registered nurse director of nursing since 2018 resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Caring Registered Nurse with 10 years of experience in various types of long-term and acute care settings. Proven ability to provide individualized care plans and help patients meet goals by delivering direct and effective patient care. Committed to increasing patient satisfaction and streamlining procedures. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Sterile and Aseptic Procedures
  • Acute Care/ Long term Care
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Family planning services education
  • Collecting vitals
  • Trauma recovery
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Medication Administration ( Give PO, rectal, vaginal, otic, optic, and IV meds,IM and SUB-Q Injections)
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Blood Administration
  • Ostomy Care
  • Wound Care (Wound cleaning/care experience, Wound vac, Colostomy Care and Maintenance)
  • Specimen collection
  • Catheter Insertion and management
  • Give meds per Gastrostomy tube and Nasogastric tube
  • Venipunctures
  • First Aid/CPR
  • COVID Relief
Work History
07/2011 to Current
Registered Nurse (Director of Nursing Since 2018) Crisp Regional Nursing And Rehab City, STATE,

Supervising nursing staff. Completing Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Rounds Staff Education via In-service Investigate complaints, grievances, and incidents. Staffing/Scheduling Evaluate needs of nursing staff and accommodate as needed.

Other Duties:

● Oversees RNs, LPNs and nursing aides, medical clerks and support staff

● Responsible for scheduling, assignments, performance evaluations and disciplining poorly performing employees

● Establishes employee policies and procedures

● Mentors nursing staff as needed

● Establishes nursing care standards based on best practices and latest research

● Ensures that patient care meets these standards

● Analyzes patient records to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of care

● Consults with physicians as necessary

● Handles complaints from patients or families

  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Planned and assigned workload to person nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Evaluated work performance of nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions and department issues.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Defined testing protocols, quality assurance initiatives and clinic policies and procedures.
01/2019 to 04/2020
Medical Surgical Registered Nurse (PRN POOL) Phoebe Putney Health System City, STATE,
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Managed pre-op and post-operative patient care by stocking medical supplies and preparing operating rooms.
  • Monitored patients before, during and after surgical operations to evaluate patient care and maintained aseptic techniques through.
  • Document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Care for COVID patients
01/2019 to 04/2020
Cardiac Stepdown Registered Nurse (PRN POOL) Phoebe Putney Health System City, STATE,
  • Assisted in diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, and cardiac dysrhythmia.
  • Administered medication, pain management and analysis of patient responses to interventions to improve individual performance.
  • Administered nursing care to cardiac patients undergoing diagnostic, therapeutic or emergency services.
  • Provided exceptional care to high acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Evaluating and treating patients.
  • Providing postoperative care.
  • Monitoring stress test evaluations.
  • Monitoring cardiac and vascular readings.
  • Supporting and motivating patients' lifestyle changes.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Expected in 12/2015
Associate of Science: Nursing
Darton State Colle - Albany , GA,
Expected in 05/2011
LPN : Nursing
South Ga Technical College - Cordele, Ga,
Additional Information

Served as Director of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing at Crisp Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Direct, oversee and evaluate all nursing personnel (registered nurses, LPN etc.) Guide staffing procedures. Set objectives and long-term goals for the nursing department. Organize and coordinate admission, nursing and patient care procedures. Develop and enforce policies aiming for legal compliance and high quality standards. Control budgets and monitor expenditures. Resolve issues and deficiencies when needed. Manage record-keeping procedures. Collaborate with other departments and professionals to streamline operations.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Darton State Colle
  • South Ga Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse (Director of Nursing Since 2018)
  • Medical Surgical Registered Nurse (PRN POOL)
  • Cardiac Stepdown Registered Nurse (PRN POOL)


  • Associate of Science
  • LPN

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