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Registered Nurse Unit Manager resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

NY State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 10 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in LTC and Rehab care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Geriatrics while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Workflow Optimization
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Catheters
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Long-Term Care
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Intake and discharge
  • Patient discharging
  • Wound care specialist
  • Patient Care
  • Documenting vitals
  • Taking vitals
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Diabetes management
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Immunization skills
  • Body mechanics knowledge
Education and Training
North Country Community College Saranac Lake, NY Expected in 06/2008 : LPN - GPA :
North Country Community College Saranac Lake, NY Expected in 06/2010 Associate of Science : Registered Nurse - GPA :
HANYS New York, Ny, Expected in 09/2014 : Certificate in Palliative Care - GPA :
Omnicare Infusion Services Ticonderoga, NY, Expected in 02/2014 : Cert. For Essentials of Infusion Therapy - GPA :
School of Public Health/University of Albany Rensselaer, NY, Expected in 10/2013 : Cert. For MDS 3.0 Beyond The Basics - GPA :
School of Public Health/University of Albany Rensselaer, NY, Expected in 09/2013 : Cert. For MDS 3.0 Introduction - GPA :
InterLakes Health Ticonderoga, NY, Expected in 06/2013 : Cert. of Prefessional Competence - GPA :
Wesley Health Care Center Saratoga Springs, NY, Expected in 05/2013 : Wound Care Cert. - GPA :
Wesley Health Care Center Saratoga Springs, NY, Expected in 05/2015 : Cert. Bringing Revised NPUAP Guidline To Bedside - GPA :
Institue For Brain Potential Burlington VT, Expected in 05/2015 : Calming An Overactive Brain - GPA :
Experience
Ingleside At Rock Creek - Registered Nurse/Unit Manager
Washington, DC, 04/2018 - Current
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in 32-bed long-term care unit.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
Camp Recovery - Nurse Manager
Lebanon, PA, 05/2012 - 04/2018
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Helped floor nurses make care decisions by applying exceptional clinical judgment and knowledge of facility policies.
  • Received and researched complaints from families, patients and clinical staff in order to resolve concerns to full satisfaction.
  • Kept close eye on department operations to maintain effective coverage of all needs.
  • Managed performance of nursing staff.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
Caris Healthcare - Registered nurse
Sevierville, TN, 01/2010 - 05/2012

Monitor patients' responses, including skin color, pupil dilation, pulse, heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, ventilation, or urine output, using non invasive techniques.

Remaining currently up to date and licensed in airway management, administering emergency fluids or drugs, or using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.

Administered medications in a timely and proper manner as prescribed by the physician

Monitored possible side effects of medications

Educated patients to prepare them for discharge

Assessments of full body for admission and discharges

Created Personl Care plans to create the safest enviironment for all patients/residents.

Monitor and implement wound vacs, dressing changes and any treatment ordered by the physicians.

Monitor pain and treat with non pharmacological interventions and medications

Interim Home Healthcare Company - Licensed Practical Nurse
New Albany, OH, 10/2008 - 01/2010
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • North Country Community College
  • North Country Community College
  • HANYS
  • Omnicare Infusion Services
  • School of Public Health/University of Albany
  • School of Public Health/University of Albany
  • InterLakes Health
  • Wesley Health Care Center
  • Wesley Health Care Center
  • Institue For Brain Potential

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse/Unit Manager
  • Nurse Manager
  • Registered nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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