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Clinical Nurse Managers work in a variety of healthcare facilities and are responsible for supervising and coordinating nursing staff. Typical work activities performed by these healthcare professionals include recruiting new employees, assigning tasks, scheduling shifts, training nurses, improving patient care standards, and developing strategies for increasing productivity. The average sample resume lists qualifications such as nursing expertise, bedside manner, organization, communication and interpersonal abilities, and medical teamwork. Those looking to become Clinical Nurse Managers should be registered nurses and mention a nursing degree in their resumes.

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Clinical Nurse Manager

Daily duties required directing and ensuring the quality, safety, and continuity of patient care for several units which included: ICU\PCU, Medical\Surgical, Medical\ Telemetry and the PICC\IV Therapy team. Daily accountability also included all aspects of staffing including recruiting, hiring, scheduling, and progressive discipline.

  • Worked closely with interdisciplinary team to assure excellent communication and patient satisfaction
  • Collaborated closely with physician's as well as case management to ensure meeting core measure metrics and LOS
  • Created trusting relationship with team and colleagues
  • Mentored and motivated members of team to complete higher education and career development
  • Created and executed plans to empower team to meet core measure metrics such as CHF, AMI, Pneumonia to 100% compliance and implemented plan which decreased blood stream infections to 0%
  • Maintained competencies ( BLS and ACLS) and skills allowing the ability to step in at the bedside as needed.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
2

Clinical Nurse Manager

Manage and direct activities for an acute care unit with 25+ employees specializing in infectious diseases and infection control, in compliance with all federal and state laws, JCAHO requirements, and standards of practice. Supervise specialized care of patients including but not limited to: Cystic Fibrosis, Acute/Chronic Asthma, Hepatitis, HIV, Tuberculosis, and negative pressure Isolation.

  • Accountable for ensuring quality patient care through direct supervision of all nursing personnel assigned to the unit
  • Demonstrated knowledge, judgment, expertise and managerial skills to ensure smooth functioning of unit on a 24 hour basis. Serve as liaison, resource and educator for other hospital departments integrated into the organization's overall operation.
  • Supervise 25+ employees, including human resource responsibilities for unit scheduling needs, recruitment, interviewing, hiring, training, performance reviews, and disciplinary actions.
  • Protect patients, families, employees, and visitors by adhering to and maintaining infection control policies and protocol.
  • Initiate weekly multidisciplinary patient rounds and team collaboration of patient goals with significantly improved outcomes.
  • Achieved highest rated (97%) Customer Satisfaction within hospital as a result of unit based initiatives.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing Curriculum
3

Clinical Nurse Manager- Ambulatory Surgery Services

Successfully manage Ambulatory Surgery Unit, Pre-Admission testing, Interventional Radiology, Endoscopy, and Minor Op Room. Consistently demonstrating compliance with regulatory agencies, Joint Commission, and Magnet. Surveyed June 2012. No deficiencies noted in unit

  • Successfully created a GI Physiology program
  • Coordinate and ensure staffing adequacy, patient throughput, staff, physician, patient and family contentment and optimal care delivery
  • Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction sustained at or above the 95th percentile for the past three years.
  • Recipient of the 2013 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
  • Implement and monitor Performance Improvement and Quality Assurance initiatives. Develop and employ plans of action. Over 90% of Nursing Sensitive PI audits reveal 95%-99% compliance consistently over three years
  • Improved scores outperforming the Magnet benchmark in all areas on the NDNQI Employee Satisfaction survey for the last two years
  • Developed and maintain several unit-based Shared Governance Committees and coordinated and created Magnet endeavors, which attributed to Magnet re-designation survey.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
4

Clinical Nurse Manager

Managed an acute care, 33 bed adult psychiatric unit.

