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acute care registered nurse resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Professional Experienced Registered Nurse with a proven track record in providing nursing care for acute, critical and chronic cardiac patients. I excel in environments that require both independent decision-maClaire and team collaboration. Also, I am extremely interested in further developing my abilities through more exposure to intensive care environments. Skilled at providing comprehensive nursing care to diverse patient populations. I have practiced as a licensed RN in Boston, MA for 7 years. Current RN practicing on acute care, in-patient Cardiac/Telemetry Unit at Prisma Health Memorial Campus, Greenville, SC for the past 8 years.

Skills
  • IV Insertion (Assist with PICC insertions)
  • ACLS certified
  • BLS certified
  • Respond to and perform in medical codes/medical emergencies
  • Telemetry (15+ years)
  • Catheter and wound care (including wound vacs)
  • Patient advocacy within multiple provider specialties
  • Disease Prevention and Management
  • Direct patient care with 15 + years in acute hospital setting
  • Epic charting /EMR charting
  • Phlebotomy
  • Surgery (Pre and Post-op care)
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Pre- and Post-Operative Care
  • Diabetes management
  • Arrhythmia certification (Annually)
  • Customer Service to patients, families, and visitor's
Experience
Acute Care Registered Nurse, 07/2012 to Current
HcaRussellville, AR,
  • Liaised between patients and doctors, completing comprehensive assessments and recording medical information to achieve recovery goals
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies
  • Carried out physician orders in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Acted as liaison for hospital staff, physicians, patients and family members
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options
  • Assisted patients with functional mobility and daily tasks to increase comfort and reduce disability
  • Measured and monitored patient EKGs
  • Counseled and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease self-management, wound management and medications
Acute Care Registered Nurse, 06/2005 to 04/2012
HcaRutherfordton, NC,
  • Perform patient care to telemetry patients including preoperative coronary artery bypass graft patients, and pre- and post-cardiac catherization patients
  • Additionally have cared for many medical, orthopedic, and gastrointestinal patients as assigned
  • Act as a patient advocate; assessing acute changes in patient status and relaying information to all members of the health care team
  • Coordinate care for patient assignments ranging from four to eight patients, depending on the shift with the multidisciplinary health care team
  • Extremely versed in nursing treatments and care such as, chest tubes, IV drips, respiratory care, pre and post procedure protocols, Anti-coagulant protocols, tracheotomy care
Acute Care Registered Nurse, 08/2007 to 10/2008
HcaSaint Helena, CA,
  • Performed all Cardiac Nursing Protocols according to American Heart Association and specific Hospital for patients with active Myocardial Infarction
  • Perform patient care to telemetry patients including all chest pain patients awaiting cardiac surgery, cardiac cauterization or stress testing
  • Act as a patient advocate; assessing acute changes in patient status and relaying information to all members of the health care team
  • Provide safety to all patients as well as educate and teach patients according to their individual needs
  • Managed and Inserted all patient's Peripheral TV's
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions
Patient Care Associate, 04/2001 to 06/2005
Northwell HealthStamford, CT,
  • Completed patient treatments as directed, and assist healthcare professionals with more complex treatments
  • Performed phlebotomy and EKG's, and performed glucometry
  • Answered patient call lights, including hourly rounding and ensures resolution of patient issues
  • Assisted with activities of daily living such as hygiene, nutrition, elimination, mobility, comfort, and safety
Education and Training
Associates Degree: Nursing, Expected in 2005
Quincy College - Quincy, Ma
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Certifications Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS): , Expected in
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Bachelor of Science: RN To BSN, Expected in 2021
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
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Online RN to BSN Program

Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification ( Current 2018-2020)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (7/2019-7/2021)

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School Attended

  • Quincy College
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Acute Care Registered Nurse
  • Acute Care Registered Nurse
  • Acute Care Registered Nurse
  • Patient Care Associate

Degrees

  • Associates Degree
  • Certifications Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Bachelor of Science

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