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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

ADN Registered Nurse with charge experience and exceptional people skills.

Versed in Med/Surg nursing on a busy 40 bed Cardiac/Renal unit.

Desires a challenging role as a bedside nurse with the ability to be a pro-active team member and primarily a patient advocate.

Having been an LPN for 12+ years afforded extensive hands on education, experience, increased knowledge with most major and minor health issues, diseases, treatments, and prevention of diseases/illnesses.

Passionate for nursing and patient care.

Seeking an opportunity to learn, grow, and be a positive team member for the long haul. 


Skills

Treatment primarily cardiac (MI, Angioplasty/gram - pre and post care, Angina, Pacemakers, A-fib/flutter, along with other dysrhythmias of the heart, Hypertension/Hypertensive Crisis, Telemetry, Cardiac meds and drips, and Renal (Dialysis patients, Peritoneal dialysis and HD, fistulas, hemosplits, CVL//Port care, dietary needs, and metabolic imbalances) as well as extensive knowledge of most Med/Surg diseases and treatments: CHF, COPD, Pneumonia, GI, Diabetes, Sepsis, UTI's, Pre and Post surgical care.

  • Clinical leadership and supervision
  • HIPAA and Confidentiality
  • All basic skills required for the role of a Registered Nurse
  • ACLS/BLS/CPR Certified
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Diabetes management
  • Emergency protocols 
  • Patient monitoring
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Family and patient support
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • Direct patient care
  • Culturally sensitive 
  • Patient management
Experience
12/2018 to Current ADN Registered Nurse Southern Ohio Medical Center | Portsmouth, OH,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Delivered care to 6-7 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
06/2015 to 10/2018 Staff Nurse / Registered Nurse National Park Medical Center | City, STATE,

Charge RN on a busy 40 bed Cardiac/Renal Med/Surg unit caring for up to 7 high acuity patients of my own and their families while assisting my RN's , LPN's, and CNA's with other patients needs. Most 12 hour shifts involve any average admission rate of 4-12 patients on any given shift, as I work night shift.

Independent worker, enjoy challenges, but will always ask questions when needed and seek guidance when needing help.

Value each team member as family at my current employer and firmly believe that each patient on my floor is everyone's responsibility, therefore call lights and patient care are done as needed even if the patient belongs to another nurse.

Firm believer that we must all work together for the greater good and safety of our patients and their families.

Charge duties include overseeing 5-6 other RN's and LPN's with 2-4 CNA's each shift.

  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
12/2002 to 07/2011 Licensed Practical Nurse Family Medicine Clinic | City, STATE,

Personal LPN to Dr. Martin Koehn MD, who is a family medicine physician who also specializes in hospice and long term care. As Dr. Koehn's nurse, I was responsible for greeting each patient, gathering health data, vital signs, preparing patients for in office procedures, administered ordered oral and injectable medications, performed ECG's, respiratory updrafts and any other assistance Dr. Koehn needed. I answered 80+ phone calls per day r/t his patients and supervised the medication room and vaccinations. I called out prescriptions, while also e-scribing (electronic) prescriptions as well, scheduled office appointments to referred specialists, dealt with obtaining Prior Authorizations from insurance companies for certain tests and medications, and reported lab results to patients while providing a caring, safe, environment for every patient we would see in clinic.

  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with active patients.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 24+ patients per day.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
Education and Training
Expected in 2015 Associate of Science | ADN - Registered Nurse National Park College, Hot Springs, AR GPA:
Expected in 2002 Diploma | Licensed Practical Nurse Quapaw Technical College, Hot Springs, AR GPA:

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School Attended
  • National Park College
  • Quapaw Technical College
Job Titles Held:
  • ADN Registered Nurse
  • Staff Nurse / Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma

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