public health registered nurse resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Highly regarded Registered Nurse offering more than 20 years of expertise. Drive, and hardworking true team player successful at participating in community events and public speaking ventures. Background working with public healthcare organizations involved in community outreach. An effective mentor and natural leader focused on fostering positive and collaborative organizational culture. Dedicated to promoting health among at-risk populations through education, special services, and preventive health care. Adaptable and resilient with strong attention to detail, clinical expertise, and emergency response experience. Bringing a 20-year record of success in nursing and desiring the Public Health Nurse Manager position with the Benton County Health Department.

  • Met with local officials at community events and established lasting relationships which helped to promote better overall collaboration when crises arose.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Authored primary documentation used to educate Benton County schools, businesses, and community members regarding COVID-19 protocols.
  • Tailored and integrated Federal and State COVID-19 guidance to assimilate with Benton County's expectations and recommendations.
  • Collaborated on the development and implementation of Oregon's COVID-19 notification mobile app.

  • Attention to Detail and Organized
  • Critical Thinker, Decision Maker, and Clear Communicator
  • Creative Problem Solving and Healthcare Program Planning
  • Patient support and advocacy
  • Compassionate, and Caring
Work History
08/2020 to Current Public Health Registered Nurse Kaiser Permanente | San Juan Capistrano, CA,
  • Provided extensive materials and answered questions as County Liaison to Oregon State University during COVID-19 pandemic, while advising on protective measures.
  • Prevented illness by educating public on healthy practices to stop disease.
  • Assumed responsibility for COVID CD Team in absence of department manager.
  • Educated community members about environmentally-related health issues.
  • Met with members of public and local leaders at various community events and discussed ways to reduce communicable disease transmission.
  • Provided extensive materials and answered questions from public during COVID-19 pandemic, while advising on protective measures.
  • Supervised performance of 6 clinical staff, identifying areas requiring immediate improvement.
12/2016 to 02/2019 Ambulatory Surgery Center Manager State Of Idaho | Salmon, ID,
  • Implemented process improvement to shape organizational culture, optimize procedures for higher efficiency, and help the company evolve and grow.
  • Managed work and performance of more than 25 employees.
  • Introduced new methods, practices, and systems to reduce turnaround time.
  • Managed daily operations of TCC ASC, orchestrating forward-thinking strategies to accomplish profit and expansion goals.
  • Supported top-level decision-making and strategy planning, forging productive relationships with top leaders and serving as a key advocate for various personnel issues.
  • Trained new employees on proper protocols and customer service standards.
  • Launched staff engagement, gender diversity, and cultural programs in addition to a robust reporting tool that increased operational quality.
10/2004 to 02/2016 Charge Nurse, Operating Room Good Samaritian Regional Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care before, during, and after operations to promote positive outcomes.
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes, and treatment implementations.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health, and organizational regulations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Identified unit areas of inadequacy and adjusted procedures to close gaps and improve policies.
  • Directed patient care activities, guided and trained RNs, LPNs, and residential advisors during shift.
  • Supervised and managed daily scheduling, tasking, and administration.
  • Coordinated nursing care through staff assignments, assisting surgeons, monitoring patient orders, and communicating with ancillary departments.
  • Assessed team members' workloads and pitched in to help in areas where need was most evident.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
10/2003 to 10/2004 Staff Registered Nurse Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition, and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures, and nursing best practices.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health.
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care, and discharge instructions.
  • Educated patients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management, and lifestyle options.
Expected in 09/2022 to to Bachelor of Science | Public Health Nursing Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
Expected in 06/2002 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Linn Benton Community College, Albany, GPA:
Expected in 06/1992 to to High School Diploma | Philomath High School, Philomath, OR GPA:
  • Rotary International
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Oregon Nurses Association (ONA)
  • Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
  • Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN)
  • Licensed Registered Nurse - 2002- Current
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • A-IPC (Associate – Infection Prevention and Control)
  • Certified Post Anesthesia Nurse (CPAN)
  • Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse (CAPA)
  • Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN)

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Linn Benton Community College
  • Philomath High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Public Health Registered Nurse
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center Manager
  • Charge Nurse, Operating Room
  • Staff Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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