Rn Charge Nurse resume example with 10+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Skilled and compassionate RN with 13-year licensed nursing background and overall 19-year long-term care experience. Highly observant, detail-oriented and dedicated to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare. Certified in area of skin/wound care.

  • Patient record auditing
  • Clinical Instruction
  • Patient care management
  • Patient assessments
  • Staff training
  • Medication administration
  • Diabetes management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Computerized charting
  • Care plan management
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Intake and discharge
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • IV drug therapy management
Education and Training
Pratt Community College Pratt, KS, Expected in 05/2019 Associate of Science : Nursing/RN - GPA : ClaireWheatlands
  • Academic Excellence Achievement Award
  • Gold Level ACT WorkKeys NCRC Award
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing/RN - GPA :
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Wound Care Training/Certification - 2021
National Church Residences - RN Charge Nurse
East Moline, IL, 08/2020 - Current
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Monitored delivery of patient care for entire unit, including implementation of care plans.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
Careone - ADON
Holyoke, MA, 09/2019 - 08/2020
  • Reviewed incident reports daily for accuracy and proper notification to family, physicians and other agencies as required by regulations.
  • Coordinated medical and health services in compliance with government regulations and policies set by board of trustees.
  • Implemented changes needed to correct deficiencies found during government inspections.
  • Reviewed daily documentation of dispensing of controlled substances, immediately noting any discrepancies from shift to shift.
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collaborated with Quality Team to develop outcomes statistics.
  • Oversaw wound/skin program and developed and initiated policies and procedures to standardize delivery of care.
  • Participated in daily meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Facilitated peer-to-peer conflict resolution.
Pruitthealth - LPN Charge Nurse
North Wilkesboro, NC, 01/2018 - 09/2019
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
Wheatlands Health Care Center - LPN Medicare Nurse/Admissions Coordinator
City, STATE, 05/2011 - 12/2017
  • Directed wound care program with weekly wound assessments/communication with primary care providers and families
  • Directed restorative nursing program and assisted in creating individualized restorative programs specific to residents' needs
  • Completed all admissions and discharges to and from facility
  • Completed MDS for all skilled Medicare residents
  • Assisted in creating personalized care plans for all residents
  • Doctor rounds in facility
  • Participated in risk management and Quality Assurance programs

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School Attended

  • Pratt Community College
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Charge Nurse
  • ADON
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Medicare Nurse/Admissions Coordinator


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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