register nurse charge nurse med surg floor resume example with 15+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Motivated Medical Surgical Nurse offering 14 years of clinical experience. Patient and dedicated professional remains composed in tense environments. Dedicated to providing high-quality individualized care to patients. 13 years experienced in leadership as a charge nurse on same medical surgical unit. I believe in teamwork and consistent care to be a must in the final outcome of quality care for patients.

  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Health care consultation
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Patient relations
  • IV line administration
  • Patient assessments
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Infectious disease control
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Medical assessment
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Follow-up calls
  • Resource Allocation
  • Patient discharging
  • Diabetes management
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Patient discharge procedures
  • Patient Care
  • Prenatal care
  • Emotional awareness
  • Seizure management
  • Home visits
  • Compassionate STD care and counselor
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Community advocate
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Family and patient support
  • Immunization skills
  • SBAR communication
  • Hearing screenings
  • Patient Management
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Taking vitals
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Documenting vitals
  • Long-Term Care
Education and Training
Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC Expected in 07/2007 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 07/2010 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Haven Healthcare - Register Nurse/Charge Nurse, Med/surg Floor
Miami, OK, 11/2007 - Current
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Educated patients and families on medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain management.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Assisted with nursing duties in short-staffed areas.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Oversaw safety and compliance with patient confidentiality requirements.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Organized training and spearheaded clinical instruction to strengthen and develop staff competencies and patient care techniques.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in clinics.
Accor Hotels - Home Health RN Case Manager
Sonoma, CA, 06/2019 - 01/2021
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Administered compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Worked with vendors on provision of medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
Regional Health - Revenue Analyst
Custer, SD, 12/2018 - 06/2020
  • Developed new reports, updated existing reports and created routine reports based on defined requirements.
  • Analyzed data compiled from various sources and compiled into reports for submission to billing
  • Prepared reports in epic to compile specific data requested by teammates.
  • Compiled reports outlining financial information such as income, assets and liabilities for insurance and Medicaid to review for decision-making.
  • Performed data modeling to improve patient care.
West Side Living Center - Licensed Practical Nurse
City, STATE, 12/2005 - 11/2007
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 44 bed hospital.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.

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School Attended

  • Greenville Technical College
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Register Nurse/Charge Nurse, Med/surg Floor
  • Home Health RN Case Manager
  • Revenue Analyst
  • Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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