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acute dialysis registered nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Patient-oriented and compassionate with fifteen years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Collaboration with doctors, care management and nursing staff
  • Establishing a relationship with patients built on mutual respect and trust
  • Healthcare Management
  • Vascular Procedures
  • Hemodialysis Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Compliance Issues
  • Onsite Visits
  • Patient Health Information Access
Education
SUNY Delhi Delhi, NY, Expected in 05/2015 BSN : Nursing - GPA :
SUNY Adirondack Queensbury, NY, Expected in 05/2008 ASN : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Licensed NYS RN. exp 1/31/2026
Work History
Community Health System - Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse
, , Glens Falls, NY 06/2018 - Current
  • Recognized changes in each patient's condition and adjusted dialysis treatments on daily basis.
  • Addressed issues with multiple organ systems in patients with critical illnesses.
  • Met with patients to gather vitals, evaluate symptoms and assess conditions, ordered diagnostic tests and interpreted laboratory results.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints, and current symptoms.
  • Work closely with hospitalist, nephrologist, intentivist and nursing staff to achieve the best possible outcomes for the patients
  • Managed inpatient HD unit, often working independently/solo.
  • Provided training and timely feed back for new employees - ensuring their understanding and competency
  • Available for mandatory call, providing emergency HD treatments at nephrology's discretion.
  • Managed patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses and changing care plans accordingly.
  • Communicated with physicians and hospital staff regarding significant information to notify staff of issues and changes.
  • Worked on regular basis with patients suffering from conditions such as traumatic brain injuries, burns and cardiac events.
  • Assisted in care of chronically-ill patients, with focus on patients with kidney disease, high blood pressure and asthma.
  • Gained high level of understanding regarding renal function, kidney diseases and conditions and dialytic treatments.
  • Educated families and patients regarding conditions, symptoms and care plans.
  • Provided each chronic and acute renal patient with compassionate and dedicated plan of care for treatment.
  • Educated patients and families on dialysis side effects.
  • Analyzed emergency situations and took prompt action to save lives.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and other condition-stabilizing interventions.
Pacific Medical Centers - Hemodialysis Registered Nurse
, , Glens Falls, NY 05/2015 - 06/2018
  • Educated families and patients regarding conditions, symptoms and care plans.
  • Addressed issues with multiple organ systems in patients with critical illnesses.
  • Managed patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses and changing care plans accordingly.
  • Provided expert critical care response in emergency situations involving illnesses or injuries.
  • Worked both outpatient and inpatient areas - including bedside ICU treatments
  • Managed home care program; both HD and PD. Including documentation, medication, labs values, quality of treatments and ordering any tests/ procedures as needed
  • Worked in close collaboration with nephrology, utilizing a team approach in providing the best possible care for the renal patient
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Worked with healthcare team to develop new dialysis treatment flow sheet and other log forms, improving clinical documentation and accountability.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Analyzed emergency situations and took prompt action to save lives.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints, and current symptoms.
Uchealth - RN, Medical-Surgical
, , Glens Falls, NY 12/2008 - 05/2015
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment, and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Took on role as charge nurse when needed, providing support and timely feedback to patients and staff
Christiana Care Health System - Vascular Access Registered Nurse
, , Glens Falls, NY 04/2021 - Current
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Assessed all central lines within the hospital; maintaining dressings, patency, condition and necessity of said lines; including accessing/de accessing ports.
  • Proving IV access in patients deemed difficult sticks as well as difficult lab draws.
  • Utilizing beepers that cover the entire hospital, responding in a timely and professional manner, collaborating closely with doctors to provide the best vascular access option for patients
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • SUNY Delhi
  • SUNY Adirondack

Job Titles Held:

  • Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse
  • Hemodialysis Registered Nurse
  • RN, Medical-Surgical
  • Vascular Access Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • BSN
  • ASN

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