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solutions-focused director of nursing eager to offer 26 years of experience in healthcare administration, direct patient care, team building / training, budget development, process improvement, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance toward assisting an employer in delivering superior medical services.
profile of qualifications
top performer who supports the delivery of responsible patient care based on industry and / or healthcare facility standards of practices, and improves operational processes to enhance the overall quality of medical services.
integral leader who implements strong staff recruitment that encourages low turnover rates and high levels of loyalty, along with planning and prioritizing tasks to maximize use of resources and meet various facility goals.
excellent communicator who seamlessly interfaces between physicians, patients, families, and healthcare staff.
out-of-the-box thinker who contributes up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and patient needs / requirements, along with participating in jcaho, tjc, mdh, and cms reviews and offering knowledge of cdc and osha guidelines.
achieved and maintained greater than 90% patient satisfaction in the acute rehab unit from 2004 c 2010.
recognized nationwide for patient outcomes of 90% or greater in 2009 c 2010 within the acute rehab unit.
co-chaired a pediatric work team that created new documentation forms and patient family education tools.
participated in many successful joint commission reviews, and served as a previous jcaho chapter leader.
co-chaired a hospital emergency preparedness group; participated in a northeast emergency preparedness group.
hosted an eight-hour nursing education seminar, and participated on both nursing and unit councils.
participated at ground level development and design of a new grand itasca clinic and hospital facility.
supported the achievement and maintenance of level iii trauma status.
interim director of nursing services (2010)
utilized broad scope of industry knowledge toward directing surgical services, sterile processing, and endoscopy departments and teams, as well as overseeing case management and social services involved in a cardiac rehab unit.
directed comprehensive facets of high-volume medical, surgical, and pediatric units to ensure seamless processes.
drove organizational efficiency by recruiting, training, and coaching top-performing healthcare teams, along with cost-effectively organizing and monitoring budgets and maintaining productivity standards to assure high quality.
director of nursing services (2006 c 2010)
applied dynamic leadership talents toward managing house supervisors and staffing within the hospital s intensive care unit, along with overseeing an acute rehab unit and case management and social services for an er department.
strategically steered budget development for all areas while monitoring and maintaining critical productivity standards, participating in joint commission certification processes, and serving as patient care chapter captain.
played a vital role in assuring continuous healthcare services by filling in for direct patient care as necessary.
clinician / head nurse intensive care unit (1997 c 2006)
expertly performed wide-ranging direct care for all ages of acutely ill cardiac, medical, and surgical patients, including overseeing critical phase i recovery of post-op patients and managing hemodynamic drips and ventilators.
maximized use of resources and met key healthcare goals by planning and prioritizing nursing staff schedules.
participated in joint commission reviews to achieve successful certification every three years.
staff nurse / charge nurse intensive care unit / telemetry unit
optimized treatment success by providing direct patient care for acutely ill cardiac, medical, and surgical pediatric to adult patients, including managing all staffing needs and assisting with policy development and quality review.
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professional synopsis (continued)
staff / charge nurse cardiac step down unit
led targeted and empathetic patient care for individuals suffering from post-acute coronary events (e.g. coronary artery bypass, post angiogram), along with efficiently caring for ventilator-dependent patients post cardiac arrest.
directed unit flow, handled nurse-to-patient assignments, replaced sick calls, and managed diverse patient concerns.
precepted rn orientations, new graduates, and experienced rns to optimize cardiac healthcare services.
staff nurse intensive care unit
cared for patients with life-threatening illnesses (e.g. acute congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, drug overdose, massive trauma, respiratory failure), and promoted support of patients and families coping with illness.
education & professional development
bachelor of science in nursing spalding university
registered nurse (license no. xxxxxx) state of minnesota
bls • ventilator care • icu / ccu patient care • telemetry staff training / in services • care plan administration
iv therapy • life source organ donation • patient / family education • patient advocacy • med / surg patient care
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