cardiac rehab nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with nearly 30 years experience who has cared for patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics, working mostly in critical care, desires to expand nursing career into the field of cardiac rehab.

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Highly proficient patient assessment skills
  • Nearly 30 years of experience in cardiac monitoring and interpretation
  • Excellent bedside manner
  • Strong teamwork
  • Coordinating care of /management of clinically complex patients
  • Open to new ideas/ learning new skills
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS certified
Work History
06/2017 to Current
Cardiac Rehab Nurse Cognizant Technology Solutions Bellflower, CA,
  • Assists with the exercise treatment plans of cardiac patients who are recovering from or trying to manage cardiovascular disease
  • Provides cardiac monitoring during exercises to guide patients to a more heart healthy path in order to lower the risk of heart problems in the future
  • Monitor patients' responses to rehabilitation plans, documented interventions as appropriate in
  • LSI system
  • Monitored, recorded and reported symptoms or changes in patients' conditions to appropriate physicians
  • Educated patients, family members and caregivers on conditions and treatment protocols to aid in compliance and improve outcomes
  • Completed detailed patient intakes, and ITP evaluations per protocol.
06/2017 to Current
RN Mhm Services, Inc. Valdosta, GA,
  • Cardiac Services (per diem)
  • Assessment, evaluation and EKG monitoring for all patients undergoing treadmill and pharmacologic cardiac stress testing
  • Collects patient history and physical review including review of current medications
  • IV insertion and administration of medications as ordered for chemical stress tests and stress echocardiograms
  • Monitoring and documentation of vital signs throughout procedure, response to medications, side effects or adverse reactions, and administration of appropriate medications and interventions for reversal as indicated
  • Communicates with cardiologist in a timely manner regarding question/concerns regarding changes in patient condition/ EKG changes.
12/1993 to Current
Registered Nurse- ACUTE CARE UNIT Promedica Memorial Hospital City, STATE,
  • Nursing care and ongoing assessment of inpatients with a wide range of ages, diagnoses, and levels of care ranging from medical-surgical to intensive care
  • Communication of crucial information to physicians, including assessments, changes in condition, and critical lab results
  • Select, prepare, or use noninvasive equipment, monitors, supplies as appropriate to the individual patient
  • Respond to emergency situations by providing airway management, administering emergency fluids or drugs, or using pediatric, basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques
  • Administer blood and blood product transfusions or intravenous infusions, monitoring patients for adverse reactions
  • Perform nursing practices that respond to the results of diagnostic tests and screening procedures based on assessment results, differential diagnoses, and knowledge about age, gender and health status of clients
  • Document data related to patients' care including assessments, interventions, medications, patient responses, treatment changes and care plans
  • Set up, operate, insertion of and/or monitoring invasive equipment and devices such as colostomy, catheters, gastrointestinal tubes, central lines, chest tubes and mechanical ventilators
  • Many years of experience in administering cardiovascular medications, pressors and antiarrhythmic agents, including dosing, side effects and drug interactions
  • Assessed daily patient care needs and developed and distributed patient care assignments
  • Contributed to and performed performance evaluations of staff
  • Communicated with/educated patients and families to clarify diagnoses, plan of care and treatment options
  • Delegated tasks to staff members based on scope of practice, competencies and qualifications
  • Oriented and educated student nurses and newly hired nurses.
02/1992 to 10/1995
Registered Nurse Mercy Hospital City, STATE,
  • Nursing assessment and care of adult medical-surgical patients, with all aspects of care monitored, including diet and physical activity
  • Telemetry monitoring of patients as indicated
  • Limited IV medication drips and IV cardiac medications as per policy
  • Monitored, recorded and reported symptoms or changes in patients' conditions and modified patient treatment plans as indicated
  • Maintained accurate and detailed records of changes in patient condition, responses to interventions and plan of care
  • Administered prescribed medications and monitored patients for side effects and adverse reactions
  • Trained newly-registered nurses in the correct nursing procedures and performance strategies.
Expected in
Associate Degree: Nursing
Owens Technical College - Toledo, OH

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School Attended

  • Owens Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Cardiac Rehab Nurse
  • RN
  • Registered Nurse- ACUTE CARE UNIT
  • Registered Nurse


  • Associate Degree

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