Top Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Registered Nurse Charge Nurse. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Registered Nurse Charge Nurse resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.1% of Registered Nurse Charge Nurse resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Registered Nurse Charge Nurse actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Registered Nurse Charge Nurse resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Supervised nurses and patient care technicians, coordinated treatment times, monitored lab work and communicated with physician regarding abnormalities.
  • Oversee the operation of a Medical/Surgical Unit insuring quality, accuracy, team collaboration, and outstanding patient care and satisfaction
  • Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcome.
  • Coordinate patient care through communication and written documentation to physician and other disciplines involved in patient care.
  • Functioned as liaison between medical and psychiatric physicians to facilitate communication regarding patient care and follow up.
  • Collaborate with physician and nursing supervisor to maintain communication and provide clinical level of patient care.
  • Led patient care conference in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to empower patient and family.
  • Provided direct patient care and formulated medical plan of care for Medical/Surgical patients.
  • Assessed and documented patient care including pertinent diagnostic testing to determine health status.
  • Provided and managed goal-oriented patient care by utilizing established processes and protocols.
  • Provided excellent physician communication about patient care and patient status changes.
  • Provided direct patient care of critically acute neurology and surgical patients.
  • Coordinated departmental activities and operations and responded to patient care issues.
  • Coordinated care with multidisciplinary team to achieve whole-patient care.
  • Collaborated with other professional disciplines to coordinate patient care.
  • Collaborate with other interdisciplinary team in patient care.
  • Provided high quality patient care with increased leadership opportunity
  • Provided direct patient care and medical/nursing assessments.
  • Documented patient care in electronic medical record.
  • Provided leadership, education and direction to promote a healthy, therapeutic milieu and competent, quality delivery of patient care.

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2. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Charge nurse Forensic adult unit/ charge nurse adult/geriatric/medical psychiatric unit, staff nurse of pediatric/adolescent psychiatric unit.
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse for largely geriatric population, along with both adult and adolescent clientele.
  • Registered Nurse/Midwife worked as charge nurse in an Obstetrics/Gynecological unit of 30beds.
  • Charge nurse for Medical clinic at Maryland State Facility for Developmentally Delayed.
  • Charge Nurse/Registered nurse in small rural community hospital.
  • Gained experience as a charge nurse in a busy pediatric emergency and exhibited flexibility to float to other units for support.
  • Assume leadership role (Charge Nurse) with progressive responsibility while identifying leadership opportunities for professional growth of self and peers.
  • Served as the Charge Nurse for the Dual Diagnosis Unit (Psychiatric Problems and Substance Abuse), Detoxification and PTSD.
  • Assigned as the charge nurse on the Patient Care Unit and supervised other nursing personnel assigned to care for the patients.
  • Charge nurse for weekend shift, with responsibilities including staff management and physician satisfaction and management of scheduled and emergent surgeries.
  • Performed charge nurse duties, including responsibility for unit, staffing and preparing patients for transfer Level III medical centers.
  • Performed as a charge nurse in this 37 patient bed acute care hospital, which includes a 4 bed ICU.
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse and Medical Nurse duties and responsibilities and tasks as well as Charge Nurse of Children's Unit.
  • Work experience includes working as Charge Nurse for 36 bed unit, providing direct care to patients and their families.
  • Charge nurse, decisive, delegating and managing people, problem solving to maintain safety and compliance with facility guidelines.
  • Perform charge nurse duties, including patient and nurse assignments, staffing decisions, and patient and family complaint resolution.
  • Served as Charge nurse on the medical-surgical unit in the hospital and skilled nursing unit at the nursing home.
  • Performed as Charge Nurse working directly with nursing staff and physicians to provide direction and maintain flow within department.
  • Worked as charge nurse and medication nurse on units from child through geriatric, dual diagnosis and high acuity.
  • Charge Nurse in a 30 bed inpatient Detox Unit, supervised LPN and CNA in 23 bed Rehab Unit.

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3. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Performed comprehensive admissions, assessments, of diagnosed chronically mentally patients on a 30 bed inpatient involuntary psychiatric admission unit.
  • Demonstrated competence in assessing, treating, and caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective.
  • Interact with patients, patient families, clinical team and community resources establishing relationships and providing positive customer service.
  • Maintained active professional relationships with doctors and patients by assessing needs and levels of satisfaction with Hospital services.
  • Established and initiated effective patient education program on kidney failure and dialysis treatments evidenced by increased patient knowledge.
  • Provide nursing leadership to assigned staff in the delivery of care to patients in needed of mental/psychiatric/medical interventions.
  • Managed pain effectively by implementing position changes, cold therapy, activity, timely administration of analgesics.
  • Perform physical assessments on a daily basis to identify clinical changes and improvements for each individual.
  • Assess patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Supervised and managed the delivery and administration of daily doses of oral and intravenous medications.
  • Collected, communicated, and documented individual patient care plans while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Assessed complications, prioritized, and initiated treatments to unresponsive patients per protocol.
  • Worked collaboratively with members of multidisciplinary team in meeting treatment goals for patients.
  • Assessed emergent health conditions, using both physiologically and technologically, derived data.
  • Performed admissions; conducted comprehensive assessments; developed and managed care plans.
  • Implemented individualized plan of care for patients and performed appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Established and maintained excellent patient care and established care giver family relationships.
  • Reviewed labs and communicated results with Physicians and received orders if applicable.
  • Acquired diverse experience caring for patients and also assumed charge responsibilities.
  • Collaborated with physicians to achieve positive outcomes for patient the population.

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4. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Assist in the supervision, orientation and training of new nursing staff - Supervise and direct nursing staff (CNA's)
  • Performed supervisory and charge nurse duties with LPN's and CNA's to maintain and meet all the residents' needs.
  • Staff Nurse for 64 bed skilled nursing facility, monitored and supervised one LPN and 6 CNA's.
  • Monitored and implemented the resident Plan of Care and provided direct oversight of CNA's and Medication Aides.
  • Provide functional direction and assistance to LPN s and CNA s and complete new staff orientation and training.
  • Administer medications, provide quality care to our residents, oversee CNA work, treatments and cares.
  • Charge of unit, Including delegation of tasks according to training of CNA's and LPN's.
  • Supervised LPN's, CNA's and support staff in all aspects of clinical treatment of patients.
  • Supervised approximately 15 other individuals including LPN's, CNA's, and ancillary personnel.
  • Supervised care provided by ten registered nurses, six CNA's, and monitor techs.
  • Direct supervisor of 3 Licensed Practical Nurse and 5 CNA's assigned to the unit.
  • Supervised CNA's and QMA's and evaluated their time management to improve nursing services.
  • Assign and supervise CNA's and provide teaching for appropriate care based on patient needs.
  • Created ideas for management of efficient and time saving strategies, for nurses and CNA.
  • Acted as after hour nurse manager on night shift supporting 18 nurses and 24 CNAS.
  • Supervised a nursing staff of five which includes skilled RN, LPN and CNA.
  • Oversee a psychiatric unit to include LPN's, CNA's and behavioral staff.
  • Manage CNA staff to care for the patients based on individual care plans.
  • Delegate, train, evaluate and support RN, LPN and CNA personnel.
  • Supervised and delegated tasks as needed to CNA's and other medical staff.

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5. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Stabilized/processed each patient for one year to life and succeeded in decreasing anti- social behavior and emergency situations.
  • Fielded out Emergency Situations with immediate and appropriate intervention for safety and Enhanced patient outcomes.
  • Facilitate physician, nursing and administrative support in non-emergency and emergency situations efficiently and professionally.
  • Perform efficiently in emergency situations following protocols, remaining calm, and inform appropriate persons.
  • Delegate responsibilities to employees and ensure delivery of care in routine and emergency situations.
  • Direct staff activities during emergency situations in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
  • Administered routine medications, as well as emergency medication in emergency situations.
  • Identified and responded in an efficient and timely manner to emergency situations.
  • Assess patient conditions in emergency situations to provide appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Respond to emergency situations quickly and appropriately per hospital policy.
  • Respond appropriately in urgent and/or emergency situations.
  • Utilize critical thinking in emergency situations.
  • Identified and responded to emergency situations.
  • Assume primary responsibility in emergency situations.
  • Handle emergency situations as per policy with dignity, competency and care while ensuring both physical and psychological need of the resident
  • Directed staff in emergency situations, including calling appropriate codes, communication with other staff and report to manager after incidents.
  • Directed the staff in all emergency situations, called codes as needed and communicated and gave report to managers and supervisors.
  • Identify resident problems and emergency situations and initiates an immediate plan of action according to nursing home policies and procedures.
  • Respond to emergency situations on the unit as well as other departments when PALS provider is required.
  • Informed the Supervisor of all emergency situations and any pertinent changes in residents' condition.

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6. LPN

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Here's how LPN is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Provided direct supervision and delegation of assignments of LPNs and non-professional nursing personnel.
  • Provide direct care to the patient and supervise the day to day nursing activities performed by RN, LPN an CNA.
  • Managed care for as many as 30 patients and supervised 2 LPNs and 3-4 nursing assistants in long term care setting.
  • Provided patient to my assigned patients and was charge nurse for LPNs, certified med techs, and all other UAP.
  • Supervised and made assignments for all nursing assistants, LPN's, and RN's who provided care to the residents.
  • Supervised other RN's and LPN's, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Functioned as charge nurse for 30 bed medical unit, including practice of LPN's as well as RN's.
  • Coordinated and supervised the care floor that consisted of 26 patients along with multiple LPN's and Dialysis Techs.
  • Admitted, transferred, and discharged patients as part of team of two licensed practical nurses (LPN).
  • Delegate and supervise daily tasks to nursing assistants, medical assistants, supervised RN and LPN on floor.
  • Evaluate staffing requirements, including floor assignments; supervised LPN's, nursing assistants, and medication aides.
  • Oversee CNA and LPN staff* Daily problem solving to ensure staff are able to effectively perform their jobs.
  • Started working here as an LPN, and continued to work while returning to school for RN.
  • Leveraged exceptional detail orientation and supervisory skills to manage another RN, LPN and nursing assistants.
  • Maintained a safe environment on the ward while supervising mental health techs, LPN and patients.
  • Charge Nurse duties involved: Ensuring effective scheduling and assignment of LPN and RN Staff duties.
  • Staff RN responsibilities included total care for 6-7 post-surgical patients, as well as supervising LPN.
  • Delegate group therapy tasks to the Program Specialist, and medication dispensing tasks to the LPN.
  • Supervised PCT and LPN in providing care to chronic dialysis patients in an outpatient clinic setting.
  • Direct care of 5-8 medical/surgical patients and supervise care for an additional 6-8 LPN's patients.

