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Registered Nurse Manager

Location:
Harrisburg, PA
Salary:
70000
Posted:
September 26, 2018

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Kathleen M. Adams

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

Harrisburg, PA 17111

717-***-****

ac66qi@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Profile

I am a nursing professional with 30 years of nursing and supervisory experience. I have a comprehensive knowledge of direct patient care, nursing procedures, healthcare administration policies and caseload management. I have a reputation of being a self-directed professional with superior problem solving, excellent communication skills and have many years in a management role. I am successful in time management and being able to prioritize task effectively. My experience includes:

● Nurse Manager

● Assistant Nurse Manager

● Charge Nurse

● Staff Nurse

Professional Experience

Holy Spirit Hospital

November 2009 – November 2017

Relief Charge/Staff Nurse

● Provide exceptional level of care to critically ill medical/surgical/trauma patients.

● Interact with patients/families on a daily basis.

● Serve as a professional resource to employees as a preceptor.

● Direct daily nursing functions within a fast-paced and high volume environment.

● Direct ED techs in daily responsibilities.

● Relief charge over 15-20 staff nurses.

● Involved in the following committees:

CAUDI

Lean

Magnet

November 2004 – 2009

I left the workforce to care for ill parent.

Holy Spirit Hospital

2002 – 2004

Nurse Manager, Vascular Intermediate Care Unit

● Responsible for hiring and all annual/probationary evaluations.

● Prepares the departmental policies, regulations and goals for the department.

● Creates developmental paths and plans for staff to increase expertise and caliber of staff.

● Collaborates with medical staff to monitor patient outcomes; set clinical quality priorities, recommend and implement professional improvements and initiatives and implement unit based safety initiatives.

● Ensures that nurses practice in accordance with established Clinical Standards of Practice as defined by the organization.

● Demonstrate effective use of resources including managing flexible staffing patterns to meet patient care needs.

● Hold staff accountable for the efficient use of resources.

● Responsible for all Quality Improvements in the unit.

● Oversee the daily functioning of the department.

● Resolve and manages conflict effectively in a timely manner. Holy Spirit Hospital

2000 – 2004

Assistant Nurse Manager, Vascular Intermediate Care Unit

● Responsible for the hiring a staff of 70 professionals

● Worked closely with vascular physician to develop policy and procedure on the following:

Endarterectomy

Femoral to femoral bypass

Femoral to popilteal bypass

● Provided post-op care to coronary and peripheral stented patients. Holy Spirit Hospital

1994 – 2000

Charge/Staff Nurse, Medical Intensive Care Unit

● Directed patient care decisions for 11 bed unit.

● Interact with patients/families on a regular basis.

● Provide exceptional level of care to critically ill medical/surgical patients.

● Performed all duties of Registered Nurse including administering therapy, maintaining patient treatment records and consulting with physicians. Holy Spirit Hospital

1988 – 1994

Staff Nurse/ Relief Charge, Telemetry Care Unit

● Performed all duties of Registered Nurse including administering therapy, maintaining patient treatment records and consulting with physicians.

● Preceptor for all new nurses.

● Patient teaching to include:

Heart Catheterization

Angioplasty

Angiography

Electro-physiological studies

Ventilators

Single and dual chamber pacemakers

Education

York College of Pennsylvania, York, PA

Currently working toward BSN

Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA

Associates Degree of Science Nursing – May 1988

Certification

BLS

ACLS

TNCC

PALS

References available upon request.



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