Head Nurse Resume Samples

One of the key roles and responsibilities of a Head Nurse is to direct and organize the nursing plan for the hospital or healthcare facility. Apart from this, some of the other important job tasks that can be found on a Head Nurse Resume are: evaluate the performance of various staff nurses, coordinate with external agencies for patient care, collaborate with nursing staff, and assign them their daily/weekly patient schedules.

If you are interested in applying for this challenging job role, there are certain qualifications that are expected from you, such as patience, endurance, strong team management skills, empathetic nature, good leadership skills, ability to multitask, and flexibility to work in different shifts. While the minimum education required for this role is a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, a Master’s Degree and relevant work experience are considered to be a great bonus.

 

Head Nurse Resume example

Head Nurse Resume

Headline : To uphold the mission of an organization by utilizing skills, abilities, education and experience. To engage the customers with respect, integrity and professional care. To improve personal well-being of customers by empowering them with information designed to their specific needs.

Skills : Excellent Communication Skills, Computer Literate, Electronic Medical Records, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Responsible for ordering vaccines, medications, and supplies for clinic.
    2. Maintained lab logs and documentation to comply with Joint Commission Standards.
    3. Trained nursing staff on Electronic Health Charting.
    4. Supervised nursing staff and assisted with training new nursing staff.
    5. Managed staffing and other appropriate leadership in addition to staffing in this low - medium acuity 6-bed unit.
    6. Responsible for all staff education, staffing patterns, Unit Standards of Care and staff evaluations.
    7. Monitor acute conditions knowing when to intervene with physical and pharmacological restraints.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing


Lead Head Nurse Resume

Summary : Extensive experience in business administration and office management. Self-driven and strongly motivated, not requiring micro-management. Excellent leadership skills, with integrity and loyalty.

Skills : Microsoft Office Outlook, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, GreenwayEMR, Quickbooks, Peachtree Accounting, Xcelys, Altegra.

Description :

    1. Responsible primary care, case management, and medication management of up to 18 adolescents with emotional disabilities.
    2. Accurately document all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
    3. Collect blood work to monitor drug levels and performs drug screens.
    4. Ensure the safety and well-being of patients as well as staff.
    5. Record the patient's vital statistics and test results in medical records.
    6. Utilize strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
    7. Work closely with the resident physicians and other facility staff to provide quality care for these patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Nurse


Asst. Head Nurse Resume

Summary : More than 25 years nursing experience 11 years in leadership and management 4 years as CEO business owner and 3 years in academics.

Skills : Surgery, Manager, Case Management, Home Health.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing daily nursing activities on all mental health units.
    2. Supervised and managed Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Community Service Aides, Social Specialists, and Unit Clerks.
    3. Facilitated inmate/patient assessment to the appropriate health care provider.
    4. Developed and implemented patient education programs.
    5. Gathered and aggregated data for continuous quality improvement for the mental health programs.
    6. Familiar with mental health codes and regulations.
    7. Responsible for the planning, operation, leadership, and control of a small urban hospital's ambulatory surgery department.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master In Nursing

Asst. Head Nurse Resume

Objective : Versatile, conscientious, compassionate Leader and Educator with 30 years of experience in the nursing field. Starting in general ICU, Pioneer of renal transplant process. Expert in adult and pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy and apheresis.

Skills : ICU, Nurse, Medical Rep.

Description :

    1. Head Nurse of Renal Unit conducted start-up functions for the Renal Unit including training and supervising staff.
    2. Pioneered renal transplant program for both pediatric and adult patients.
    3. Involved in liver transplant program startup.
    4. Completed pre-transplant workups including case history, and presentation of a case to the transplant team.
    5. Managed in-surgery organ harvesting, perfusion process, and pre/post-transplant for both donor and recipient.
    6. Knowledge of transplant immunosuppression and anti-rejection medications.
    7. Scheduled all nurses, nursing assistants, and any other nursing staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S. In Nursing

Head Nurse III Resume

Summary : To obtain a Nurse position which will enable to utilize the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired over the years to help others. Learn new skills as healthcare continues to evolve; ensure all patients receive quality care in a cost effective manner.

Skills : Nurse Tech, Nurse Assistant.