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7. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Review patient lab reports; communicate with physicians in updating patient status and implementing modifications to treatment plans when necessary.
  • Directed the administration of medications and maintained close communication with each client to assess the effectiveness of individual treatment plans.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation and was responsible for reviewing and updating Nursing Treatment Plans.
  • Participated in the development of the comprehensive individualized treatment plans as part of a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Formulated interdisciplinary treatment plans utilizing relevant medical data, behavioral characteristics, and attainable goals.
  • Collaborate effectively with other health service professionals to develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Collaborated with patients and treatment team to develop patient-centered treatment plans.
  • Performed physical assessments of patients facilitating treatment plans and evaluation strategies.
  • Participate in individual treatment plans for patients with different medical conditions.
  • Evaluated case history and collected data to devise individualized treatment plans.
  • Administer prescribed medications in accordance with individualized patient treatment plans.
  • Provided excellent assessment skills and timely recommendations for treatment plans.
  • Participated actively in the development of individualized treatment plans.
  • Formulated, implemented, and evaluated individual treatment plans.
  • Developed individualized treatment plans for patients during their admission.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans specific to each individual.
  • Identified patient problems and developed treatment plans accordingly.
  • Developed treatment plans based on identified patient problems.
  • Provided crisis intervention, implement individual treatment plans.
  • Completed necessary diagnostic testing & initiate treatment plans.

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8. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Worked cohesively with manager and director in developing future strategic/business plans to implement integrated technology in a competitive health care environment.
  • Communicate and cooperate with members of interdisciplinary health care team to accomplish resident goals established in care/service plans.
  • Promoted quality health in 85-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility and supervised staff of six professional health care employees
  • Provided all nursing services in multidisciplinary health care, including providing patient and family education.
  • Communicated with patients therapeutically with their family and collaborated with other health care teams.
  • Transcribe physician and or other health care professional's orders appropriately and accurately.
  • Collaborate effectively with an interdisciplinary team of medical and health care professionals.
  • Implement individualized treatment programs under the direction of health care practitioner.
  • Worked collaboratively with health care professionals to stabilize medically compromised patients.
  • Make recommendations to multidisciplinary health care team regarding patient care.
  • Communicated with other health care professionals regarding a patient status.
  • Developed therapeutic relationships sustained throughout the health care continuum.
  • Directed and supervised less skilled nursing/health care personnel.
  • Collaborated with members of the health care team and the patient's family to establish safe interventions meeting patient's goals.
  • Perform assessments in a variety of settings: Health Care Unit, Intake, Housing Units, and Chronic Care Clinics.
  • Supervised and delegated nursing duties to LPN and Nursing Assistants to assure patient a safe environment and continuity of health care.
  • Maintain open, positive, and professional communications with co-workers, physician, and other members of the health care team.
  • Collaborated with the interdisciplinary team to provide mental health care for patients on both geriatric and acute care psychiatric units.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary health care team to provide care to patients who are suffering illness and injury.
  • Provided care for a broad and diverse patient population including pediatric, medical-surgical, geriatric and emergent mental health care.

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9. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Progressed to Clinical Team Leader with responsibilities including timekeeping, scheduling of all staff members, oversaw and managed productivity.
  • Supervised seven staff members and ensured the accurate documentation of daily activities and the emotional responses of residents.
  • Performed and educate staff members in coordination with operating departments on research and implementation of best practices.
  • Delegate patient care responsibilities and coordinate 10 licensed and non-licensed staff members in day-to-day functions.
  • Supervised and directed staff members made patient assignments and coordinated patient care with ancillary departments.
  • Set a good positive example and Coordinated with other staff members including effective Communication.
  • Supervised and mentored subordinate staff members and was responsible for evaluation input.
  • Supervised and delegated care to licensed and unlicensed staff members.
  • Managed up to eight interdisciplinary staff members.
  • Encourage communication among staff members.
  • Managed and Supervised Patient care provided by 15 staff members for a 59 bed long term care and physical rehabilitation facility.
  • Supervised over the unit and delegated task as needed to other staff members, and was there for them when needed.
  • Supervised up to 15 staff members for a 28 chair dialysis clinic for up to 84 patients daily 16+ hours daily.
  • Assisted in education of new staff members regarding evidence based practice and clinical decision making in a plethora of cardiac patients.
  • Created nursing assignments, handled discrepancies between staff members, family members, and/or patients in the absence of supervisor.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities after being elected by fellow staff members to serve as representative for the intensive care unit council.
  • Conduct staffing, scheduling and performance reviews for 80 staff members and assist in monitoring Infections, falls and wounds.
  • Worked collaboratively with all staff members, including the doctors, to help patients and family members meet their goals.
  • Serve as a resource and support staff members for questions ranging from computer complications to changes in patients' status.
  • Coordinate (4) staff members in direct patient care of oncology departments: Radiation, chemotherapy, and GYN.

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10. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Charge Nurse on postpartum/medical/surgical/telemetry overflow unit.
  • Staff nurse and relief charge nurse on orthopedic-telemetry unit Staff trainer for McKesson Electronic Medical Record conversion New employee preceptor
  • Delivered medical-surgical nursing care on 30-bed medical-surgical telemetry ward with a focus on care for surgical and trauma patients.
  • Provided professional nursing care for medically complex patients needing extended hospitalizations on a busy Medical/Surgical/Telemetry LTAC floor.
  • Provided supervision and leadership to approximately 5 allied nursing professionals in a 24-bed critical care telemetry unit.
  • Served on primary team for opening of new hospital's medical-surgical operations and Telemetry Unit.
  • Assess and carefully monitor medically diverse patients who require telemetry and safely administer medications.
  • Provided clinical emotional care to medical and surgical patients principally requiring telemetry monitoring.
  • Delivered high quality patient care to patients in telemetry and post-surgical settings.
  • Monitored patients on telemetry, cardiac drips, and with respiratory insufficiency.
  • Registered Nurse for telemetry units included Neurology, NeuroSurgery & ENT services.
  • Establish telemetry monitoring, interpret and analyze data collected via SpaceLabs.
  • Full telemetry monitoring of floor patients primarily cardiac in nature.
  • Managed patients on telemetry and other life threatening cardiac emergencies.
  • Registered Nurse on the Medical-Surgical/Telemetry floor with Charge Nurse experience.
  • Provided nursing care to adult patients on a medical/surgical/telemetry unit.
  • Interpret telemetry readings and notify physician of significant changes.
  • Monitored vital signs and telemetry and took action accordingly.
  • Provide progressive/step down telemetry care to acute adult patients.
  • Performed rhythm strip interpretation for assigned patients on telemetry.

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11. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Leveraged interpersonal communication strengths to establish rapport and build trust with patients and families in a multicultural environment.
  • Worked independently to carry out the multidisciplinary team approach for this difficult client population
  • Noted for developing successful Behavioral Modification Care Plans for difficult patients.
  • Recognized for ability to avoid violence by verbally deescalating difficult patients.
  • Assisted physicians in performing emergency ICU procedures.
  • Fulfilled role responsibilities of Emergency Room Registered Nurse, House Supervisor, Rapid Response Team Registered Nurse, ICU Registered Nurse.
  • Assisted family members in coping with the birth of premature infants and other problems that can occur with this particular population.
  • Worked as Charge Nurse with clinical coordinator duties and was instrumental in the opening of a new 12 bed NeuroSurgical ICU.
  • Care for children birth to 18 years needing less care than required ICU but not stable enough for the floor.
  • Collaborated with our ICU CNS to evaluate code blue and rapid response records to improve practice at emergency events.
  • Provide skilled nursing care to acute and critically ill patients(ages 18 and above) in ICU/CCU units.
  • Delivered primary nursing care for 1-2 critically ill patients in a 26-bed adult ICU at a 500-bed regional hospital.
  • Provided primary nursing care for 1-3 adults in a 12 bed adult CICU at a 250 bed community hospital.
  • Acted in both staff and supervisory nursing roles for the NICU and provided total care for high risk neonates.
  • Advanced leadership skills demonstrated through serving as relief ICU charge RN and relief nursing supervisor for inpatient areas.
  • Perform all aspects of care for patients and critically ill infants in a 70 bed Level III NICU.
  • Provide exceptional care to patients, including patients recently released from the intensive care unit (ICU).
  • Carried out the role and responsibilities of ICU nurse when floating to ICU unit to cover staff shortage.
  • Assigned responsibility for high risk psychiatric ICU patients, due to caring, compassionate approach and communication skills.
  • Scheduled and supervised nursing staff for the East wing of CICU (14 bed high acuity).

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12. Triage

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Here's how Triage is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Updated and maintained over 20 clinic patient education materials to increase accessibility and decrease working hours associated with telephone triage.
  • Worked Emergency Department assessed patients, performed triage and stabilized while precisely communication condition to of patient to physician.
  • Practice emergency medicine including triage and stabilization of a wide variety of patients in a critical access hospital.
  • Received extensive counseling and telephone triage, advice experience and how to effectively communicate with my subordinates.
  • Job duties include emergency department triage, managing critically ill and critically injured trauma patients.
  • Participated in the implementation of the provider in triage/rapid medical evaluation process.
  • Performed mandatory yearly competency testing for Medical Assistants working in Triage.
  • Developed Triage Telecommunication department for 2 clinics.
  • Provided telephone triage for oncology outpatients.
  • Initial triage and secondary assessments performed.
  • Charge Nurse/Precept Nurses/Patient bedside care/Advanced Triage
  • Care Manager/Triage nurse/phone triage nurse/Pediatrics.
  • Gathered history with walk in and EMS patients; conceptualized and created care plans and interventions based on assessment during triage.
  • Organized training programs to train new personnel to telephone triage, which resulted in personnel being better trained with less time.
  • Administer medications, injections, maintain accountability of all controlled substances and prescriptions, triage, admit, and discharges.
  • Supported emergency services with clinical skills, including triage, respiratory treatments, injections, and IV infusions, etc.
  • Performed triage, care and instruction of emergent medical, surgical and psychiatric patients in a multidisciplinary team work setting.
  • Utilized multitasking skills to perform as a triage, charge, and staff nurse during the 12 hour shift.
  • Summarize assessment data, and makes a triage decision which is documented and communicated to other patient care providers.
  • Labored patients, assessed triage patients, scrubbed cesarean sections, and organized the stock used in materials management.

