Charge Nurse Resume

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Career Objective:


Dedicated Charge Nurse with over 6+ years of experience in medical field, capable of providing astute care to patients. Proficient in working under stressful situations, and offering services to aging patients. Strong delegation and leadership skills with excellent verbal and written communication.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of clinical nursing, and surgical procedures

  • Ability to collaborate with medical professionals, and make appropriate staff assignment for patients

  • Hands-on experience in providing treatment care to aging geriatric patients admitted for long-term care

  • Capable of delegating responsibilities to nursing staff as per the need of the department

  • Familiar with various assessment techniques, evaluation of symptoms for chronic diseases, and implementation of correct treatment plan

  • Exceptional leadership qualities and team player

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Work Experience:


Charge Nurse

Kindred Hospital, San Diego, CA

March 2017 – Present

  • Performing wound care, catheterization, oxygen therapy, PICC line care and IVs after consulting MD physicians

  • Supervising a staff of 20 trainee nurses to help in managing heavy patient load, and educating them about rules, and regulation of nursing care

  • Assisting with assessments, physical examinations of patients by performing lab tests, MRI scans, and minor surgical procedures

  • Providing ad hoc nursing support in case of heavy patient load, and delegating tasks in the team to ensure effective services

  • Carrying multiple rounds during a shift to ensure proper implementation of physician’s prescribed orders, and care as per nursing standards

  • Delegating tasks to a team of 50 nursing professionals by complying with the hospital’s policies for geriatric patients care

Assistant Staff Nurse

Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA

December 2014 – February 2017

  • Coordinated with nursing team to offer different care plans – physical therapy, speech therapy, diet and nutrition

  • Handled 20+ patients in critical care department, assessed status, and notified doctors on observed clinical changes

  • Performed daily wellness check for 50 patients suffering from lifestyle or chronic health issues, and updated electronic charts with pertinent observations

  • Collaborated with physicians to provide therapy sessions, and care for patients with acute health issues

  • Attended interdisciplinary team meetings to ensure the nursing care is as per regulations and policies

  • Administered IV medication on MDs orders, and provided psychological support to patients’ family

Registered Nurse

Vibra Hospital, San Diego, CA

September 2012 – November 2014

  • Collaborated with MD, physicians, and nursing team to discuss medical needs for patients in ICU, and setup a routine

  • Collected blood, urine samples as per medical practitioner’s order, and interpreted lab reports

  • Administered IV medication, and performed preliminary diagnostic tests under the supervision of physicians

  • Provided nursing services in emergency, and critical care department

  • Handled a case load of 50 patients with the help of nuring team to provide effective wound care, IV therapy, and clinical treatment for accident cases

  • Coordinated with nursing professionals to set up ACLS care for patients when required

Internship:

Nursing Intern

Vibra Hospital, San Diego, CA

May 2011 – August 2012

  • Administered IVs as prescribed under the supervision of physicians, and reported abnormal changes

  • Performed thorough clinical assessment for newly admitted patients, and prepared case paper on the observed symptoms

  • Communicated with patient and family members to understand medical history, and different symptoms noticed in last 1 month

  • Conducted daily follow-up rounds to observe progress after medication, and documented its report for the doctor

  • Communicated health condition of 20 patients to physicians, and noted orders to carry out further treatment plan

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

    2011

Certification:

  • Registered Nurse, State of California, 2011

    ACLS Certification, CA, 2012

Reference:

On request.

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