Charge Nurse Resume Examples

charge nurse

  • Administer prescribed medications, noting times and amounts on residents’ charts.
  • Observe residents, charting and reporting changes in residents’ conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Provide basic resident care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas, massaging, or performing catheterizations.
  • Answer residents’ calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Measure and record residents’ vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Work as part of a healthcare team to assess residient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
  • Collect samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum from residents, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.

charge nurse

  •  Pediatric & Womens wing 
  • Perform primary care procedures such as suturing, splinting, administering immunizations, taking cultures, and debriding wounds.
  •  Use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen supplies.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output.

charge nurse

  • FLoat Nurse of Medical Surgical, ICU, PCU, and Skilled Unit. 
  • Delegate RN’s, LPN’s, and CNA’s duties according to certification and licensure. 
  • Assign patient’s rooms according to acuity 
  • Supervised and scheduled 12 nurses and 20 CNA’s 

charge nurse

  • Provide coverage in assigned areas as charge nurse and supervise 1-2 LPNs
  • Follow and monitor individuals or refer to MD as needed
  • Send and receive individuals to and from hospitals for proper treatment and management
  • Update and complete assessments and documents such as individual health plans, nursing quarterlies, annual histories and screenings, nursing addendum, nursing care plans, acuity, etc.
  • Attend scheduled meetings on IHP/PCP, IDT, PNM and other meetings to promote health of individuals
  • Function as cottage nurse in assigned areas as needed such as administering medications, treatments, immunizations as ordered by physician with proper medication awareness and health teachings
  • Respond immediately to emergencies and life-threatening situations

charge nurse

  • Coordinate with other disciplines for proper treatment and management of individuals under my care
  • Communicate important health-related information to individuals/guardians according to NLDC Policies.
  • Report incidents and related information to supervisors and designated people
  • Provide proper training and procedures to staff to promote optimum health for individuals

charge nurse

  • Administered medications and documented therapeutic effects
  • Took vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration)
  • Assisted with resident comfort
  • Prepared and administered injections and/or enemas
  • Collected samples and monitored catheters
  • Provided wound care
  •  collaboratied with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members. 

charge nurse

  • Conductes body systems assessment and documented data related to comprehensive patient care program including assessment results, interventions, medications, patient responses, or treatment changes.
  • Performes care and maintenance of implanted Port-A-Caths, central lines, TPNs, IV infusion Pumps, pressure ulcer care on ventilated patients in a sterile environment. 
  • Performes therapeutic treatments on patients in the critical care unit, including colostomy bag change, ventilator therapy, management of chest tubes, sterile dressing change.
  • Proficient in medication administration including IV, PEG tube and oral medications ordered by the physician.
  • Evaluates patient knowledge and provided education, guidance and direction before discharge.

charge nurse

  • Provided bedside care by obtaining vital signs of patients (i.e. temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).
  • Administer medication to patients including G-tube and PO
  • Observe patient status and consistently update physician on any new symptoms
  • Completed admit & discharge planning, rehabilitation orders and follow-up care as needed.
  • Develop relationships with patients and address any concerns

charge nurse

  • Detect and respond to adverse drug reactions, with special attention to vulnerable populations such
  • Keep abreast of regulatory processes and payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources. older adults.
  • Supervising and training CNA’s
  • Encourage a culture that promotes staff productivity, monitor patient’s, administer medications, and report patients condition to physician
  • Ensure that the unit runs efficiently and as per standards and regulations

charge nurse

  • Provide care for patients on inpatient rehab unit.
  • Administer medication and treatments per doctors orders.
  • Manage staff.  
  • Assess patient condition and report changes to doctor.