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13. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Care involved airway maintenance, monitoring vital signs, administering medications, and communicating effectively with physicians and other team members.
  • Obtained vital signs-head to toe assessments-monitored blood glucose for diabetic patients-administered insulin-antibiotic injections-TB injections- and breathing treatments.
  • Conducted assessments, administered medication, and monitored vital signs, telemetry, and oxygen saturation.
  • Administered medications, monitored vital signs, maintained intravenous therapies and updated charts.
  • Monitored patients vital signs recording these and other pertinent medical information.
  • Monitored vital signs to assess detoxification symptoms and medicate as necessary.
  • Perform patient evaluations including monitoring and tracking vital signs.
  • Monitor patients vital signs throughout patients treatment
  • Monitor patient vital signs, schedule doctor visits, monthly client summary, and respond to any psychological changes in patients.
  • Assess, re-assess and monitor patient's physical and emotional status, including vital signs and response to care or treatment.
  • Administered IV fluids and medications, inserted catheters, monitored vital signs and ensured all ICU life support equipment functioned properly.
  • Perform patient care for four to eight patients, ADL, Vital signs, and general rounds as per RN in charge
  • Charted throughout day, charted vital signs, pain levels, positioning of patient, etc at least every 2 hours.
  • Monitored vital signs, assessed change in status, passed medications, provided personal care and changed sterile and non-sterile dressings.
  • Performed PACU monitoring, observation, managing vital signs and side effects of sedation medications, patient education and discharge.
  • Assessed patients health problems and needs, developed and implemented nursing care plans, administered medications and monitor vital signs.
  • Staff RN duties included managing and administering medications, assessing vital signs, labs, procedures and readiness for discharge.
  • Assessed patients for withdrawal symptoms, vital signs, IV insertion, IV therapy and other vital nursing care.
  • Provide patient care and monitor vital signs, confer with providers on patient's progress and report special circumstances.
  • Performed triage and initial assessments and closely monitored and recorded vital signs, airway and sedation and pain levels.

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14. Rehab

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Here's how Rehab is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Coordinate nursing care activities in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team to facilitate achievement of care plan goals.
  • Focused on rehabilitation and providing continuity of care for post-surgical and post-stroke residents in order to restore maximum independence.
  • Administered psychological, physical, educational, rehabilitative care during treatment to ensure patient comfort, health and safety.
  • Document patient medical history and symptoms, administer treatment and medications, and follow-up with patients during rehabilitation.
  • Worked closely with Physical Therapists, Occupation Therapists and Social Workers for holistic patient care and optimal rehabilitation.
  • Serve as professional resource for Vocational Rehabilitation Program by providing expertise and knowledge related to medical issues.
  • Facilitated transitioning from hospital level of care to rehabilitation and then transitioning to home care setting.
  • Communicate with interdisciplinary teams while striving for the absolute best rehabilitation progress and comprehensive care possible.
  • Performed wound and incision assessments and care across 120-bed post-acute rehabilitation and long-term care facility.
  • Provided professional therapy in drug/alcohol rehabilitation with children, adolescents, adults, & geriatrics.
  • Implemented total patient care for adult rehabilitation and geriatric patients, including end-of-life care.
  • Provide advanced medical and nursing care with patients requiring post hospital therapies and rehabilitation.
  • Initiate and implement appropriate preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing procedures and techniques.
  • Acquired extensive experience in geriatric and rehabilitative nursing in a long-term care facility.
  • Managed and provided support and direction to nursing staff of this rehabilitation hospital.
  • Provide rehabilitative psychiatric care through the promotion and maintenance of a therapeutic milieu
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
  • Oversee direct patient care requirements within Nursing Rehabilitation and Ambulatory program.
  • Train newly hired Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses to the Rehabilitation Facility
  • Provided direct care for short-term rehabilitation patients and for long-term residents.

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15. Trauma

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Here's how Trauma is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Served as a Patient Care Coordinator/Registered Nurse/Educator on the Surgical/Orthopedic unit, performing medical/surgical/orthopedic skills for surgical and trauma patients.
  • Evaluated staffing requirements, unit assignments, and organized unit activities for a 35-bed/3-trauma room emergency department.
  • Provided comprehensive care to complex surgical patients from all surgical specialties to include trauma and cardiovascular.
  • Provide comprehensive rehabilitative nursing care to patients from pediatric to geriatric for surgery/medical/trauma and oncology patients.
  • Required ability to autonomously perform assessment, trauma care implementation, and care team activation.
  • Provided day-to-day care for critically injured trauma patients and/or critical cardiac and medical patients.
  • Assess and prioritize emergency/trauma related procedures and oversee preparations for procedures as necessary.
  • Initiated all incoming trauma calls and controlled diversion status for incoming ambulances.
  • Provided emergency level of care to acutely ill medical and surgical/trauma patients.
  • Practiced provider of recovery principles and trauma informed care.
  • Cared for patients rehabilitating from traumatic brain injuries.
  • Delivered care to traumatically injured patients.
  • Provided patient care on surgical/trauma floor
  • Qualified for caring for patients with traumatic injuries, as well as neurological, orthopedic, pulmonary, and endocrine problems.
  • Worked in a 34-bed, adult surgical and trauma ICU; acting as preceptor/resource for new hires and consistent charge nurse.
  • Performed duties of charge nurse in various hospital units, including Neurology, Orthopedics, Cardiac, Urology/Renal, and Trauma.
  • Performed triage, nursing duties including minor to major injuries and illnesses and trauma in a rural, isolated emergency center.
  • Charge RN in the Emergency Care Center- Daily supervision and coordination of care in the level 1 trauma emergency care center.
  • Functioned as staff nurse and relief charge nurse in the Burns and Trauma High Acuity/Step-Down Unit of Level I teaching hospital.
  • Provided critical care to severely injured patients, including level 2 trauma patients, in the ICU and step-down units.

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16. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Administered medications according to physician orders and educated patients regarding benefits and potential side effects of those medications.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, implemented physician orders and monitor/supported safe transition from anesthetized state to responsiveness.
  • Processed all aspects of patient admissions including all assessments, medication reconciliation and transcription of physician orders.
  • Review physician orders and coordinate the necessary arrangements with other patient care departments as ordered.
  • Administered medications to laboring mothers per physician orders and requisitioned additional prescriptions from physician.
  • Position required in-depth and accurate documentation regarding assessment, treatments and physician orders.
  • Received, transcribed and executed physician orders including notification of responsible party.
  • Followed physician orders with notification provided to physician regarding unfavorable patient findings.
  • Administer medications and performed treatments per physician orders and facility protocol.
  • Ensured physician orders carried out timely and medications administered safely.
  • Interpreted and implemented physician orders and educated patients and family.
  • Documented, verified and ensured implementation of physician orders.
  • Verified and initiated physician orders written during shift.
  • Perform procedures using nursing protocol and physician orders.
  • Transcribe and accurately and timely all physician orders.
  • Coordinated physician orders for disease symptom management.
  • Transcribe physician orders appropriately and accurately.
  • Transcribed Physician orders with accuracy.
  • Implemented physician orders as appropriate.
  • Verified each physician orders completion.

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17. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Identified patients who warrant extended services following discharge and coordinated with the appropriate professional medical service concerning discharge planning requirements.
  • Performed daily assessments for each baby, administered morning/afternoon medications, and coordinated specialized care (PT/Speech Therapy).
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate nursing care to patients requiring 24 hour nursing care after hospitalization prior to returning home.
  • Completed complex monthly summaries on every resident assisting the RNAC in insurance certification and re-certification.
  • Staff RN to remote residential units, caring for mentally retarded/developmentally disabled persons residents.
  • Served on Self Governance committees implementing educational components and encouraging formal education continuance.
  • Ensured that current clinical or administrative concerns were incorporated into the learning modules.
  • Performed annual appraisals of RN staff and participated in quality improvement programs.
  • Communicated with internal departments and physicians to achieve comprehensive patient care.
  • Instructed patient education concerning diet and exercise and overall homeopathic wellness.
  • Possess excellent communication skills with physician concerning medical needs of residents.
  • Provide customer service to internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  • Skilled in maternity/OB surgical services including circulating and post-anesthesia care.
  • Communicated with residents to understand their concerns and requirements.
  • Summarize concerns for clinical unit manager.
  • Worked on the general pediatric floor, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and the Newborn Nursery while employed at U.T.
  • Worked as RN/Charge Nurse in acute care and provided direct care, treatment, and clinical documentation on acutely ill patients.
  • Close collaboration with ER residents, interns, attending physicians and admitting physicians for planning and implementation of patient centered care.
  • Organized and maintained patient records, helped to develop patient care programs and field concerns from both patients and staff.
  • Assist in organizing and executing shift huddles with nursing staff to discuss current issues concerning residents, staff and care.

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18. Picc

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Here's how Picc is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Administer medications, catheter and colostomy care, wound care and assessment, PICC line care and dressing change as needed.
  • Cared for patients with tracheotomies, PICC line infusions, g-tube medications and feedings, and wound vacuums.
  • Administer medications and treatments to residents, administer IV fluid and medication through peripheral line and PICC line.
  • Fast paced, critical care which required IV medication administration, Central line, port and PICC line care
  • Skilled with insertion, maintaining and discontinuation of IV therapy which also includes PICC and central lines.
  • Experience with IVPB, IVF, PICC line management as well as IV site management.
  • Insert and maintain peripheral catheters, monitor infusion ports, and care for PICC lines.
  • Performed physical assessments, administered and monitored medications/ IV fluids, central and PICC lines.
  • Frequent IV and PICC line therapies provided for long-term antibiotic use and acute hydration needs.
  • Experienced with ventilators, dialysis, IVs/PICC lines, feeding tubes, et wound care.
  • Administrated medications and treatments via PEG tube, peripheral, PICC and power PICC lines.
  • Administer and manage IV medications peripherally as well as via PICC and Central lines.
  • Performed blood infusions and blood draws from port, central lines and PICC lines.
  • Instructed patients on use and care of PICC line and tunneled central venous catheters.
  • Cared for neonates on ventilators, arterial lines, PICC lines and central lines.
  • Performed bedside procedures such as wound care, PICC line and central line care.
  • Provided education and teaching to patients and nurses regarding PICC line care and use
  • Started iv infusions and completed care for central lines PICC lines and ports.
  • Certified PICC Nurse, Preceptor, and Chair of Unit Nurse Practice Council.
  • Assessed residents, med administration-IV therapy, PICC line therapy hospital like atmosphere.