  • Responsible for annual budget development and monthly operating reports.
  • Successfully maintained monthly staff incidental overtime at 2 %.
  • Designed and implemented patient incentive program, patient acuity tool, and nursing care delivery system.
  • Participated in rotating weekend responsibility of the 550 bed medical center. Responsible for house-wide staffing, clinical rounds, and participating in medical and trauma codes.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Msn
5

Clinical Nurse Manager, ED

On site manager with 24/7 accountability for the professional nursing practice, as well as the professional development and education of 55 nursing staff and patient care technicians. Collaborates with the Clinical Director, Vice President of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer on quality, performance improvement and clinical outcomes. Oversees performance improvement initiatives, fiscal management of the department, adherence to all regulatory compliance standards. Creates an environment that promotes customer loyalty for families, physicians and employees.

  • Successfully trained and led nursing staff in achieving Magnet status (2011), JCAHO recertification (2011), Stroke Center Certification (2013) and EDAP recertification (2103).
  • Reduced overtime in the department by 30% of the last 12 months.
  • Less than 1% turnover rate in staff
  • Customer Loyalty scores in the 95th percentile for 2011 and 2012.
Candidate Info
70
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AAS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
BA
Social Work
6

Clinical Nurse Manager

Managed the psychiatric ICU by coordinating care provided by 18 health care professionals

  • Adjusted the patient-nurse ratio depending on overall patient census and acuity
  • Delegated team responsibilities while enforcing hospital protocol & safety policies
  • Provided advocacy, education, and leadership training to department staff
  • Developed and implemented a novel multidisciplinary approach to patient care later adopted by several other area hospitals
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Legal Nurse Consulting
BA
Psychology
MS
Nursing
7

Clinical Nurse Manager

Responsible for overall operations (24/7 accountability) of a busy 34-bed oncology/ medical surgical unit and 4-chair ambulatory infusion center, including clinical supervision, staff retention and recruitment, fiscal budget, cost containment, position control, and outcomes measurement of clinical indicators. Supervised 40 FTEs.

  • Spearheaded changes in the delivery of patient care process and patient care/support services to enhance patient/family/staff and physician satisfaction. Unit received recognition for Excellence in Patient/Customer Satisfaction from the WOW (Walk Our Way) Committee, the hospital's Customer Relations highest award.
  • Decreased salary, supplies, and agency use expenses by 15% over a 12-month period while increasing quality of patient care and patient/family/physician satisfaction.
  • Ensured unit's compliance with Joint Commission, and other regulatory agencies by developing programs for staff's consistent preparedness.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
RN
Nurse Practitioner
MA
Nursing
8

Director of Operations/clinical Nurse Manager

Served as an advocate for patients in their homes.

  • Provided excellent assessment, education, disease management, and necessary follow-up.
  • Ensured that policies and procedures were understood and implemented to provide quality care to maximize patient outcomes and profit.
  • Managed OASIS assessments, evaluated employees, and handled employee/patient concerns.
  • Trained four new LPNs annually.
  • Managed employee review processes and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Supervised PTs, OTs, STs, RNs, LPNs, NAs, and non-clinical staff.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AAS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
9

Director of Special Programs/clinical Nurse Manager

Developed one of the first non-hospice homecare Palliative Care programs in the nation

  • Managed Telehealth, Wound Care and Disease Management Programs
  • Coordinated skilled care delivery for over 1600 patients yearly
  • Facilitated team meetings with case review for appropriate level and length of services, focusing on the balance between patient care and cost
  • Supervised professional and clerical staff
  • Responsible for managed care authorizations, documentation, and tracking
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Science
10

Clinical Nurse Manager Nursing Administration

Had oversight of centralized staffing office, support resource team, safety companion program, and nursing supervisors.

  • Implemented changes to scheduling process to ensure adequate staffing coverage.
  • Navigated budgeted float pool through re-organization to new departments.
  • Organized formal safety companion program which included hiring and developing safety companions.
  • Supported and mentored nursing supervisors through re-organization and re-development of job requirements.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Nursing

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