Supervisor Of Nursing resume example with 19 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Experienced Psychiatric SON with strong management, clinical and people skills seeking ADON position with passion for opportunity to positively impact Psychiatric Nursing at the administrative level.

Keen intellect/ Fast learner

Excellent organizational & prioritization skills

Detail oriented

Superior Nursing assessment ability

Highly motivated to perfectionism

Creative problem solver

Aptitude for therapeutic communication

Good listener

Highly dependable & responsible

Morale booster/ motivator

Proficient Teacher

Strong team coordinator/ leader

Conflict Resolution skill

Embrace challenges as opportunities for growth & change

Passion for Psychiatric Nursing

Work History
09/2011 to Current
Supervisor of Nursing Health Alliance Of Hudson Valley Margaretville, NY,

Travers Complex - Night Shift   (Lincoln Complex to Apr 2014)

Supervise Charge Nurses and Direct Care Staff in Psychiatric Setting ensuring TPH Policy and Procedure is explicitly followed and enforced

Oversee division of duties and responsible management of patient care

Assure completion and accuracy of all required Nursing documentation, reports, audits and paperwork by Charge Nurses

Schedule Unit Staffing/ Prepare nightly Assignment Sheet for Charge Nurses and Direct Care Staff

Maintain and update Statistical Report nightly

Attend to Emergency Patient Issues and Safety Issues

Enhance Nursing performance by conducting assigned audits and developing corrective action plans

Supervise Residential Living Specialists and verify completion of responsible tasks, appropriate patient care and completion of necessary paperwork

Provide instruction, education and training to Nurses and Direct Care Staff

Monitor tardiness/ late slips and follow up procedure

Manage staff disciplinary issues

Complete Performance Evaluations for Charge Nurses and Direct Care Staff

Facilitate communication between disciplines

Emphasize thorough Cross Shift Reporting

Enhance Staff morale and provide incentive to increase work output and level of excellence

2003 to 09/2011
Charge Nurse Fairview Manor , ,

Psychiatric Charge Nurse - Lazarus Unit- Night shift - 24 patients - 3 direct care staff min. 10 staff max (board dependent)

Rotated to King, MICA and Intensive Treatment Units within Lincoln Complex

Rotated to Drake, Raycroft and Travers Complexes and demonstrated flexibility and skill in managing patients and staff in less familiar setting

Worked as sole nurse on unit or additionally supervised 1 or 2 RNs/LPNs

Prepared comprehensive direct care Staffing assignments to thoroughly meet patient needs

Provided strong staff supervision and accountability and managed unit in an organized and efficient manner

Facilitated a productive and harmonious work environment

Provided Staff Training and Discipline and emphasized enhanced morale and team building

Displayed problem solving initiative and creativity

Ensured safety, cleanliness and orderliness of unit

Assessed patient needs, both psychiatric and medical in an intelligent and insightful manner

Provided therapeutic communication, patient education and counseling to patients

Assisted patients in meeting goals toward discharge and community integration

Implemented Crisis Management techniques to focus on reduction of violence and aggression

Strictly monitored patients on 1:1 Observation and Periodic Observation

Initiated Restraint procedures following TPH Protocol and maintained records

Completed thorough and accurate Incident Reports

High quality Nursing Documentation and paperwork as follows:24 Hour Nursing Report, Statistical Report, MAR check, 24 Hour Chart Check Doctor's Orders, Medication Discrepancy Sheet, Treatment Plan updates, Patient Progress Notes,Patient Education notes, Nursing audits including Med Room Audits, weekly, monthly and annual Nursing Notes, Intake & Output Sheets and Fall Precaution Sheets

Reviewed lab orders and lab reports

Performed Nightly Medication Delivery Cassette Check

Reviewed Monthly Medication Doctor's Orders and processed MAR and TAR turnover

Obtained and transcribed Doctor's Orders

Prepared and administered medications and treatments as ordered

Insured thorough Cross- shift reporting

Completed Performance Evaluations for Direct Care Staff

Worked as Acting Supervisor of Nursing (ASON) Lincoln Complex Night Shift for approximately 1 year prior to  official SON promotion

09/1984 to 05/1985
Registered Nurse Med/Surg Hca Murrells Inlet, SC,

Evaluated, assessed, prepared and implemented Treatment Plans for sick and injured patients to provide the highest level of patient care

Safely cared for multiple patients

Assessed, planned and evaluated the nursing needs of patients

Carried out physician orders

Administered prescribed medications, applied dressings, monitored vital signs

Responsible for counting of narcotics

Assisted physicians during procedures

Ensured proper handling of specimens

Monitored, recorded and communicated patient conditions as appropriate

Provided age and culturally appropriate care

Followed Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required

Floated to other departments as required

Expected in May 1984
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Mercer County Community College - West Windsor Twp, NJ

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School Attended

  • Mercer County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Supervisor of Nursing
  • Charge Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Med/Surg


  • Associate of Applied Science

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