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19. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Perform general nursing responsibilities, including assessments, medication administration, admission/discharges, plan of care development and patient/family education.
  • Provide ongoing clinical nursing assessment, intervention, and medication administration to assure safe medical detoxification; supervision of staff.
  • Provide clinical nursing care and medication administration to assigned patients on acute rehabilitation unit focused on neurological and orthopedic patients.
  • Maintained patient documentation, coordinated medication administration, and provided specialized nursing care to meet patients' specific orthopedic requirements
  • Monitor monthly reports, chart auditing, document medication administration, physician orders and assess patients behavior toward treatment.
  • Provided residents their routine medication administration and treatment assistance and services according to health care provider s orders.
  • Perform daily assessments on residents and give medications using the 5 rights of medication administration safely and effectively.
  • Completed nursing assessment & documentation, admission & discharge planning, medication administration following nurse practice acts.
  • Administer medications as ordered, maintain medication administration records and controlled drug records according to facility policy.
  • Perform nursing care including medication administration, IV therapy, Medicare documentation and other various nursing responsibilities.
  • Provide record keeping and documentation of the patient history, assessments, medication administration and procedure tolerance.
  • Preform general nursing responsibilities including assessments, medication administrations, patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
  • Provide total patient care including medication administration in accordance with established standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Adhere to infection-control policies and protocols, procedures for medication administration, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Provide direct patient care, performing assessments, medication administration, documentation in patient medical record.
  • Staff Nurse Responsibilities: Advocacy, medication administration, first dose response monitoring and efficacy evaluation.
  • Perform all aspects of clinical care including IVs, medication administration, cardiac monitoring and documentation.
  • Provided comprehensive nursing care, including assessment, treatment planning, medication administration and crisis intervention.
  • Monitor and prioritize duties from admissions and discharge processing to medication administration and treatment plans.
  • Administer treatments, wound care, medication administration/Intravenous therapy and documentation as per MD orders.

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20. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Developed thorough knowledge of case management and utilization, overseeing regulatory standards and procedures to ensure hospice objectives were met.
  • Institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in residents of long-term, hospice and post-acute rehabilitative care status.
  • Provided nursing care to medical/surgical patients including administering chemotherapy, radiation follow up, and hospice care.
  • Work with interdisciplinary team including Primary Care Providers, therapy, family members, hospice
  • Provided hospice services when families deemed necessary and comforted grieving family members.
  • Provided comprehensive nursing care to hospice patients within an inpatient facility.
  • General understanding of Hospice Philosophy and familiar with Hospice Medicare regulations.
  • Worked collaboratively with Hospice care team for Hospice eligible patients.
  • Coordinated hospice care following all policy and procedure guidelines.
  • Provided counseling and advocacy services for hospice family members.
  • Enhance self-knowledge regarding new medical and hospice information.
  • Administered hospice care with hospice certification.
  • Home floor pt population included Med-Surg, Geriatric (NICHE), Women's health, Plastic surgery, Hospice/Palliative care.
  • Supervised and coordinated nursing care in a SNF facility on a 50-bed unit capacity (includes AL and hospice residents).
  • Collaborated with doctors, family and hospice nurses to provide effective and compassionate care for skilled, geriatric and hospice residents.
  • Provided nursing services and assumed responsibility for the care and well being of post operation, pediatric and hospice patients.
  • Communicated with providers and family to coordinate medication changes, physical therapy, speech therapy, hospice, medical procedures.
  • Coordinate care with PCP, Hospice, family, staff and all others involved in day-to-day function of care of resident
  • Provided quality nursing care to patients with life-limiting illnesses while maintaining the hospice philosophy, in a general inpatient setting.
  • Charge Nurse for 42 bed nursing unit with experience in psychiatric nursing, rehabilitative services, hospice & long-term care.

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21. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Participated in quality assessment programs, adhered to infection control per company procedure and conducted family and patient education when needed.
  • Assured residents received ordered medications, treatments, and other procedures within defined time frames, utilizing appropriate infection control procedures.
  • Served on the neonatal/nursery infection control committee and assisted in developing several infection control policies
  • Adhered to infection control policies, medication administration, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Implement and apply aseptic and infection control principles as directed by facility policy.
  • Participate in infection control monitoring, implementation, and recording as requested.
  • Utilize infection control measures r/t various isolation measures required by individual case.
  • Monitored and maintain established safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Followed all infection control procedures and maintained facility tracking and trending.
  • Performed all job responsibilities in accordance with safety and infection control.
  • Provided unit level education involving infection control and evacuation procedures.
  • Maintain infection control and patient confidentiality within HIPAA regulations.
  • Organized infection control tracking and documentation of patient illnesses.
  • Provided instruction on safety and infection control precautions.
  • Supervised Facility infection control for the dialysis unit.
  • Experienced with infection control practices and vaccination administration.
  • Promoted to Director of Education/Infection Control.
  • Followed and enforced infection control procedures.
  • Charge Nurse for the unit and responsible for staff, assignments, infection control, and any problems on the unit.
  • Ensured all infection control procedures were followed including annual PPD, Flu shot, and Hepatitis B vaccinations as indicated.

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22. Acls

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Here's how Acls is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Obtained ACLS certification, PALS certification, Medical Surgical certification
  • ACLS-qualified Med-Surg nurse to Cardio-Pulmonary Unit.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, ACLS & CPR with training provided within the facility as well as throughout the community.
  • Maintained annual competency in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) and Conscious Sedation certification.
  • Shift supervisor for Psychiatric Department at TVMC * BLS, ACLS, & NRP certified; AWHONN Certified Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • Assisted with permanent pacemaker implantation, advise on cardiac monitor strip interpretations, implement code blue following ACLS guidelines.
  • Assist in resuscitation procedures and life-saving intervention utilizing BLS, PALS, ACLS, and TNCC protocols.
  • Served on several committees, was preceptor, kept PALS and ACLS current during the employed dates.
  • Instructed continuing education classes for staff to include BLS, ACLS, PALS, etc.
  • Served as ACLS and BLS instructor and RN preceptor for rotating nursing students and staff
  • Provide care to MI patients, correlate EKG and laboratory changes, ACLS.
  • Performed ACLS duties as needed and on call for emergent patients as needed.
  • Administered a variety of oral, IM, IV and Lipids/ TPN medications.BLS/ACLS.
  • Utilized TNCC, ACLS and PALS skills according to patient's condition.
  • Frequent and emergent CPR/ACLS/AICD interventions with precise oversight and event review.
  • Staff Education Team Leader NRP, BLS and ACLS certified.
  • Posted (then current) ACLS Protocols in Trauma Room.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Hospital Committees:.
  • Administer CPR and follow ACLS algorithms when medically appropriate.
  • Skilled in ACLS, moderate sedation, IV starts.

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23. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Completed documentation related to patient care including use and access to computerized medical records in compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Direct patient care with activities of daily living, patient/family education, proficient with electronic medical records.
  • Initiate appropriate nursing interventions with time frame for outcome evaluations and document appropriately in medical records.
  • Accessed medical records and interviewed patients and family members to gain medical histories and medication regimes.
  • Organized and completed medical records to maintain compliance with corporate and Medicare / Medicaid regulations.
  • Acted as an educator to staff and physicians with integration of electronic medical records implementation.
  • Performed customary medical procedures and recorded procedures and progress notes in thorough medical records.
  • Utilized effective computer skills in clinical documentation and use of electronic medical records.
  • Maintained medical records and generated monthly statistical reports related to infectious diseases.
  • Provided documentation in patients' charts and electronic medical records.
  • Use of electronic medical records and electronic medication administration.
  • Completed and maintained clinical documentation via electronic medical records.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation using electronic medical records.
  • Document specific resident's information in medical records.
  • Perform documentation into patient electronic medical records.
  • Initial position Medical Records Nurse/ Administrative Nurse.
  • Maintained medical records per Medicare guidelines.
  • Generate facility Midnight Census between 12 am and 2 am, sign and date document and place in medical records box.
  • Recommend and manage medications for patients while in the hospital and upon discharge Proficient in working with electronic medical records.
  • Administer medications, subcutaneous injections (PPD and insulin) and IM injections while maintaining medical records on the MAR.

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24. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Directed operations as a medical-surgical/orthopedics/oncology Relief Charge Nurse.
  • Provided excellent care to medical, surgical and hematology/oncology patients with special attention to Cystic Fibrosis care, education and research.
  • Planned and implemented nursing care for patients with diverse diagnoses, including hematology/oncology, endocrine, and pulmonary disease processes.
  • Provided clinical and case management leadership for a specialized Oncology/HIV practice; later receiving increasingly complex cases and assignments.
  • Provided nursing assessments and care to medical/surgical/oncology patients by providing medications, treatments, procedures and patient education.
  • Conduct in-services and education training series for health professionals on wound prevalence, female gynecological and oncology needs.
  • Provide direct patient care to increasingly complex medical/oncology patients and their families while coordinating the interdisciplinary team.
  • Perform the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care on a hematology/oncology/surgical/general pediatric floor.
  • Performed care to oncology patients; administered chemotherapy; monitored for side effect from chemo.
  • Provided care to a usual caseload of 5-6 general medical/surgical, orthopedic and oncology patients.
  • Performed chemotherapy infusions, blood and platelet transfusions for adult acute and critical oncology patients.
  • Charge nursed primarily on medical/surgical floor but have charged on oncology and observation floors.
  • Provided quality acute care to Medical/Surgical, Oncology, Neonatal and Pediatric patients.
  • Assumed charge nurse responsibilities as assigned on oncology / cardiopulmonary acute care unit.
  • Worked on High Risk Antenatal/Female Medical-Surgical/Oncology unit providing Care to adult female patients.
  • Worked on gynecology-oncology unit as staff RN progressing to Assistant Nurse manager.
  • Provide care for and oversee complex hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplant patients.
  • Provided patient care on medical, surgical, oncology and detoxification units.
  • Started on oncology/hematology floor as a nurse providing inpatient and outpatient care.
  • Provided oncology education and administered in-home chemotherapy to breast cancer patients.

