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bed management nurse resume example with 17+ years of experience

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

Hardworking experienced nurse with desire to take on new challenges. Strong work ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working efficiently and effectively unsupervised

Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges.

Detail-oriented.

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Successful work history providing direct patient care, as well as Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Care Coordination
  • Records Management
  • Patient Management
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Routine Examinations
Experience
2018 to Current Bed Management Nurse Common Spirit | Morrilton, AR,
  • Coordinated assignment of beds based on appropriate level of care and patient acuity from the emergency department, surgical services, direct admissions, and patient transfers within the hospital and from outside facilities.
  • Promoted optimal utilization of hospital beds by communicating with staffing, nursing supervisors, emergency department and unit leads regarding bed availability, current census and admission needs.
  • Anticipated, addressed and resolved daily issues arising from increased census and decreased bed availability.
  • Complied and transcribed current, accurate census and bed availability information.
  • Coordinated communication between physicians, physician assistance and/or nurse practitioners at outside facilities with hospitalists, intensivists and specialty physicians within the hospital in order to facilitate patient transfers into the hospital.
  • Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, screened all patients (emergency department admissions, direct admissions and transfer patients from outside facilities) thoroughly for COVID symptoms prior to admission to floor, and provided the hospital and State of Ohio with essential patient data.
12/2007 to 01/2023 Emergency Department Nurse Aultman Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Provided essential care for a variety of patients, ranging in age from newborn to geriatrics, in a 55 bed, busy, level 2 trauma center.
  • Cared for patients experiencing acute traumas, including but not limited to, cardiac arrests, strokes, motor vehicle accidents and gunshot wounds.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injury and illnesses based on patient's level of consciousness, vital signs and number of anticipated resources for their care in department.
  • Recorded patient medical and surgical histories, current home medications, patient assessments, vital signs, treatments provided, and medication administration completely, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Proficiency in IV insertion, blood draws and obtaining EKGs.
  • Assisted physicians with multiple procedures, including but not limited to, lumbar puncture, central line insertion, moderate sedation for GI and orthopedic procedures, TPA administration and intubation.
  • Acted in a temporary charge nurse role for three years-supervising up to 19 registered nurses and 5 patient care technician and/or paramedics during a 12 hour shift, maintained clear and open communications with physicians to coordinate efficient patient flow in the department
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC and NIH certifications up to date.
03/2005 to 12/2007 Neurosurgical Floor Nurse Aultman Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Maintained a five patient assignment, while assessing patient needs, prioritizing treatments, administering medications, and providing routine patient care.
  • Cared for patient population consisting primarily of neurosurgery, general surgery and trauma patients.
  • Recorded patient assessments, vital signs, medication administration and progress on patients.
  • Assessed and evaluated post-surgical patients, recognizing and addressing complications early and notifying physicians of findings.
  • Educated patients and family members about patient health conditions, medical and/or surgical procedures, and medications.
  • Provided thorough discharge instructions to all patients and family members, answering and clarifying all questions.
  • Collaborated with nurse aides, charge nurse, physicians and nurse practitioners in the care of patients.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2016 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Kent State University, Kent, OH GPA:
Expected in 12/2004 to to Diploma of Nursing | Aultman Hospital School of Nursing, Canton, OH, GPA:
Expected in 05/2002 to to Associate of Science | Kent State University- Tuscarawas, Kent, OH GPA:
Expected in 05/2002 to to High School Diploma | Carrollton High School, Carrollton, OH GPA:
Certifications
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • TNCC
  • NIH

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School Attended

  • Kent State University
  • Aultman Hospital School of Nursing
  • Kent State University- Tuscarawas
  • Carrollton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bed Management Nurse
  • Emergency Department Nurse
  • Neurosurgical Floor Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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