Charge Nurse Resume Examples

charge nurse

  • Asses and follow through with any medical changes or emergencies.
  • Responsible for patient admissions and discharges.
  • Draw and  interpret the results of diagnostic tests such as complete blood counts (CBCs).
  • Develop treatment plans, along with IDT, based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.

charge nurse/staff nurse

  • Provided direct patient care, floated to variety of areas within facility.
  • Head to toe assessment, therapeutic communication.
  • Provided post operative care.
  • Treat chronic health care problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes.

charge nurse

  • Have knowledge of anatomy and sequence of surgical procedures.
  • Prepares instruments, supplies and assisting surgical team.
  • Maintain accurate count of sponges, instruments and needles.
  • Receive and care for specimens.
  • Ensure safety of patients and surgical team.
  • Maintain sterility of surgical team.
  • Maintain sterility of sterile field.

charge nurse

  • Administer prescribed medications, noting times and amounts on patients’ charts.
  • Observe residents, charting and reporting changes in residents conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • 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 resident needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
  • Utilize equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen supplies.
  • Examine food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.

charge nurse

  • Oversee acute cardiac, post surgical, and oncologic patients
  • Manage patient care areas
  • Performing high volume patient care 
  • Managing admissions and discharges in fast paced environment
  • Solving problems related to acute changes in condition
  • Multi task and prioritize care
  • Mentor and educate other nursing personnel 

charge nurse

  • Administer acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, and injuries as ordered by physician.
  • Counsel patients about drug regimens and possible side effects, interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, and herbal remedies.
  • Detect and respond to adverse drug reactions, with special attention to vulnerable populations such as dementia.
  • Maintain complete and detailed records of patients’ health care plan of care and prognoses notes.
  • Assist the Director of Nursing Services with interview for recruitment, orientation,  training and evaluation of nursing staff.
  • Maintain electronic medical record systems to store and process data such as patient plan of care, activities and information, and to produce reports.
  • Consult with and refer patients to appropriate specialists when conditions exceed the scope of practice or expertise.

charge nurse

  • Consulted and coordinated with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans. 
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patient’s responses and conditions. 
  • Directed and supervised less skilled nursing/health care personnel, and supervised a post surgical unit on day shift. 
  •  Served as a member of the Unit Practice Council. 

charge nurse

  • Supervise and coordinate patient care or support staff activities.
  • Maintain current knowledge of federal, state and local health care policies and regulations.
  • Maintain  policies and procedures in areas such as safety and infection control.
  • Complete appropriate assessments and documentations depending on  payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources.

charge nurse

  • Function as a role model by displaying professional behavior at all times.
  • Promote the desirability of quality end-of-life care.
  • Analyze and interpret the results of diagnostic tests.
  • Medication administration as ordered by the physician.

charge nurse

  • Record patients’ medical records and monitor vital signs.
  • Supervising nursing staff and monitoring their needs.
  • Coordinating daily administrative duties, including schedules, nursing assignments and patient care.
  • Overseeing patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Mentoring and training new staff and providing support and guidance to all staff members.
  • Monitoring medical charts and providing compassionate care and assistance to patients and families.
  • Liaising with doctors and administrators and communicating any protocol changes to staff.