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25. Bed Unit

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Here's how Bed Unit is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Work on a 16 bed unit caring for critically ill children, ranging from 1 day old to twenty-one years old.
  • Charge RN responsible for a 36 bed unit, for all IV and narcotic administration, calling appropriate MD and pharmacy.
  • Staff nurse providing assessment and bedside care of patients and families with multiple acute and chronic diagnoses in a 12-bed unit.
  • Perform direct patient care and comprehensive assessment of patients focusing on cardiac and compensatory systems functioning on a 36 bed unit.
  • Charge nurse over an 18 bed unit involving patient care assignment for nursing staff and managing any acute issues during shift.
  • Evaluated staffing requirements, floor assignments and organized unit activities for a 39 bed unit Coordinated services, treatments and consultations.
  • Charge nurse on 48 bed unit, with responsibilities including ongoing assessments of residents and implementation of care as needed.
  • Maintain high quality care to short & long term patients in a skilled nursing facility on a 50-bed unit capacity.
  • Evaluated and facilitated overall nursing staff performance and care of 40-bed unit with strong commitment to quality of care.
  • Delivered nursing care to patients on a 30-bed unit, specializing in gastrointestinal, orthopedic, and urological care.
  • Charge nurse for a 24 bed unit caring for a wide range of medical surgical patients with multiple diagnosis.
  • Directed and coordinated care of 22 bed unit, and assisted in areas of need as relief hospital supervisor.
  • Managed 5+ nurses and CNA's per shift as well as coordinating nursing care for an 80 bed unit.
  • Fort Worth, Texas: Dedicated 16-bed unit that provided in house care to end of life/palliative patients.
  • Performed all duties related to nursing care for adult and adolescent psychiatric patients on a 16+ bed unit.
  • Charge nurse responsible for a 24 bed unit, overseeing plan of care and assessing for new conditions.
  • Nurse to patient ratio 1:4 on a 16 bed unit which eventually grew into a 24 bed unit.
  • Serve as both a Charge Nurse and Staff Nurse within the cardiac progressive care twenty bed unit.
  • Provide primary nursing care for patients in the ER, Medical Surgical Unit and Monitored Bed Unit.
  • Coordinate quality care for the chronic critically ill and medically complex patients on a 24-bed unit.

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26. Resident Care

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Here's how Resident Care is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Provided individualized resident care, communicated with physicians and family members as appropriate, and completed documentation using Point Click Care.
  • Implemented knowledge and appropriate age-related resident care protocols for the physical and psychological needs of the residents.
  • Coordinate nursing department activities to ensure availability of appropriate clinical and support staff for resident care.
  • Provided quality nursing care and customer service according to established resident care policies and procedures.
  • Documented and implemented physician's orders required for resident care and provided admission assessment.
  • Conducted change-of-shift report utilizing professional expertise and focusing of resident care needs.
  • Perform technical aspects of resident care according to established policies and procedures.
  • Provide clinical supervision of nursing assistants responsible for providing direct resident care.
  • Assume administrative authority, responsibility and accountability of resident care and staff.
  • Supervised the administration of resident care provided by Certified Nursing Assistants.
  • Participated in the development and implementation of Resident Care Plans.
  • Assumed general resident care and safety and addressed subordinate issues.
  • Collaborated with physicians and therapies to coordinate resident care.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team to plan resident care.
  • Perform office visits to assess/evaluate resident care.
  • Maintain quality resident care and day-to-day operations.
  • Developed and evaluated resident care plans.
  • Give concise, accurate report explaining pertinent resident care, and provide constant instruction to nursing assistants related to resident care.
  • Act as a liaison between staff and management, coordinate all aspects of resident care, and speak as resident advocate.
  • Prioritized and delegate assignments, document all resident care, response to care and treatments and report off to incoming shifts.

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27. Pain Management

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Here's how Pain Management is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Facilitated the recovery process by educating post-operative patients and their families on medication, prevention, and pain management techniques.
  • Leveraged compassion in facilitating pain management and completing prescribed treatments including dosage changes, blood glucose checks, and ambulation.
  • Practiced as Charge Nurse providing care to ambulatory patients undergoing ocular surgery, plastic surgery and pain management procedures.
  • Developed an independent performance improvement project on pain management, and a collaborative project on improving breastfeeding.
  • Provide therapeutic regimens, including medication and pain management techniques to Residents post-orthopedic surgery.
  • Provided pain management therapies to terminally ill patients as prescribed.
  • Provided a thorough clinical assessment and pain management.
  • Offered pain management and alert status monitoring.
  • Applied peritoneal dialysis and continuous pain management.
  • Formulated and implemented Pain management protocol.
  • Pain management is also imperative.
  • Communicate with physician to provide pain management and comfort control measures consistent with symptoms and disease progression for each patient.
  • Initiated IV lines, blood and blood products, dressing changes, administered medication and pain management with PCA pumps.
  • Lead a pain management program and assessment each 12 hour tour in accordance with policies and collaborate with physicians.
  • Care of Hospice patients and the terminally ill. Care of patients with both chronic and acute pain management needs.
  • Specialized nursing care in rehabilitation, pain management, and wound care to an average of 27 patients.
  • Care of pain management, orthopedic patients, podiatry patients, ophthalmology and glaucoma patients detailed computer charting.
  • Provided patient and family education about cancer, medication/ treatment options, pain management, and discharge planning.
  • Managed 46 patients on skilled nursing care (IV, pain management, wound care, etc)
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, monitor dressings and drains, pain management.

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28. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Demonstrated EKG interpretation and teaching skills for data interpretation.
  • Administered blood and blood products, obtained EKG's, removal of chest tubes, and central lines.
  • Assisted providers with procedures, performed EKG's, inserted urinary catheters, and various other nursing tasks.
  • Experience: Urgent care services including illnesses, interpreting x-rays, EKGS, and urine dips.
  • Skilled in Hewlett Packard bedside monitoring, other various bedside monitoring, and 12-lead EKG.
  • Identified elusive abnormalities in blood and EKG results via expert assessment and diagnostic problem solving.
  • Performed EKG Interpretation and also documented results in patients' charts per hospital protocol.
  • Interpreted EKG rhythm strips and notified physicians of changes and implemented new orders.
  • Administered medications, Ordered and read lab tests, x-rays, and EKG.
  • Obtained body fluid specimens and EKG's, reported findings to provider.
  • Passed EKG interpretation course through Capital District Critical Care Consortium on 4/13/17.
  • Performed and analyzed diagnostic tests such as EKG's and lab draws.
  • Performed EKG, inserted peripheral IV's and administered blood products.
  • Performed EKG, IV, emergency assistance and first aid treatments.
  • Skilled in bedside monitoring, 12 lead EKG and ventilator care.
  • Moderate sedation, IV's, EKG's and med administration.
  • Performed EKG's, as needed, in the clinical setting.
  • Assisted cardiologists with cardiac stress tests occasionally in the EKG department.
  • Initiated and maintained intravenous therapy, and operated 12 lead EKG.
  • Advanced EKG and BCLS continued with working history.

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29. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Contributed to resident assessments and MDS/Care/ Service Planning process.
  • Perform MDS coordination to ensure Federal regulations are followed.
  • Completed MDS assessments per federal and facility regulation.
  • Work collaboratively with MDS coordinator, Director of Nursing and other charge nurses to provide quality care for the geriatric population.
  • Trained as an MDS COORDINATOR prior to assuming the position of HEAD/CHARGE Nurse and attended mandatory seminars for ongoing MDS CRITERIA.
  • Experience in working with documentation, MDS, opening cases, designing and implementation of care plan according to MD orders.
  • Enter MDS information, create and initiate care plans, assessments, order equipment, and document all completed duties.
  • Develop and implement individualized cares plans and complete MDS assessments for both long term residents and acute rehabilitation patients.
  • Staff Nurse Participated in the completion of the MDS, care conferences, patient care and discharge preparation process.
  • Direct Patient Care, Assessment, Documentation, Use of the Nursing process, Computer Use, MDS assessments
  • Participate in completion of the MDS tool and process in evaluating each resident's plan of care.
  • Coordinated MDS activity, reviewing and auditing health records and maintaining electronic files for all residents.
  • Staff and Charge RN, took advancement to MDS nurse and obtained certification in Columbus Ohio.
  • Served on the management team of the SNF, In Patient Rehabilitation unit as MDS coordinator.
  • Coordinated patient admissions, physicals and histories, care plans, nursing summaries and MDS sheets.
  • Complete assessments as required either as admission or per Medicare assisting MDS with completion dates.
  • Conduct MDS (Minimal Data Sheet) assessments and audits to ensure proper documentation.
  • Document MDS completions, submitted monthly order renewals, ordered floor's medical supplies.
  • Assist with chart files, coordination of Hospice care, treatments and MDS care.
  • Ordered medicine for entire unit and scheduled monthly MDS documentation for all residents.

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30. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Carried radio with responsibility for addressing medical concerns of additional 250 independent/assisted living residents and a ten bed Alzheimer's unit.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's and provided emergency behavioral intervention as needed.
  • Provided behavioral/ emotional support and supervision for patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Experienced with Alzheimer's/Dementia and patients with addiction and behavior disorders.
  • Provided Behavioral/Emotional Support and Supervision for patients with Dementia/Alzheimer's.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for Dementia and Alzheimer's
  • Managed care for up to 25 residents in a long term care facility with emphasis on Alzheimer's and Dementia.
  • Specialized in the care of residents with Alzheimer's and dementia as part of a four member interdisciplinary team.
  • Provide care for an adult population requiring Alzheimer's Dementia, disabled Veterans, and Poly Substance Abuse patients.
  • Cared for residents in transitional care unit, long-term medical unit, Alzheimer's/dementia unit, and mental health unit.
  • Sever as Charge nurse responsible for MSD assessment, caring for patients with Alzheimer and dementia and Hospice care.
  • Work as an RN with geriatrics on the short-term, long-term, rehabilitation, and Alzheimer's/Dementia Care Unit.
  • Staff nurse for 30 patients on a medical hall and 30 patients on an Alzheimer's unit.
  • Used the nursing process to provide care needed for all residents, including an Alzheimer's wing.
  • Worked with primarily geriatric patients, who have Alzheimer's and/or dementia with other uncontrolled behavioral disorders.
  • Supervised staff, coordinated routine daily activities on Alzheimer's/dementia, rehab, and long term care units.
  • Skilled Unit, respite care, rehabilitation, long term care, Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Worked on Medical, Acute Rehab and Alzheimer s/Dementia units.in a 242 bed long-term care facility.
  • Charge RN for dementia/Alzheimer's lock down unit, Medicare, and LTC at manor.
  • Care given to residents with Alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia.

