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Charge Nurses oversee other nurses and are also involved in treating a limited number of patients. Their role consists of assessing other nurses' performance, guiding and motivating the other members of the staff, completing administrative tasks, and ensuring a high level of patient care. Sample resumes for Charge Nurses emphasize many years of nursing experience, leadership, management skills and good communication abilities. A Registered Nurse license and a degree in nursing are common experience in most resume samples.

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1

Charge Nurse

Assessed, treated and cared for tracheostomy patients. Initiated and conducted therapeutic procedures; maintained resident records; selected, assembled, checked, and operated ventilator equipment.

  • Responsible and accountable for the nursing care function, activities and, development of the Certified Nursing Assistants in the unit.
  • Assessed resident's condition upon admission and daily thereafter. Participated in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the plan of care.
  • Communicated patient's condition to the physician. Noted and carried out physician orders.
  • Administered medications and treatments as ordered by the physician following facility protocol. Accountable for maintaining accurate narcotic count every shift.
  • Responsible for maintaining documentation, which reflects health care needs of every patient, care and treatment provided, patient's response to care and treatment, and patient disposition.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
2

Staff Nurse / Charge Nurse

Maintained direct responsibility for providing comprehensive and quality nursing care including assessments, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Assisted with examinations and various procedures, performed tests, administered medications, and observed, evaluated, reported, and documented any changes in patient condition.

  • Proficiently carried out all duties with responsibility for providing quality and skilled one-on-one patient care.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and an understanding of conditions and medications.
  • Implemented nursing plans of care, reviewed progress/status of patients, and revised plans of care as needed.
  • Skillfully rendered patient care in accordance with all recognized nursing standards, procedures, and protocols.
  • Identified and provided additional assistance and support to ensure quality patient care and positive outcomes.
  • Built rapport with patients and families and maintained productive working relationships with medical staff.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Computer Engineering
BS
Nursing
3

Charge Nurse

Report changes in patient's condition or other matters that needs immediate attention.

  • Work collaboratively with MD, Case Managers and other members of the health care team to discuss patients' conditions and medical needs.
  • Performs head to toe assessment and medication administration.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Provided ad hoc nursing support during periods of heavy patient loads or absence of personnel to skilled nursing facilities.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
BS
Nursing
4

Registered Nurse/charge Nurse

Registered Nurse in a full service emergency department with trauma unit

  • Provided full head to toe assessments of the emergency department patient and reported to the emergency department
  • Provided emergency and critical care to the patient experiencing an emergency crisis
  • Assessed the need for and provided ACLS care to the necessary patients
  • Obtained and interpreted laboratory results and initiated IV lines as needed
  • Administered diagnostic tests and medications as ordered by the physician
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
AS
Nursing
AS
Nursing
5

Acting Charge Nurse

Provided quality patient care on 28-bed Vent unit of Nursing Facility. Supervised certified nursing assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses, assisted in training new licensed staff. Performed patient assessments, developed care plans, and coordinated with other disciplines including: physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dietary, activities, and consulted with psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, and social workers on a regular basis. Distributed medications as per MD orders. Performed assessments, treatments, and documentation.

  • Served as Acting Charge nurse
  • Organized staff/patient assignments and patient care
  • Provided direct patient care to vent-dependent patients
  • Assessed patient status and notified physicians of clinical changes
  • Monitored and maintained patient charts
  • Wound care and medication administration/Intravenous therapy
  • Performed clinical tasks according to center policies
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
6

RN, Charge Nurse

Managed case load of 40 clients, providing education,
treatments, IV Therapy and wound care

  • Assured the maintenance of safety, respect and dignity of residents and staff
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge
  • Delegated staff nurse duties
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift
  • Works as part of the team to ensure safety of patients
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Nursing
7

Charge Nurse

Documented and recorded patients' health status and nursing care.

  • Participated in inter-disciplinary nursing team meetings to improve policies/procedures and to ensure adherence to safety procedures
  • Supervised and assessed vital changes in patient's condition by monitoring vital signs and symptoms
  • Administered medications, Injections, started IV's, catheter and PEG tube care.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Nursing
8

Charge Nurse

Assisted with the admittance and discharge of patients and assure continuity of service and care.

  • Assisted in the orientation of new staff members.
  • Assisted patients and family members in the education of health care needs.
  • Administer medication and treatments; wound care, NG/G-tube care, catheterization, suctioning, IV's, PICC line care, oxygen therapy, etc.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of medication administered and care as rendered.
  • Make rounds with physicians and transcribes orders.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
9

Charge Nurse (rn)

Provided direct nursing care to residents and supervised the daily nursing activities of nursing staff in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guide lined by regulations that govern the facility.

  • Ensured that all nursing personnel assigned, complied with the written policies and procedures established by the facility.
  • Cooperated with other resident services i.e.: physical therapy, social work, etc., when coordinating nursing services to ensure the resident's total regimen of care was maintained and various needs were met.
  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
  • Complete accident and incident reports as necessary.
  • Received, transcribed, and followed through with orders from physicians.
  • Administered medications and treatments to residents.
  • Performed assessments when changes in conditions occurred in residents.
  • Documented care provided to the residents, as well as their responses to the care, in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Performed rounds during the shift to ensure that proper care was being applied and nursing personnel were performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.
  • Reviewed care plans daily to make certain appropriate care was being rendered specific to each resident's needs and goals.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
AS
Veterinary Technology
10

Charge Nurse

Assess and provide high quality of care for up to 28 residents on a sub-acute unit.

  • Handles all aspects of treatment from medications to wound care to providing resident and family education, and discharge instructions on self-management.
  • Review, transcribe, and implement physician orders, and review lab results and report abnormalities to physician.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to enhance care outcomes.
  • Assure all nursing care plans, monthly summaries, nursing notes, 24 hour reports are descriptive, concise and up-to-date.
  • Supervise and delegate care assignments to staff in accordance to the needs of residents to promote customer satisfaction by complying with facility policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for managing unit, administration, and attending all clinical and IDT meetings in absence of unit manager.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
Bsn/msn Bridge Program

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