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Skillful Director of Nursing resume

Professional Summary

Outstanding experienced Nursing Director with 20 plus years of Professional practice in the Ambulatory Surgery setting. Maintaining an Exceptional reputation for achieving the highest levels of patient satisfaction and positive clinical outcomes. Seeking leadership role in Ambulatory Surgery, clinic, or hospital settings. I have 30 plus years in Nursing with special emphasis on the ambulatory setting, and patient education. Experienced Conscious Sedation Administrator with Advanced Physical Assessment skills.


California Board of Registered Nursing License #511947

Basic Life Support Expires 07/2020

Advanced Life Support Expires 07/2020

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Expires 12/2019

Skill Highlights
  • Experienced Director of Clinical Operations
  • Conscious Sedation Administration
  • Exceptional Patient Education Instructor
  • Outstanding Patient Satisfaction results
  • Advanced Physical Assessment skills
  • Highly Skilled Venipuncture, all ages
Director Of Clinical Operations 08/2017 to 06/2019 Advanced Surgery Center San Jose, CA
  • Directly coordinated management teams including Human Resources, Material management and Nursing services to discuss clinical strategies, and construction phases
  • Prepared and presented Quality Review Quarterly meetings to Medical Advisory Committee
  • Successfully passed Two State Surveys: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Life Safety
  • Facilitated company wide transition of IT to Cloud platform for over 100 employees and Doctors/Surgeons
  • Successfully transitioned employees and Doctors with closing of two clinics and migration of manpower to another
  • Produced annual and quarterly Quality Assurance Performance Indicators (QAPI) report for Medical Advisory committee
  • Conducted 31 State Mandated educational Inservices and on going education for over 70 plus employees
  • Directs hiring and laying off of employees
  • Developed and delivered Clinical staff annual evaluations and competencies with developmental improvement plans
  • Performed monthly Audits on all aspects of the Centers programs to assess and manage performance
  • Maintains staff scheduling for daily operations
  • Facilitates conflict resolution with patients and staff
Director Of Nursing 09/2016 to 08/2017 Stevenson Surgery Center Fremont, CA
  • Directed Employees in Preoperative, Post Anesthesia Care Unit,Sterile Processing, Materials Management and Operating Room
  • Lead recruiting and hiring of professional staff
  • Ensured compliance with State and Federal regulators
  • Researched and recruited new medical business opportunities
  • Wrote protocols for Ketamine Infusion therapy
  • Advanced professional competencies into Circulating RN in OR
  • Developed and maintained quality care indicators, including creating and improving medical protocols
Registered Nurse 08/2015 to 08/2016 Silicon Valley Surgery Center Los Gatos, CA
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines for over 200 surgeons
  • Preop admission of patients-infant to adult, performing data collection for history and physical, IV initiation, med. administration, and prep for surgery with emphasis on Safety and patient Education
  • PACU, focus on successful immersion from anesthesia, pain management, control of nausea/vomitting and patient education for discharge
  • Endoscopy-delivery of Conscious Sedation, rapid hand off of necessary equipment and specimen collection

