JP drains, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
Education
Expected in 05/2020 Associate of Science | Allied Health Lee College, Baytown, TX GPA:
Expected in No Degree | LVN Lamar State College - Port Arthur, Port Arthur, TX GPA:
Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Arts | General Studies Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lee College
  • Lamar State College - Port Arthur
  • Joliet Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse Unit Manager
  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • LVN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • No Degree
  • Associate of Arts

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