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31. Primary Care Services

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Here's how Primary Care Services is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Provided primary care services for infants and children in an acute care unit specializing in airway/pulmonary complications.
  • Deliver continuity-based primary care services low-income patients.
  • Direct and Coordinate the planning, development, and the delivery of primary care services including maintenance of electronic health records.
  • Provided primary care services to long term care resident in a rehab facility.
  • Provide primary care services during transport on various fixed wing aircraft.
  • Provide primary care services in a collaborative environment for frail and elderly patients in a long-term care setting.

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32. Med/Surg

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Here's how Med/Surg is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Floated to the ER, Nursery, Rehab and Med/Surgical units when needed during low census in ICU.
  • Care on each unit differed from med/surge type, brain injury type, patients recovering from orthopedic operations.
  • Staff RN/Charge Nurse for 34 bed Med/Surgical Unit at Naval Hospital Pensacola!
  • Med/SurgSupervised 3-6 staff (RN/LPN/CNA) on a 28 bed unit.
  • Charge nurse on 24 bed med/surgical unit.
  • Provide clinical care within a Psychiatric/Correctional facility with assigned areas in Med/Surg Ward and Psychiatric ward.
  • Developed and implemented med/surg training program for improved performance with patient care.
  • Staff RN on a med/surg/infectious disease/oncology unit.
  • Charge position for med/surg/pediatric unit.
  • Facilitate daily operations on med/surge floor and serve as clinical resource to staff RNs and CNA's, code team leader.
  • Provided safe and competent nursing care to patients throughout their stay on the med/surg-cardiovascular inpatient unit located in McConnell Heart Hospital.
  • Worked as staff nurse in GI Lab, Same Day Surgery, Oncology, ICU-Step-down, and Med/Surg Units.
  • Provided education and supervision to nursing students from the Community College on the Med/Surg floor for their clinical rotation.
  • Provided care for med/surg patients, cardiac patients (including reading rhythms and telemetry) & seizure monitoring.
  • Experience in float rotation including ICU, ICA/TELE, MED/SURG, Oncology, Postpartum/Gyn and Physical Rehab.
  • Participated as float to floor nurse on med/surg, rehab, and behavioral units of the facility.
  • Direct care of pediatric patients on med/surg unit as well as adult patients on surgical unit attached.
  • Charge nurse in many areas, Med/surg, Cardiac, Endocrine, Emergency room, Epilepsy Unit
  • Charge nurse duties included management of both ICU and Med/Surg areas (approximately 45 beds).
  • Provided RN services in Med/Surg, Psychiatric, Rehabilitation, and all units where requested.

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33. Ancillary Staff

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Here's how Ancillary Staff is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Educate ancillary staff regarding established standards and company protocols regarding the care and safety of residents.
  • Provided nursing care to clients in an inpatient psychiatric facility and supervised ancillary staff.
  • Provided direct supervision to nursing and ancillary staff of a renal/diabetic unit.
  • Provided direct patient care and supervised activities/duties of ancillary staff.
  • Provided nursing care and directed ancillary staff on medical/surgical floor.
  • Provide orientation information for ancillary staff and visitors.
  • Supervised daily activities of ancillary staff.
  • Supervised nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Coordinate with nursing staff, physicians and ancillary staff to provide safe, personal, efficient care to all patients.
  • Supervised daily activities of staff of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants and other ancillary staff.
  • Serve as a role model; provide clinical resources and guidance for nursing team and all ancillary staff.
  • Conveyed accurate assessment information to physicians, residents, families, and ancillary staff as appropriate.
  • Worked with EMS and other hospital ancillary staff to offer a safe environment for patients.
  • Supervised ancillary staff, gave in-services to staff, & participates actively in staff developments.
  • Coordinate procedures, tests, room maintenance or cleaning with ancillary staff and departments.
  • Assign and delicate duties to fellow nurses and ancillary staff as a charge nurse.
  • Charge nurse role managing 21 bed critical care unit, nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Charge nurse: Assignment of patient care and supervision of nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Prioritized and delegated assignments to LPNs, patient care technicians and other ancillary staff.
  • Handle ancillary staff non-compliance to company policies or procedures, according to company policy.

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34. IM

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Here's how IM is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Serve as the primary liaison between attending physician/hospitals and residents by taking orders and assuring timely and correct implementation.
  • Assessed at-risk residents, interfaced with physicians, implemented prescribed protocols and formulated patient care plans as prescribed.
  • Identify and respond to potentially dangerous situations while simultaneously implementing plans of care in accordance with physicians instructions.
  • Develop and implement individualized plan of care in collaboration with resident/responsible party and disciplinary care team.
  • Collaborated with ED director and process improvement inter-disciplinary teams to identify and improve processes.
  • Assess patient and family understanding of therapy regimen and conduct education regarding treatment plan.
  • Administer medications as assigned and provide patient teaching on importance of medication usage.
  • Performed physical and mental health assessments, hearing/vision screenings, immunization administration.
  • Assess patients, implement therapeutic interventions and evaluate response to interventions.
  • Reviewed prescribed medication regiments to resolve conflicts and reduce medication errors.
  • Provided excellent care to approximately 14-25 residents of mixed acuity levels.
  • Trained in Service Recovery to improve patient and family satisfaction.
  • Monitor for improvement in condition or adverse reactions to medication.
  • Implemented physician instructions and ensured adherence to evidence-based medical practices.
  • Conducted operational audits, and performance improvement projects as assigned.
  • Provide daily updates to facility administrators and Immigration Customs and Enforcement
  • Stroke Team Unit educator for implementation of computer program documentation.
  • Perform nursing assessment and evaluates effectiveness of treatment regimen.
  • Focused on improving logistics and communication within the department
  • Obtained specimens for laboratory analysis and wound care.

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35. Staff Assignments

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Here's how Staff Assignments is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Hold additional responsibility as charge nurse for overseeing patient care, staff assignments, emergency response/transport and management of family crises.
  • Staff assignments and regulatory maintenance.
  • Managed patient census, transfers, and allocated staff assignments based on rapidly changing unit and hospital wide need and census.
  • Complete staff assignments, direct patient care, administer medications and provide treatments, complete admission paperwork, documentation, etc.
  • Contributed to quality assurance program designed to identify and evaluate problems, manage patient census, and allocate staff assignments.
  • Designated staff assignments according to abilities and patient care hours in a 30-bed Level 3A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit-NICU.
  • Designated staff assignments according to abilities and patient care hours on a 42-bed Medical-Surgical floor within a teaching hospital.
  • Frequent charge nurse duties including staff assignments, and addressing staff concerns in addition to patient case load.
  • Staff assignments: Taking into consideration the acuity of the patient and the competencies of the available staff.
  • Created staff assignments and organized total patient care for up to 37 patients on the day shift.
  • Conduct daily operational responsibilities of the unit; coordinate staff assignments for RN's and ancillary staff.
  • Assumed the responsibility of managing all above psychiatric units, including patient care and staff assignments.
  • Supervised staff, patient care techs, unit secretaries, staff assignments and direct patient care.
  • Performed all staff assignments, communication with physicians, patient/family concerns or complaints, etc.
  • Delegated nursing duties, and made staff assignments for a 34 bed medical surgical floor.
  • Oversee unit and coordinate staff assignments within the unit and for appointments off campus.
  • Create staff assignments, responsible for general facility operations and staffing for following shifts.
  • Assured even flow of admissions, discharges, transfers and related staff assignments.
  • Maintain code carts and other essential supplies in ER and delegating staff assignments.
  • Contributed as team player, identified and evaluated problems and allocated staff assignments.

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36. BLS

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Here's how BLS is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Completed training in advanced procedures and was a clinical coach for others BLS Instructor
  • Teach BLS for Healthcare Providers to radiology technicians.
  • Full time Other Education/Certifications/Associations BLS 2014-2016
  • Charge nurse community hospital LDRP unit 2013-present Nurse Pharmacy Committee Childbirth Education PALS Instructor BLS Instructor Staff Nurse 1999-2006 LDRP unit.
  • Received bonus for participation in professional development program by obtaining oncology certification and BLS instructor certification.
  • Registered Nurse on Medical-Surgical/Telemetry unity Skills: ACLS, BLS Certified 12 Lead EKG Interpretation Geriatrics-focused medical training

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37. Pacu

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Here's how Pacu is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Care for same day surgery and procedure patients post PACU, recovering them, doing discharge education, and discharging them.
  • Recruited to fill the first RN position hired for the Pre-Op/PACU area to assist in start up of new ASC.
  • Continue to float to PreOp/PACU maintaining my critical care skills and improving patient experience utilizing knowledge from all department processes.
  • Cross-trained to competently care for patient from multiple services/specialties such as PICU, PACU, EMU, & NICU II.
  • Worked in ICU for 20 years total at different times Worked in PACU for about 2 years at different times
  • Provide clinical skills in PACU, ER, Hospice, ICU and for medical surgical units.
  • Assist and oversee duties of fellow nurses within PACU as needed when doing the charge role.
  • Managed and provided care for patients in ICU, PACU, and Outpatient care units.
  • Implemented staff education of ORMIS documentation system in the PACU (ORMIS SUPER USER).
  • Maintained and established standards of care for PACU in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
  • Experience included direct patient care in Adult ICU, PACU, and Skilled Nursing Home
  • Provided nursing care for surgical recovery patients in the major PACU of the organization.
  • Managed PACU, anesthesia, central supply, central sterilization and materials management departments.
  • Provide complete care and monitoring for patients in the preoperative and recovery PACU settings.
  • Function as a charge nurse for Same Day Care, Endoscopy and PACU.
  • Assessed and monitored patients post anesthesia while maintaining PACU standards of care.
  • Received and cared for patients in PACU and transfer to Extended Care.
  • Cross trained in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, ICU, and PACU.
  • Prepared schedule for all POHA/PACU/OR staff for the Surgery Center.
  • Implemented new staffing plan for PACU on 2 campus sites.

