acute care registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
  • :
  • single:
  • :
Professional Summary

•Patient- oriented RN with extensive years of clinical experience, devoted to delivering every patient high-quality, compassionate patient care in hospital setting. Highly skilled and demonstrated care coordination and leadership skills that drive patient outcomes while sustaining care objectives. Seeking to take next career step with respected organization.

•Multi-state licensed RN in Illinois, Florida and California.

•Active member of ILSPAN ( Illinois Society of Peri-Anesthesia Nurses ), participates in annual national conferences.

•Recognized for significant leadership efforts for being the department Magnet Ambassador for the 4th year Magnet Recognition of Northwest Community Healthcare in 2020.

•Served as the department representative in the Shared Leadership Council, i.e, Clinical Nurse Leadership Council at Northwest Community Healthcare ( NCH ) 2017-2019

•Active member of the resource team in The Nursing Professional development Council that shares knowledge and expertise in nursing as an academic preceptor/practicum advisor.

• Worked as a Clinical Resource Nurse in Cardiac Surveillance Unit ( Inpatient department ) and doing charge nurse role currently in Day Surgery Center ( Outpatient department ) both at Northwest Community Healthcare

Areas of Skills and Credentials
  • Care Coordination/Case Management and Discharge Planning
  • Leadership skills in clinical settings and staffing
  • Mechanical Ventilation, tracheostomy, ostomy and wound care
  • Cardiac procedures ( pre and post CABG, coronary angiogram )
  • Peripheral nerve block
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Computer skills


ACLS Certified-1997-current

PALS Certified-2017-current

BLS Certified1995-current

Work History
Acute Care Registered Nurse, 02/2002 - Current
Prime Healthcare Los Angeles, CA,
  • Works as charge nurse and resource team member, providing supervision for day-to-day operations of patient flow and acuity, attends to department daily huddle
  • Collaborates with leadership by participating in shared governance committee to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Delivers high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Performs patient education, complete history-taking through preoperative phone screening as well as give pertinent instructions preparing patients pre-procedure.
  • Admits patients in preop area with complete assessment and history-taking, obtains informed consent, initiates peripheral IV, administers meds, educates patients and families regarding procedure, post-op care and hospital routine.
  • Assists anesthesiologists in peripheral nerve block procedures before surgery, proficient in operating portable ultrasound machine and nerve stimulator.
  • Performs direct patient care in PACU, following surgical procedures by closely monitoring patient's hemodynamics.
  • Facilitates prompt discharge of patients and educates family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Performs patient callback post procedure for follow up, screens patients for any issues or complications post operatively and collaborates with surgeons and anesthesia as needed.
  • Supported healthy working environment, adhering to patient safety protocol, complying with hospital policies and maintaining situational awareness.
  • Precepts student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, safety protocols, emergency and operational procedures, care standards and nursing best practices.
  • Floated to critical care unit as needed, performed direct patient care, monitors patient condition to keep patient stable and promote recovery.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels
Home Health Registered Nurse, 06/2009 - Current
Res-Care, Inc. Marietta, GA,
  • Travels to patients' homes to assess health conditions and provide superior level of nursing care.
  • Provides physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management to home health patients.
  • Advises and coaches patients progressing from hospitals, rehab facilities and other medical organizations to at-home treatment settings.
  • Inform physicians of any changes to patients' health or concerns observed during home visits.
  • Educates patients on use and benefits of equipment such as home blood pressure cuffs and glucose meters.
  • Works with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
Clinical Care Coordinator, 04/2013 - 05/2017
Carepoint Health Bayonne, NJ,
  • Coordinated and facilitated services aimed at length of stay, maintained cost effectiveness in provision of healthcare services while assisting patients to accomplish optimum level of wellness and function by facilitating delivery of timely and appropriate services without compromising quality of care.
  • Identified care needs of individual patients and coordinated responses based on physician advice, insurance limitations and procedural costs.
  • Performed effective Utilization Management and Care Coordination, advocating for patients linking physicians, institutions and third party payers. Performed process of identifying any quality issues that occurred during patient's hospitalization.
  • Drove inpatient staff and physician groups to determine goals for level of care to promote length-of-stay management and coordinate post-acute transitions.
  • Explained medical care options to help families make informed healthcare decisions and available resources to facilitate safe discharge planning.
  • Offered leadership, support and clinical expertise within care management teams to achieve outcomes.
  • Arranged transportation and documented details of discharge transition plans.
  • Assessed healthcare needs and monitored effectiveness and progress plans to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Identified opportunities to optimize communication within inpatient and cross-continuum teams to drive effective patient flow and sustainable care transitions from hospital and home, within community care settings and implement supplemental care and services for high-risk patients.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/1990
Status -

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended


Job Titles Held:

  • Acute Care Registered Nurse
  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Care Coordinator


  • Bachelor of Science

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: