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Manager Nurse

Daly City, California, 94015, United States
June 05, 2012
Contact Info:

Susan S. Siojo

**** ******* *****

Daly City, CA 94015


Cell Phone (650) ***-****

Home Phone (650) ***-****


To acquire a position in the nursing field where my skills and experiences as a nurse can benefit patients entrusted to my care.


• 30 years of professional nursing experience including:


Medical-Surgical (Orthopedic, Surgical/Bariatric/Medical)

Geriatric Charge Nurse

• EPIC experience and trained in auditing charts.

• Proven record of reliability and responsibility.

• Remain calm and professional throughout critical incidents.

• Strong analytical skills, capable of assessing conditions and implementing appropriate intervention.

• Resourceful problem solver capable of implementing solutions to complex problems.

• Possess special sensitivity to meeting diverse needs in varied situations.

• Develop rapport with patients, family, staff and physicians.

• Relate well to people from a variety of cultures.


Kaiser Permanente Hospital, SSF, CA

June 2006 – March, 2012

Assistant Nurse Manager

• Manages the units day-to-day clinical operations including practice standards, staffing, payroll, budgets, and quality management.

• Develops and implements action plans to improve staff development.

• Supervises 3 units (Medical/Surgical, Bariatric, Orthopedic, Stroke and Renal Unit) with approximately 56-60 staff members.

• Ensures the highest quality of care is provided and is in compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and established department policies and procedures.

• Utilization of services.

• Monitors the quality of service and utilization standards and assumes specific responsibility for patient care at the unit level.

• Works with health care providers outside of the unit, to achieve optimal patient care across the continuum.

• Investigates and resolves patient/family member concerns regarding patient care.

• Supervises the daily unit operations, including human resources management, department and employee safety programs, and risk management.

• Participates on hospital committees: Nursing Leadership, Best Practice Council and Pharmacy Committee.

• Assists with coordination of orientation of new employees and students (scheduling, monitoring and documentation of weekly progress).

• Assisted in the proper adherence to policy for falls monitoring which included staff counseling and adherence surveillance.

• Assisted Nurse Manager in daily customer service rounds, staffing, counseling and timely follow up to variance reporting.

Kaiser Permanente Hospital, SSF, CA

May, 1986 – May, 2006

Staff Nurse/Relief Nurse

• Responsible and accountable for coordinating the delivery of high quality, cost-effective patient care by directing a team of staff.

• Assisted with the admittance and discharge of patients.

• Performed assessment, provided IV therapy, enteral, and parenteral nutrition, and complex wound care, monitored various drainage devices, and tracheal suctioning.

• Collaborated daily with healthcare team to achieve optimum patient care.

• Assessed patient conditions and advised of changes in status.

• Participated in activities that support own professional growth and development.

• Assisted patients and family members in the education of health care needs.

• Participated in the professional development of newly graduated nurses through preceptor program.

• Primary hard stick (IV) resource for the unit and other units.

Peninsula Hospital, Burlingame, CA

April, 1992 – February, 2005

Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse (Per Diem)

• Coordinates and directs the patient care team.

• Involves in the planning and evaluating of team assignment. Nursing interventions, patient teaching programs, coordinating and supervising patient care to a designated group of patients.

• Communicates with the multidisciplinary team, accepting accountability for nursing practice and patient outcomes.

• Participates in activities that support own professional growth and development.

• Supports and practices the Core Values.

Burlingame Care Hospital, Burlingame, CA

March, 1981 – January, 986

Charge Nurse/Relief Nursing Supervisor

• Supervised RN’s CAN and LVN.

• Accountable for patient assignment, unit operation, and overall patient care.

• Scheduled unit staffing bi-monthly.

• Troubleshooting problems with staff, analyzing needs and generating referrals to appropriate resources.

• Maintain calm, caring environment throughout the shift.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1972-1977

Perpertual Help College

Manila, Philippines


• BCLS certified

• Management Development Courses

• Leadership courses in development and team building

• Stroke certified

• IV Therapy Skills

• Preceptor

• Pain Management Resource Nurse

Languages: English and Tagalog


• Mark Ritter - Nurse Manager

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

1200 El Camino Real

SSF, CA 94080

Phone # (707) ***-****

• Peggy O’Leary - Assistant Nurse Manager

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

1200 El Camino Real

SSF, CA 94080

Phone # (650) ***-****

• Helen Raquipiso - Assistant Nurse Manager

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

1200 El Camino Real

SSF, CA 94080

Phone# (650) ***-****

• Evalyn Palacio - Nursing Supervisor

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

1200 El Camino Real

SSF, CA 94080

Phone # (650) ***-****