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38. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Worked in outpatient surgery starting I've drawing blood and administering injections
  • Experienced with the pediatric population especially with calculation of medication and fluid resuscitation, drawing blood and initiating IV access.
  • Administer oral, intramuscular, intravenous and subcutaneous medications, Setting up IV infusion and withdrawing blood for investigations.
  • Administered medications, managed intravenous lines, drawing blood, communicate with physician and observed patient conditions.
  • Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
  • Help on floor when needed drawing blood, giving shots, assisting with procedures, etc.

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39. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Remained proficient in CPR and Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certified.
  • Received Rehabilitation Nursing Certification and CPR Teaching certification.
  • Complete hospital admission, discharge and laboratory services using the computer software system (CPRS).
  • Preformed CPR, dressing changes, called doctors, received orders administered IV medications and fluids.
  • Host quarterly CPR classes, and as needed, to keep staff current in certifications.
  • Developed internal flow sheet to track staff immunizations (HBV, TB) and CPR.
  • Provide CPR & life saving techniques in the cases of cardiac arrest within the center.
  • Performed CPR as needed, and inventoried all crash carts on the unit every shift.
  • Nurse Preceptor-CPR training, hospital orientation, staff in-service, and community health fairs.
  • Managed and projected needs of patient population using databases such as VISTA, and CPRS
  • Code Response: responds to all codes as per hospital guidelines and CPR protocols.
  • Initiate emergency support measures (i.e., CPR, protecting patient from injury).
  • Performed nursing procedures, including treatments and provision of first aid and CPR.
  • Learned how to do CPR on a newborn and about security involving newborns.
  • Directed and participated in life supporting events of CPR and Codes.
  • Worked with the patient care coordinator in certifying staff in CPR.
  • Maintain requirements to be CPR certified AED, and Pediatrics.
  • Maintain current CPR certification on annual basis per agency standards.
  • Administer basic life support, CPR, per institutional policy.
  • Lead staff in teaching in-service and health education including CPR.

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40. Tube Feedings

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Here's how Tube Feedings is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Provided suctioning and administered medication and gastrointestinal tube feedings.
  • Monitored administration of intravenous fluids and tube feedings.
  • Accessed ports, dressing changes, tube feedings, assistance with braces/ambulation, IV s, IV ABX/fluids, etc.
  • Tube feedings- provide nutrition/medications directly to the stomach for patient's lacking the ability to eat or chew independently.
  • Administer medications, monitor IVs and g-tube feedings, change dressings and work with a respiratory therapy team.
  • Managed total care patients, wound care, suture removal, tube feedings and other duties as assigned.
  • Provided care to patients with cardiac complications, gastrointestinal tube feedings, and monitoring glucose levels.
  • Provided treatments, gastric tube feedings, suctioning, oxygen administration, and bed baths.
  • Provided care for ventilated patients requiring multiple medications, intravenous drips and tube feedings.
  • Handle wound care and surgical dressing changes, monitor and care for tube feedings.
  • Assisted in dining room with feedings also performed PEG tube feedings and care.
  • Instructed patients on insulin administration, colostomy care, tube feedings and safety.
  • Transcribe doctor's orders, administer medications, tube feedings, and oxygen.
  • Administer prescribed medications and g tube feedings and treatments within time frame.
  • Administer medications from all routes including IVs, tube feedings.
  • Provided tube feedings, wound care and tracheotomy care.
  • Provide peg tube feedings and care of peg tubes.
  • Perform PEG tube cares and tube feedings.
  • Administered G-tube feedings & provided G-tube care.
  • Manage tube feedings and care.

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41. Discharge Instructions

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Here's how Discharge Instructions is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Obtained and accurately documented patient histories and perform assessments and instructed patient on their discharge instructions.
  • Provided discharge instructions and coordinated follow-up wellness care.
  • Provide discharge instructions specific to patients procedure/condition.
  • Provided medication discharge instructions and reconciliation.
  • Provided discharge instructions to ensure a safe departure from the emergency room for both patient and family.
  • Discharge instructions for patients and family involved in care to promote positive lifelong health changes.
  • Provide education to patients, families and caregivers about discharge instructions and needs after discharge.
  • Provide education for clients and caregivers on discharge instructions and a variety of health topics.
  • Review discharge instructions with patients including medicine regimens, wound care, and activity.
  • Documented nursing assessments, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
  • Educated patient and family about disease process, health maintenance and discharge instructions,.
  • Educated patients of procedures, diagnosis, plan of care, and discharge instructions.
  • Completed new and discharge instructions, as well as weekly and quarterly.
  • Provided patient teaching on medications, diagnoses, and discharge instructions.
  • Discharge instructions reviewed with patients and family prior to discharge.
  • Provide discharge instructions to patients and their families.
  • Educate patients in health safety and discharge instructions.
  • Explain and teach discharge instructions to patient.
  • Developed care plans and discharge instructions.
  • Documented effectiveness of purchased supplies, and elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

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42. Copd

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Here's how Copd is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Treat and educate patients with multiple chronic diagnosis including COPD, CVA/TIA, CHF and Cardiac arrhythmia, and pain management.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD, Diabetes, Heart disease, asthma, and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Cared for 5-7 acutely ill medical/surgical patients, ranging in diagnoses from GI/GU/GYN surgeries to COPD and MRSA isolation.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnosis such as COPD, Heart Failure, Diabetes, and Asthma.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnosis including COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, CAD, and asthma.
  • Conduct Diabetic, COPD, CHF education and monitoring for health maintenance and minimize hospitalizations.
  • Provided the nursing care for elderly residents with chronic medical conditions including COPD and asthma.
  • Treated patients presenting with asthma and COPD, by monitoring oxygen saturation and oxygen therapy.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including CHF, COPD, and Diabetes.
  • Assisted those with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Core Measures protocols with Pneumonia, CHF, COPD.
  • Care of COPD and pulmonary patients.
  • Direct patient care of patients with conditions such as CHF, COPD, ESRD, DM, and many others.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic conditions such as, COPD, CHF, Renal failure and Asthma.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma requiring ventilator support.
  • Assist patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, includingCOPD and asthma.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronicdiagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Assisted patients with multiplechronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Assited patients with muliple chronic diagnoses including COPD and Asthma.
  • Cared for COPD'ERS, end stage liver/pancreatic failure patients on insulin Gtts, and Cardiac Gtts

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43. Medication Management

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Here's how Medication Management is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Facilitated nursing educational groups offering education related to mental illness, healthy coping mechanisms, and medication management.
  • Provide nursing consultative services to 50 patients and family members regarding disease state and medication management.
  • Collaborated with providers and counselors regarding medication management, administered medications per provider order/protocol.
  • Teach patients and caregivers regarding psychiatric and medical diagnoses and medication management.
  • Performed histories and psychological examinations, admissions, discharges, medication management.
  • Participated in medication management to provide optimal safety and effectiveness for residents.
  • Provided nursing assessments, medication management to the facility inpatient population.
  • Provided Education, Medication Management, and Emotional support.
  • Provide primary care, assessment and medication management.
  • Managed unit employees and assisted with medication management
  • Initiated lead RN tasks to integrate health treatment and education into recipient services, providing health assessments and counseling/ medication management.
  • Managed 7-8 staff members, admissions, transfers, and medication management for Acute, Respite and Residential patients.
  • Provide treatments for residents, medication management, wound care and prevention, staff education, communication with physicians.
  • Manage patient care including medication management, detox protocols, monitor lab values, patient psycho-social and physical assessments.
  • Provide patient care in long-term care, adeptly handling all aspects of treatments from medication management to wound care.
  • Developed protocols to streamline the process of dialysis, medication management, liaisons with physicians, and discharge.
  • Provided direct nursing care including, IV's, dressing changes, medication management, and patient charting.
  • Provide medication management and education, monitor pain, vital signs, and signs and symptoms of withdrawal.
  • Educated patients and loved ones according to patient disease process including medication management, diet, and exercise.
  • Performed admissions, nursing care, and medication management in accordance with all DCF regulations.

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44. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Collaborate with all members of the interdisciplinary team, therapists, social workers, case managers, doctors, and pharmacists.
  • Coordinated and communicated closely with other medical personnel including social workers and doctors in the daily and emergent care of patients.
  • Work collaboratively with providers, nurses, nursing assistants, physical and occupational therapists, case managers, and social workers.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement, social workers, psychiatrists, medical doctors to integrate mental health nursing interventions to this population.
  • Meet with psychiatrist and social workers for case review to monitor patients progress and assure their needs are being met.
  • Assist in collaborative care between MD/PA's social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists for intake and outpatient planning.
  • Worked closely with Social workers, families and loved ones for the best outcome for the patient and family.
  • Meet with Treatment Teams; Including Doctors, Social Workers, Therapists, families and others as deemed necessary.
  • Worked with staff psychiatrist, social workers, and case workers to provide the highest level of collaborative care.
  • Played a key role on interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, dental, social workers and corrections officers.
  • Coordinated care with psychiatrists and social workers, including drug therapy management and detailed care plans.
  • Collaborated with physicians, social workers and admissions for patient care planning from admission to discharge.
  • Charge nurse of multidisciplinary team consisting of psychiatrist, social workers, psychiatric counselors and nurses.
  • Collaborated with physicians, social workers, dietitians and facility administrators on patient treatments and needs.
  • Interact with the doctors for orders and recommendations from the social workers for home care.
  • Develop key relationships with physicians, social workers, and case managers at Boswell Hospital.
  • Managed cases in conjunction with social workers and discharge planners; communicated with insurance companies.
  • Collaborated with a multidisciplinary team of nurse practitioners, physicians, and social workers.
  • Collaborate with social workers and physicians in treatment plan preparation and discharge planning.
  • Collaborated with physicians, therapists and social workers to meet patients holistic needs.

