Clinical Nurse Specialist Resume
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- Clinical Nurse Specialist Resume
A clinical nurse specialist is an advanced-practice nurse which is why this job position requires candidates to be an experienced registered nurse and hold a master's or doctoral degree. They can choose any one CNS specialties in orthopedics, critical care, oncology, adult health, psychiatric, gerontology, and home health and community health. They work in different health care settings including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and health care facilities.
The clinical nurse specialists are trained and qualified in conducting research, practicing medicine, and manging staff. They can treat patients suffering from any medical conditions as well as counsel and explain them and their families about the treatment course.
When drafting a clinical nurse specialist resume, you have to consider what the recruiter is expecting. Since this is a specialist position that needs registered nurse experience and a license as an advanced-practice nurse, the resume must present you as a professional who has honed her skills in any one area of clinical nurse practice.
Clinical Nurse Specialist Resume
3248 Dovetail Drive
Chicago, IL 60007
Seeking a job as a Clinical Nurse Specialist with “West Suburban Medical Center” where I can make the most of my nursing skills and abilities to provide effective clinical management for professional delivery of high quality care to patients.
Summary of Skills:
- More than 4 years of oncology-specific clinical experience with strong knowledge of the cancer diagnosis and treatment procedures
- Strong knowledge of nursing care for cancer patients, and research experience to identify and solve issues related to cancer patient's care
- Ability to make effective decisions at the critical period, that enhance nursing practice, improve quality, and resource utilization
- Ability to communicate effectively with multidisciplinary team, promote teamwork, and lead work groups
- Ability to utilize advance communication skills to calm down patients emotionally and psychologically
- Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to build effective working relationships with specialists, physicians, nursing team, and other staff members
- Ability to maintain knowledge of current nursing techniques and principles to contribute to the advancement of nursing practice
- Excellent leadership skills, including abilities to mentor staff nurses, and facilitate professional environment
- Effective problem-solving and organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point,etc.
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Mission Healthcare, Chicago, IL
September 2015 - Present
- Working in collaboration with the healthcare professionals with a focus on the diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors
- Actively undertaking clinical audits and research in coordination with the oncology team
- Imparting specialist knowledge to help improve cancer treatment process
- Advising nursing staff to establish and maintain patients' treatment records for the purpose of analyzing, and evaluating patient care plan
- Making rounds with physicians to keep abreast of changes, and coordinating patient care services
- Supporting patients during all states of cancer by providing education to them and their families
- Participating in the development of nursing educational programs, and assisting in meeting performance expectations of nursing staff
- Acting as a patient advocate, and ensuring the multidisciplinary team delivers patient-centered care
IClinical Nurse Specialist
Mercy Heath care system, Chicago, IL
February 2014 – August 2015
- Applied oncology- specific clinical knowledge to implement innovative alternative solutions that provided quality care, and assistance to cancer patients
- Worked collaboratively with health care team to ensure that both practices and professional standards are maintained in the delivery of patient care
- Utilized nursing process to provide education and resources to patients, families, and nursing staff for two inpatient oncology units and also for outpatient oncology services
- Evaluated existing programs, proposals, and recommended methods and approaches to improve cancer treatment processes and outcome
- Participated in administrative meetings related to oncology care
- Planned work schedules to meet educational and clinical needs of the department, supported and promoted department goals and objectives
- Interacted with patients and families to promote health and well-being
- Improved patients' quality of life, and educated them about healthcare policies, illness, chemo procedure, drugs, treatment duration, etc.
- Participated in patient care advocacy directed towards improving quality care within cost effective parameters, and supported patients psychologically
Bachelor of Science In Nursing
Illinois Nursing College, Chicago, IL