Description :

    1. Triage patients, either by phone or when they walk-in without an appointment.
    2. Order all medical supplies for the clinic and stock all exam rooms.
    3. Help answer phones and schedule patient appointments.
    4. Schedule surgeries at the local hospital as requested.
    5. Coordinate second opinions, and authorizations.
    6. Change dressings, cast removal, splint applications, and suture removal.
    7. Follow up on radiological studies, labs, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Head Nurse II Resume

Summary : Experienced registered nurse licensed in CT and Fla. with strong clinical and people skills with over 15 years experience in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations.

Skills : Medical Supervisor, Medical Asst.

Description :

    1. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
    2. Processed monthly reports for department performance.
    3. Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented the progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
    4. Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
    5. Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
    6. Established a new practice for three physicians specializing in holistic patient care.
    7. Ensured that nursing care meets patients' needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Head Nurse Technician Resume

Headline : To obtain a position within a Health Care organization that will allow to utilize skills, experience, and knowledge to provide quality health care to the patients served by the organization.

Skills : Nurse Associate, Nurse Tech.

Description :

    1. Establishing and maintaining nursing schedules.
    2. Provide a daily listing of patients to whom medication will be provided.
    3. Assure the adequacy of nursing deployment for the dispensary and medical unit.
    4. Responsible for regular maintenance and inspection of the dispensary.
    5. Assist in medical care and services which include new admissions, annual physical examinations, medical follow up and methadone related services.
    6. Planed the staffing budget and recruitment.
    7. Organized meetings with medical staff from the department for patients care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
A.A.S

Head Nurse I Resume

Summary : To obtain a position at a company where can utilize skills, education, and experience to add to the overall success of the company.

Skills : Nurse Tech, Medical Tech.

Description :

    1. Ensured smooth day to day operation of medical center by making daily assignments for staff.
    2. Monitored and assisted staff to handle patient and staff grievances.
    3. Responsible for selecting new hires and their training.
    4. Established an improved system for tracking, ordering and inventorying supplies.
    5. Developed communication lines between different specialties, nurses, physicians and business administration.
    6. Implemented and encouraged a team-working atmosphere and conducted monthly meetings with clinical staff.
    7. Coordinated daily communications with business administrator and medical director.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Nursing Administration

Head Nurse Supervisor Resume

Summary : Head Nurse clinical requirements as mission needs mandate and are expected to maintain required certifications along with knowledge, skills and expertise through professional development activities.

Skills : Nurse Tech, Nurse Assistant.

Description :

    1. Supervisor and preceptor for all nursing staff.
    2. Performed triage assessments and maintained records of vital statistics.
    3. Prepared patients and assisted physicians with examinations and treatments.
    4. Performed, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests.
    5. Administered immunizations and medications.
    6. Explained treatment procedures, medications and physician instructions to patients.
    7. Responsible for tracking chart metrics as well as coordinating Staff Nurses assigned to the unit.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Nursing

Head Nurse Consultant Resume

Summary : An experienced LPN recently licensed as an RN, looking for full time employment with room for professional growth and development.

Skills : Spanish Speaker, Phelebotomy Certified, I.V Certified.

Description :

    1. Supervised all health and medical-related activities for camp.
    2. Evaluated, planned, implemented, and documented nursing care for campers and staff.
    3. Provided first-aid and emergent care for campers as needed.
    4. Designed and implemented medical training programs for the staff and campers.
    5. Maintained log of administered medications and incident/ accident reports.
    6. Identified health problems serious enough to require a physician's attention.
    7. Maintained the highest level of safety and accountability for camper care.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science

Head Nurse Resume

Objective : Head Nurse in a Health Care facility where can make the most out of nursing education and training, in addition to interpersonal skills to provide the highest level of patient care.

Skills : Medical Supervisor, Medical Assitant.

Description :

    1. Supervised nurses and nursing assistants in the care of patients in the skilled nursing unit.
    2. Completed management classes and supervised union employees.
    3. Planned, directed, and evaluated all nursing care services.
    4. Established and operationalized nursing care programs.
    5. Maintained work schedule for 10-16 employees and arranged proper coverage.
    6. Initialing by, enforcing a turning and wound care protocol.
    7. Encouraged all nursed assigned to seek higher education as well as maintain staff development attendance.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Nursing