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community health nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Seasoned Community Health Nurse with 30 years of experience evaluating and addressing community health issues. Met with patients in-clinic to diagnose medical conditions and provide treatment, handled patient medical records and files, coordinated with insurance companies and interacted with general public to educate on prevalent conditions and their prevention and treatment. Passionate professional leading others to better health through education and quality health care.

Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medication Administration
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Patient Examination
  • Care Coordination
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Critical Thinking
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Community Healthcare Programming
  • Community Program Referrals
  • Microsoft Office
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • OASIS assessment
Experience
03/2015 to Current Community Health Nurse City Of Springfield | Springfield, MO,
  • Cooperated with health-related agencies and organizations in carrying out community activities.
  • Administered medications and treatments directly to patients following physician prescriptions and instructions and standard nursing techniques.
  • Attended staff meetings and required courses to maintain knowledge of current clinic procedures and latest medical advances relevant to everyday practice.
  • Advised patients on preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative therapies available, addressing benefits and drawbacks and suggesting treatments appropriate for unique situations.
  • Revised patient care plans through regular assessment and evaluation of patient conditions and changes over time to improve prognosis in collaboration with clinic physicians.
  • Performed preliminary evaluations of patient conditions, administering physical examinations and asking questions regarding mental health and lifestyle factors to report to physicians.
  • Held consultations with patients and families to provide detailed information about diagnosed medical conditions, answering questions and advising on effective treatment methods.
  • Maintained comprehensive records of patient visits, diagnoses and prescriptions to provide physicians with complete understanding of patient medical history and conditions.
  • Instructed in-home caregivers on treatment techniques, medication schedules, dietary restrictions, safety protocols and other information relevant for daily treatment of patients.
  • Developed treatment plans for individual patients, accounting for special needs of patient, physician diagnoses and recommendations and patient's desired outcomes.
  • Submitted patient medical records and personal information to outside professionals and to insurance companies when requested.
  • Collected OASIS data, evaluating for accuracy, completeness and logical coherence in determining appropriate sequencing of diagnoses.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
01/1990 to 08/2019 Community Health Nurse City Of Springfield | Springfield, MA,
  • Cooperated with health-related agencies and organizations in carrying out community activities.
  • Administered medications and treatments directly to patients following physician prescriptions and instructions and standard nursing techniques.
  • Advised patients on preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative therapies available, addressing benefits and drawbacks and suggesting treatments appropriate for unique situations.
  • Revised patient care plans through regular assessment and evaluation of patient conditions and changes over time to improve prognosis in collaboration with clinic physicians.
  • Performed preliminary evaluations of patient conditions, administering physical examinations and asking questions regarding mental health and lifestyle factors to report to physicians.
  • Maintained comprehensive records of patient visits, diagnoses and prescriptions to provide physicians with complete understanding of patient medical history and conditions.
  • Instructed in-home caregivers on treatment techniques, medication schedules, dietary restrictions, safety protocols and other information relevant for daily treatment of patients.
03/2003 to 03/2016 Community Health Nurse City Of Springfield | Springfield, MO,
  • Administered medications and treatments directly to patients following physician prescriptions and instructions and standard nursing techniques.
  • Attended staff meetings and required courses to maintain knowledge of current clinic procedures and latest medical advances relevant to everyday practice.
  • Advised patients on preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative therapies available, addressing benefits and drawbacks and suggesting treatments appropriate for unique situations.
  • Revised patient care plans through regular assessment and evaluation of patient conditions and changes over time to improve prognosis in collaboration with clinic physicians.
  • Maintained comprehensive records of patient visits, diagnoses and prescriptions to provide physicians with complete understanding of patient medical history and conditions.
  • Instructed in-home caregivers on treatment techniques, medication schedules, dietary restrictions, safety protocols and other information relevant for daily treatment of patients.
  • Developed treatment plans for individual patients, accounting for special needs of patient, physician diagnoses and recommendations and patient's desired outcomes.
  • Submitted patient medical records and personal information to outside professionals and to insurance companies when requested.
  • Collected OASIS data, evaluating for accuracy, completeness and logical coherence in determining appropriate sequencing of diagnoses.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
03/1987 to 03/2003 Medical Surgical Nurse Pacific Medical Centers | Salem, OR,
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments to identify patient needs, devise care plans, modify care solutions and support patient rights.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
  • Educated patients and families on medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain management.
  • Delivered tailored nursing care to adult patients suffering from multiple diagnoses.
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/1980 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing CLMMH School of Nursing, Bacolod City, Philippines GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • CLMMH School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Community Health Nurse
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Medical Surgical Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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