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Manager Nurse

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United States
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Posted:
April 28, 2014

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Resume: Paula K. Linden RN BSN

Paula K. Linden RN BSN

***** ******* *****, ******** *******, Mo.

Phone: 314-***-****

E-mail: acdwi5@r.postjobfree.com

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Objectives

Seeking opportunity to apply extensive nursing and management experience in a Nursing Education or Management

setting to improve the health of the community served

Education

CHAMBERLAIN COLLEGE OF NURSING BSN PROGRAM

Graduation 12/23/2012

MISSOURI BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER – Town and Country, MO

Diploma 1982-1984

CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY – Warrensburg, MO

Area of study: Social Work and Nutrition 1980-1982

MERIMAC COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Kirkwood, MO

Area of study: Health Science 1978-1980

WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY – Macomb, IL

Area of study: Pre-Med 1977-1978

EAST DUBUQUE HIGH SCHOOL – East Dubuque, IL

High School Diploma 1973-1977

Experience

Perioperative Nurse Manager – Barnes West County Hospital 2010- Current

i. Responsible for providing exceptional patient surgical experience and developing and

implementing “lean” business strategies to continue to improve financial success of the

organization.

ii. Engage all employees of various skill sets to achieve the strategic goals of the

organization.

iii. Constant assessment and re-assessment of patient care standards to provide an

exceptional patient care experience.

iv. Recruit, develop and retain high performing employees who will be able to provide an

excellent patient

experience

Operating Room Staff Nurse – St. Luke’s Hospital 2004-2010

i. Provided excellent patient care according to AORN standards to all types of surgical

patients possessing a broad range of medical conditions.

ii. Precepted and helped develop new staff members to deliver exceptional patient care.

iii. Delivered exceptional patient care within a fiscally responsible manner.

Emergency Department Nurse Manager- St. Luke’s Hospital 1999-2004

i. Possessed twenty four hour responsibility of a 20 bed Emergency Department and the

patients we served.

ii. Successful implementation of quality patient care standards that improved the quality of

care delivered at the organization

iii. Successful management of two million dollar annual budget

iv. Improved and maintained recruitment and retention of high quality employees to a goal of

98.8%

Staff Nurse Emergency Department/Telemetry/Medical-Surgical Units- MBMC 1985-1999

i. Provided excellent, direct patient care to a wide variety of patients will multisystem

disease processes

ii. Provided supervision of staff and patient care as the evening charge nurse

iii. Participated in clinical research projects

iv. Provided exceptional patient care to a wide variety of cardiac patients including first day

post-op open heart patients and cardiac stent patients.

v. Opened first PTCA unit in the organization

Home Health Agency Staff Nurse- Call-A-Nurse 1984-1985

i. Provided direct patient care for adults and geriatric patients in a home care setting

ii. Successful application of APIE nursing process for adult and geriatric patients

iii. Communicated and coordinated care among physicians, patients and managers

Resume: Paula K. Linden RN BSN

Skill Set

1. Possess the skill set necessary to recruit and retain high performing employees

2. Ability to engage employees to meet organizational strategies

3. Proficient with goal setting and achievement of “lean” business strategies

4. Superior verbal and written communication skills

5. Ability to implement new service models to meet growing business.

6. Possess skill set necessary to educate staff to provide exceptional patient care

7. Ability to provide exceptional, direct patient care in OR/ER/Telemetry/Medical/Surgical setting

8. Proficient with quality improvement implementation

9. Proficient in process Improvement/ Service Redesign

10. Proficient in elevating patient care standards

11. Proficient in budgeting and staff development

Certifications

12. BLS

13. ACLS

14. PALS

Accomplishments and Community Involvement

15. Humanitarian mission efforts to Mexico 2000-2005

16. Small group leader for Grace Church 1995-Current

17. Member AORN 2012-current

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