rn unit manager resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 14 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in long term care units and as a floor nurse. Proven leader efJessicactive at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Successful at providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressures. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in long term facility while driving innovation. I believed in honesty, kindness , trustworthy and saJessicaty of my patients is my first priority.

  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • SBAR communication
  • Clinical Information System Management
  • Patient Management
  • Patient relations
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Patient care planning
  • Family and patient support
  • Follow-up calls
  • Patient Care
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Compassionate STD care and counselor
  • Emotional awareness
  • Patient monitoring
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Patient discharging
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Documenting vitals
RN Unit Manager, 11/2008 - Current
Good Shepherd Hospice Olathe, KS,
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-liJessica planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall saJessicaty, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
Floor Nurse, 02/2003 - 11/2008
Grand Living At Lake Lorraine Tampa, FL,
  • Communicated with nursing personnel to enforce procedures, policies and regulations.
  • Interpreted and implemented individual care plans.
  • Initiated admissions, transitions and discharges by communicating with colleagues as well as patients and family members.
  • Supervised CNAs and other staff delivering care in setting by coaching and supporting.
  • Completed required forms and chart documentation, including recording vital signs, medications and other information.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and liJessica-saving interventions.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Evaluated and adjusted liJessica support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Observed strict saJessicaty measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
Certified Nurse Technician, -
Palmetto Health Travelers Rest, SC,
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with Jessicaeding and monitoring.
  • Provided compassionate care and clear communication in dealing with issues of death and dying.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
Certified Nursing Assistant, -
Ozark Health And Rehabilitation City, STATE,
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2006
George C Wallace Community College - Dothan - Dothan, AL
Status -
  • [Honor's Society Name] Member
  • Dean's List Honoree [Semester and Year]
Bachelor of Science: Ec, Expected in
University On San Carlos - Cebu, Philippines
Status -
: Accounting, Expected in
University of San Carlos, Philippines - Cebu, Philippines
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School Attended

  • George C Wallace Community College - Dothan
  • University On San Carlos
  • University of San Carlos, Philippines

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Unit Manager
  • Floor Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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