community 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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Compassionate Community Health Nurse with 25+ years of experience. Bilingual in English and Spanish, working in communities and villages of southern Mexico. Collaborating with families and patients for comprehensive care and advocating for patient needs. Committed and passionate in assisting individuals to meet unique needs, and leading others to better health through education and preventive self-care.

  • Nursing Consultation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Medication Administration
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Preventative Healthcare
  • Home Visits
  • Public Speaking
  • Community Advocate
  • Rehabilitation Assistance
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • First Aid
  • Alternative Treatments
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Needs Assessment
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Meticulous Attention to Detail
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Task Prioritization, Multitasking and Time Management
  • Ease with Computers and Technology
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Typing documents and correspondence
Community Nurse, 03/1994 - 08/2020
Cottage Health System Solvang, ,
  • Worked amongst various people groups in southern Mexico, using Spanish as the trade language
  • Assisted in prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum care
  • Taught childbirth education and well baby care
  • Assisted in clinic and homebirths
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance
  • Instructed in-home caregivers on treatment techniques, medication schedules, dietary restrictions, safety protocols and other information relevant for daily treatment of patients
  • Held consultations with patients and families to provide detailed information about diagnosed medical conditions, answering questions and advising on effective treatment methods
  • Administered oral and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions
  • Administered medications and treatments directly to patients following standard nursing techniques
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues
  • Advised patients on preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative therapies available, addressing benefits and drawbacks and suggesting treatments appropriate for unique situations
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns
  • Performed preliminary evaluations of patient conditions, asking questions regarding mental health and lifestyle factors
Office Secretary, 03/1994 - 08/2020
Non Profit Organization City, ,
  • Executed on-time projects by solving complex issues for senior leadership
  • Responded to customer issues to provide immediate resolution and improve retention
  • Oversaw staff correspondence, record tracking and data communications, resulting in improved automation of office operations
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, maintaining front desk and reception area in neat and organized fashion
  • Sorted mail, packages, letters and interdepartmental correspondence and delivered to company employees
  • Kept office equipment functional and supplies well-stocked to promote efficient operations
  • Composed, edited and typed memos and reports with job-related software
  • Updated system to organize office documentation, maximizing efficiency and increasing productivity
  • Maintained organized filing system of paper and electronic documents
  • Sent and distributed mail and parcels
  • Managed staff calendars and coordinated travel, meeting and hotel accommodations
  • Produced and distributed memos, newsletters and other forms of communication
  • Answered telephone calls to give information to callers, take messages or transfer calls to appropriate individuals
  • Managed office duties, ordered materials, organized workspaces, answered emails and made phone calls
  • Received and routed incoming calls and correspondence to promote timely communication
  • Assisted with accounts receivable and accounts payable functions
  • Anticipated leadership needs by preparing or gathering records, reports and correspondence
  • Transcribed documents and maintained high levels of accuracy
Home Director, 03/1994 - 08/2020
Self-employed City, ,
  • Directed care of children in multiple, austere environments
  • Organized and led dietary management for family of 9 while preventing food borne illnesses
  • Managed budgetary requirements for family of 9
  • Developed and coordinated educational programs for children
  • Offered positive reinforcement and taught life skills regarding chores and cooking techniques
  • Counseled children in handling family, financial and educational problems
  • Facilitated bereavement groups and provided counseling and emotional support to help children cope with loss
  • Responded to crisis situations quickly to maintain calm and immediately determine level of assistance needed
  • Conducted regular rounds to keep children and areas safe and secure
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1991
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne, IN
Status -
  • Awarded Pell Grant
  • Graduated summa cum laude
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School Attended

  • Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

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  • Community Nurse
  • Office Secretary
  • Home Director


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