relief charge nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Strong leadership skills including strength in communication. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

  • "Super user" for some of the pediatric computerized charting.
  • Senior staff member to help start IVs/lab draws on pediatric patients.
  • Staff Development and Precepting nursing students, new nurses, experienced nurses new to unit and other team members as applicable.
  • Maintained positive attitude with staff, patients,/families, and other units to build good relationships.
  • Can handle stressful situations with a positive approach.
  • Maintain a "team member" approach trough out all aspects of nursing/leadership roles.
Education and Training
Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL Expected in 06/2013 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • PALS certified
The Mentor Network - Relief Charge Nurse
Burkesville, KY, 09/2018 - Current
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to pediatric/PICU nursing staff including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Provided care rounds on admitted patients/families.
  • Daily discharge phone calls done and documented for patients of the Pediatric ED.
  • Attended bed placement meetings when on shift.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
The Mentor Network - Pediatric Registered Nurse
Charlestown, RI, 01/2016 - Current
  • Care of patient load of 3-5 pediatric patients at a time.
  • Performed physical assessments of children age 1 day to 18years. Provided feedback of assessments to care team as appropriate.
  • Facilitated medication management, including educating family members and monitoring for side effects.
  • Administered medications and therapies as prescribed by physicians.
  • Attended educational workshops to maintain current competency and licensure in pediatric nursing specialty.
  • Implemented accurate and timely documentation in electronic client medical records.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Performed procedures within nursing skill set for pediatric, PICU, and NICU units.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs and new team members on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care, as well as unit specific routines and expectations.
  • Cross-trained to NICU and PICU units.
  • Co-Chair person of Unit Practice Council.
  • Pediatric representative for Neonatal Task Force.
Florida Hospital - Pediatric Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 07/2015 - 12/2015
  • Care of observation patients age 1 day-18years.
  • Reported patient assessment findings and physical and psychosocial responses to nursing intervention for progress towards care goals.
  • Implemented accurate and timely documentation in electronic client medical records.
  • Administered medications and therapies as prescribed by physicians.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Cross-trained to Mother Baby Unit.
Stewart-Marchman Act Behavioral Health - Detox Nurse
City, STATE, 08/2013 - 07/2015

· Maintain patient safety for up to 10 patients at a time, 19 patients on unit.

· Assess the detox patient and use sound judgment in implementation of interventions

· Monitor and provide interventions for signs and symptoms of withdrawal

· Create initial treatment plans in the electronic medical records for clients admitted

· Maintain electronic and paper medical records for admitted clients

· Handle verbal or physically abusive, aggressive clients, utilizing Mandt techniques

· Provide medication passes and medication education specific to patient

· Provide therapeutic environment and therapeutic patient communication.

· Professional communication with entire treatment team including Doctors, RNs, Techs, varied staff, and family of patients

· Provided patient education regarding use of counselors and group meeting to help aid in recovery process and aftercare

Activities and Honors

Member of Florida Student Nursing Association Aug 2011-2014

· Vice President: Nov 2012-May 2013

· Actively attended all meetings

· Volunteer work including: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, FL Blood Center Blood Drives, International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, New Student Orientations, RN Pinning/Graduation Ceremonies, Bi-annual Fund-raisers for the Community including Project WARM and the Council on Aging

Member of Alpha Delta NU Honor Society

· Vice President: March 2013-May 2013

· Actively attended all meetings

· On Campus Health Fair/Capstone Project

Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

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School Attended

  • Daytona State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Relief Charge Nurse
  • Pediatric Registered Nurse
  • Pediatric Registered Nurse
  • Detox Nurse


  • Associate of Science

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