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Cristina Cravcesco

Telefón: 555-555-5555


Compassionate and caring experienced Charge Nurse with a natural affinity towards looking after patients and a personal commitment to quality patient care. Experienced in various aspects of nursing management, overseeing operations including assisting physicians with procedures, administration and documentation of medications, discharge planning, and post-op care. Reliable team player with flexibility and accountability, supervising RNs, CNAs, and LPNs serving as a patient advocate.

Key Skills & Competences:

  • Experienced in various assessment techniques, evaluation of symptoms for chronic diseases, and implementation of correct treatment plan.
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical nursing and surgical procedures.
  • Capable of delegating responsibilities to nursing staff as per the need of the department.
  • Organizing, prioritizing, and delegating nursing work flow throughout the ward.
  • Championing a culture of learning and quality improvement in the clinical area.


01/2010 - 08/2019, Charge Nurse, Scripps Mercy Hospital, Pennsylvania, USA

Key Contributions & Responsibilities:

  • Handled 30+ patients in the critical care department, assessed status, and notified doctors.
  • Performed daily wellness check for 60 patients suffering from lifestyle or chronic health issues and updating electronic charts.
  • Performed wound care, catheterization, oxygen therapy, and PICC line care.
  • Assisted with assessments, physical examinations of patients by performing lab tests and MRI scans.
  • Oversaw 25 nurses working in the 17-bed critical care unit.
  • Organized work shifts of nurses and monitored performance.
  • Held regular meetings to hear concerns, addressed issues and resolved possible conflicts.
  • Monitored the department’s medical supplies using to ensure that there always was enough inventory to avoid supply shortage during an emergency.
06/2006 - 01/2010, Charge Nurse, Wood Rose Hospital, Pennsylvania, USA

Key Contributions & Responsibilities: 

  • Assigned as team leader after one year and tasked to supervise 10 nurses/shift.
  • Provided clinical and emotional support to patients and their families. Updated family members on patients’ health status and treatment options.
  • Coordinated with doctors, nurses, emergency medical technicians, and other healthcare professionals to provide immediate care to patients.
  • Alerted doctors when patient was unresponsive or began to deteriorate and requested for treatment re-evaluation or emergency intervention.
  • Implemented nursing plans of care, reviewed the progress/status of patients, and revised plans of care.
  • Identified and provided additional assistance and support to ensure quality patient care and positive outcomes.


09/2005 - 06/2006, Master of Science in Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA

Graduated with Honors

09/2001 - 08/2005, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA

GPA: 3.7


Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA): obtained from American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), 2013.

Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN): obtained from American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) 2012.

Passed NCLEX-RN: National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination, 2008.


Clinical practice
Bed management
Clinical expertise
Nursing administration
Patient safety


Forward thinking
Hard working
Action oriented
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