Director Of Nursing Resume Examples

director of nursing

  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Observe nurses and visit patients to ensure proper nursing care.
  • Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, physical therapy, and other personnel.
  • Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads by attending board meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning, weekly meetings with staff of home health. 
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s condition and collaborate with nurses and physicians to provide the utmost care to patients in their homes. 
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions, i.e., nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and home care aides.

director of nursing

  • Started as a RN providing patient care and shift supervisor for 1.5 years.
  • Advanced to Assistant Director of Nursing responsible for infection control, staff education and training and patient assessments (RNAC) for 1.5 years
  • Promoted to Director of Nursing for remaining 3 years.
  • Conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
  • Establish work schedules and assignments for staff
  • Develop and implement nursing policies and procedures for the facility.
  • Develop instructional materials and conduct in-service and  educational programs for staff.

director of nursing

  • Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of nursing personnel.
  • Establish work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload.
  • Monitor the use of diagnostic services, inpatient beds, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and or services.
  • Implement organizational policies and procedures for the facility.

director of nursing, registered nurse

  • Set objectives and goals for the nursing department, directed and evaluated nursing personnel; organized and coordinated admission, nursing and patient care procedures; developed and enforced policies aiming for high quality standards and legal compliance; resolve issues and deficiencies when needed;  provided quality direct care to patients.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel and offer education to increase their knowledge. 
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals’ home or work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems.

director of nursing

  • Daily Nursing operations and staffing of a 88 bed skilled facility
  • Participate in State and Federal Survey Process and regulations
  • Quality Assurance and improvement
  • Infection Control RN

director of nursing

  • Direct and supervise licensed and less-skilled nursing. 
  • Develop and coordinate infection control programs, advising and consulting with specified personnel about necessary precautions.
  • Perform administrative functions, such as taking responsibility for facility staff, budget, planning, and long-range goals.
  • Developed On-boarding training manual for the new employee.
  • Supervise a team over 50 employees. 
  • Implemented new floor assignment based on staff & resident needs.
  • Conduct probationary and annual performance evaluations of all nursing staff and less-skilled nursing.

director of nursing

  • Direct, oversee and evaluate all nursing care
  • Set goals and performance plans per policies and procedure
  • Guide and arrange goals and objectives for the nursing department
  • Develop and enforce policies aiming for federal, state, and legal compliance and high quality standards
  • Responsible for recruitment, retention, and training of nursing staff
  • Collaborates and follows resident care
  • Manages admissions, discharges, and transfers

director of nursing

  • Daily Nursing operations and staffing, of multiple disciplines including Nursing, Therapy, and Aides
  • Increased census from 35 to 80 clients
  • Improved profitability for the company by having revenue and operating income be at least 95% of budget for 5 consecutive quarters
  • QI committee
  • OASIS, Admissions, Medicare/Medicaid

director of nursing

  • Assist in several litigation cases.
  • Monitored the outcomes of nursing service activity by evaluating the performance of nursing staff, ensuring compliance with all facility and regulatory agency standards, policies and procedures, coordinating facility committees and monitoring the effective and efficient use of budgeted resources (personnel, supplies, equipment).
  • Assumes full responsibility for the operation and management of the facility in the temporary absence of the facility administrator.
  • Oversees the workers compensation cases within the three facilities.
  • Served as the facility’s representative in legal cases, audits, reviews medical records for regulatory compliance and in meeting the standard of care.

director of nursing

  • Responsible for recruitment and hiring of new staff.
  • Assisted with developing and implementing organizational policies and procedures for the facility.
  • Track and monitor adverse events in the nursing department
  • Observe nurses and visit patients to ensure proper nursing care.. 
  • Communicate and interpreted policies and procedures to nursing staff, and monitors staff practices and implementation.
  • Participate in daily or weekly management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes, personnel, or resident complaints or concerns. 
  • Review 24-hour report from every unit daily to monitor and ensure timely, effective responses to significant changes in condition, transfers, and discharges, use of restraints, unexplained injuries, falls, behavioral episodes, and medication errors.