nursing instructor resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Caring Patient-focused Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills and 7 years experience in 3 specialties: Neurology, Geriatric Special Needs and Psych Nursing


Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona, License number 188558

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2015-2017

CPR certified through American Heart Association 2015-2017

Skill Highlights
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Mobility assistance
Professional Experience
Nursing Instructor, 07/2014 - 09/2014
Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Billerica, MA,
  • Conducted student orientation for incoming ADN students. Provided didactic and/or clinical learning experiences for 8-25 students 36-40 hours per week. Prepared and delivered lesson plans based upon course objectives. Coordinated learning objectives from theory to clinical practice. Integrated course content and program objectives while providing leadership and organizational accountability. Maintained best practice utilizing evidence-based practice research. Successfully created/implemented private tutoring lessons and Test Taking Strategy Study Hall Sessions. Performed all tasks with a patient- centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Clinical Adjunct, 06/2010 - 06/2014
Lourdes University City, STATE,
  • Educated 12 pre-licensure nursing students in clinical 2 settings for 20-30 hours per week. Conducted student orientation for BSN students. Lead productive post-conferences. Systematically evaluated students at mid-term and course end. Assisted students with providing weekly care for 25-40 patients with psychiatric disorders in both community based and acute care settings. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community. Conducted simulation scenarios and student skills check offs to evaluate student progress. Collaborated with faculty in identification and invitation of preceptors for clinical sites. Successfully maintained a 99% NCLEX pass rate of students completing these clinical rotations.
Charge Nurse Supervisor, 06/2010 - 06/2012
Luther Home Of Mercy City, STATE,
  • Provided leadership, problem-solving, and effective team functioning for a 136-bed intermediate care facility for 36-40 hours/week. Identified safety hazards and initiated corrective actions. Acted as point of contact in emergent situations by successfully performing CPR on residents with developmental disabilities. Incorporated dignified end of life protocol and care for expired residents. Implemented facility policies and procedures. Supervised and evaluated implementation of resident's rights. Assumed responsibility for compliance with state regulations and Nurse's Scope of Practice. Acted as liaison between upper management and floor nurses while supplying feedback on employee performance. Successfully reorganized narcotic return protocol.
Registered Nurse Neurological ICU Step Down, 06/2008 - 06/2010
Toledo Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provide nursing care for Neurological ICU Step Down 36-40 hours per week. Administered IV therapy, medication administration, and vital signs. Conduct admit and discharge planning incorporating the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Accountable for processing physician orders and hourly rounding Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to provide patient safety and quality care to patients with epileptic seizures, strokes, post craniotomy and post back surgery.
Education and Training
BSN & MSN: Nursing, Expected in May, 2014
Lourdes University - Sylvania, Ohio MSN
Status -

3.8 GPA

Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society

Leadership in Nursing Award

Capstone: A Multi-faceted Approach to Reducing Teen Pregnancy

BA: Political-Science/Pre-Law, Expected in
Central State University - Wilberforce, Ohio
Status -

2.9 GPA

Member of Omega Psi Phi Sisterhood Organization

  • Member of Patient Satisfaction Team:Evaluate and improve patient care
  • Implemented Hourly Rounding protocol Quiet Time Visitation Hours
  • Peer Review Council: Professional development/selection of peers Assist with hiring/retention process Conduct panel interviews Promote debriefing sessions with critical care team members
  • 2008 Grand Rounds Presenter (Toledo Hospital) 2009 Topic: Neurological Disorders and Strokes
  • Melisa (Missy) Anderzack Endowed Nursing Scholarship (Graduate School): In recognition of exemplary leadership skills, zest for life, and passion for nursing.
Approach, art, conferences, content, CPR, diagnosis, leadership, nursing, organizational, policies, problem-solving, Quality, research, Safety, simulation, Strategy, tutoring
Additional Information
  • PERSONAL Date of Birth: December 18, 1970
  • Place of Birth: Toledo, Ohio, United States
  • Citizenship: American
Professional Affiliations

Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society, 2013 Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)-Research, 2013 BCLS Certification American Stroke Association American Academy of Neurology (AAN) National Institute of Neurological disorders and Strokes (NINDS)

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School Attended

  • Lourdes University
  • Central State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Nursing Instructor
  • Clinical Adjunct
  • Charge Nurse Supervisor
  • Registered Nurse Neurological ICU Step Down


  • BSN & MSN
  • BA

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