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45. Blood Products

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Here's how Blood Products is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Administer chemotherapy and blood products.
  • Initiated, maintained, and discontinued IV lines for fluids, medications, blood, and blood products.
  • Administered medications accurately maintained IV's, lines & tubing * Infused blood products * Managed IV therapies.
  • Administer blood and blood products through transfusions, and intravenous infusions and monitor patients for adverse reactions.
  • Planned, implemented nursing assessments, admissions, transfers, discharges including administering medications and blood products.
  • Administered IV fluids, medication and blood products, subcutaneous and oral medications.
  • Initiated and maintained intravenous cardiac medication, blood products, and parental nutrition.
  • Administered blood products in accordance to ACNP and MD orders and VHC protocol.
  • Administered Chemo, Blood products, PO medications, assessed for interactions.
  • Administered chemo and chemo products, also blood and blood products.
  • Administered Medications, Blood products, and tube feedings as ordered.
  • Administered blood and blood products, all IV therapies and chemotherapy.
  • Administer medications, IV fluids, oxygen and blood products.
  • Administered blood products, IV starts, and lab draws.
  • Administered blood and blood products and factor VIII.
  • Administer blood products as per facility protocol.
  • Collected blood products with FDA approved techniques.
  • Perform technical skills consisting of intravenous administration of chemotherapy, blood products, medications, and total parenteral nutrition.
  • Administered medications, blood products, lab monitoring, observed and monitored patient's pre, and post during dialysis treatment.
  • Selected, ordered, and administered anesthetics, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, fluids, and blood products.

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46. DON

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Here's how DON is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Worked collaboratively with organ donation staff and family in preparing organ donors for harvest.
  • Conducted confidential and effective interviews with donors while performing medical histories.
  • Communicate incident/conflict resolution to DON or on-call Unit Manager.
  • Achieved JACO certification for facility through collaboration with DON
  • Worked closely with WRTC regarding organ donation program
  • Performed physical examinations on new donors.
  • Accept and defer donors upon eligibility.
  • Supervised calling of prospective donors.
  • Collaborated with State interdisciplinary team for client competence on Methadone administration and the best care of the client on Methadone maintenance.
  • Report to DON throughout the day to make her aware of any new and important events that occur regarding offenders.
  • Provide comprehensive Nursing Assessment on each individual as required and in compliance to with DON, and DADS criteria.
  • Better able to look for different aspects to come to a conclusion on how things should be done.
  • Administered medications ~ Served as a positive role model to the children who were often abandoned and/or abused.
  • Collaborated with the administrator and DON to assure the facility is operating and functioning appropriately on all levels.
  • Delegated tasks to the appropriate team members to ensure duties are done in a timely and safe manner.
  • Give report to DON, unit mangers and other department heads of any issues during the shift.
  • Assist with all diagnostic and therapeutic procedures done at the pain management center, including conscious sedation.
  • Monitored necessary paperwork and ensured quality blood products for company and promoted a value of donor care.
  • Maintained the care and comfort of donor while retaining the quality of the product for the recipient.
  • Worked with the staffing scheduler and DON, to assure that vacancies were filled in advanced.

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47. Medical Care

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Here's how Medical Care is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Communicate with medical physician to facilitate comprehensive coordination of both psychiatric and medical care.
  • Provided medical care for adult and geriatric patients with acute and chronic respiratory disorders.
  • Assessed patients upon arrival in the emergency department; provided emergency medical care.
  • Ensured timely and accurate documentation and maintenance of all patient medical care.
  • Provided specialized psychiatric and medical care to adult psychiatric patients.
  • Coordinate medical care and intervention with staff and psychiatrist/physicians.
  • Provided emergency medical care to a diverse population.
  • Provided emergency medical care in fast-paced environment.
  • Provided medical care to non-oncology patients.
  • Provide supervision and medical care for the mentally ill and persons in need of detoxification off of alcohol and/or drugs.
  • Floated to Women's Health unit, Surgery unit, and Med-Surg Unit to provide medical care as needed.
  • Oriented and trained newly staffed Nurses to policies and procedures of floor and management of patient population medical care.
  • Interact and communicate with patient of all ages and ethnic background, giving quality medical care and treatment.
  • Coordinate medical care of geriatric patients, including admissions, discharges and ongoing daily care and rehab.
  • Acted as liaison between clients / families and their medical care team for best care outcomes.
  • Provide emergency medical care to critically ill patients per shift within a 43-bed Emergency Services Department.
  • Coordinate all aspects of nursing and medical care with the New Jersey Department of Corrections.
  • Provide written health information, counseling and referrals for more extensive medical care as indicated.
  • Provided medical assessment prior to booking as needed and emergency medical care as issues arose.
  • Communicate closely with family members of residents and updated them on all medical care provided.

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48. TPN

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Here's how TPN is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Cared for complex pediatric hematology oncology patients receiving chemotherapy, TPN, lipids, triple antibiotics, blood and platelets.
  • Worked as a floor nurse passing medications, managing and maintaining IV's, TPN.
  • Administered medications, TPN, tube feed, appointments, and transport as needed.
  • Cared for post op surgical patients with TPN, NG tube, and chest tubes
  • Provided bedside care: IV infusions i.e., blood products, TPN chemo medications.
  • Blood administration, TPN, IV and CVC, Tracheotomy, and ventilator experience.
  • Maintained peripheral and central IV lines and administered medications and TPN as ordered.
  • Administered medications, fluid therapy/blood products, and TPN per physicians' orders.
  • Administered blood products and TPN products as well as IV antibiotic therapies.
  • Blood transfusion, IVF, TPN administration as per hospital protocol.
  • Infused blood products, chemotherapy, CVN, TPN.
  • Provided TPN administration for sub acute care patients.
  • Monitor patients receiving TPN and initiate TPN formulas.
  • Administer IV medications, Blood Transfusions, TPN.
  • Skilled in giving medication and infants receiving TPN.
  • Initiated and maintained TPN and tube feedings.
  • Started and administered TPN and Blood Transfusions.
  • Administer antibiotics/TPN to patients via central line.
  • Administer blood and blood products and TPN.
  • Administer medications (oral, IV), starting IV, administering and managing TPN, care of tracheostomy patients.

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49. LVN

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Here's how LVN is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Delegate tasks to all direct patient care staff including but not limited to LVN/LPN's and patient care technicians.
  • Staff Nurse/Relief charge nurse, Preceptor to new staff, team nursing with LVN 8-10 patients per shift.
  • Completed 24 hour chart checks, and RN assessments on patients being cared for by staff LVN.
  • Supervised EMT s and LVN s. Responded to emergencies throughout the facility as needed.
  • Provided patient care and supervised LVN's in a four bed intensive care unit.
  • Supervised and managed LVN's and Mental health workers on unit as necessary.
  • Administered medication and treatment in the absence of LVN or Medication RN.
  • Supervised Mental Health Workers, LVN's, and Psych Techs.
  • Started as an LVN and completed RN degree during this employment.
  • Started as a Certified Nursing Assistant to LVN and to RN.
  • Assisted RN/ LVN in completing tasks supporting patient care.
  • Supervised LVN, PCA and junior nursing staff.
  • Supervised all mental health workers and LVNS.
  • Assign and Supervise LVN and Mental health
  • Delegated LVN and CNA staff duties.
  • Supervised LVN's and nursing assistants.
  • Started as Unit Secretary in 2005, graduated with LVN in 2008 then RN in 2012.
  • Oversee the RN, LVNS and Mental Health Techs on the unit.
  • Directed LPN and LVN in the jail on night shift.
  • Delegate tasks to LVN, NA, and Clerk.

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50. NG

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Here's how NG is used in Registered Nurse Charge Nurse jobs:
  • Experience in patient assessments, family motivations, treatment planning and communication with external review organizations or comparable entities.
  • Maintain professional relationships and communication with Medical director, visiting physicians, hospice, pharmacy, and interdisciplinary team.
  • Developed skill competency for licensed nurses in using urinary dipsticks for routine analysis of urine specimens.
  • Provided excellent patient care by utilizing advanced clinical skills combined with personalized customer service skills.
  • Provided care of patients in emergency situations both medically and physically acting out behaviors.
  • Reported directly to Unit Director for troubleshooting conflict resolution and staff training and development.
  • Collaborated with physicians and hospital personnel to establish a strong professional working relationship.
  • Report directly to Administration Supervisor to communicate staffing needs for the unit and hospital
  • Make decisions regarding medical/emergency situations, implement actions and evaluates outcomes.
  • Experience in milieu management and behavior modification utilizing age appropriate methods.
  • Direct patient care administering immunizations, allergy injections and travel counseling.
  • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
  • Determine necessary data gathering for appropriate management and treatment of patients
  • Delegated nursing assignments and oversaw administrative tasks during shift.
  • Utilized all appropriate assessment techniques in collecting clinical data.
  • Maintained quality improvement projects for nursing and clinical tasks.
  • Supervised nursing staff and maintained medicine and supply inventories.
  • Provided nursing care for a variety of surgical/medical patients.
  • Provide skilled nursing services to short-term rehabilitation patients.
  • Provided clinical orientation for incoming team members.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Registered Nurse Charge Nurse

Patient Care25.2%
Charge Nurse17.4%
IV9.6%
CNA5.1%
Emergency Situations5%
LPN4.9%
Treatment Plans3.1%
Health Care3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Registered Nurse Charge Nurse

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
20.1%
20.1%
2
2
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
13.9%
13.9%
3
3
IV
IV
7.6%
7.6%
4
4
CNA
CNA
4%
4%
5
5
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
4%
4%
6
6
LPN
LPN
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2.5%
2.5%
8
8
Health Care
Health Care
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Staff Members
Staff Members
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
Telemetry
Telemetry
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
ICU
ICU
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Triage
Triage
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Rehab
Rehab
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Trauma
Trauma
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
RN
RN
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Picc
Picc
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Hospice
Hospice
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Acls
Acls
1%
1%
23
23
Medical Records
Medical Records
1%
1%
24
24
Oncology
Oncology
1%
1%
25
25
Bed Unit
Bed Unit
1%
1%
26
26
Resident Care
Resident Care
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Pain Management
Pain Management
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
EKG
EKG
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
MDS
MDS
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Primary Care Services
Primary Care Services
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Med/Surg
Med/Surg
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Ancillary Staff
Ancillary Staff
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
IM
IM
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Staff Assignments
Staff Assignments
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
BLS
BLS
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Pacu
Pacu
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
CPR
CPR
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Tube Feedings
Tube Feedings
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Discharge Instructions
Discharge Instructions
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Copd
Copd
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Medication Management
Medication Management
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Blood Products
Blood Products
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
DON
DON
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Medical Care
Medical Care
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
TPN
TPN
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
LVN
LVN
0.4%
0.4%
50
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