Nursing Administration Sample Resumes

Here's a helpful resume sample for the Nursing Administration field.

John Doe
Somewhere, USA

OBJECTIVE- Administrator for Nursing Services at a progressive hospital facility.

Masters in Hospital Administration, University of Houston (1977)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas (1971)



University Hospital
Athens, Georgia

Associate Administrator For Nursing Services 1993 - to Present.
Direct the activities of a 520 FTE nursing staff with a $30 million budget in a 380 bed medical center. Responsible for all inpatient units including medical, surgical, and cardiac intensive care units, an eight room operating suite, and a level one trauma/emergency department. Work directly with four Division Directors and twelve Nursing Supervisors.
Developed new standards for care and set up daily mechanisms which ensure compliance. Established more effective budgetary and staffing monitoring systems which save over $400,000 per year. Opened six critical care beds and added a head nurse.


Jackson Medical Center
Jackson, Michigan

Division Director, Acute Care 1989 - 1993
Responsible for this eight unit division with a 205 FTE nursing staff – 190 beds, $12 million budget. Established workable and effective budgetary controls. Installed and coordinated a capital equipment purchasing system which saved $85,000. Implemented two medical services. Established, trained, and supported a service for ventilator dependent quadriplegics in the Rehabilitation unit. Trained staff in troubleshooting ventilators and working with patients.

Nursing Administrative Supervisor, Medical/Surgical 1985 - 1989
Responsible for two 24-bed units with a 69 FTE staff. Established a six bed telemetry unit and a cardiac patient teaching program. Developed a primary nursing care model and upgraded the staff from mostly aides to mostly RNs. Increased the role of head nurses by giving them greater budgetary and administrative responsibilities. Established preoperative standards.


The Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

Nursing Administrative Supervisor, Acute Medicine 1981 - 1985.
Administered two medical units with 62 beds and a 65 FTE staff. Trained new staff as the units moved from mostly aides to a staff of RNs. Worked with head nurses as they were given more managerial responsibility.

Inservice Instructor 1977 - 1981.
Provided orientation and continuing education of RN staff and skills training for nurses assistants.

Head Nurse, Cardiac Unit 1975 - 1977

Georgia Society for Nurse Executives
Georgia Nurses Associations
National Associations for Women Executives

Certified as Health Care Mediator, Boston, University
Certified in Nursing Administration, American Nurses Association
Certified in Critical Care Nursing, American Association of Critical Care Nurses