staff relief charge nurse in step down unit tcu icu float preceptor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Highly qualified, professional nurse with extensive background in diverse healthcare environments including medical-surgical, intensive care, step-down, geriatrics, and rehabilitation units. 

  • Registered Nurse in the State of California
  • License number:  RN 321222
  • Status:  Active
Skill Highlights
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Intravenous insertion expertise
  • EKG monitoring expertise
  • Vascular care understanding

  • Nursing team leader  
  • Medical clinical procedures comprehension
  • Skilled cardiac care nurse
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
Professional Experience
2002 to 01/2017
Staff/Relief Charge Nurse in Step-down unit (TCU); ICU Float, Preceptor: Mills-Peninsula Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provided excellent patient care that required constant cardiac (EKG) monitoring due to dysrhythmias, CHF, pre and post cardiac surgery, ACS, respiratory conditions, stroke, and other cardio-medical and surgical conditions.
  • Led the management of assignments to staff to facilitate smooth flow of admissions and transfer. 
  • Worked collaboratively with management personnel, co-workers, patients, families, medical, and ancillary staff, to ensure well-being of all patients. 
1983 to 07/2016
Staff/Charge Nurse California Pacific Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Provided excellent care of patients with neuro-muscular, medical-surgical, orthopedic, and rehabilitation needs.
  • Collaborated with medical, patients, families, and ancillary personnel to ensure overall well-being of all patients. 
  • Managed the team and delegated assignments to facilitate smooth workflow of the department.     
  • Delivered high quality care to patients in intensive and coronary care units with various cardiac, respiratory, and medical-surgical conditions. 
1979 to 2010
Staff/Relief Charge Nurse, CCU/ICU Seton Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Provided excellent care of patients who required constant cardiac and vital signs monitoring, with and without a central line.
  • Provided ventilator assist due to respiratory decompensation and other serious medical and surgical ailments. 
  • Monitored and cared for patients who undergone PCI or related procedures such as cardioversion, TEE, angioplasty, and stent placement. 
  • Provided active care to patients who required continuous or titrated drips of medications such as vasodilators/vasopressors and other intravenous fluids. 
  • Worked collaboratively with supervisors, co-staff and other ancillary personnel to facilitate admissions and transfer. 
1979 to 1980
Staff/Relief Charge Nurse St. Francis Height Convalescent Hospital City, STATE,
  • Supervised and delegated the nursing assignments to the team on providing care of elderly population within convalescent setting. 
  • Oversaw and verified lab results and other tests from medical team. 
Education and Training
Expected in 2002
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of Phoenix - San Francisco, CA
Expected in 1978
Associate of Science: Nursing
Perpetual Help College of Nursing - Manila,
Expected in 1974
: Nursing Prepatory
Far Eastern University - Manila,
  • Nursing Supervision
    • Supervised ancillary staff of 6 nurses.
  • Patient Care
    • Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for a broad range of patients.
    • Treated patients suffering from severe infections, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.
  • Diagnostic/Ancillary Tests
    • Routinely demonstrated medical proficiency by performing EKG's, chemistry analysis, urinalysis and hematology for up to 10 patients per day.
  •  Surgical Preparation
    • Prepared patients for surgery by performing screening tests, evaluating vitals and administering proper medication.
  • Collaboration
    • Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • Perpetual Help College of Nursing
  • Far Eastern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff/Relief Charge Nurse in Step-down unit (TCU); ICU Float, Preceptor:
  • Staff/Charge Nurse
  • Staff/Relief Charge Nurse, CCU/ICU
  • Staff/Relief Charge Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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