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chemotherapy nurse resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Driven Registered Nurse with 5 years of experience caring for patients within stepdown/progressive unit setting. Smoothly deliver comprehensive patient care and delegate tasks according to patient needs and personnel skillsets. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

Skills
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Patient Care
  • Bi-lingual in English and Creole
  • Ventilator care
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Patient discharging
  • Taking vitals
  • Family and patient support
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Documenting vitals
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Seizure management
  • SBAR communication
Experience
Chemotherapy Nurse, 09/2021 - Current
Hca Slidell, LA,
  • Emotionally supported patients during treatments and gave information on support groups and therapy services.
  • Spoke with patients to better understand experienced side effects, noting details in charts for physician follow-up.
  • Discussed importance of good nutrition during chemotherapy treatments and explained what side effects to expect.
  • Administered prescribed medication and chemotherapy treatments in alignment with nursing standards.
  • Monitored patients' reactions to chemotherapy and recommended methods for treating side effects.
  • Accessed patient ports and PICC lines to start infusions and check for cleanliness.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
Relief Charge Nurse, 04/2021 - Current
Cranial Technologies Tempe, AZ,
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.
Registered Nurse, 08/2017 - Current
Aventura Hospital & Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Delivered care to 5 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2014
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Nova Southeastern University - Davie, FL
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Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification (2018 to present)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification (2018 to present)
  • Chemotherapy certified (2021)
  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification ( 2017 to present)
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Nova Southeastern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Chemotherapy Nurse
  • Relief Charge Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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