Nurse Manager Resume - Returning to the Workforce

by A Seasoned California Nursing Professional
(State of California, USA)

Nurse Manager Resume - Returning to the Workforce

Master of Nursing Administration June 1990
University of California, Los Angeles

Bachelor of Science in Nursing June 1986
Minor in Psychology
Mount Saint Mary’s College, Los Angeles


Nurse Case Manager January 2003-May 2004
Medex Healthcare, Inc., Long Beach, CA

Provided case management for the Worker’s Compensation HCO program. Monitored and coordinated medical care for injured employees. Managed care with employees, providers, claims administrators and employers. Primary focus was developing medically appropriate treatment plans with the emphasis on early return to work and controlling cost. Managed catastrophic cases through proactive case management.

Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Nurse III January 1994-March 1996
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Provided patient care in the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit, including neurotrauma and neurosurgical and Medical Respiratory Intensive Care Unit. Cross-trained in recovery room, short stay surgery and emergency room.

Coordinated and triaged admissions and transfer of patients. Organized daily staffing assignments. Balanced monthly staff schedule. Facilitated multidisciplinary rounds.

Monitored staff performance and completed performance evaluations. Conducted Quality Improvement audits.

Nurse Manager September 1991-January 1994
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Responsible for 24 hour total operations of a 20 bed Surgical-Trauma and Open Heart Intensive Care Unit and for one year also responsible for an 8 bed Cardiac Care Unit.

Hired and managed over 90 staff members (up to 70 FTEs). Prepared, managed, and monitored a 3 million dollar budget. Monitored staff performance and conducted yearly performance reviews.

Facilitated all new products to the critical care service. Participated in committee work such as, Continuous Quality Improvement, Shared Governance, New Products Standardization, Charting by Exception, Trauma QI Review and Organ and Tissue Donation.

Critical Care Supervisor, September 1990-July 1991
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Day Shift supervisor for Surgical-Trauma, Medical-Respiratory and Cardiac Care Intensive Care Units, as well as, Extended Critical Care Unit.

Was responsible for 76 beds; provided patient care as needed.

Critical Care Registered Nurse October 1987-April 1990
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Provided patient care in a Neurosurgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Acted as charge nurse, participated and was a speaker for Critical Care Grand Rounds 1988 and 1989.

Clinical Nurse II June 1986-October 1987
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Provided primary and team nursing for acute medical-surgical patients with various conditions such as, cardiovascular, renal, endocrine, AIDS, respiratory and oncology. Acted as charge nurse periodically.


Licensed Registered Nurse, BCLS, Intravenous Venipuncture Certification - March 2011

Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification, 1995-1998

American Nurse Association
Pi Theta Mu Honor Society
Who’s Who Among Young American Professionals
National Charity League Active Member

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