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Head Nurses are found in medical facilities where they complete various managerial and medical tasks. A typical resume sample for Head Nurse showcases duties such as reporting to doctors and managers, monitoring team performance, allocating resources, assigning nurses to patients, handling records, hiring and training personnel, and scheduling shifts. Based on our most successful example resumes, Head Nurses should demonstrate leadership, bedside manners, the ability to work in a stressful environment, decision-making skills, effective communication, and teamwork. A degree in nursing and registration are required for this job.

1

Head Nurse

51-bed unit providing skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to a predominantly geriatric population.

  • Typical patient census included post-CVA, diabetic complications, advanced COPD, traumatic brain injury, end-stage renal failure, limb amputation, multiple sclerosis and other complex disorders.
  • Inserted IV's, accessed PICC and central lines; managed tracheostomies, wound/ stoma care and PEG tubes.
  • Completed MDS 3.0 forms, developed care plans, responded to emergencies and prepared for JCAHO audits.
  • Visible role model and preceptor to new staff; provided both patient and staff education.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Health Administration
2

Charge Nurse/head Nurse

Acted as a charge nurse responsible for operations and management of a long term care facility. Performed regular nursing assignments, such as patient care, while acting as a manager and completing administrative tasks.

  • Prepared and predicted for physicians requirements and doctors
  • Provide guidance to families and patients with long term illness
  • Utilized computer systems that links floor to hospital
  • Assisted laboratory technicians in helping patients on the floor and maintained accurate patient charts
  • Motivated staff in delivering effective and high quality care
  • Scheduled staff meetings and assigned duties
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
3

Clinical Head Nurse

Supervised, developed, and evaluated personnel assigned to the 229th U.S Army Hospital performing activities related to Nursing clinical operations.

  • Developed and coordinated medical profiling and physical examinations.
  • Responsible for ensuring Soldier Readiness Processing and Immunization Teams were properly staffed and resourced.
  • Ensured that health care providers were credentialed and ready for worldwide mobilizations.
  • Assisted in developing clinical training requirements and ensuring soldiers met JACHO requirements.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Health Care Administration
4

Head Nurse

Supervised and mentored staff nurses in providing quality patient care

  • Planned and implemented fair monthly staffing schedule in the unit
  • Collaborated with high level management in developing hospital policies
  • Maintained budget, interviewed potential employees, planned for unit, staff and patient care needs
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Nursing
5

Head Nurse

Responsible for providing dialysis care for patients suffering from acute and chronic kidney failure

  • Proficient in operating all dialysis equipment and performing routine medical procedures
  • Maintained a good relationship with patients, families and management
  • Recorded patient data, family history information and provided instructions about health care education
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
6

RN, Head Nurse

For a long term care, 102 bed, skilled nursing facility supervised Nurses and Aides on the night shift. Oversaw building safety. Provided a variety of post medical-surgical care including wound and orthopedic care for hip and knee replacements. Handled cardiac conditions. Provided hospice care. Trained new staff on policies and procedures. Laboratory Coordinator, streamlining laboratory-floor workflows. Managed the transition to SigmaCare electronic record keeping, including entering charts into new system. Mentored Nurses on record system. Completed records accurately each day.

  • Skilled at handling up to 18 sub-acute patients per shift
  • Collaborated with Physicians to provide private physician rotations 6 days per week to ensure top level care
  • Checked each transferred electronic record to ensure correctness
  • Skilled in with IV ostomoy including trachs, IV and in providing Life Saving Support (CPR)
  • Member of Medication Committee, charged with reducing the use of medications to protect patient lives and safety, create a more efficient med-pass, and reduce errors
  • Proficient at developing Patient Protection Plans, such as Fall Prevention, to prevent future incidents
  • Provided Quality Assurance of Restraints Use to ensure proper usage and reduce restraint usage when appropriate
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
AS
Associate Of Applied Science – Registered Nurse
Liberal Arts
7

Head Nurse

Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.

  • Performed weekly inventory and managed drugs in a Pyxis and medical supply counts.
  • Established staff schedules and assignments based on facility needs and equipment availability.
  • Provided patient education.
  • Proficient in computerized charting.
  • Proficient in mixing and administering chemotherapy.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
8

Assistant Head Nurse

Provide care to adults on a 39-bed Medical-Surgical and Oncology Unit. Accountable for all patient care practices by RNs, LPNs, and PCAs

  • Participate in institute committees, staff development initiatives, and performance appraisals
  • Administer chemotherapy drugs and agents to patients via central line ports
  • Assist in directing staff to meet goals and objectives of the department and institution
  • Ensure quality standards are maintained, mentor staff and planned for unit, staff and patient care needs
  • Provide preceptor ship for new staff nurses, identifying and filling in knowledge gaps to build overall staff capability
  • Responsible for training staff on upgrades to the EMR and the assessment of needs
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Bachelor of Science
9

Helen Butler, Head Nurse

  • Delivered adult residents with assistance in their daily living
  • Accurately administered remedies, this kind as catheterizations, suppositories, irrigations, enemas, massages, and douches, as directed by a physician or nurse.
  • Assisted residents with beauty salon/barber appointments
  • Monitored resident's condition and report changes in attitude, appearance, behavior and/or physical ability to their physician.
  • Maintained confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure their rights are protested.
  • Ensured that each and every wants are met and exceeded while sustaining the highest degree of dignity.
  • Launder residents clothing as required.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
10

Head Nurse

Offer full patient care with exceptional customer service and thorough empirical knowledge of services

  • Created high standard of care and continually contributed to updating of employee policies and medical procedures
  • Expertise include laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal with Alma and Mediate lasers, IPL, skin rejuvenation, Clear and Brilliant skin resurfacing and Vela Shape
  • Specialized skills include: Botox, Juvederm, Voluma and Radiesse - specializing: rejuvenation and lip augmentations
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Education

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