Senior Staff Registered Nurse 06/2014 to 11/2014 Hacienda Surgery Center Pleasanton, CA
  • Developed initial patient protocols for Total Knee Replacement in Ambulatory Surgery setting
  • Successfully implemented new patient protocols for Total Knee Replacement with 100% pain control and zero post op infection
Nursing Manager 07/2004 to 12/2010 Santa Cruz Surgery Center Santa Cruz, CA
  • Nursing Manager of PREOP, PACU and Endoscopy including Special Procedures
  • Hiring, Supervising and Evaluating a nursing staff of 30 RNs
  • Analysis, data collection and selection of surgical case load
  • Administration of Conscious Sedation
  • Developed and delivered Nursing In-services
Clinical Nursing Instructor For Registered Nursing Program 08/1993 to 01/1995 IVY Tech State College Indianapolis, IN
  • Dynamically educated nursing students in hospital, clinic, & lab settings
  • Taught Math Medication Calculation course for nursing students
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Indiana University School of Nursing Indianapolis,IN, USA
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Vanessa Rattigan
Professional Summary
Accomplished Program Manager with career history marked by successes in reducing costs, streamlining procedures and generating new revenue streams. Remarkable abilities in developing innovative business strategies. Skilled Program Manager offering over [number] years' progressive experience. Self-directed and proactive with demonstrated track record of success.
  • Accomplished leader
  • Quality improvement competency
  • Analytical thinker
  • Decision-making ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills
Work History
Director of Nursing 07/2013 to 10/2014
Massachusetts Partnership for Correctional Healthcare Walpole, MA 02071
  • Skillfully developed departmental goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures.
  • Organized the department in accordance with administrative guidelines in order to provide specified nursing services to meet the legal, organizational and medical staff guidelines.
  • Led the planning and achievement of goals and objectives consistent with the agency mission and philosophy.
  • Interpreted and communicated new or revised policies to staff.
  • Continually maintained and improved the company's reputation and positive image in the markets served.
  • Encouraged creative thinking, problem solving, and empowerment as part of the facility management group to improve morale and teamwork.
  • Achieved high staff morale and retention through effective communication, prompt problem resolution, proactive supervisory practices and facilitating a proactive work environment.
  • Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Supervised and managed the daily activities of a clinical team consisting of [number] physicians, nurses and support staff.
  • Investigated, provided and submitted information to Quality Department about special incidents, events and complaints.
  • Introduced, negotiated and implemented new projects to expand scope of engagement.
  • Initiated audit process to evaluate thoroughness of documentation and maintenance of facility standards.
  • Monitored Infection Control and Critical Incidents, Risk Management and Quality Improvement plans.
  • Maintained good communication between department heads, medical staff and governing boards by attending board meetings and synchronizing interdepartmental functions.
Nurse Manager 11/2007 to 07/2013
MHM-Services, Inc. Bridgewater State Hospital - Bridgewater, MA
  • Investigated, provided and submitted information to Quality Department about special incidents, events and complaints.
  • Investigated and reported issues relating to patient care or conditions that might hinder patient well-being.
  • Confidently managed the overall operation of nursing services and patient care, including financial management, quality assurance, patient care, safety risk management, teammate satisfaction, quality index scores and facility maintenance.
Health Services Administrator 10/2014 to Current
Massachusetts Partnership for Correctional Healthcare MCI Cedar Junction - Walpole, MA
  • Organized the department in accordance with administrative guidelines in order to provide specified nursing services to meet the legal, organizational and medical staff guidelines.
  • Skillfully developed departmental goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures.
  • Led the planning and achievement of goals and objectives consistent with the agency mission and philosophy.
Staff Nurse - Acute Psychiatry / Palliative Care 09/2005 to 11/2007
Veteran's Healthcare Administration Brockton, MA
Staff Nurse 09/2003 to 09/2005
UMass Correctional Healthcare MCI Cedar Junction - Walpole, MA
Associate of Science: Nursing 2003 Brockton Hospital School of Nursing - Brockton, MA
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Experienced Director of Nursing resume

Professional Summary
Assistant Director of Nursing driven to achieve the highest levels of client satisfaction through comprehensive client care and emotional support. Oversees and manages the work and services provided by the nursing staff. Responsible for variety of administrative duties to include hiring, training staff, infection control, scheduling and departmental budget. Ensuring quality customer service and compliance with all federal, state and local rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures set by my employer.
ADNS Assist Director of Nursing Oct 2016
Charlton Place Rehabilitation Center Deatsville, AL
  • Planning, organizing, developing and directing the daily functions of the Nursing Service Department to ensure the highest quality care is maintained.
  • Maintaining and updating written policies and procedures.
  • Schedule work assignment.
  • Delegate authority, responsibility and accountability necessary to perform assigned duties.
  • Monitor Absentees, Hiring, Orientation, Training and Education.
ICU Stepdown Charge Nurse Jan 2016
Baptist East Hospital Montgomery
  • Assist physician with bedside sterile procedures, Initiate and monitor all critical drips, Care provided to Cardiac, Neuro, Surgery, Respiratory, Ortho, Emergency and critical patients.
  • Administer medications, Tube feedings, Blood and blood products, Admission, Assessment, Wound care, Central lines, Pacemaker, Defribrillator, interpret cardiac rhythm, and Code Team Member.
RN Charge Nurse Jan 2015 to Dec 2016
Jackson Hospital Montgomery, Al
  • Daily rounds with Doctors, Monitor and initiate drips, Care provided to Cardiac and critical Patients, (Heart Cath, Stent Placement, Open Heart etc), Respiratory treatments, Administer medications, Tube feedings, Blood and Blood products, Admission, Assessment, Wound care, Iv Therapy etc.
RN Charge Nurse, Supervisor, Unit Manager Mar 2005 to Sep 2016
Golden Living Center Montgomery, Al
  • Supervise Unit and Nursing Facility, Staffing, Inservice, Education, Administer medications, Respiratory Treatments, Continuous and bolus feedings, Insulin, start IV's, initiate and maintain IV therapy, call in prescription refills, vital signs, pacemaker checks, Admission, Assessment, Documentation etc.
  • CERTIFICATION Staff training and development Critical Care Experience Proven patience and self-discipline Unit Manager Experience Personal and professional integrity Supervisor Experience Relationship and team building Charge Nurse Sound decision making.
ADN, Nursing 2011 Lurleen Wallace College Greenville, AL Nursing
Skill Highlights, Practical Nursing 2005 Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery, AL Practical Nursing
Critical Care, decision making, directing, Documentation, Staff training, Hiring, team building, Assist physician, Nursing, organizing, policies, prescription refills, quality, Sound, Staffing, Supervisor, Surgery, Therapy, vital signs, Wound care, written
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